Tag Archives: Windows

How to Exit a Program that is “Not Responding”

Task Manager displays the programs, processes, and services that are currently running on your computer. You can use Task Manager to monitor your computer’s performance or to close [..]

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Starting your computer in the “Safe Mode”

Safe mode starts Windows with a limited set of files and drivers. Start up programs do not run in safe mode, and only the basic drivers needed to [..]

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“System Restore” Feature

System Restore helps you restore your computer’s system files to an earlier point in time. It’s a way to undo system changes to your computer without affecting your [..]

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Creating a “Restore Point”

A restore point is a stored state of your computer’s system files. You can use a restore point to restore your computer’s system files to an earlier point [..]

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Should You Upgrade Your Software?

Every year the software companies come out a new version of their software, bringing up the question is it time to upgrade.  Here are some of the factors [..]

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Snipping Tool for Capturing Images

Windows XP and Windows 7 operating system come with a screen capture tool that works great to capture images on your computer screen.  Here is how to find [..]

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How to back up your hosted WordPress site

This article is a little on the techie side but if any of you know me you know how fanatical I am about making back ups.  Over the years [..]

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Defrag and optimize your hard drive with the Windows defrag.exe command line tool

Source:  TR Dojo By Bill Detwiler June 27, 2011, 12:11 PM PDT Takeaway: Bill Detwiler shows you how to defragment a hard drive from the Windows 7 command [..]

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