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Wed
08
Oct
John Lister's picture

Windows 10 Malicious Keylogger Claims 'Overblown'

Reports that Windows 10 Technical Preview contain spyware-like features have been dismissed as overblown. However, the issue should raise awareness of some of the limitations of using preview software. Several news outlets have made startling claims ... about Windows 10 Technical Preview, suggesting it collects confidential data; some have gone as far to suggest that the operating system contains a keylogger . That's a nasty feature found in some malicious software that tracks what you type on your keyboard, looking for sensitive information such as passwords or financial account details, ... (view more)

Thu
22
May
Dennis Faas's picture

'Miniature Screen-Brightness Controller', and 'Find As You Type For Internet Explorer'

Miniature Screen-Brightness Controller This is a small system-tray application that allows you to control the screen brightness on your laptop or Tablet PC. http://www.ookii.org/software/#Brightness Find As You Type For Internet Explorer An ... application that provides a convenient method of searching in a document. Every time you type text in the search box it automatically searches the document. You don't need to click Find or do anything else, just type, and it'll search. This type of search is sometimes called "look ahead search". http://www.ookii.org/software/findasyoutype/ (view more)

Tue
04
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

'Let Me Type', and 'Image Properties For Camera Phones'

Let Me Type Like Microsoft's AutoComplete, LetMeType helps you enter text, regardless of the program you use. Running in the background, it analyses what you type. After some time it has collected enough information to guess a word after you have ... typed the first two or three letters. A list of the most probable words is displayed, and you can select one with a single keystroke or just continue typing. http://www.clasohm.com/lmt/en/ Image Properties For Camera Phones This is a utility designed to read EXIF information of JPEG images captured by camera phones. Information that can be read using ... (view more)

Fri
29
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

'Icon Any Folder', and 'Find As You Type'

Icon Any Folder This app makes Windows use the icon you place in a folder as the icon FOR that folder (Go to Reply 12 for the download). A simple, and yet brilliant little idea from donation coder. ... http://www.donationcoder.com/Forums/bb/index.php?topic=12100 Find As You Type Find As You Type for Microsoft's Internet Explorer adds a toolbar to the web browser where you can type search terms, and it will find them, as you type. It's a quicker way to get what you need online. http://www.ookii.org/software/findasyoutype/ (view more)

Tue
18
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

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
04
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

'Wall Cooler', and 'Let Me Type'

Wall Cooler WallCooler is a secure and powerful VPN solution, allowing access to office computers from anywhere, home computers from the office, access remote LANs and local networks at the same time (no need to switch), no server or specific ... hardware required, remote computers or servers are accessible by name (DNS/NetBIOS) or IP address. http://www.vedivi.com/ Let Me Type Like Microsoft AutoComplete, LetMeType helps you enter text, but regardless of the program you use. Running in the background, it analyses what you type. After you have typed the first two or three letters it has collected ... (view more)

Wed
29
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Adding Dates in MS Excel

You can add a date in MS Excel by simply using the =SUM function. Since Excel stores dates as a number of days, no further effort is required of you. Follow the steps below to see how to add dates: To add five days to 08/25/07, type the date in A1. ... In B1 type =A1+5, which will give you 08/30/07. To add a number of months or years to a date, you first will need to decompose the initial date into its year, month and day components, add in the desired offset, and then have Excel put the components back together. Follow along below: Type a date in A1, to which you would like to add 3 months and 4 ... (view more)

Wed
10
Jan
Dennis Faas's picture

Create and Modify a Form: MS Word

Forms, such as contracts and applications, are standard text documents with form fields inserted throughout where you fill in the blanks. You can create forms that will be used on screen, or printed and filled out on paper. Typically, you save the ... form as a template. Saving the form as a template offers two main advantages: it can be reused without changing the original and it's easier for the user to fill it in. Follow the steps below to create a form: Launch MS Word if it isn't already open. Start a new, blank document. Type in the standard headings and text that will appear in each ... (view more)

Fri
15
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

Understanding AutoCorrect, AutoText and AutoComplete: MS Word

It's very easy to confuse the three powerful "Autos" in Word. It is very helpful to be able to distinguish between these three distinct features. When you find yourself inserting the same text over and over again, you can create an AutoText entry. ... When you begin to type, Word suggests the completion. You can press Enter or F to accept the suggestion or just ignore it. Similar to AutoCorrect, where you can type an abbreviation which Word automatically expands, AutoText allows you to control whether the abbreviation expands. AutoText is one of Word's most powerful timesavers. AutoText entries ... (view more)

Tue
08
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Time: MS Excel

There are several different methods of entering time into a cell. Take a look below to see them. After you've read all about it, open MS Excel and take them for a test drive. I find that if I use a function I'm more likely to remember it the next ... time I need it. To enter the current time into a cell you can use a keyboard shortcut: Select a cell and press CTRL + Shift + ; To enter the current time into a cell by using a formula that returns the current date and time: Enter the formula: =NOW () To get a formula that calculates the current time, change the format of the cell containing the NOW ... (view more)

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