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Posted May 14, 2014 by

A Beginner’s Guide to Flash Fill in Microsoft Excel 2013

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Some of the most time consuming and irritating aspects of Excel are working with repetitive information. This included writing formulas, formatting, separating dates, and entering names and email addresses manually. Fortunately, the Flash Fill feature introduced with Microsoft Excel’s 2013 edition makes these tasks easier with brilliant automatic filling.

Category Microsoft Excel

Posted May 7, 2014 by

Windows Phone 8.1: Edit Shortcuts in Notification Screen

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The new notification center (or action center) in Windows Phone 8.1 includes a row of four handy shortcut tiles at the top which lets users quickly access and make changes to frequently used settings in the system. While the default tiles are quite useful, not everyone has the same needs; a tile that may be […]

Category Windows Phone

Posted April 29, 2014 by

Windows Phone 8.1: Set Custom Background for Start Screen

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Even though Windows Phone provides a handful of colors that can be used to customize the start screen tiles, sticking only to a solid-colored theme can be boring at times. Fortunately, using an image as the background for the tiles is now possible. Continue reading to find out how.

Category Windows Phone

Posted April 27, 2014 by

Word: Proofing a Document in Another Language

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By default in Microsoft Word, only the proofing tool for the program’s default language will be installed. This may be a problem if you usually have to work on documents in more than one language and want to use the proofing tool to check for errors. Fortunately, adding additional proofing tools to Word for other […]

Posted April 26, 2014 by

How Do I Limit the Apps and Games That My Children Can Use on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8?

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If you let your children use a Windows Phone 8 or Windows 8 device, make sure to set up the parental control to filter out inappropriate apps so that your kids can download games and apps safely from the app store. Continue reading to find out how.

Posted April 23, 2014 by

How to Deploy and Run a Windows Phone 8 App

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Learn how to quickly compile your WP app and run it in an emulator and on your connected phone.

Category Windows Phone

Posted April 7, 2014 by

How Do I Change the Default Program Files Directory in Windows?

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By default on a Windows system, new programs will be installed into the Program Files folder inside the system drive. Therefore, if you always install software on a different drive, you have to provide the path manually to the desired location during the setup process of each program. Luckily, there is a way to force […]

Posted April 2, 2014 by

Windows Phone 8: Block or Unblock Calls and SMS

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If you are receiving annoying spam messages or disturbing calls on your phone, you should consider adding all of those phone numbers to the blocked list.

Category Windows Phone

Posted March 31, 2014 by

Word: Find All Occurrences of a Specific Font in a Document

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Even though the basic Find and Replace function in Microsoft Word is helpful for finding words that match a search term, it may not be the ideal tool if you want to search for individual words or large portions of text that have the same format. Luckily, you can expand the function of Find and Replace […]

Category Microsoft Word

Posted March 2, 2014 by

Thief 4 Walkthrough for Chapter 8: The Dawn’s Light

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This is the final chapter of the game. Follow the instructions in this walkthrough to help Garrett save Erin and the whole city.

Category Windows Games