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Outlook 2010: How To Hide the Ribbon

Many people have a love-hate relationship with the so-called Ribbon in Windows software now. Getting rid of you will gain you back an extra 85 pixels of screen real estate space. Here’s a quick tip to hide the Ribbon. Launch Outlook. Above the Ribbon and far right, just click the small up arrow. To get […]

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Use Conversation View To Read Items In Outlook 2010

When reading emails in Outlook, sometimes it is easier to read them when organized by conversation the way Gmail correspondence is managed.  Well, in Outlook exactly that is possible using Conversation view.  Let’s enable it!   Step 1 In Outlook 2010, Click the View ribbon and then Check the box for Show as Conversations. You […]

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Outlook 2010 Keyboard Shortcut Keys {QuickTip}

Since the beta release of Outlook 2010, I’ve been pulling my hair out trying to find all the new shortcut keys for common tasks I perform several times an hour.  I mean honestly, after YEARS why change the Reply All Shortcut key from Alt+L to Alt+Shift+R?  Or the Reply shortcut key from Alt+R to Ctrl+R?  […]

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Increase Windows Explorer Shell Stability and Speed

Here is a quick tutorial on How-To configure Windows XP to run Windows Explorer at optimal settings.  This info is useful if you are on an older PC or if you just like to have the best performance possible.  Granted, it’s just one of many “tuning” settings, but hey, every little bit helps.   Along […]

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