Tag Archives: computer tricks

Changing Text Size Without Changing Screen Resolution

This tip is for Windows 7 A nice feature in Windows 7 is you can enlarge the text and icon size of desktop items, prompt windows and more, without having to change the actual screen resolution. Most monitors have a recommended screen resolution, and most wide screen monitors or laptops will show text, icons and… Read More »

Do not track lists

Do not track lists (and browser extensions) Windows XP, Windows Vista, Window 7 There’s a big brouhaha boiling over do-not-track lists. To make a complex thing simple – it take simple minds like ours to skim off the cream and leave the milk behind  -we’re going to give you nothing but cream: Do not track… Read More »

How to open programs as admin on Windows 7

Steve wants to know how to open programs as administrator on Win 7 Sometimes when I try your tips that run from a command prompt, it says I don’t have administrator rights or something like that to run that command. How do I fix that? I appreciate all your great tips. I just wish I… Read More »