Add More Information to a Files List
Wouldn't be nice to get more information in a file listing than just the default
information? With Windows XP, you can. In the file's Properties dialog box, select
the Summary tab in the file's Properties dialog box. More ...
How to Create a Microsoft Excel Database
There are many different types of databases available such as Microsoft Access
Databases, Oracle Databases, MySQL databases and so on but Microsoft Excel also
has a form of a database known as a database list. More ...
How to Use Windows 7 Built-in Speech Recognition
If you're a writer, or do a lot of keyboard typing (like I do), you might be able so save yourself a lot of work by using Windows 7's built-in speech recognition. The question is, will speech recognition save you some work? More ...
Show Desktop Icon Gives Quick Access to Desktop Icons
The way to get quick access to objects is to place shortcuts to them on the desktop.
But the desktop is usually covered by open applications and files. The Show Desktop
icon on the Quick Launch toolbar allows you to minimize all open windows with one click. More ...
How to change a Folder's Icon
If you're a heavy computer user, you have many different folders for your documents,
spread sheets, pictures, music and other things. one thing that can slow you down
is that they all use the same beige-colored icon. Fortunately, it's easy to change
a folder's icon. More ...
screensavers were originally designed to protect the computer monitor from phosphor
burn-in. Now screensavers are used for entertainment, advertisement, and security purposes. More ...
Video - How to Download Videos from YouTube
In this video Dave Andrews shows you how to download videos from YouTube to your PC
using a free program called YouTube Downloader. More ...
Display Multiple Clocks in Windows 7 Taskbar
Clicking on the time/date on the right side of the Windows 7 taskbar brings up an image of a clock showing the local time. What if you would like to send a message to a relative in another time zone and would like to know if it's too early/late to contact them? It's extremely easy to add an additional clock. More ...
Associating File Types
Often many users see the message "Windows cannot open file, needs to know which program
created it" when trying to open an e-mail attachment. This error message is because someone
has sent you a type of file that your software does not recognise. To find out what program
is needed you must look at the file extension. More ...
How To Build A Mortgage Calculator For Free in Microsoft Excel
One of the really cool parts aspects of Microsoft Excel is the functions Microsoft
has created for you to use. This means that rather than have to develop a function
from scratch you can use pre-built ones to do a plethora of tasks like building
your own Mortgage Calculator. More ...
Change a Drive Letter
Sometimes when you install a storage device on your PC, Windows seems to assign
it an arbitrary drive letter. Windows assigns different a drive letter for each
PC that I plug the flash drive into. This plays havoc with applications that run
directly from the flash drive. Fortunately it's very easy to change a drive letter. More ...
How to Connect Two Computers
For the home or the small office environment, connecting computers and resources
like printers in a client-sever network configuration might be a little more hassle
than you want to deal with. A "peer-to-peer", or "workgroup" configuration, might
provide all the security and functionality you need with less expense and less
expertise to administrator. More ...