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Outlook 2013 Tips

Controlling the Weather display in the Calendar

Date:    July 2nd, 2014

Outlook 2013 introduced the ability to display three days of weather when using the Calendar.

To access these controls:

The options that are available here are:

  1. An option to control whether the weather information is displayed or not.
  2. An option to choose whether this dsipaly is in Celsius or Fahrenheit.


Windows Vista Tips

Adding an additional Time Zone In Vista

Date:    March 21st, 2008

If you have friends or family that live overseas, Windows Vista lets you set another time zone on your computer time, as follows:

Now your computer will display the time for the additional time zone you chose when you hold your mouse over the time.

Windows XP Tips

Setting a Logon Script for a Windows XP Machine

Date:    February 9th, 2008

You can configure logon scripts to run on a local computer that is not a member of a Microsoft domain. By doing so, the script that you specify will run when a user logs on to the local computer. You can enable logon scripts using the group policy editor as follows:

Now when a user logs onto the local computer, the logon script will automatically run.