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Remote Access on Windows

Click on the Start > All Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection link as in the picture below:

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Office 365 ProPlus will be offered to students at no additional charge. Students can now take advantage of all that Office 365 ProPlus has to offer.

What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

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By now, most people have had a preview in some shape or form at the upcoming installment of Windows 8 which is due to be released in October this year. There are two big issues which have vexed many peoples minds; Firstly, Microsoft have decided that axing the Start Menu in favour for the ‘Metro’ tile driven menu is a good idea. This steads well with the change in Human Interface Device(HID) transitioning from traditional keyboard and mouse input to a  greater percentage of touch driven devices. Microsoft acknowledged that there was an issue in certain cases trying to accurately press on traditional icons with touch input so the Metro style interface was created. However, has this been done at the expense of a huge percentage of machines which still operate efficiently with a keyboard and mouse?

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If your computer is experiencing problems when starting up and you need to recover your important files then one viable option is to boot and run Windows XP (albeit trimmed down) off a USB memory stick. This process involves using a host PC to install Windows XP onto a memory stick of up to 2GB and will work on most modern PC’s and laptops that support USB booting in the BIOS. This method is particularly useful if you have a netbook or a device with no optical drive or testing a computer with no hard disk.

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