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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… Continue Reading Editing Video for Free With Windows 7

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

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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… Continue Reading Fixing Outlook After Switching Internet Service Providers

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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… Continue Reading Reinstall the Dell Dock

How to Enable Cloud Storage on Xbox 360

The update to the Xbox 360 Dashboard in December 2011 added a “Cloud Storage” feature that allows you to add saved game files to the cloud, then access that file from multiple Xbox 360s. This feature is ideal for individuals that want to play the same game on multiple consoles without having to physically move… Continue Reading How to Enable Cloud Storage on Xbox 360

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

10 Must Have Programs that are Free to Download

Many of the more common must have programs on a computer are programs that cost money (Microsoft Office), programs that cost a lot of of money (Adobe Suite), and service programs requiring a subscription (Norton, McAfee, or any of the other paid anti-virus programs.) These are all great programs that are well worth the investment,… Continue Reading 10 Must Have Programs that are Free to Download