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Macro Systems has been serving the Metro Washington, DC area since 1997, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Nifty Microsoft Word Tips

Nifty Microsoft Word Tips

Microsoft Word is one of the most popular platforms in business today because it provides the results that businesses need. Sadly for some of these organizations, their employees may not be as proficient with Word as they need to be. Listed below are a few quick tips about utilizing Microsoft Word that you can share. 

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How to Utilize Google Drive

How to Utilize Google Drive

For the business looking for a comprehensive cloud-based content management and collaboration solution, Google Drive is an option that warrants serious consideration. While we don’t want to recommend it over another one of your options, per se, we did want to offer a brief beginner’s guide to putting it to use. That way, any business that does elect to utilize Google Drive and (the associated solutions it comes with) has more information going in.

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How to Identify a Phishing Attack

How to Identify a Phishing Attack

If you’ve been reading this blog, you’ve seen Macro Systems discuss phishing attacks. Whether you are being asked by some supposed Nigerian prince to hand over money or you are getting an email by what seems to be your bank that directs you to download an attachment, you are probably a potential victim of a phishing scam. The difference between being a potential victim and a victim is knowing how to identify it. Listed below are five ways to identify a phishing message so that you or your business won’t be scammed.

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How to Avoid Spending Too Much Time on Your Email

How to Avoid Spending Too Much Time on Your Email

While email is an incredibly convenient tool, it can quickly become a time-drain if finding the right messages to read and respond to becomes an overbearing responsibility. Luckily, there is a simple solution to remedy this that, after spending some time learning about the full capabilities of your email platform, can once again make your email the convenient tool it is was designed to be.

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How to Properly Dispose of Old Computers

How to Properly Dispose of Old Computers

Time passes, and things grow old; this is especially true of technology, as new and better options are developed and released all the time. Sooner or later, you’re likely to need a new system… The only question left is how to get dispose of the old one.

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How to Create a Gmail Signature

How to Create a Gmail Signature

The email signature is a usually overlooked opportunity for a company to appear that much more professional. Listed below are directions on how to create your email signature in Gmail.

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Steps for Syncing OneDrive with Windows 10

Steps for Syncing OneDrive with Windows 10

Microsoft OneDrive is an instrument that many businesses utilize of for cloud-based file sharing and real-time access, but did you know that it can also sync files to your desktop? OneDrive is usually used to save Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents, so being able to access them on your Windows 10 device only makes it easier to work on them. Below we'll show you how to set up this syncing; it could change your work life for the better.

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How to Get the Most Out Of Microsoft Word

How to Get the Most Out Of Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a vital player in today's word processing programs, mostly due to the many tools and capabilities that are imperative for users. You can utilize various techniques to adjust Word so that you can get the most use out of it. Let's take a look at these techniques.

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Google Search Tips

Google Search Tips

Google is the most browsed website in the world. That distinction doesn’t come easily; 4.2 billion people are active users of the Internet. Google claims to process around 3.5 billion search queries per day, or 1.2 trillion searches per year. Google has become the world’s most successful advertising site as a result, which can actually be an obstacle for users looking to get information about a specific subject.

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How to Change Your Display in Windows 10

How to Change Your Display in Windows 10

Customizing your display settings is one of the best methods to make Windows 10 feel like your own experience. There are a lot of settings you can change to your specific liking. Macro Systems will walk you through how you can change the settings on your displays, whether it’s a new monitor or an ancient one.

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Tip of the Week: How to Track down a Lost Smartphone

Tip of the Week: How to Track down a Lost Smartphone

One of the most vital aspects of smartphones is how portable they are; business professionals can be productive no matter where they are. Alas, this also means that they have more of an opportunity to lose their devices, along with the data they contain. If the device is Android-based, then you can alleviate this trouble thanks to built-in features that can help you locate it.

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OneNote Tips and Tricks

OneNote Tips and Tricks

Microsoft’s OneNote is a good application to utilize for taking notes, but its functionality is much more than merely that. Listed below are some of our favorite tips and tricks to assist you in making the most of your OneNote application.

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Some Word Tips that Could Come in Handy

Some Word Tips that Could Come in Handy

There are so many tricks hidden in Microsoft Word that you constantly have chances to show off how much you’ve learned. These abilities could make or break your job performance under the right conditions.

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All You Need to Know About Breadcrumb Navigation

All You Need to Know About Breadcrumb Navigation

In the ancient fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, the titular characters decided to leave a trail of breadcrumbs behind them so they could find their way back home. While this strategy didn’t work out as planned for the siblings, the same concept is utilized in computing today. We even refer to it as breadcrumb navigation in honor of the German fairy tale.

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How Evernote Can Help Your Business

How Evernote Can Help Your Business

Smartphones are convenient devices for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is their availability when a note needs to be taken and the apps that are available for just that purpose. One of those apps is called Evernote and it stands a step above the rest, especially in a business setting. Let's review some of the features that Evernote offers that can help out your organization.

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How to Change Default Apps in Windows 10

How to Change Default Apps in Windows 10

Have you ever attempted to open up a document only to have your computer default to a program that you didn’t intend or never use? This can often happen for standard file types like PDFs. Fortunately, Windows 10 makes it easy to alter the default applications for your organization’s file types. Below we'll show you how to accomplish this.

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5 Microsoft Word Capabilities You May Not Know About

5 Microsoft Word Capabilities You May Not Know About

Microsoft Office is one of the most well-known suite of software solutions currently available; Microsoft Word is probably being the first of the suite’s included programs to come to mind. However, despite it's popularity, it's fair to wonder whether most people know all of Word’s capabilities. Below we'll take a closer look at some of Word’s handiest, but relatively unknown, features.

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Technology Term: Plug-ins

Technology Term: Plug-ins

The Internet is an astonishing tool, but like many tools, it can work better if other tools are utilized with it. These other, additional tools are called plug-ins. Let's examine what a plug-in is, and how they all help us utilize the Internet more effectively.

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Macro Systems Can Help You Manage Your Invoices More Efficiently

Macro Systems Can Help You Manage Your Invoices More Efficiently

If your business can't be relied upon to ensure that payments are properly received and processed, then it doesn’t matter how good of a service you provide or how great your customer service standards are. Invoices are a critical tool to ensure your payments due are coming in efficiently. Below we examine how to leverage them better.

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How to Edit a PDF Document with Microsoft Word

How to Edit a PDF Document with Microsoft Word

If you’re looking for an alternative PDF file-editing software, the newest version of Microsoft Word will suffice. Not everyone wants to make an Adobe Acrobat invesment; if don't either you can turn to the reliable all-purpose word processing software to edit your PDF files.

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