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Archive for the ‘Shortcuts & Keyboard Tricks’ Category



Can I Disable My Laptop’s Touchpad?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Use this tip to disable your laptop’s touchpad while using an external mouse. Continue reading

Discover how to save individual images from PowerPoint presentations with this helpful tip. Continue reading

Mark from Hurricane WV writes: I just brought a new HP laptop with Windows 8 on. Is there away to have an app that I’ve been using on a regular basis show up in the start menu like it does in Windows 7? Answer: Your recently used applications should automatically show up in the third set of application tiles. If they are not… Continue reading

How To Add To Send To Menu

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Laverne from Omak WA writes: I had my Jigsaw program so I could right click on a picture and use the open with and open it in the Jigsaw, all of a sudden that is not in my “send to” right-click. I have the program but don’t know how to get it back in there Any suggestions? Thank you for your help. Continue reading

Desktop Shortcut To Put Computer To Sleep

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Ken from Greer,SC writes: Is there any way to create a desktop shortcut to put my computer to sleep? I use Windows 7 Home Premium. Answer: A shortcut to put your computer to sleep is a fantastic idea and it’s pretty simple to do… Continue reading

iOS Shortcuts: Helpful Time-Saving Tips

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Although I absolutely adore my iPhone, I have to admit that at times, typing long-winded messages can be quite the tedious task. I always wished for a quicker, easier way to enter in the same phrases or addresses into e-mails or text messages. Luckily, I recently discovered a super-handy tool featured on iOS: shortcuts! Continue reading

Quick Access To Task Manager

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Windows Task Manager allows you to close unresponsive programs, view performance and memory usage, and determine what’s truly running in the background. Want a quick way to open task manager? Here are two really fast methods. Continue reading

Keyboard Missing Sleep Button – Help!

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Did you get a new keyboard without a sleep button? Do you wish you could create a shortcut to put the computer to sleep? Well read this article for two easy ways to do just that. Continue reading

Add Paint to Windows Send To Menu

Monday, October 1st, 2012

In just a few short steps, Paint (or many other programs) can be added as a Send To option in a right-click context menu. Continue reading

ZenKEY – The Ultimate Keyboard Shortcut

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

How would you like to be able to have a keyboard key combination to open Word? Or go to a web browser with your favorite site automatically loaded? Or open your My Documents folder? How about shut down your PC? Even turn a sequence of keystrokes and actions into a single key press? Continue reading

Learn about ways to connect your laptop to your TV and use your television as an external monitor. Continue reading

If you want quick access to a favorite website from your Android device, creating a browser shortcut on your home screen can help. Continue reading

Have a website you go to a lot and wish you could just have an icon for it? Read this article to find out how. Continue reading

Hotmail Keyboard Shortcuts

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Here is a list of helpful keyboard shortcuts for Hotmail. Check ‘em out! Continue reading

Chrome Tab Navigation Shortcuts

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Here are a few Google Chrome tab navigation shortcuts for the keyboard enthusiasts out there. Continue reading

Looking to create a shortcut to you online e-mail account… or any other site for that matter? It’s an easy thing to do that takes just a few seconds of your time… Continue reading

Pen Flicks: Gestures for Your PC

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Pen flicks is a Windows setting which enables natural gestures on your touch screen, such as swiping down to scroll a document. Learn how to use it! Continue reading

Changing the Font Size in Google Chrome

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Ever encounter text that’s too small to read? Here are two ways to change the size of the text in your Google Chrome browser. Continue reading

For advanced users only! Open any file, anywhere, with just two clicks! Continue reading

Run IE 9 InPrivate Mode on Startup

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

How would you like to learn a quick trick so that every time you start IE, it runs in Private mode right from the get-go? It’s easy, so follow along! Continue reading

Rename Mulitple Files at Once

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Do you have a bunch of files you need to rename, but you don’t want to take the time to go through each and every one? Give this handy little trick a try! Continue reading

Windows 7 Sticky Keys

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Learn about how to turn on the Sticky Keys feature in Windows 7, and about all of the options that go along with it! Continue reading

Alt+Tab

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Say you have about four different programs running on your PC at the same time. With all of that going on, have you ever wondered if there was a quick way to view all of those programs and then pull up the one you want right then and there? Continue reading

Windows Media Player Volume Shortcut

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Next time you need to adjust the volume of your music or videos in Windows Media Player 11, don’t reach for the mouse, but instead let your hand travel up to the function keys. Continue reading

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

Mozilla Thunderbird Shortcuts Pt.4

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Here’s the final entry in our list of Mozilla Thunderbird Keyboard Shortcuts – check ‘em out! Continue reading

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