Hide Your Facebook Status From One or Specific Friends

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The problem with Facebook is that your group of “friends” really consists of just about everyone you know including your family, relatives, friends, work colleagues, professional contacts, etc., etc. Yes, you can create lists and group people into them, but it’s a hard to find feature that no one really ever uses it. However, I’ll […]

Create Private Browsing Mode Shortcuts for Your Web Browser

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Private Browsing is a mode in all modern web browsers that, when activated, will delete any session data such as browsing history and cookies. If you want to browse the Internet without anything being stored locally on your computer, private browsing mode is the best choice. Note that private browsing mode will not allow you […]

What is SeaPort.exe and How to Remove It

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If you have installed any Windows Essentials programs onto your computer recently like Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Live Writer or Live Mail, you may have noticed a new process running on your system called SeaPort.exe. So what exactly is this process and should you worry about it? Luckily, seaport.exe is not a virus or malware […]

10 Great Websites for Free PowerPoint Templates

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PowerPoint is still the king when it comes to presentation software. It’s been around for ages and every new version adds more features and makes the product even better. The main problem with PowerPoint is that most people can’t create stylish or beautiful presentations on their own since that requires a high level of design […]

Use the Excel Watch Window to Monitor Important Cells in a Workbook

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Sometimes a great feature in an application never gets the recognition it deserves and the Watch Window in Excel is a great example of one such feature. If you use Excel regularly, you probably have worked on some very large worksheets that span hundreds, if not thousands of rows. It could be useful if some of the cells […]

4 Free/Cheaper Rosetta Stone Alternatives

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If you’re trying to learn a new language, you have most likely heard about the popular language learning software Rosetta Stone. Rosetta Stone comes in a wide variety of different languages, allowing you to learn another language via specialized training software on your computer or mobile device. However, the software is a bit on the […]

Automatically Refresh Web Pages in Your Web Browser

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Are you one of those people that will keep refreshing a webpage in order to be the first to buy something during Black Friday? I know I am! It’s not very often, but there are these crucial times every year when you have to become a page refreshing pro in order to get the best deal. […]

Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode

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One of the best power management features in Windows is sleep mode, a convenient way to save power and reduce the wear and tear on your PC hardware while it isn’t being used. Normally, your mouse and keyboard are set by default to wake up Windows from sleep mode. This isn’t a problem for most people, […]

How to Stop an LCD Monitor from Flickering

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Compared to older displays, LCD monitors are an excellent low-cost, low-power solution to our need for a computer display. Unfortunately, some monitor settings can make an LCD screen appear to flicker. A flickering LCD monitor is more than just an annoyance. It can cause eye strain, headaches, and a host of other ailments, especially if […]

How to Subtract Dates in Excel

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If you have an Excel sheet with a lot of dates, chances are you will eventually need to calculate the differences between some of those dates. Maybe you want to see how many months it took you to pay off your debt or how many days it took you to lose a certain amount of […]