Tip - Perform a file clean up!
Its a good time to review and clean up your computer files for a fresh start in the New Year.
A clean up involves backing up your files, organising your important files and cleaning out old files you no longer need, saving space on your computer.
Learn how to...
1) Check how much space you have
2) Perform a file back up
3) Review and delete old files
4) Review your folder structure
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Tip Create a Contact Group!
By creating a Contact Group you can quickly send an email to a whole group of people at once without having to enter all the email addresses. This is handy if you send regular emails to groups of people such as parents, a Committee or subscribers to your Newsletter.
(This Tip applies to Windows Vista using Windows Mail or Windows Live Mail.)
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Tip Think Green IT!
Everyone can do their bit for the environment and reduce costs, simply by being smart about how they use Information Technology. Here are some green IT tips to get you thinking...
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Tip Email photos using Windows Photo Gallery
One of the tasks for kindergarten staff is sharing digital photos with groups of parents.
Emailing photos can be time consuming when you try and send too many photos at once, as email programs struggle to send emails when the size of the attachments is too large.
There is a quick way to select photos, compress the file size and send them by email, using the Windows Photo Gallery Program.
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Tip - Cant send emails? How to troubleshoot the issue
Sometimes, you cant send emails because of an Outgoing Mail Server error.
There are a few reasons why this might happen, here are some ways you can troubleshoot the issue;
Tip Format & Sum currency data in a Spreadsheet
Learn how to quickly format data to currency and calculate the total in a Spread Sheet
Follow the steps; How to Format Data (currency format) & How to sum data (Autosum)
Tip - Spam Email
Spam emails, also known as junk emails are unsolicited messages sent to numerous recipients by email. The purpose of Spam may be for advertising, phishing to gain personal information or to spread malicious software such as a virus that can infect your computer.
Spam emails usually contain links that open phishing web sites or sites that are hosting malware (malicious software). Spam email may also include malware as file attachments.
The most important thing if you are unsure if an email is genuine, you should never click on the links or open the attachments in the email.
Here are some suggestions for identifying and managing spam emails...Tip - Spam Email
Tip - Prepare documents for email
Sometimes you may not be able to send an email if the attachment is too large.
We suggest the maximum size of attachments in one email is 2 MB. If you attach files larger than that the email software will take a very long time to send the email or return an error/failed message.
There are a few ways that you can prepare your document for email distribution.
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