Office Tip: Enable/Disable proofing

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From time to time a user may have disabled Word’s built in proofing (spelling and grammar checking). To re-enable it, highlight all the words in the document, goto the REVIEW tab and select Set Language. You will likely see a checked checkbox labeled Do not check spelling or grammar. Removing this check will re-enable the proofing on this document only. To re-enable for all new documents by default, click on the button labeled Default.. Click YES and you’re… Read more »

Vista Tip: Enable Ping Replies

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In Windows Vista, how do I configure the firewall to allow pings? Windows Vista includes Windows Firewall and enables that firewall by default. The graphical interface to the firewall settings does not include an option to respond to pings. To allow Vista to respond to pings without disabling the entire firewall, follow these steps: Open an elevated command prompt. To do this, from the Start menu, right-click Command Prompt, and select Run as administrator. Enter: netsh firewall… Read more »