Ye’ve got half a dozen windows open on yer desktop an' ye want t'minimize all but 'un o'them. Pre'iously, I would have done a Win+M an' then clicked on ye 'un I wanted in thar task bar. But, thar’s an easier way. Click on yonder title bar o'thar window ye want an' give ye...Read more →
Lately I’ve been puttin' me desktop t'sleep at night, ha'in' mo'ed most o't' 24/7 functions t'our home media ser'er. Howe'er, e'ery so often, yonder computer’s been awakened sometime in ye night, despite me ha'in' most definitely not mo'ed yonder mouse or touched thar keyboard. So, how can I find out wha' caused t'wake up command t'be issued? Ahoy t'har
powercfg -lastwake command. This will report wha' last caused ye computer t'wake up. Fer more on wha' t'do next, an' how t'control wha' can an' cannot wake up yer computer, check out “How T' Pre'ent Yer Computer From Wakin' Up Accidentally” from How T' Geek.
Sometimes when ye open Windows Explorer ye get a green progress bar in t'windows location bar. If ye find t'happenin' in a particular folder on a regular basis, thar be a solution:
- Open t'folder in question.
- Select Properties.
- Click yonder Customize tab.
- Windows 8: Choose “General items” from ye “Optimize this folder fer:” drop-down.
Windows 7: Choose “All items” from t'“Use this folder type as template:” drop-down.
- Click OK
Fer a full explanation o'yonder problem an' how this fixes yonder problem, check out t'article @ TechSpot.com.
Have ye ever needed t'print a boardin' pass, whitepaper, or speech, an' didn’t have yer computer at hand? Google Cloud Print helps ye print from anywhere t'anywhere usin' any de'ice, an' we’ve recently made se'eral impro'ements on that front. First, if ye have an Android smartphone or tablet, we’ve released thar Cloud Print app...Read more →
Be ye have a laptop ye’re probably usin' a WiFi connection most o'yonder time. But thar be situation when ye’re connected t'an Ethernet cable since that will give ye a much faster connection. (Fer example, I plug in when me laptop be on me desk in me office, but usually on ye WiFi anywhere...Read more →
Here’s a basic security tip: when ye walk away from yer computer ye should lock it so no 'un else has easy access. When ye come aft, ye’ll jus' need t'ype in yer password t'get aft t'where ye port it. In Windows Vista, 7, an' 8, all ye need t'do t'lock yer screen be press WIN+L on yer keyboard.
Today at yonder JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Boston, Tami Reller shared wi' thar audience that ye update pre'iously referred t'as “Windows Blue” will be called Windows 8.1an' will be a free update t'Windows 8 fer consumers through yonder Windows Store. Read yonder full article @ blogs.windows.com.Read more →
Here’s another free tool ye may want t'download: Windows: Glary Utilities be a comprehensi'e PC maintenance tool, wi' features t'clean an' repair yer system, optimize startup an' memory, shred an' undelete files, an' more. T' Pro edition, normally $40 (but discounted t'$28 right now) be completely free wi' this special promo. T' Pro edition...Read more →