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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.

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Change Display Settings And Text Size

This article explains how to change your display settings to make text easier to read, increase the quality of graphics or choose a new appearance for your desktop.

Links To Useful Web Sites

A list of links to web sites where you can find useful information and downloads. Categories include shopping, sports, e-mail, music and games.

Create And Backup Favorites

This guide explains how to create and backup your Favorites bookmarks. It also shows how to arrange these links to your favourite web sites into folders.

Common Filetypes

A list of common file types with a brief description and examples of programs that can open these files.

Preventing Spam

This guide explains Spam and Phishing, how to avoid junk mail in your e-mail account and how to protect yourself from malicious spammers.

Work With Pictures In Microsoft Paint

A beginners guide to using the Microsoft Paint software to work with image files. How to edit existing pictures, and print and save new image creations.

Create Your Own Website

Information and tips on making your own web site.

Organize Your Files, Folders and Shortcuts

This article explains how to work with files, folders and shortcuts in Windows.


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Make web pages easier to read

To make text on web pages easier to read, click on View (or Page in Internet Explorer 7) then Text Size and choose a larger size.

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Outlook

Microsoft Outlook helps you to organize information such as e-mail messages, contacts, calendars and tasks.

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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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