Tag: End user tips

Grammarman to the rescue

I thought I would share this cartoon to help lighten the conversation when people incorrectly use the term ‘on premise’ when they mean ‘on premises’. I know English is not everyone’s first language, but I believe we can empower everyone to be better at not only technology but also at human communications. And don’t forget

Can’t hold shift and type space with Fall 2018 Win10 update

Some people may have run into an annoyance when typing out shorthand pipes to Select-Object or Where-Object. With the Windows 10 Fall 2018 update, people have noticed an odd issue with PowerShell.  It doesn’t happen with the cmd.exe though, while holding down the left-shift key and typing out a command, spaces are not written. In

Free Azure student accounts

Q: I’m a student and don’t have access to a credit card, but I want to learn about cloud computing and Azure, is that possible? A: YES! Students can start building your cloud future with Azure. Leverage the power of Azure, with over 25 apps to start to work with and study how the cloud can help you and

Dynamic Distribution Groups, Distribution Groups, and Exchange hybrid

I recently ran into a customer that uses: Distribution Groups (DG), leverage Dynamic Distribution Groups (DDG), have started their move to Exchange Online (EXO), while nesting several DDG’s inside of DG’s. There are known work arounds that you should implement if you are in an Exchange hybrid configuration working with DDG’s. Since each realm bifurcates the

Ruler in Outlook

Q: Is there a way to enable the rule option in Outlook? A: Yes. The ruler option in Word is also available in Outlook. Easy enough to turn on for specific client machines or for every Outlook client within your domain environment by applying a GPO. Set the following registry key value: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Word\Options\WordMail] “Ruler”=dword:00000001 (Enables

How to create consistent signatures and send them from other mailboxes

A while ago, I created a description process on how to create signatures for Outlook, how to deploy them to many people at once, and for those users to be able to send from another mailbox. The article is now posted on the Exchange Team Blog Site with the actual link here. Sometimes the information we PFE’s build

New Snipping tool

Just got my notification that Windows 10 is implementing a new snipping tool. The snipping tool was introduced in Windows Vista and is now being updated with the ‘Snip & Sketch’. You can download the toolset from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/snip-sketch/9mz95kl8mr0l#activetab=pivot:overviewtab