Blocked access to files with Windows 10

This is not new. But after upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1, I found that when trying to unzip a compressed folder that contained an executable file (.exe) and sent to me from a trusted source, I was presented the error below and the executable could not be unzipped and run. <Insert a frustrated "What?!?!"…

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ODBC drivers that are compatible with Excel for Mac 2011 and 2016

Using Excel for MAC and experiencing an error similar to below?  You may need to install the specific components needed to successfully connect.  Message examples:       No ODBC driver is installed.      To refresh a query, you must first install the appropriate ODBC driver for this version of Excel on your computer.       Microsoft Excel cannot…

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Office documents may error when opened after a Windows 10 upgrade

If you have upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, you may find that some of your Office 2013 documents result in errors when you try to open them in protected view using a Click-to-Run install of Office.  Protected View can occur when opening files from locations that may pose a threat such as Outlook or the…