If you can’t close Skype from the Windows 10 taskbar, you’re not alone. And there is an easy solution.
This section contains quick tips using various Windows programs. They could be free or commericial.
In my desire to get the new Windows 10, I failed to check some default settings before heading out. I learned an important lesson and paid the price.
Upgrading to Windows 10 has been amazingly smooth for me and worth the effort. But, you might encounter some compatibility errors about missing files. One case is WMVcore.dll. The solution is to get Microsoft’s Media Feature Pack.
This week I was working on a project where I needed to embed file names into a document. Typically, I open the File Properties dialog on Windows and grab the name. I couldn’t see the whole path and my mouse skills weren’t up to norm. It’s during these times that you look for Plan B. Sure enough, I had forgotten – copy as path.
Ever feel you’re at an audio buffet table and you’ve loaded up on too much content? This recently happened to me with some audio courses and podcasts. I didn’t have enough time to hear all the lectures and conference calls. I needed to find a way to shorten the listening process. The solution was easier than I thought using the free sound editor and recorder called Audacity.
In looking at my web analytics for the past month, I see the most popular operating system with viewers remains Windows 7. To help those folks, I’ve put together a list of my favorite tweaks k tweaks that can improve file access, power options and system performance whether you’re on a netbook, notebook or desktop.
Microsoft Outlook 2007 has some useful calendaring features for people with several calendars. One feature allows you to view calendars side-by-side. There are also times when I need to overlay or even merge multiple Outlook calendars.
Do you know the differences between Windows Stand By and Hibernate? These two Windows XP shutdown options often confuse people. These power saving options offer advantages, but it’s important to know the differences when creating a power scheme for your notebook or desktop.