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
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
Have your icons gone missing from your Windows Start menu? Follow these steps to get bring them back to their original glory! Continue reading
Maybe you already use this at home when you have people over and there’s nothing else to do to keep everybody from falling asleep. Maybe you use this when nobody’s around and you can belt out out-of-tune songs knowing that there is nobody in the room who is searching for ear plugs while you sing. Maybe you don’t even know it’s there.
Truth is, you can turn your PC into a karaoke machine in just a few easy steps! Take a look! Continue reading
Can you please offer a step-by-step on how to download and install your monthly wallpapers?
There are several ways to get there, but this method shows how to get the wallpaper, starting at the WorldStart home page, using Internet Explorer.
First, scroll down and click on WorldStart Wallpaper.
Are you looking for up to date weather alerts for your computer? Looking for not just local forecasts, but worldwide notifications as well? I have found a very useful tool to keep track of weather updates from around the globe. It’s called Earth Alerts.
When you first open the program, you are greeted with a blank screen asking you to input
Dave from New Albany, OR asks:
How can I keep the desktop ini icon from popping onto the desktop and other locations? I delete it and pretty soon it’s back.
Dave, thanks for the question. What you need to do is hide these icons (shown below).
Windows 7 has taken the Aero interface to the next level and has pushed the hardware industry to deliver a certain standard, so that they can handle this new Windowing system from Microsoft. Aero was quite notorious in the days of Windows XP, and I remember many of my friends spoiling their computers in an attempt to try out the Aero interface with the Longhorn Transformation
John from Provo, Utah, writes:
How do you make a custom e-mail desktop shortcut for Gmail?
The first thing that you want to do is make a shortcut to gMail on your desktop. Open your gMail inbox using whatever browser you like to use. Now right-click on the contents of the address bar and left-click on Copy. Continue reading
When working on a PC, it’s easy to wind up with lots of open windows. They clutter up your PC and affect your work flow. Sometimes it’s better to minimize the windows you’re not using and work on one at a time. Windows 7 provides many shortcuts to accomplish that goal.
To explain these techniques, I divided them in two categories. The first is to minimize all the windows except… Continue reading