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How to Fax Documents Using Windows XP
What if you can fax documents without having to cough up big bucks to purchase a fax machine. If you have a computer with Windows XP, internet access, and a printer, you already have a fax machine. More ...

How to Change Your Computer's Name
I purchased a non-proprietary PC recently, and the technician who set it up gave it the name happycustomerPC, a big presumption, and a poor name for a PC. In this article, I show you how to can change your computer's name. More ...

Headphones: earbuds, on-ear, over-ear. What's the Difference?
Some modern sound circuits support changing their output impedance to better match the type of headphone that you plug into your computer. More ...

Three Ways to Force a Program to Close
You start a program on a task, but the task is taking way to long and you would rather cancel it, but the program is too busy to respond to your request? Here are three ways to force a program to close. More ...

Make Your USB Drive Work Faster
USB drives operate slower than the PC's hard disk drive. One reason for this is because many people remove their USB drive by simply unplugging it. This makes it unwise to use a write cashe with a USB drive. However in Windows 7 you can configure a write cashe for your USB drive. More ...

Make PDF eBooks Read Themselves Outloud
Maybe you're visually impaired, or maybe you're just tired of reading so much. Adobe's free Acrobat PDF Reader version 6 or higher has an accessibility feature for the visually impaired. 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 ...

Remove Windows Components You Don't Need
The Windows operating system includes many built-in applications to provide extra features that you may, or may not need. When Windows starts, these applications are loaded into memory. If you don't use them, that's wasteful. More ...

Windows 10 Disable Aero Snap and Shake
With Aero Snap and Shake Windows does what it wants to do, not what you want it to do. 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 ...

Why My Office Files Do Not Open
While working on MS Office, there may be situations when you click and try to open up an office file, it does not open. After this you try the "Open With" option to open the required file and the file gets opened in other program rather than its respective program. More ...

How to Add and Remove Desktop Gadgets
Gadgets are little applications that you can place on your PC desktop. Some of them are gadgets that get information from your Internet connection, like stock quotes, news headlines, or whether information. Other gadgets get information from your computer, like the time, CPU utilization, or memory utilization. Many are just games. More ...