Category: Software

Computer Software
Software is a generic term for organized collections of computer data and instructions, often broken into two major categories: system software that provides the basic non-task-specific functions of the computer, and application software which is used by users to accomplish specific tasks.

Using Exchange Server as Internal Relay

IT Problem You want to allow another internal server to send email through your exchange server, either exchange 2007 or exchange 2010. Sometimes people need to for backups, allowing your backup server to email admins with a backup report. Or maybe an internal sql server sending reports to people.   IT Solution This is fairly […]

How to Reset a Samsung Security DVR

How to Reset a Samsung Security DVR Why Reset a Samsung Security DVR? If you have forgotten your admin password on a Samsung Security DVR, most experts would suggest that you have to contact Samsung and/or send it back to Samsung to have the administrator password reset.  While this is true in some cases, it […]

A Word about Viruses and Malware: Don’t blame me

A Word about Viruses and Malware: Don’t blame me. I often help people when they have a problem.  That’s when they come to me.  The problem with that business model is that they are often already frustrated, and what I am going to tell them, at least initially, isn’t going to make them a whole […]

Transfer Skype Contacts on Mac

You can send a contact’s details to another person during a conversation, so they can add the same contact to their contact list. This is an easy way to make sure that all your friends are connected on Skype.  It is also a good way to transfer your own contacts from an old Skype Account […]

How to Do Word Mail Merge with Excel Spreadsheet

Word Excel Merge

With Microsoft office, you can easily integrate data from an Excel Spreadsheet into a Word document or an email through Word. In Word, open a new document. Click Mailings > Start Mail Merge, and then click the kind of merge you want to run. Click Select Recipients > Use Existing List. Browse to your Excel […]

Scan Directly From Word 2013

Scan to Word icon

Microsoft Office 2013 is shipped with new features, but some users are missing usability. For instance, a simple button to scan directly from Word 2013 is missing. Also old solutions won’t work anymore. Therefore I’ve developed a solution, to add a scan option to Word 2013. How it Works The following instructions will show you […]

Disable and Remove Protexis Licensing Service

Extracting Protexis

WTF is Protexis Licensing Service? I was doing my regular semi-annual bi-weekly checkup of my computer today – looking through all the things that I have running, trying to find out which ones I need, which ones I don’t need, which ones Microsoft put there without adequate documentation, which ones I might need, which ones […]

OmniPage Pro Scan Option Not Available

If you are using OmniPage or OmniPage pro and you suddenly run into a problem where the OmniPage Pro Scan Option is not available, it might not be obvious how to get it back.  Or if you’re just installing the software and you only get the option to “load” but not to “scan” under the […]

Canon Color Network ScanGear in Windows 8

Scan to Windows 8 with the Canon ImageRunner Series

Canon Color Network ScanGear in Windows 8 This article is primarily for the purpose of walking through the installation of network scanning functionality for the Canon ImageRunner series of multi-function devices.  I will cover the installation for Windows in general, but my reason for writing the article is that installing Color Network Scangear on Windows […]