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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Minimize All Your Open Windows

Sometimes you have a bunch of stuff running, and you want it all to go away so you can get to the Desktop. Using this keyboard shortcut will minimize everything you have open and will save you some time from pressing the minimize button for each window.&a...

Use this keyboard shortcut >

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Toggle Between Windows

Use this keyboard shortcut to quickly switch back and forth between open windows with ease

Alt + Tab

to cycle FORWARD through open windows

Alt + Shift + Tab 

to cycle BACKWARD through open windows 

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

How to spot Phishing Messages

How to spot and report phishing messages!

The Federal Trade Commission’s definition of phishing is “when a scammer uses fraudulent emails or texts, or copycat websites, to get you to share valuable personal information.” &...

Look for these signs >

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Quickly Lock Your Computer!

Quickly Lock Your Computer!

With all the sensitive information we access on our computers it is a security best practice to never leave an unattended PC unlocked. Even though it can be tempting to walk away and leave your computer unlocked for a brief mome...

Find out how >

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Bring Back a Closed Tab

Bring Back a Closed Web Browser Tab

Did you accidentally close a browser tab?  No worries!  To bring it back press: 

Ctrl + Shift + T

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Finding an IP Address

Need to find your IP address?  Follow these quick steps:  

1.    Type “cmd” in the Search box and press Enter.

2.    Where the cursor is located, type "ipconfig" and press Enter

3. &a...

Follow these quick steps >

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Web Browsing - Tips & Tricks

Best Tips:

Jump to your Address Bar

To highlight the address bar address use Ctrl + L or Alt + D.

Scroll through web pages

Did you know that you can scroll one page down a webpage using the Spacebar? To scroll one page up use Shift + Spacebar.

Cycle through br...

Try some new tricks >

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