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How to refresh, reset, or restore your PC

Details: To restore your PC to an earlier point in time. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. (If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.). Enter Control Panel in the search box, and tap or click Control Panel.. Enter Recovery in the Control Panel search box, and then tap or click Recovery.

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How to use multiple monitors in Windows 10

Details: After you've connected your Windows 10 PC to external displays, you can adjust the settings for each one. Video: Connecting a monitor. Here's a video on the basics of connecting to an external monitor.

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How to change your Microsoft account administrator name

Details: To change the administrator name on your Microsoft account: In the search box on the taskbar, type Computer Management and select it from the list.. Select the arrow next to Local Users and Groups to expand it.. Select Users.. Right-click Administrator and select Rename.. Type a new name.

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Tips to improve PC performance in Windows 10

Details: The paging file is an area on your hard disk that Windows uses like memory. There's a setting in Windows 10 that manages the page file size automatically, which …

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Create installation media for Windows

Details: Learn how to create installation media for installing or reinstalling Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.

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Start your PC in safe mode in Windows 10

Details: When you can’t open Settings to get into safe mode, restart your device from the Windows sign-in screen. On the Windows sign-in screen, press and hold the Shift key while you select the Power > Restart .. After your PC restarts to the Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart.You may be asked to enter your BitLocker recovery key.

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Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

Details: Before upgrading to Windows 10 Pro, make sure your device is up to date and running the most recent version of Windows 10 Home. For more info about how to keep your PC updated, see Windows Update: FAQ. To upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro and activate your device, you'll need a valid product key or a digital license for Windows 10 Pro.

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Find your Wi-Fi network password in Windows

Details: If you forgot your Wi-Fi network password, you can find it if you have another Windows PC already connected to your Wi-Fi network. After you find your password, you can use it on another PC or device to connect to your Wi-Fi network.

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Switching out of S mode in Windows 10

Details: Windows 10 in S mode is designed for security and performance, exclusively running apps from the Microsoft Store. If you want to install an app that isn't available in the Microsoft Store, you'll need to switch out of S mode.

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How to install the latest driver for your printer

Details: What to do if the driver doesn't install. If you double-click the installation file and nothing happens, follow these steps: Select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners .. On the right, under Related Settings, select Print server properties.. On …

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How do I use the Fn key/F Lock key/Alternate command keys

Details: Keys with an Fn key or F Lock provide two sets of commands for many keys. This includes the top row of standard function keys (F1–F12). Standard commands are labeled on the front of the keys (such as F3).

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Optimize Windows for better performance

Details: Here are some tips to help you optimize Windows 7 for faster performance. Try the Performance troubleshooter. The first thing that you can try is the Performance troubleshooter, which can automatically find and fix problems.

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How to close your Microsoft account

Details: Before you close your account, take the time to tie up loose ends, cancel subscriptions, and make sure you don’t leave anything important behind—whether files in your OneDrive, stuff on Xbox, emails in Outlook.com, or more.

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Install Office updates

Details: Not working? Try this: Make sure your PC is connected to the Internet. If Update Options is missing under Product Information, and the About button is the only option available, you either have a volume license or your company is using Group Policy to manage Office updates. Try Microsoft Update to get the latest updates or contact your company help desk.

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Share OneDrive files and folders

Details: Permissions can be further restricted by selecting the option to Block download, which means they cannot save a local copy.For Word files, you can also select Open in review mode only to limit people to leaving comments and making suggestions in the file. Note that if someone already has editing permissions for the item, selecting Open in review mode only will not prevent them from making edits.

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How to set up rules in Outlook

Details: Select a condition, and what to do with the message based on the condition. For example, to move messages with a certain title to a specific folder, select the Subject contains condition, select Move the item to folder, select or create a New folder, and then select OK.

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Schedule a meeting in Teams

Details: Once you've added the people you want, select Scheduling Assistant to find the best time.. If it's a recurring meeting, open the dropdown menu next to Does not repeat (just below the date).Choose how often you want it to occur from the default options, or select Custom to create your own cadence.. Schedule meetings in a channel calendar

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Delete and manage cookies

Details: Cookies are small files that websites put on your PC to store info about your preferences. Cookies can improve your browsing experience by allowing sites to remember your preferences or by letting you avoid signing in each time you visit certain sites.

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Which version of Windows operating system am I running

Details: Find operating system info in Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1. To find out which version of Windows your device is running, press the Windows logo key + R, type winver in the Open box, and then select OK.. If your device is running Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, here’s how to learn more:

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Recall or replace an email message that you sent

Details: If you do not see the Recall This Message command, then probably you do not have an Exchange Server account or you are not using Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. Both are required to use the recall feature. You can check the Account Settings dialog box in Outlook for the types of e-mail accounts in your Outlook profile.. On the Tools menu, click Account Settings.

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Install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Details: On the Microsoft Download Center page, select your language and then select Download.It might take a few minutes for the tool to download and install. To install the tool immediately, select Open or Run and then follow the instructions. To use the tool later, select Save and download the installation files to your PC.. On the Windows Update Standalone Installer screen, select Yes or OK.

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Add a hyperlink to a slide

Details: Select Existing File or Web Page, and add the: Text to display: Type the text that you want to appear as hyperlink.. ScreenTip: Type the text that you want to appear when the user hovers over the hyperlink (optional).. Current Folder, Browsed Pages, or Recent Files: Select where you want to link to.. Address: If you haven't already selected a location above, insert the URL for the web site you

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Sign in to Microsoft 365 with multi-factor authentication

Details: Before you can sign in to Microsoft 365 with multi-factor authentication (MFA) (also known as 2-step verification), your admin needs to enable it for your organization, and then you need to set up your secondary authentication method.Once that's done, you're ready to sign in!

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Create a local user or administrator account in Windows 10

Details: You can create a local user account (an offline account) for anyone who will frequently use your PC. The best option in most cases, though, is for everyone who uses your PC to have a Microsoft account.. If needed, the local user account can have administrator permissions; however, it's better to just create a local user account whenever possible.

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How do I reassign mouse buttons

Details: Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center software provides default commands for all of the mouse buttons. You can reassign some buttons to different commands or keyboard shortcuts to better fit your work style.

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How to close your Microsoft account

Details: Spend any remaining money in your Microsoft account by buying digital content from Microsoft Store. To see how much money is in your Microsoft account, sign in to the Microsoft account website.You should also check your Skype account balance to make sure you don't have unused credits—after deleting an account, you can't get those credits back.

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HomeGroup from start to finish

Details: Open HomeGroup by typing homegroup in the search box on the taskbar, and then selecting HomeGroup.. Select Join now > Next.. Select the libraries and devices you want to share with the homegroup, and then select Next.. Type the homegroup password in the box, and then select Next.. Select Finish.. Find homegroup files

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Enable or disable macros in Office files

Details: A macro is a series of commands that you can use to automate a repeated task, and can be run when you have to perform the task. This article has information about the risks involved when you work with macros, and you can learn about how to enable or disable macros in the Trust Center.

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Use a personal template to create a new PowerPoint

Details: Tip: If you don't see Personal or Custom then you probably don't have any templates stored in your templates folder. Create and save one, or use the steps in the next section to …

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Apply a template to a new presentation

Details: Under Available Templates and Themes, do one of the following:. To reuse a template that you've recently used, click Recent Templates.. To use a template that you installed to your local drive previously, click My Templates, click the template that you want, and then click OK.. Under Office.com Templates, click a template category, select a template, and then click Download to download the

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Update to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8

Details: Important: If you leave your PC before it's ready to restart, be sure to save your work and close any desktop apps you're using to make sure you don't lose anything when it restarts automatically.Your PC might need to restart more than once, depending on how it’s set up and whether additional updates are needed. Restarting will take longer than usual—from 20 minutes to about an hour

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Getting Started with Sway

Details: If you’re not sure what’s possible, you can get inspiration by viewing and interacting with Sways that other people have created. After you’ve signed in to Sway (see below), scroll down to the bottom of the My Sways page, and then browse through the featured content under the heading “Get inspired by a featured Sway.” You can also choose to start with one of the featured templates to

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How to install and configure a MagTek USB Mini Magnetic

Details: Provides detailed steps that describe how to install and configure a MagTek USB Mini Magnetic Stripe Reader so that it can be used in Store Operations.

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Add and record audio in PowerPoint

Details: Change playback options. Select the audio icon and then select the Audio Tools Playback tab. Then select which options you'd like to use: To trim the audio, select Trim and then use the red and green sliders to trim the audio file accordingly.. To fade in or fade out audio, change the number in the Fade Duration boxes.. To adjust volume, select Volume and select the setting you prefer.

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Change or reset your Windows password

Details: Note: If you don't see security questions after you select the Reset password link, make sure your device name isn't the same as your local user account name (the name you see when you sign in). To see your device name, right-click Start in the taskbar, select System, andscroll to the Device specifications section. If the device name is the same as your account name, you can create a new

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How to cancel or stop sync in OneDrive

Details: Get online help See more support pages for OneDrive and OneDrive for work or school. For the OneDrive mobile app, see Troubleshoot OneDrive mobile app problems. OneDrive Admins can also view the OneDrive Tech Community, Help for OneDrive for Admins.. Contact Support If you still need help, contact support through your browser or shake your mobile device while you're in the OneDrive app.

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How to send an email with an embedded image

Details: Scenario. You want to send an email with an image in the body, for example with the Office 365 Outlook: Send an email (V2) action. How-To. In the body, first switch to code view by clicking '</>' (or for some actions, set IsHtml:Yes) see note.. You can use HTML to embed the image, to do so add the following to the email body where you want the image to show:

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Move Internet Explorer favorites to a new PC

Details: If you're moving from a Windows 7 PC to a new Windows 10 PC, you can easily move your Internet Explorer favorites with you. The below instructions will guide you through moving IE favorites onto Microsoft Edge, the faster, safer way to get things done on the internet.

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Add an app to run automatically at startup in Windows 10

Details: Select the Start button and scroll to find the app you want to run at startup.. Right-click the app, select More, and then select Open file location.This opens the location where the shortcut to the app is saved. If there isn't an option for Open file location, it means the app can't run at startup.. With the file location open, press the Windows logo key + R, type shell:startup, then select OK.

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Your Phone app help & learning

Details: You love your phone. So does your PC. Leave your Android device in your pocket. With the Your Phone app, you can make and receive calls and texts, check notifications, and instantly access your Android device’s photos and apps – all on your PC.

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Repair Outlook Data Files (.pst and .ost)

Details: Note: The scan creates a backup file during the repair process.To change the default name or location of this backup file, in the Enter name of backup file box, enter a new name, or choose Browse to select the file you want to use. You may need to run the tool several times in order to repair your Outlook Data File.

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Get your document's readability and level statistics

Details: On the Word menu, click Preferences.. You must have a document open to see preferences. Under Authoring and Proofing Tools, click Spelling and Grammar.. Under Grammar, select the Check grammar with spelling check box.. Select the Show readability statistics check box, and close the Spelling & Grammar dialog box.. On the Tools menu, point to Spelling and Grammar and click Spelling & Grammar.

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How to change a birth date on a Microsoft account

Details: How you update your Microsoft account birth date depends if you're: An adult. A child above the statutory age (13 in most regions). A child below the age of 13.

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Back up and restore your PC

Details: Create a system image. System images contain all of the info on your PC at a particular state. Right-click the Start button, then select Control Panel > System and Maintenance > Backup and Restore.. In the left pane, choose Create a system image, and then follow the steps in the wizard. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

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Create a Network Diagram in Project desktop

Details: A Network Diagram is a graphical way to view tasks, dependencies, and the critical path of your project. Boxes (or nodes) represent tasks, and dependencies show up as lines that connect those boxes. After you’ve switched views, you can add a legend, customize how your boxes appear, and print your Network Diagram.. To find the Network diagram view, choose View > Network Diagram.

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Install the Windows 8.1 Update (KB 2919355)

Details: Windows 8.1 Update and Windows RT 8.1 Update (also known as KB 2919355) include improvements that make your favorite apps and settings easier to find and use, provide more familiar mouse and keyboard options, and update security and performance.Here’s what you need to know about installing this important update. Check to see if it’s already installed

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