Windows 8 Task Manager

The Windows 8 Task Manager has been improved from the previous versions of Windows. The new changes consist of showing a total percent usage at the top of your processes that makes it easier to view the total memory and CPU usage available. Windows 8 Task Manager also has superior Performance graphs, a Startup tab […]

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Delete one word at a time

When editing a document to delete one full word at a time in most Windows programs move the cursor in front of the word, press and hold down the CTRL key, and then press the delete(DEL) key or move the cursor to the end of the word and press and hold down the CTRL key, […]

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How to Connect a PC to a TV (HDMI)

If you want to connect your computer to your TV to make it easier to share either photos you’ve taken or Internet videos. HDMI has become the standard type of high-definition connector found on modern TV sets, and many new computers include an HDMI output. Buy a cable from must of the computer stores and […]

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Convert units

Windows 7’s Calculator application has a Unit Conversion option on the View menu. You will also find mortgage and leasing tools on the Worksheets submenu.

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Save as .doc

Word 2007 and 2010 can save documents to older Word formats. Click File followed by Options and then click Save on the left. Choose ‘Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc)’

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Find things now with Instant Search (Windows Vista and 7)

You don’t have to open up a special window to find the files or programs you’re looking for. Just hit the Windows key or click the Start button and start typing—Vista or 7 will present you organized lists of the top files and programs that match the text you’ve entered. (If you want to see […]

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What is a path?

Accessing folders and files in a PC is similar to the way you access files in a filing cabinet. In a filing cabinet, each drawer holds hanging folders. Within each of these you can have files as well as manila folders that contain files. You can’t put manila folders inside other manila folders though. In […]

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Adding more details in windows explorer

Did you know in Windows you can add extra columns to the Details View in Windows Explorer? There are lots to choose from, just right click onto the column header bar and a list appears. If you have a large collection of MP3 or music files the Bit Rate, Artist, Album title, and Track Number […]

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