Thursday, June 29, 2017

Class Notes 6-29-2017

In addition to my own research, I want to give thanks to Harold at the Club, Newsletter, and for the useful ideas we take a look at each week.

QuickViewer is an ultra-fast Windows image viewer

Edit Facebook Homepage Shortcuts

Finding Forgotten Passwords Hidden In Browser

Folder Icons

WannaCry? You will if you don’t back up!

For a simple way to store your password is a simple notepad program called locknote

To publish a book on Amazon

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Class Notes 6-22-2017

In addition to my own research, I want to give thanks to Harold at the Club, Newsletter, and for the useful ideas we take a look at each week.

Download Safari for Windows

See the graves of thousands of famous people from around the world.

Create and print posters on Windows

HDCleaner: system cleaner and optimizer for Windows

StorURL: cross-browser bookmarks manager for Windows

Google Drive Will Backup Your Entire Computer

Uninstall Apps

Control Panel

Reveal Hidden Password Behind Asterisks

Locked Out Of Facebook? Try Trusted Contacts

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Class Notes 6-15-2017

In addition to my own research, I want to give thanks to Harold at the Club, Newsletter, and for the useful ideas we take a look at each week.

Watch HDTV for free... TVScout will automatically show you all the channels, just pick one and enjoy!

How to Use Safe Mode to Diagnose a PC Problem

List of Windows tools
The following list provides you with detailed information on tools that you can run on Windows PCs using nothing but a short name that is associated with them.

How To Customize Google Home Page

Custom Hotkeys revised

Resize, share images from Windows context menu
CoolTweak is a free software program for Windows that adds image editing and sharing options to the Windows Explorer context menu.

Windows 10 Build 16215
Microsoft released the new Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16215 June 8th, and it ships with a massive list of usability improvements.

Advanced Uninstaller Pro is a free program for Windows that enables you to monitor and remove software installations from PCs running Windows.

Revo Uninstaller 2.0 Free is the latest version of the popular software uninstallation program for Windows that performs clean-up operations afterward.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Class Notes 6-8-2017

To run a program in compatibility mode, locate the .exe and right-click it. Select Properties and in that window select Compatibility tab.

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Archiver Menu is a Firefox addon that allows you to make a copy of a web page on archiving sites, and to retrieve a cached copy of it. There are situations where you may want to keep a copy of an article or web page. Maybe for local access, legal reasons, reference, documentation, or fear that it may be taken down.

Everything Desktop Search. Everything is a long-standing desktop search program for Microsoft Windows devices that is both powerful and very fast.

Kodi 18 to launch with 64-bit version for Windows

Capture2Text: OCR Software for Windows

How To Invoice From Personal PayPal Account

Speed up Chrome start by lazy loading tabs
Native Lazy Load is a useful browser extension for all Chrome users who have configured Chrome to load the previous browsing session on start. You will notice that Chrome will start faster, and that memory use is way lower.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Class Notes 6-1-2017

Turn your cell phone into a professional camera using this app on it. Instead of just pointing and shooting, you can adjust all the settings like your phone camera was one of those expensive SLR ones.

Edit your pictures right on your cell phone. Snapseed is a complete and professional photo editor developed by Google. Better than the one that comes with your phone, it even lets you wipe out portions of the image and automatically fills in the space to be like adjacent area. Very easy to use.

Another App for the Fire Stick instead of Kodi. As we know, Kodi allows you to see everything on your TV using the Amazon Firestick. By everything we mean live TV, movies, TV shows, sport events, etc. This is another app you can load instead of Kodi, which is a little difficult to install, and wee the same type of things.

Launch Google Chrome Automatically at Startup or any other program. This will make it much easier to set up a computer for someone who is not that tech savy. When they turn on their computer it will just go to the program you have set it for. If that is Google Chrome, instead of the desktop, they will already be in Chrome. Set the starting tabs to those they like and they are all set to use their computer without being concerned with the start button, double clicking on the desktop icons, etc.

Home - New Tab Page
A homepage you will fall in love with! Notifications, badges, recently closed tabs, quick notes and more. Also great for the not too tech savy. Actually I am using it, too.

Opera Adds Social Media, Other Features In New Release. Opera is one the polular browsers out there along with Chrome and Firefox. I use Chrome as my primary. Opera has some new features that you might like. It also is free.

Secret Guide to Computers & Tricky Living (Thanks Donna). A 700+ page book with all you want to know and more. The page is primitive, but gives you links to view sections of the book for free or a link to order the book.

Set Windows Defender Antivirus blocking to high on Windows 10. It seems that Defender has some hidden features that are not turned on by default. This article explains what they are and how to take advantage of them

Backup Windows and Office Activation tokens
The main purpose of the program is to restore the activation tokens after you install Windows anew, run into activation issues after the system activated successfully, or restore backups.

A beginner's tutorial to hosting websites in GNU/Linux. In other words, a way to create a file server at your house to host your own and other’s web sites.