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Outlook Autocomplete

If you’re a regular Outlook user, you know that when you compose a new email message, when you start typing in the To: box, Outlook will try to complete the address for you. Here is an example:

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Use Remote Geeks To Your Benefit

If you’ve used recent versions of Internet Explorer, perhaps you have noticed that there is a feature called InPrivate Browsing. If you haven’t seen it, in Internet Explorer, you can tap your ALT key and go to Tools and you should see an option for InPrivate Browsing:

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Use Remote Geeks To Your Benefit

Most of us have a friend or family member that is a whiz at solving computer issues. Unfortunately, that person is not always available or nearby to give you the assistance that you need. Instead of lugging that computer down to your local PC shop to show them a problem, wouldn’t it be great to just be able to reproduce the problem you’re experiencing and then send that to your friend for them to look at when they’re available? With Windows 7, it’s incredibly easy to do this!

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Fixing the Blue Screen of Death

When your computer misbehaves, it’s often challenging to put into words exactly what transpired with your computer. Many people tell support their system blue-screened when an application only hung. Others may say that their computer crashed, when it just froze up. So, what is the difference between all of these bad behaviors?

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Using PDFs

At one time or another, you’ve most likely opened a PDF file. A PDF document is a file format developed by Adobe that is independent of software, hardware, or operating systems. This means that if you open a PDF file on your Windows 7 computer at home, it should look the same if you open it on your iPad or your Android phone.

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Microsoft Office Suite

Depending on what Microsoft Office suite you purchase with a new system, you may discover you have programs which you hadn’t noticed before. For instance, in Windows, here is my Microsoft Office program group:

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Build your own computer

In the age of computing that we live in, it seems that computer hardware is outdated the moment you buy it from the store. This has caused many people to look at ways of making the most of their computer purchases. Some feel that buying their computer systems from a manufacturer is the best option while others feel that if they build their own systems, they will save money. So, is there a better option? Let’s break it down and look at the pros and cons of a computer system purchase depending on which option you choose.

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Open Source or Proprietary

When looking at software on the market, many people initially look to fill a need rather than a product. Once they understand what their need is, they then look at products which fill that need. This is where they may discover that there are both open-source and proprietary software which provides the functionality they need.

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Stay connected

Pardon me as I digress from my normal technical tip. I have a bone to pick with Hollywood!

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Stay connected

Most individuals have Facebook accounts. They access them on their laptops, tablets, phones and even televisions. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of what they are sharing with the entire world. Let’s take a brief look at how to access Facebook’s privacy settings and how to go into lockdown mode.

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Protect Your Wireless Internet Connection

Manufacturers of new laptops, PDAs, phones, pads, gaming systems, televisions and even appliances want each of their respective devices to connect to the Internet. Home builders have been constructing residential locations with wired network connections for some time now. For many people though, buying a ‘wired’ house or running network cables in their home is not an option. Fortunately, wireless connectivity for your home Internet connection is a solution that is easily installed and maintained. With the inexpensive cost and the ease of installation, many people opt to connect their home devices this way. The bad part is that many leave their wireless open for public consumption.

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