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 […]


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 […]


Disable Or Move WordPress Admin Bar

Disable Or Move WordPress Admin Bar

With the release of WordPress 3.1, a feature was added called the Admin Bar that has quick access to common administrative tools including user’s profile, new posts and pages, comments, updates to plug-ins or the WordPress core, and even a search box. When you’re logged into your blog, you’ll see […]


Disable Firefox 4 Add-on Compatibility Checking

Disable Firefox 4 Add-on Compatibility Checking

This article only applies to FF 4-7. A newer article that applies to newer versions is found here. If you have an old browser add-on that isn’t yet compatible with the latest Firefox release, the Add-on Manager will let you know. The add-on will be disabled with the Enable button […]


Make Firefox 4+ Look Like FF 3.6

Make Firefox 4+ Look Like FF 3.6

This article applies to Firefox versions 4-28. Some adjustments won’t work this way for FF 29+. Read more for info. I recommend using Pale Moon instead. Like millions of others, I updated my Firefox web browser from 3.6.16 to version 4.0 this week when Mozilla released the latest version. Mozilla […]


Firefox Add-ons, Which Do You Use?

Firefox Add-ons, Which Do You Use?

The fourth version of Mozilla’s Firefox web browser is right around the corner. RC 2 was released yesterday and many of us are waiting anxiously for the full release. I’m curious to know what Firefox add-ons you have installed, which you couldn’t browse without, and whether you’re interested in the […]