Create a Show Desktop Icon in Windows 7

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Although a minor component in Windows XP, the Show Desktop icon was one of those features that many users took for granted. Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft offers an alternative to the Show Desktop icon that isn’t quite as convenient as the original. Luckily, you can manually create a Show Desktop icon in Windows 7. […]

15 Websites to Watch Movies, PPV Events, and TV For Free

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Whether you’re trying to watch theater movies without going to the theater, catch the latest PPV boxing match for free, or check out an episode of your favorite TV show you may have missed, most likely, there is a website that has what you’re looking for. Here are 20 of the web’s best video sites. […]

How to Change Computer Name in Windows 7

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A computer running Windows 7 must have a unique name so that other computers and networks know where to find the computer and the files that are stored on it. What some users of Window 7 don’t know is that you can change the name of your computer to just about anything you want. Learn […]

How to Use Windows 7 with Boot Camp

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Installing Windows 7 on your Mac using Boot Camp is a great way to get full performance out of both operating systems. Boot Camp works by partitioning your Mac’s hard drive to use two operating systems, in this case, OS X and Windows 7. Thus, when you use Windows 7 with Boot Camp, you are […]

Top 5 Free Photo Recovery Software Programs

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At least once in our lives, we all experience a moment of utter idiocy.  We click the delete all button on our cameras, thereby destroying precious photos with captured moments impossible to recreate. Or, we pull the card out of the camera while its still on…corrupting all files on the card.  Or we drop our […]

How to Add Music to a PowerPoint Presentation

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Adding music to a PowerPoint presentation is a very simple process, requiring only a couple of steps to complete. Music will not only give your presentations more appeal but grab the attention of the audience as well. For this tutorial, we will be using Microsoft PowerPoint, Windows Edition. If you do not have PowerPoint, you […]

Get Free Microsoft Antivirus Software For Your Windows PC

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Is there really such thing as a good free antivirus software? Companies like McAfee and Norton only charge around $40 for their basic antivirus packages, which is a relatively low price for software. However, these companies turn around and bite you with a renewal subscription fee after a year. You can still use the virus […]

Windows 7 Taskbar Disappearing?

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A new issue I’ve seen going on with some Windows 7 users is that their taskbar will suddenly disappear completely. The only thing that remains is the Start Menu button/orb. Here’s an example of a desktop in which the Windows 7 taskbar just vanished: That’s pretty crazy right! Not only that, if you right-click in […]

Fix “\\computer is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource”

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In this article, I’m going to write a troubleshooting guide for file sharing or networking between two computers. Unfortunately, Windows can be finicky and even though you may think everything should work, accessing a share on another computer may fail. I’ve previously written an article on how to network two computers together that are both […]

Windows Calculator Missing or Disappeared?

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You’re probably reading this article if you were going to find the calculator on your Windows machine to perform an important calculation, but after a bit of searching you realized that your calculator program is missing! Pretty weird right? Well this can happen for a number of reasons, but basically your calculator is gone! If you […]