Go to content

Some Windows Tips


Word & Images
How do you copy photos from a Word document into a windows folder?

Just go to file, then 'save as', and select web page. It will spit out the text as html, and place the photos in a new folder.
Copy & paste the Images into the folder where you want them.

How do I get the "Administrator" name on Welcome Screen?

To get Admin account on the "Welcome Screen" as well as the other usernames, make sure that there are no accounts logged in.

   Press "ctrl-alt-del" twice and you should be able to login as administrator!

NOTE:- all accounts have to be logged out first

Internet Explorer

Change Web Page Font Size on the Fly

If your mouse contains a wheel for scrolling, you can change font size on the fly when viewing a Web page. To do so:

  • Press and hold Ctrl. Scroll down (or towards yourself) to enlarge the font size. Scroll up (or away from yourself) to reduce the font size.

  • You might find it useful to reduce font size when printing a Web page, so that you can fit more content on the page.


Temporarily Assign Yourself Administrative Permissions

Many programs require you to have Administrative permissions to be able to install them. Here is an easy way to temporarily assign yourself Administrative permissions while you remain logged in as a normal user.

  •    right-click on the program's setup file.

  •    Click Run as Administrator

  •    Type in a username and password that have Administrative permissions.

May not work with all Windows Versions

Use your Window logo Key

The Windows logo key, located in the bottom row of most computer keyboards is a little-used treasure. Don't' ignore it. It is the shortcut anchor for the following commands:

  •    Windows: Display the Start menu

  •    Windows + D: Minimize or restore all windows

  •    Windows + E: Display Windows Explorer

  •    Windows + F: Display Search for files

  •    Windows + Ctrl + F: Display Search for computer

  •    Windows + F1: Display Help and Support Center

  •    Windows + R: Display Run dialog box

  •    Windows + break: Display System Properties dialog box

  •    Windows + shift + M: Undo minimize all windows

  •    Windows + L: Lock the workstation

  •    Windows + U: Open Utility Manager

  •    Windows + Q: Quick switching of users (Powertoys only)

  •    Windows + Q: Hold Windows Key, then tap Q to scroll thru the different users on your PC

  •   Windows + X: The WinX menu is called this way by many websites because Microsoft did not give it an official name. Others have named it the Power User menu. Today, almost everyone is using its default keyboard shortcut to name it: Windows + X. If you are using Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, press these keys and see what happens.

When you want to see the formula behind the cells in Excel that have been entered in all the cells of your spreadsheet, there is an easy solution.

Hold down the 'Ctrl' key together with the ` button (situated to the left of the '1' key.


Undocumented Word 2007 Feature to 'Insert Lorem Ipsum Text' Click here

Back to content