Online Tech Tips – Page 174 – Computer Tips from a Computer Guy

3 Apps to Remotely View Webcam on iPad/iPhone

by File in: Gadgets

I have a 2 year old child and I also happen to have a computer in pretty much every room in my house. When I need to do something in […]

Compare Two Excel Files using SpreadSheet Compare

by File in: MS Office Tips

Office 2013 Professional Plus has a couple of new features including a new program called Spreadsheet Compare. Spreadsheet Compare takes two Excel files and tell you the difference between them […]

Save MS Office Files to Local PC Instead of OneDrive

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In the desktop version of Office and in Office 365, if you are logged in using your Microsoft account, it will try to save the file to your OneDrive account […]

Remove Programs from the All Apps Screen in Windows 8

by File in: Windows 8

One annoying feature I have noticed in Windows 8 is that when you install a new program, the All apps screen ends up getting cluttered with a bunch of useless […]

The Best Websites for Buying Computer Parts Online

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Got an old laptop or desktop and want to upgrade the hard drive and memory without having to buy a new computer? Or maybe you’re getting rid of an old […]

Automatically Login to Windows 8 with Microsoft or Local Account

by File in: Windows 8

With Windows 8, there are now two ways to log into your computer: via a Microsoft account that syncs your settings and apps across Windows 8 PCs and via a […]

Change Default Web Browser in Windows 8

by File in: Windows 8

Windows 8 comes with two flavors of Internet Explorer 10, one for the Metro UI and one for the desktop. If you don’t care to deal with either version, then […]

Check the Age of a Website

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So someone asked me the other day how old a website was that he had seen the other day and I immediately asked what he meant by “age”. If you […]

Boot Windows 8/10 into Safe Mode

by File in: Windows 10

We all have gotten accustomed to pressing either F2 or F8 to get the advanced boot options since Windows 2000, probably even before that. In every version of Windows, you […]

Should You Shutdown Your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad at Night?

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Should you shutdown your electronic devices at night? I get this question asked all the time and the answer varies depending on the device and the person. There are times […]