MS Office Tips

How to Add Music to a PowerPoint Presentation

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Adding music to a PowerPoint presentation is a very simple process, requiring only a couple of steps to complete. Music will not only give your presentations more appeal but grab the attention of the audience as well. For this tutorial, we will be using Microsoft PowerPoint, Windows Edition. If you do not have PowerPoint, you […]

What is ctfmon.exe and Do You Need It?

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Are you seeing a process called CTFMON.exe using up resources on your Windows PC? Most of the time, this process is harmless and you really don’t need to worry about it. However, if it’s eating up your CPU, it might be worth taking the time to disable it. So what is ctfmon.exe? It’s a process […]

Fix Microsoft Outlook has Encountered a Problem Error

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One of Microsoft’s favorite error messages is “Program X has encountered a problem and needs to close”. You’ll get this message from pretty much any Microsoft product, including Microsoft Office, Windows, and Internet Explorer. Previously I wrote about a way to fix Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close error. In this […]

Fix for Cannont Empty the Clipboard in Office

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Have you ever tried to copy some cells in Excel and gotten the Cannot empty the clipboard error message? I was recently the victim of this annoying error, which would pop up EVERY time I tried to copy data from any cell on my spreadsheet. The strange thing is that the copy still works for me, but […]

How to Switch Between Worksheets in Excel

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A number of people in my office have been asking me how they can easily switch between worksheets in Excel using their keyboards rather than having to click on an individual sheet and this article will addresses that issue. This may sound lazy to someone who does not use Excel very often, but when you’re […]

How to Fix Slow Outlook Loading Problem

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Is Microsoft Outlook running super slow? Still have the loading dataset message showing up for you? I just love it when Microsoft tries to make their software better by adding a bunch of useless features to them! I have no idea why it would take hours to load a single profile! Unfortunately, making sense and talking about Microsoft […]

How to Use VLOOKUP in Excel

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Here’s a quick tutorial for those who need help using the VLOOKUP function in Excel. VLOOKUP is a very useful function for easily searching through one or more columns in large worksheets to find related data. You can use HLOOKUP to do the same thing for one or more rows of data. Basically when using […]

Automatically Move Emails into Folders in Outlook using Rules

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In this post, we’ll take a look at how you can manage your Outlook email better by having incoming mail automatically moved into separate folders. If you get a lot of email everyday, this can save lots of time. Rather than having to spend an hour once a week moving emails from the Inbox to […]

How to Attach Another Outlook Item (Email, Contact, Task, or Calendar Item) to an Email

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Recently, I had to do two things in Outlook that I’ve never done before and aren’t very common, but can come in handy when the situation arises. I needed to send another business colleague a contact that I had in Outlook and also a few emails that I had received from that person. As I […]