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Ask the Answer Guy – Maximizing a Window

How can I change the settings of an application, so that it opens in a maximized window, instead of only filling part of the screen? Also, are there any keyboard shortcuts to maximize a window?

In answer to the first part, all you have to do is right click on the icon of the application.

NOW AVAILABLE Cool Stuff – Unchained Melodies with the Logitech Wireless DJ

Logitech Wireless DJ Music System lets you stream music from your PC to your stereo

If you want to play music without being tied to your PC, Logitech’s Wireless DJ Music System could be the answer. The system features an intuitive remote control that works with a USB transmitter that plugs into your PC. The transmitter sends the tunes to a receiver plugged into your home stereo, so you don’t have to be at your computer
or your stereo to access your digital music library.

Ask The Answer Guy – Crowded System Tray Problem

A lot of applications I never use are
crowding my system tray. How can I stop them from running automatically,
and get their icons out of my tray?

Fortunately it's not hard to de-activate
these unnecessary applications. And you can still open them in the future,
if you ever choose to use them.

Free! – PC Inspector Smart Recovery

Rescue your lost pictures and other
data with PC Inspector Smart Recovery from Convar

This tool recovers corrupted
files from most data thumb drive devices, including Flash Card, Smart Media,
SONY Memory Stick, IBM Micro Drive, Multimedia Card, and Secure Digital

Tips and Tricks – Making Vista UAC Less Annoying.

If you are a Windows Vista user, you
are probably used to the pop-up security
system that appears at nearly every actionable item from installing software
to changing the time on your system clock. Winability Software heard many
cries for help and developed a very small, efficient program called TweakUAC.

This FREE program, at only 85KB in size,
does not require installation of any kind and will provide you with a very
easy method (see image above) of turning the UAC on for all users, off
for all users or off for Administrators only.

Webroot E-Mail Security IT Talk – Business Continuity – Keeping mail up even when your mail server or internet connection is down.

Webroot E-Mail

E-mail is the most vital method of communication
for businesses around the globe and most companies cannot fully function
when e-mail is down. Increasingly, e-mail delivery systems strain under
the rampant influx of spam, viruses and other malicious threats which account
for 70% (or more) of daily traffic.

Cool Stuff – The Logitech Harmony 670 Universal Remote

With today's growing technology, how
many remotes are you keeping track of in your living room? Conservatively,
you may likely have one for the TV, the DVD Player, the DVR / Cable box
and maybe a CD changer. For the gadget-lovers, there are Xbox 360s, Apple
computers, remote-controlled A/V switchers and more! Most universal remotes
tend to work OK for basic functions like power, volume and channel changing,
but the Logitech Harmony 670 Advanced Universal Remote works great for
even the most advanced devices.

Free! – Publish Your Own Book

See your work in print

from the thrill of seeing your story, your poetry, or your recipes in book
form, there are a lot of practical reasons to self-publish.

As a professional, having a book in
your name gives you added credibility
and prestige.