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As Windows has grown and its feature set getting bigger, it includes pretty much everything you need to get everything done. However, just because it can do it doesn’t mean it’s the best tool to do it. Every IT guy has a program they install immediately upon getting a new computer. Replacing the built-in Windows graphic viewer with Irfanview is my immediate install.
If you’re a user of Chrome, be wary of a scam that is making the rounds. If you accidently end up on a website that has a bunch of garbled text and a pop-up about a font not found and Chrome needing an updated font pack, do not click on the update button: That is malware waiting to happen.
Microsoft is rolling out some fun new features for Office the last few months that will help out users of their tools. Check out the links below for some of the new features!
When you’re describing something that needs to be done on a computer, screen shots inserted into a document provide much more useful guidance than text alone. While the capability to take screen shots has been built into Windows for decades, newer software makes the task of creating and editing those screenshots much easier than before.
It was recently announced that Quicktime for Windows has a couple ugly security holes. Apple subsequently announced that Quicktime for Windows is no longer supported so it would not be patched. Since Quicktime is no longer required for iTunes (which is likely where it was installed from on your computer) and modern programs and browsers can handle Quicktime-type files natively, we highly recommend you remove Quicktime for Windows. Here’s how you do it.