Help Desk Geek – Page 137 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Change the Default Margins Used in New Word Documents

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If you use the same margins in most of your Word documents, you can set default margins once to be used for every new Word document you create. This post […]

Prevent Saving of Remote Desktop Credentials in Windows

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Remote Desktop Connection in Windows allows you to log on to any remote PC and access all of the programs, files, and network resources as though you were actually sitting […]

Display a List of Recently Installed Software Packages in Ubuntu

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There may be times when you need to view a list of the packages that were recently installed in Ubuntu for troubleshooting purposes or maybe just to find a program […]

Hide Confidential Data in a Word 2007/2010 Document

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When sharing a Word 2007 document, you may need to delete or hide confidential information. You can search for the data and remove it manually, but this can be error […]

Sum a Table Column in Word

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Word allows you to calculate the sum of a column in a table, just like you would in a spreadsheet program like Excel. This post will show you how to […]

Preserve Cell References when Copying a Formula in Excel

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When you copy a cell containing a formula, you will notice that the cell references in the formula also move a corresponding number of cells across and down. This type […]

Backup and Restore Your Pinned Taskbar Items in Windows 7/8/10

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The Windows 7//8/10 taskbar can be a very handy launch bar where you can pin programs you use often. You can also pin often-used files, folders, and web pages to […]

Remove File Type Associations in Windows 7

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Each file in Windows, has an extension as part of its filename, such as .txt, .doc, etc. These extensions are used to identify the default program with which to open […]

How to Repair Any Version of Microsoft Office

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I’ve previously written articles on Microsoft Office like how to fix the Word has stopped working error and how to fix the Outlook has encountered an problem error. There are […]

Add a Message to the Logon Screen for Users in Windows 7/8/10

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Windows 7/8/10 allows you to add a message that is displayed on the logon screen when users log in. To setup a message for users logging in on your computer, […]