Category Archives: General

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Just a Snippet I came across

How many times have you wanted to be able to cut just a little piece out of a screen display, be it from an advert, an internet picture or just some text somewhere on your screen?   Up till now … Continue reading

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My bad start to 2016

Happy 2016 – I wish you all a successful and prosperous year. Now that I have started ‘working’ again – IT-buddy at the library today was a waste of time as nobody turned up. So my two hours reserved for … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Gadgets

Have you ever lost your Win7 gadgets? You went out in the morning and they were there, you came back late and they were gone! Swear, swear! How to get them back? This might work; at least it did for … Continue reading

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Just another week as an IT-buddy

My first student on Wednesday was a partial sighted young man who had problems with the settings on his laptop. Especially as he could/can only sit at the laptop for about an hour at the most. I was auto-upgraded to … Continue reading

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A great tool “Windows Live Writer”

I was downloading Microsoft’s “Windows Essentials for a user who uses “Windows Live Mail” and as I, when installing only what the user needed,  noticed a program I hadn’t seen before: “Windows Live Writer” as well as the usual “Photo … Continue reading

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Microsoft Movie Maker

Have you ever on your smart-phone or your camera shot a whole movie upside down or sideways? When you came to look at it you could have cried! What do you do now? Don’t worry; Microsoft can help you here. … Continue reading

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Check for duplicated files

How many duplicated files have you got? Have you ever wondered if you have backed-up or copied a file to somewhere? Have you ever wondered if and how many versions of the same file you have stored on your pc? … Continue reading

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Easy merge of PDF files

I was scanning a booklet into PDF formatted files; but I really only wanted one file and couldn’t remember how to make the scanner do the work. So I looked around and found this easy and free software: PDFbinder (and … Continue reading

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Further progress moving to another site host

There were some widgets missing that I had to find and install. I like the Image widget & and as you can see I found it. I also wanted something for WordPress to automatic Tweet my posts when published and … Continue reading

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Joy of being an IT Buddy

I have now been working as a volunteer in CMK Library since January 2014 and I am thoroughly enjoying it, even to the extent that instead of 2 hours 1 day a week, I am doing 3 hours twice a week. … Continue reading

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