Archive for Windows

Windows Defender Offline, What Is It?

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Learn about Windows Defender Offline and how it helps remove malicious and other potentially unwanted software. What is Windows Defender Offline? Why We Use Windows Defender Offline Windows Defender Offline is one of the tools that BCCS Computer Systems uses to repair operating systems that have been compromised by malware.  This tool from Microsoft allows […]

From the OneNote Blog – Windows 8.1 and the Win+S Shortcut Key

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

OneNote users take note.  After installing the Windows 8.1 update, your Win+S shortcut key for taking screenshots will no longer function as it did before.  Windows 8.1 now uses this shortcut key to quickly open the search dialog and essentially trumps OneNote in the use of this key combination. Never fear, there is a workaround […]

Learn More About Windows 8.1 Here

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Windows 8.1 is now available as an update exclusively from the Windows Store built into Windows 8.   This is the first Windows update I am aware of that is not available through the Windows Control Panel. Tip#1 – If you don’t see the update in Windows Store, download all Windows update from the Control […]

Support ends in 2014 for Windows XP and Office 2003!

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Time is Now to Prepare for End of Support for Microsoft Windows XP Support for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014. Contact BCCS Computer Systems to upgrade before support ends for Microsoft Windows XP and Office 2003 Support ends in 2014 for Windows XP and Office 2003!.

Heads Up When Downloading Window 8 ISO Image

| February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

I wondered why my last installation of Windows 8 wound up as a 32 bit install.  I didn’t remember being given a choice.  It turns out Microsoft made the choice for me when I downloaded the iso image from a computer at work that happened to be running a 32 bit OS. Not only was […]

Edit Multiple Excel Worksheets at One Time

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Let’s say you have a workbook with three worksheets with only minor differences and you would like to change the Header info and other template info at the same time. In Excel you can use the Ctrl or Shift keys to select multiple worksheet tabs and make changes to multiple worksheets at one time. After […]

Sometimes you have to manually edit the registry to get rid of boot error messages

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When you have error messages upon boot up like the the one above and programs like msconfig and CCleaner have failed to remove them.  Sometimes you must manually edit the registry to get rid of the error messages.  Autoruns by sysinternals can help.  Also sometimes the permissions for the registry entry must be edited.     […]

Tired of the ASK Toolbar trying to update or install every five minutes

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments