How to Track Changes in Excel

March 28th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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Are you looking for a way to track changes made to an Excel spreadsheet? There are many cases where you have to distribute a file to multiple people and keep track of what changes were made. You might want to track when the change was made, who made the change, what cell the change occurred in and […]

Fix Registry Editing has been Disabled by Your Administrator Error

March 25th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Windows XP

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If you’ve recently tried to open the Windows registry editor and were presented with the message” “Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator”, then you’re not alone! This error message can occur for a couple of different reasons, some of which have a solution and some that don’t. Most of the time you will […]

How to Avoid Problems Activating Windows After a Clean Install

March 23rd, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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If you are planning on doing a clean install of Windows on your PC, you will more than likely have to reactivate Windows, either online or over the phone. Normally, the online reactivation will work just fine as long as the hardware on your computer hasn’t changed very much since the OS was originally installed […]

Remove Desktop Background Wallpapers in Windows

March 21st, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Looking for a way to delete desktop wallpapers from your Windows PC? If you have ever changed the wallpaper in Windows, you’ve probably noticed the ridiculous number of useless wallpapers that come with the system by default. I have NEVER used any of the built-in wallpapers and therefore wanted to figure out a way to delete them […]

Hide Text and Show Hidden Text in Word

March 21st, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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Microsoft Word has a feature whereby you can hide text so that it does not visibly appear in the document. If you don’t want to delete text completely, hiding the text is a good option. So why would you ever want to hide text in a Word document? Well, one reason would be if you wanted […]

Ultimate Guide to Backing Up and Restoring the Windows Registry

March 20th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Windows stores just about everything that makes it work in a hierarchal file-based database called the Windows Registry. The registry contains all the configuration settings for the operating system, programs, services, components and pretty much everything else. Everything from the size of the icons to the color of the taskbar is stored there. The registry is […]

How to Open MDI Files

March 19th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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An MDI file, which stands for Microsoft Document Imaging, is a proprietary Microsoft image format used for storing images of scanned documents created by the Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) program. The program was included with Office XP, Office 2003 and Office 2007. It was discontinued in Office 2010 and above. It has basically been […]

Best Free Ways to Convert BMP to JPG

March 18th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Have an image in BMP format that you need to convert to JPG/JPEG format? There are many different ways you can convert between different image formats and in this post I’ll mention the simplest and easiest ways that I know of. These days you won’t really see as many images in BMP or Bitmap format […]

4 Ways to Find GPS Coordinates for Any Location

February 28th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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There are certain occasions when you need the exact coordinates for a specific location, but most map applications don’t show that kind of data front and center because it’s not something that is needed very often. I’ve learned that getting the GPS coordinates can be very handy if your GPS device can’t find a specific address. […]

How to Open UIF File

February 27th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Have you recently downloaded a UIF file and now want to mount it so that you can view the contents? A UIF file is actually a MagicISO CD/DVD image file. The file can contain documents, photos, videos, etc. In order to view the contents, you have to first mount the UIF image file. There are […]