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How to display as icon in the taskbar for each application in Windows

March 3, 2008

When several documents are opened in Excel or Powerpoint, an additional document icon shows in the taskbar and it appears while toggling using the shortcut key {Alt}+ {Tab}. How do I get rid of this feature? You can change this feature in the concerned Office applications by doing the following. •    Click on ‘Tools|Options’ and [...]

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How to find duplicate files using standard Windows tools

March 2, 2008

When our hard disk space runs short, we want to locate files that are saved twice in different locations and delete them. And you need to do this using standard Windows tools. In most cases, you would resort to using the Windows search tool. However, this task can be accocmplished more efficiently using other standard [...]

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How to force the ‘Safety Remove Hardware’ dialog

March 2, 2008

The ‘Safety Remove Hardware’ taskbar icon is necessary when removing storage drives with important data in them. This procedure ensures that the data is safe during the drive removal and that all read/write tasks are finished at the operating system level. if the icon doesn’t appear for some reason, simply follow this tip. Select ‘Run’ [...]

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