Tag: Outlook 2013

How to Upgrade to Windows 8 and Windows RT 8.1

With Windows 8.1 upon us I thought I would do a video on how to upgrade your Windows RT device (such as a Microsoft Surface RT) to Windows RT 8.1. It’s not a difficult process but it does take some time given the limited processing power in RT devices. The upgrade process for both Windows …

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An OST file is in use and could not be accessed…

If you’re a user of Outlook you may encounter the following error message on the rarest of occasions when attempting to open the application: The file is in use and could not be accessed. Close any application that is using this file, and then try again. This was after I had closed Microsoft Outlook 2013 …

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Enable or Disable Auto-Complete in Outlook

For whatever reason, you may need to disable or re-enable the auto-complete function in Outlook but locating the setting can be difficult as it differs between the various versions. As such, I thought I would consolidate the methods to re-enable this feature for each version of Outlook: Outlook 2003/2007 Click Tools, Click Options, On the Preferences tab …

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How to Upgrade and Downgrade Between Hotmail to Outlook.com

Update 20/02/2013: Microsoft appears to be migrating users over and removing the option to revert to the Hotmail interface! This came out of nowhere and is a testament that Microsoft is really getting its stuff together ahead of the Windows 8 release and unify their software and services across the board. Hotmail started in humble …

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Giving Office 365 a Shot

Just a quick update. You might have read about my e-mail woes in yesterday’s article and not wanting to leave things lingering for too long I decided to pull the trigger and try out Office 365 free for thirty days. I have always been a big user of Outlook and moving the back end of …

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