Figure 1.14 - Completing the New Simple Volume Wizard Final Screen

How to Install, Partition, and Format a Mobile Hard Drive in a 2.5″ USB External Enclosure and use New Simple Partition Wizard in Windows 8.1

In this blog, I cover the the basics of installing a 2.5″ mobile hard disk drive into a USB 2.0 enclosure, and I will explain how to partition and format the drive for use with a Windows 8.1 operating system using the Computer Management tool. So I just had delivered a 2.5″ red hard drive enclosure from Amazon. It uses …

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How To Open an Application or Program Window in a Windows Environment – Basic Guide To Windows

In Windows, the term opening windows refers to launching a program or application. You can open programs via a shortcut or through the Start menu. There are several different ways you can open Windows. This page will describe how to complete that task. [Top of Page] How To Open A Window Using A Shortcut To open a window using an …

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Basic Window, Buttons, and Dialog Box Commands in a Windows Operating System Environment – Basic Guide To Windows

In Windows, there are some basics commands and buttons that you should get familiar with in order to master a Windows operating system and how to move around Windows. Minimize Button The first command to be explained is the minimize button. Click to minimize the window to a task-bar button. To restore the minimized window to its previous size, click …

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Figure 1.6 - Logging On To A User Account In Windows 8.1

How To Log On and Off A Windows Operating System – Basic Guide To Windows

In this blog I teach you concepts associated with logging in and out of a Windows operating system, so that you can understand the basics of what happens when you sit down at your computer and start to use it. The term logging on and off Windows simply refers to the process of sitting down at your computer and having …

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How To Stream Bluetooth Audio From A Windows 10 Computer To Bookshelf Speakers Using MPOW Wireless Bluetooth Audio Receiver

Here’s a review of a new device I picked up the other day from It is a Bluetooth enabled audio receiver that connects to your computer’s Bluetooth source that has to be installed and paired. This item can be purchased from Amazon for just under $25. You can stream off a desktop computer with a Bluetooth dongle, or if …

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Basic Guide to Windows – Anatomy of a Window / Dissection of Window Components

Windows is a graphically driven operating system (opposed to a command line driven operating system) in which multiple windows may be open simultaneously. In this post, I explain the anatomy of a window with emphasis on the specific parts that construct an application window. Active Versus Inactive Windows Commands, or actions, are applied to the active window. Below are examples …

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How To Determine The Version Of Windows Being Used On A Desktop Or Laptop Computer

How To Determine The Version of Windows Being Used On A Computer

Whether you are looking to upgrade your existing Windows computer system or are troubleshooting a pesky problem, identifying the version of Windows being used on your computer, is the first step in making educated upgrading or troubleshooting decisions. This article will provide an understanding of how to determine what version of Windows is installed in a PC. Method # 1: …

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