Tag: documents and settings

Feb 26 2010

Windows Live Writer: Creating a Custom Template

Windows Live Writer is due an update, but the Windows Live Writer team hasn’t announced any time frames as to when we might see the new version. And while Windows Live Writer 2009 is a great program for blogging, and especially the use of using themes as you’re composing the post, some times the program …

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Nov 18 2009

Easier Browsing: Try Using the ZOOM Function!

This is a short post, but a valid point. As any user out there on the web, you’ve your monitor set for something like 1680 or higher, and you’ve your fast computer and everything is just hunky-dory, but the confusing part is that most sites are only created to handle or work with 1280; that’s …

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Nov 02 2009

Pirating Windows 7; nothing changes.

It’s no surprise that the pirating of Windows 7 is just so obsessive right now. Microsoft Vista was such a disastrous release. Microsoft release Vista thinking it would be the answer to XP and it was just the opposite. I wouldn’t really buy a Windows 7 Key from EBay and I wouldn’t buy a copy …

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Oct 14 2009

Firefox Add-on: SmarterFox

Making Firefox that much easier to use a common goal of everyone. I found this plug-in and I like how it works. The basics of it are that when you double click a word(s) the terms can be searched by a quick popup window. I thas some social and search functions from the popup that …

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Oct 12 2009

Download: COPYPATH

For all you advanced IT Administrator/Consultant guru’s out there, your going to love this little gem. How many times have you found yourself having to manually type in a path to a file? A lot – I know- been there and felt that. CopyPath is a shell extension that copies the full path names of …

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Oct 05 2009

Is Google going to be the all powerful Evil OZ?

I was in a discussion the other day with some friends and it was so interesting that it deserves to be written down and shared. I’m not disgusted with Google and I don’t totally distrust them, but they do control or have access to a lot of information. I mean a lot of information. And …

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Oct 02 2009

Emails without pictures: Who reads those?

Email is such an official occurrence. For me when I get an email it’s a notification something has been completed, something official like my account has been opened or if I just registered for a website/forum. When you get as many emails as I do, I’m looking for entertainment, something thought provoking and stimulating. And …

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Sep 30 2009

VOIP: Everywhere You Want To Be

I’ve already posted that I think ISP’ are going to change to to ‘media company’, but the more interesting thing is the communication lines like telephone. It’s not enough to have a phone line anymore; full well, Verizon isn’t interested in land line phone connections anymore. Just about every Internet connection is going to offer …

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Sep 25 2009

Microsoft Outlook export options – absent

I’ve to use Microsoft Outlook 2007 at work and one of the most irritating things about Outlook is it’s inability to export information. There’s like no flexibility to get information out of it. Outlook has a great ability to store information and be a contact center piece, but damn if it isn’t hard getting stuff …

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Sep 24 2009

Where’s the ‘Presto’ Version of the Windows Operating System

QUESTION TO THE PUBLIC Presto is a release that allows the PC or the laptop to boot almost instantly [just a couple seconds] and I’m wondering where’s the Presto version of Windows Vista/7? I mean why can’t Microsoft offer a quick boot version of their Operating System just for baseline operations? If you really wanted …

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