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Quick Q & A: 3

Quick Q & A: 3

Here are some quick answers to questions I’ve received from comments, emails, and search queries. You can find Parts 1 & 2 of this segment in the Quick Q & A category. What is “encrypted_search_terms” in WordPress.com Stats plugin? Encrypted_search_terms is reported within the WordPress.com Stats plugin when the search […]

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Add Recycle Bin To Start Menu Or Taskbar

Add Recycle Bin To Start Menu Or Taskbar

In a recent support query, I was asked about creating a shortcut for the Recycle Bin in the Start Menu. This client wanted a clean Desktop to show off their wallpaper but didn’t want to lose this important tool. Today’s computer tech tip will do just that and works for […]

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E-Book Review: Network Your Computers & Devices

E-Book Review: Network Your Computers & Devices

I was recently given the opportunity to review my first product on this site – an e-book titled Network Your Computers & Devices: Step by Step. The aim of this book is to guide users in setting up a home network where computers of varying operating systems can share files […]

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Disable Keyboard Windows Key

Disable Keyboard Windows Key

The Windows key is pretty standard on keyboards these days. It can be used to open up the Start Menu or in combination with other keys to open up shortcuts. For example, pressing Windows+R opens up the Run dialog and Windows+Pause opens up System Properties. If you find yourself typing […]

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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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