Category: Windows

This is most likely to apply to people who sometimes run their laptop with a second monitor attached. It’s a little different for me. I usually run two monitors on my desktop. My second monitor is down because I gave its’ power cord to my friend who needed it for their computer.…

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Unless you live under a rock, you know that Windows 10 was released last week. Windows 10 is the successor to Windows 8 and 8.1. For the first time in history Microsoft is giving away free upgrades. Anyone running Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or the Release Preview builds of 10 gets…

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If you’re looking for the appdata folder in Windows maybe to copy over your Filezilla sites, the old %appdata% trick in the search box doesn’t work. The trick still works in the run dialog. Open up a Run box (Win Key + R), type %appdata% and press enter, your appdata folder…

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The appdata folder on windows is just what it sounds like. It’s a folder that stores application data for some programs. Most programs store some of their application data in the registry and some of it in appdata folder. Your appdata folder is an important folder to back up in…

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In order to get at certain folders and files within Windows you will need to show hidden files and folders. In Windows XP: Open My Computer and click on Tools > Folder Options > Click on the View tab > and select Show Hidden Files and Folders On Windows Vista/…

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A command prompt is simply a way of manipulating files and running scripts via text command instead of the pointing and clicking of a mouse. Command prompts are the original way of navigating computers. Before Windows there was DOS which was nothing but a command prompt. For some tutorials here…

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