👍 #871 - How To Use Microsoft Word for Transcriptions
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This week's featured article
I did not know this even existed until a friend told me it wasn't working for him. It turns out it's just in a completely non-obvious place.
If you've got a Microsoft Office subscription, Word can do transcriptions for you. Pretty cool!
Also this week:
- CHKDSK "can't run"? Here's why.
- Everything comes to an end, including support for Windows.
- Use two-factor? (Good!) Forget your password? Not related, and not a problem (if you prepare).
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This Week's Featured Article
How To Use Microsoft Word for Transcriptions
A useful feature in an unexpected location.
Microsoft Word online has the option to create transcriptions of audio recordings for Microsoft Office subscribers.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
"Chkdsk Cannot Run Because the Volume Is in Use by Another Process"
|Chkdsk checks your disk for errors at a low level, requiring exclusive access to the disk to do so. "Chkdsk cannot run..." means it doesn't have the exclusive access it needs.|
When is Windows Support Ending?
|Microsoft publishes its end-of-support schedules well in advance. To stay both current and safe, it would be wise to plan for that turnover.|
What if I Forget My Passwords If I Use Two-Factor Authentication?
|Two-factor authentication is different than passwords, but they both share important recovery steps if there's a problem.|
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When does Windows Support End?Microsoft publishes its end-of-support schedules for Windows well in advance. to stay both current and safe, it would be wise to plan for that turnover.
How To Use Microsoft Word for TranscriptionsMicrosoft Word online has the option to create transcriptions of audio recording for Microsoft Office subscribers.
"Chkdsk Cannot Run Because the Volume Is in Use by Another Process"Chkdsk checks your disk for errors at a low level, requiring exclusive access to the disk to do so. "Chkdsk cannot run... Volume is in use" means it doesn't have the exclusive access it needs.
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