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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, … Read more

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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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

Turn off the dock and restore Desktop icons

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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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, … Read more

Open your image in Photoshop

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 … Read more

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How to Create a Transparent TGA File For Free

You can download GIMP, a powerful, free image-editing program, to create a number of different file types not available with default Windows 7 tools. This includes “TGA” files, which are popular for their ability to store transparency.   Step 1: Go to the GIMP Download page, then click the “Download GIMP 2.6.11” link at the … Read more