How to enlarge my desktop icons

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If your desktop icons are to small to see, you can enlarge your icons with six easy steps.

1. Click on your start button. Image

2. Now look for Search all Programs and files. Image and type “Display” in the search box.

3. Another box will appear Image click on medium 125% or large 150%( if you choose large some of the icons may not fit in your screen)

4. Please select Apply.

5. Click “Log Off now” your changes will take effect when you log back on.   Image

6. Finally, log back in.

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How To Default My Printer

These Instructions will show you how to default your main printer.

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1. Go to your start menu. Image

2. Your Windows 7 Task bar menu will open up Image

3. Now look on the right side of your task bar and click on Devices and Printers.

4. A new Windows will open up.Image

5. Now you will see several printers that was installed in your computer, and one of the printer may have a green check mark. (that is your default printer as of now)

6. Now look for the printer name that you would like to print from, and right click your mouse and select “Set as default printer”

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6 Now you should see a green check mark on the selected printer. Image

7. Now you are done.

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Computer Repair Services in

Boston

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Mattapan, Ma

Milton, Ma

Roxbury, Ma

Dorchester, Ma

 

If your Dumb PC is still acting up, please do not hesitate to contact us to repair your computer for a very low, low price.

 

Thanks Rob Gutierrez

 

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Dumb Computer Quick Hot Keys

Dumb Computer Quick Hot Keys

windows7-keyboard-shortcuts      Did you know that your Computer’s keyboard have some great shortcut keys that will enable you to go directly to different programs and places. Please see below for a short list.

  • F1   Help
  • F2   Rename
  • F3   Search menu
  • F4   Open the Address Bar options
  • F5   Refresh the current window
  • F6   Move among selections in current windows
  • F10   Activate menu bar options

Popular Hot Keys

  • CTRL-ESC   Open the Start menu
  • ALT-TAB   Switching among open programs
  • ALT-WINDOWS   Switch among open programs using Windows Vista’s Flip 3D
  • ALT-F4   Quit program
  • CTRL-Z   Undo the last command
  • CTRL-A   Select all the items in the current window
  • SHIFT-DELECT   Delete item permanently
  • SHIFT-F10   Open a shortcut menu for the selected item (same as right-clicking an object
  • SHIFT   Bypass the automatic run feature for optical media (by pressing and holding down the SHIFT key while you insert optical media)
  • ALT-SPACE  Display the main window’s System menu (where you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)
  • ALT-ENTER    Open the properties for the selected object

Working with Text

  • CTRL-A   Copy
  • CTRL-X   Cut
  • CTRL-V   Paste
  • CTRL-Z   Undo
  • CTRL-B   Bold
  • CTRL-U   Underline
  • CTRL-I     Italic

Windows Key Shortcuts

  • WINDOWS Key       Start menu
  • WINDOWS Key-D   Show desktop
  • WINDOWS Key-E   Windows Explorer
  • WINDOWS Key-F   Search menu
  • WINDOWS Key-L   Log off Windows
  • WINDOWS Key-R   Run dialog box
  • WINDOWS Key-CTRL-F   Find computer
  • WINDOWS Key-Tab   Cycle through taskbar button
  • WINDOWS Key- BREAK   System Properties dialog box

 

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How To My Password In Windows 7

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Why should I change My password.

1. If you do not create a password

2. Every three months

3. If someone was looking over your shoulder watching type in your password.

4. Most of us create password that can be easily be hack, like your spouse name, Kids name or pet’s name if you have a basic password like (carol, john, admin)

5. you should create password that are 8-15  characters in length  including letters, numbers, punctuation symbol and with a least one character capital letter. (Not all computer systems allow you to use characters such as @, %, or/ !, ? but you should give it a try to see if will accept any of these characters).

6. Do not leave your Desktop password under your keyboard or out in the open. (should put somewhere in your wallet)

This a Quick and easy way to change your Windows 7 password.

1. Lets start off by clicking your start button. windows 7 button

2. in the menu look for Control Panel.win 7 control panel

3. Now scroll down till you see user account. (double click on user account)

4. Click on change your password

5. First box please enter your current password.

6. the next box type in your new password.  ( try using  as @, %, or/ !, ?)

7. The third box type in the same new password  ( try using  as @, %, or/ !, ?)

8. now click on change password button to confirm your new password.

Please remember your new password (You can write on a piece of paper and lock it up)

 Done

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Computer Repair Services in

Boston

Canton, Ma

Mattapan, Ma

Milton, Ma

Roxbury, Ma

Dorchester, Ma

 

If your Dumb PC is still acting up, please do not hesitate to contact us to repair your computer for a very low, low price.

 

Thanks Rob Gutierrez

 

Websites: www.dumbcomputerrepair.com

 

 

Email:robertgu@dumbcomputerrepair.com           Call 617-419-0007 or 781-408-1200

 

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How to perform a Disk Defragmenter in Windows XP

How to perform a Disk Defragmenter in Windows XP      Please do the following at your own risk!!! Dumb Computer Repair is not responsible for any damage that may occur to you or to your computer.   Disk Defragment consolidates fragmented files … Continue reading

How can I open up Internet Explorer in full size?

How can I open up Internet Explorer in full size?

Every time I open up Internet Explorer, its defaults to half the size.

The Solutions:

(1) Please closed all Internet Explorer Windows that are currently open.

(2) Now click on the Internet Explorer icon one time to open up a web page.

(3) Using your mouse; put the curser at the end of each corner and open up page to a full-sizes page. Please do not use the maximize button to enlarge the window).

(4) Now hold down the Ctrl key (On Keyboard)

(5.) Keep holding down your Ctrl key and now go to your Internet Explorer bar and click on file.

(6) Now scroll down till you see the exit button, click on it while holding down the Ctrl key. (Please do not use the “X” button in the upper right corner to close the window).

(7) Now Internet Explorer should open on full screen

If you still having the same problem please try again but this time use the SHIFT key instead of the Ctrl key.

By Rob Gutierrez

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Computer Repair Services in

Mattapan, Ma

Milton, Ma

Roxbury, Ma

Canton, Ma

Dorchester, Ma

 

If your Dumb PC is still acting up, please do not hesitate to contact us to repair your computer for a very low, low price.

 

Thanks Rob Gutierrez

 

Websites: www.dumbcomputerrepair.com

 

 

Email:robertgu@dumbcomputerrepair.com           Call 617-419-0007 or 781-408-1200

 

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