How to Rename a File

Sometimes you might have the need to rename a file. The file could be a document or a picture. It might be a spreadsheet or an invoice. Whatever the file is, here are a few simple steps on how to rename a file. Continue reading

How To Clean Your Computer Screen

Modern LCD computer screens display pictures, movies and other graphics beautifully, but if cleaned in the wrong way, over time the screen’s surface will become dull and “milky”.Facial tissues and paper towels will quickly dull the finish by putting tiny scratches in the surface. Continue reading

Steps For A Clean Install of Windows 7

One of the best things I have found to do to help insure a trouble-free computing experience is to start off with what is called a clean install. Normally when you purchase a new computer, the operating system (Microsoft Windows 7, in this case) is already installed and ready for you. Your new computer requires drivers and perhaps some utility software to make the internal devices that are unique to that brand and model of computer operate. Unfortunately, it also comes with a lot of stuff you do not need or want installed. Continue reading

Windows 7 Features: Aero Snap, Aero Peek and Aero Shake

If you just upgraded your operating system from XP to Windows 7, you probably noticed a huge difference in your computer’s appearance. For instance the blue framework has disappeared to be replace by a smooth, sleek, glass appearance. That is part of Microsoft’s Aero feature called Aero Glass. If you have upgraded from Vista, then you are familiar with Aero Glass but with Windows 7 there are a few more features called Aero Peek, Aero Shake and Aero Snap. Take a look at how these features can be fun and save time! Continue reading

Insert Video into PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint has for many years been a wonderful tool for displaying business presentations, educational materials, or even the words to hymns in church. If you use a projection TV in front of a group, it’s a must have software. What do you do when you need some video right in the middle of your show? Continue reading