• Posts Tagged ‘windows’

    Tuesday Tech Tip: Fix Windows folder unresponsive/slow behavior, green loading bar

    by  • December 31, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Folder Properties CustomizeSometimes when you open Windows Explorer you get a green progress bar in the windows location bar. If you find the happening in a particular folder on a regular basis, there is a solution:

    1. Open the folder in question.
    2. Select Properties.
    3. Click the Customize tab.
    4. Windows 8: Choose “General items” from the “Optimize this folder for:” drop-down.
      Windows 7: Choose “All items” from the “Use this folder type as template:” drop-down.
    5. Click OK

    For a full explanation of the problem and how this fixes the problem, check out the article @ TechSpot.com.

    Google Cloud Print now available sans Chrome

    by  • July 22, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Have you ever needed to print a boarding pass, whitepaper, or speech, and didn’t have your computer at hand? Google Cloud Print helps you print from anywhere to anywhere using any device, and we’ve recently made several improvements on that front. First, if you have an Android smartphone or tablet, we’ve released the Cloud...

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    First look at Windows 8.1

    by  • June 5, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Jensen Harris from the Windows Team shows some highlights of what to expect in Windows 8.1 coming later this year as a free update for Windows 8 customers. http://bit.ly/10OM2Th

    Tuesday Tech Tip: Lock your workstation

    by  • May 28, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Here’s a basic security tip: when you walk away from your computer you should lock it so no one else has easy access. When you come back, you’ll just need to type in your password to get back to where you left it. In Windows Vista, 7, and 8, all you need to do to lock your screen is press WIN+L on your keyboard.

    WIN-L

    Glary Utilities Pro for Free

    by  • March 22, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Here’s another free tool you may want to download: Windows: Glary Utilities is a comprehensive PC maintenance tool, with features to clean and repair your system, optimize startup and memory, shred and undelete files, and more. The Pro edition, normally $40 (but discounted to $28 right now) is completely free with this special promo....

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    Upgrading from Windows 1 to Windows 7

    by  • March 3, 2011 • 1 • 0 Comments

    At 9:49 I thought this video was going to be boring but the rime just flew by. What this guy did is set up a VM, Installed MS-DOS 5, and then started upgrading to all major versions of Windows from 1 through 7. (He did skip Widows ME for some reason and included Windows...

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    Ubuntu Facepalm

    by  • August 24, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    I did something totally stupid yesterday afternoon. For those of you that saw the Tweet about it, here’s the full story. A year or so ago after my new x64 monster was up and running I decided to take my old XP desktop with just 512MB of RAM and have it dual boot XP...

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