How-To

Share Windows XP or 7 Printer with Mac

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So I have a few Macs and a few PCs in my house and it’s always fun trying to get everything to communicate with each other. Luckily, with OS X Snow Leopard/Lion and Windows XP/7, communication between the different platforms is pretty good. Earlier is used to be a royal pain to get the two […]

Merge Two Partitions in Windows 7

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One common complaint that I get from friends and family is that their computers with default system configurations from Dell, HP, etc often times make the C partition too small and therefore forcing customers to figure out a way to extend the partition in order to get more free space. Unfortunately, when you search about […]

Use Google Web Fonts in the Google Docs Word Processor

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Online office suites in general, and Google Docs in particular, have a lot of advantages over their Desktop equivalents. A major one is that no matter where you are, as long as you have access to the Internet, you can access and edit your documents. In addition, the version of the program you’re using never […]

Getting Started With Google Drive For Windows

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In many ways, new releases of Google products are viewed in a similar fashion to new releases from Apple. In other words, they are Big News. The newest of Google’s releases is the long-anticipated Google Drive, which allows users to upload documents to their Google Drive directly from the hard drive, and keep those documents […]

Configure Sticky Keys and Filter Keys in Windows 7

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Windows, like other operating systems, makes allowance for people with factors keeping them from using their computer in the manner most others do. One example of this is the keyboard. For people with little or no typing abilities, or those with disabilities which affect their typing, the solution is something called Sticky Keys. Sticky Keys […]

Remove Lock Icon on Folder in Windows 7

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Windows XP had a few ways to share a folder and it was always a little confusing dealing with NTFS permissions and Share permissions. Now in Windows 7, it’s even more confusing! Yes, that’s because they now have Homegroups and you can share files with a homegroup, which is separate from sharing with the rest […]

How to See/Find All Your Likes on Facebook

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One of my friends was recently asking me how they could see everything they have ever liked on Facebook. I asked the obvious question, why, and got some convoluted answer about being a friend with someone who is no longer a friend, etc, etc. Anyway, if you want to see all your likes on Facebook, […]

Disable Aero (Permanently or Temporarily) in Windows 7

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In Windows Vista and Windows 7, the older Luna interface was replaced with a new default theme/interface, called Aero. Aero uses a number of features, such as transluscent windows and title bars, live thumbnails, and other eye candy to create a more pleasing experience for users. The problem with Aero (and other compositing window managers), […]

Access Hidden Themes and Wallpapers in Windows 7

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Most people are familiar enough with installing software that when they are asked which language they use, it doesn’t come as any big surprise. Installing Windows 7 is no different. During the process, you’ll be asked for your language and location. Once installed, you can – of course – change your desktop wallpaper and theme. […]