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Make Windows 10 Start Menu More Like Windows 7

Make Windows 10 Start Menu More Like Windows 7

If you like the old Windows 7 Start Menu and don't want Windows 10 tiles, you can use the built-in Windows 10 Start Menu configuration to mimic the style of the Windows 7 Start Menu. No external software is required.

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Home Automation 101 - Kitchen Pantry and Under Cabinet Lighting

Home Automation 101 - Kitchen Pantry and Under Cabinet Lighting

You want to get into home automation but are afraid you don't have the technical skills? Well, here's a first step that doesn't require advanced knowledge and it doesn't require any drilling or wiring.

Kitchen task lighting can be a be help when you are preparing your morning coffee and it's still dark outside. Or when you need to see into your pantry to find that elusive ingredient.

But you don't know anything about wireless networks, hubs, smart homes, etc. Never fear, this video, the first in a series, is how to use lighting that looks professional and doesn't require any high tech knowledge.

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Create Custom Email Signatures For Each Account and Device Combination

Create Custom Email Signatures For Each Account and Device Combination

Not only can you create custom email signatures for your desktop or phone, you can create them for each different device and email software combination.

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Default Printer to Print in Black Ink Only - Windows 10 Tip

Default Printer to Print in Black Ink Only - Windows 10 Tip

No matter what version of Windows you are running, there is a simple way to default your printing to black only.  Instead of having to remember to switch to black printing for each application or document, you can simply click on the quick print and your document will print in black.

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Identify Suspicious Programs in Windows 10 Startup

Identify Suspicious Programs in Windows 10 Startup

Software publishers sometimes install programs in the Windows startup queue that make their software perform better or a program that automatically checks for updates to their program. Most of these are benign, but some can be slowing your system or even harmful.

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