I see articles on Linux and most of them seem to indicate that there’s a big learning curve. Very few seem to talk about how easy it is to slip from using Windows to using Linux with many of the distributions and still do all […]
A man brought me his laptop because his mouse/touchpad wasn’t working. I thought it was a simple matter of just enabling it. This was an Acer and the key combination is Fn + F7. Then I discovered the keyboard wasn’t working either. The first thing
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With me working with so many social media sites I need to know how they work. Recently, I had a client that was being tagged on photos that they did not want to be tagged on. This can be annoying and feel a little intrusive.
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What is update KB4023057 and why does Microsoft keep re-issuing it? Microsoft keeps releasing this same KB4023057 update over and over again at fairly regular intervals. At first, the update was issued only with a brief description that it addressed situations that could prevent “important
I am sure you have had an instance where you just wanted to highlight a certain area of text in your document for one reason or another and instead ended up feeling frustrated because you were unable to do so. So today, I am here
I wish I had a nickel for every time someone has lamented how they could always see their formatting in WordPerfect but cannot in Microsoft Word. Well, rejoice folks! Why? Because you can see your formatting in Word! And what’s more, it’s very easy to
The Task Manager in Windows is a very useful tool and I use it a lot. It is also very flexible in that you can choose which columns it displays and what order they are sorted in. One very useful feature that might be overlooked
Here is a video from our DCT YouTube Channel archive which explains how to use the excellent FastStone Image Viewer Freeware. The problem with resurrecting this type of archived material is that the information is often out-of-date. However, even though this video was created in
If you’re suddenly seeing a new weather widget displayed on the Taskbar chances are you’ve recently installed update KB5003637. Apparently, Microsoft first announced this impending new widget back in April 2021 and started delivering it as part of the May Update. However, for some reason,
Made up of millions of lines of code, Windows 10 is a complex beast. With complexity comes the ever-increasing odds of failures. If you’ve never experienced Windows failing, then you are truly a blessed person. On the other hand, if you are one of the
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