Save a List of Running Processes to a Text File in Windows

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If you want to view a list of processes running on your computer and you are either unable to open Task Manager or you want to be able to print the list, we have a simple procedure that allows you to generate a list of running processes and write it to a text file. The […]

Generate a List of Installed Programs in Windows

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If you need to reinstall Windows for any reason, you may want a list of the programs you have installed on your system so you can easily know what programs you need to reinstall once you have installed Windows again. NOTE: This procedure shows you how to generate a list of installed programs only. The […]

Recover License Keys for Installed Software

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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 that works with Microsoft products and third-party software also. We have found another free tool, called LicenseCrawler, that recovers license keys by crawling through the […]

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

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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 do this, you will want to easily find your fields by turning on the field shading. This post shows you how to turn on and […]

Check All Hyperlinks in a MS Word Document in Seconds

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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 document’s content more powerful. The problem is, the longer the document, the harder it is to do a final check of each hyperlink before submitting […]

Prevent Access to the Command Prompt in Windows

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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 for the Command Prompt. Rather than invite temptation, many administrators prevent access to the Command Prompt to discourage users from troubleshooting computer errors and poking […]

Add Bookmarks Toolbar Button to Google Chrome

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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 favorite. There are two methods for viewing and managing your existing bookmarks. Each method only takes a few seconds to set up and is perfect […]

How to Create and Run Macros in MS Word the Easy Way

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One very neat feature that all recent versions of MS Word have had is the ability to record and play macros (recorded keystrokes or commands), so that things you find yourself doing over and over again can be done automatically. To create a macro in Word, you first need a repetitive task you want recorded. […]

Fix Missing System Restore Points in Windows Vista and 7

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If you have no restore points on your Windows Vista or 7 computer, then Windows may not be creating the restore points automatically. There are a number of different problems that can cause this. One cause is a lack of sufficient free space on your hard drive to save the System Restore files. To remedy […]

How to Customize Word’s Paste Function

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One of the most common things computer user’s do is cut, copy and paste stuff. When you’re cutting or copying from one place in a document to another, there’s not much to the story; when you’re cutting or copying text from a website perhaps, to a Word document on the other hand, things get a […]