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If you have Outlook open all day while you’re working, it can be very distracting seeing desktop email notifications. Here we show you how to turn the feature off in Outlook 2010.

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One issue to consider when switching from Windows to OS X is email, as Windows users are often rooted in Outlook. Today, we show how to move from Outlook to Apple’s Mail.app using Mozilla’s Thunderbird as a bridge to cross the gap.

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If you ever have to read a long Word document, scrolling all the way through it to find what you need can be annoying. Today we look at using the Thumbnails Feature to navigate through them faster.

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If you can’t stand the automatic hyperlinking in Microsoft Word, you might be hard-pressed to find the right place to disable it in Office 2007, since all the settings are hidden so well compared to previous versions.

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If you don’t like the automatic capitalization where Microsoft Word replaces capital letters, you can completely disable that feature or just customize it to meet your needs.

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Have you heard of OneNote, but wonder what it is exactly and how you can use it?  Let’s take a look at OneNote 2010 and see how you can use it to stay more organized and connected.

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Unfortunately when installing Office 2010 not everything goes smoothly. Here is how to fix an Internal Error 2203 which we ran into during one installation of OneNote 2010.

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Sometimes you need to keep your important documents secure so only certain individuals can read and edit them. Here we take a look at how to restrict editing and encrypt your documents in Office 2010.

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This week we learned to transfer a drive image over a network using an Ubuntu Live CD, insert special characters with single keystrokes, change your wi-fi router channel to optimize wireless signals, run Android on a Windows Mobile Phone, bypass Firefox 4.0 beta’s incompatible add-on error, and more. Now that the weekend is here, you can kick back and enjoy our latest batch of geek goodness.

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Do you enjoy the rich feature set of OneNote but prefer Evernote’s online syncing?  Here’s how you can get the best of both worlds with OneNote 2010 and the free Office Web Apps.

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If you’re working with some awful corporate system that should have been retired in the dark ages, you might have had to produce a file from Excel with some weird delimiters other than comma or tab-delimited to import into the system. Here’s the trick on how to do it.

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Have you ever discovered a great article, picture, or download on a website, only to forget where it was later on?  Here’s how you can use Evernote to keep up with interesting stuff on the web with the new Evernote extension for Chrome.

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Most people know that Outlook stores your email in a PST file, but figuring out where that file is located is a lot more tricky. Here’s how to figure out where it is, and how you can move it to another drive to save space on your primary drive.

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This week we learned how to restore the Wubi Ubuntu Bootloader, speed up OS X navigation with Quicksilver, integrate MS Office and Zoho online accounts, took a screenshot tour of the Windows Live Essentials beta, normalized the volume of MP3 files, and more. After such a busy week it is time to kick back and relax with our weekly roundup of geeky goodness.

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Would you like to edit your online documents in Office 2010 or 2007 instead of in the Office Web Apps?  Here’s how you can edit your documents offline and still take advantage of the online collaboration offered by the Web Apps.

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When you want to close an application window you “x” out of it or close it from the Taskbar right? What you may not know is, you can also close out of an application double clicking the icon on the left of an app window.

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If you have a computer then it is very likely that you use some kind of word processing or office software on a daily basis. What we want to know this week is what office software do you use?

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Have you been looking to integrate MS Office install and your Zoho online account? Then join us as we look at the Zoho Plugin for Microsoft Office.

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Have you ever wished you had a laser pointer to focus attention on a key point in a PowerPoint slideshow? Today, we’ll take a look at how can use use your mouse as a laser pointer in PowerPoint 2010.

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Carrying out complex operations & applying conditions on tables in Access are not that much easy as in Excel. Some users are still confusing it with Excel which is synonymous to belittling Access capabilities.

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One of the most talked about new features of Office 2010 is Web Apps. Here we bring you a tour of the Web Apps service and what you can expect. We cover the highlights and some areas that could use improving.

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Having software like Microsoft Office is nice, but what if you are away from your regular computer? You can access and work on your documents wherever you are in a browser using the Zoho Online Office Suite.

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One of the new features in Office 2010 is the ability to upload your files to Office Web Apps. When you do, an Upload Center icon appears in the Taskbar and helps manage documents. Here’s how to stop it from showing up.

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One of the main new features being touted in Office 2010 is the ability to upload documents to the Web for sharing and collaboration. Today we look at using Office Upload Center to help manage your uploaded documents.

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Have you purchased Office 2007 since March 5th, 2010?  If so, here’s how you can activate and download your free upgrade to Office 2010!

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