Computer Repair & Information Techology (IT)

Computer Repair and Information Technology articles helpful for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users

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    Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP

Here are some helpful keyboard shortcuts that will help you save time and be more efficient while typing and working.

Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts
Alt + D Select the address bar
Alt + Enter Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item
Alt + P Display the preview pane
Alt+Left Arrow View the previous folder
Alt + Right Arrow View the next folder
Alt + Up Arrow View the parent folder
Ctrl + E Select the search box
Ctrl + Mouse scroll […]

Best BlackBerry Keypad Shortcuts: Bold, Torch, Curve, Storm

Blackberrys are becoming more and more popular, and just like with computers; there are ways that you can tweak your electronics for ease of use. If you disable dialing from the homescreen, it opens up your phone to many possibilities. With all the apps that are now readily available for download, this helps a lot to quickly get to which app you want.

To do this, go into your Phone options by going to Send […]

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    How To Install Media Player Classic And Stretch Your Video Frame

How To Install Media Player Classic And Stretch Your Video Frame

In this tutorial I will walk you through installing Media Player Classic and stretch your video frame; to get rid of the black strips you get on the bottom and top of your screen (or right to left).

I use Media Player Classic for its user-friendly interface, tiny memory usage, and retro look. I have been using this player since I found it several years ago, and it’s still the best I’ve found.

Okay, let’s get […]

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    How to Back-Up Emails From Microsoft Outlook Using PST Files

How to Back-Up Emails From Microsoft Outlook Using PST Files

In this post I will show you how to import and export your email, contacts, calendars, etc. from Microsoft Outlook 2007. This is something people often forget to do when reformatting a PC. The worst part is most local email services don’t keep your emails on their servers; ie: Once your emails are downloaded into Outlook; they are deleted off their servers. They do this because it means they dont need as much storage; […]

The Power of Search in Windows 7 and Vista

The search bar in both Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 is very helpful and something I use everyday. As the hover text says “search programs and files”; you can search through everything on your hard drive(s) with either a short or long description.

The search scans through your documents, programs, emails, etc. almost instantly and accurately. It also has a memory, so the more often you click a certain result for a keyword it […]