Learn Essential Computer Skills for Free Online

Whether you are a beginner or just need a refresher, check out this totally free online computer  learning site: GCFLearnFree.org Info about the site For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the…

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Helpful Facebook Tips and Tricks

I just came across 28 really great Facebook tips and tricks at Business Insider. Some are only for Facebook Mobile and others only for the Facebook Desktop and then there a general ones that work in both. Make sure your read in the description in what version you can find them. Some of the tips…

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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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Best Free Online Applications and Services

I just came across this wonderful assortment of Free Online Applications and Services at Gizmo’s Freeware site. Online applications come now in many different flavors. The program I am using right now to write this blog post is the Chrome browser, which is an online program. That means I did…

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FTP from Windows Explorer

Don’t have an ftp program? You can use the Windows Explorer as ftp program. Open your Windows Explorer by pressing the Windows key and E Now your are usually at your C drive and the address bar says c: To access your ftp site all you have to do is…

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