Happy Friday everyone! Just wanted to give a shout out today to OpenOffice.org! I just grabbed a copy of the new OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta released 5/7 onto my MAC PowerBook now that it supports MAC OS X Natively. OpenOffice.org and the Office 2007 Import features – I’ve been waiting for this. So far so good. No […]
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The mystery began a few weeks ago. I was working away when all of a sudden, my computer (and a few around me) started beeping three times VERY loudly. This was not a standard beep. This beep was an EXTREMELY loud machine BEEPING sound. Apparently we all received the same email in Outlook which was marked […]
Here’s how to add an additional mailbox to Outlook 2007. This lets you manage multiple email accounts easily.
One method used to infect Windows PCs is through malformed/malicious HTML content stored inside emails (and in most cases hidden.) Because of this, one of the first things I do after installing Microsoft Outlook is set the client to convert all received email to Plain Text. The setting in Outlook 2007 is “Read all standard […]
Recently while using Microsoft Outlook, I ran into a strange problem while trying to open an attachment that was inside an email. Each time I tried to open the attachment from the email, I would get the error message: “Can’t create file: groovypost.doc. Right-click the folder you want to create the file in, and then […]
Unlike Windows Vista, Windows XP doesn’t have a great screen snipping tool. That being the case, it’s still possible to take Screen Shots, Screen Capture or Screen Snip in Windows XP; it’s just not as easy OR sexy. Using the process below, I’ll demonstrate a few ways to capture virtually any image you see on […]
If you participate or manage meetings with people in multiple time zones, you’re going to love this trick for Microsoft Outlook. Continue reading to learn how to add multiple time zones to Microsoft Outlook.
Recently I wrote an article explaining how to Password Protect Office 2007 Documents. Because the process is so much different, I felt it necessary to write a separate groovy How-To Article for Password Protecting (and encrypting) Word 2003, Excel 2003, and PowerPoint 2003 documents (yes it’s also possible to add Passwords to Access – however, […]
At work, I interact with Europeans on a daily basis. When building schedules they often refer to “Week Numbers.” Before I found this calendar option in Outlook, it was a little annoying. However now I’ve been converted….. I love it, and I use week numbers for all kinds of things. Update 3/2/2010: Article updated to […]
Recently I wrote a few posts about How to Clear the Outlook Auto Complete Cache and How to Fix a problem where the Outlook Auto Complete cache was REALLY slow. BUT, what if you just want to disable the Auto Complete functionality? The task is simple. Just follow these three easy steps for both Microsoft […]
If you need to protect a sensitive document, Microsoft Office 2007 makes it easy. By following the simple step by step process below you can easily Password Microsoft Word 2007, Excel 2007 and PowerPoint 2007 documents (and even Access 2007, however, that’s a separate article). Using passwords can prevent other people from opening or modifying […]
OH, MY GOD! Outlook Auto Complete is SOOO SLOW! HELP ME!! <phew> got that out. The good news is I have the fix. Thanks to a bug with McAfee, Outlook 2007 (and possibly 2003) users will experience SEVERE lockups (3-10 seconds) and delays while typing in email addresses or deleting email addresses in Outlook. The […]
Microsoft just released Windows Desktop Search 3.01 for Windows XP (KB917013). This is news being that Microsoft just released Windows Desktop Search 3.00. It’s a “MUST” have for you Office users out there who like me, spend 75% of the day in Microsoft Outlook 2003 or Outlook 2007. The update however appears to have several valuable […]
When I upgraded to Outlook 2007, I began to use the built-in Instant Search, and I found it wasn’t that INSTANT. Not only that, Outlook 2007, in general, was just plain SLUGGISH. The culprit turned out to be my use of large .OST and .PST files. Lucky for me, I was able to find the […]