Most modern programs today come in 32 or 64-bit versions. If you’re not sure which one to download, here’s how to find out which version of Windows is installed.
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Outlook creates a Temporary or OLK folder where it stores attachments opened while reading emails. Here’s how to find it, protect against it and use it to find lost documents!
Is your Windows 7 or Vista computer acting up? Brian Burgess reports on one of Microsoft’s tools which will help you understand the problem and maybe even repair it. Be sure to check this out and run a health report on your system this month. Are you using MS’s popular Windows Live Writer as [...]
A few years ago I wrote about Microsoft Office and Windows 7 discounts for College and University students and as good as these deals might be, let’s just say I’ve left the best deal for students for last. I’m talking about Microsoft DreamSpark and the great news on this Microsoft program is High School students can [...]
This morning I received an email from Rudy, one of our groovyReaders about changing / renaming his Windows 7 computer name. His question is a simple one which I receive often so rather than answering it in the forum like I normally do, I’ve decided to just write-up a quick How-To to answer Rudy’s question. [...]
Forgotten Attachment Detector from Microsoft Office Labs is going to change your life. I don’t know about the rest of you Microsoft Outlook 2010 users, but every time someone sends me an email where they’ve forgotten an attachment, my regard for their intelligence is debased by two full percentage points. To make them feel even [...]
Article summary: A step-by-step screenshot tutorial for automatically BCCing an email address for all outgoing Outlook messages. From Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2010, Microsoft removed the BCC field. We’ll show you how to add the BCC field back in. To auto BCC in Outlook, we’ll need to show the developer tab and add a script. [...]
The majority of users today hop online primarily to visit social networks and stay connected with friends and family. As such, developers are gearing more and more towards stitching together all of those social media experiences into the clients and applications we use most. Microsoft is no different. The Microsoft Outlook 2010 Beta saw the [...]
Even if you put a password on your computer, that doesn’t stop someone from breaking in by using a brute force password guessing technique. Although more of a problem for Laptops than your home desktop, I’m going to show you a trick used by almost all corporations who run Windows. Essentially what were going to [...]
Windows Live Messenger (previously MSN Messenger) is a groovy way to communicate with your friends online, but the advertisements are really annoying and often inappropriate. Thankfully Microsoft routes all of the ads on messenger through one unique address, all we have to do is block it and those ads will be gone for good. Step [...]
Some files in Windows need to be opened using a specific program. The problem is, it’s a pain to open up the program first and then Select the file. In this groovy guide we’ll look at one method for associating a file types to a specific application of our choice so the next time we [...]
A year ago we looked at Microsoft’s announcement of Project Natal, and with it came a lot of excitement. Since then, things have changed a bit –Project Natal is now known as Kinect, Milo was scrapped, and you can pick up the motion camera and games in store as of last Thursday. Sony even released [...]
So, you found SearchIndexer.exe running on your computer, consuming precious resources like memory and CPU and you want to know what it is. Is it a virus? Some sort of malware? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Below we’ll take a look at why the process is here and what you can do with [...]
No doubt if you use Word 2010 you’ve probably created a list at some point. The default bullets are usually just fine however if you want to stand out and have a unique document then using custom bullets for your lists might just add that extra pizazz your looking for to stand out. Plus, I [...]