How to Change Startup Items

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 items.   Step 1 – Click the “Start” button at the lower-left corner of your […]

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

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 configure your document to reduce the scale of the worksheet and so that everything […]

How to Convert a VIDEO_TS Folder For iPad

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 the conversion. Note that Handbrake will not remove any […]

How to Remove the Dell Dock

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 place of business. You unpacked everything, set it […]

How to Open Any File From Your Keyboard

You can assign the opening of any program or file, such as a document, audio clip or application, to a combination of keys on your keyboard. This can help to speed up any computer task and is ideally suited for those tasks that you need to perform frequently.     Step 1: Open the folder […]

How to Create an Animated GIF in Photoshop CS5.5

You can easily and quickly create an animated GIF in Photoshop CS5.5. This procedure is accomplished by creating a new image in Photoshop that is the same size as the images that you want to include in the animation, then dragging your existing files into the Photoshop canvas. Make a few adjustments to the animation, […]

How To Change the Windows 7 Clock from 12-Hour to 24-Hour Format

Last updated: February 24, 2017 The clock on your Windows 7 computer can be adjusted in a couple of different ways. One of those available adjustments includes the option to specify the format of the clock, which means that it is possible to have a Windows 7 24 hour clock. Whether your job, background or […]

How to Change the Default Windows Explorer Folder in Windows 7

Last updated: February 24, 2017 Windows Explorer is the tool on your computer that is commonly used to browse to files and folders. it is possible to open this application in a variety of ways but, if you open Windows Explorer directly, then it will always open in the same location. In many cases this […]

How To Create a Good Product Picture Quickly

If you need to take product pictures frequently, whether for selling on eBay or your personal site, then you know how time consuming it can be to edit your pictures. You can expedite this process considerably, however, by using the “Levels” tool in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Simply take your picture on a white background, such […]

Merge CSV Files Into One Large CSV File In Windows 7

If you regularly download CSV files from a database, or receive a number of CSV files containing similar information, you might need to combine all of those files into one larger file. The ability to merge CSV files automatically can be a big time and sanity saver, almost as much as setting a print area […]