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Format A CD or DVD

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 5, 2010 at 10:56 AM Comments comments (0)

Using CD's or DVD's to save your work, pictures, videos etc is a great idea. It can help free space and also back up all your stuff in case somthing dreadfull happens to your PC or Laptop. Sometimes when you buy a pack of blank CDs or DVDs you may have to format them so they work.


Before you can copy files to a CD or DVD, the disc must first be prepared using a process called formatting.


There are several ways to format a CD or DVD disc. Your choice of fo...

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Zip and File Compression Help.

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 30, 2010 at 4:37 AM Comments comments (0)

So what is a zip file (.zip)?

A zip file is a file that has been compressed to reduce it's size. Zipping is also known as archiving or compressing. Although normally compression is optional in a zip archive, and if it is used, it is applied on a per-file basis. Before you zip up files or unzip files you must have zip software or facilities on your computer.


Has Your Computer Got Zip Facilities?

Most modern day computers using Windows...

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Cut, Copy and Paste.

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 23, 2010 at 6:52 PM Comments comments (2)

Cut, copy and paste is a way of cutting or copying files or folders and pasting them to.. wherever you want on your computer!


Its away of organising and managing the stuff on your PC. Once you learn this trick, you can apply it to lots of computer stuff thats why we call it a necassary basic computer skill.


Cut, Copy and Paste is a simple technique using only two buttons on your mouse to either left click or right click, its really that easy. For exampl...

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Copy CD's Onto Your Computer

Posted by Box Off My Computer on October 26, 2009 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Ok, here we will talk about how to copy a CD onto your computer. It's easy enough to do just follow these instructions.


Insert the CD you want to copy into your CD Rom drive



Within a few seconds, your computers default music player will open, probably Windows Media Player or iTunes.



iTunes

 

Here we will tell you how to copy (rip)...

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Use iTunes to Manage your Music

Posted by Box Off My Computer on October 8, 2009 at 5:17 AM Comments comments (1)

iTunes can be a little overwhelming sometimes. We can help you get started with some tips and advice.


What is iTunes?

Its an application on your computer that deals with your music and videos. It is also an online shop (itunes store) where you can buy music albums, singles, videos that download to your computer.


Do I need an iPod or iPhone to use iTunes?

No, you can use it to manage your music and video files even if you do...

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About PDF's and Free Software

Posted by Box Off My Computer on October 5, 2009 at 5:23 AM Comments comments (0)

PDFs are Portable Digital Files. You might PDF something if you want to send it. You cannot edit a PDF file unles you have a PDF editor software on your computer.


Creating PDF files couldnt be easier with PDF995 Software. From the link below, you can download the Driver, Converter and the Editor required. Its quick and easy to download, it shouldnt take more than a few minutes.


Normally, when you download things onto your computer they land in the 'Downlo...

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