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Make Money From Your Website

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 7, 2010 at 11:21 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have a website that attracts visitors you may want to consider adding a few relevent adverts to your site and generate an income? For example, if you take a look around this site, you will see that we are affilate marketers for the likes of Microsoft UK,

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Computer Still Slow To Start Up?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 6, 2010 at 10:49 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have tried all the other things posted in Box Off My Computer - Computer Maintenace Help Blog and still your computer is slow and sluggish (especially on startup) then try this.


Go to your 'start menu' then 'run'

Type msconfig and click on 'run'

Go to 'start up' tab

Un-check everything in there*

Cli...

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Get 5% Off At Hewlett-Packard

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 6, 2010 at 10:39 AM Comments comments (0)

Click the image link above,

Enter the voucher code below at checkout to receive 5% off at Hewlett-Packard.

Voucher Code - HPDISVR5



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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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Promote Your Site, On The Cheap

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 5, 2010 at 7:51 AM Comments comments (0)

A good way of generating traffic to your site, creating a brand logo and advertising is to promote your website with some promotional gear.


We recommend vistaprint.co.uk for lots of promotional items such as business cards, mugs, pens, stickers, cotton bags, t-shirts and more all at very reasonable prices. Once you have registered with

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Submit Your Site To Directories

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 5, 2010 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have a website that you would like to be found by internet users using search engines then you should submit your site to the favourite search engines as a priority.


Submit your site to Google

Submit your site to Bing

Submit your site to Yahoo!


Submitting your site to the search...

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Ways To Improve Your Site Traffic

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 5, 2010 at 7:14 AM Comments comments (0)

There are many ways to improve your site traffic. Here are the basics to remember...


Be memorable and up to date

Keeping an active blog is a great way to generate text heavy content that is sure to keep search engines coming back to index your site and thus drive traffic to it. Websites that are not updated on regular basis do not get indexed as often.


Keep it Simple

Remember that visitors should always be abl...

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Delete / Deactivate Your Facebook Account

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 3, 2010 at 3:41 PM Comments comments (0)

To deactivate or delete your Facebook account

Go to 'Account' at the top right of any Facebook Page.

Go to 'Account Settings'

At the bottom you will see 'Deactivate Account'


Deactivation will remove your profile and content associated with your account from Facebook.



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Block/Unblock Applications On Facebook

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 3, 2010 at 3:17 PM Comments comments (0)

When you get bombarded with invites to Facebook Applications that you're simply not interested in, you can click on 'Block Application' underneith the initial invitation to stop that application from sending you more invitations. After you have done this, you shouldn't get bothered by that application again.


Maybe later in you life you decide you would like a go on that application that you earlier blocked...


To Unblock Applications On Faceboo...

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Watch Catch Up TV - Online!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 27, 2010 at 11:47 PM Comments comments (0)

So whats all this hype about 'Catch Up TV'? Basically it's a way of catching up on your favourite TV shows that you may have missed.


Different channels have their own 'players', for example;


BBC Channels - BBC iPlayer

ITV  Channels - ITV Player

Channel 4 - 4 On Demand

Chann...

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Enable Cookies

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 27, 2010 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

A cookie (also tracking cookie, browser cookie, and HTTP cookie) is a small piece of text stored on a user's computer by a web browser. Most modern browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies, and the time frame to keep them, but rejecting cookies makes some websites unusable.
To read more about cookies click here


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Clear Out Your Cache and Cookies.

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 27, 2010 at 5:33 PM Comments comments (0)

If your browser is playing up, sluggish and struggling with certain functions, it may be time to

Clear Out Your Cache and Cookies.


What Is Cache?

A browser's cache is just some of its memory that's devoted to remembering what a page used to look like. Using cache, browsers can open pages they've seen before more quickly.


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Get Fed Computer Help With RSS

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 27, 2010 at 4:22 PM Comments comments (0)

RSS (Really Simple Syndication)


RSS is a method of distributing content in your website that you'd like others to use. In other words, it's a mechanism to "syndicate" your content easily with no fuss.


You can also subscribe to an RSS feed to be distributed all...

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Delete A Pic From Your Facebook Profile

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 26, 2010 at 8:59 AM Comments comments (0)

Ok, go to your profile, then click on 'View Pictures Of Me', its just underneith your profile pic.

 

You will now see all photos tagged of you at the top of the page and all your albums further down the page.


To remove photos tagged of you, open each picture and click 'remove tag' next to your name under each picture that you want removed.

 

If its a photo in an album that you want to delete, then first click on the album.

You will ...

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Clean Up Your Computer

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 24, 2010 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Cleaning up your computer is a very important part of maintaining it. It will help keep your computer performance as it should be by deleting all the info and files it no longer uses. There are a few things we recommend to keep your computer as best as it can be.


1) Disk Clean Up 

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Fancy A Holiday?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 24, 2010 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Flights, hotels, days away, whatever it is you're looking for the internet is the best place to look around. To find great holiday bargains online check out these sites...


  

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Get ?120 Off At Tesco Direct!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 24, 2010 at 9:53 AM Comments comments (0)

Click the link above to get your £120 worth of vouchers from Tesco Direct.


Also, tesco are offering these great deals...

Fujifilm AX245W Silver Digital Camera: 207-7315, ...

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New Application Settings On Facebook

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 18, 2010 at 2:23 PM Comments comments (0)

Application Settings - Dont be bombarded with dodgy Applications


First you will have noticed the new layout for 2010 so finding your way around will be a bit different. To get to 'Account' look at the top right hand side of the facebook page.


You will this this,

On once on the small triangle next to 'Account'.

You will now...

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New Privacy Settings On Facebook

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 18, 2010 at 12:52 PM Comments comments (0)

Privacy Settings - Control who sees what on your profile.


First you will have noticed the new layout for 2010 so finding your way around will be a bit different. To get to 'Account' look at the top right hand side of the facebook page.


You will this this,

On once on the small triangle next to 'Account'.

You will now s...

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New Account Settings on Facebook

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 18, 2010 at 11:42 AM Comments comments (0)

Account Settings - Use this for controlling your account settings such as name, password, email address etc.


First you will have noticed the new layout for 2010 so finding your way around will be a bit different. To get to 'Account' look at the top right hand side of the facebook page.


You will this this,

On once ...

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