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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.

Add Windows 7 Admin Tools to Start Menu

October 23, 2013 by in Terry's Computer Tips


You can make full set of administrator tools much more accessible by putting a link directly on the Windows 7 Start Menu.

Hit and Miss Wireless Web Browsing Failure

October 08, 2013 by in Terry's Computer Tips


Terry helps a longtime subscriber tackle a hit and miss web browsing challenge with a wireless network.

Changing Hard Drive Letters

September 12, 2013 by in Terry's Computer Tips


Learn how to assign a new drive letter on your Windows PC.

Make Windows 7 Hibernate

September 04, 2013 by in Terry's Computer Tips


Seem obvious how to make your Windows 7 system sleep and shutdown…but what about Hibernate?

Curious Case of the Vanishing Hard Drive


Terry purchased a new hard drive and had dreams of boundless storage space. Little did he know – that new space would be so difficult to locate.

Customize the Bottom Right Corner of Windows 7


Microsoft has called it the Status Area…now known as the Notifications Area…most just know it as the bottom right corner of Windows.

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