Posts Tagged ‘screen’

How to change the Windows 7 logon screen

Want to further personalize your Windows 7? Why not change the logon screen? Using a simple registry tweak you can easily do that.

To open the registry editor, first open the Start menu, enter regedit in the Start menu search box and press Enter:
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Make the Windows Command Prompt wider

It is quite annoying that the Windows Command Prompt is limited to 80 symbols per row. This makes reading of certain data a lot harder. Not to mention trying to copy a line of text that is positioned on two lines. So in this tutorial we will show you how to edit the length of line. Read the rest of this entry »

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How to disable Crash Protection in Firefox 3.6

In Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 4 Mozilla introduced a new feature called Crash Protection. Basically this feature allows Firefox to run plugins like Flash, QuickTime and Silverlight as a separate process allowing Firefox to recover from crashes caused by them. The downside of this is that when some of those plugins crash Firefox freezes for a while, until it recovers from the crash. Some users prefer to have Firefox crash and get over with it than to wait until it recovers. For them we will show how to disable Crash Protection in Firefox 3.6.

First open Firefox 3.6. In the address bar enter about:config:
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Deactivate the Firefox 3.5 Geolocation feature

Many people worry about their privacy because of the new Firefox 3.5 feature called Geolocation. Well turning it off is really easy using a little about:config trick.

How it works: The Geolocation feature determines your location using the Google Locations Services. It uses your IP, information about nearby wireless access points and a client identifier which is assigned by google every two weeks.

First open Firefox. In the address bar enter about:config:
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How to make a screenshot using MS Office OneNote 2007

MS OneNote is a really nice organizational application. It can be used for both making notes and gathering reports from other applications. It is extremely easy to use and turns out to be invaluable when collecting and managing large quantities of data. One of the things that it can do is take a full or partial screenshot in a way similar to Snipping Tool.

First open MS OneNote and click on the part of the page where you wish to store your screen shot:
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Recover deleted file using Recuva

How many times have you had that “Oh, no!” moment, right after you have Shift-deleted a file or have emptied the Recycle Bin? You know it, that moment you realize you have deleted something important and you are never getting it back. Well, no more! Read the rest of this entry »

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Using Snipping Tool in Windows 7

How often have you found yourself in need to capture a screenshot of only a part of your screen? Quite often I suppose.

Basically most of the times the drill is: press the Print Screen button, open MS Paint, paste the screenshot inside, remove all of the unnecessary parts and save the image.

Well thanks to the new Windows 7 application, called Snipping Tool, all of this is a thing of the past.

Using Snipping Tool one can capture any part of the screen he wishes by simple selection with the mouse.

Before I show you how all of this works, let me give you a quick tip about Print ScreenAlt + Print Screen captures only the active window. For example: Read the rest of this entry »

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How to copy an MS Excel 2007 table to the clipboard as an image

Sometimes when using MS Excel it is quite helpful to be able to copy a table as an image. Whether because it is easier to upload on our website or it is easier to embed in our presentation, we use that. One way of doing that is by selecting our table, copying it and pasting it in MS Paint. This seems to work except for a few little annoyances. Now, let’s say we have this table: Read the rest of this entry »

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Skype Guide : Download and Install Skype

This is the fist step of our guide for new Skype users who will use Skype great services for the fist time in their live. After finishing the set of four tutorial you will be able to establish your fist call in Skype network or with any phone number in the world.

The set of tutorials are taken on a Windows XP computer however these are also valid for Windos Vista and Windows 7 Operating systems.

There is only one requirement before we start and that is that you have administrative privileges user in Windows.

Ok lets get started.

1. Go to http://www.skype.com/go/getskype

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Take Screenshot including Mouse Cursor

Many times we want to take a screenshot from an software application. Fastest and easiest way to take this screenshot is to select the application and just to press Alt + Print Scrn button combination from the keyboard. Next you can paste ready screen into any graphical application for future edit or saving. But this method will give you a screenshot with no included mouse cursor.

If we have to prepare some documentation, tutorial, e-learning, etc. and we want to make this screenshot with included mouse cursor to give a point where the user have to click, to select, to drag or drop something, etc. we have to use other, more special method.

In this tutorial I will show you Take Screenshot including Mouse Cursor with IrfanView. Read the rest of this entry »

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