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Firefox zooms in by default. How can I fix this?

Everything in firefox is zoomed in twice by default. Icons in the bookmarks bar are larger than they should be and pixellated. How can I fix this? [more inside]
posted by msbrauer on Jul 1, 2013 - 10 answers

Solution for attachment-free photo downloads over email?

I help this sweet old lady with computer stuff. She's running Windows 7 and uses an SBC account "powered by Yahoo!" (terribly out-of-date interface). She often receives emails with family photos from her daughter-in-law's iPhone. She CAN download them, and I'm teaching her how to wade through the attachment-folders that seems to create (for virus-scanning I presume) and then copy them over to her Pictures folder, where she can organize them. However, they are often rotated incorrectly because of some iPhone - Windows issue, and they are often checked "Read-Only"... [more inside]
posted by wavejumper on Apr 13, 2013 - 10 answers

How to keep a new computer from getting bogged down over time

How can I set up a Windows 7 PC to be clean and stay clean? I don't want file bits and temporary files to clog it up, I don't want a million image files the size of a dot. I don't want this computer to run like molasses after a few years of web browsing and use. What is the best way to do that? [more inside]
posted by cashman on Oct 12, 2012 - 20 answers

Looking for a twitter client

Looking for a windows desktop twitter client like twirl. I know of TweetDeck and Seesmic. What else is there? [more inside]
posted by royalsong on Mar 9, 2012 - 2 answers

Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

My PC is running slow. So I went to ProcessLibrary.com to check the programs running in task manager. I've also got Malwarebytes and AVG Anti-Virus running. But these programs aren't impenetrable. Consequently, I've learned there are many legitimate programs that have double identities. [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Jun 27, 2011 - 14 answers

Programs to learn on?

I'd like some program ideas to implement. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Aug 22, 2010 - 11 answers

Help me help him find some software!

What are the best Windows programs dedicated to making to-do lists? [more inside]
posted by Aleen on Sep 25, 2009 - 7 answers

Are there any programs like Tofu for Windows?

Are there any programs like Tofu for Windows? [more inside]
posted by timetoevolve on Jul 23, 2009 - 4 answers

Java Bunnies Breeding

Which of these Java programs can i get rid of and why are they breeding like bunnies? [more inside]
posted by Black_Umbrella on Feb 19, 2009 - 12 answers

What is the best Uninstaller software available?

What is the best Uninstaller software that could remove program(s) totally without any traces (such as registry files and others) for Windows XP? [more inside]
posted by omaralarifi on Jul 6, 2008 - 11 answers

How to auto-start a program when Win 2000 Boots?

Windows 2000: How can I specify a program to start up when Windows 2000 is (done) booting? [more inside]
posted by mbarryf on Mar 28, 2008 - 7 answers

Rebuild Vista icon cache?

Why is Vista showing the wrong icon for Windows Photo Gallery? [more inside]
posted by phaded on Jul 17, 2007 - 3 answers

Can you suggest some Windows programming tools for a very rusty, very amateur programmer?

Can you suggest some Windows programming tools for a very rusty, very amateur programmer? (More within) [more inside]
posted by Zonker on Jul 17, 2004 - 15 answers

Stopping XP from booting a virus

Stupid computer question. How do you stop XP from calling a program when it starts up? [mi] [more inside]
posted by drezdn on May 21, 2004 - 9 answers

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