HOW TO: Pin important Chats in Microsoft Teams

HOW TO: Pin important Chats in Microsoft Teams
Over time you may have lots of different of different chats and it can be hard to find the important ones. Select the Ellipsis icon next to a chat and then choose Pin This will Pin the particular Chat to the top of your Chat list for easier access later

Microsoft Cloud Services

Microsoft Cloud Services
With the increase in remote and home working over the past few weeks, many companies, including Microsoft, are now taking steps to ensure their services remain accessible despite huge spikes in user activity. Microsoft has recently released the below stats…. 775% increase in cloud services in regions that are enforcing social distancing.900 million minutes of ...

Microsoft will continue Skype ‘classic’ support after negative customer feedback

Microsoft originally announced the classic Skype would be discontinued on 1st September 2018 and encouraged users to upgrade to version 8. Skype 8, first introduced last year, features a total design overhaul that has not been popular with some customers, which led some Skype users to be unhappy with Microsoft’s announcement. Microsoft has changed its ...

Microsoft stops selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to computer makers/manufacturers

Microsoft stops selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to computer makers/manufacturers
Microsoft yesterday stopped providing Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1 licenses to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including its PC partners and systems builders. The end of sales for Windows 7 Professional comes a full two years after sales ended for Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate. Windows 8 sales ended a few months ...

Microsoft to raise prices by up to 22% after slump in pound

Microsoft to raise prices by up to 22% after slump in pound
Microsoft is to increase its prices by as much as 22%in the UK because of sterling’s recent decline, a rise that is likely to affect thousands of businesses and could cost the Governments tens of millions of pounds. The price increase, from Jan. 1 2017, will be 13% for its enterprise software and 22 % ...

Microsoft becomes the first global provider to deliver complete cloud from UK data centres

Microsoft becomes the first global provider to deliver complete cloud from UK data centres
  The Microsoft Cloud in the UK provides  Azure and Office 365  from multiple data centre locations in the UK.   Microsoft  Dynamics CRM Online will join the line-up in the first half of 2017.  The local offering brings world-class reliability and performance combined with data residency to government departments, regulated industries and other businesses alike.  ...

Manually updating SharePoint databases with PSconfig

In order to update the SharePoint databases, you must manually run the PSconfig utility. 1. Open an Administrative command prompt. 2. Change directory to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\%VERSION%\BIN 3. Run PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -force -cmd applicationcontent -install -cmd installfeatures

Microsoft – Office 365 Planned Upgrades

Microsoft – Office 365 Planned Upgrades
Beginning July 2012 and continuing through August 2012, Microsoft will be upgrading Office 365 SharePoint Online. During the upgrade, SharePoint Online will continue to work as normal with the exception of two known read-only periods during the upgrade. These typically last less than 30 minutes. Should you experience any difficulties, please wait 30 minutes and ...