Articles tagged: Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office Installations

How to Move an Office 365 Subscription to Another Machine

The Microsoft Office 365 subscription model makes moving to a new machine very, very easy.

Microsoft Office Online

Tip of the Day: Try Microsoft Office Online

.doc to .docx

Tip of the Day: Prefer “docx” Over “doc”

Microsoft Office Apps

Is a Microsoft Office Subscription Worth It?

Before you dismiss it because it’s a subscription product, take a look and do the math – Microsoft Office 365 might be surprisingly affordable.

Microsoft Office Outlook

How Do Outlook and Outlook.com Relate?

Even though they share similar names and do similar things, Outlook and Outlook.com are not related at all.

Leo's Files, Moving in the Cloud

Why I’m (slowly) Switching to OneDrive

I’m slowly switching to OneDrive because I realized there was a fundamental difference between Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online.

Microsoft Update Install Updates

Do I Need Everything Installed by Microsoft Update?

Microsoft Update works hard to make sure your system is up to date and safe – especially safe. It’s generally not a good idea to second guess it.

Open Office Logo

Is OpenOffice a Viable Alternative to Microsoft Office?

Depending on how you use your word processing program, you may be able to find a good, free alternative to Word.

The last edition of Microsoft Works

How do I get Office if I’m on dial-up?

Software packages, more and more, are coming as large download files – I wouldn’t even attempt to do it on dial-up! There may be a few options for you that will work.

Hacker in the night

Is application-provided encryption secure?

Lots of people keep their passwords and sensitive information in documents or spreadsheets sporting a password. Is that really safe?

Email envelope

Why Is a Message Stuck in My Outbox?

There are several reasons why an email might get stuck in an outbox. I’ll look at some of the more common ones.

Office 2010

Can I move Office 2010 to another computer?

Moving Microsoft Office to a new computer is usually an easy process as long as you follow a few steps.

Why Does the Size of My Office File Grow Excessively after I Make Simple Changes?

Microsoft Office documents can sometimes grow larger as you save them. There are a few options to explore to reduce the likelihood, and the space used.

Laptop Computer

How Many Machines Can I Install a Single Copy of Microsoft Office On?

Depending on the situation, the number of machines you can install a single copy of Microsoft Office on is unclear.