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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Do You Know The Ctrl+Enter Trick?

» by February 26, 2010 at 8:30 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Today a great tip comes from guest blogger Jorge R. Hernandez. Jorge is a great computer repair technician who runs 123 Computer Repair Services ( in Florida. Since learning this ...more »

How To Force A Windows Program To Always Open Maximized

» by February 24, 2010 at 8:23 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, A question that I often hear from my clients is the following: How do I get my Windows applications to always open "maximized" (full screen)? They complain about always ...more »

Seven Steps To Create A Factory Default Recovery Disc

» by February 21, 2010 at 7:18 pm » Comments (2)

Hello everyone, It used to be that when you bought a new computer, the computer manufacturer (Dell, Toshiba, Gateway, HP, etc.) would include a couple of discs which contained a backup ...more »

Have You Seen “Big Dog?”

» by February 17, 2010 at 8:50 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, YouTube celebrated it's fifth birthday this week ( was registered as a domain name on February 14, 2005). From those humble beginnings YouTube has become a household name and ...more »

Ten Great Tech Links For Monday 2/15/2010

» by February 15, 2010 at 7:39 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, There is nothing like great, high quality tech articles full of valuable content. Today I would like to point you to ten more awesome tech links. Enjoy the ...more »

Midshipmen, Cadets, And Jumping Rope?

» by February 12, 2010 at 7:28 am » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, OK this one is for fun! I know this isn't exactly "tech", but I'm just so "blown away" by this video that I have to show it to you. ...more »

Do You Have Cable Confusion?

» by February 10, 2010 at 8:50 am » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, Even though I call myself "The Tech Professor", I must admit that the different categories of Ethernet Cable have me scratching my head! Some will enjoy the "geek speak" ...more »

How To Convert VHS Tapes To DVD

» by February 7, 2010 at 3:03 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I am living in an area of the country where there are many retirees. Many of these wonderful seniors have much of their most precious life memories (also movies, ...more »

Chronicle Of A Windows XP To Windows 7 Upgrade (Part 2)

» by February 5, 2010 at 7:05 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, In my last post ( I chronicled my exact steps when upgrading a clients PC from Windows XP to Windows 7. Once the new OS has been installed successfully you ...more »

Chronicle Of A Windows XP To Windows 7 Upgrade (Part 1)

» by February 3, 2010 at 8:10 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Today I upgraded a clients PC (Toshiba Satellite Laptop: A75-S229) from Windows XP to Windows 7. In this post I would like to tell you my exact steps from ...more »