Windows Vista to Windows 7 Upgrade Chart

Blog, Windows Support 15.12.2012 Comments Off on Windows Vista to Windows 7 Upgrade Chart

 

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20 “must-have” Win 8 tips and tricks

Blog, Mobile Users, Windows Support 14.12.2012 Comments Off on 20 “must-have” Win 8 tips and tricks

Windows 8 has features and behaviors that conspire to perplex even the most experienced PC users. Not all of them are bad, but a few of them are immediately intuitive. Making matters worse, the OS was primarily designed for touch control, and as a result, many mouse and keyboard commands feel like tacked-on afterthoughts. But…

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Make it stop! 3 ways to tweak Windows 8 to look more like Windows 7

Blog, Just for fun, Uncategorized, Windows Support 13.12.2012 Comments Off on Make it stop! 3 ways to tweak Windows 8 to look more like Windows 7

Don’t like the new Windows 8 Start page? Here are three foolproof ways to tweak Windows 8 and revert back to the Windows 7 Start menu. The controversy surrounding Windows 8 is almost entirely focused on the user interface. Its touch-based design risks alienating desktop users, many of whom were extremely happy with Windows 7….

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Five Tools to help Kids with Computer Programming

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Windows Support 28.11.2012 Comments Off on Five Tools to help Kids with Computer Programming

It’s hard to argue with the importance of teaching students how to use computers — how to turn on, log on, search the Web, and use applications. These skills are absolutely necessary for students’ academic success as well as for their future job prospects. Being able to use the Internet and operate computers is one…

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A Tutorial on Anonymous Email Accounts

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 28.11.2012 Comments Off on A Tutorial on Anonymous Email Accounts

Tomorrow, as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers reforming the decades-old federal email privacy law, the personal Inboxes and love lives of senior military and intelligence figures may be on that august body’s mind.  When the FBI poured through the personal lives of CIA Director David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell, Jill Kelly and General John Allen, citizens…

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Windows 8 Being Targeted by Hackers

Blog, Mobile Users, Windows Support 28.11.2012 Comments Off on Windows 8 Being Targeted by Hackers

The researchers checked the accuracy of the statement that the new OS is more secure than the previous platform. Due to the fact that the interest of users in the recently released Windows 8 is very small, the researchers decided to find out whether a new version of the operating system is more secure than…

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What the heck is an RSS feed?

Blog, Just for fun, Windows Support 20.10.2012 Comments Off on What the heck is an RSS feed?

Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is a way for content publishers to make news, blogs, and other content available to subscribers. You can add your favorite RSS Feeds as subscriptions in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, or in browsers like Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. There are several ways to add an RSS Feed. What is RSS?…

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Preparing your technology for bad weather

Blog, Mac Support, Windows Support 20.10.2012 Comments Off on Preparing your technology for bad weather

Rain is coming to the San Francisco Bay Area for the 2nd time this season. This is usually a Tech’s busiest time of the year. Why? because of inclement weather, power, phone (yes DSL) and Cable (yes cable Internet users) can effect your technology, and in some cases your livelihood. How to prepare? For the…

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Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

Blog, Windows Support 17.9.2012 Comments Off on Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

Ctrl-Shift-I: Switch to in-box. Ctrl-Shift-O: Switch to out-box. Ctrl-Enter: Send current message. Ctrl-R: Reply to a message. Ctrl-Shift-R: Reply All to a message. Ctrl-Shift-A: Create a new appointment. Ctrl-Shift-M: Create a new message. Ctrl-1: Switch to Mail. Ctrl-2: Switch to Calendar. Ctrl-3: Switch to Contacts. Ctrl-4: Switch to Tasks.

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How to be prepared with Win 7

Blog, Windows Support 28.8.2012 Comments Off on How to be prepared with Win 7

Oh no! You just lost your hard drive! Now what? At least you were prepared! Or were you? Let’s go over a few easy steps to keep you covered in the event of a hard catastrophic drive failure. We don’t want to hear “oh, this is too hard” or “I don’t have time right now”…

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