Articles tagged: basics

My Mother

Tip of the Day: Back Up

Folder Shortcut

Tip of the Day: Drag and Drop a Shortcut to Your Desktop

Triple-click Copy Paste

Tip of the Day: Don’t Re-Type that URL

Make a Shortcut

Tip of the Day: Create a Shortcut to a Folder

Are You Sure?

Tip of the Day: the Difference Between Delete and Shift-Delete

Outlook.com in the address bar

Tip of the Day: the Difference Between a Website and a Program

Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: Use Windows File Explorer to Explore Files

Drag select

Tip of the Day: Select Multiple Items with the Mouse

Move, Copy, Make a Shortcut

Tip of the Day: Move, Copy, or Create Shortcut

Restore Trash

Tip of the Day: Restore Trash

Taskbar Icons

Tip of the Day: Large and Small Taskbar Icons

Permanently Delete File

Tip of the Day: the Recycle Bin Isn’t Always Used

Save and Save-As

Tip of the Day: “Save” Versus “Save As”

Right Click in Explorer

Tip of the Day: When in Doubt, Right-click

Are You Sure?

Tip of the Day: Never Ignore “Are You Sure?”

JPG Graduation

Tip of the Day: JPG or PNG?

F5

Tip of the Day: F5 for Refresh

Typing

Tip of the Day: Learn to Type

The Best! Really!

Tip of the Day: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Help!

Tip of the Day: Provide Enough Information When Asking for Help

Read The Friendly Message

Tip of the Day: Read What’s on the Screen

Page Down and Page Up

Tip of the Day: Page Up and Down

Tip of the Day: Protect Your Personal Information

CTRL+Click for New Tab

Tip of the Day: CTRL+Click to Open New Tabs

Copying a URL in Edge

Tip of the Day: Sharing URLs

Kaputt - It's Busted!

Tip of the Day: Remember, Hardware Can Break

Run "As Administrator"

Tip of the Day: Run “As” Administrator

Mouse Selection Techniques

Tip of the Day: Mouse Selection Techniques

Shouting

Tip of the Day: DON’T YELL!

Home Page in Internet Explorer

Tip of the Day: Change Your Browser’s Home Page

Clicking the icon to minimize and restore an app

Tip of the Day: Minimize and Restore Programs Quickly Using the Taskbar

Windows File Types or Extensions

Tip of the Day: File Extensions

Use Stronger Passwords

Tip of the Day: Use Stronger Passwords

About menu item

Tip of the Day: Explore Help About

Plug

Tip of the Day: Never Just Pull the Plug

Search Ad

Tip of the Day: the Difference Between a Search Result and an Ad

Selection by Range

Tip of the Day: Multiple Item Selection

Ctrl+C In Action

Tip of the Day: Abort Command Prompt Programs with Ctrl+C

Windows File Explorer Showing Thumbnails

Tip of the Day: Icons Versus Thumbnails

Spacebar Push

Tip of the Day: Scroll a Web Page with a Space

Magnifier lens

Tip Of The Day: the Magnifier App

Copying a File

Tip Of The Day: Move Versus Copy

File Explorer on This PC

Tip Of The Day: Windows File Explorer

Dusty Computer

Tip Of The Day: Dust is Your Enemy

Properties

Tip of the Day: Play with Properties

Start Button

Tip of the Day: Many Ways to Start

Searching for Gmail

Tip of the Day: Address Bar or Search?

File Explorer

Tip of the Day: What Is File Explorer, Anyway?

Hiding Cortana

Tip of the Day: Hiding Cortana

Grandparents Grave

Tip of the Day: History, Graveyards and Over-sharing