Here's a cool little tip that I stumbled upon while previewing a photo using Windows Photo Gallery, which allows you to quickly rename the filename of a photo. In this example, I'm using Windows Vista and will be opening JPEG images. Windows Photo Gallery...  more »

Here's one way to setup your connection string for a SQL Server 2008 Express database for a live website using ASP.NET on Windows Server 2008. Open "Sql Server Configuration Manager" -> the click on "SQL Server Network Configuration" -> then click...  more »

To force long text lines to wrap in an HTML <pre> tag, you can use CSS code to wrap the text. The word-wrapping CSS code below should work to wrap long lines of text within the <pre> tag, in IE, Firefox and Safari... you may want to test the...  more »

In the code below, you will be able to find the baseUrl of your website using javascript. The following javascript code will work when used on your localhost or when it's used in a live site (finds the root url of the domain address). Just add this...  more »

Finding Cookies in Windows Vista is a little trickier than you might think. Most cookies are found in the following folder location: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\Low So you can just type that into the windows address bar...  more »

Windows operating systems (such as Windows Vista), every file extention is associated with a default program. When you open a file, the program that is associated to the file extension will open the file by default. However, you can change or set the...  more »

Often times when using formula's in Excel, you want to keep just the text values that a formula outputs while deleting the actual formula from the cells. To keep a value in a cell while removing the formula that produced the value try the following: Type...  more »

Excel makes it easy to capitalize the first letter of every word in a cell. To capitalize each word you simply need to use the formula =PROPER(). For instance, if you have data in the cell A1, then you would want to enter the following formula in cell B1:...  more »

Here's a quick way to enable programs to 'Run as Administrator' in Windows Vista. Click on the 'Start' menu button, it's the blue circle located on the left-hand side of the Task bar. Now click on 'All Programs' Find the program you want to 'Run as...  more »

Here's tips on how to quickly delete rows or columns from an Excel Worksheet.  more »

If you want to have two seperate Microsoft Excel files open that are separate from each other, that don't load within the same instance of Excel, then keeping reading to find out how to get around this limitation.  more »

Are you having trouble installing the Google Adwords Editor on Windows Vista? I was getting a pop-up 'Error 2739' every time I went to install it on my Vista machine. Here's a the solution that worked for me, which allowed me to successfully install Google Adwords Editor on my computer.  more »

If you’ve experienced as many problems as I have while trying to Import/Export my Sql Server 2005 database to a hosting provider for the first time, then hopefully this how-to will be of some assistance to you.  more »

If you are sick of getting the Error Reporting window popping up all the time, then you’ll be happy to know that error reporting can be easily turned off in Windows XP by following these simple steps.  more »

Learn how to manually initiate the transferring of pictures to your computer with Kodak's EasyShare software.  more »

This tutorial goes through the steps of how to import a SQL script file into a MySQL database.  more »

This step-by-step goes through the process of importing delimited text files into a SQL Server 2005 database. The example should help you better understand how to import different types of flat files into SQL Server 2005.  more »

The following is a step-by-step example of how you can easily import delimited text files into Microsoft Excel. You can use the Excel Text Import Wizard to quickly import files delimited by Tab, Semicolon, Comma (also known as Comma Separated Value (CSV) file format), Space or Other (you choose), or divided by fixed width columns.  more »

This tutorial will teach you how to use the SUM function in Microsoft Excel to add column values together in order to calculate a total amount.  more »

If you’re running your own dedicated Windows server, then you may need to know how to setup FTP Sites in Windows Server 2003. In this how-to article I will go through the basics of setting up a windows FTP user account, and an FTP Site, which will allow a user to connect to a website using an FTP program.  more »

Find out how-to take a snapshot of what’s on your computer screen and turn the screenshot into an image using graphic software. You'll learn how to take a screenshot of your entire computer screen or just a selected window.  more »

Learn how to make back up copies of your favorite DVDs with the freeware utility called DVD Shrink. You'll be able to back up your copy protected DVD movies to your hard drive, or burn them to disc.  more »

Learn how to get the latest security updates and service packs for your Microsoft Windows computer.  more »

Turn on Automatic Updates in Windows XP so that new security updates from Microsoft will be automatically downloaded and installed on your computer. By enabling Automatic Updates you will help make your computer safer from internet security threats and viruses.  more »

Learn how to add two or more cells together in Microsoft Excel.  more »

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