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Renaming files and file extensions

Tools and techniques, Windows, Windows 7 // 08/06/2010


Using Bulk Rename Utility to change file extensions

It’s easier to change filenames in Vista and Windows 7 than in previous versions of Windows. Unfortunately, the improved file renaming method has one drawback: it makes it harder to change the file extension.

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Portable SMTP: Take your email with you

Internet // 07/30/2010



There are all sorts of ways to access your email while on the road and most have distinct disadvantages. The ideal method lets you take your regular email with you: the same email program, same address, same configuration and same mail store no matter where you are. Enter portable SMTP.

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A dozen quick ways to improve your desktop

Blog, Tips, Windows, Windows 7 // 07/16/2010


Make text more readable

Windows 7 includes all sorts of small improvements that will make your computing life more enjoyable. These tips will help you make the most of your desktop working environment.

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Display each Word document in its own window

Blog, Office Apps, Tips, Word // 07/01/2010


Side-by-side view in Microsoft Word

If you have a document open in Word 2007 or Word 2010 and you open another document, that second document is displayed in the same window as the first. To view the now-hidden first document, you can’t, as you might expect, swap between the two documents by pressing Alt+Tab…

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