Archive for February, 2010

Use the Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7

A new and useful tool included in all versions of Windows 7 is the Problem Steps Recorder. If you are experiencing an error on your Windows 7 computer, you can use the Problem Steps Recorder to capture the steps taken on your computer which caused the error. Read the rest of this entry »


Turn Off Security Messages in Windows 7

For those of you who endured Windows Vista and have mercifully upgraded to Windows 7, a relatively minor, but most welcome change is more control over the Notification Area, and the Action Center. Read the rest of this entry »


Windows Phone 7 Series

In a surprise move yesterday, Microsoft officially announced Windows Phone 7 Series, and simultaneously killed Windows Mobile 6.x phone sales for the rest of 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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e-Waste Recycling

If you have recently (or not so recently) purchased a new computer, monitor, or printer and have been wondering what to do with your old device, other than tossing it out with the garbage, the Hawaii Electronic Waste and Television Recycling and Recovery Act requires manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) to provide a recycling program. Covered electronics include computer, printers, monitors and televisions. Read the rest of this entry »

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