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Here’s a useful MS OneNote tip that will teach you how to create an Outlook task from OneNote Notes. Give it a look! Continue reading

FastStone Image Viewer

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

If you have a ton of picture you would like to alter, organize, or just simply view in a slideshow, go ahead and give FastStone Image Viewer a shot. Continue reading

Today I’d like to share an interesting thing that I stumbled across with playing with the drawing tools in OpenOffice.org – specifically, I’d like to show you what I found when I was exploring the options for a text box… Continue reading

MS Outlook 2010 gives you some pretty cool options when it comes to redundant e-mail conversations. Check it out here! Continue reading

Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Have you ever wanted to learn Hebrew? Well now you can start learning phrases that might be commonly used today! Check out this Cool Site for more info! Continue reading

Here’s a quick tip for selecting text using your mouse that doesn’t require dragging the mouse, holding down the mouse button or using the Shift key. Continue reading

MS Excel: Insert and Paste In One Step

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Here’s a super-helpful MS Excel tip that will teach you the painless way to insert and paste rows and columns. Continue reading

Here’s an interesting little gem that will allow you to copy formatting such as headers, footers and paragraph settings from one file to another without a whole lot of hassle. Continue reading

If you’re anything like me, when it comes to fonts in my documents then you’re tired of Times New Roman and Arial. Thankfully, you can change the default font in Open Office. Continue reading

If you’ve recently switched from a menu-driven version of Office to Office 2010, then you may still be trying to adjust to the Ribbon. Thankfully, Microsoft has put help for this situation out there. Continue reading

Here’s a neat tip on how to access the built-in thesaurus in Open Office Writer! Spice up your writing with the right words! Continue reading

Check out this handy Office Tip on how to find the Reading Level and Other Readability Statistics Pertaining to Your Document. Continue reading

YoWindow

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Want a fun way to keep track of the weather in a way you’ve never seen before? Give YoWindow a look! It’s this week’s free download! Continue reading

OpenOffice.org: Rotating Objects

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Rotating objects in MS Office is easy – just grab the handles and away you go. What about Open Office, though? Take a look at this tip for a little insight. Continue reading

Belarc Advisor

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Have you ever wondered just how secure your computer is? Do you struggle with pinpointing exactly where flaws could be and how to fix them? Well, I have a found a free advisory tool that will tell you exactly what problems may be lurking in your computer and in what places. The best part of this program is that is is 100% FREE! Continue reading

Nexus Dock

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Nexus Dock is a great free program that not only helps you organize your desktop, but gives you tons of option to boot! Give this freebie a try today! Continue reading

Grammar Book

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

This Cool Site is a handy and convenient grammar guide, whether you are a native speaker or someone trying to learn how English grammar works. Dive into the various sections this awesome site has to offer and tighten your grasp on the English language today! Continue reading

We’ve all experienced times when we hover over a button on a toolbar and the Help Tip displays but then disappears so fast that we missed it.

Find yourself moving the mouse pointer off the button then back on it in an attempt to actually see what it said?

If you missed it

If you want to temporarily grant standard users elevated privileges in a Windows operating system, you can use the internal administrator account. Windows 7 and Vista come with a built-in administrator. By default, this built-in administrator is disabled. However, you can enable this account through the command line.

Move the cursor to the bottom of the screen and click the Start button.

Changing the Name on a Computer

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Terry from Sarasota asks:

A friend gave me a laptop. Her name is in the PC info and I need to know how I can delete her name and put mine in.

Terry, thanks for the question. Changing the name on your laptop is relatively easy. Follow the directions below

Online Games

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

There are plenty of times when we want to play games but are unable to install them, due to a lack of hard drive space, or perhaps because the computer belongs to an employer. After all,when free time is available at the office, good old solitaire can keep your interest for only so long. So today, let’s talk about a couple of sites where you can

Tag Friends in Facebook Status Updates

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Learn how to tag friends in your Facebook posts with this handy tip! Continue reading

Changing the Registered Owner

Friday, January 28th, 2011

I once had someone give me their “old” computer, and it had Vista on it. I changed the computer name and the system name to mine, but the name of the person who owned the computer before I did (the registered owner) kept popping up (in addition to mine). I figured it would be easy to change, but it wasn’t. And I couldn’t find out how to change the registered… Continue reading

Help Us Help You

Monday, January 17th, 2011

In almost all aspects of life, knowledge is vital. The more that you know, the more you can learn, and the easier it will be for someone to help you.

This applies if you are trying to learn a new recipe, getting your car repaired, or asking a question at Worldstart.com. With that in mind, I would like to offer some suggestions for information that you… Continue reading

Avast Free Antivirus

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

I’ve been an AVG antivirus user for several years now, and will probably continue to use it on my own computers. However, after having some problems installing the latest version of AVG on someone else’s XP computer, I decided to try Avast instead. That’s one the beauties of the abundance of freeware available today. If you’re having problems with an uncooperative program, you can… Continue reading

Joy of Baking

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Joy of Baking



This site is my new guilty pleasure. I adore baking and the recipes here are just fantastic! I could easily make it my New Year’s resolution to bake the Top 40 Recipes from 2010, but I’m going to restrain myself and only bake things that

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