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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)

Sun
09
Jul
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Freeze and Unfreeze Rows and Columns: MS Excel

When your spreadsheet has labels in the top row or left column to describe the data in the cells, you can freeze those rows and columns so that they always appear on screen even when you scroll down or to the right. Open MS Excel and in the first ... row type your headings (i.e. Category, Title, Author, Quantity, Costs, etc.) In the left-most column, type other data labels (i.e. Fiction, Non-Fiction, Sci-Fi., etc.) When you use the Window | Freeze Panes command, everything above the current row or to the left of the current column is frozen in place. This way, it's always visible to you, even ... (view more)

Fri
28
Apr
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'Shortcutting Syntax', and 'Auto Screen Recorder'

Shortcutting Syntax Some system shortcuts you might want to put on your desktop. Plus an enhanced run box, Control panel items, and other matters that can be created using shortcuts. Thanks to our friends at . ... http://www.virtualplastic.net/html/misc_cut.html#5 Auto Screen Recorder Great screen recorder solution to record screen to a video or Flash file, so you can record screen, set schedule, auto-scale videos. http://www.wisdom-soft.com/products/autoscreenrecorder.htm (view more)

Wed
23
Nov
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PQ DVD to iPod Video Converter Review

Synopsis: Turn your iPod into a portable media center! With as little as 2 simple clicks, PQ DVD to iPod Video Converter can convert movies and video (DVD, DiVX, AVI, MPEG, etc) directly to iPod Video format and then transfer them directly to your ... iPod! PQ DVD to iPod Video Converter not only features super fast conversion speed with high quality output, but also boasts advanced video editing features that allow you to control the video size of your movies (and thus allow you to store more movies on your iPod). PQ DVD to iPod Video Converter: Features Automatically choose best Resolution: The ... (view more)

Tue
27
Sep
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Screensaver

A screensaver is a computer program originally designed to conserve the image quality of computer displays by blanking the screen or filling them with moving images or patterns when the computers are not in use. Today, screensavers are primarily for ... entertainment or security purposes. Until recently, most computer screens depended on cathode ray tubes (CRTs). CRT images are generated using electron beams which are "launched" from the back of the monitor and "draw" images continuously on the screen. Most computer programs paint images in the screen. Some of these images (letters, pictures, ... (view more)

Thu
11
Aug
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Remove Smitfraudc Trojan 0028 C0011e36 Vxd

Infopackets Reader 'Faskia' writes: " Dear Dennis, One of my PCs is now failing to connect to the Internet, and is showing a Security Warning screen on a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). The blue background reads, 'A fatal error in IE has occured at ... 0028.C0011E36 in VXD VMM(01)+00010E36. Error was caused by Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c.' Would you please give me some simple steps to remove Smitfraud from my PC? " My response: The problem is that your computer has been infected with Spyware. According to the F-Secure web site, Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smithfraud.c is a phishing scam where "a ... (view more)

Thu
11
Aug
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Remove Smitfraud.c Trojan (0028.C0011E36 VXD)?

Infopackets Reader 'Faskia' writes: " Dear Dennis, One of my PCs is now failing to connect to the Internet, and is showing a Security Warning screen on a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). The blue background reads, 'A fatal error in IE has occured at ... 0028.C0011E36 in VXD VMM(01)+00010E36. Error was caused by Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c.' Would you please give me some simple steps to remove Smitfraud from my PC? " My response: The problem is that your computer has been infected with Spyware. According to the F-Secure web site, Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smithfraud.c is a phishing scam where "a ... (view more)

Wed
08
Jun
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ColorCoded PhotoStudio Pro v4.1 Review

Synopsis: Are you tired of using below standard, run-of-the-mill digital photo editing software that came free with your Digital Camera? Wish you could produce professional looking photos and share them with friends and family -- all with little ... time and effort? Then look no more! ColorCoded PhotoStudio is a full, feature-packed photo editor, slide-show viewer, organizer, web album maker, and the last photo solution you'll ever need for manipulating, organizing, and sharing your digital pictures. Now that's a mouthful! ColorCoded PhotoStudio Pro v4.1: Screenshots Click to view: Page 1 | Page ... (view more)

Wed
20
Oct
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Security Risk: hidden Admin account in WinXP

Recall -- In Yesterday's Visitor Feedback, Infopackets Reader Marie B. asked how to enable the administrator user account in Windows XP. " I am the only user of my computer which has Windows XP installed. How do I sign into my computer as the ... 'administrator', rather than as my individual name? I understand that administration access is required to make certain changes to Windows. I don't need to adjust anything at this time, but would like to know how to do this in the future (just in case). " In my response to Marie, I suggested that the administrator user account name was disabled ... (view more)

Wed
22
Oct
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Freeware Picture Viewers

On October 2nd, 2003, I asked Infopackets Readers for some Freeware Picture viewers: Missing Picture Viewer for Windows 98? I am happy to say that I received many responses. In fact, a great deal of readers highly recommended a program called ... IrfanView. From the web site: " IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative freeware (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP. It is ... simple [enough] for beginners, and [yet] powerful [enough] for professionals ... Some IrfanView features: Many supported file formats, Multi language support, Thumbnail/ ... (view more)

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