Posts Tagged computer

Tip of the Day: Maximizing Your Start Menu

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Did you love the start button functionalities from Windows 7, but dislike what happened with Windows 8 and Windows 10? We’ve got a hot tip for you that returns that feature with multiple options that you can tweak to your hearts content. It’s a shell replacement program called Classic Shell, which gives you that awesome Windows 7 start menu that we all knew and loved with both new and old functionality. Go

Get Away From the Computer Screen – Computer Tip of the Day

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Spending too much time on a computer becomes counterproductive. Instead of getting more work done, you’re more likely to burn out physically and mentally. Knowing how and why you should take breaks is especially important for office workers who rely on computers daily. Businesses should remind and encourage their employees to take frequent breaks. Give your eyes a break Looking at a screen for too long is bad for your

How to Create a Password to Protect Your Computer

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A password is a word or string of characters you use for user authentication. You must know it in order to prove your identity or gain approval to access an account. A hacker is a person who illegally gets access to a computer system and tampers with the information. Tips on how to protect your computer from hackers are below. Do not use a password that contains parts of your name or

How to Type Faster on the Computer

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Doing something for years doesn’t guarantee that you’re doing it correctly. This is the case for several people who have never had formal typing training. Here’s how you can type faster on the computer Improve your finger placement Finger placement is the most important factor when it comes to typing. Some users still don’t know what keys their fingers should be on while in the starting position. It might feel uncomfortable at

Keyboard Shortcuts: New folder, New Files, New Window

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When you find yourself doing a certain repetitive task on your computer, look for a keyboard shortcut to increase your productivity.  Whether you’re running Windows or Mac iOS, there are keyboard shortcuts to perform a variety of tasks including creating new files, creating a new folder, and opening a new window in an existing program.  Here’s how: New File When you are already using a desktop program to write a

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