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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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Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

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Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet

Learn to use the best new features in Microsoft Excel for Office 365 in Windows.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: Welcome to the Upside Down

In July’s patches, Win7 basks in telemetry, the Win10 1903 RST upgrade block casts an unintentionally wide net, and we see problems with Visual Studio. Also: yet another fervent call to block the BlueKeep hole.

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Microsoft: Whatever you do, don't call it Office Online

What's in a name? Apparently, for Microsoft, not the word 'online' when it comes to the company's Office apps. Users are not amused.

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Microsoft OneNote cheat sheet

Part of Microsoft’s Office suite and built into Windows 10, OneNote is a robust note-taking app that is also available as a free standalone product. Here’s how to get up and running with OneNote for Windows 10.

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Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which has better management tools?

Users don't directly see these capabilities, but they are core to managing your productivity and collaboration platform.

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How to use Excel as a data visualization tool

Microsoft Excel has more dataviz capabilities than you may realize. Find out how to make your data stand out with charts, PivotTables, sparklines, slicers and more.

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Critical updates to IE and Windows, make for an urgent May Patch Tuesday

With 79 reported CVE vulnerability entries and two advisories from Microsoft, this is a big update for Windows this month. With this May Patch Tuesday update cycle, we are seeing reported issues in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), DHCP...

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Now’s the time to install the April Windows and Office patches

With one final April patch delivered in May, the time looks ripe to install last month’s patches. One antivirus manufacturer has a significant disagreement with Microsoft about the April patches, but you can easily bypass the problem...

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Microsoft discounts consumer Office 365 by 30% under 'Home Use Program'

The changes cut the price of an annual subscription for Office 365 Home to $69.99 and for Office 365 Personal, $48.99.

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April brings massive updates to Windows and critical updates to both browsers and Adobe Flash

The old adage about April being the cruelest month looks to be true with this hefty and significant update to all of Microsoft’s platforms.

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Microsoft Kaizala gets global launch, will integrate with Teams

Microsoft’s mobile messaging app for business is now available to Office 365 commercial customers worldwide, part of the company’s bid to win over “first-line” workers.

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Outlook vs. Gmail: Which works better for business?

When it comes to email, calendar and contacts, Microsoft Outlook has long ruled the roost, but Google's G Suite combo of Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Contacts is worth a second look.

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Microsoft releases 20 Office non-security patches — and doesn’t bother to document them

As is common on the first Tuesday of the month, yesterday Microsoft released its hoard of non-security Office patches. This time, though, there’s no official list of the patches — and many of them may have been released in March.

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It’s time to install the March Windows and Office patches

With one important exception and a few niggling details, the March patches for Windows and Office are ready to go. Here’s how to get them installed safely.

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How Apple is about to improve iWork

While only briefly mentioned in a press release, Apple has shared some upcoming iWork improvements.

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Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet

If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. Here’s how to back up, sync and share files in OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.

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