Category: Microsoft

Window 10 April 2018 Update

The  latest update was made available yesterday (30th April), Windows 10 April 2018 Update. So I decided to install this on one machine, which took in total over 4 hours to achieve from start to completion. There are a number of new and updated features (see the Microsoft Windows blog for further information). Here’s a …

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Office 2016 Rollout Begins

Office 2016 rollout has begins from today (22 September) across the UK. The news from the post earlier this year that Office 2016 was due in the second half of 2015, so the time has come. I’ll be looking into this across the next few weeks. If you’d like help or training with Microsoft Office …

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Windows 10 Finally Arrived

After what seemed and endless wait, it finally arrived, and downloaded onto our computers here at AHB IT Solutions, the long awaited and much promised upgrade to Windows, the all new Windows 10. It already has a familiar feel for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8. Microsoft is trying to keep some of the touch …

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Stay connected whilst away from the Office

Being away on holiday for the small business owner can be a bit of a worry, being out of touch with what is happening back home. The solution to the problem is to stay connected using Office 365. You may already have heard about Microsoft Office 365 by now but here’s a summary: Email – fully …

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Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft have now released Office 2016 for Mac, this is ahead of the release of the full Office 2016 suite for Windows based devices, which is due for release before the end of 2015 (no specific dates have been muted at this time). It is available to Office 365 customers using a Macintosh device, whether …

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Office for Android

Microsoft have now released their Office for Android package. This provides the availability of the new Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for Android phone.  Office apps for Android tablets has previously been released and this release now allows all Android uses to access the Microsoft Office applications. For more information read the Microsoft Office Blog …

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Using Count Functions In Excel

I was called upon this week to solve a problem using the Excel Count functions. The situation was that the user just didn’t understand the difference between each of the functions available, which I will summarise here. There are 5 Count functions COUNT Counts how many numbers are in the list of arguments COUNTA Counts …

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Background Services

A client called this week looking for some training on Windows 8 and email as he is having trouble accessing his email now. So I duly went to help this client, but the problem was his computer was running so slow that it was not possible to provide the relevant training. When asked how long …

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Certification Approved

    I wrote a couple of Months back about Advantages of Using a Microsoft Certified Trainer. In putting up with what I said there I have been certified for another year. By doing this I am committed to providing the highest quality training for everybody, whether it be for advanced users, or complete beginners. …

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Update Blues

Yesterday was an absolute nightmare whilst trying to close my overused laptop off. The day before was what is commonly referred to as “Patch Tuesday”, the day that Microsoft releases a whole series of updates for Windows and it’s applications. This occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Which meant that during my use …

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