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Google Drive allows the setting a time limit for temporary access to shared files. Creating a share in Google Drive defaults to EDITOR access with no time limit. We must manually change the EDITOR permissions to VIEWER, SEND the share invitation, and then go into the “SHARE” menu a second time to “GIVE TEMPORARY ACCESS”.
- Open Google Drive web site https://drive.google.com
- Navigate to the file or folder to be shared
- Right click the file or folder and choose “Share”
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Step 1: Enable Remote Desktop on the Office PC
Set power-options high performance mode
- Start > Control Panel > search “Power”
- “Choose a Power Plan” > Show additional > choose “High Performance”
- Control Panel Home
Turn on Remote Desktop – allow connections
Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, use an XML format to store various bits of information not readily seen when viewing the document as intended. This information is called metadata and it is hidden data that can contain personal information, original author usernames, tracked changes, file properties, and more. Thankfully, Microsoft includes an option to “Inspect Document” that can automatically remove this metadata before sharing the file.
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Presenting text messages to your legal counsel can be a difficult task. Often, these messages are tied to your phone and seem impossible to save in a sharable format. Screenshots only capture what is on the phone screen at that time. This can be very time consuming when dealing with a long conversation and instructions vary from device to device. Also, a screenshot does not always give clear information needed for court such as the parties cell numbers (relying instead on contact names) or the date and time of each message. Continue reading “How to Export SMS/MMS Text Messages for Legal Discovery”
Invitations to a shared Google Drive file or folder require a Google account to sign in to the Google Drive service. However, we can still access the Google Drive shared content by associating our existing email address with Google. Here is how.
If a file or folder has been shared to your non-gmail account, the OWNER\SENDER will see a warning stating the “recipient doesn’t have a Google account”. That is ok.
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Email phishing attempts are increasing while, at the same time, their methods are getting harder to detect. Here are a few tips on how to look out for phishing emails.
Quick check that the Display Name matches the Email Address. The name displayed in email is not authenticated and can be any name the sender wishes. Make sure the email address matches what you expect by hovering over the name and click “Open Contact Card” (Outlook 365) or click “Show Details” (Gmail)
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