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Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

Accelerate Your Business with CJN IT Solutions. Get your ideas off the ground anywhere, faster and easier with Microsoft Windows 10 Pro and 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. CJN IT Solutions provides a complete IT solution which encompasses all your IT needs,...

Genuine Microsoft

Benefits of Genuine Microsoft Software CJN IT Solutions is a genuine Microsoft software partner. We possess relevant expertise to implement and maintain most Microsoft...

A simple guide to IT support

IT support guide for SME’s. 9 Questions to ask when considering an IT services provider. IT support guide in making your final decision. This will be regarding, the appointment of an IT services provider to manage your IT environment. We suggest considering the...

Is your business safe? Crypto-ransomware warning

Crypto ransomware attacks to hit thousand of users. Don’t be one of the victims of the crypto ransomware.  Important to realize about Crypto ransomware. To clarify the number of users infected by ransomware is soaring. Certainly with the latest variants...

Microsoft outlines Office 2016 apps and features

Microsoft Office 2016. Latest addition to Office 365. According to Microsoft.: The release of Office 2016 is one of the major ways in which the company is realising its ambitious goal.: To reinventing productivity and business processes in this mobile-first,...

Wikipedia and OneNote Tips from our Staff

Tip: Refer Wikipedia Within Word The official Wikipedia app is a quick resource for general research. With the Wikipedia app inside Word. Go to Insert – Apps for Office – Wikipedia. You might have to search for it among the featured apps. The app also allows you to...

10 mistakes small businesses make

10 tech mistakes small businesses make (and how IT consultants can help clients avoid them) Small businesses must concentrate their time and energy on knowing their own industry — and that often means that effective technology practices get overlooked. In...

PC tips from our staff

PC Tips Windows Display size tip: Did you know that it’s easy to change the Display size in a lot of Windows-based software? For example, to enlarge the font size in Internet Explorer, or to zoom in and out of an image in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, hold...

SME’s Cloud technology

Is Cloud technology key for SA businesses to compete globally? The US Deloitte 2014 Report on Technology, conducted among mid-market business executives, revealed that 39% of the respondents believed that cloud technology has the potential to produce the greatest...

Small businesses make more when they embrace cloud Solutions

Research finds small businesses make more when they embrace the cloud While the entire world is moving towards the cloud, small businesses are reportedly hesitant in migrating. This is because they are not always sure about the return on investment as there are...

Is your personal information safe?

Your personal information may not be as private as you think. You’re watching your son play a school soccer match. Your camera is ready when he scores the winning goal, taking his team to victory. You’re so proud; you can’t wait to share the news. Along with the...

Microsoft sets new standard for cloud security and data privacy

In the cloud-first, mobile-first era, companies in every industry around the globe are using cloud computing. To power their transformation into digital businesses. Organisations are turning to the cloud due to the business benefits that the technology unlocks and...

September Computer tips from our staff

Amazing September computer tips: Do you know how to lock your computer tip: Did you know that you can lock your computer with a single grasp? Simply press: “Windows ” key + “L” (in this order) on your keyboard. The Windows key is located between the “Ctrl” and...

August Computer tips from our staff

Our August Computer tips to help you from Excel to Browser tips Excel: Did you know tip: Did you know how to easily center an Excel spreadsheet vertically and/or horizontally for printing?  Within Excel switch to the “Page Layout” tab and click on the...

On your mark, get set, update! Windows 10 is here

Windows 10 – Microsoft Microsoft launches new operating system worldwide. Microsoft released Windows 10 to the masses on Wednesday, 26 July 2017. Giving the world an opportunity to update to its newest operating system. Users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 who...

Just for you – Office 365 Personal

Just for you Office 365 Personal is really all about you! Hello, Just for you Office 365. Designed for you, and it’s a new way for you to enjoy all the benefits of Office 365 for less. Benefits: Outlook. Word. Excel. OneNote. Publisher. PowerPoint. Access. This...

Office 365 is the Office that does more

 Do you want a office that will give you more? Office 365 is just that office. For your household. This is why you will love the Office 365 Home. Will always be up to date with the latest updates. Can install Office to 5 PC’s or Mac’s and on 5 tablets....

Microsoft Office: There is a right Office for everyone

Want to know which Microsoft office is right for you? Pick the Office that’s right for you. First of all. Your Office 365 Personal includes all the benefits. Installs. –  1 PC or Mac plus 1 Tablet. Core Office Apps. – Word and Excel and PowerPoint...

Microsoft Office 365 Personal – All about you

Say hello to Microsoft Office 365 Personal. Microsoft Office 365 personal is designed for one person. And it’s a new way for you to enjoy all the benefits of Office 365 for less.   The newest from Office. Microsoft Office 365 Personal has the latest version...

Microsoft Office 365: How to choose the right Office 365

Do you know what Microsoft Office 365 is right for you? There’s an Office for everyone. Use this guide to help you find the right office. 1. Always ask your IT provider when you buy a new computer: – Is Office included on the computer? Ask yourself:...

Office 365 Personal

Office 365 Personal. Get it now. There is a right Office for everyone. Pick the Office that’s right for you. Office 365 Personal and Office 365 Home and Office 365 University includes. All benefits below. Uniquely, Office Pro 2013 only includes the following....

Office 365 for the Consumer

Office 365 Consumer: Office 365 is the Office that does more. Now available for you or your household. Why you will love Office 365 Home. Office 365 consumer: You can load the Office 365 onto 5 computers/Macs and 5 tablets. Change your devices at any time as your...

What is Office 365 for business

What is Office 365 for Business? Office 365 Business is your familiar Office in the cloud. Office 365 Business is the Office you know and love, on all devices you use most whenever you need it, and virtually wherever you are. Get the full Office suite: Outlook...

Tips for Windows 8 Users – Week 4 – picture password

Do you want to log into your computer using a picture password? Having a hard time with remembering your password? Windows 8 has a feature called Picture password. Enable this feature if you want a new way to access your computer. Open the Windows Charms (move your...

Notification: Microsoft Windows server 2003 end of support

Notification: Microsoft Windows server 2003 end of support Notification: Time to upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Contact CJN IT Solutions for quotations on Microsoft server products from hardware to software at 0861 211 212. CJN IT Solutions provides a...

Tips for Windows 8 Users – Week 3

More Windows 8 shortcut keys Windows 8 shortcut keys to make your Windows 8 experience more enjoyable. You have to know at least some more of the Windows 8 shortcut keys. Windows Key + Q: Brings up the apps search menu that allows you to search your list of installed...

Tips for Windows 8 Users – Week 2

Windows 8 shortcut keys Windows 8 shortcut keys: To make your Windows 8 experience more enjoyable. You have to know at least some of the shortcuts on your keyboard. To switch between your Desktop screen and Start screen. Press Windows key. Press the Windows key + D to...

Tips for Windows 8 Users – Week 1

Windows 8: Do you know how to customize your tiles? Windows 8, you can adjusting the sizes of the tiles, where they are located, and what is listed. Click on any tile and drag the tile to where you want to position it. When you move a tile to the bottom or top of the...

Quick Start Guide Word 2013

Word 2013 – Quick start Guide: Page 1: Microsoft Word 2013 looks different from previous versions, so we created this guide to help you minimize the learning curve. When you first open Word, you’ll see that you have several choices for getting started...

Quick Start Guide Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 – Quick Start Guide Page 1: Microsoft Outlook 2013 looks different from previous versions. So we created this guide to help you minimize the learning curve. First things first: Add your account. Change the Office theme on page 2. Outlook 2013 things...

How to create Windows email shortcuts

Email Shortcut: Do you have a co-worker, supplier or client that you often email? An email shortcut link on your Desktop can be a quick and easy way to email them. To create an e-mail shortcut follow these steps below. 1. Right-click on the Desktop area you want to...

How to only print sections of a page

Print sections of a page: How to: Print sections of a page by saving on your printer ink? You can selectively print in any Windows program such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, etc. This is how: Highlight portions of text you want to print. Word, Excel:...

Shortcut keys for Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel Shortcut keys Shortcut Description F2 Edit the selected cell. F4 Repeat last action. Example, if you changed the color of a cell, by pressing F4 will change the selected cell to the same color. F5 Go to a specific cell. For instance, Reference will by...

Computer user tips

Computer user tips: Important tips to remember: Backup important data. Computer user tips #1: A computer or its hard drive can fail at any time and without warning. When it does fail all your personal documents, letters, pictures, music, and videos, is lost. In many...

Writing an effective e-mail: 9 Steps to remember

Writing an effective email: 9 Steps to remember Writing an effective email, See Below a listing of our top 10 tips. Following these suggestions will get you a better response from your emails and make emailing more enjoyable for you and your recipients. Keep your...

10 tips: Keeping your e-mail inbox clean

Email inbox – how to keep it clean List of tips for keeping your email inbox clean, which can keep your inbox clean and your e-mail experience more enjoyable. Setup rules, filters, or labels Today, all email programs and online email services have rules,...

Basic PC shortcut keys

Shortcut Keys Below you will see a list of some of the most commonly used basic shortcut keys. This will work with almost all computers and software programs. It is highly recommended that all users keep a good reference of these shortcut keys. Or try to memorize...

Desktop buying tips – buying a used computer

Desktop buying tips: Desktop buying for a business can be a big and sometimes costly decision. See below what to look for when buying a used computer. New vs. used If you are looking to save money buying a used computer can save you money. Buying a used computer...

Activate Office 2013 programs

Activate Office 2013 Programs: In most cases, if you’re connected to the Internet and installing Office without a DVD, activation will just happen silently in the background after the install is complete. No prompts. No fuss. In case you need more information, below...

Desktop keyboard cleaning

Desktop Keyboard Cleaning: These steps are for desktop keyboard cleaning. See next weeks tip on cleaning a laptop keyboard. Dust, dirt, and bacteria The desktop keyboard cleaning is usually the most germ infecting item in your home or office. It may even contain more...

Quick Start Guide OneNote2013 Tips

OneNote 2013 Guide: Page 1: Microsoft OneNote 2013 looks different from previous versions, so we created this guide to help you minimize the learning curve. Keep your notes in the cloud / What happend to the Share tab? on page 2. Things you might be looking for on...

Headphones cleaning

Headphones cleaning, why it is important Why? Because different people are using the headphones, may need to be frequently cleaned to help prevent the spreading of germs and head lice. Procedure: Headphones that is plastic or vinyl you can clean with a moisten cloth...

Quick Start Guide Excel 2013

Excel 2013 Guide: Page 1 – Excel 2013 looks different from previous versions, so we created this guide to help you minimize the learning curve. How to get started on page 2 Things you might be looking for on page 3 Apply features without the ribbon will be page...

Disc cleaning

Disc Cleaning: Why and how: Disc cleaning, why it is important? Dirty CDs can cause read errors or cause CDs to not work at all. Procedure: Use a cleaning kit or damp clean cotton cloth to clean CDs, DVDs, and other discs. When cleaning a disc wipe against the tracks,...

LCD Monitor cleaning

How and why you should clean your LCD monitor: LCD Monitor cleaning, Why? Dirt, dust, and fingerprints can cause the computer screen to be difficult to read. Procedure: Unlike a computer monitor, the LCD or flat-panel display is not glass and requires special cleaning...

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