How to Stop Google Chrome from Automatic Update

Posted by John Larkin - April 21, 2014

Generally, every couple of weeks, Google Chrome will update automatically to the latest version to make sure that the web browser is stable and secure. But most of users are not willing to get the browser updated because they think that the risk of the latest version is unknown and it may have compatibility issue […]

How to Create a System Restore Point in Windows 7 and Windows 8

Posted by John Larkin - April 14, 2014

Since April 8th this year, Windows XP which served a lot of people all around the world for thirteen years has become a story. Most of those Windows XP supporters update their systems to Windows 7 or Windows 8 which provides greater and more performance. However, some people may find it inconvenient and unlike to […]

How to Delete Files Directly and Permanently—Two Methods

Posted by John Larkin - April 13, 2014

We may create or receive a lot of files or folders day by day. When we do not want certain files again, we could delete them by right clicking on the files and select “delete”. However, this will bring your deleted files to the Recycle Bin which will take up some of the system resources. […]

How to Change Folder Background in Windows and Mac OS X

Posted by John Larkin - April 13, 2014

No matter you are using Windows system or Mac OS X machine, you’ll get simple and plain folder icon and background. Most of computer users would like to change the folder background or icon to their own favorite. This post will outline steps to change the background of a folder in Windows and Mac computers. […]

How to Change the Logon Screen on Windows 7 and Windows 8

Posted by John Larkin - April 11, 2014

Many people are running a Windows system. Usually, we’ll come to a plain background when logging onto the computer. Most of us may want to replace the default logon screen with a desire picture. Same with changing the desktop wallpaper on Windows, we can customize the logon screen with a few steps as well. This […]

How to Convert Files between PDF and Word- Step by Step

Posted by John Larkin - April 8, 2014

Most of people all around the work use Adobe Acrobat in daily life and job career. PDF is great to read files or documents. Besides, it avoids formatting errors from cropping up due to word-processor incompatibilities. However, we cannot make any changes like edit or revise to PDF content. Under such circumstance, it is advisable […]

How to Encrypt Files with PDF and Zip Protection on Windows

Posted by John Larkin - April 7, 2014

Encryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read it. Encryption has long been used by militaries and governments to facilitate secret communication. It is now commonly used in protecting information within many kinds of civilian systems including computers and mobiles. It is recommended to […]

How to Change the Color of the Taskbar in Windows 7/ 8

Posted by John Larkin - April 6, 2014

Find it dull with shade of grey taskbar? Want to alter the color of the taskbar to pink, blue or green? This post will outline detailed steps to help change the taskbar color in Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers. Changing Taskbar Color in Windows 7 Changing Taskbar Color in Windows 8

Change Background Colors, Images and Watermarks in Word Documents

Posted by John Larkin - April 5, 2014

I guess most of us using Microsoft Office Word have noticed that the document is rather boring with white background and usually black text. Though that does not matter about our work, we would like to have some fun sometimes. We may want the background to be light blue or a picture. Exactly, Word provides […]

How to Encrypt Files or Folders on Windows

Posted by John Larkin - March 30, 2014

Suppose something is wrong with your computer and you need to take it to the repair shop but do not want others to access and view your files especially personal information. In such case, encrypting your files must be a good choice for you to protect them from unwanted access. Encrypting File System (EFS) is […]


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