Editing Video for Free With Windows 7

Selectively Choose Windows Live Essentials programs to install

There is a program that you can download to your Windows 7 computer called Windows Live Movie Maker. It is a part of Windows Live Essentials and features some basic tools for editing video that you have downloaded or recorded. Once you have … [Continue reading]

How to Automate the Same Change to Multiple Images in Photoshop CS 5.5

Run Automated Batch Photoshop action

Performing the same Photoshop task over and over again can be very annoying, particularly if it's a simple task, such as rotating an image. This is especially true of tasks for which there is no keyboard shortcut, essentially forcing you into … [Continue reading]

Fixing Outlook After Switching Internet Service Providers

Click the Advanced tab, then change to port 587

Typically when you switch Internet Service Providers (ISPs) there is little to do aside from replacing a modem and sending your money to a different place. However, there can also be an unfortunate side effect that prevents you from sending email … [Continue reading]

Reinstall the Dell Dock

Download the Dell Dock

After you've finished removing all of the unwanted programs, icons and settings from your new Dell computer, you might realize that you have inadvertently removed a feature that you really liked, such as the Dell Dock. This is an easy mistake to … [Continue reading]

Sign Up For a Hosting Plan

After you have selected and registered a domain, you then need to set up a Web hosting plan where you can upload, store and host the files for your website. There are many different possible hosting providers, many of whom provide a good service that … [Continue reading]

Find an Available Domain For Your New Blog

Use Yahoo Domain Search

So you've decided to start writing your own blog and you are figuring out what you need to do to get started. The first thing you need to do is find the domain where your visitors will go to find your posts. Many domains are already taken, but you … [Continue reading]

How to Receive Emails About Deals

Create a deal alert

If you are shopping for a particular item, but want to wait until it goes on sale, then you can sign up for an account at Slickdeals.net and create a "Deal Alert". This will trigger their system to send you an email when a particular deal is located … [Continue reading]

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]