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Opposition grows to Microsoft's make-Chrome-use-Bing plan for Office 365 customers

Customers rail against Microsoft's 'overreach,' calling it 'browser hijacking,' 'adware' and 'malware.'

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Microsoft Patch Alert: January 2020 patches look relatively benign

In spite of what you’ve read, that NSA-advertised Crypto API security hole still doesn’t pose an immediate threat. There are minor problems with various patches, Win7 saw a sloppy farewell, and threats of browser search hijacking...

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OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Evernote and Microsoft OneNote have taken different approaches in their quest to be the best note-taking app. Here’s where each one shines.

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Just a few more updates for 2019 makes for a light December Patch Tuesday

There is an urgent update to Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and three critical updates to the Windows platform that will require some attention this month. In addition, we have cumulative updates for the .NET and SQL server platforms...

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Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.

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Microsoft’s Intune is now Endpoint Manager: What is it, and how well does the UEM tool work?

Microsoft's Endpoint Manager has the potential to reduce time and effort managing desktop and mobile work environments. But it's not without its own set of problems, according to users.

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Microsoft Word for Android (and iOS) cheat sheet

Word isn’t just for the desktop anymore. Here’s your guide to creating, editing, and collaborating on documents in Microsoft’s Word mobile app.

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Critical updates to Excel and publicly disclosed exploits make for an urgent November Patch Tuesday

This is a really big update for the Windows platform. And while we don’t have a zero-day vulnerability like September’s Patch Tuesday, there are two vulnerabilities that deserve our attention.

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Microsoft combines Intune with ConfigMgr

Enterprises that have System Center Configuration Manager licenses now have automatic access to Intune via the new, combined Endpoint Manager.

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A site by any other name: renaming the site address in SharePoint Online

Site address renaming is rolling out to Office 365 tenants now. Here’s what I learned from my first site address rename on a production site.

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Word for Office 365 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word for Office 365 in Windows? Learn to use the best new features.

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Word for Office 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Word for Office 365 in Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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A troubled update to critical browser patches for October Patch Tuesday

This October Patch Tuesday is an important but troubled patch release from Microsoft. Our advice is to wait, test and stage your patch deployments.

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8 simple ways to clean data with Excel

Data is rarely properly formatted and structured when you import it. Try these eight tips for fast data cleanup in Microsoft Excel.

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Complex September update brings large Windows, browser and development tool patches

This September update cycle brings two zero-days and three publicly reported vulnerabilities in the Windows platform. Both browser and Windows updates require immediate attention and your development team will need to spend some time...

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European regulators to Microsoft: We’re watching you

The company has kept out of regulators’ crosshairs for some time now, but its seeming indifference to privacy matters could be changing that.

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Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Critical updates for Microsoft Patch Tuesday may cause testing headaches

This is a huge month for Patch Tuesday as Microsoft attempts to address 93 unique vulnerabilities spanning Windows desktop and server platforms, Microsoft Office and core development tools.

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