Save Ink When Printing
Because of Unmitigated price gouging, printer ink is very expensive. An ink cartridge
for a low end HP printer, containing only one tiny ounce of ink, costs a mind boggling
$30.00! However, most printers provide a mode that uses less ink to use when you
don't need a high quality print. 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 ...
Put a Help and Support Center Shortcut on Your Desktop
Windows XP's built-in Help and Support Center provides troubleshooters. There's
a troubleshooter for the Display, Hardware, Input Devices, Network, Printer, Sound,
System Startup, and Shutdown and many more. Wouldn't it be handy to have a Help and
Support shortcut right on your desktop? More ...
Change Explorer's Thumbnail Size
If you're not already viewing thumbnails in Windows Explorer, Right-click in an
open area inside Windows Explorer and, in the popup menu that appears, select View
| Thumbnails. If you're not happy with the size or quality of the thumbnails, you
can use Tweak UI to reconfigure those properties. More ...
Disable Media Player Network sharing
Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service allows Media Player to share media with
other computers on the network. Even if Windows Media Player isn't open on your computer,
it could be running in the background. Here's how to disable this service. More ...
OpenOffice a Software Solution to Enhance your Office Productivity at No Cost
OpenOffice is a multiplatform and multilingual office productivity suite that
is quickly becoming the main competitor of Microsoft Office. OpenOffice consists of
the key desktop applications you can find in other office automation suites: a word
processor, a spreadsheet, a presentation manager, a drawing program and a database. More ...
Know Your Keyboard Shortcuts
Being without a mouse can be frustrating. That's when knowing some basic keyboard shortcuts
comes in handy. Here are some common keyboard shortcuts that you will want to keep taped to
the back of your keyboard or laptop. More ...
Record Your Own Windows Startup Greeting
When you start your computer in the morning you are greeted with the Windows default
startup music. In this article, I show you how easy it is to replace the default
startup sound with your own personal greeting. This is something you might do to
start your day on a more cheerful basis, or something you might setup for a special
friend or relative. 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 ...
How to Remove Metadata From Files in Windows 7
Metadata is information attached to a file such as the author, the date it was
created, the copyright notice etc. Why would yo want to remove the metadata? Maybe
the information is something you want to keep private, or you might want to use a
photograph to which someone has erroneously attached a copyright. More ...
Google Apps vs Office 365
Google Apps is an online version of Microsoft Office. You get access to a suite of online web apps that let you edit documents, create spreadsheets, build presentations and more all from your web browser, nothing to install on your computer. More ...
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 ...