Windows 10: Disable Ads

How do I disable Ads in Windows 10? Can you disable the Ads in the Windows 10 Start Menu? How To:  Start, settings, personalization, Start, Occasionally show suggestions in Start: OFF Start, settings, personalization, Lock screen: - Background: anything BUT Windows Spotlight. - Get fun facts, tips and more... : Uncheck Start Menu, right click the [...]

Disable Windows Defender

How do I disable Windows Defender? Every time I turn it off, it comes back on by itself. You can disable Windows Defender either by using Group Policy or the Windows Registry. Group Policy gpedit.msc Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Defender On the right: Turn off Windows Defender Select Enabled Windows [...]

By | 2016-11-17T23:00:43+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Computers, Documentation, Microsoft, Windows|0 Comments

Outlook for Mac 2016: Profiles

How can we view the profiles in Outlook 2016 for Mac ? Open the Applications folder Right-click Microsoft Outlook, Show Package Contents In the Contents folder open Shared Support Run Outlook Profile Manager   KEYWORDS Outlook Macintosh OSX Profiles REF  

By | 2016-11-03T19:16:53+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac, Microsoft, Outlook|0 Comments

Windows Update stuck at “Checking for updates”

Troubleshooting Windows Updates can be a frustrating issue many times. The steps outlined in this article (PDF: Windows Update stuck at %22Checking for updates%22 - Microsoft Community) have helped us quite a bit from time to time.   Notes: net stop wuauserv cd %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution ren Download Download.old net start wuauserv   Windows Clean Boot

By | 2016-08-02T14:06:16+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Computers, Documentation, Microsoft, Windows|0 Comments

Excel: Convert column to hyperlink

========= QUESTION ——— I have a spreadsheet full of web and/or email hyperlinks, but some do not show as hyperlinks. How do I convert them?   ========= ANSWER ——— =HYPERLINK("mailto:"&A1, A1) =Hyperlink(A1)   ========= EXAMPLES ———   ========= APPLIES TO / KEY WORDS ——— Hyperlink Auto Create Hyperlink   ========= REF ——— —

By | 2015-07-06T16:23:21+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Computers, Excel, Microsoft|0 Comments

Office 2013 or Office 365 uninstall

========= QUESTION --------- How do I uninstall Office 365 or Office 2013?   ========= ANSWER --------- See REF   ========= EXAMPLES ---------   ========= APPLIES TO / KEY WORDS --------- Office2013 Office365 O365   ========= REF ---------   ---

By | 2015-02-16T06:55:35+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Computers, Documentation, Microsoft, Office Suite|0 Comments

MSAccess VBA: Compact and Repair Database

========= QUESTION --------- Is it possible to Compact and Repair a Microsoft Access database from VBA?   ========= ANSWER --------- The short answer is no. HOWEVER - we were lucky enough after much research to stumble across an obscure forum post discussing how to do it via simply sending keys via VBA! See Examples.   [...]

By | 2017-12-01T23:47:24+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Access, Computers, Documentation, Microsoft, VBA|0 Comments