How to Make Apps More Accessible in Windows 10

Accounteks ConsultingComputers, Office Productivity

Windows 10 lists the six apps you use most often at the top of Start menu. To open a program that you use less often, you have to scroll down the Start menu’s long list of apps or start typing the program’s name in the search box. To save time and effort, you can create a shortcut on your desktop … Read More

9 Windows Keyboard Shortcuts That You Will Actually Remember and Use

Accounteks ConsultingComputers, Office Productivity

There are hundreds of keyboard shortcuts that you can use while working within applications on Windows computers. Trying to remember which shortcut does what in each application can be difficult. However, there are some shortcuts that work across many Microsoft and third-party applications. Here are nine versatile keyboard shortcuts: 1. Ctrl+A To quickly select everything in a file or an … Read More

Microsoft Is Ending Support for Several Business Applications in 2017

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The year 2017 marks the end of the line for five Microsoft applications: Office 2007, Exchange Server 2007, SharePoint Server 2007, Visio 2007, and Project 2007. Microsoft will no longer support these applications because they are at the end of their lifecycles. If your business is running any of these applications, you should consider upgrading them before the support stops. … Read More

Dropbox Is Ending Support for Windows XP

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Starting on August 29, 2016, Dropbox’s desktop application will no longer support Windows XP. This is not surprising, given that Microsoft ended all support for Windows XP back in April 2014. People using the Dropbox desktop application on Windows XP computers will be automatically signed out of their Dropbox accounts on August 29. Although they will not be able to … Read More

The Right and Wrong Ways to Get Rid of Old Computers

Accounteks ConsultingComputers, Security & Privacy

Before getting rid of an old computer, you need to make sure that all the personal and sensitive data on the hard drive is irretrievable. If personal or sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, your business could incur staggering direct and indirect expenses. The average total cost of a data breach in 2015 was $3.8 million, according to the … Read More