WordPad Toolbar on Windows Vista

Windows Vista comes with a word processing software called WordPad.  Although there is no spell checker in WordPad, there are many other tools that can be used. Let’s take a look at the WordPad toolbar and find out the different features WordPad offers: Continue reading

WordPad Toolbar in Windows XP

Windows XP comes with a word processing software called WordPad.  Although there is no spell checker in WordPad, there are many other tools that can be used.  Let’s take a look at the WordPad toolbar and find out the different features WordPad toolbar offers:
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Adjust Touchpad Settings

Do you have a problem with your mouse pointer moving around when typing on your laptop?  Do programs open themselves?  It is probably the Tapping setting which can easily be adjusted by clicking Start, click Control Panel then click on Mouse and you can adjust touchpad settings on your laptop:
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How to Adjust Mouse Settings

You can very easily Adjust mouse settings on your computer. Does your mouse pointer move across the computer screen too fast or does double click sometimes fail?  Easily adjust mouse settings by clicking Start, selecting Control Panel then click Mouse.  From the Mouse Properties window you can adjust your mouse pointer, mouse buttons and much more.
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Keep It Cool

Keep it cool! It’s not good to overheat ( your processor ).

Protecting the components in your computer from overheat will help it to last longer. Todays processors are more efficient and produce less heat for the same amount of work, but since they are faster and the software that they run today is more demanding, your newer computer probably produces about as much heat as your old one did. Continue reading

How to Add a Start Menu Shortcut

Do you have a favorite program or game you want to add to your Start Menu? Maybe you play Solitaire frequently or use Microsoft Word often and want it to always appear on the Start Menu. In 3 easy steps you can learn how to add a Start Menu shortcut!
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How To Disable Pop Ups or Balloon Tips in Windows Vista

I really get tired of all these pop-ups and notifications; the little pesky things jump onto my computer screen like flies on my picnic food. I’ve tried swatting them and telling them they are not welcome, I’ve even turned some of them off in the control panel, but they just keep coming back. Well, now I have found the ultimate fly trap and I am going to share it with you! Click on Continue reading to find out how to disable pop ups from Windows Vista. Continue reading

Clean Up: How to Defrag Windows 7

Computers store all kinds of files and information that, for the most part, we are not aware that it is storing. From time to time we need to clean out some of this stuff in order to keep things working efficiently. Defrag Windows 7 is one of the tools that most people are familar with but Microsoft has included utilities called Disk Check and Disk Cleanup along with Disk Defragmenter to help us with our cleaning chores. Using these tools can help your computer run faster and more trouble-free. Continue reading