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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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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 Documents In Microsoft Word

A beginners guide to using Microsoft Word to create documents and work with text and graphics.

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.

Update Windows

Microsoft regularly releases free downloads that help fix security problems with Windows, Internet Explorer and other software including Office. This guide explains how you can get these important updates.

Keyboard Shortcuts

A list of key combinations that can be used to perform special functions. By pressing or holding certain keyboard buttons together you can launch new windows, create shortcuts, and quickly copy and paste files.

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.

Jargon

Explanations of common computer and Internet terms.

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.


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Change Desktop background

Right click on your Desktop and select Properties. Click on the Desktop tab, pick a new Background and click Apply to change your wallpaper.

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Buzz

Buzz is a free music creation program with many features to rival commercial music packages.

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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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