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Thu
26
Apr
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'Purrint', and 'Hoe Key'

Purrint Make your PrintScreen (and alt-print screen) button work the way it ought. Save to file (bmp, png, jpg), print to printer, or copy to dumb ol' clipboard. Works in any version of windows since Win95, and it's only 114k. ... http://www.bcheck.net/apps/ Hoe Key HoeKey is a teeny (12k) program to assign hotkeys to do most anything. Win-N to run notepad, Win-G to google search on current highlighted word, etc etc. It's configurable with a simple .ini file. http://www.bcheck.net/apps/ (view more)

Wed
21
Feb
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'Network Notepad', and 'Okay Key Bees'

Network Notepad Network Notepad is a Freeware program for creating interactive network diagrams. Runs on Microsoft Windows 9x, NT, 2K, XP. Includes: Point-and-Click Telnet / Browse / User-definable Network Management. Simple Drag and Drop interface. ... Open, Text Based File Format. Printing. Linked Diagrams. Flow Charts. http://www.networknotepad.com/ Okay Key Bees Okay Key Bees is a keyboard remapper with a twist. You define what keys are always replaced or what keys are replaced only when a user defined modifier key is held. You can effectively "move" keys to either side of the keyboard or ... (view more)

Fri
09
Feb
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'Rocket Dock', and 'Shortcut Key Explorer'

Rocket Dock RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add ... and launch from the dock. http://www.punksoftware.com/rocketdock Shortcut Key Explorer Shortcut Key Explorer helps you manage the list of shortcut keys you have loaded on your computer. Simply run Shortcut Key Explorer and it will automatically load the existing shortcut keys and display them in an easy to read list. From this list you can double- ... (view more)

Thu
24
Aug
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Navigating Through a Presentation: MS PowerPoint

PowerPoint has myriad ways to navigate in a presentation. In addition to the navigation methods you've probably used (such as: left mouse button to advance, Backspace key to back up, Esc to end), PowerPoint also supports a wide variety of mouse and ... keyboard shortcuts: To advance from one slide to another, or perform the next animation on the current slide, you can click the left mouse button -- but you can also press Enter, N (for Next), page down, right arrow, down arrow, or the spacebar. You can also right-click the screen during a presentation and choose Next. To move to the previous slide ... (view more)

Wed
22
Mar
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Copy and Paste with Precision: MS Word

Here's a tip for MS Word users who do a lot of cutting and pasting with text and prefer to minimize the number of times they reach for the mouse. For example: suppose you want to copy and paste a line that which uses the "Heading" format into a ... paragraph with normal formatting. When you select the line, MS Word will also select the paragraph mark which denotes a carriage return (or the beginning of a new line). If you simply paste the line (instead pasting as "unformatted text"), Word will impose the "Heading" style on the line you just pasted. Here's a quick and easy way to copy and paste ... (view more)

Thu
01
Dec
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Windows Registry

In computing, the Windows registry is a database which stores settings and options for the operating system for Microsoft Windows 32-bit versions. It contains information and settings for all the hardware, software, users, and preferences of the PC. ... Whenever a user makes changes to "Control Panel" settings, or file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in the registry. As time goes on, an aged Windows installation can have a very large registry database. This can slow down the computer's startup and has led to frequent criticisms that the ... (view more)

Thu
30
Sep
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Extract CD key from the Registry?

Infopackets Reader 'Michael' writes: " Dear Dennis, I am running Windows XP professional on my system. I'd like to reinstall Windows on my PC, but cannot locate my CD case which has the Windows XP Product Key required to install Windows back onto my ... machine. Is there a way to extract the Product Key from within my computer? " My response: Yes. All CD Keys are stored in your System Registry, and there are a number of methods (and 3rd-party applications) that can extract this information for you. Magic Jelly Bean finder (the first link listed below) will extract Windows XP and Office ... (view more)

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