• Posts Tagged ‘windows’

    Tuesday Tech Tip: Shake that window

    by  • July 8, 2014 • Tech • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Tuesday Tech Tip: Wha'’s Wakin' Yer Computer

    by  • May 6, 2014 • Tech • 0 Comments

    LastwakeLately 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.

    Tuesday Tech Tip: Fix Windows folder unresponsi'e/slow beha'ior, green loadin' bar

    by  • December 31, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Folder Properties CustomizeSometimes 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:

    1. Open t'folder in question.
    2. Select Properties.
    3. Click yonder Customize tab.
    4. 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.
    5. Click OK

    Fer a full explanation o'yonder problem an' how this fixes yonder problem, check out t'article @ TechSpot.com.

    Google Cloud Print now a'ailable sans Chrome

    by  • July 22, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Tuesday Tech Tip: Lock yer workstation

    by  • May 28, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    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.


    Glary Utilities Pro fer Free

    by  • March 22, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    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...

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