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Set Up Instant Messaging

This article describes how to install Windows Live Messenger to send and receive messages instantly.

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Things To Do On The Web

On this page are examples of the types of things you can do on the World Wide Web, with some web sites for you to try. There are web site links for shopping, news, travel, music, sports, games and more.

Set Up A Hotmail E-mail Account

This article describes how to register a free Windows Live Hotmail e-mail account and how to send and receive messages.

Compress Files

Some files can be too big to be quickly transferred across the Internet or between PCs. This guide describes how to use the WinZip program to compress files for easier transfer and storage.

Check For Viruses

Malicious virus code can infect your files and cause you to lose important data. This guide explains how to install an anti-virus program to protect your PC.

Buying A PC

This article features information about buying a new PC, including a list of places where you can buy computers online.

Start Using Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 7 is the latest version of Microsoft's free web browser. This guide explains how to set it up and how to use the new features.

Preventing RSI

This article features gives information about the dangers of RSI and advice on how to stay healthy when using your PC.

Install ZoneAlarm Firewall

Installing a good Firewall such as ZoneAlarm is essential to protect your PC online and prevent programs from accessing the Internet without your permission.


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Take a screen snapshot

Press Print Screen to take a snapshot of the whole screen or ALT and Print Screen for just the current window, then paste it into an image editor such as Paint to save it as a picture file.

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AutoReplace

AutoReplace is a free text search and replacement tool for text editing or programming.

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View our Computer Jargon page for explanations of common computer and internet terms used on this site.

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