Create a Windows e-mail shortcut

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If you have a friend, family member, or co-worker you often e-mail, you can do so using an e-mail shortcut link on your desktop or taskbar. To create an e-mail shortcut,... Continue reading

Today's Computer Word: Break

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The Break key is a keyboard key whose original purpose was to immediately halt execution of a running a program. On modern computers, it has no default function. It i... Continue reading

Why do I have two Program Files folders?

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Since 2005, Microsoft has offered both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of its Windows operating system. If you're running a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows, there are two... Continue reading

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1922 - Stanford Ovshinsky was born.
1968 - Andreas Raab was born.
1977 - Danah Boyd was born.
1995 - HTML 2.0 standard was first published in RFC 1866.
1998 - AOL announces it will acquire Netscape Communications for an estimated value of $4.2 billion.
2003 - Notepad++ was first released by developer Dan Ho.
2013 - NXT cryptocurrency was released.

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