How to Request a Read Receipt in Outlook 2010

Last updated: February 27, 2017 As more and more important information is transmitted electronically through email, the individuals that send that email can find themselves in situations where they wonder if the email has actually been read. This can lead you to trying to learn how to request a read receipt in Outlook 2010. A […]

Dell Dock

Love it or hate it, the Dell Dock is something that is going to be on any new computer you get from Dell. Most complaints about this little tool stem from it getting in the way when you are trying to do something on the edge of the screen where the Dell Dock is located. […]

Microsoft Office Starter 2010

Once you have unpacked and set up your new Dell computer, you will notice that there are already a number of different programs and shortcut icons installed on the computer, including Microsoft Office Starter 2010. This is commonly referred to as “bloatware” and is typically comprised of programs that developers have paid to have included […]

Excel Compare Columns

There are plenty of “Excel compare columns” methods that you could employ within Microsoft Excel, and the option that you choose is ultimately going to depend upon what you are attempting to accomplish. If your “Excel compare columns” search is being triggered in an effort to check one column for instances of a value in […]

Backup Assistant

How many times have you thought “I really need to back up my files?” Wouldn’t it be great if there was a free program that did that for you, essentially serving as your backup assistant? The CrashPlan desktop application will do exactly that, and includes an impressive set of tools that are more than suitable […]

CrashPlan Backup Instructions

Many backup options exist that help you to make copies of your data in the event of a disaster, but not all of them are free, and not all of them allow you to specify the files that you want to back up. Following these CrashPlan backup instructions, however, will allow you to choose the […]

Burn ISO ImgBurn – Burn an ISO file to a disc with ImgBurn

While the Windows 7 operating system has its’ own utility for burning files to a disc, there is a free program called ImgBurn that features a very approachable user interface. Incorporated into this interface is a set of tools that allows you to create any type of CD or DVD from files on your computer. […]

Turn off iTunes Updates

Apple’s iTunes program is one of the best free multimedia programs that you can download and install to your computer. Because of its’ importance in managing the video, music and other content that is stored on your iOS devices, such as iPhones and iPods, Apple relies heavily upon its’ ability to interact with those devices. […]

Open XML Files with Excel in Windows 7

Last updated: January 17, 2017 XML files can provide a variety of information to multiple programs, but a common use for them is storing data in a tabular format, similar to that of Microsoft Excel. In fact, if you have recently converted a PDF to Excel with Acrobat, then you may have an XML file […]

Convert PDF to Excel with Acrobat

PDF files are a popular form for sending data because the formatting will remain intact, regardless of which PDF-compatible program is used to open the file. However, the popularity of PDF forms has forced many people into the habit of sending files that would be better transmitted as a different file type, such as an […]