<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd0d6eb3a96e.jpg" />A footnote is a note that appears at the bottom of a page that are commonly used by writers to cite other authors publication in their document. We will show you how to manage footnotes in Microsoft Word.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd16ce62f13e.jpg" />We’re huge fans of the VistaSwitcher alternative for Alt+Tab, but unfortunately a recent bug has made it almost unusable for many of us, with lots of blank windows showing up in the list. Here’s how to fix it with a quick settings change.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/sguploads/thumbnails/sshot-2010-11-03-1-10-41-15.jpg" />There are numerous ways to block advertisements in your browser, but what if you could block them on the router? Here’s how to use the DD-WRT firmware and deliberate “DNS poisoning” to block ads for every device on your network.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4ccfe1107ba6b.png" />Have you ever been watching a YouTube video and want to get to the good part quickly without waiting for it to load? Today we have a cool tip showing how to use the number keys to navigate through videos the easy way.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4ccf65f47f619.png" />Getting everyone in one place at the same time for appointments can be daunting at times. Outlook makes it easy to setup appointments and invite attendees as well, and here we look at doing it in Outlook 2010.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd0d5cf0fa21.jpg" />Everybody loves a good Easter egg, and here’s a couple of oddities we found in the Windows calculator that we thought we’d share. How many of them did you already know about?
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce5d836b6dc.jpg" />We’re big fans of hidden registry hacks around here, so when our friend Justin showed how to put a real, working Libraries icon on the desktop, we figured it would make a perfect article for for a few extra geek points.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce45ca8b310.jpg" />One of the biggest complaints with previous versions of Rainmeter was that your awesome desktop widgets hide when you use Win+D or the Show Desktop shortcut to see your desktop—defeating the purpose. Here’s how to make them stick there.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce18463076c.jpg" />Going to a lot of night parties? We all know that the flash will give your pictures red eye, but here’s a simple way to use freeware Paint.NET to remove the red eye from any of your pictures.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce22482cfd0.jpg" /> Would you like to use Evernote anywhere without having to upgrade to a Premium account? Premium Evernote subscribers can sync whole notebooks offline on iPhone, but here’s how you can get your most important notes anytime on any Evernote account.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/image366.png" />Want to share some large files with a few friends, but worried about how you’ll keep the file transfer private? Here’s how to use uTorrent as a simple tracker and share files privately with your friends.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce1212a2d4e.jpg" />As one of the hallmark features of Photoshop, Layers are the foundation of learning good photo editing techniques. In this article, we’ll go through their basic usage, as well as cover some basic types of layers.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce4a8940a72.jpg" />If you live in an area that has a lot of blackouts, brownouts, and spikes in your electricity, it’s important to have a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) to protect your investment. Here’s how your APC UPS can shut down your PC gracefully.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cca74b07b256.png"> Will your computer not boot into Windows after installing an update on your dual-boot or Wubi Ubuntu install? Here’s how you can get your Windows boot loader back so you can easily get back to work in either OS.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cca2af655cb2.jpg" />Ever need to grab a file or two from your ext4 partition? Maybe you’ve wanted to backup a few important files while you were in Windows. Here’s how to browse your Linux partition from Windows using a tool called Ext2explore.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cca47ec7c5c7.jpg" />The latest version of system cleaning application CCleaner is out, with a lot of new changes under the hood like 64-bit support, cleaning HTML5 local storage, a drive wiper tool, and better support for Internet Explorer 9 and Google Chrome.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cca2cd3d53dc.jpg" />We’ve already shown you why so many geeks hate Internet Explorer, and since it’s almost Halloween we figured we’d show you something really scary—how to crash any version of Internet Explorer with nothing more than HTML and CSS.
<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-10-15-1-06-11-58.jpg" />Each holiday carries the risk of overspending our money, so we should pay a closer look to our holiday plan and make sure that we prepare a good budget to get the most out of our holiday. Here's a few tips that can help.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc9ce908ac02.jpg" />There’s nothing more frustrating than finally getting the screenshot or image you asked for, but the sender dropped them into a Word or Powerpoint document, and you don’t have Office 2007 or 2010 installed. Here’s how to view the screenshots anyway.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc9b1114a9f3.jpg" />Anybody who has a Windows 7 laptop is going to be concerned with how to make the battery last longer, but did you realize there’s a built-in troubleshooting wizard in Windows 7 that helps you maximize your battery life?