The ‘Windows’ Archives
Posted December 6, 2014 by

How to Write Gmail Filters

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You depend on your email for your social life and work, so it is quite annoying when someone sends you junk mail. Your phone beeps that you have mail, but the message is nothing important that you need to read. Fortunately, you can deal with junk email messages when you use Gmail with filters. Here […]

Posted December 1, 2014 by

How to Import Photos from Android Phones on Windows

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When you click on your Android phone in Windows, you can either import photos from your cell phone or just copy them with the Windows File Explorer.  Copying the photos is easier and faster than using the Import option as importing scans folders other than your camera folder under certain circumstances. Here is how to use […]

Category Android, Windows

Posted November 22, 2014 by

Chrome: Use Google Data Proxy to Save on Airtime

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Cell phone companies typically do not offer unlimited data plans anymore.  Unlimited plans were offered in some markets when only 3G was available, but with 4G, users can use up large amounts of GB in a short time.  This usage creates a strain on the cellular network as its capacity is not unlimited. Also, in […]

Posted November 21, 2014 by

Microsoft Word 2013: How to Edit Two Parts of a Document at the Same Time

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Supposed you are working on a Word document, and you need to edit two parts of the same document at once.  An example of this would be a report with footnotes and endnotes, which are located at the bottom of a page or at the end of a report. Working on both the text and […]

Category Microsoft Word

Posted November 8, 2014 by

How Do I Block Ad Cookies and Data Brokers on Windows?

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If you saw this 60 Minutes report on CBS (Click on the YouTube video below to view.), then you know that data brokers are robbing and selling your private data. They use cookies, GPS, the serial number of your SIM card, data that they buy from retailers, and analytics to correlate your IP address with your […]

Category Windows 10

Posted October 27, 2014 by

Microsoft Windows: Force Windows to Show File Names with Extensions

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The default setting of Windows is not to show file extensions. Getting the operating system to show file names with extensions all the time is actually beneficial. It helps us easily identify the types of files we have, and we can quickly rename an extension, if needed.

Posted October 19, 2014 by

How Do I Free Up Space on My C Drive?

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If your C drive is getting full, follow the steps in this tutorial to erase unnecessary files, and free up drive space.

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Microsoft Outlook: Do Not Set Selection as Read Automatically in Email

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While quickly scrolling through daily email messages, I found that Outlook automatically marks them as read. This is probably the most annoying aspect of Outlook that selected emails are marked as read by default. Fortunately, you can stop this from occurring. Keep reading to find out how.

Posted October 8, 2014 by

How Do I Customize the Start Menu on Windows 10?

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With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft decided to bring back the Start menu that many users complained about missing in Windows 8. However, the new Start menu also includes an area for live tiles which work similarly to the ones in the old release of Windows. Using the steps in this tutorial, you can […]

Category Windows 10

Posted October 6, 2014 by

How Do I Group Related Programs Together on Windows 10?

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When you are on your computer at work, it is normal to have several programs running at once, some for work and some for personal use. Unfortunately, as you know, having unrelated programs running on your desktop may easily cause a distraction and reduce your productivity. Ideally, you could group the programs together according to […]

Category Windows, Windows 10