Format Cells using Conditional Formatting in Excel

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If you are used to using older versions of Excel, the conditional formatting options in Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013 will amaze you. So why would you want to bother using conditional formatting? Well, here are a couple of reasons why I love using this feature of Excel: 1. To make your data more visually appealing. […]

How to Resize a Video or Change Resolution

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There are a lot of reasons why you might need to resize a video and in this post I’m going to mention a couple of freeware app that will help you easily change the resolution of your videos. If you have one of those 1080p 60fps HD video cameras, you understand the need for some […]

How to Setup an FTP Server in Windows using IIS

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Earlier, I had written a post on how to turn your computer into a Windows file sharing server using a couple of different programs. If you’re looking for a quick way to share the files on your local computer with friends or family, this is an easy way to do so. However, if you’re looking […]

What is Sonic Update Manager and How to Remove It

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Here’s another technical walk-through on how to fix a pesky little problem that is caused by computer manufacturers such as Dell and HP! Basically, they load too much crap onto your PC when you buy it and you get lots of junk software installed, one being Sonic Update Manager. Make sure to read my other […]

Essential Free Software Downloads for Windows

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I’m a big fan of open source software because it’s free and usually has the same functionality as a commercial application! One downside to open source software is the lack of support, but that problem is usually made up with active forums and community threads started by avid followers. There are tons of free software applications that […]

How to Clear or Delete My Recent Documents in Windows

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Looking for a way to delete the recent documents list in Windows? Don’t you hate how many things Windows tracks, like all of the recent documents you have opened in ANY program? Sure, most of the time I don’t care and leave it enabled, but there are times when you would rather that data not be […]

How to Create Your Own Fonts and Edit TrueType Fonts

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Wouldn’t it be neat if you could create your own TrueType fonts, name them whatever you want, and actually use them in programs like Word, Photoshop, etc? Luckily, there are some really cool software apps out there that you can use to not only create your own Windows fonts, but also to edit the fonts […]

How to Find Out Who Owns a Website or Domain

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know who owned a certain website? Previously, I wrote about how you can find out who is hosting a website, but that only tells you where the server is located. If you want to verify the owner of a domain name or see when one expires (so that you can purchase […]

How to Create an Online Survey for Free using Google Docs

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Nowadays, you probably take a survey of some sort a couple of times a week through Buzzfeed or Facebook or news sites, etc. Even though we take a ton of surveys, not many of us take our own surveys. The main reason is mainly because there is no super easy and fast way to create […]

How to Extract Icons from EXE, DLL, OCX, and CPL Files

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Wish you could extract all of icons stored on your computer? Have you ever wondered where all those icons you see are actually located? Finding high quality icons on your computer is difficult and mostly because applications store their icons directly in the EXE (executable) file itself, which indirectly hides those icons from you. In […]