Prism: Run Any Site as Standalone Applications

Posted by Thomas On October - 28 - 2010

Thanks to advances in web technology, you can these days get tons of free Web Applications to suit your every need. These applications are increasingly powerful and usable. As a result, applications like Gmail, Facebook and Google Docs are soaring in popularity.

Unfortunately the web browser, which was originally designed for reading documents, is not an ideal environment for running applications. It is frustrating and time-consuming to wade through a mass of browser windows and tabs just to find your email client. Unstable applications can slow down or crash your entire browser. And many of the conveniences offered by modern operating systems are unavailable to Web Applications running in the browser.

Introducing PRISM…

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Top 10 Tips for Getting the Most out of Windows 7 Libraries

Posted by Rich On October - 21 - 2010

add libraries 00 Windows 7: Add Libraries [How To]

Libraries were introduced with Windows 7; these libraries are special folders with special views. They are “special” because each library is an aggregate of many different folders. The default libraries include pictures, videos, music, and documents. The data in these folders is a mix of personal files and publicly shared files on the computer/network.

In this guide, we share the top 10 tips for getting the most out of Windows 7 Libraries. If we missed a tip that you feel should be included, let us know in the comments. Here’s a preview of the 10 tips:

  1. Add a New Library
  2. Customize Library Icons
  3. Delete a Library
  4. Share or Collaborate Using Libraries
  5. Change a Library’s Default Save Location
  6. Change the display order with a Library
  7. Backup Files and folders using Library
  8. Remove folders from a Library
  9. Open Explorer Into My Computer Instead Of Libraries
  10. Enable or Disable Libraries

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Automatically Logon as a Specific User [How To]

Posted by Spazz On October - 20 - 2010

Ever needed to have Windows log on as a specific user automatically without touching the PC. You might wonder where you could possibly need this.

We have two PC’s with each a 42” LCD TV connected as the screen. We use them as electronic billboards in the canteens. These PC’s are locked in a steel cabinet, so they are not easily reachable should the power go down in order to restart them. I needed to figure out a way to have this happen automatically.

There are a few steps you need to achieve this.

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File Type Errors Related to DVD/CD Software and Methods to Solve Them

Posted by Guest Post On October - 16 - 2010

In this guest post, James Ricketts explores how to solve file type errors related to DVD/CD software. Learn more about James at the conclusion of this post.

Are your encountering file type errors while using your DVD/CD software?

If yes, then this article will guide you on how to rectify these errors. The following topics are covered in detail in this article:

  • Examples of file types associated with this popular DVD/CD software
  • Common causes of file type errors
  • Steps to rectify file type errors related to DVD/CD software

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Best Methods for Repairing PC Errors Related to Audio Files

Posted by Guest Post On October - 15 - 2010

In this guest post, James Ricketts explores repairing PC errors related to audio files. Learn more about James at the conclusion of this post.

We all love to listen to music and play games on or computer; therefore, it is never a pleasant experience to come across errors related to audio files. In today’s world, entertainment is something we all want instantly and uninterrupted, and any delay in this can be frustrating.

The good news is that you can deal with most of these errors on your own, provided you understand what the reasons for the errors are, and how to go about solving them. In this article, we will discuss a few important audio file extensions, and how to deal with error messages related to them.

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Organize Your Files with an Intuitive and Structured File System

Posted by Deck Hazen On October - 8 - 2010

How many times have you downloaded a file to your hard drive then could not find it again? How many times have you downloaded a file, found it, stored it somewhere, then couldn’t find it again? How many times have you looked at your “My Documents” folder and thought ‘what a mess!’.

The sad truth is that having a great collection of things – be it software programs or even garden tools – is useless if you can’t lay your hands on an item in a timely fashion.

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