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10 Tips For Writing a Professional Email
Do you know how to write an effective, professional email? You have probably heard these tips before but forgot about them in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Read this as a quick reminder.
10.17.2020 10:55 AM - Comment(s)

Here's a good comparison of WordPress and SquareSpace.  

12.03.2016 11:15 AM - Comment(s)

Have you received links from your friends in Skype or have your friends said you are sending links to them that you did not send? Someone may have stolen your password.  Read this article to see what you need to do.  You can also contact me at HelpMyOffice for assistance.


11.12.2016 04:19 PM - Comment(s)
Color Picker for Web and Presentation Design

If you are a web designer, web developer, creative artist, or just someone who creates presentations, you most likely need to use exact and consistent colors.  In software and on the web, colors are defined by either an RGB value or a hexadecimal value.  For example, African Violet...

09.24.2016 05:21 PM - Comment(s)

WiFi Signal Image  

I recently decided to dig into why WiFi signals seem to do better "down" than "up."  I have known for a while that the higher the router the better (2nd floor vs. 1st floor) but I was not sure why.  I also had heard that the number of walls, the wall materials, and the angle of...
07.05.2016 07:13 PM - Comment(s)
When Outlook will not start or is running slowly, the culprit may be an Outlook Add-In. To see if that is the issue, you need to start Outlook in "Safe Mode." This will load Outlook without any Add-Ins.
  1. Click the Start Button
  2. Type Run and press ENTER.
  3. In the Run box, type Outlook /Safe...
06.21.2011 01:44 PM - Comment(s)
Back in August 2008, I started using a program called OpenDNS for filtering and blocking objectional web content for my home content.  I'm still using it!  It's done what it advertised and more.  It protects your network and your family without having to install a program on each PC.  It works for A...
05.01.2011 09:08 PM - Comment(s)
If you have upgraded your PC memory to 4 Gigabytes of RAM, you may not see all of it.  System Properties may only show 3.0 GB to 3.25 GB of RAM if you are running a 32-bit operating system.  Why?  Here's as simple an explanation as possible.  It can get really technical but most people don't really...
08.14.2009 08:29 PM - Comment(s)
I went with an HP Pavilion dv6z laptop.  It has all the features I wanted, plus some, and did not cost a lot more than I wanted to spend.  The only thing I did not like was the weird size of the 12-cell battery.  It will be interesting to see how it works.  See the photo below.  

See how the batt...
07.17.2009 12:46 PM - Comment(s)
What's the Story?
I'm in the market for a new laptop.  I've been happy with my HP Pavilion dv6000 but I need something that will run 64-bit Vista  (I'm giving in!), a little more horsepower, and more hard drive space (so I can dual-boot with XP).  Most of my clients still have Windows XP but I'm sta...
07.13.2009 11:16 PM - Comment(s)