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Wed
02
Apr
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'Pismo File Mount Audit Package', and 'Notebook Hardware Control'

Pismo File Mount Audit Package Windows application that allows users to mount the contents of ZIP, ISO, and Private Folder files to the file system as virtual folders. http://www.pismotechnic.com/pfm/ap/ Notebook Hardware Control Notebook Hardware ... Control with CPU Speed Control, CPU Voltage Control, Battery control, Hard Drive control and monitoring, ATI Clock Control. Helps you to control the hardware and system power management, customize the notebook (open source ACPI Control System), prolong the battery lifetime, cool down the system and reduce power consumption, and even monitor the ... (view more)

Mon
25
Feb
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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007: Action Links

PowerPoint gives users the flexible option to add links to their presentation that will open on demand without distracting the audience. Using action links saves time and improves the flow of the entire presentation. Action links can be set up to ... open another presentation, files, programs URLs, or to reference another slide within the current presentation. To add an action link, follow the steps below: Select the text to add a link to. Click on the Insert tab located on the Ribbon. Click on the Action icon under the links heading. A window should appear and give the option for the link to ... (view more)

Tue
12
Feb
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My Blank Document has Underlining In It!

I received an e-mail from a reader asking for help because every time he opens a document in MS Word or Outlook, everything is underlined when he types. He wanted to know why this had happened and how to rectify the situation. My Reply: The blank ... document that you start with when you open MS Word (Document 1) and all the documents that you create by pressing the New button on the Standard toolbar or by choosing Blank Document in the File | New dialog are based upon the Normal.dot template, that also stores most of your customizations, such as changes to styles or your toolbars. If you change ... (view more)

Tue
06
Nov
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'Gos', and 'Regex File Renaming Utility'

Gos Gos is a Linux build that fully integrates Google; in the words of the developers, "Our idea is to be a simple, user friendly, beautiful desktop for normal people. Out of the box, just works! We're creating an OS ecosystem that is complete. We ... come with all the software you need to browse the web, email, instant message play movies, music, and connect to iPods create and edit documents, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, images out of the box. Plug and play! We recommend Google for just about everything Gmail, Gtalk, Calendar, Maps, Docs and spreadsheets, and more. We'd like to ... (view more)

Tue
23
Oct
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Back Up or Copy your Outlook Express Address Book

There is little more important than your contacts in Outlook Express. Backing them up is always a good idea in case you ever decide to switch to a different e-mail client. You can do this in Outlook Express but it may involve editing your registry. ... Before you do anything to your registry, you should always back it up. If you do not and go mucking about with it and make a mistake, you could end up with a very expensive doorstop! So, before you follow the steps below, make sure that you back up your registry somewhere so that you can access it. This pertains to Outlook Express and not MS ... (view more)

Thu
04
Oct
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Secret Update Breaks Windows Update

A stealth update deviously deployed in July and August by Microsoft without user permission has broken Windows Update, preventing updates from being installed after a "repair" of Windows XP is performed. The problem was first reported by Scott Dunn ... from Windows Secrets , then confirmed by ZDNet . Originally thought to be harmless, the recent download of new support files, known as version 7.0.600.381 for Windows Update, prevents Windows XP users who perform repair installations from a genuine XP CD-ROM (not an OEM restore CD), from installing at least 80 updates and patches from Microsoft. ... (view more)

Tue
18
Sep
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Create a Back Up of your Contacts in MS Outlook

You never know when an emergency could necessitate a backup copy of your contacts. How would you ever remember them all?? Fortunately, you don't have to rely on your memory should you lose all of your contacts in MS Outlook. Follow the steps below ... to create a backup copy: You will need to export your Contacts folder to a file in Personal Folders (.pst) On the File menu, click Import and Export. Click Export to a file. Click Next. In the Create a file of type list, click Personal Folder File (.pst). Click Next. In the Select a folder to export from list If you have subfolders below the ... (view more)

Tue
14
Aug
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'Hacking Firefox: The Secrets Of About:Config', and 'File Search'

Hacking Firefox: The Secrets Of About:Config Many of Firefox's settings aren't exposed through the Tools -& Options menu; the only way to change them is to edit them manually. In this article, we'll explore some of the most useful Firefox ... settings that you can change on your own and that aren't normally available through the program's graphical interface. http://computerworld.com/action/ File Search This application allows one to search files on your computer fast using rules very similar to those used in popular Internet search engines. It is possible to not only list words or parts of ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jun
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'File Box Extender', and 'Tera Copy'

File Box Extender FileBox enhances Windows by adding several advanced functions to the standard Open File and Save File dialog boxes. FileBox adds two handy buttons to these standard dialogs, which appear on the right side of the Windows dialog box ... title bars. These buttons appear next to the minimize, restore, and maximize buttons with which you're probably already familiar. FileBox can also forcibly resize the standard Windows file management dialog boxes so they're bigger, and thus easier to use if you've got lots of files in a folder. FileBox eXtender has a nifty option to display these ... (view more)

Thu
31
May
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Setting File Level Protection in MS Excel

File level protection is the most controlling type of protection that is available. Passwords can be used to restrict access to the file. There are two types of password options which are listed below: Password to open. This type of password ... restricts who is able to open a file. Password to Modify. This type of password restricts who is able to make changes to a file. If a password is used to protect a file, remember to write it down in a secure location. If a password used to open a file is lost, the file can never be re-opened. In my next article I will show you how to set file level ... (view more)

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