Use Google Chrome to open PDF files

Are you sick of Adobe and other PDF readers? Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 You will need Google Chrome browser installed Are you tired of Adobe’s security flaws which seem to need to be patched every week. Are you tired of freeware PDF readers that suddenly decide they’re not going to be free anymore, or try to… Read More »

Joan asks about our recommendation of IncrediMail

Joan asks about our recommendation of IncrediMail TC and EB You Are The Best! Cloudeight is a Godsend! I have sent you a few queries in the past, and you have responded quickly and succinctly. I thank you for those times. When I made to switch from Windows XP to Windows Vista…then Windows 7, I finally had to… Read More »

Nine tips for saving battery power

A tip for users of laptops, smartphones, and tablet computers 1. Keep out of temperature extremes. Extreme heat and extreme cold can cause your battery to drain more quickly. 2. Most of us keep our screens at maximum brightness, and this is a huge cause of battery drain. Try reducing brightness by 10% increments and you may be… Read More »

Some Windows 7 Quick-tips for you

Many of you are now using Windows 7. Some of the more affluent among you received a new Windows 7 computer for Christmas. Quick-tips are tips you can learn and use quickly. See? Quick-tips? Got it? Here are a few Quick-tips for those of you who are now using Windows 7: Windows 7 Quickie – You can minimize… Read More »

Temporarily Disable Automatic Reboot in Windows Vista or Windows 7

Temporarily Disable Windows Update’s Automatic Reboot in Windows Vista or Windows 7 Windows Vista / Windows 7 So you’re in the middle of doing something important on your computer when the “Restart your computer to finish installing important updates” dialog comes up, and asks you to restart your computer. The quick way to disable the reboot for the… Read More »