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How to Prevent Screen Dimming on Mac Caffeine is a tiny program that puts an icon in the right side of your menu bar. Click it to prevent your Mac from automatically going to sleep, dimming the screen or starting screen savers. Click it again to go back. Right-click (or Command-click) the icon to show the menu. Caffeine is avaialable here: http://lightheadsw.com/caffeine

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Office H&S 2013 purchased at Officeworks,installed on my desktop, but I need to put the icon on my screen. I find about 100 answers to Search on This PC -some updates others ? I had Excel on my

I assume you have Windows 8.1 as your OS. Unfortunately, the new OS doesn't add new programs to the Desktop, Task Bar or Start Screen. The best way to find the new programs is on the Start Screen. If you are in the Desktop, press the Windows key on the keyboard or the Start button in the lower left hand side of the screen. On the Start look between the Tiles and the Task Bar on the left side of the screen for an arrow that points downward. (You may need to move the mouse pointer.) This will bring up the All Programs list. Depending on your settings for the Start Screen, you may need to scroll past the Tiles for the non-desktop programs. Then you will see a list of Desktop programs organized by program manufacturer. All of the Microsoft Office software icons will be under the Microsoft Office header. If you right click on the Excel icon, you will be able to "pin" it to the Start menu or the Task bar. Repeat this for the other Office programs if you want them pinned. Another choice from the right click menu is to "Open File Location". This will open the File Explorer on the Desktop to the folder with the specific Office program. If you right click on the Application icon (the .exe file) and drag it to the Desktop, you will see an option to create a shortcut right there.

Once you have created the shortcuts on the Desktop or pinned them to the Start Screen, you may need to move them around. Just drag them to a more convenient location. On the Start Screen, all new Tiles are put to the very right hand side of the list. This may require scrolling several times to reach them. Holding the left mouse button will let you drag the icon.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(You can also find the Office Programs by just searching the folders - but that depends on which version of Office is installed. The default install has been the x32 version, start in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ folder. The 64-bit version will be in C:\Program Files\)

Dec 16, 2014 | The Computers & Internet

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Get back the Quick Launch bar Windows 7's new taskbar functions as a program launcher as well as task switcher. As a result, the old Quick Launch bar, the area on the left side of the taskbar that contained shortcuts for frequently used programs, has been banished. However, if you really miss the little applet, you can add it back. Here's how to do it: 1. Right-click the taskbar and choose Toolbars --> New Toolbar. 2 . You'll be asked to select a folder for where the new toolbar should live. In the Folder text box at the bottom of the dialog box, enter this text: %userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch After you do that, click Select Folder. A link for the Quick Launch bar will be added to the taskbar. It will be on the right of the taskbar, just to the left of the Notification area. It's not particularly useful docked all the way to the right with no application icons showing, so we're going to have to do a bit of work on it to make it useful. Right-click the taskbar and, in the pop-up menu, remove the check next to "Lock the taskbar." Now right-click Quick Launch and remove the checks next to Show Text and Show Title. Once you've done that, drag the vertical triple dotted line next to the Quick Launch bar to the left until you expose its icons. To prevent further changes, right-click the taskbar and check Lock the taskbar. You can now use the Quick Launch bar as you could in Windows XP and Vista, including adding icons to it and deleting them.

Jan 12, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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i want my yahoo mail on my desk top how can i do it

I'm not sure if this is what you're looking for, but any of these ways will put a Yahoo! Mail shortcut icon on your desktop.

To put a Yahoo! Mail shortcut icon on your desktop, go to Yahoo! Mail page http://www.mail.yahoo.com/ , at the top of your screen click File, a menu drops down, put your mouse cursor on Send, a menu pops up, click Shortcut to Desktop.

Another way: Go to Yahoo! Mail page, right click on a blank space, a menu pops up, click Create Shortcut, a pop up asks "Do you want to put a shortcut to this website on your desktop", click Yes.

Another way: If it is listed in All Programs: Click Start > All Programs > right click on Yahoo! Mail > point to Send To and on the menu that pops up click Desktop ( create shortcut ).

Another way: Right click on desktop > point to New and on the menu that pops up click Shortcut > in the box that opens type www.mail.yahoo.com > click Next and in the next box that opens type Yahoo! Mail and click Finish.

Another way: Go to Yahoo! Mail Page > left click and hold on the blue bar at the top of your broeser window and pull down far enough to expose the desktop, or drag one side in or the bottom up (if it won't move, click the box beside the X at the top right corner of the screen to Restore Down) > left click and hold on the icon on the left of the address on the address bar and drag it to the desktop and release it, then you can minimize the window and left click on the icon and hold and drag it to where you want it on your desktop.

Jun 02, 2011 | Yahoo Mail

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how do i change security settings on router to accept nitendo ds

1 Double-click on the desktop icon for your webbrowsing program on any computer currently connected to theInternet through the wireless router. Type the phrase ""in the address bar and then press the "Enter" key on the keyboard toaccess the D-Link interface portal.

2 Click on the "Login" button at thecenter of the screen. Leave the password field blank and type the word"admin" into the user name text box. Click on the "OK"button to access the router's settings menu.

3 Click on the "Home" button at the topof the settings menu. Click on the "Off" radio button to prevent anycomputers from accessing the D-Link wireless router. Scroll down to the"WEP" entry and click on "Enable" if you want to turn the securityfeature on so that only certain computers can access your router.

4 Click on the "Key 1" text box and typein a 13-digit password you want computer users to provide to access thewireless router. Click on the green "Apply" button to save the changes.

5 Navigate to the "Advanced" tab if youwant to set up additional security measures to prevent unwanted computers fromaccessing the wireless router. Click on the "Filters" option and thenclick on "MAC Filter." Type in the MAC addresses of the computers youwant to be able to access the wireless router in the text boxes that will popup. Click on "Apply" to save the changes.

6 Go to the "Tools" tab and click on the"Password" text box. Enter in a password if you don't want otherusers to be able to access the D-Link settings menu without having thepassword. Click on "Apply" to save the changes.

Apr 11, 2011 | D-Link Computers & Internet

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