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Bid Farewell to Windows XP

By | Feb.17.14 | 2 Comments

The firm I work in is Windows-based, just like the vast majority of North American law firms. When our firm upgraded from Windows 98 to Windows XP, I became a much less grumpy tech[...]

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Fine-Tune Your Outlook Junk Mail Settings

By | Jan.16.14 | 1 Comment

As Outlook has matured, so has its Junk Mail filter — it’s getting better and better at recognizing what’s good and wanted, and what’s bad and not. You’ll seldom find "go[...]

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Power User Guide: Best-Loved Keyboard Shortcuts

By | Dec.11.13 | 2 Comments

Break up with your mouse! You know that old chestnut from composer Burt Bacharach, “Make it easy on yourself, ’cause breaking up is so very hard to do?” Well, that’s what I[...]

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Power User

Computer Security: It’s Scary Out There!

By | Nov.12.13 | No Comments

Computer security can’t be stressed enough in law firms. It's tempting to think you personally don't really have to pay attention to "security stuff," or that your firm is "too l[...]

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Power User

Copy and Paste Made Easy

By | Oct.08.13 | 1 Comment

In law firms, most of us copy and paste within and between our documents a lot. Especially when a well-written document crosses your desk with text you could use in a precedent –[...]

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