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Supporting AFCECO: Fighting oppression and terrorism through education

Passions // 04/06/2010

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Girls in Mehan orphanage

I’ve sponsored an orphanage for child refugees in Afghanistan and I’m inviting supporters of this site to help keep the orphanage running and sponsor some of the children. I was inspired to do this partly because I know there’s a better way to deal with terrorism and human rights than bombing countries; and partly because […]

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Resize and restore your desktop icons

Pre-7 Windows, Tips, Windows, Windows 7 // 04/06/2010

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There’s no need to squint to view the icons on your desktop, you can resize them on the fly: Click an empty space on the desktop then hold down the Ctrl key and roll your mouse wheel forward to increase the icon size, backwards to decrease the size. This doesn’t change the size of the […]

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Quickly copy a folder’s contents

Pre-7 Windows, Tips, Windows, Windows 7 // 04/06/2010

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To quickly copy all the files in a folder in Windows 7 or Vista: Open the folder. Right-click the breadcrumb bar and select Copy Address. Minimise the open folder, right-click within another folder or on the desktop and choose Paste from the pop-up menu. A copy of the folder and all its contents will be […]

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Google: The whole shebang

Internet // 03/31/2010

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There are plenty of web search engines, but to most of us Google is web search. The company has so successfully redefined the search market that its name has become synonymous with searching. Although most people use Google, few use it really effectively. Here’s a guide to making the most of Google. Quick searches Basic […]

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