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Archive for the ‘Desktop Enhancement’ Category



Missing Volume Control Icon?

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Have you ever lost your volume icon? You go to change your volume by using the little icon that sits in the bottom right hand corner of your desktop (right next to your clock) and it’s nowhere to be found? Get answers here! Continue reading

Ever wondered if you could use a HD TV as a computer monitor? Well you can! Check it out in this tip! Continue reading

Here’s a quick tip on how to change it so the day of the week appears in your time and date settings in Windows 7. Give it a look! Continue reading

If you dislike the Control Panel’s category view offered in Windows 7 and long for the days of icons found in the classic view, then here’s what you need to know to turn your wish into reality. Continue reading

What the Heck are ActiveX Controls?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Are you puzzled by “ActiveX” controls? Well, here’s some info on what these little programs are and how you can avoid them if you want. Continue reading

How to use Adobe Acroba Professional and comment on slides using the Comment and Markup Tool function. Continue reading

Changing a Maximized Window

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Do you have a program that starts out full screen, but when you hit the little button to make it go back to normal size, it refuses to shrink? Check this tip out! Continue reading

Windows 7 Clock Decades

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Finding a date in Windows 7 is super easy – you just click the clock on the taskbar and you get an easy readout of the month. Clicking the arrows moves on to the next (or previous) month, but do you know what happens if you click on the name of the month? Continue reading

Learn how to change your mouse to single click in Windows 7. Continue reading

Windows 7 Folder Pictures

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Your desktop icons are boring! Learn how to spice things up a bit with a picture. It’s all in this tip! Continue reading

Remove the Arrows pt. 2

Monday, December 26th, 2011

This article will take you through two more methods for removing the shortcut arrow from windows 7. Continue reading

Customize the System Tray

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

This tip shows you how to customize the Windows System Tray. After reading this tip, you will be able to hide icons and show icons that appear in the System Tray. Continue reading

This tip will show you how to quickly remove those pesky little short cut arrows from your beautifully designed desktop once and for all! Continue reading

ClipCache Pro

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Enhance productivity by extending the limitation of your computer clipboard with ClipCache Pro. Give it a try today! Continue reading

Microsoft Holiday Themes

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Looking to get into the holiday spirit on your PC? Check out these Microsoft-sanctioned Windows 7 themes! Continue reading

A remote desktop utility allows you to connect to any computer through a remote desktop connection, as long as both the computers are connected to the internet. There are a good number of scenarios when a remote connection saves the day and the Google Chrome remote desktop extension makes it easy to setup a remote connection between any two computers. Continue reading

This tutorial shows you how to use the classic start menu of Windows in Windows 8 developer preview, without disabling the Metro user interface of Windows 8. Continue reading

Command Prompt Control Panel

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Did you know that there’s a full panel of options for the Windows 7 Command Prompt? It’s time to explore! Continue reading

Want to add a folder, application, or even a thumb drive to your send to menu in Windows 7? Read on to find out how! Continue reading

Did you know that you can change the color of the Windows 7 taskbar and windows? You sure can! Here’s how! Continue reading

No Peeking!

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Familiar with the “Show desktop” button? Does it aggravate you? Check this tip out for an option! Continue reading

Have your icons gone missing from your Windows Start menu? Follow these steps to get bring them back to their original glory! Continue reading

Yes, Delete That

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Sick of Windows 7 asking you if you’re “Sure you want to send this item to the Recycle Bin…”? Learn how to turn off delete confirmation with this tip! Continue reading

This article will help you add or remove programs to the Quick Launch toolbar in Windows 7. Continue reading

Are you missing the “Search” under your Windows XP Start Menu? We have the fix, but you’ll have to read to get the answer! Continue reading

Apply or OK?

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Is there a difference between Apply and OK? Does it matter which one I press? Get the answer you need in this tip! Continue reading

Here’s a neat quick tip that will show you how to use Internet Explorer 9 to pin frequently used website links to your Windows 7 taskbar! Continue reading

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