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How to Change the Name of a Flash Drive in Windows 7

Do you have multiple flash drives that you use for work or school, and you find it difficult to differentiate between them? This issue can be amplified if you have multiple flash drives of the same type, which can lead to situations where you accidentally bring the wrong flash drive with you when you need… Continue Reading How to Change the Name of a Flash Drive in Windows 7

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How to Display the My Computer Icon on the Windows 7 Desktop

Many Windows system users that have been with the operating system since an early version like Windows XP have become comfortable using applications a certain way, and finding files a certain way. If you are one of those individuals and you relied on a specific icon to access your important folders and files, then you… Continue Reading How to Display the My Computer Icon on the Windows 7 Desktop

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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. Whether your print jobs don’t look right, you are getting constant paper jams, or printing is inconsistent or erratic, printers are often some of the most difficult electronic devices to work with.… Continue Reading How Do I Change My Printer from Offline to Online in Windows 7

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How to Change the Size of Desktop Icons in Windows 7

You can customize a lot of different things in Windows 7 by using options found on the Control Panel. But you can also customize certain areas using the right-click option. For example, you can find out how to change the size of desktop icons in Windows 7 if you would like to make those icons… Continue Reading How to Change the Size of Desktop Icons in Windows 7

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How to Create a Zip File in Windows 7

Folders are a very helpful organizational tool in Windows 7. They allow you to minimize clutter in larger folders by creating a sort of filing system. But creating a folder doesn’t do anything to minimize the size of the files contained within them, and you can’t send an entire folder through an email. This is… Continue Reading How to Create a Zip File in Windows 7

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How to Create a Desktop Shortcut for a Website in Windows 7

Certain tasks on a computer might seem like second nature to some people, such as taking a screenshot, or how to put Google Chrome on desktop, while others that never use that feature might be struggling to understand how it works. Everyone uses their computer in a different way, so certain options and settings in… Continue Reading How to Create a Desktop Shortcut for a Website in Windows 7

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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… Continue Reading Change the Windows 7 List Separator

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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… Continue Reading How to Show File Extensions in Windows 7

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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… Continue Reading How to Switch to Portrait Orientation in Windows 7