How To Change Your Default Web Browser in Windows 7

Click the OK button

By default, the program that you use to access the Internet in Windows 7 is Internet Explorer. However, for one of many possible reasons, you may want to change the default to a different option installed on your computer, such as Mozilla's Firefox. … [Continue reading]

How to Show File Extensions in Windows 7

Hide extensions for known file types

Last Updated: February 27, 2017 The Windows 7 operating system, which was released in July of 2009, offers a lot of different options and settings that one would expect from a modern operating system. Windows 7 will, by default, hide the extension … [Continue reading]

How to Change Startup Items

Click the Startup tab

If your computer is visibly slower with each successive start, then programs that have added themselves to the "Startup" menu might be the source of the problem. Windows 7 includes an option for you to selectively enable and disable these … [Continue reading]

How to Enable Cloud Storage on Xbox 360

The update to the Xbox 360 Dashboard in December 2011 added a "Cloud Storage" feature that allows you to add saved game files to the cloud, then access that file from multiple Xbox 360s. This feature is ideal for individuals that want to play the … [Continue reading]

How To Change Your Download Folder in Google Chrome

Click Change button

Google Chrome will store any files, images or programs that you download in a folder that you specify on the "Options" menu. The default setting for this, in Windows 7, is the "Downloads" folder in your user folder. However, if you want to change … [Continue reading]

How to Print a Two Page Spreadsheet on One Page in Excel 2010

Click "No Scaling"

Handling an Excel spreadsheet that prints out on more than one page can be cumbersome. Additionally, the second page may not have all of the necessary labels, making it difficult to understand the data that you are viewing. Fortunately you can … [Continue reading]

10 Must Have Programs that are Free to Download

Many of the more common must have programs on a computer are programs that cost money (Microsoft Office), programs that cost a lot of of money (Adobe Suite), and service programs requiring a subscription (Norton, McAfee, or any of the other paid … [Continue reading]

How to Convert a VIDEO_TS Folder For iPad

Click the iPad option

If you have DVD folders on your computer that you want to put on your iPad, the folders must first be converted to the MP4 file format. You can use the Handbrake software, which you can download for free from the Handbrake Download page to perform … [Continue reading]

How to Add Mobi Files to the iPad Kindle App

Click the Add button

If you have .mobi files on your computer that you want to read with the Kindle application on your iPad, then method for doing so is not immediately obvious. However, iTunes has a built-in function through which you can sync .mobi files in the same … [Continue reading]

How to Remove the Dell Dock

Turn off the dock and restore Desktop icons

The process that takes you from setting up a new computer to discovering how to remove the Dell Dock is a pretty standard one. You've ordered a new computer from Dell, you waited for the computer to be built, then it finally arrived at your home or … [Continue reading]