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Upgrading to Windows 7: Steps and Checklist

Upgrading to Windows 7: Steps and Checklist

Once your organization has decided it's ready to upgrade to Windows 7 and has verified that it meets the technical requirements to do so, it's time to begin planning for the upgrade itself. This article will walk you through steps to take before and during an install.

Should You Upgrade to Windows 7?

Should You Upgrade to Windows 7

To help you decide whether Windows is a good fit for your organization, we've come up with four questions for you to consider.

Beginners Guide to Electronic Software Downloads

A Beginner's Guide to Electronic Software Downloads

Before you download software, you should understand system requirements, file types, and best practices to make sure the process goes smoothly.

Virtualization 101

Virtualization 101

Virtualization software can essentially turn one computer into several. We'll show you how virtualization works, what it can be used for, and a few virtual software packages for your nonprofit or library.

Virtualizating for Multi-user Environment

Virtualizing for a Multi-User Environment

Want to know how one computer can support several users? Learn some basic concepts and definitions to multi-user virtualization, and get the facts to help you decide if desktop virtualization or multi-seat computing is right for your organization.

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What Your Organization Should Know about Office 2010

Considering an upgrade to Office 2010 but not sure how it'll impact your organization? We take a look at Office 2010, its features, improvements, and compatibility with earlier versions.

should you upgrade to windows 8.1

Should You Upgrade to Windows 8.1? Questions to Consider

To help you decide whether Windows 8.1 is a good fit for your nonprofit or library, we've come up with four questions for you to consider.

How to Upgrade to Windows 8.1

How to Upgrade to Windows 8.1

If you decide your nonprofit or library is ready to switch to Microsoft's Windows 8.1 operating system, it is time to make an upgrade plan. Verify that your systems meet the technical requirements and let us walk you through steps to take before and during an install.

Microsoft Office: What Your Org Should Know

Microsoft Office: What Your Org Should Know

The newest version of Microsoft Office is an overall improvement from previous versions, with new features and a refreshed user interface. Eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries can now request donated Office software through TechSoup.

What’s New with Microsoft Word 2013

What's New with Microsoft Word 2013

The newest version of Word, Microsoft's ubiquitous word processing application, has a host of helpful new features that go beyond its shiny new look. Eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries can now request donated Office software through TechSoup.

What's New in PowerPoint and OneNote 2013?

What's New in PowerPoint and OneNote 2013?

In PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft's presentation software, you will find new tools, sharing features, and a redesigned interface. OneNote 2013, Microsoft's note-taking software, goes mobile and gets some new features for taking richer notes.

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