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Upgrade from Windows 7 to Remain Secure and Stable

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It’s still coming whether we like it or not: Windows 7 End of Life. If your organization is still running Windows 7, what can you expect? Is this truly the end of Windows 7, and should you upgrade? The answer, realistically, is yes. It’s a smart move to upgrade now, for security and stability. Mainstream support for Windows 7 ended in 2015. Extended support ends on January 14, 2020. Windows 7 is now end-of-life. It will not be supported, nor will it receive regular patches and security updates. What's the risk of not upgrading? Failing to upgrade to supported software,…
Dictate in Office 365

Dictate Instead of Typing in Office 365 Apps

| Office 365, Tech Tip | No Comments
Did you know that in many Office 365 applications you can dictate text instead of typing it? You may find this useful, especially if you need to respond to an email message and your hands aren’t free, or if you want to brainstorm out loud and capture your thoughts without taking notes by hand. First you should check if you have a working microphone. If you're using Windows 10, you can use the Voice Recorder app to do a test. Open this program and record a small snippet of audio. Play it back in order to see if your microphone…
Microsoft 365 Cloud-Based Apps and Security

What Is Microsoft 365 vs. Office 365?

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You may have started to hear about Microsoft 365. Is it the same as the similarly named “Office 365”? The two are different, and here we’ll explain the difference and what Microsoft 365 Business can offer your organization. First of all, Microsoft 365 is not the same thing as Office 365. Office 365 is a cloud-based suite of productivity apps, such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. It’s the modern, cloud-based version of the Microsoft Office suite of products you’re probably familiar with already. Microsoft 365 Business is a bundle of services that include the apps and productivity tools of…