The Macnamara Blog
Most modern applications work with 2 Factor Authentication, but some older (or, ‘legacy’) applications do not support this modern sign in method. Instead, if you need to connect one of these applications to your Microsoft 365 account, you will need to use a specially generated password called an ‘App Password’
Running out of space on your PC used to be a chore. Finding where all those hidden files were and deleting them, particularly if they related to Windows Updates, wasn’t always easy. Now that Solid State disks are commonly installed and tend to be smaller (because they are more expensive) they may fill up quickly especially if you store a lot of images, videos and (less of a problem these days with streaming) music.
You can sync your OneDrive or SharePoint libraries to your PC, which can be really useful for accessing items in the familiar way using Explorer. It’s also great if you ever work offline and need your files available; you can sync them in advance, work offline, then they’ll sync back when you reconnect. But, over time, these files start to take up valuable space on your PC.
By creating an account in Firefox and Chrome browsers, you will be able to sync your browsing history, favorites and saved site logins across multiple PCs. This is also a great way of transferring your browser data to a new PC. Setting up an account is very easy.
Everyone gets phishing emails. Unfortunately they’re everywhere. Most get filtered through to your junk folder or caught before they are even delivered, but some still get through. But what they are and how they work isn’t always clear. Here we’ll try to de-mystify an all too common and potentially dangerous nuisance.
We all forget a password from time to time. If you have forgotten your Office 365 password and cannot sign in, with Self Service Password reset enabled on your Office 365 account (if you don’t have this, ask your IT Admin to set this up for you) you can reset your own password from the Office 365 Portal login screen.