System Restore (sometimes called System Protection) for Windows 7 and Windows 8 allows you to restore your computer to a previous good state should any kind of issue occur during the install of a new driver or application without affecting your documents, pictures and other personal data/files on the system. Although Windows creates system restore [...]
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Isn’t it always the smallest things that create the biggest irritations? Things like a dripping faucet, a creaking stair step, or Windows forcing you to send your mouse through a maze of menus just to switch audio output between the speakers and the headphones! Aren’t Windows’ developers smart enough to come up with a toggle [...]
Some important files are more important than others. Mark those with double exclamation points. Windows lets you sort files by name, extension, date of creation, size, and all manner of criteria. But nowhere does Windows have a built-in sort that puts the most important files and folders at the top of a directory. But you [...]
Every year on the last Friday in November, millions of Americans surge through stores everywhere in search of some killer shopping deals. Of the many, few are lucky enough to get in on some great doorbuster deals and score some nice loot at half price or better. If you want in on the action, this [...]
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. [...]
I’ve been using Chrome for a few months now, but I’ve never actually seen the Favorites bar, until today. While testing a new java bookmarklet I realized that I needed a favorites bar to properly use it. Firefox automatically has the favorites bar visible, but in Chrome it is hidden by default. Step 1 [...]
Here’s how to remove lock symbols from Windows 7 folder icons. This is nice after taking ownership of Folders you’re denied access.
As a blogger, I was surprised when I couldn’t find a simple way to take screenshots on my new Android mobile phone especially since the process is so dead SIMPLE using an iphone.. Anyway, a lot of people have been asking about this including grooveDexter on his Samsung Galaxy S. Fortunately, after playing around all hope is lost! [...]
In Windows 7, the UI including the taskbar, jump lists etc.. was a huge upgrade. But what about the folder shortcut on your taskbar? I find it really helpful being that I can just click it and I’m instantly in Windows Explorer sitting in my Libraries folders but like any groovy geek, I like to [...]
Convert mov to wmv for free using Microsoft Movie maker. There are a few catches however this how to has all the details with screenshots.
Here’s how to add or remove words from the Office 2010 Dictionary. This lets you customize your dictionary and makes creating Word documents easier.
Here’s how to clear the Auto Complete Cache in Outlook 2010. This lets you clean up the auto-complete suggestions like in Outlook 2007.
How to add a additional mailbox to Outlook 2010 the simple way. Follow this step-by-step tutorial with screenshots to learn how adding a mailbox is easy.
One of the grooviest new features in Windows 7 is to automatically rotate your desktop backgrounds. The only setback with this is that in order to get brand new images, you’ll still need to manually search the internet to find and add them to your image library. No problem — today I’m going to show [...]