How to Manually Run Windows Update in Windows 7

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Updating your Windows 7 computer is an unfortunate task that you have to complete periodically. Some people choose to prevent this annoyance by disabling updates entirely, but this can lead to problems down the road. Many Windows 7 updates are meant … [Continue reading]

Acer Aspire V5-571-6647 15.6-Inch HD Display Laptop (Black) Review

Acer Aspire V5-571-6647

Acer is really good at making affordable laptops that still have the components that you will need to complete your most important computing tasks, and theĀ Acer Aspire V5-571-6647 15.6-Inch HD Display Laptop (Black) is no exception to that rule. … [Continue reading]

Programs and Menus You Can Launch from the Windows 7 Search Tool

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When it comes to using our computers, we get into very set routines that we tend not to deviate from, even if our way is not the best way. I have previously written articles that included instructions for how to launch applications or menus from the … [Continue reading]

Toshiba Satellite L855-S5244 15.6-Inch Laptop (Mercury Silver) Review

Toshiba Satellite L855-S5244

Toshiba's Satellite line of laptops has long been a popular choice among people that were looking for machines with the perfect balance of affordability and performance. We just reviewed another Satellite that had a better combination of processor … [Continue reading]

Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5162 15.6-Inch Laptop (Silver) Review

Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5162

This laptop is a pleasant surprise for this class of notebook computer. It has some gaming capabilities and a great battery life, which gives an unusually excellent combination of portability and performance. Plus, the AMD A-series processor has some … [Continue reading]

How to Turn a Powerpoint Slideshow Into a PDF

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A lot of the people you deal with in a professional environment are going to have their own preferences for how they like to get things done. While no one can deny the effectiveness of Powerpoint as a means for directly conveying a point, there are … [Continue reading]

Samsung Series 3 NP300E5C-A03US 15.6-Inch Laptop (Blue Silver) Review

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This laptop gives you everything you need to stay in touch with your friends and family, while looking good doing it. Like the high definition televisions for which Samsung has become a household name, this computer features beautiful design and a … [Continue reading]

Dell Inspiron i14RN-1227BK 14-Inch Laptop (Diamond Black) Review

Dell Inspiron i14RN-1227BK

In keeping with what seems to be the norm for Dell laptops available at Amazon, such as this one, theĀ Dell Inspiron i14RN-1227BK offers some great features that you wouldn't expect to find at this price. You are going to get a computer with a … [Continue reading]

How to Change a Windows 7 Password

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Have you ever been reading a tutorial about improving the security of your computer and been told to change your Windows 7 password? Did that tutorial then skip over the method for actually making that change? While it is a good idea to change your … [Continue reading]

HP Pavilion dv6-7010us 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black) Review

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Many people are more familiar with Intel's line of processors than AMD's, and it is easier to determine the quality of an Intel processor based upon its' name. But AMD's processors can be a little more difficult to identify, which can lead people … [Continue reading]