Help Desk Geek – Page 146 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Use the Linux ‘dd’ Command With A Simple GUI

by File in: Linux Tips

In a previous article, we talked about different ways to use the ‘dd’ command in Linux.  The ‘dd’ command is useful for many different tasks, such as creating disk images, […]

Speed Up Windows 7 and Vista by Turning Off Glass Transparency

by File in: Windows 7

The transparent glass look of Aero Glass in Windows 7 and Vista may look nice, but it also may slow down computers that don’t have powerful video adapters. If the […]

Show and Hide Desktop Icons in GNOME Linux

by File in: Linux Tips

In Ubuntu, Nautilus is the default file manager.  It also takes care of drawing the desktop and icons, such as folders, files, archives and removable media.  Nautilus has the ability […]

Change or Remove Headers and Footers When Printing in Internet Explorer or Edge

by File in: How-To

By default, when you print a web page in Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge, a header containing the page title and the page number and total number of pages and […]

Use MSStyles to Theme Wine Applications In Linux

by File in: Linux Tips

If you’re a new, or even experienced Linux user, chances are pretty good that no matter how hard you try, there is always that one Windows program you need.  Maybe […]

Recover License Keys for Installed Software

by File in: How-To

We have previously written about a method for recovering the license keys for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office programs using a tool called ProduKey. ProduKey is a great program from Nirsoft […]

Show/Hide Field Codes in Word and Convert Fields to Text

by File in: Office Tips

If you have a lot of field codes in your Word document that you are not going to be updating, you may want to convert them to plain text. To […]

Check All Hyperlinks in a MS Word Document in Seconds

by File in: Office Tips

When writing a long term paper, company manual, or other long document in Word, it is almost impossible to avoid inserting hyperlinks. Hyperlinks to relevant Web pages can make a […]

Prevent Access to the Command Prompt in Windows

by File in: How-To

The Windows Command Prompt is a robust solution for administrators to quickly and easily keep a system up and running smoothly. It’s rare that the average user has a use […]

Add Bookmarks Toolbar Button to Google Chrome

by File in: How-To

By default, the only bookmarks button on the Google Chrome toolbar is a small star at the end of address bar, which allows you to add a new bookmark or […]