Hello everyone! We’ve noticed a new, strange issue with a recent Microsoft Office update, changing how Outlook presents its auto-complete options for mail recipients. Outlook now has a large dropdown box with little profile boxes, taking up significantly more screen real estate than the small list it has had before. Some people have even reported the selection box extending upwards instead of downwards, going off the screen. Here's a before and after glimpse: While I am always a fan … [Read more...] about Microsoft Outlook Update: Email Dropdown Selection Troubles
Greetings! Last month, we discussed Ransomware, which remains a threat. This month: Email migrations. As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Email Migrations Email services are arguably the most important service for office functions. It is reasonable for someone to decide to switch email service providers, but doing so can be a bit tricky. In the past, this was done by manually exporting and/or downloading email data from each user account and importing and/or … [Read more...] about June Newsletter: Email Migrations
There are ways to attempt to prevent spoofed emails making it to your inbox, but none of them will be 100% effective. The methods that are most effective also have the potential of blocking emails that should be getting through. So these methods should be deployed when spoofed emails are a serious concern. The most inclusive method is to block an entire domain from sending email to your server. This can be effective if you notice a lot of these emails are coming from the same … [Read more...] about Email Spoofing and Phishing Prevention: Part 2
In most business environments, email can present many security risks. If there's a line of communication between people who make decisions, then that line of communication can be exploited by criminals. Usually, this is done by spoofing their email address to make it appear like their message is coming from someone within the company. The email sent might attempt to get you to send them money, click on a link that reveals information, or download a virus. Using Filtering Office 365 has an … [Read more...] about Email Spoofing and Phishing Prevention: Part 1
Greetings!!! Hosted Microsoft Exchange email accounts have become very popular over the last several years. They offer great email, contact management and sharing features and are easily accessible from any device. Are hosted Exchange accounts the solution for you and your business? See below for more . . . Until next time, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig 925.528.9091 firstname.lastname@example.org Hosted Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Exchange has been used as the most popular email … [Read more...] about April Newsletter: Hosted Microsoft Exchange
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Well, everyone, I've discovered what I believe to be the best and most productive Outlook add-in ever. At least it's the best that I've used. This tool XOBNI, makes analysis, searching and navigation of email much easier. Download the program for free at the above link. Feel free to respond and let others know what you think of XOBNI. … [Read more...] about Supercharge your Outlook with XOBNI!