Jun 21 2008

Prevent Vista From Accidentally Creating Duplicates when Copying Files

Have you ever been selecting a group of files to copy in Windows Explorer by holding down the Ctrl key then all of a sudden you find a bunch of duplicate files sitting in your folder. What happened you ask. Well this happens because you moved your mouse when you clicked on a file and […]

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Jun 14 2008

Assign a Drive Letter to your USB Device

With all the USB hard drives and Thumb drives now on the market I’m sure you have a few that you are connecting to your computer, and each time you connect them they may get a different drive letter depending on the order in which you connect them. Now if you are using any Automated […]

Jun 9 2008

How to Shut down Vista Using Just your Keyboard

Here’s a way to shut down your computer without using your mouse. It’s a cool little keyboard shortcut. Press the Windows key, (you know the one with the little flag) Press the right arrow key 3 times Press enter. Please visit our new site at The3List Why Do Bad Things Happen In 3″s.

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May 31 2008

Disable Autorun in Vista to Protect Against Malware Infections

All recent versions of widows contain features called AutoPlay and AutoRun. AutoPlay lets you choose which program to use to start different kinds of media, such as music CDs, or CDs or DVDs containing photos. For example, the first time you try to play a music CD, AutoPlay asks which media player you want to […]

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May 29 2008

How to Move an off Screen Window Back into View in Vista

This can be very frustrating when using multiple monitors or sometimes just by dragging windows around your screen, you get one to the edge of your display and then can’t seem to grab it in the right place to move it back where you want it. Then after 15 minutes of cussing you give up […]

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May 22 2008

Add your Own Custom Logo and Support Info into Vista

PC vendors often customize the System Properties screen to show off their logo and to add support info you can readily see,but if you built your own computer or build them for other people you can customize your System Properties screen to show your logo and support information or anything else you want. To see […]

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May 17 2008

How to Play your Ripped DVD vob Files in Vista Media Center

Over the years I have amassed a large DVD collection of over 600 movies and trying to catalog them and store the cases has become quite a chore. I tried Excel spreadsheets and Access databases with varying degree’s of success. I can’t count how many times I bought a move at a store then got […]

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