Why Does My Windows Update Not Work Anymore?

Now what? Out of the blue my Windows Update does not work anymore. I get error message 0x80070424 and have no clue what that means. All I know is that my computer is not up todate and no matter what I do I always get the same error message. Doing…

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Facebook Marketing Is Hot

So if Facebook Marketing is hot, how do you do it? I am not going to even attempt to go there, but I came across this very a long list of tips at Copy Blogger and just had to share it. Follow the link at the end of the excerpt…

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Add Notes to Files & Folders

Have you ever wondered how you could leave comments/notes with the files/folders in the Windows explorer? I just found the answer in the Gizmo’s Support Alert Newsletter newsletter from http://techsupportalert.com How to Add Notes to Your Files and Folders The average PC contains so many files it’s pretty easy to…

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Google as Calculator, Converter and more

No calculator handy, then use Google. It does all math functions of a calculator right in the search box. It also can tell the conversion rate of currencies, weights, speeds and other measurements. Want to know what time it is in another part of the world? Ask Google. Google can…

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Tips & Tricks for Effective Google Searches

Have you ever wondered how to get the best results from Google. I created this video based on the Google guide to help you out. Here are few key tips: be specific be brief don’t worry about spelling don’t use punctuation apostrophies count – we’re or were hyphenated words are…

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Turning Off Restore Point in Windows

The restore function comes in handy when something goes wrong with the computer. Rather than having to start from scratch you can go back to a date when you had no problem. There is, however, one time when the restore function is a pain and that is when you had…

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Firefox Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts

I find it hard at time remembering all those Firefox keyboard shortcuts. Then I came across these links with all the shortcuts for Windows/Mac/Linux all in one place. Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts Firefox Mouse Shortcuts originally posted in March 2008

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Formatting QuickLaunch Bar in Windows

I like to use the quick launch bar in Windows and at one point I just had too many items, so I went looking for a way to sort them into folders. I found it and did it and then promptly forgot how I did it. Then when I wanted…

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