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Delete Files Protected by TrustedInstaller in Windows 10

TrustedInstaller

There are a lot of files in Windows based operating systems which come with restrictions. The TrustedInstaller.exe is a Windows Module Installer service in Windows OS which performs the function of installing, modifying and removing system components and Windows updates. Sometimes, you might require deleting a file or folder managed by TrustedInstaller. In such a …

How to Add New Shapes to Existing SmartArt Graphics

Hierarchy SmartArt Graphic for Organizational Charts

SmartArt graphics are widely used these days in Microsoft Office, particularly in PowerPoint, as a tool to visualize information. With SmartArt graphics, you can create attractive designs that also convey a story or a message. Therefore, your documents, in this case, your slideshows, will be tidier and more concise. Learn all about how to add …

How to Create and Rename Ribbon Tabs in PowerPoint

Right-click on Ribbon to Customize Tabs

The Ribbon is the primary toolbar that you use to create something in Microsoft Office programs. Whether these are documents, spreadsheets, slides, or any other Office tool, you need the Ribbon to accomplish task and functions. The Ribbon is the set of functions or tools across the top of your Office window. This is where …

How to Convert SmartArt to Text in PowerPoint

Vertical Picture List SmartArt

PowerPoint 2016 has many new amazing features, and one of those is converting existing bulleted lists into SmartArt graphics. This is very convenient if you want to create powerful visuals. It also helps you avoid chunky blocks of text that are definitely big no-nos in slides. However, what if you need to do something the …

How to Use Smart Lookup in PowerPoint

Smart Lookup

PowerPoint 2016 enrolled many new features that keeps the number one presentation tool updated to meet today’s users’ needs. One of these new features is the Smart Lookup feature. The Smart Lookup feature brings up definitions, images, media, and other results from a vast array of online resources. And all this happens right within PowerPoint, …

How to Restart Numbered Lists in PowerPoint

Continue Numbering from Earlier Slide

Often, we’ll come across topics that have long comprehensive lists. You may not be able to present it in any other way and this can present a lot of problems for you as a presenter. Design-wise, having a long list of text can look boring. There’s not much you can do with it. Furthermore, it …

How to Make a Table of Equations in Word

Insert Caption for Equations

If you’re writing a research paper or a thesis, or any technical paper, your document may have several equations that you need to organize. After all, when it comes to this kind of writing, you must be organized, and this also means including references and, in the case of online formats, clickable links. Therefore, it’s …

How to Skip Conditional Formatting for Blank Cells in Excel

Skip Conditional Formatting for Blanks

Conditional formatting in Excel is a feature that allows you to apply certain formatting values on a cell or a range of cells in a table based on certain conditions, or criteria. With this feature, Excel will check the value of a specified cell or range of cells to see if it matches the condition …

How to use VLOOKUP to Find a Value in a Table or Range

Fill in the needed values

So you’ve been organizing your data in Excel. You believe you’ve done a good job so far, but when it comes to looking for a particular piece of information, you spend so much time finding it. If this is you, then you may not have heard about the VLOOOKUP tool in Excel. It has many …

Five Presentation Mistakes to Avoid When Presenting Before a Client

Things to Avoid when presenting Before a Client

Many of us have probably experienced dull, confusing, and uninspiring presentations. However, while there are many bad presentations you might recall, you may also remember one really good presentation that took your breath away–or at least didn’t leave you snoozing. Now, if or when it’s your turn to do a presentation, wouldn’t you want to …