Archive for the ‘Microsoft Tricks’ Category

10 Super Tips and Tricks of Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word one of the most popular word processors. However, most of us barely scratch the surface of its abilities. Following are briefly described below: 1. Configure paste options: Microsoft Word tries to be helpful when copied text is pasted into a document by automatically retaining the source formatting, while providing the option to change [...]

Chrome Flash Plugin, Block and Player.

Adobe Flash Player is directly integrated with Google Chrome. So all available version of Flash Player updates gets automatically loaded with Google chrome system updates.   Well, if a user wants to run Flash Player on any other browser like Windows or Firefox etc, he has to download the available version of Adobe Flash Player [...]

How To Install Windows XP Quickly

Now, this tip will be very helpful for those who frequently install windows xp operating system. Normally OS installation takes around 40 minutes to complete, but through this trick you can now save 10-15 minutes. This simple tricks goes this way. 1. Boot through Windows XP CD. 2. After all the files are completely loaded, [...]

Unlock toolbars to work with them

A toolbar is a collection of buttons or icons—usually displayed across the top of the screen—that represents the different tasks you can do within a program. For example, in Microsoft Internet Explorer, there is a toolbar for the standard Internet Explorer command buttons, one for entering an Internet address, and one for quick links you [...]

Add familiar icons back to your desktop

When you first got your computer, it probably had shortcuts for My Computer, My Documents, My Network Places, and the Recycle Bin on the desktop. If you or someone else removed any of those shortcuts and you’d like to get them back, you can easily restore them. To restore you icons 1. Right-click the desktop, [...]

Instantly activate a screen saver

To add a shortcut to your desktop that you can double-click to instantly start your screen saver 1. Click the Start button, and then click Search. 2. In the Search Results window, click All files and folders. 3. In the All or part of the file name box, type *.scr. Then, click Search. 4. You [...]

Manually put your computer into hibernation

To put your computer into hibernation 1. Click Start, and then click Turn Off Computer. 2. Click Hibernate. If Hibernate is not an option, read Configure Windows XP power management for instructions on how to enable hibernation. Your computer goes into hibernation—a state in which it consumes no power. To wake your computer from hibernation, [...]

Speed up menu display

To speed up menu display 1. Click Start. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties. 2. Click the Advanced tab. In the Performance area, click Settings. 3. On the Visual Effects tab in the Performance Options dialog box, clear the Fade or slide menus into view check box. 4. Click OK. 5. In the System [...]

Use a Web graphic for your desktop background

The Web has many beautiful pictures. If you find a picture you particularly like, such as the following image of the puppy, you can make it your desktop background, so that you can see it whenever you use your computer. To use a Web graphic for your desktop background 1. Use Microsoft Internet Explorer to [...]

Set your windows so they all have the same view

Each folder in My Computer or My Documents can have its own view. That’s useful for folders like My Music or My Pictures, because you can look at your digital photos in Thumbnails or Filmstrip view, and see your song titles in Tiles view. But changing the view for every folder can be time-consuming. If [...]