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How to Transfer Your Files and Settings to a New PC

Posted by Rich On March - 4 - 2010

Windows Easy Transfer 01Windows easy transfer is designed to help you get your settings from your old PC to your shiny, new PC. in this guide I’ll show you how to get your old PC setup for transfer, via  a USB drive/external hard drive, and then show you how to transfer the files to your new PC.

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Outlook Add-in: Personal Folders Backup

Posted by Thomas On February - 21 - 2010

One of our readers, Dean Anthony, read my article on Outlook Backup. Dean tipped us about an add-in for Outlook which does the job for you. This Add-in copies your .PST files at regular intervals, in Outlook 2002, 2003 and 2007 versions, making it easy to keep all of your Outlook folders safely backed up. You can download the add-in free of charge from the Microsoft Office Website. Read the rest of this entry »

Office 2010: Modify The Ribbon [How To]

Posted by Thomas On February - 20 - 2010

Ever since I saw the new ribbon in Office 2007 – I hated it. I looked around and found me a freeware add-in that brought back the old and familiar menu-system. Then came Microsoft Office 2010, and the ribbon had begun to grow on me, don’t get me wrong I still use my old and trusty pre-2007 menu add-In, but not so much any more.

Why, you ask ? First of all, Microsoft has simplified the ribbons, made them more intuitive. Secondly; I can now change them to my liking and need, by adding my custom Tabs, Groups and Commands. In this tutorial I am going to use Microsoft Excel 2010, but the procedure is the same in all Office Programs. Here’s How:

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Are you able to understand or read the following?
Fil, Rediger, Vis, Gå Til, Verktøy …. No ?
How about now: File, Edit, View, Go, Tools …. ?

In our multi-lingual world it is getting more common to share your workplace with people from other countries. Here in Norway you can now expect to walk into any workplace and meet at least one who speaks any of the following languages: English, Polish, Russian, Turkish etc. etc. Have you ever tried to work on a software with a foreign language ? Well many people have to – unless you can afford to buy one license for each language that is. For me to read and write Russian or Polish would be as impossible as it would be for you to read Norwegian.

Luckily there is a solution!
Microsoft has released Interface Language packs to be downloaded (some bought) and installed on top of your Office installation, making it possible to switch between different language setups. 

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10 WINNERS of Nitro PDF Professional Licenses

Posted by Thomas On February - 16 - 2010

Last week we reviewed Nitro PDF Professional the affordable feature packed PDF-Suite Nitro Professional (Click to read). The nice people at Nitro PDF Software and their Executive Director Richard Crocker were so happy about out review that they came up with no less than 10 licenses of their Pro Edition for some of our lucky readers.

After reading over 50 competition entries the jury have reached their verdict. It was an overwhelming task and a tough decision. There is no doubt that we have many deserving and lojal readers out there and the Jury would have loved to give each and one a prize. With that being said I know you are curious to see who won; so without further ado, here are the votes from the Mintywhite Jurors:

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Outlook 2010 – Part 1: What’s New ?

Posted by Thomas On February - 11 - 2010

Outlook 2010 (Beta)

It’s here !! – well not officially – but the Beta i. I’ve been using MS Office 2010 since the Beta hit the market. After running it for about 3 months I can definitively say: What are you waiting for ? Okay, I get it you want to wait for the final release – but the thing is you really don’t have to.

In this first part I’m going to show you how to get started with Outlook 2010 and show you some of the newest and coolest features which I’ve come to love. This article and the upcoming ones will be subject to change as the Final Release becomes public, so bookmark this article already!

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