Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
If you’re constantly switching between hiding your files and not, then taking a step out of the process should be welcome. Learn how to get to your folder options in Windows Vista, fast! Continue reading
Q: I miss the “Run” command from Windows XP. Is there any way to get it back in Vista?
A: Certainly! Windows XP users are used to having their Run Command, but when Vista came out this function was condensed down into the Search Bar. It works basically the same, but there are purists out there that miss the Run Command, proper; as it originally was in XP.
So let’s… Continue reading
I adore a good optical illusion, so I was very happy when Steve directed my attention to this site. The site is set up blog style, so all you have to do to navigate it is scroll down the page!
The first image is stellar. A man sitting on a ledge, looking over a road that seems to be going straight downwards, it is certainly one of my favorite images… Continue reading
If you’re an MS Word table user then it’s quite possible that you’ve spent some time trying figure out how to wrap the text of your document around the table.
There isn’t an overly obvious answer so I’m sure that many of you have just given up on truly wrapping the text around the table.
For those of you who have unsuccessfully searched here’s what you need to know.
As… Continue reading
Last week I wrote about a free program called Wise Disk Cleaner. This handy little application was made for cleaning unused files on your system, and I must say, it does a great job. As a matter of fact, I liked it so much that I decided to try another program made by Wise. This one is called Wise Registry Cleaner, and once again, I am… Continue reading
Q: What does the term “Pinned” mean?
A: In the world of computers, the term “Pinned” is a lot like the physical act of pinning something up on a cork board. In our case, it refers to items within a window that are kept in the same place for easy access. Programs, applications, web sites, etc. can all be stuck up in a… Continue reading
Microsoft likes it when people activate their software. If you just got a new computer, chances are that when you first booted it up, Windows asked you to activate. It goes pretty quick, and in no time you’re off and running with your PC; carefree and without any activation reservations.
But what if you bought that Vista or Windows 7 machine
Have you ever wanted to be able to look into the past? Well now you can! This site provides historical pictures from all over the globe! It seems I’ve been sharing this site with everyone I know! I sent it to my family members and my history professors at school, and we all agree this is one neat site!
Along the bottom the page you’ll see a strip of the… Continue reading
When you’re working with Microsoft Office 2007 SmartArt graphics do you ever think to yourself how nice it would be if all the shapes in the graphic didn’t have to be the same?
Maybe your basic SmartArt graphic like this one:
Would make more sense or be more useful to you if it looked something like this:
For whatever reason you have you can customize your SmartArt shapes… Continue reading
Some seriously bad news for data security came out awhile back. According to the 2009 Data Breach Investigation Report, there were 295 million data records stolen (or breached) last year. That is more than the previous 4 years combined! Also, according to the report, 64% of these breaches were done by hackers, while 38% were done through malware.
These are some shocking numbers, and keep in mind… Continue reading