Category «Computer Tips»

Get more out of VLC Media Player with these tips

I use VLC for all of my media playing. It is amazing. It plays almost any file, and the various startup and playlist options just can’t be beat. In fact, I just recently ran a 1 1/2 hour meeting where there were a couple of different videos played. I used VLC to play various segments …

7+ Taskbar Tweaker

At work we are kind of slow to adopt new technology. I’d like to move faster, but the general idea seems to be that if it isn’t broken, then leave it alone. We just moved to Windows 7 last year for a bunch of our users, and one of their biggest complaints was about the …

OutlookTools for Office 2010

In the days before Office 2010 (and above), I used to use AttachmentOptions to unblock file extensions in Microsoft Outlook. However the program doesn’t work in Office 2010. I hadn’t bothered to look for an alternative until recently. I found OutlookTools which seems to work well: OutlookTools is a support and advanced settings tool for …

Issues with Google Chrome when using Remote Desktop Services

I have a Windows 7 computer and I connect to my home computer from work. For some reason Google Chrome works great at home, but when I connect remotely, it crashes on me. It is similar to the description at http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=165636 I’m posting about this with the hopes that someone will leave a comment about …

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