Do you like Microsoft Office but don’t want to pay for the programs? Maybe you don’t use it very often or just don’t have the money. Well there is a solution, it is limited version, but free.Continue reading
There are many websites that most people go to daily or quite often. If you do not want to type the website address there are several options for a shortcut. You can create a favorite in your favorite browser, create a shortcut on the desktop, or pin the website to the start menu (Windows 8).Continue reading
When browsing the internet or going to your favorite website sometimes you get a message that the website not found or connection failed or other messages. Sometimes just reloading the webpage fixes the issue but sometimes it don’t. So the question then becomes is it your computer or the website.Continue reading
Computers and devices sometimes freeze. No matter what brand or type of device it is, it could happen. So what do you do if your iPhone for example freezes and won’t do anything?
Should I install toolbars? No, in my opinion. There are many websites and programs that have toolbars you can install for your browser. I have seen a lot of toolbars from google, bing, coupon finders, and games. Continue reading
I have a new website name for my blog. I have moved it from www.jeffmurrays.com/wp to www.techtipsandhints.com. I have tested most links that I could and everything seems to be redirecting smoothly, but if you see any issues please let me know.
Computer users seem to get younger and younger every day. When I was growing up I didn’t really use a computer until I was in my teens and that was only a little at school. I now work at a school and they use computers as early as Kindergarten! This is the reason why parental controls have become even more important.Continue reading
Goggle search has become one of the most popular search engines there are. As an IT person, I cannot know everything. No one knows everything about the job they do. When I come across something that I don’t know how to do I search using Google. There are some tricks that can help you find what you are looking for.Continue reading
After some time using your computer, you may notice that it getting slow or just not running the way it should. With Windows 8/8.1 there are some new options that you can do to fix this. Maybe you want to sell or give away a computer and want to remove everything, you can reset your PC easily in Windows 8.Continue reading
If you have a Windows operating system you need to be concerned about viruses, spyware, and adware. More now than in the past, other operating systems (Mac and Linux) are being focused on a little more, but none even close to Windows. Why? Because it’s the most popular and will have the biggest impact. There are MANY antivirus, anti-spyware, and ad-ware removal tools/programs. The most important thing is HAVE them. Continue reading