Microsoft Office 2013 and Exchange Online

The latest Office 2013 build (as of May 2019) is “15.0.5127.1000”. This is required to connect Outlook 2013 to Office 365. If you have an earlier build, you may find that Outlook 2013 does not accept the Office 365 Password. Finally, if you find that the package will not auto-update to the latest build, you … Continue reading Microsoft Office 2013 and Exchange Online

Hiding “Likes” on your Twitter Feed

If you prefer that your Twitter Feed contains original content rather than an endless stream of Tweets that have been “liked” by those that you follow, you may wish to try the steps below. Unfortunately, you can’t block “liked” posts across the board, but you can clamp down on the worst offenders. The first step … Continue reading Hiding “Likes” on your Twitter Feed

Sage Payroll “No Updates Were Installed” Error

Occasionally, you may find that the Sage Payroll “Software Update” routine continue prompt for an update that has been installed previously. After hitting “Install Now”, you get a further notification that “No Updates Were Installed”. - - This is infuriating, but simple enough to resolve. Delete the “softwareupdates.dat” file from within the “C:\ProgramData\Sage\SBD Software Updates” … Continue reading Sage Payroll “No Updates Were Installed” Error

DFS Fileshare and Microsoft Office Protected Mode

We recently switched to using DFS for our Fileshares, but quickly ran into a problem with Microsoft Office Documents opening up in "Protected Mode". The reason given was that Word and Excel believed the files originated from the Internet, and therefore was warning users each time they opened a document from the DFS Share. I … Continue reading DFS Fileshare and Microsoft Office Protected Mode