Archive for September, 2007

See calender with one click

Question: In order to save time, I want to have a look at the calendar with one or two clicks. Hoe can I do this?

Answer: There are two ways in which you can do with Windows Vista.

Method 1 – Just click on the time figure located at the right side of the Task bar. This is the best option.
Clock 1
Method 2 – Place a calender widget on your Vista sidebar. (To see how to add a widget, click HERE) To quickly view the sidebar just click on the sidebar icon in the Current running program icons. See picture below.
Running programs icons 1

September 29, 2007 at 9:27 am Leave a comment

Add widget to Vista Sidebar

Question: How do I add a widget to my Vista Sidebar?

Answer: To add a widget, click on the small plus/add button located at the top of the sidebar. In the pop-up window, you will see a range of commonly used widgets. To add a widget, double-click the widget.

NOTE: If there is a widget that you want that is not there, click the ‘Get more gadgets online‘ link. This will direct you to Windows Live Gallery which is a service where you can select different widgets for Vista and also other Windows Live Services.
vista widgets menu

September 29, 2007 at 9:27 am 5 comments

Drag widgets off sidebar to desktop

Question: How do I make a widget on the Windows Vista sidebar to appear on my desktop instead of on the sidebar.

Answer: To do this, you simply just drag the widget to anywhere on your desktop. It is very simple. Take a look at the screenshot below.

sidebar widget to desktop 1

September 29, 2007 at 8:44 am Leave a comment

Freeware of the week:Mz Ultimate Tweaker

This week’s freeware pick is called ‘Mz Ultimate Tweaker’. This free program will help to optimize your computer for better performance and productivity. Some things that it does and have are: Hardware tweaks, system tweaks, internet Booster, WMP tweaks, Clean up tools and much more.

Also, this program is certified and received a four star rating from Softpedia.

Please note that this program is only for Windows XP. An equivalent program for Windows Vista will be published next week. For a much more detailed review that looks into the heart of Mz Ultimate Tweaker and the download page, please click HERE

September 28, 2007 at 4:07 am 3 comments

Site Report: Why the slow traffic?

I don’t know why but I am getting very low traffic since yesterday. I normally have 100-200 visitors daily but yesterday, the figures dropped to 69! I was totally shocked! And today, I received even less traffic! What’s going on? I don’t know the answer to this question. If you do, please tell me by making a comment.

[This is a blog status post]

September 27, 2007 at 9:46 am 2 comments

Open a Website Without Typing www and .Com

Question: How do I open a website without typing the www. and .com

Solution: You can avoid typing ‘www’ and ‘com’ by doing the following:

Type the URL of the website with out www. and .com in the address bar. Then press ‘Ctrl+Enter‘. You web browser will automatically add www. and .com for you!
NOTE: But remember, you have to use either Internet Explorer 7 or Mozilla Firefox 2.0 +

URL short cut 1

September 27, 2007 at 3:18 am 5 comments

Pin programs to start menu

Question: How do I pin a program to the start menu so that every time I click the Start button, a short cut for the program will appear.

Answer: You can pin a program tot he start menu by doing the following:
1) Browse through the programs list and right-click the program that you want to the pinned.
2) Click on ‘Pin to Start Menu‘.

The selected program should be now pinned to the Start Menu.

Pin to start menu 1Pin to start menu 2

September 27, 2007 at 2:28 am Leave a comment

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