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Change the Windows 7 List Separator

Windows 7 has a default list separator that can affect certain files you create and edit on your computer, such as .csv files. Use these steps to change the Windows 7 list separator. Click the Start button. Choose Control Panel. Select Change Display Language. Click the Formats tab. Click the Additional Settings button. Enter the … Read more

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How to Show File Extensions in Windows 7

The files that you have on your computer all have a different file type. Use these steps to show file extensions in Windows 7. Open Windows Explorer. Click Organize. Click Folder and search options. Select the View tab. Remove the check mark next to Hide Extensions For Known File Types. Click Apply, then OK. Our … Read more

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How to Switch to Portrait Orientation in Windows 7

In a traditional setup your monitor is displayed in the landscape orientation, where the bottom and top edges of the screen are longer than the sides. But your situation might dictate that a portrait orientation would be better, so you might be wondering if that’s possible. Fortunately Windows 7 can be modified to display your … Read more

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Where Did My Desktop Icons Go in Windows 7?

Are you accustomed to navigating your computer and its files largely from the desktop? This is a convenient location where you may save your important files, and where you might access your favorite programs via shortcut icons. But it’s possible for these icons to be come hidden, which could make your typical computer using experience … Read more

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How to Change a Printer Name in Windows 7

It’s possible that you have more than one printer¬†installed on or connected to your computer. If you have ever gotten a new computer, or used your computer in a different place, then you may have had reason to print to a different computer. Windows will not delete that printer when it is no longer visible … Read more