Posts by Bagel
    Posted January 13, 2014 by

    Xbox One: How to Open your NAT to Connect to Live Members and Servers

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    As I anticipated, the Xbox One falls short on network connectivity. Microsoft raised hype about the networking power of the Xbox One, but it failed to deliver. Everyone expected the Xbox One to be the latest and greatest media streaming device. However, it currently only supports playback with Windows Media Player 11 natively compatible codecs […]

    Posted June 3, 2013 by

    Remove Nearly Any Virus Using Hiren’s BootCD


    Even if every other method fails, a bootable CD image will allow you to clean almost any infected system.

    Posted February 15, 2013 by

    What is Phishing and How Can I Protect Myself from It?


    Phishing is frequently discussed as one of the most dangerous methods that people can use to steal your personal information. This tutorial briefly describes what phishing is and how to protect yourself from it.

    Category Internet

    Posted February 14, 2013 by

    Remove Latest FBI MoneyPak Virus Despite Safe Mode Forced Restart

    FBI MoneyPak Virus

    The FBI MoneyPak virus has been around for a while now and has had one of the highest infection rates to date. When it originally hit computers around the world, removal of the virus was very simple through safe mode. Although the latest version of FBI MoneyPak forces reboot when in safe mode, following these […]

    Category Windows spyware

    Posted October 8, 2012 by

    Dropbox File Sharing With Facebook

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    One of the most desired features on Facebook has been the ability to trade files with friends. Exchanging music files, torrents, ebooks or documents within a group is now very simple with the new Dropbox and Facebook integration.

    Category Facebook

    Posted September 5, 2012 by

    A Fix for Broken Images, Apps, and Games on Facebook


    Around the middle of July, Facebook changed their Secure Browsing feature. For some users these changes prevent images from loading. Other Facebook regulars have noted that many games and applications have stopped working correctly. The first step in debugging this issue is to disable the secure browsing feature.

    Category Facebook

    Posted June 9, 2012 by

    How To Disable the Splash Screen in Office Apps – Word, Powerpoint, Excel and OneNote


    The splash screen can be helpful when showing you what add-ons are being loaded or displaying file locations. In other cases such as the Microsoft Office applications, the splash screen is just annoying. If you would rather not have to see the Word, Excel, PowerPoint or OneNote splash screen each time you run the application, […]

    Posted May 31, 2012 by

    Excel: How To Add Headers and Footers to Your Worksheets


    Previous versions of Excel required you to utilize a dialog box to add or modify the header and footer. With newer versions of Excel, it is much simpler to add a header and/or footer to your worksheet. This method works for Excel 2007, 2010, and 2011 for Mac.

    Category Microsoft Excel

    Posted May 16, 2012 by

    PowerPoint: Create a Photo Album


    You can use PowerPoint to create a photo album to display your photographs and pictures. PowerPoint makes it easy for you to insert pictures and customize them by applying themes and using special layout options. You can also change the appearance of a picture in the photo album by adjusting rotation, contrast, and brightness. As […]

    Posted May 15, 2012 by

    Customizing Date and Time in Windows 7 and Vista


    Manipulating how the time and date is displayed within Windows is one of the first things that users tweak after installing the OS. This article describes in detail how to adjust the time and date format in Vista and Windows 7. This includes changing to 24-hr military time and displaying leading zeros.