Q&A: Will Microsoft Office 2010 work with Windows 10?

Question from Ellen R.:  I used Microsoft Office 2003 on my old computer but the hard drive died and I had to replace it.

I still have my Office 2003 installation discs but I can’t get it installed on the new laptop. I’m guessing that it’s just not compatible with Windows 10.

My brother has a copy of MS Office 2010 Professional that’s still in the box and it’s never been opened or registered. He said he would ship it to me from Scotland if it’ll work with my system, but he doesn’t want to waste money to ship it to me if it won’t work.

My question is will Microsoft Office 2010 run on Windows 10? If it will it’ll save me from having to buy a copy of MS Office that I really can’t afford right now.

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Q&A: How can I hide the pages I’ve ‘Liked’ from my Facebook friends?

facebook-logoQuestion from Brenda H.:  I have a Facebook question that I hope you can answer for me Rick.

I have many varied interests so I “Like” a wide variety of pages, some of which I’d rather keep to myself and not let my Facebook friends know about.

Is there a way to “hide” those pages from my friends but still access them myself as usual?

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Q&A: Is there any way to use my old projector with my new laptop?

cable-matters-hdmi-to-vga-adapterQuestion from Ellen P.:  I hope you can help me Rick. I travel frequently and give video presentations as part of my work, and an issue has arisen. My old laptop got stolen and I had to buy a new one.

The new laptop doesn’t have a VGA connector which is what my projector uses. Do you know of any way that I can connect the HDMI port on my laptop to the VGA socket on the projector?

If you can help me it’ll save me from having to buy a new projector. Thanks for your help.

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8 tips for a faster Internet experience

If you’re like most people, you probably wish you had a faster Internet connection. After all, there’s nothing worse than having to wait for what seems like forever while your favorite website loads or a download completes.

Regardless of the speed promised for the Internet Service Plan you are subscribed to, chances are your Internet experience could be enhanced at least somewhat by making a few tweaks and changes. Here are just a few to get you started: [Continue Reading]

4 reasons why you shouldn’t let your browser store your passwords

password-logoDo you let your browser remember your passwords and automatically fill them in for you every time you sign into an online account? If so, you could be headed for trouble.

I know how convenient it is to have your browser store your passwords, but there are so many ways that it can come back to bite you that I strongly recommend against it. Here are just a few of them: [Continue Reading]

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