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Skype - More than just Free Phone Calls
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 1:57 PM
Skype - More than Free Phone Calls.

I finally invested some time in reading and using Skype. I know it is not new, however, it is really cool to use and Is mostly Free. Something really neat I found out is that I can make a Skype Call, minimize Skype, go to another program and Still Carry on the Conversation! I made a Video Skype call to California. While I was talking I was able to go to my email and send a file to the other person. Then I was able to talk him through the installation of remote
Napoleon Hill quotes
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 - 12:35 AM
“Many successful people have found opportunities in failure and adversity that they
could not recognize in more favorable circumstances.”
How to Delete Temporary Internet Files (clear cache)
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 1:11 AM
How to Delete Temporary Internet Files (clear cache)
In a previous comment titled “How to Defrag a Hard Drive in Windows XP” I stated that you should clear the temporary Internet files before doing the defrag. Here is How to Delete Temporary Internet Files and Cookies.

There are various computer programs that will delete the temporary Internet files, cookies, empty trash, and more. I like to use the free program CCleaner by Piriform. They state “Ccleaner is the number-one tool for
I will persist until I succeed...
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 - 9:29 PM

This is one of my favorite passages from The Greatest Salesman in the World.

“I will persist until I succeed. I will never consider defeat and I will remove from my vocabulary such words and phrases as quit, cannot, unable, impossible, out of the question, improbable, failure, unworkable, hopeless, and retreat; for they are the words of fools. I will avoid despair but if this disease of the mind should infect me then I will work on in despair. I will toil and I will endure. I will ignore the

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” Jim Rohn
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 3:00 PM
Free Download: f.lux Better lighting … for your computer
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 12:18 PM
    Free Download: f.lux Better lighting … for your computer

Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow? Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen? During the day, computer screens look good—they're designed to look like the sun. But, at 9PM, 10PM, or 3AM, you probably shouldn't be looking at the sun.

F.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and

Viirus and Spyware Definitions
Wednesday, October 05, 2011 - 3:35 AM
What is a computer Virus, Spyware, Malware, Trojan, or Worm?

A computer may have a Virus, Spyware, Malware, Trojan, or Worm, what the heck do these words mean?  In simple street terms it means the Computer is jacked up!  Seriously, the following are the definitions of the nasty programs.

Virus: Like a biological virus, a computer virus is something you don't want to get. Computer viruses are small programs or scripts that can negatively affect the health of your computer. These
Top 10 signs your computer may be infected with a virus
Saturday, October 01, 2011 - 2:55 PM

Top 10 signs your computer may be infected with a virus

#10 Unable to visit specific websites, which may include redirecting you to another

#9 New icons appear on the desktop

#8 Failure to open some programs, including security software.

#7  The computer stops responding, or it locks up frequently.

#6 The hard disk running more than usual

#5 The computer is running SLOOOWER and SLOOOWER

#4 You see pop-up ads, even if you're not on the Internet

#3 The computer won’t get on the internet

#2 You get
How to setup Home Page on Internet Explorer & Firefox
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 2:07 AM
Setting up your home page is very easy and fast.

Internet Explorer
  Go to the website you want for your home page.
  Click on Tools, Internet Options
  Click on use current
  Click on ok

Mozilla Firefox
  Go to the website(s) you want for your home page(s). *
  Click on Tools, Options
  Click on use current pages
  Click on ok.

* With FireFox you can have multiple tabs start up.
Add your Reviews and Testimonials here.
Monday, April 18, 2011 - 2:35 PM
Click on Comments to add your reviews and testimonials.
How to Do a Scandisk in Windows XP
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 2:26 PM
The Hard Drives in your computer are are constantly spinning. They are a mechanical device. Most mechanical devices have problems. You can't always know when your hard drive is going to Crash. One sign is when you get errors when you boot. Another warning sign is when you computer gets slower than usual. The goods news here is you can do some preventative maintenance on your computer very simply.
This process can generally take 1-2 hours depending on the size and speed of the disk drive in the
How to Defrag a Hard Drive in Windows XP
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 3:51 AM
How to Defrag a Hard Drive in Windows XP:

Caution: Close all programs before starting.

Double click on My Computer.
Right click on C:, choose properties (left click).
Single click (left mouse button) on tools .

Click on Defragment Now...

Click on (C:) so it is highlighted. Click on Defragment.

Instructions with Pictures on How to Defrag a Hard Drive in Windows XP
Cool (FREE) Computer Programs
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 12:11 AM
This Blog section is to discuss Cool Computer Programs that are FREE to use (for most Features)
Created this new Blog Page
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 - 5:57 PM
This is a new integrated Blog page on
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