Thursday, November 11th, 2004
What’s the difference between Save and Save As? Read this tip for some helpful information! Continue reading
How do I take a screen shot like the ones in your newsletter?
I get email everyday asking that very question. So, here ya go!
You just tap the PrtScn (print screen) button. The real function of this key is to make a “snapshot” of your screen. If you have some imaging software like Adobe Photoshop (or a good word… Continue reading
Are your file extensions hiding from you? Do you see file names but secretly wish you could see the extension too?
Maybe you have no clue what file extensions are or why in the world you would want to look at them. Well, take a gander at the link below for help:
I sometimes get URLs (website links) in my e-mail that aren’t highlighted and I can’t click. How can I get to the site?
I know our more experienced web users are maybe giggling to themselves at this point, but I tell ya, I get this question a lot. When you come across a link you can’t click, copy & paste it into your… Continue reading
The Perfect Burn
CD burning is a popular past time for many people. Whether you are backing up your data, making compilations of pictures, or making a presentation for work, problems can sometimes come up in burning that are easily avoidable. Here are some tips, tricks, and tweaks to keep your burning experience painless.
I was burning a CD-R the other day and got a “buffer underrun” error. The CD was useless and I had to start over. What causes that?
The short version: Your computer didn’t send information to the CD-R fast enough.
Let’s go for a Drive
What are all these different drives? Probably the easiest way to explain it would be to define each of them:
1. Hard Drive - A hard drive is a fast, high capacity internal disk drive found in all modern PCs. Unless the computer is older than say, 12 years, it should have a hard drive in it. Any PC running Windows does.
The reason for… Continue reading
If you’re planning on messing with your Windows Registry, it’s probably a good idea to back it up first!
Click Start /Run and type in “regedit” (no quotes). (If you’re in Windows Vista or 7, just type it into the search box.)
Next, click the File menu, then ” Export“.
Select a location from the resulting box and give your backup… Continue reading
I deleted a program but it still shows up on my Add/Remove Programs list. How can I get rid of it?
I get this ghost story all the time. The program is gone, but its entry is still there. Who you gonna call?
When that happens, most people click the program, hit the Add / Remove button and end up with an error. And… Continue reading