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    March 2022

    31 March
    • Remove password from a Word document

      In any Microsoft Word version, including Word 2010, you can password protect your documents to restrict unauthorized access to your documents. However, at any time you can decide to remove your password to freely access your docs. Read on to discover how to remove the password from a Word 2010 document.

    30 March
    29 March
    • Limit uploads and downloads speed in Google Drive

      Google Drive offers users the option to limit uploads and downloads on documents stored in the cloud. Setting limits on your documents can help with security and editing. Here's how to limit the upload and download rates in Google Drive.

    • How to calculate VAT in Excel: formula

      In this article we will take a quick look at simple formulas in Excel, especially the calculation of VAT and inclusive of the sale price (including tax) for a purchase price without VAT (tax).

    • Unlock password protected Excel file: Macro

      It is possible to create a macro in an Excel sheet that unlock the sheet which is already protected by a password. Users can easily prepare a document in the sheet and then lock it again with a password. Sometimes the password-protected sheet cannot be opened. A specific command or keywords need to be typed in to create a macro in Excel.

    28 March
    27 March
    • How to change Scribus theme

      If you would like to change the look of Scribus follow the simple steps outlined in the article below.

    • Mark sheet grade formula in Excel: template

      Mathematical and logical operations can be performed on a Microsoft Excel workbook with the help of formulas. One of the most common uses of Excel is to compare rows of data by using an IF statement. When applied, this function can be used in an array of professional situations, from finding errors in extensive company financial statements to preparing student grades from marks.

    • How to turn off Bing search suggestions

      Learn how to disable search suggestions on Bing, which can be quite handy when experiencing a slow internet connection. Simply follow the procedure below.

    • Recover deleted PST file: Outlook, from hard drive, free

      What is a PST File? The PST File of Microsoft Outlook is a useful application that allows the storage of Outlook emails for both received and sent emails in the hard drive of the computer. Fundamentally, it allows you to break down your backed-up information into smaller, more manageable files. There is, however, a great risk of corruption of this archive PST file that an Outlook data file is often backed-up to. Therefore, it is always advisable to keep a backup of the PST file in a network driv

    • IES light Vray 3DS max tutorial: tutorial

      In this article we're going to demonstrate the IES lights effect, using a basic scene and Vray IES lights, you can download a lot of free IES file from the web, just google it. You can download the scene from here.

    25 March
    • How to open Internet Explorer private browsing

      Opening a web browser in private mode is an excellent way to prevent prying eyes or outside sources from seeing what you're looking at or accessing your email account due to cookies lying around. In this short article, we will show you how to launch Internet Explorer in InPrivate Browsing mode.

    24 March
    • How to enter a new line in Skype

      You may have noticed that pressing the Enter key while composing on Skype automatically sends the message. Depending on your needs, It can be beneficial to know how to start a new line. Here we will explain everything you need to know to master that part of skype and ease your composing process.

    • Microsoft Edge Chromium: how to use, download

      Edge Chromium, the new version of Microsoft's browser that has replaced the old Internet Explorer, has so many advantages over its predecessor that it has become the second most used browser after Google Chrome. Faster and lighter, with better performance and compatibility, Edge Chromium has a lot to offer. If you want to try it out but don't know how it works, this article explains everything you need to know to get the most out of it.

    • Switch language on your website: via html, automatically

      Automatic language switching lets you create a multi-lingual website. Switching between multiple languages is done using special tags, plug-ins or an embedded code. The auto language switching plug-in lets users choose a language for the site, and enables the content to be displayed into the desired language. This article will show you how to switch languages automatically on your site.

    • How to increase cache size: Firefox

      The Firefox cache temporarily stores various pieces of information from the websites you visit in order to increase browser speed and performance. By default, Firefox has a maximum cache size of 50 MB. However, there are two methods that you may use to increase the browser's maximum cache size.

    23 March
    22 March
    • How to remove leading apostrophe in Excel

      You may end up with an Excel sheet with lots of cells with a leading apostrophe, which tells Excel to interpret the cell content as a text. It may not be very pleasant and makes all the other formulas using those cells not work. So here we explain to you how to cleverly remove all the leading apostrophes.

    • Reset Firefox about config to default

      You may end up in a situation where you need to reset all your Firefox preferences to troubleshoot and fix problems, or because you just want to restore the default settings. Here we tell you everything you need to do in order to reset the preferences back to default.

    • Enable the Opera bookmarks bar

      In this tutorial you will learn how to enable the Bookmarks bar for the latest version of the Opera web browser. This feature is not enabled by default so read on for all the information.

    • Change your Skype display name: PC, cell phone

      When you initially create your Skype account, you are asked for your Skype name and also your display name. Under pressure, some users may have put a display name they may later wish to change. Fear not though, while you cannot change your Skype name, it is actually fairly easy to change your display name, and here's how.

    • CC and BCC in emails: meaning, difference

      Most email clients, including Gmail, Yahoo, Microsoft Outlook, Live Mail, and Mozilla Thunderbird, give you the ability to send a single email to a large number of recipients. You can usually either choose to do so by CCing, which stands for "carbon copying," the recipients or by BCCing, or "blind carbon copying," them. Read on to see how to use it and what's the difference between these two.

    • How to create a group chat in Viber: Android, iPhone

      Viber is a popular instant messaging app that allows users to send instant messages, images, files and create group chats to send everything they want to their friends, family, or coworker. We explain to you everything you need to know to create group chats in Viber.

    • Excel send value to another cell

      Doing calculations and settling regular records in Microsoft can be done by formulas in the Excel Office software. Sending values of a cell in Excel to target can be performed by column value copy and paste value to the target cell. In this article we will analyse a problem related to it.

    • How to uninstall Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

      Sometimes, it may become impossible to uninstall or update Adobe Acrobat Reader. Adobe Acrobat Reader is a popular and a useful tool for reading documents and any Office software is incomplete without it. Updates to Acrobat Reader are available on a regular basis for free and should be installed for best results. At times, there may be problems when trying to update or uninstall Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    • Turn off message preview on Viber

      Each time that you receive a new message on Viber, a small notification containing part of the text message (a preview), will be displayed on the screen of your device. To disable this message preview feature on Viber, follow the below procedure.

    21 March
    • Show more recently opened files in Photoshop

      Photoshop saves the last 30 files you have opened and displays them in the Recent Files list (File > Open recent), but only the last 10 items will be available! Follow these steps to set the number of items for recently opened files.

    • How to add document properties in Word

      Microsoft Word can be configured to print documents with the document properties information. In order to do so, the option for Print Document Properties has to be enabled. Document properties include information related to the creation of the document, authors, modification dates, number of revisions etc.If you want your print-outs to include these properties, then you should follow the steps outlined below.

    • How to create a Firefox account: Sync, Pocket

      If you would like to take advantage of all the features that the Mozilla Firefox web browser has to offer, you will need to create Firefox account. With a Firefox account, one can sync data (browser tabs, bookmarks, history, and passwords) across multiple devices via Firefox Sync, save bookmarks with Pocket, and download apps from the Firefox Marketplace.

    • How to disable Adobe Acrobat update notifications?

      Beginning with Adobe Acrobat Reader X, the option to disable update notifications has been removed from the program's settings. Update notifications are now being managed by a separate service called the Adobe Acrobat Update Service. This guide explains how to stop Adobe Acrobat Reader from displaying pesky notifications on your desktop.

    18 March
    • Upload files to MediaFire

      MediaFire is a multiplatform free file sharing and cloud storage service that lets users place all of their photos, documents, music, and video in a single place that can be accessed from anywhere. This article will serve as your step-by-step guide to uploading files and other media to MediaFire.

    17 March
    • Create Google account: without Gmail

      Although many of Google's services are free, you must have a Google account to fully access them. These services include Gmail, Google Drive, YouTube, and much more. This FAQ will show you how to create a Google account.

    • How to prevent auto download IDM

      IDM normally prompts you with some automatic download options upon opening a website, which can prove quite useful. However you may want to stop this or restrict the automatic download of specific types of files from certain websites. Follow the procedure below to find out how to do this.

    • Set your favorite music as ringtone in Viber

      Here's a simple trick to use your favorite music track as a ringtone in Viber. While Viber doesn't provide any option to select custom ringtones, it does allow you to make use of system sounds for notifications and calls. In this article we will show you how to use your favorite music track as a ringtone in Viber.

    • How to change default date format OpenOffice Calc

      OpenOffice Calc is a highly popular program thanks to its possibilities to create graphs, formulas, edit spreadsheets and perform complicated calculations. The software is also very customizable: you can set up multiple settings for the handiest usage. Read this article to find out how to change the default date format on OpenOffice Calc.

    • PDF XChange Viewer: hide tool bar

      If you would like to hide the tab bar when you have a document open in PDF XChange Viewer to avoid distractions etc, follow the guide below.

    • Pro11.msi download: for office 2003, installation package

      Many applications and files run alongside Microsoft office software. One of these files is Pro11.MSI which allows you to customise anything associated to office software. This file incorporates security and language settings, installation sources and the setup process. If you do not have the installation DVD for MS Office and are therefore unable to update Pro11.MSI file, you can manually create an XLStart file. Follow the steps below in order to resolve this issue.

    16 March
    15 March
    • Office 2013 system requirements

      Office 2013 is an older version of the Microsoft Office suite. These were the necessary hardware requirements to use it. Note that this is no longer the latest version of Microsoft Office - you can now use Microsoft Office 365.

    • How to go offline on Viber

      The Viber app is a handy application that lets you call your family and friends from all over the world, chat, send pictures and files via the app. In addition, it also allows you to appear offline so that no one can see your true status. Here's how to do it.

    • How to use the ruler in Paint.net?

      In this article, we will explain how to configure Paint.net to display the ruler while using paint and also how to change the measurement units. The procedure is detailed below.

    • Server settings: SMTP, IMAP, POP

      POP3 and SMTP are transmission protocols to retrieve your email provider's inbox and outbox. This tutorial will introduce you to the addresses of mail servers for leader internet service providers.

    • Open a .PS file: online, in Windows

      In desktop and electronic publishing PostScript (PS) is often used. PS is a programming language and is known as a page description language. This language has a file extension of .ps. Opening a .ps file is quite easy, and this tutorial will show you how to do so.

    • How to help Ukraine: refugees, donate, support, now

      From food and medicine to toys and warm clothes, Ukraine is in need of humanitarian aid following its invasion by the Russian government. As many people have already left the country because of the war, we have gathered several ways on how you can help Ukrainians. You can choose the one that you feel best fits your possibilities and goals.

    14 March
    • How to change a column to numeric in Excel?

      When you open an Excel spreadsheet, by default the columns are indexed by letters. However if you'd like to change the format and have the index in numbers, follow the step-by-step guide below.

    • Run macro on opening: worksheet, workbook

      Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application which is included as part of Microsoft office software. It features graphic tools, calculations, pivot tables and macro programming. It has the ability to automatically execute or run an Excel macro code. Macros are the set of commands used to create, record and save repetitive tasks.

    • How to run software if signature invalid

      Some software from the web comes with an invalid signature and by default Internet Explorer (Microsoft's web browser), is automatically programmed to stop installing and running it on the Windows operating system. This is a security action that prevents software from threatening or infecting your PC with a virus. However, sometimes you will need to allow such software to install and run. In this case, you will have to modify the configuration as shown in the article below.

    11 March
    10 March
    • How to Install Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8

      Unlike with Windows 10, Internet Explorer is the default web browser for Windows 8. There are different versions of the browser and the latest one to ever exist is Internet Explorer 11. However, if you are used to the previous one, Internet Explorer 10, you may want to continue with it, or switch back to it. If this is your case, you are in the right place: this article discusses how to use IE10 on Windows 8.

    9 March
    • How to create UserForm: in Excel, VBA

      Create a UserForm containing a dynamic number of controls and make sure they are being triggered by certain events. To achieve this result, we will use a UserForm and a class module, and assign any control dynamically created in the userform to the class module. Finally the aim of this tutorial is also to obtain a single module and make the calling function as simple as possible (limited to 2-3 lines of code). Read on for the code.

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    • How to change the BitTorrent download location?

      BitTorrent is download management software used widely across the globe. If the location of files downloaded from the internet is not changed, BitTorrent saves them in a default location. For files to be stored in a different location, changes have to be made to BitTorrent configuration settings. To change the location of downloaded files, the directory needs to be specified in the BitTorrent preferences tab.

    • Turn off hardware graphics acceleration: Outlook, 2019

      Hardware acceleration is a technique in which a computer's hardware is forced to perform faster than usual. This technique is used with computing tasks that require more power and processing, such as graphics or video processing. Unfortunately, using the hardware graphics acceleration feature can sometimes slow down a program or your computer in general. If this happens, it's best to turn off the feature to get your computer running normally.

    • How to change TCP port: Android

      If you are unable to download torrent with the uTorrent app or are experiencing connection issues, changing the incoming TCP port can help you to fix such issues. In this article we will show you how to change the incoming TCP port on the mobile version on uTorrent.

    1 March
    • How to remove ads on Hotmail

      Tired of the ads in your Hotmail inbox? In this guide we will provide you with a simple manipulation, to get rid of them!