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How to have a portrait and landscape format in a single 2007 Word document

My girlfriend, who is also computer savvy, came to me for help on formatting her Word document.  She wanted only certain pages of the document to be in landscape orientation and the rest portrait.  You can’t do this unless you create page breaks.  I researched and found a website

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Need to convert a Word document into PDF? Try PrimoPDF

PrimoPDF is an excellent freeware that will convert almost any file out there into PDF.  There has been over 13 million downloads over at download.com for this software so I am almost sure PrimoPDF won’t let you down.  The new version 4 allows you to email the PDF right after you create it and the […]

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How to convert and reformat a Mac hard drive to Windows

This morning I experienced a dilemma where I could literally break every Apple product I have ever owned.  Let’s start from the beginning.  I gave my 500GB external hard drive to my girlfriend since she was running out of space.  She was using an iMac so of course the external hard drive was formatted

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How to add a flash movie or object in Powerpoint 2007

I know most of us at some point wanted to add a little flash movie to our presentation to try and spice things up a bit to keep our audience viewers awake.  The only problem is that there is no option to add a little Youtube video or any .swf object.  Even though there is […]

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Troubleshooting Question #1 – How to remove icons from my computer

Paula from Studio City asked me how to remove some of her icons in the “My Computer” window. I found out that those items are restricted from being deleted. Though there is a way to delete them using a

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Don’t like to send feedbacks in Windows 7 Beta? Get rid of it

If you downloaded Windows 7 Beta, you’ll notice the “send feedback” link on top of every window.  I am pretty sure more than 70% of the current beta users don’t even bother clicking on the link.  There is a trick to get rid of it.  Watch the video

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Run command missing in windows 7 and vista start menu

I personally like the new Windows 7 and Vista start menu with the search box.  They seem to have removed the run command from the menu.  Maybe they did it to save the start menu real estate space or because no one really uses that command.  For some of us, however, would prefer to have the […]

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How to add “My Computer” to Windows 7 and Vista taskbar

Saving time and clicks are important to me.  I like to see the “My Computer” right there on my taskbar.  I will show you have to add it to your taskbar with a video tutorial I made earlier today.  Remember to watch in HD and Full Screen mode for the best quality.

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Show or hide your icons in the systray (Windows Vista)

Some features of Vista are pretty cool but some you have to tweak to get it just right for your own personal preference.  The windows notification area, aka systray, will automatically hide icons that are inactive.  You can easily change this setting

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Bypass the Windows Vista logon screen

If you are using a home computer, it’s probably unnecessary for you to go through a logon screen in Windows Vista.  Since you are not at work and probably are not dealing with strangers getting into your sensitive data, the Vista logon screen is pretty useless.  I feel that I should be able to turn […]

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