Advice 1: How to create a note-sticker on the desktop

We are constantly working with computers and want all the necessary information was at hand. Sometimes you want to make a small note to be visible and not need to waste time opening documents. In this case, the program will help you "Scrapbook" pre-installed on the computer.
How to create a note-sticker on the desktop
You will need
  • Computer/laptop/netbook
Instruction
1
Find the application "Notes" through the search or programs on your computer and open it.
2
After starting the program immediately opens a field for you to record. You can make a to-do list for the day, important reminders, and more.
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Please note on the sheet of notes. At the top left, mark "+" you can create a new note. Top right cross shows the record is deleted.
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You can change the size of the scrapbook, place the cursor on the border and dragging the window in the desired direction.
5
To change the background color of a note, click on it right mouse button and select the desired color. Just given a choice of 6 colors.
Note
The note will remain on your desktop even if you restart the computer.

If you click on the notes icon in the taskbar while you work, for example, in the browser, the notes will be placed on top of the Windows.
Useful advice
To hide a note on your desktop, click on the appropriate icon in the taskbar. Similarly, it is possible again to make the note visible.

If you often need a reminder / mini-do lists, pin the program to taskbar, then you don't need to look for it.

Advice 2 : How to make a beautiful inscription on the photo

Make a beautiful inscription on the photo, you can use one of the graphics editors. These programs use pre-installed system fonts are not very diverse, and some do not support the Cyrillic alphabet, which prevents the implementation of plans. Let's try to solve this problem.
How to make a beautiful inscription on the photo
Instruction
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Start with finding the right font that will set the tone lettering and combined with the image in the picture. You can use the one of the sites where you can find and free download of fonts for every taste: www.xfont.ru, www.ifont.ru, www.fontov.net etc.
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Try, for example, to find the font on the website www.xfont.ru. Use the table at the top of the page. Selecting the font, click on its name. Here you can see how will look the entire alphabet, if you use this font option. Pay attention to the fact that some fonts do not support Cyrillic. If you're undecided, press the "Download" button, which is located at the bottom of the page. Then click on the downloaded file twice, and in the dialog that appears, click "Install".
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Now run the program Picasa, which you can download from the official developers website at www.picasa.google.comand select the desired photo on your computer. Open the photo by clicking on it twice. In the left panel, find the tab "Basic operations" and select "Text".
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Will appear a toolbar where you can select the font (specified font will also be in the list), color, size, transparency, borders – in short, everything you need to create beautiful and original labels. You will also be able to move the inscription, to increase or decrease its size using the handy and intuitive tool management text. To save the result, press Ctrl+S or select File" Save as".

Advice 3 : How to remove highlighting shortcuts on the desktop

Sometimes highlighting shortcuts on the start screen, the table may be not needed. To change this setting without using any software or special skills.
How to remove highlighting shortcuts on the desktop
Instruction
1
Right-click the mouse on the free shortcuts of the desktop. Select "Properties". You will open a new window with options that apply to the desktop settings, screen resolution, Wallpaper and screensavers, here you will find a solution to the problem of illuminated labels. To do this, go to the tab "desktop".
2
Click on the "customize desktop", in the opened window you will see all the possible settings that can do yourself to customize the appearance of the desktop. Open the tab "Web". There you will see that you have the "tick" action "to Fix desktop elements". Remove it, apply and save the changes.
3
You can also change icons with drop shadow for this, open "My computer" and free of icons space right-click of the mouse. Click properties. You will have a new window with multiple tabs – select the last one, it's called "Advanced". Select the "Settings" button, which belongs to the system performance. Remove the tick from "shadow casting icons on the operating table".
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Apply and save the changes. Perhaps, you will be prompted to restart the system in order for the new settings to take effect. This item is desktop customization associated with effects on system performance. You can also use third-party applications to customize your desktop and system. For example, the program XP Tweaker, which offers the user advanced mode to customize the appearance of the operating system.
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If you can not change the display parameter of the web items on the desktop, then simply change in the properties of the desktop main color – make it as close to the color scheme of the Wallpaper, and the allocation of labels you will not be so noticeable.
Note
Illumination of labels may carry a different purpose. This is not only a attribute of appearance system.
Useful advice
Change desktop settings in favor of productivity.

Advice 4 : How to remove highlighted desktop icons

If the user wants to customize the "Working table" of their own taste, it is necessary to know how to work with different elements on it. The iconslocated on the Desktop, you can hide, move, delete. Many of these actions are performed in several stages or steps.
How to remove highlighted desktop icons
You will need
  • mouse;
  • keyboard;
  • component "folder";
  • -the component "Screen".
Instruction
1
On the Desktop can be located a variety of icons: files, folders, shortcuts. After installing the operating system, all the icons that the user sees on the Desktop are shortcuts to run installed on local disks of computer programs. Even folders such as My computer, My documents, Trash also just labels. "Real" folders and files appear later when the user creates them independently.
2
If you need to delete some shortcuts (folders, files) with the "Working table", select them with the mouse and press the Delete key on the keyboard. Another option: select the icons and click any of them, right-click, in the drop-down menu, click "Delete". Request to confirm the deletion, answer Yes. The icons will be placed in the Trash.
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To remove items such as My computer, Network neighborhood, recycle Bin, My documents, click in any empty space on the "Working table". In the drop-down menu, select "Properties". A window will open "display Properties". Click on the tab "desktop" and click on the "Setting the table". In the opened window, click on the "General" tab and remove marker from the fields of those elements that want to remove from the "Working table". Apply the new settings, close the window.
4
To remove from "Working table" you created files and folders and move them to another directory, highlight the desired files and folders and place them in the clipboard. Click on any highlighted icon, right-click and select from the drop down menu the Cut command.
5
Navigate to a new directory to host the files, click in any empty space of the open folder, right-click and select "Paste". The Paste command can also be invoked from the "edit" top menu bar of the folder. To move in this way shortcuts does not make sense.
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To make icons of files and folders hidden, move the cursor to each desired icon and click right button of the mouse. In the drop-down menu, select "Properties". In the dialog box, click the General tab and set the marker in the box next to "Hidden". Click on the "Apply" button, close the window.
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Call component "folder options". To do this through the "start menu" call "control Panel" and in the category "appearance and themes" click the "folder options". Another way: open any folder and select in the top menu bar "Tools" drop-down menu, select "folder options". This will open a new dialog box.
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Navigate in the window that opens on the tab "View". Under "advanced settings" using the scroll bar to find the item "Hidden files and folders", set the marker in the "do Not show hidden files and folders". Click on the "Apply" button and close the window. All the files and folders that you've done hidden, will remain on the Desktop, but will be invisible.
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