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Create Multiple Virtual Desktops Using Windows 10

How to Create Multiple Virtual Desktops Using Windows 10

How to create multiple virtual desktops using Windows 10, easy steps, virtual desktop keyboard shortcuts, and more.

Change Windows 8 Start Menu Icons

How To Change Windows 8 Start Menu Icons With Something Better

Instructions for changing ugly Windows 8 Start menu icons with better-looking icons.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8.1 Using the Windows Key

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8.1 Using the Windows Key

The table provides a useful list of some Windows 8.1 keyboard shortcuts that use the Windows key on the keyboard in conjunction with other keys.

Windows Key on the Keyboard

Where is the Windows Key on the Keyboard?

Find out where the Windows key is located, what to do if you don't have a Windows key, and what the Windows key is used for.



Dell XPS 8700 X8700-2500BLK

Dell XPS 8700 X8700-2500BLK Desktop Unboxing

The following is the unboxing of the Dell XPS 8700 X8700-2500BLK Desktop, an Amazon bought computer system. The XPS 8700 series is considered one of Dell's higher end, performance series desktop solutions.

How to Replace a CMOS Battery

Instructions How to Replace a CMOS Battery

Typically a CMOS battery will need replacement every 3 to 5 years. You will often notice when your CMOS battery needs replacement if Windows displays an incorrect date and time on the Windows taskbar clock.

How to Set Windows PC Time and Date

How to Set Windows PC Time and Date

These step by step instructions show you how to set Windows PC time and calendar date as shown in the taskbar.

Show the Windows Taskbar Time and Date

How to Show the Windows Taskbar Time and Date

The following instructions are for how to show the Windows 7 taskbar time and date if it appears to be hidden in the taskbar notification area.

Top 10 Best Gaming PC Mini-Towers

Top 10 Best Gaming PC Mini-Towers

The top 10 best mid-tower gaming PC cases based on an analysis of reviews collected from the Internet on January 5th, 2014.

The Best Gaming PC Case

Choosing The Best Gaming PC Case for Graphics Intensive Gaming

Why you need a gaming PC case for running games at ultra high graphics settings and how to choose the best gaming PC case based on your unique system requirements.

How Much RAM Your PC Has Installed

How To Find Out How Much RAM Your PC Has Installed

How to find more detail about your RAM like how many RAM / DIMM modules are installed in your PC and how much memory each RAM module has for Windows.

Photoshop Tips  
Florida Map PSD

Florida Map PSD

Download this beautiful, original, fully layered Florida map psd that includes all 67 counties, clickable map html source code, and is 100% customizable for any project.

Free Alien Icons

Free Alien Icons

Sets of free alien icons can be downloaded for free and come with the Photoshop file and transparent gif format.

Wrap Text Around Images in Photoshop

Wrap Text Around Images in Photoshop

Wrap text around images for nice looking Photoshop page layouts with tips on how to format wrapped text and remove hyphens.

Resize a Website Header Image so it Doesn't Cause Distortion

Resize a Website Header Image so it Doesn't Cause Distortion

4 ways to resize your website header image in Photoshop including Content-Aware Scale to avoid distortion.

Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur to Photo Backgrounds

Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur to Photo Backgrounds

Gaussian Blur blur can be used to blur photograph backgrounds to obscure people at the zoo.

Removing a Zoo Photo Background and Replacing it Using Photoshop

Removing a Zoo Photo Background and Replacing it Using Photoshop

Remove a zoo photo background and replace it with a natural wilderness background, to hide people and artificial setting.

Photoshop CC Spin Blur Effect for Spinning Car Wheels

Photoshop CC Spin Blur Effect for Spinning Car Wheels

Demonstrates how to use the Photoshop CC Spin Blur filter to give car wheels the appearance that they are spinning.

Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool to Alter Landscape Photos

Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool to Alter Landscape Photos

A short tutorial on how the Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool can be used to create quick landscape mockups by altering photographs.

Internet Tips
Calculate Travel Distance on a Map

How to Calculate Travel Distance on a Map

Described are 2 ways to calculate travel distance on a map. The first method uses Google Maps Distance Calculator. The second method is using a standard road map.

Listen to Podcasts

How to Listen to Podcasts

Simple instructions that can help you listen to free podcasts whether you are on a Kindle Fire, iPhone, iPad, Droid, or webOS.

Find a Link URL

Find a Link URL

See the actual URL of a website before clicking on a link delivering you to another web page in Internet Explorer.

Browser Tips
Edge Browser Change the Default Search Bar

Edge Browser Change the Default Search Bar

Simple steps to change the default search provider from Bing to Google in the search bar.

Edge Browser: How To Pin a Web Page to the Start Menu

Edge Browser: How To Pin a Web Page to the Windows 10 Start Menu

Simple steps to pin a web page such as Google search to the Windows 10 Start menu.

Spell Check Text Fields with Google Chrome

How to Spell Check Text Fields with Google Chrome

How to turn on and use Chrome's spell checker in text fields and ask Google for suggestions.

Pin a Website Shortcut to the Windows 8 Start Menu and Taskbar

How to Pin a Website Shortcut to the Windows 8 Start Menu and Taskbar While Using Google Chrome

This short tutorial covers how to pin a website shortcut icon to the Windows 8 Start menu and taskbar when using Google Chrome.

The Server's Security Certificate is Not Yet Valid

Fix Google Chrome From Showing, "The Server's Security Certificate is Not Yet Valid!"

How to fix Google Chrome from showing, The Server's Security Certificate is Not Yet Valid by fixing your computer calendar and clock in Windows.

Chrome Browser Keyboard Shortcut Commands

Chrome Browser Keyboard Shortcut Commands

Google Chrome offers a variety of useful keyboard commands that are like shortcuts to perform Chrome tasks more quickly.

Manage Bookmarks in Google Chrome

How to Manage Bookmarks in Google Chrome

Simple steps for how to manage Google Chrome bookmarks that appear in the Bookmarks Bar.

Block JavaScript on a Website in Google Chrome

How to Block JavaScript on a Website in Google Chrome

Learn how to block JavaScript in Google Chrome within settings or while visiting a website.

Firefox Options Menu

Where is the Firefox Options Menu Located?

Simple steps to find and open the Firefox browser options menu.

Disable Java in the Google Chrome Browser

How to Disable Java in the Google Chrome Browser

Simple instructions how to disable Java in the Google Chrome browser. Java is a plug-in provided in most modern browsers but is typically not needed. It poses a security risk according to The Department of Homeland Security.

Recent Web Pages

How Do I Find Recent Web Pages I visited?

Instructions how to find recent web pages you visited with visual examples.

Delete Browser History

IE: How to Delete Browser History of Websites You Visited

Simple steps show you how to perform the operation of deleting your history in Internet Explorer.

Delete Cookies

IE: How to Delete Cookies from Websites You Have Visited

Cookies are essentially small text files downloaded to your computer from websites you have visited. This page explains how to delete cookies from your computer.

Windows PC Tips
How to Add Cool Website Bullets and Arrows on a Web Page

How to Add Cool Website Bullets and Arrows on a Web Page

Give emphasis to blocks of text using website bullet images, HTML, or ASCII code.

Use an HTML Image Tag <IMG>

How to Use an HTML Image Tag <IMG>

Images are easy to insert into HTML as stand-alone elements within the body of your HTML document.

Link Text Using Dreamweaver

How to Link Text Using Dreamweaver

Instructions how to create a link using Dreamweaver to highlight and then link text in the Property Inspector.

Web Page Hit Counter

What is a Web Page Hit Counter?

A web page hit counter or simply counter, is a visual representation of the number of hits a page has received and uses an on-page graphic or simple HTML numbers to show the number of hits. An example non-graphic counter is shown.

Use a HTML to Underline Text

How to Use a HTML to Underline Text

How to underline text in HTML explained for both manually creating underline tags and for using Dreamweaver.

Make a Transparent .GIF in Photoshop

How to Make a Transparent .GIF in Photoshop

Simple instructions for how to make a transparent .GIF image using Photoshop using Matte settings so that images lose that white edge anti-aliased appearance.

Wrap Text Around Images in HTML

Wrap Text Around Images in HTML

To wrap text around images in is an essential skill to learn for nice looking HTML page layouts. There are two common methods explained here for wrapping text around images in HTML: The image attribute method and the table alignment method.

Wrap Text Around Images Using CSS

Wrap Text Around Images Using CSS

It's fairly simple to wrap text around images using CSS Float and Padding. Several examples include left floating and right floating images, as well as a combination of image float and text justification.