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Netbooks generally lack CD or DVD drives, but installing Office 2010 Professional (or just about any software that comes on CD or DVD) only takes a few extra steps. Here’s one way to do it.
After a fresh install, Kindle for PC crashes with the message Amazon Kindle for PC Application has stopped working. Then it asks whether you want to Debug or Close program. Fortunately, there’s a work-around.
Secure your Google Chrome profile in 3 easy steps. Instead of using the Private Browsing feature, you can keep your history, cookies and other settings while securing your profile from prying eyes.
The Acer Aspire One netbook running Windows 7 Starter Edition won’t win any performance benchmarks. However, you can greatly improve this netbook’s responsiveness with some targeted tweaking.
The built-in wireless for the Thinkpad T400 gave me endless issues on Vista. Everything works perfectly for a while. Then all of a sudden it doesn’t work, and worst of all… nothing I do from the Vista network configuration windows can bring the wireless interface back up. The ThinkVantage wireless tools don’t help either and frequently the applications won’t load at all. When this happens, the only fix for me seems to be to reboot the machine. There is a work-around…
Not only is hibernate hidden from the shutdown/log-off options in Windows XP, it is also disabled by default. The procedure to enable hibernate is not difficult, but it took a while to figure out where the configuration settings were hidden. Hopefully posting it here will save someone some time.
If you’ve got some older systems or a new netbook that can’t quite handle Vista , you might be hanging onto Windows XP longer than you thought. Out of the box, XP and the new DST changes don’t get along. As a result of The U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005, the United States has an extended daylight saving period that lasts 3-4 weeks longer than in years prior to 2007. But there’s a fix!