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Longtime readers of Terry’s Computer Tips will know that I’ve been a user of a particular anti-virus, anti-malware, and firewall suite since the time that it was marketed as individual products.
In the last few months, my frustration with a delay from a “not responding,” problem in Windows finally convinced me to try changing the anti-virus suite to see if that made a difference — it didn’t. The AV suite wasn’t the problem. […]
I wrote about upgrading my notebook from 4 GB of RAM to 8 GB and from a 5200 RPM hard drive to a Solid State Drive (SSD). I got stopped in the upgrade process by a need to get a Windows 7 install DVD (as opposed to a Recovery DVD).
I ordered a retail copy of Windows 7 Home Premium to install on the new SSD. That arrived on Monday Love that Amazon Prime!
After installing Windows 7 Home Edition 64-bit version on the notebook, the real fun began […]
With the advent of Office 2007, Microsoft introduced the Quick Access Toolbar. Located on the top line of the Window, above any other toolbars, the Quick Access Toolbar initially has very minimal functionality. But, it can easily be customized by you to add your favorite functions within that program.
The Quick Access Toolbar is different in Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc. That is, each has its own Quick Access Toolbar that can be configured independently. You don’t have to make any changes to it, but changes in one program are independent of the Quick Access Toolbars in the other Office programs. […]
Windows 7 had (and has) a really convenient way to get to many of the functions — customizations and tools — that are available in its Control Panel.
Accessing them via the Control Panel, you have to know (or figure out) where to find them. Using the Master Control Panel, or Master Controls, or God Mode (as some people call it), makes it easy to find these items.
Window 8 has the same Master Control Panel available, too — and you can g […]
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