Windows 7 - Five Ways to Move or Copy Files or Folders
At its core, the PC is a device for working with and storing files. Two common things done with files is to move them or to copy them. Did you know that Windows provides at least five different ways to copy or move a file or folder? More ...
The Secret to Passing the Microsoft Office Specialist Exams
If you are trying to get ahead in you career today, you will know that the computer
skills you have under your belt are what will make the difference between you
moving up the ladder or down. When it comes to trying to prove your computer
competency in using office applications there is no other certification path that
stands out like the Microsoft Office Specialist program. More ...
How to Hide Files in Windows 7
If you have files on your Windows 7 PC that you don't want anyone to see, you can easily hide them. You simply set the files hidden attribute. But first make sure your PC's Folder Options is set to "Don't show hidden files, folders, or drives. More ...
How to Configure Windows 7 Autoplay
In previous versions of Windows, you had only two choices: to autoplay or not to autoplay. Windows 7 lets you configure settings for each media type; whether to autoplay and which application to use to play. More ...
VLC Free Open-Source Media Player
Microsoft did not include Windows Media Player in Windows 10. VLC media player is a portable, free open-source, cross-platform media player that has versions for Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and many other operating systems. More ...
Most Useful Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows has a GUI which allows you to use a graphical input device to be far more productive than having to use combinations and sequences of keys to do things. However, in the situations described in this article, using the keyboard shortcuts can greatly increase your productivity. More ...
Synchronize Your Computer's Clock With an Internet Time Server
Your computer keeps it's internal clock updated with a clock circuit and crystal oscillator on its motherboard. Crystal oscillators, although incredibly accurate, do tend to drift over time. For this reason, you may want to occasionally synchronize your computer's clock With an Internet Time Server. More ...
How to Deal With a Windows Firewall Alert
You'll see a firewall warning because you're using a new program that accesses the Internet, or because something sneaky is trying to access the Internet or get into your computer from the Internet. In either case the firewall will give you a warning. 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 ...
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 ...
Windows Desktop Themes
Windows themes are used to change the way your computer's standard sounds, icons,
pointer, desktop wallpaper and screensaver appear with a customized look and feel.
They can be implemented as a whole package that represents a certain concept or
idea or created piece by piece by changing items such as your icons and pointers individually. More ...
Change Vista's Start Menu Shutdown Option
Unfortunately the Internet is riddled with complaints from people that their system
doesn't work when they "wake" it, or it doesn't wake at all. Fortunately it's easy
change Vista's default Start menu Shutdown to actually "Shutdown". More ...