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How to add more search engines to Google Chrome

Posted in Internet and World Wide Web, Software on June 19, 2017
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Adding, editing, and removing search engines on Google Chrome is easy. I prefer the steps that I saw on the Google site. Here they are: To start adding searches on Google, simply click the wrench tool on the top right side of the Google browser. Then click the option tab Next is clicking the basic Read More »

How to Zip a file (and compress it)

Posted in Computers, Software on June 6, 2017
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First we need to know what is zipping a file. Zipping a file means compressing a large amount of file to make it smaller. So how can we zip a file? In my everyday work, I only use Winzip but there are other software that you can use to zip a file like the free Read More »

How to activate iPhone 4

Posted in Computers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, iOS, Software on June 5, 2017
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I just bought an iPhone 4 but at first I didn’t notice that I need to activate it before I can use it. My question was how I can do that? I’ve done a little research and to my surprise, it’s really simple and easy. There’s software that you can use to activate your iPhone. Read More »

How to set up a Firefox Sync Account

Posted in Internet and World Wide Web, Software on June 3, 2017
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Options screen click Sync and Setup Firefox Sync

You create an account online, but here's how to set up your Firefox Sync account in your Firefox browser. Also if you already have an account but lost the  key, here's how you can get a new one if you lost the Firefox Sync key.

How to stop full screen video on a second monitor

Posted in Computers, Software on June 2, 2017
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I have a Dell Inspiron with a Nvidia 6800 video card. I hooked it up to an external monitor and whenever I view video it takes over my entire 2nd monitor and shows it in full screen mode. So to stop the video from autoplaying and displaying fullscreen on my second monitor I went into Read More »

How to fix Windows logon interface error

Posted in Computers, Software on May 28, 2017
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The Default Windows Logon Interface May Not Appear After Installing Third-Party Programs in windows. Also there might be errors with the shutdown screen. Here's how to restore the fancy windows xp logon screen: Fix Logon/Restore Welcome Screen: Click this link for details This should reset the default GINA in registry. To set it manually, see Read More »

How to use System Restore to save you from spyware

Posted in Computers, Internet and World Wide Web, Software on May 25, 2017
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A friend of mine installed some software the other day which included some nasty spyware. We couldn't figure out what was going on and why the computer had popups and issues with internet. Our last option was Windows System Restore. Do you know about it? I learned that a lot of people don't! Well here's Read More »

How to fix the command prompt that disappears (Windows)

Posted in Computers, Software on May 24, 2017
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NTVDM exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows

I had a problem. My Windows XP Command Line (aka CMD aka Command Prompt aka MS Dos Prompt) disappears when I try to do things. I try to ping and it starts disappearing. I try to run reg edit, it disappears. It wouldn't do anything. And then I got an error. NTVDM CPU has encountered an Read More »

How to remove ICQ from "New Tab" search in Internet Explorer

Posted in Computers, Software on April 27, 2017
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How do I uninstall the ICQ "New Tab" Search from Internet Explorer 8? It's easy to remove ICQ from your browser and there are a coupe things you can do. You'll want to close Internet Explorer before doing this. 1) If it's still available you can download the uninstaller and remove it using ICQs tool.  The Uninstaller Read More »

How to remove ICQ default search in FireFox

Posted in Computers, Software on April 25, 2017
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keyword url function in firefox

I installed ICQ 7 the other (ICQ 7.2) and it took over my PC a little. It installed a toolbar for FireFox and Internet Explorer and also set itself as the default search engine. To remove it I went into my control panel, clicked on Programs and Features, removed the ICQ Toolbar. But ICQ was Read More »

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