You can change the look of your desktop for two basic reasons: to make it more “readable” or to make … More
Category: Microsoft Windows
Google Chrome’s History Shortcut
I was setting up a Google Chrome lesson, and I noticed a new feature, at least for Spring 2022. On … More
Music on My Computer… How?
I have lots of computer students who want to listen to music on their computer or just add music to … More
Is My PC Computer Up to Date? Are Windows Updates Working?
How do I know if my PC computer is up to date? Microsoft presets any computer to get updates automatically. … More
Windows 11 First Look: Settings, Changes
Upgrade I upgraded to Windows 11 last night. It took over an hour, but I did not have to be … More
Compress Images in Windows… Using Paint
Sometimes you are uploading an image, like a profile picture, to a website, and the website tells you the image is too large – huh? Sometimes you want to email a picture of your garden to some friends, and your email software says the image is too large – huh again?
Windows 10: Some Beginner Lessons
I’m a guest-writer on a Noobie.com, a website that teaches tech, and I designed a few lessons for brand new … More
Windows and Office: Using Shortcut Keys to Select a Range
Microsoft has developed several standard ways to select bits of text, objects, or files in most of their products. The … More
Setting Excel’s Default Date Format to Two-Digit, aka, mm/dd/yy
I like using two-digit date formats on all my spreadsheets. This way all the dates in columns will line up, … More
Window(s) to My Documents – Moving Shortcuts into My Documents Folder
In a previous post “Windows: Creating Shortcuts on your Desktop,” I showed you how to move documents and folders to … More