How to Change the Program or File That Opens When You Click a Shortcut

If you have a shortcut icon on your Desktop, then it is associated with a specific program or file. However, the icon is not specifically linked to that program, meaning that you can change the program or file that opens when you click the icon. Whether you want to do this because you associate a […]

How to Change Video Aspect Ratio in Windows 7

After you have downloaded and installed Windows Live Movie Maker in Windows 7, you can begin to make adjustments to the videos on your computer. If you have not yet installed this free program, you can follow the instructions in this article. One adjustment available to you is the ability to change the aspect ratio […]

How to Burn Multiple Disc Copies For Free

Recently I encountered a situation where I needed to burn 100 copies of the same data to a DVD. If you are like me and typically only burn one copy of a disc at a time, then performing the same mind-numbing, repetitive task for hours might seem like a nightmare. Additionally, each DVD was taking […]

Convert Each Page of a Multi-Page PDF to An Individual File

In many instances, having multiple images or multiple documents combined into one file can be a convenience. However, if you need to perform certain tasks, it may be necessary to split the file into multiple files. This can be accomplished with Adobe Acrobat X Standard. Upon performing the necessary steps you will ultimately have a […]

Editing Video for Free With Windows 7

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 familiarized yourself with the application there are some fun projects you can […]

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

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 mind-numbing clicks. Fortunately you can turn a series of events into a “macro”, of […]

Fixing Outlook After Switching Internet Service Providers

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 through Microsoft Outlook 2010. This occurs because your new ISP is blocking a specific […]

Reinstall 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 make, particularly because you can get over-zealous when consecutively uninstalling a lot of […]

How To Change Your Default Web Browser in Windows 7

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. Changing this setting will open all Web pages in the new program, […]

How to Show File Extensions in Windows 7

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 of a known file type. In many instances this is perfectly acceptable, but […]