Create Your Own Custom Taskbar Toolbar
Creating your own custom Taskbar toolbar is so quick and easy that you can easily
create one to hold related shortcuts for a specific task and when the task is
complete you can quickly remove the the toolbar, keeping the shortcuts folder for
when you need to perform the same task again. 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 ...
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 ...
Steps to Fix a Wet Laptop
Spilling a liquid on a computer or similar electronic device is quite a serious problem. But, depending on how fast you act you have the potential to minimize the damage. More ...
Disable "Hard Disk Turn Off" to Speed Up Windows XP
By default, Windows xp is configured to spin down the hard drive after a short period
of inactivity. It takes very little energy to keep a hard disk spinning. However,
after you turn the disk off and let it spin down, it requires quite a bit of energy
to rapidly bring it back up to 7,200 rpm. Conserve energy, improve Windows XP performance,
and make your physics professor proud by disabling hard disk turn off. More ...
Move an Off Screen Window Back into View
Have you ever had the problem where you inadvertently moved a window outside the boundaries of the screen? Or your display was stuck in a very low resolution because the Display Settings dialog box was bigger than the screen at that resolution? There's an easy way to regain control of the window. More ...
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 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 ...
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 Add or Remove Items from Send to Menu
When you right-click on a file's name or icon, you can select to send that file to any target listed in the Send to menu. But what if your desired destination is not in the Send to menu? Also having too many items in the menu slows down productivity. More ...
Put a Shortcut to Create a Restore Point on Your Desktop
Whenever you add or remove software or hardware on your computer theres a posibilty of something going wrong. It's very wise to create a restore point before you make any major changes to your PC. Why not put a link to the create a restore point button right on your desk top? 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 ...