How Do I Change My Printer from Offline to Online in Windows 7

Printers can be frustrating when they are not working correctly, due largely to the fact that errors can occur for seemingly no reason. One issue that you might encounter is Windows 7 not being able to connect to your printer to send documents that you want to print. Further investigation into the issue might lead […]

How to Create a Folder on Your Desktop in Windows 7

When you are creating and downloading a lot of files to your Windows 7 computer, it can become difficult to locate those files after time. Whether it is because the file has an unusual name, or you saved it in a location other than where you normally save that type of file, looking for lost […]

How to Change the Mouse Pointer on Windows 7 Computers

After using computer interfaces the same way for years, most of us have become accustomed to the standard options that come along with them. You are going to use a keyboard and mouse to navigate through the objects that you see on your screen, and there is a small icon on the screen that lets […]

How to Make Internet Explorer the Default Browser in Windows 7

Last updated: January 4, 2017 Web pages that you click in documents or emails will open in your default browser. If you like Internet Explorer, but your links are opening in something different, then you might be looking for a way to make Internet Explorer the default browser on your computer. Whenever you install a […]

How Do I Get Windows Explorer to Display Details By Default

Windows 7 provides you with a lot of choices for how you display files within your folders in Windows Explorer. While the default icon view might be preferable for some individuals, there are others that want to see as many files in their folder as possible, while also seeing as much information about each file […]

How to Change Windows Explorer Default Folder

Your Windows 7 computer uses an organizational structure that consists of files that are stored within folders. This serves the purpose of making it simple to reference the location of a specific item so that you can locate it as easily as possible. The program that you use to browse through your folders and files […]

How to Stop Windows 7 From Opening a Link in Microsoft Word

Your Windows 7 computer, when brand new, included a default set of programs and configurations that it used to handle specific file types and protocols. However, over time, as you install new programs and make changes to your computer, those initial settings can slowly be changed to your own preferences. While this typically involves choosing […]

How to Make a GIF Folder

If you find yourself with a number of GIF files that you have either created or downloaded from the Internet, then it may be difficult to keep track of them. Additionally, if you are creating those files for a specific reason, such as if you want to make a GIF folder for Tumblr, then having […]

How to Edit Startup Programs – Windows 7

Many of the programs that you install on your computer include a couple of settings that you may not care about or realize you are activating. These settings include the placement of a Desktop icon for that program, and starting up the program anytime your computer starts. While these options are meant to make it […]

How to Backup to SkyDrive from Windows

Now that Microsoft has made it possible to add a local folder for SkyDrive on your computer, there are a number of exciting options that you can take advantage of, particularly when it comes to using SkyDrive as a backup destination. I have not been shy about my love of CrashPlan in the past, so […]