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Taking Care of a UPS

How to care for an UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply.

How to Add Run Command to Windows 7 & 8

How to add a Command Window and a Run Command to Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Take Control of Windows Desktop Icons

How to take control of the icons on your Windows desktop.

Windows ‘Open With’ Trap

When opening a file that Windows doesn’t recognize – use caution when choosing how to open the file by default.

Firefox Clean Reinstall

20 steps to a fresh, clean reinstallation of Firefox.

Start Button for Windows 8.1

For those who take the leap to Windows 8.1 – take along a Start button.

Open All IE Tabs to Home Page

How to configure Internet Explorer tabs to always open to your default home page.

Free File Archiver

We recently asked our TechTalk contributors to recommend a favorite FREE application or tool that they currently use. This post is Terry Stockdale’s response to our request.

Customize Gmail Tab Interface

January 14, 2014 by in Terry's Computer Tips


For some Gmail users the tab interface is causing them to miss emails. Here is how to revert back to the non-tabbed interface.

Should You Trust a Network

November 19, 2013 by in Terry's Computer Tips


When connecting to a network while running Windows 7 or Windows 8 – you will be prompted with an option to Trust or Not Trust a Network.

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