Change Background/Text Color of Command Prompt in Windows 10

The Command Prompt window in all Windows versions including Windows 10 uses black background and light gray text. If you want to change the plain-old color and add some other colors to make your Command Prompt window unique, read this page. I’……

How to Disable Read Only in Excel 2016

If an author has made an Excel 2016 spreadsheet read only to protect it from being modified by others but now you want to remove the read-only mode, read this page to learn how to disable read-only in Excel 2016 based on the three cases. Case 1: If……

Forgot Password to Open/Modify Office Document, What to Do

Security conscious people usually set passwords to encrypt Office files that contain critical data. However, it will cause you to be unable to open or modify an Office document if you forget or lose the password. Then what can you do when forgot pa……

How to Make an Excel Spreadsheet Read Only in Office 2016

When you share one Excel workbook/spreadsheet with multiple people, you may don’t want the spreadsheet to be modified arbitrarily by unauthorized persons. If so, you can make the spreadsheet read-only to discourage others’ editing. Now ……

Start or Stop Protection on Word document 2016 with Password

If you want to restrict editing in a Word document, you can start enforcing protection, and just stop protection when you want to remove restrict editing from Word document. Now this article is just showing how to start and stop protection on Word ……

How to Reset Microsoft Access Database Password

If you’ve set password to encrypt your Access database, sometimes for some reason you may want to change or reset the password. Now I will elaborate on how to reset Microsoft Access database password by the following four steps. Step 1: Prepare cu……

How to Encrypt or Decrypt Access Database 2016 with Password

Encryption is one good means for protecting sensitive data stored in Access database (*.accdb, *.mdb) from being seen or modified. Now this post shows how to encrypt and decrypt Access 2016 database with password. Part 1: Encrypt Access 2016 datab……

How to Clear Run History in Windows 10

If you usually use Run Commands to start programs/apps or open folders/documents in Windows 10, all the commands you have ever typed in the Run box will be automatically stored in its history. Sometimes you may want to clear the history for persona……

How to Lock PowerPoint 2016 Presentation from Opening/Editing

If you don’t want others unwanted to open and modify your PowerPoint 2016 presentation at will, you can lock the presentation. Generally, there are two options to lock a PowerPoint 2016 presentation. Option 1: to prevent opening Option 2: to preve……

How to Hide Text and Show/Print Hidden Text in Word 2016

Sometimes you may don’t want some certain text in your Word document to be seen by others, but at the same time you don’t want to completely delete the text. In this case, it will be a good idea to hide the text to make it invisible. Now this post ……