Monthly Archives: July 2012

Windows 8 Coming Out October 26th

If you’re in the market for a new computer, you might want to wait until October 26 – that’s when Windows 8 will be coming out. Your other options are to buy the upgrade for $40 or buy a Windows … Continue reading

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How to Combine a Still Picture With Video for a Cliplet

Cliplets are easy way to create a video with a static background, but part of the picture is moving. Here’s the link where you can download the software: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/cliplets/ Here’s also a YouTube video with some more details.

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Windows 8 Tips

I’m putting together a file where I can keep all my tips. Close an App – Alt- F4. Remove an App – right click on the app and choose uninstall. Top left hand corner – look up there to see … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Miscellaneous Tips

How to Add/Remove Folders to a Library http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/include-folders-in-a-library    

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Web Page – How to See the Code in Chrome

Every once in a while I will want to see the code behind a link on a web page. This is how to do it in Chrome. Option #1 – Right click on the link you want to show – … Continue reading

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Downloading Free eBooks from the Library

Since I’ve had some trouble doing this, I thought I’d explain the process I went through to to get this to work. This is for the St. Louis County Library, but may work with other libraries. – Download and install … Continue reading

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Windows 8 – Only $40.00

I just found a new post that indicates that users of Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7┬ácan upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for only $40.00. The offer starts when Windows 8 become available and ends Jan. 31, 2013. They also … Continue reading

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