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May 11, 2009  2:58 PM

Shortcut Tip: Quickly Navigate to a commonly used folder

Posted by: Jerry Lees
short cuts, tips and tricks, windows tips

I recently found a useful tip for those of you that always have tons of windows open, like me, and minimizing them all to get to an item on your desktop is just a pain. Create a shortcut with a hot key combination to open an item on your desktop! It works with all your windows open in their current...

May 1, 2009  1:11 PM

OneNote Tip: Take better notes during meetings the easy way!

Posted by: Jerry Lees
Microsoft Office, office tips, one note, tips and tricks, windows tips

Microsoft has a product called one note that i really didn't know a lot about. They really haven't pushed it a lot and it just comes bundled with Office so I'd never really tried to use it, however, I found an article over at Microsoft's site that gives an excellent set of tips for how to use it to...

January 19, 2009  4:14 AM

Windows Tip: Clearing Internet Explorer cached data from the command line

Posted by: Jerry Lees
batch commands, batch files, command line, Internet Explorer, rundll.exe, tips and tricks, undocumented windows, windows secrets, windows tips

As a Network Administrator sometimes you need to clear the browsing history, cookies, or the like for a entire community of users. Sure, you could tell them how to do it thinking that you were being super smart by providing instructions for them. However, as you well know there will be some who...

January 12, 2009  1:46 AM

Windows Tip: Moving a window from off screen back into view

Posted by: Jerry Lees
tips and tricks, windows tips

If you've ever hooked up your laptop to a secondary monitor and then disconnected without remembering to move the windows back to the primary desktop, you've probably encounted this problem:  The application is running. You can see it in the taskbar, but you can't see it on the screen, because...


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