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Learn How-To Clean-Up and Organize Your Windows Vista Start Menu Learn How-To Clean-Up and Organize Your Windows Vista Start Menu

After you install a software program in Windows XP, Vista and 7 a shortcut pointing to the program is placed on your Start Menu. Over time your Windows Start Menu can become overwhelmingly cluttered. Finding a program within that mess could take a while. To prevent this from happening... Read more


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Learn How-To Find Your Computer System Specs Using SIW Learn How-To Find Your Computer System Specs Using SIW

When I was new to computers I had no freakin’ clue what type of CPU, RAM, hard drive or video card I had inside my computer case. Back then if someone wanted to know what chipset my motherboard contained and how many RAM slots I had free they would have seen a glossy eyed look... Read more


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Learn How-To Change your Keyboard and Mouse Settings in Windows Vista Learn How-To Change your Keyboard and Mouse Settings in Windows Vista

Your keyboard and mouse are extremely important when interacting with your computer. Sometimes you may want to customize certain keyboard and/or mouse settings. You will be learning how to change keyboard settings like character repeat rate and delay. You will be able to change mouse... Read more


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Learn How-To Add or Change your Windows Vista Desktop Background Image Learn How-To Add or Change your Windows Vista Desktop Background Image

Adding or changing the desktop background picture in Windows Vista is something I have taught people how to do in-person many times. Apparently it is very popular amongst personal customization of PCs. You will learn that changing the desktop background image is a simple task that can... Read more


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Learn How-To Thoroughly Uninstall Software in Windows with Revo Uninstaller Learn How-To Thoroughly Uninstall Software in Windows with Revo Uninstaller

The standard Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 uninstallers do an okay job but not a great one. When you uninstall software using the Windows basic uninstaller it leaves behind various file fragments that belong to the software you are uninstalling. Over time through various software... Read more


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Learn How-To Use CCleaner to Clean, Optimize and Free-Up Hard Drive Space in Windows Learn How-To Use CCleaner to Clean, Optimize and Free-Up Hard Drive Space in Windows

CCleaner or as it was originally called, “Crap Cleaner” is a program that is 100% free to download and use. It allows you to easily delete unneeded files on your computer that is taking up valuable hard drive space. Freeing up hard drive space will allow you to install more... Read more


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Learn Vista Desktop Icons, Options, Tips and Tricks Learn Vista Desktop Icons, Options, Tips and Tricks

The Windows Vista desktop is usually the first thing you see are you login to Windows Vista. Cluttered, disorganized and junk are three words I have overheard people use to describe Windows desktops that they see on peoples’ computers. In order to be efficient when working in a... Read more


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Learn How-To Uninstall Software Programs in Windows Vista Learn How-To Uninstall Software Programs in Windows Vista

Please be aware that this Windows software uninstall tutorial will also work with Windows XP and Windows 7. Windows XP, 7 and Vista have control panels that have very similar uninstall methods. There are several reasons why you might need to uninstall a software program you have on... Read more


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Learn How-To Download, Install and Beginner Basics of 7-zip File Archiver Learn How-To Download, Install and Beginner Basics of 7-zip File Archiver

I am sure many of you have downloaded a file and could not read it. It had a weird file extension that you did not recognize. It didn’t matter if you knew it was a compressed file format or not, you did not know how to open it. I will show you how to open ...Read... Read more


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Learn How-To Remove AntiVirus 2009 and other Malware Learn How-To Remove AntiVirus 2009 and other Malware

There is a chance a computer you use has been infected with malware or spyware. The most widespread malware calls itself, “AntiVirus 2009” (later versions are AntiVirus2010, AntiVirus2011, AntiVirus2012 and so on). It was reported by Microsoft in December 2008 that AntiVirus 2009... Read more


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Recommended Virus, Malware, Spyware, Hacker and Pop-up Protection for your Windows PC Recommended Virus, Malware, Spyware, Hacker and Pop-up Protection for your Windows PC

PLEASE NOTE! If you are reading this article because you CURRENTLY have a Virus, Malware or Spyware on your computer please go to the following tutorial that will teach you, How-To Remove Viruses, Malware and Spyware. AFTER your virus, malware or spyware has been removed then follow... Read more


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Learn How-To Configure Kaspersky Anti-Virus Settings and Options Learn How-To Configure Kaspersky Anti-Virus Settings and Options

When I first purchased Kaspersky Anti-Virus and installed it on my computer I was confused with all the settings. I did not know which settings I should be using or if I was missing out on any protection from not selecting certain options. I went through the help menu and read what... Read more


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Learn How-To Change Settings For Hidden Files and Folders and also View File Extensions Learn How-To Change Settings For Hidden Files and Folders and also View File Extensions

It is possible to hide and unhide files and folders in Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 (all versions) from the casual user that uses your computer. All versions of Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8) automatically hide important system files and folders so you will not accidentally delete... Read more


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Learn How-To Delete Internet Explorer and Firefox History, Cookies, Passwords and Cache Learn How-To Delete Internet Explorer and Firefox History, Cookies, Passwords and Cache

This article and video tutorial covers Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 3. If you are an Internet Explorer 8 user click here to go to an IE8 tutorial. You must keep up with computer security and privacy these days. When you are on the Internet at school, work or any public place do you... Read more


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Learn Google Email Raw Basics, For Beginners Learn Google Email Raw Basics, For Beginners

There are many advantages of having a Google email (“Gmail”) account. You will have access to the vast amount of services Google has to offer and any services they will offer in the future. You can find the list of Google services HERE. If you do not have an email address... Read more


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Learn Yahoo Email Raw Basics, For Beginners Learn Yahoo Email Raw Basics, For Beginners

Yahoo has been offering an email service since the 90s. Yahoo.com has also been one of the top 5 sites in the world since the 90s (per Alexa.com rankings). They have had a lot of time to revamp and fine tune their email services. If you want a good alternative to Gmail and Hotmail... Read more


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Proxy Unblockers Learn How-To Bypass Work and School Filters to Unblock Your Favorite Websites

I have been asked the following questions a lot of times or seen them posted on the Internet (with many variations of them)… How do I unblock MySpace at work / school? How do I bypass my work / school Internet filter to unlock Facebook? How do I get YouTube at work / school?... Read more


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Learn How-To Backup and Restore Your Internet Explorer Bookmarks Learn How-To Backup and Restore Your Internet Explorer Bookmarks

Whenever I find a cool, interesting or informative website I save a shortcut of it on my web browser. Over time I have accumulated almost 100 saved bookmarks (aka “favorites”) to websites. To make sure I never lose my bookmarks due to an unrecoverable computer failure I back them... Read more


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Learn How-To Install the Adobe Flash Player onto Internet Explorer Learn How-To Install the Adobe Flash Player onto Internet Explorer

Websites that contain Adobe Flash content are spread all over the Internet. Some websites are created using 100% Flash content. It is important that you have the Adobe Flash Player plug-in installed onto Internet Explorer so you are not left out. The Adobe Flash Player is 100% free to... Read more


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Learn How-To Install the Adobe Shockwave Player onto Internet Explorer Learn How-To Install the Adobe Shockwave Player onto Internet Explorer

There are various sites that use the Adobe Shockwave technology to deliver content to you. These sites usually feature online games and cartoons. Without the Adobe Shockwave player you cannot view the main content of these sites. Sometimes you might not be sure if the Adobe Shockwave... Read more