A Simple Business Contact Tool – and It Is Free

If you have a small business or home office, Microsoft offers a simple contact management system, Business Contact Manager, that hooks right into Microsoft Outlook 2010 or 2013. Microsoft offers Business Contact Manager as a download for users of Office Professional. Business Contact Manager or BCM, provides you with basic tools to keep track of […]

Saying Goodbye to Windows Server 2003

  The sun setting of Windows XP was a difficult experience for many of us. It was a familiar platform that was stable and relied upon by millions of users. The transition to Windows 7 or 8 (putting aside Vista) was fairly painful as Microsoft did not provide a direct upgrade path. I wrote my […]

Recovering OST Files

Since Outlook 2003, Microsoft has provided an option to allow you to work with Outlook emails, calendars, contacts, etc. when you are not actually connected to an Exchange Server.  It is a setting in the user’s Outlook profile called caching. It creates a local copy of your mailbox objects in a file stored locally. This […]

Tips on Migrating from XP to Windows 7

Although Microsoft did a great job of informing every one of the demise of Windows XP April 2014, there were many of us who were reluctant to make the transition. The migration path provided is fairly painful as Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 required a clean install. This means we had to try to […]