Tech Tip: Outlook “For Follow Up” Feature

Tech Tip: Outlook “For Follow Up” Feature

Each day, your email inbox is constantly being filled with new message, along with old ones that that get left behind. Somewhere in that inbox is an important message that you need to follow up on, but what will remind you? There's a tool to help you right within Outlook!

How to create a For Follow Up Folder:

Click the Folder tab on the top of Outlook: File > New > Search Folder

The New Search Dialog Box will pop up, click Mail Flagged for follow up.

Setting Default Applications in Windows 10

Setting Default Applications in Windows 10

Setting a default application will make sure that when you click a link or file it will open in the preferred application. This useful when it comes to a default internet browser.

Here's how you can set your default application!

Step 1: Click the Windows start menu and type default on the keyboard, then select Default app settings

Step 2: In this menu you can select what you prefer! Once its selected Windows will open files in that preferred app.

Tech Tip: Find Tool Shortcut

Tech Tip: Find Tool Shortcut

Tired of spending time reading through a document, webpage or database line by line? There is a better way built into almost every Windows program called the FIND tool.

How to access this tool? Press the Ctrl key then the F key, Ctrl + F. This will open a small text box either at the top or bottom of the screen.

The Windows Key

The Windows Key

The Windows key is something that most people ignore or are not sure even what it is used for. It does have a purpose for being there and it can come in handy if you know the “secrets” of it. Here is a list of some useful key commands that involve the windows key.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts, in my opinion, are one of the most productive tricks when it comes to basic computer usage. Whether it be copying or pasting, undoing a mistake or opening a previously closed browser tab, keyboard shortcuts make those tasks simpler and more efficient.

April Tech Tip: Habits and free software available to help clean up your files

April Tech Tip: Habits and free software available to help clean up your files

Disk Space is often overlooked when it comes to long term PC health. Many are not aware that there are many different programs, and even Microsoft itself, put a good deal of temporary files that fill up a hard drive unnecessarily. Fortunately, there are habits and free software available to help clean up those unnecessary files and make room for the important files.

March Tech Tip

March Tech Tip

Trying to organize windows across your desktop is usually a messy process. Two Word documents open, a window for your internet browser and your chat client all jumbled about your desktop in a make shift overlapping set of tiles that leaves you guessing which is which.

February Tech Tip

February Tech Tip

If Outlook 2016 Experiences an issue loading

Outlook will get stuck on the loading screen during the "Processing" stage.

If you are not using Outlook through Citrix and experience this issue, here is how you can relieve Outlook being stuck!

- Right click the outlook icon in the taskbar and click “close window”
- Try to re-open Outlook, but this time hold down the control button (CTRL) while opening it.