Online Tech Tips – Page 163 – Computer Tips from a Computer Guy

How to use AutoText and Quick Parts in MS Word

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For several of the past iterations of Word, Microsoft has had an AutoText feature that allows users to capture a piece of text and then to use it over and […]

Fix Mac Safari YouTube Black Screen Blank Players

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A common issue with Mac computers and the Safari Internet browser is that sometimes YouTube videos display incorrectly: just a black screen or a black player window. Luckily, if YouTube […]

Windows 7 RAM Requirements – How Much Memory Do I Need?

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Veteran computer users, or anyone that has owned PCs for several years now, may remember when 1GB of RAM was considered a lot. Not so long ago, a 1GB memory […]

Enable Integration Features for an XP Mode Virtual Machine

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Available in Windows 7 Professional, XP Mode allows you to integrate your physical computer’s resources with a Virtual Machine. Components you can share include drives, audio, printers, Clipboard, and smart […]

How to Stream Netflix to Your TV

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Everybody I know pretty much has a Netflix account. It’s pretty ridiculous if you don’t! For a small monthly fee, you get access to tons of streaming movies/TV Shows, plus […]

Setup Surround Sound in Windows

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Buying speakers and a good sound card is the first step to getting surround sound from your Windows PC. However, even after you place your speakers and install the drivers, […]

Fix Media is Write Protected in Windows 7

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Over the years, one annoying and hard to fix problem I’ve come across in Windows XP, Vista and 7 is the media write protected error. You’ll be going about your […]

Transfer Bookmarks from Firefox to Chrome

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Have you switched to Google Chrome from Firefox? If so, you probably want to transfer all your valuable bookmarks and possibly your well-organized Bookmarks toolbar to Chrome. The process of […]

Fix Windows Live Mail Error 0x800CCC0B

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Windows Live Mail is the e-mail client that is part of Microsoft’s Windows Live suite of applications. A common error encountered when using Live Mail has to do with authenticating […]

Fix The Printer Spooler Service Terminated Unexpectedly

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Last week, I went to print a Word doc from my computer and was a little surprised to see that there were no printers in the Print dialog box! So […]