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Office Blogs - Download our free Office 2013 Quick Start Guides

Office Blogs - Download our free Office 2013 Quick Start Guides | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it

Thinking about making the change to Office 2013?


Changes bring exciting new features, but new versions of your favorite software can take a bit of getting used to.


To help ease the transition, we've put together nine handy Quick Start Guides that introduce you to the newest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Project, and Visio.

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Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users

Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
An anonymous reader writes "Yesterday afternoon, Kaspersky Labs released a definition update that blocked all Internet and Intranet access on Windows XP workstations.
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The Sounds Your Dial-Up Modem Used to Make, Visualized

The Sounds Your Dial-Up Modem Used to Make, Visualized | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Though your old dial-up modem (hopefully) now sits in a junk yard somewhere, its beeps and whistles surely remain etched into your brain.
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How to Use Office 2013 on any PC with Office on Demand

How to Use Office 2013 on any PC with Office on Demand | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
How to get started with using Microsoft Office 2013 on demand feature. How to Use Office 2013 on any PC with Office on Demand without installing Office 2013
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How to Update Your Graphics Drivers for Maximum Gaming Performance

How to Update Your Graphics Drivers for Maximum Gaming Performance | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
A graphics driver is the software that allow your operating system and programs to use your computer’s graphics hardware.
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'Should I Remove It?' Helps You Decide Which Windows Apps To Uninstall

'Should I Remove It?' Helps You Decide Which Windows Apps To Uninstall | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Free apps are a great way to get more out of your computer without spending a dime. Even though paid applications often contain more features, there are a
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New Security Hole Found in Wi-Fi Routers: Disable UPnP to Protect Yourself

New Security Hole Found in Wi-Fi Routers: Disable UPnP to Protect Yourself | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
There’s some 81 million unique IP addresses that expose UPnP functionality from the internet, and more than 6900 different devices are potentially vulnerable, at least, to being hacked from the outside.
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How to Change Office 2013 Theme and Background

How to Change Office 2013 Theme and Background | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Office 2013 has support for themes and background color. How to Change Office 2013 Theme and Background.
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Why Does My Modem Blink Even When I'm Not Using The Internet?

Why Does My Modem Blink Even When I'm Not Using The Internet? | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it

Why do your cable modem and router just keep flashing all night, even when you're not doing anything on the internet?

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Data Storage in DNA Becomes a Reality

Data Storage in DNA Becomes a Reality | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it

DNA is the building block of life, but in the future it may also be the standard repository for encyclopedias, music and other digital data. Scientists announced yesterday that they successfully converted 739 kilobytes of hard drive data in genetic code and then retrieved the content with 100 percent accuracy.

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Microsoft Office 2013 Launches Tomorrow: What You Need to Know

Microsoft Office 2013 Launches Tomorrow: What You Need to Know | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Microsoft is planning an event on Tuesday, Jan. 29, seemingly to coincide with the launch of the next version of Office.
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Get More Out of Your Windows Taskbar with Its Built-In Toolbars

Get More Out of Your Windows Taskbar with Its Built-In Toolbars | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Hearing the words "extra toolbars" may make you squirm in fear, but a few readers show us how handy Windows' built-in taskbar toolbars can be.
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Google has indexed thousands of publicly accessible printers

Google has indexed thousands of publicly accessible printers | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it

quick, well crafted Google search returns "About 86,800 results" for publically accessible HP printers.

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How to ready your WiFi network for a smartphone influx

How to ready your WiFi network for a smartphone influx | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Your employees are bringing smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and ultrabooks (oh my) to work. Here's how to make sure they don't break your network.
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How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk

How to get a free legal copy of a Windows 7 installation disk | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
How to obtain free Windows 7 full installation disks is described. They can be used in repair functions or used for installation and activation with a valid product key (not included).
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PowerPoint 2013: Convert Presentation to a Word Document

PowerPoint 2013: Convert Presentation to a Word Document | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Handout are a great visual aid for your audience. Creating handouts of your presentation can really help your audience stay on track and follow along. By converting your PowerPoint presentation to ...
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This Is How a Router Really Works

This Is How a Router Really Works | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
The anatomy of a router may surprise you -- especially since it hasn’t changed much in the four decades of its existence.
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Block Unsafe Or Inappropriate Internet Content With A Click Using DNS Angel

Block Unsafe Or Inappropriate Internet Content With A Click Using DNS Angel | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Stolen passwords, credit card theft, phishing scams, malicious threats, pornography and viruses – does the list stop here? Indeed not. It’s 2013, the Inter
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New map shows how the Internet will travel underwater in 2013

A beautifully done map shows how the Internet traverses the open ocean.
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Microsoft's Office 365 Home Premium: What happens when subscriptions expire?

Microsoft's Office 365 Home Premium: What happens when subscriptions expire? | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Microsoft is encouraging users to subscribe to its new Office, rather than buy it outright. But what happens once users' subscriptions expire?
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HP piles on with its own 14-inch Pavilion Chromebook

A leaked spec sheet says that HP's Chromebook will be the largest yet.
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Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste

Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Why these apps are awful and what you really need to do about your slow PC.
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How to See if Your Hard Drive is Dying

How to See if Your Hard Drive is Dying | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Hard drives use S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) to gauge their own reliability and determine if they’re failing.  You can view your hard drive’s S.M.A.R.T.
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PowerPoint 2013: Use Mouse Instead of Laser Pointer

PowerPoint 2013: Use Mouse Instead of Laser Pointer | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
When presenting a PowerPoint project, having a pointing device to emphasize certain aspects is helpful. Keep reading to find out how you can use your mouse for this purpose. Even if you have a hand...
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