Monthly Archives: May 2011

Snipping Tool Vs. Print Screen

Snipping Tool Vs. Print Screen

Taking pictures of your screen, or screenshots as they’re called, is a great supplement to a technical support query, especially if you’re looking for help online. They offer the technician a visual of the problem over a textual description, which could cause confusion, especially if incorrect terminology is used. As […]

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Show/Hide Desktop System Icons

Show/Hide Desktop System Icons

Last week, I showed you how to hide system icons from the Notification area in an article called Turn System Icons On/Off. This time, I will be showing or hiding system icons from the desktop. By default, the only system icon on the desktop is the Recycle Bin. It’s sitting […]

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Turn System Icons On/Off

Turn System Icons On/Off

On the right of your Windows 7 Taskbar are various icons that allow you to change system volume, connect to networks, adjust power settings (if it’s a netbook or laptop/notebook), and view the current date and time. Did you know you can hide them if you want? For example, if […]

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