Tag Archives: Computer Tech & Tips

Gizmo Richard’s – 46 Best-ever Freeware Utilities List

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Looking for freeware utility applications? Look no further. Here is an excellent list kept by Gizo Richards: The 46 Best-ever Freeware Utilities

Fix for Firebug plugin in Firefox browser not showing CSS styles in inspector

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There is a bug is in viewing css style sheets with the Firebug plugin when you have a installed version of Firefox that was updated from v1.5x to version 2.x. To fix this simply delete the following files from the “components” folder in the  main Mozilla Firefox folder: inspector.dll inspector.xpt inspector-cmdline.js Then reinstall Firefox 2.x […]

Windows Media Player Plugin to allow viewing of CD Text on Audio CD’s

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For some unknown reason Microsoft’s Windows Media Player’s 10 & 11 do not show CD Text from audio CD’s. This plug-in will solve the problem. Download the file, install it and all is well: WMPCDText

Here’s How To Add Your Name To The National Do Not Call Registry

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From your phone call this number: 888-382-1222 or go to the website: DoNotCall.gov/register.

Here’s How to Make URL Links in Outlook Open with Firefox

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On my system – Windows XP SP2, when I clicked on a link in Outlook 2007 the link would open in IE which is not my default browser – Firefox is. The links would open in IE even if Firefox was open. I was able to tweak my system as listed here to have the […]

Firefox Browser

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For years I have been advocating the use of Maxthon as the browser with the most features and security. Although I have had Firefox installed for these many years I have really never used. Recently I installed Firefox 2.x and I have to say, I am switching browsers! I will make a list of all […]

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