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How to Disable Facebook AutoPlay Video Feature

Posted on April 08, 2014 by Rolly Perreaux - 340 views

FBVideoWith the new Facebook user interface slowly being deployed, they also made a change that is a bit annoying. Whenever you scroll past a video one of your FB friends posted it would automatically play. It’s a bit scary especially when you don’t expect it and the volume on your computer is not on mute Smile

 

Here’s how you disable that “Feature”:

1. From the Facebook web page, in the top right hand corner, click on the down arrow (next to the lock icon)

2. Then click Settings.

DisableAutoPlayVideos

 

3. From the General Account Settings page, In the navigation pane (left side) click Videos.

4. In the AutoPlay Videos setting, click the down arrow and click Off.

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No More AutoPlay Videos!  Smile

Utrecht, Netherlands: Project Server 2013 Admin Training

Posted on February 11, 2014 by Rolly Perreaux - 604 views

PRS13-PDM[68]To kick off my European Tour, I will be in Utrecht, Netherlands teaching my new 3 day Project Server 2013 course for Info Support, on March 26 – 28, 2014.

 

The course is titled: Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft Project Server 2013, and is targeted to the following:

 

·        Administrators

·        Systems Engineers

·        PMO Managers

·        Project Managers

·        Consultants

·        and others

 

These people are typically responsible for the deployment and management of a Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solution using Microsoft Project Server 2013.

 

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UPDATE: Stockholm Sweden: Project Server 2013 Admin Training

Posted on February 10, 2014 by Rolly Perreaux - 567 views

PRS13-PDMIt’s been quite a long time but I’m finally returning to Stockholm Sweden. I will be teaching my new 3 day Project Server 2013 course for LabCenter, on April 7 – 9, 2014

UPDATE!! Date has been changed to June 16-18, 2014

The course is titled: Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft Project Server 2013, and is targeted to the following:

 

·        Administrators

·        Systems Engineers

·        PMO Managers

·        Project Managers

·        Consultants

·        and others

 

These people are typically responsible for the deployment and management of a Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solution using Microsoft Project Server 2013.

 

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Winners of the Project Conference Contest

Posted on February 05, 2014 by Rolly Perreaux - 284 views

Just received a picture from the winners of the Project Conference contest  Hot smile

From left to right, they are:

Charbel Abdo (France), Hester Blok (Netherlands) and Kelvin Kirby (UK)

Again, congratulations to you all!!
I hope you enjoyed the conference and please have a safe trip home

Project Conference Contestant Winners 2

Winner: Project Conference Pass Contest

Posted on January 14, 2014 by Rolly Perreaux - 972 views

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UPDATE 1: Project Conference Pass Contest

Posted on January 10, 2014 by Rolly Perreaux - 610 views

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Here is the current list of contestants:

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CONTEST: Win a Full-Access Pass to the Microsoft Project Conference

Posted on January 08, 2014 by Rolly Perreaux - 2,329 views

imageBut first, the Bad News…

Due to circumstances beyond my control, I will be unable to attend the Microsoft Project Conference in Anaheim, CA Feb 2-5, 2014.

For full conference information view: http://www.msprojectconference.com

Now for the Good News:

I am giving away (FREE) my full-access conference pass! Smile It includes the following:

  • All evening events
  • Daily conference meals
  • Attendance to all sessions and to the exhibit hall.
  • Earn free PDU credits just by attending sessions

A special thank you goes out to the good and kind folks on the Project Conference Team who have allowed me to transfer my full-access pass. Well done!!

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How to Reset to Default Settings in Project 2013

Posted on November 01, 2013 by - 1,066 views

Have you ever made so many configuration and setting changes in Project 2013 that you would just like to start over from scratch (Out-of-the-box)? 

Well now you can!

 

It’s a simple 2 step process:

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How to Share Calendars with your Project Managers using Microsoft Project

Posted on November 01, 2013 by - 562 views

How many times has this happen to you?

  • Project managers forgetting to add bank holidays (statutory holidays) in their project schedules
  • Getting the wrong dates for specific bank holidays
  • Needing to make sure that your PM Team are all operating on the same set of calendars

Short of deploying Microsoft Project Server, there is another way…

You will need to complete this in 3 steps

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How to Add Holidays to your Project Calendars: aka: Setting Non-Working Days

Posted on October 31, 2013 by - 565 views

Non-working time is defined as days where no work will be performed. Non-working time can include days such as; stat holidays, training days, company shutdowns, summer hours, etc.

Adding non-working days and times to the project calendar will prevent tasks from being scheduled on these days. They will be included with your standard project calendar as created exceptions.

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Registered for Project Conference 2014

Posted on September 25, 2013 by Rolly Perreaux - 687 views

Well it’s that time again, where every 2 years Microsoft Project geeks come out of the woodwork and descend to another lucky city. This year it’s from February 2-5, 2014 in warm and sunny Anaheim, California, USA.

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Microsoft Project Conference 2014

Posted on September 17, 2013 by - 381 views

Microsoft Project Conference 2014

Registration is NOW OPEN!

http://www.msprojectconference.com/register.aspx

Speaking at Microsoft TechEd 2013 in New Orleans

Posted on May 29, 2013 by - 622 views

Speaking at TechEdI will be speaking at the Microsoft TechEd 2013 Conference, from June 3-6, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Project Team was only allotted 1 speaking slot this year so I was very honoured to be co-presenting with Sajan Parihar from the team.

Here’s our session outlines:

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UPDATE 1: Time to Upgrade the Facebook App for Windows Phone

Posted on March 11, 2013 by - 782 views

Got a great message this morning from a friend of mine and fellow Microsoft Certified Trainer, Raymond Comvalius. Raymond is from the Netherlands and at a recent event he mentioned my petition to the folks at WP7.nl. They host the Dutch Windows Phone community and they have written a small article on my petition.

You can read it yourself at:

http://www.wp7.nl/30472/petitie-gestart-om-de-facebook-app-op-windows-phone-te-upgraden/

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Time to Upgrade the Facebook App for Windows Phone

Posted on March 11, 2013 by - 687 views

A couple of months ago I upgraded my Windows mobile phone from a Samsung Focus to a Nokia Lumia 920. I am very happy with the upgrade. It was definitely worth it.

Now having said that, I am deeply disappointed with the Facebook app for Windows Phone. The thing that REALLY, REALLY bugs me about the app is…

If you tap on any item for to look at the details, when you press the Back key, the page is automatically refreshed and the user is taken to the top of the page every time. This can very frustrating, especially when you are attempting to get caught up on posts and events that are a few hours old. 

So, what to do??

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