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Posts Tagged ‘windows’



What Is System Time?

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Betty wants to know what system time is. We explain how it works and why its important. Continue reading

Jeanne says the text on her tool bar is just too darn small and needs advice on how to make it larger. Continue reading

Microsoft is hoping to offering $100,000 in prizes to game developers who create apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Windows running way too slow? Check out these tips to speed it up. Continue reading

Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Janice needs an upgrade but she’s not sure if she should go with Window 7 or Window 8. We try to help her decide. Continue reading

Ben has a watermark in Windows 7 after installing SP1, but wants get rid of it. We look at the cause and the solution. Continue reading

Microsoft has some critical security patches ready for Windows. That includes one for Windows Defender and a vulnerability that lets hackers get to your computer through TrueType font files. Continue reading

What’s new with Windows 8.1? The Start Button Is Back, but there’s more. We check out the changes and let you know when 8.1 will be available. Continue reading

In The News – 7-12-2013

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

In The News – 7-12-2013 HTC ends updates to HTC One S, Bebo founder buys back company after making $849 mil profit and Windows 8.1 Smart Search will have Bing Ads. Continue reading

Windows 8 Passes Vista, XP Still Popular

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Windows 8 has finally passed the equally unpopular Windows Vista in the number of users, but Windows XP is still hanging in there. Continue reading

Leo wants to know how to switch his mouse to single click. This article explains the easy steps to make that happen in Windows 7. Continue reading

Patty’s Taskbar and Start Menu got switched to a color she hates. We’ll explain how to turn it back to a shade she likes in a few simple steps. Continue reading

Windows Store Updates Nook App

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Windows Nook App is getting a big update along with a big discount for users. We detail the changes and the price cut. Continue reading

Windows 8 Bing Weather App

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Take a tour of the nifty Bing Weather App for Windows 8. There have been a lot of complaints about Windows 8 apps, but this one is pretty nice. Continue reading

Microsoft has a new program that allows students to ask friends and family to chip in and buy them a new PC. The company is dubbing it a “student PC crowdsourcing program.” Continue reading

Users hoping that Microsoft would bring back the Start Button with the Windows 8.1 update are going to be disappointed. Instead, Microsoft will offer something called a Start Tip, a Windows logo that appears when you hover the cursor over the lower-left corner. Continue reading

Navigating 8

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Windows 8 is out, up and running. Here are some tips for navigating the first major overhaul to the interface in Windows’ history. Continue reading

I have Windows 8. When I use movie maker, I see an option to put to movie on YouTube, but no option to make a DVD. How can I make a DVD? Continue reading

Back Up That Hard Drive

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

How to back up to that new external hard drive. Continue reading

In The News 11-30-2012

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The numbers are in and it looks like Microsoft’s Windows 8, the newest version of the operating system family, is off to a solid start. The quick start may not come as a big surprise, considering that the release date of October 26 came just before the holiday shopping season. Continue reading

Renaming Audio Files

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

How to change that pesky “track 10″ to the name of the song. Continue reading

In The News 06-22-2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Microsoft makes some big announcements this week that could change the mobile landscape as we know it and give Apple a real challenge. Sharp also introduces what could be the biggest LED TV on the market. Learn more in this week’s edition of In The News! Continue reading

When you delete a file or folder from Windows, only the link to the data is destroyed. There is a chance that the actual data is lying somewhere on the disk, so here are some easy ways to permanently delete files and folders from your computer. Continue reading

Fetchnotes

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Fetchnotes is a Twitter inspired app for Windows, Android, iOS, Mac, Linux and web to take down notes with ease. Continue reading

Windows automatically reboots after a blue screen of death and writes a log entry in the event log, but if you want Windows to stay at the blue screen until you manually restart the computer here is what you need to do. Continue reading

You can permanently remove the Windows.old folder and recover valuable disk space in your operating system partition. Continue reading

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