Technology has long played a critical role in the work of accountants. Some of the oldest relics of human civilization dating back more than 7,000 years ...
"Preview Before You Print” is Excel-lent
Sometimes when you print an Excel document,
the data is just a little bit too wide for the printing area. This usually
causes your printer to spit out a bunch of blank pages.
This is easy to fix.
Stop "mouse-ing around" and
try these keyboard shortcuts
If you aren’t using keyboard shortcuts
already, make the standard universal Windows speed key combinations habitual.
Using the speed key combinations (instead of the mouse) will be four times
Where'd that email go?
The average number of email messages received is increasing daily as it becomes the preferred method of communication. As a result, important emails and attachment files can be buried or overlooked, making it difficult to find them again.
USB Flash Drives - Small agents of big security risks
Remember when floppy disks were the main vehicles for transferring data? As virus outbreaks increased, extra precaution was taken when files were opened on unknown floppy disks. An infected file meant a compromised system.
5 Tips to improve your odds of recovering lost devices
Cell Phones – Add a contact in your address book titled “If Found” or “Me” with other ways to contact you in case your phone is found. Create labels with a way to contact you if found.
How do I sync files between my home and office computer using Windows Briefcase?
To sync a briefcase from one computer to another, you will need a USB flash drive or other portable storage drive. A briefcase cannot be synched with more than one computer.
Enter the Dragon
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 voice recognition software gives users the power to create documents, emails, and reports in Microsoft Word and Excel, Corel, Word Perfect and virtually all Windows-based applications. Nuance, the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers, claims an impressive accuracy of 99% with a proven rate of 120 wpm.
Split personalities in Windows
Windows makes it easy to combine two or more instances of Windows applications, such as Word, Excel and Explorer, onto one screen. This function allows you to transfer files or cut and paste text between two different instances without having to constantly flip back and forth.
Password protect your files
Cypherix has created a free download, the Cryptainer LE, which creates a “vault” on your computer that encrypts all the files stored in your vault.
The Cryptainer stores up to 25MB of password- protected files.
Five easy ways to protect your business
from internet fraud.
Many internet hackers prey upon users
who are too complacent or just too busy to keep their guard up. However,
if you do nothing else to protect yourself from online fraud, at least
take care of these simple measures:
1. Install anti-virus software and anti-adware/spyware