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RESTORE RIBBON VIEW TO WINDOWS 11 FILE EXPLORER
from 2024 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Here's the fix for this annoying issue if you've upgraded to Windows 11: elevenforum.com/t/restore-classic-file-explorer-with-ribbon-in-windows-11.620/#OneRestore Ribbon View UPDATE: I have since reverted back to Windows 10. Just too many nagging annoyances about 11, mainly the de... read more

FIND MY WINDOWS 10 PRODUCT KEY
from 2023 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Their first suggestion worked for me: In a Windows command prompt, type wmic path softwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey: techrepublic.com/article/3-simple-ways-to-find-your-windows-10-prod... read more

ARTICLE ON CHATGPT MENTIONED
from 2023 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

As they say garbage in (woke idiot programmers) garbage out. Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 8:51 PM bizpacreview.com/2023/01/18/can-ai-be-woke-conservatives-test-chatgpt-and-the-results-smack-of-pre-determined-bias-1325719/ titleclick hereresults-smack-of-pre... read more

ANTIVIRUS SCAM
from 2022 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Don't fall for this. It's a SCAM, not a scan. Ha! See what I did there? I crack me up! But, seriously, I have perfectly good antivirus software (Kaspersky) on my PC which already routinely catches and prevents virus/dangerous downloads. That's how I know that while browsing a legitimate TV news channel's site and clicking one ... read more

DOWNLOAD OLD (I MEAN REALLY OLD) SOFTWARE HERE
from 2022 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

At winworldpc.comwinworldpc.com WinWorld from the past, to the present, for the futureWinWorld is an online museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of vintage, abandoned, and pre-release software. We offer information, media and downloads for a wide variety of compu... read more

REMOVE ADDRESSES FROM WINDOWS 10
from 2022 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

1) EXHAUSTIVELY search all your e-mail folders -- ALL OF THEM, TRASH, SPAM, INBOX, ARCHIVES, everything -- for e-mails that contain the bad address. Remember that if the bad address was one of several in a message, even if it bounced the address is still part of that message. And it might be in a reply that was sent to you.2) Delete EVER... read more

HOW TO ASSOCIATE A FILE EXTENSION IN WINDOWS 10
from 2022 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

QUESTION:I installed a program called Audacious which I want to be the default for .wav files. When I go in Settings and try to change it from the current default my only choice is to get a program from the Microsoft Store. When I try to do that, Audacious doesn't come up as any kind of option. How do you change default programs in ... read more

SOME USEFUL, FREE WINDOWS 10 APPS
from 2021 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

List of freeware tools and other releases from The Windows ClubThis page list down all the Freeware, Tools, eBook, Themes, Screensavers, Wallpaper and other releases from The Windows Club. Maybe you have landed here out of choice, or maybe you clicked on a direct .zip link on another website and ended up here! Scroll down to see ... read more

REQUIRING (OR NOT) A PASSWORD IN WINDOWS
from 2019 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

In Windows 7 (and possibly earlier and later versions), use NETPLWIZ and check (or uncheck) the box that says something to the effect of require users to enter passwords. Make sure that your own username is highlighted before you check/uncheck that box.... read more

RUNNING WINDOWS IN A LINUX VIRTUAL MACHINE
from 2017 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

I'm going to try running Windows in a virtual machine after installing Linux on my PC, as per these instructions: superuser.com/a/376934superuser.com . It'll probably suck (because Linux sucks), but after all of NSA's Windows backdoors were published online (somewhere, look it up), I'm almost... read more

LINUX ON CHROMEBOOK
from 2017 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

/images/linux.webp Installing Ubuntu Linux on my Chromebook as per these instructions: lifehacker.com/how-to-install-Linux-on-a-Chromebook-and-unlock-its-ful-509039343lifehacker . I hope it works! And I hope I like... read more

UPGRADING TO WINDOWS 7
from 2013 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Yes, I know amazon.com/dp/B008H3SW4I/refas-li-qf-sp-asin-tl?ieUTF8&camp1789&creative9325&creativeASINB008H3SW4I&linkCodeas2&taghepyacom-20Windows 8 ... read more

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO WORDSTAR
from 2012 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

I barely used it, but I found this interesting because I was once a word processor (human, not program) back in the mid-80s to early 90s. titleWhatever happened to WordStar hrefdvorak.org/blog/whatever-happened-to-wordstar-2/Whatever happened to WordStar One of the most... read more

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Open Source Human Resource Management Software. FYI in case you're looking for such, even though we hate the term human resource. Ironically, it's dehumanizing. :): orangehrm.com/Human Resource M... read more

SPECIAL CHARACTERS IN WORD PERFECT FOR DOS
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

It all starts with Ctrl-V, followed by the number combinations shown on the screen that comes up. For example, the tilde is Ctrl-V 002, although it doesn't show up on my screen, but maybe it'll work on yours. The accent grave is 047, the accent acute is 041 if I'm reading their chart correctly.... read more

SHOW DESKTOP ICON MISSING
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

QUESTION: My Show Desktop icon just disappeared from my Quick Start menu. How do I restore that?ANSWER: Simplest answer: Just right-click on the desktop from now on and choose Show Desktop from that little menu that pops up;or, It probably got bumped aside by something else putting an icon in that space. You can drag that do... read more

A NOTE ABOUT SCREENSAVERS
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Avoid any toolbars that don't come with Windows from Microsoft. I just had a customer whose Internet Explorer wouldn't close after they installed My.Freeze.Com screensaver. Luckily, it uninstalled properly when using its uninstall program this time. These things just cause problems not worth the pretty pictures you get in return.... read more

REMOVING WINDOWS DESKTOP SEARCH
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Well, I thought I liked this version 4 better than version 3. I hated version 3. But, it turns out, version 4 is no better. It starts and finds things quicker (for me, anyway), but it ruins the computer's performance the rest of the time! Remove it from your Startup group (Start, All Programs, Startup) The... read more

OPEN DIALOG DEFAULT SORT ORDER
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Mine got messed up somehow, and it drove me nuts until I found this: titleopen dialog default sort order hrefjevon.org/wiki/Changing-Open-Dialog-Default-Sort-Order-in-Windowsjevon.org/wiki/Changing-Open-Dialog-Default-Sort-Order-in-Windows UPDATE: Only problem is ... the above didn't work! :... read more

INSTALL MULTIPLE APPS AT ONCE WITHOUT TOOLBARS, AND CLICKING NEXT, NEXT, NEXT
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Fantastic online app ninite.com/here . It does what I've done before, but they do it better. I'm not jealous. I'm not a programmer, really, I'm an implementer/integrator. Yeah, that's it. :) Oh yeah, here's the link: ninite.com/ninite.com/ ... read more

CAN'T SEE SENT ITEMS IN OUTLOOK
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

QUESTION: I can't see any of my Sent Items in Outlook () anymoreANSWER: Try the following:Click ViewArrange ByCurrent ViewCustomize Current ViewFilter OFF... read more

CAN'T PASTE ANYTHING INTO OUTLOOK
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

QUESTION: I can't paste anything into Outlook, but I can into Word, etc. ANSWER: Open Microsoft Word, go to TOOLS OPTIONS Select the SAVE tab and uncheck Embed smart tags.Also, there's a security feature in Outlook that, in certain situations requires that you have a New Mail window open first, THEN paste into. In other words,... read more

LOUD BEEP SOUND
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

QUESTION: Is there any way to turn off the loud BEEP sound that occurs when Intel Proset detects a wireless network? I've tried going to control panel and muting all the sounds, but that doesn't seem to work. ANSWER: Try going into Intel ProSet Wireless, Tools, Application Settings, uncheck Show Alert Notifications.If that doesn'... read more

YES, THAT PC CLEANUP APP YOU SAW ON TV AT 3AM IS A WASTE
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

Their next play is to make it seem like everything is wrong with your PC : arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/yes-that-pc-cleanup-app-you-saw-on-cable-tv-at-3am-is-a-scam/Yes, that P... read more

FREE REMOTE CONTROL SOFTWARE
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

This looks really good: titleteam viewer remote control hrefteamviewer.com/en-us/teamviewer. Of course, I've already been using the one from Zoho, too, here: titlewarning, this downloads an .exe immediately hrefmeeting.zoho.com/agent/ZohoMeetingSetup.exezoho.com ... read more

SOFTWARE UPDATER
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

CNET has created a fantastic new service called Tech Tracker that I wish I'd come up with. It tracks and keeps up to date all of the software on your computer! Mac or Windows! The only catch is that you have to create an account on their site and give them your email address. Hopefully it's worth it. Here's the link: targetb... read more

SAVING WORD DOCUMENTS
from 2009 in ( education / tech / computers / software )

In Word 2003 (and possibly older versions), go to Tools, Options, Save and check (if not already) the following settings:Always create backup copyAllow background savesMake local copy of files stored on network...Save AutoRecover info ...Save smart tags as XMLIn Word 2007, go to Wo... read more


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