Quickbooks Advertising

I use QuickBooks 2014 and have become annoyed with the up selling that create popups whenever I start the program.  Now I am getting script error messages because there is something corrupted within the popup ad.  How do I get rid of the ads? You can’t.  However, if you change the way you use the … Read more

Flip and Rotate Video Utility

Have ever created a video or downloaded a video only to find out it is upside down or rotated incorrectly?  To make it worse, the video is a clip of something that cannot be replicated, such as a graduation, event or a moment in time.  What do you do? You can download a free flip … Read more

Moving Mac files to a PC

What should be an easy process is made difficult because of the different file types each system uses.  PC’s cannot easily read Mac files, so transferring them to a PC is not possible, unless… There is a utility called HFSExplorer that will allow you to access data on the mac drive and extract it (copy), … Read more

Protected View in Word

If your Word program opens reasonably fast but not so when you click on a file to open, either locally or over a network, the issue may have to do with a setting that handles Protected View. What is PV?  “Files from the Internet and from other potentially unsafe locations can contain viruses, worms, or … Read more

Missing Date: Quick Tip

In the bottom right hand corner of the screen is the date and time.  The time shows but not the date.  What happened? A setting is preventing the date from appearing under the time.  To resolve this right click on the Start bar, click Properties and uncheck the option to “Use small taskbar buttons.”  The … Read more

Getting rid of the Win10 upgrade reminder

Windows 10 has proven to be a pretty nice upgrade from Windows 7.  However, if you do not want to upgrade, how do you get rid of the reminder that continually pops up near the clock?  You can, and it will not prevent you from downloading the new operating system later on.  Remember, the software … Read more

Keyboard Shortcuts: Dual Monitors

Having dual monitors allows you to open programs on different screens.  This is a very efficient solution when the user constantly needs to “alt-tab” between programs.  Open one program and drag it to the second screen, then open the next on the main screen is the process. There are some programs, typically industry specific types … Read more

Windows 10 Tips – The Look

With over 200 million devices running Win10 it may help to know there are a several tips that can make the OS easier and more convenient.  This is the third in a series of Tips that will allow the end user to customize Win10 to their liking. Changing the color and background picture may not … Read more

Windows 10 Tips – Privacy

With over 200 million devices running Win10 it may help to know there are a several tips that can make the OS easier and more convenient.  This is the second in a series of Tips that will allow the end user to customize Win10 to their liking. This version of Windows stores more data about … Read more

Windows 10 Tips – Start Menu

With over 200 million devices running Win10 it may help to know there are a several tips that can make the OS easier and more convenient.  This is the first in a series of Tips that will allow the end user to customize Win10 to their liking. Starting with the Start menu, you can click … Read more