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How to disable User Account Control (UAC) for startup programs on my Windows computer?

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

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Tweet User Account Control (UAC) is a security feature found in Windows Vista and Windows 7. UAC helps prevent unauthorized changes to your computer, but may get very annoying, especially if you try to launch certain programs on startup. There’s a quick workaround for this though. Go to Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories [...]

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How To Convert G2M3 Encoded WMV Video Files Into Standard WMV Video Files

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

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Tweet The G2M3 codec is a codec that GoToMeeting uses. Not all computers, including Macs, can play videos encoded with the G2M3 codec. To convert videos encoded with the G2M3 codec into the normal WMV video codec so that any computer can play it, you need to download the Window Media Encoder and convert the [...]

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How To Solve The Problem Of Always Having To Log On To A Network Drive In Windows

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Tweet If you try to map a network drive in Windows, and use different user credentials, you’ll realise that you’ll need to always type in the username and password every single session. If you shut down your computer everyday, that means you’ll need to do this on a daily basis. This is horrible too, if [...]

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How To Open All Mailto Links With GMail Automatically in Firefox

Monday, March 14, 2011

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Tweet The great thing about Firefox is that it has a built-in option to set mailto links to open up in GMail. That means you don’t have to stick with Outlook or Thunderbird or any of the desktop programs. To change your mailto handler in Firefox, just go to Tools > Options > Applications tab, [...]

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How To Disable GTalk (Google Talk) On Your Android Phone

Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Tweet I wanted to use both Windows Live and GTalk while on my Android phone, and I didn’t want the default GTalk app to run anymore, since there wasn’t much of a point running two apps for that when one would do. It seemed like there were only 2 popular apps in the market for [...]

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How To Set A Different Ringtone For Emails and SMSes/Texts For Android Phones

Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Tweet It bugged me for a while, but I was wondering why emails and SMSes had the same ringtone, because there seemed to be only an option to set “notification ringtones” in Android’s settings. This was a bother, because I get tonnes of emails, and I want to be able to differentiate them from SMSes, [...]

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