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Gadwin PrintScreen Blows Snipping Tool Away

Gadwin PrintScreen Blows Snipping Tool Away

In a previous article (Snipping Tool Vs. Print Screen), I mentioned how helpful screenshots can be to a technical support query to illustrate the problem you’re having, and also how two functions in Windows – the Print Screen key and the Snipping Tool – provide such help. I explained why [...]

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Automatically Paste To Word “As Plain Text”

Automatically Paste To Word “As Plain Text”

When you paste content into a Word document, Word, by default, tries to maintain the formatting style of the original source. This includes things like the font family, size, color, style, and hyperlinks. While it sounds like a nifty feature, and it has been around for ages, it can be [...]

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Questions about Service Pack 1 Microsoft released the first service pack for Windows 7 earlier this week on “Patch Tuesday” and I’d like to help answer some questions about this update. What is a service pack? A service pack is a massive collection of updates (or “hotfixes” as Microsoft calls [...]

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WordPress Update Error: Maximum Execution Time

WordPress Update Error: Maximum Execution Time

WordPress 3.1 was released only a couple days ago, and millions of people who use this awesome software are updating their systems. Some of these people who use the automatic update tool may get the following error message: Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30 seconds exceeded in http://www.mysite.com/wp-includes/class-http.php on [...]

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WordPress.com Stats Plugin

WordPress.com Stats Plugin

Since the day after I started my blog until yesterday (a span of 3 weeks), the WordPress.com Stats plug-in has not worked for me. I wasn’t sure why but I didn’t make it a priority because I’ve setup Google Analytics to track visitor trends and site referrals. I was fixing [...]

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Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure

Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure

We’ve probably all seen a system failure message – often referred to as the Blue Screen of Death – sometime during use of a Windows PC. Even though Microsoft developed Windows 7 more sound and less likely for one to occur, system failures can still be caused by a number [...]

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