This video lesson explains how both Vista and Windows 7 look different from Windows XP. It’s called ‘Aero’ and it makes parts of your screen transparent and 3D. There are some things you need to know about this new look. This video will explain.
‘Cleanup’ means deleting unnecessary files. All versions of windows have a utility called ‘Cleanup.’ This video was recorded using Vista, but it applies equally to Windows 7 and later versions of Windows, and the video also explains how to get to Cleanup with Windows XP.
Beginning with Windows Vista, and continuing with Windows 7, the Files and Folders – aka Windows Explorer – has a new layout. This video lesson explains.
This video was recorded with Windows Vista, but the same basic versions apply to Windows 7 as well.
Starting with Windows Vista, and continuing with Windows 7 – the recommended way to leave your computer is in ‘Sleep’ mode. This video lesson explains the difference and also shows how to look at the settings to make your computer go to sleep just by shutting the lid.
This tutorial video was recorded using Windows Vista, but it is just as applicable for Windows 7. Learn about the special ‘Gadgets’ that you can add to your desktop like clocks, notes, games, and stock tickers.
This video was recorded using Windows Vista – the the same techniques apply for Windows 7. Learn how to easily size the icons on your desktop and to change time zone with up to three different clocks.
This tutorial video was recorded using Windows Vista and it shows you how you can use Windows Explorer to burn files to a CD or DVD. You have your choice of making the disk Read Only, or Read Write. Watch the video to see how.
My bet is that you didn’t have email when you went to school and learned other types of communication etiquette. Email has become our primary method of communicating these days. Some of the tips below address how to avoid looking like spam. You want your recipient to read the email, not throw it in the [Click for the rest …]
It’s important to understand the size of your pictures, this video lesson will explain. When you email, or upload to a Web Album, you usually do not want to send the full size file. Picasa makes it very easy and automatic to resize on emails or uploads. The only other way to resize a picture [Click for the rest …]