Articles tagged with: Upgrades
End of Life (EOL) Are You Safe?
We all know about our software always wanting to install updates. Windows, Office, Adobe, Zoom, and just about any other software we install. At some point your software wants you to install, buy, download, or do an upgrade to a new version. This usually means the previous software versions will no longer be supported, End of Life (EOL). Now, [ Read More ]
Updates and Upgrades: Do It!
Almost every electronic device we own these days keeps bugging us to do updates or upgrades – our computers, phones, TV’s, cars and most everything else. We receive notifications asking us to install updates, sometimes weekly, and it always seems at the most inconvenient times. But, updates and upgrades play a critical roll in keeping [ Read More ]
Tips for purchasing a new computer
Christmas is quickly approaching and it seems that every day there are new and better sales. This is why this time of year is perfect for purchasing a new computer. If you have made it through Black Friday and Cyber Monday and are still looking for a computer or if you have purchased one and [ Read More ]
Purchasing a Computer for the New School Year
As the summer is winding down and the beginning of a school year is rapidly approaching, we are receiving a lot of questions about purchasing new computers. For 4H Roundup, I put together a presentation, which covered what to look for in a new computer, and I thought it might be useful to share some [ Read More ]
Changes to the login process for Quicken 2015 Starter Edition
Extension offices in most Oklahoma counties have switched from Quicken 2012 to the newer Quicken 2015 Starter Edition. With this change, you might remember having to create a new Intuit ID to log into the application. There is a change in the authentication system coming that will affect all counties that made the switch. Soon [ Read More ]
Making adjustments to work on the go
Over the past several months, I was included in several discussions about making computers more mobile friendly. Needing to work from multiple offices, working from home, or just wanting to access their files all of the time are a few reasons for needing to make some adjustments. These changes can be accomplished fairly easily. There [ Read More ]
Windows 10 Anniversary update
For those who thought “Windows 10 is here and there would be no more changes for a while,” guess what? Microsoft is releasing an update that will change the appearance and some of the functions of Windows 10. Now this may be shocking news, however, it should be a pretty easy transition to the newer [ Read More ]
Microsoft Clutter: What is it and Other Frequently Asked Questions
You may have noticed a new item in Outlook: a folder named Clutter. Clutter is a new feature we received when OSU converted to Office 365 and has some nice features for managing our email. The following questions and answers may help answer some of the questions you have about Clutter. What does it do? [ Read More ]
Office365 – OneDrive for Business (Windows)
Office 365 allows you to save Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets and Publisher publications to the your OneDrive for accessibility from all of your devices. OneDrive works similarly to Google Drive or Dropbox by allowing you to sync and add folders on your computer. To enable syncing of OneDrive Business, follow these step by [ Read More ]
Windows 10: Should DASNR care?
As you might have heard by now Microsoft is releasing their newest version of Windows on July 29th, 2015. This version is called Windows 10. For the most part Windows 10 doesn’t look much different from Windows 7 or 8.x. Microsoft has reworked its core operating system and made improvements to its overall performance. Here [ Read More ]