Please do not update to Windows 11

Microsoft will start pushing out Windows 11 on October 5.   Please do NOT allow your computer to upgrade to Windows 11 for now.  There will certainly be some initial issues, incompatibilities, and confusion.  We don’t need to be the guinea pigs on this one. On your office computers, we encourage you strongly to not…

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Recall an email

Can you undo that email you just sent?   Have you ever wanted to retract an email?  Perhaps you replied in haste and now you’ve changed your mind, or you replied to an email when you really wanted to forward it to someone else…  You’ve already sent the email, and you’re staring at the screen,…

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SharePoint Libraries

How to work with SharePoint libraries   This series of articles will help you configure and access SharePoint libraries that your organization has made available to you.  This is still a work in progress. Article Index: Sync based on a library link This article is still in progress.  More information will be added… If you…

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Windows News and Interests widget

What is that new widget on my taskbar?   Microsoft has silently rolled out a new widget that will show up on your taskbar in Windows 10.  By default, it will show the current weather with both an icon and a text description.  If you hover over or click on the widget, the full window…

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Install Dell Patch

Please patch your Dell computer   Dell has identified a security vulnerability in a driver installed on Dell computers going back to 2009.  The fix is simple, and we strongly encourage you to follow the steps in this article to remediate this problem on all your Dell computers (office and home). If you don’t have…

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Outlook Failed

Did Outlook stop working for you?   Microsoft pushed out an update to Outlook which prevents users from viewing or creating emails.  They are working on a fix and may have already resolved the problem by the time you read this.  If you are still having problems, please close and restart Outlook.  If that does…

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Don’t use unapproved apps

Select from those apps approved by your company   The cloud provides many free IT apps to share and collaborate with your friends and colleagues, including Dropbox, Slack, Google Drive, iCloud, etc.  If your company has not authorized their use for company data, then they are unapproved and you shouldn’t be storing work data there.…

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Dell Command | Update

Update your Dell BIOS and device drivers   The Dell Command | Update (DCU) app allows you to discover and install driver, BIOS and firmware updates on your system.  The app allows you to keep your system up to date by automatically interrogating your system and comparing it to the available updates on dell.com/support for…

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