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Yes, a Microsoft Office for iPad is Finally in the Works

Oct 11th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

Yes, a Microsoft Office for iPad is Finally in the Works

Microsoft has finally confirmed something that iPad owners have wanted for some time: Microsoft is actively developing a version of Microsoft Office for the iPad. Microsoft’s on-the-way-out CEO Steve Ballmer confirmed the news at a business event in Florida, where he said that Microsoft will release Office for iPad as soon as a touch-friendly Office version for Windows is released. An Offi

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New Open Source, Browser-based Office Replacement Aims to Win Over Budget Minded PC Users

May 23rd 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

New Open Source, Browser-based Office Replacement Aims to Win Over Budget Minded PC Users

Today, Microsoft Office remains the most popular office software suite on the market today. But Office is facing increased competition from free, open-source alternatives. Right now, the two major open-source competitors to Microsoft Office are Google Docs and Open Office. While not perfect, these two software programs are helping budget-minded PC users access the Microsoft Office documents the

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How to Change your Windows 7 Login Screen

Jan 14th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

How to Change your Windows 7 Login Screen

If you have a password or multiple accounts setup with your Windows 7 computer, then you probably see your login screen multiple times per day. But the plain old Windows 7 login screen can get boring after a while. Microsoft doesn’t provide an easy way to change your Windows login screen. Changing that screen requires you to either a) Edit registry entries or b) Download and install free thir

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How to Get Rid of the Pointless “Windows is checking for a solution…” Message After a Crash

Jan 13th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

How to Get Rid of the Pointless “Windows is checking for a solution…” Message After a Crash

You have to give Microsoft credit: adding a “Windows is checking for a solution to the problem…” message to the screen after every program crash sounded like a good idea in theory. But in actual practice, Windows never finds a solution to that problem, and users have to spend a few minutes extra staring at their screen before they can start using their computer once more. Fortunately, the

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What is the Blue Screen of Death?

Apr 13th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

What is the Blue Screen of Death?

If you’ve spent any time on computer repair websites, then you may have heard users talking about something called the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). But what is the Blue Screen of Death? And why is it such a bad thing for your computer? Let’s find out. First, the Blue Screen of Death pops up when something has gone wrong with the hardware or software on your computer. It usually features an

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How to Access Windows God Mode – Change All Settings With A Single Click

Mar 21st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

How to Access Windows God Mode – Change All Settings With A Single Click

If you’re sick of navigating through folders and control panels trying to find the options you need, then you probably appreciate the ‘search’ feature in Windows 7, which allows you to type in a few keywords in order to find any tool or application that you require. But what if you don’t want to type in the name of each individual application in order to change your computer settings? T

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How to Share a Printer Between Windows XP and Windows 7

Mar 20th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

How to Share a Printer Between Windows XP and Windows 7

Configuring printers on a network can be difficult, especially if you have no experience in PC tech support. Fortunately, Windows 7 has made printer sharing easier than ever. Today, we’re going to show you how to easily share a printer between two computers running Windows XP and Windows 7. This walkthrough assumes that your printer is already connected to your Windows XP machine and that you

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How to Hide Folders in Windows 7

Mar 19th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

How to Hide Folders in Windows 7

If you have sensitive data on your PC, then you may not want it on your desktop for everybody to see. Instead, using Windows 7, you can easily protect your private documents from prying eyes by following the walkthrough we’ve listed below. This method will make it impossible for anybody to even see your folder. While some people choose to encrypt their folders to protect sensitive data, this

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How to Set Windows 7 to Automatically Login to your Account

Mar 18th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

How to Set Windows 7 to Automatically Login to your Account

If you’re like most PC users, then you hate waiting for your PC to boot up. On older computers, the startup sequence can take several minutes to complete, and even newer PCs can have boot time problems – particularly if there is a lot of software installed. Fortunately, there is one easy way to speed up your startup sequence. By setting Windows to automatically login to your account without

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How to Extend the Windows 7 Trial from 30 Days to 120

Mar 16th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

How to Extend the Windows 7 Trial from 30 Days to 120

If you have recently installed the trial version of Windows 7, then you may not want that trial to end after just 30 days. With so many features and extra tools to discover, you may need more time to decide whether you want to buy it or not. To help you make this decision, we're going to show you how to easily extend your Windows 7 trial from 30 days to 120. This does not require a product key

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