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Get rid of Unwanted “Preferred Networks” [Quick Tip]

Posted by Thomas On September - 4 - 2010

wifi 220x220 Get rid of Unwanted Preferred Networks [Quick Tip]If you are on the move a lot, using your computer on many different networks, chances are that, after a while your computer has a pile of unused networks settings stored on your system.

Windows stores these settings so you don’t have to go around keeping track of each and every network you connect to–making it easier to connect to your preferred networks without typing in security keys and passwords every time.

Windows will remember each network you connect to and over time you might find a long list of networks that you no longer use or have the need for. How do you remove the unwanted ones ?

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How to Open the Command Prompt in Windows [Quick Tip]

Posted by Rich On August - 31 - 2010

New to using the command prompt? Check out the Windows Command Prompt Beginner’s Guide

391 How to Open the Command Prompt in Windows [Quick Tip]Many guides on this site require you to run commands on the command prompt. This guide is written to show you how to open the command prompt. Specifically, in this guide, you’ll learn:

  • How to open a command prompt in Windows.
  • How to run the command prompt as an Administrator.

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Set Windows 7 as WiFi HotSpot [Quick Tip]

Posted by Thomas On August - 25 - 2010

hotspot 500x586 Set Windows 7 as WiFi HotSpot [Quick Tip]

Update: If you are not able to get it working, please post your question in the forum: Get help setting Windows 7 as a wi-fi hotspot in Windows Forums.

Windows 8 hotspot instructions

Windows 7 comes with a new feature for sharing your computers internet connection. Now, you can do it wireless. Well, As long as your system’s wireless network adapter supports Windows 7 “virtual wi-fi” feature, you can do it.

Next you need to check if your network card has the latest driver to support the feature. Intel, Broadcom, Realtek and some other NIC makers provide such drivers.

If the above conditions are met, you are good to read on …

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Tidy your ‘Send to’ Menu [Quick Tip]

Posted by Stu On August - 25 - 2010

114 9 256x256x32 Tidy your ‘Send to’ Menu [Quick Tip]

After installing some software, an entry appears in your Send To Desktop context menu.

If you’ve a plethora of software installed on your system, this context menu can become cluttered and not as useful as intended my Microsoft.

This Quick Tip is going to show you how to tidy up your Send to menu.

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34 7 256x256x32 Find Out Processor Information Instantly & Without 3rd Party Tools [Quick Tip]There are times where you need to find out specific information about your processor.  Weather you need to check if it’s x86 or x64, AMD or Intel or its Revision number.

This Quick Tip is going to show you how to find out this very basic information instantly using only Windows Explorer and your browser.

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My PC is looking more and more like Medusa these days.  With a never ending need for additional storage i find my self using multiple external hard drives.  Not to mention my iPhone, iPod, Printer, Thumb drives & camera.SNAGHTML52e09ca Stop the “This device can perform faster” Popup Notification [Quick Tip]

So I went and bought a 6-into-1 USB adapter.  This thing was dirt cheap and i knew it was only USB 1.1.  I rarely sync my iPod and my camera is only on to charge so 1.1, for the money was ok with me.

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