Quick Tips

Windows 7 Arrange Windows Tip

 

windwos7logo.jpgIf you are using Windows 7, you may already be familiar with the trick that lets you drag the Title Bar of any window up to the top of the screen to make any window fill the screen or drag it to the side to make it fill one half of the screen. Let's take that one step forward. Here is a tip that makes this even easier.

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Choosing Multiple Items Quickly & Easily

Are you tired of deleting email one-by-one? There is an easy way to delete two, three, or as many as you like with a single click. You can also use this tip to choose multiple items from other types of lists, no matter what you want to do with them.

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Make Toolbars Disappear

happycomputer.jpgHave you ever noticed that the toolbars on the top of the screen can take up a lot of screen real estate? Yet, you find that you use the toolbars and don't want to turn them off. Well, there is an easy way to make all the toolbars disappear temporarily.

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StickyKeys - Help Pressing 2 Keys at Once

keyboard.jpgPressing two keys together is often used as a shortcut when working in Windows. For instance pressing the CTRL key and the P key together will print the document. But some people have difficulty holding down two keys at once. You can always use two different hands for each of the keys, but there is an easier way and I'll tell you about it in this tip.

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Turn the Volume Down Quickly

musicalnotes.jpgIf you like to listen to music while you are working on the computer or browsing the Web, this free program is for you. It lets you control the volume with your mouse. Get a phone call or a summons for attention from your spouse? You can quickly and easily turn down the volume.

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Close Programs Quickly


If you hate having to get your cursor properly situated on that little red X to close a program, you will love this little shortcut that lets you close a program quickly and easily.

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