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Enable Hibernation on Windows

Posted in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista by Steve Sinchak

For some users the ability to hibernate their PC instead of shutting down is disabled on Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.  All modern PC hardware supports hibernating and it is a great alternative to using sleep or the standby modes that continue to use power and can drain your battery if you have a laptop. Hibernation does not use any power after and it saves the state of your PC so you can resume just like you never turned your PC off with all of your applications running and open that you previously were using. 

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Restore Classic Typing Behavior in Office 2013

Posted in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista by Steve Sinchak

Word 2013 includes a brand new typing animation that glides across the screen as you type and to a new line upon hitting Enter. Excel 2013 includes a similar feature where the cell selection graphic glides around the grid when using the arrow keys. Some will love the new animations but others may find them distracting. In typical Microsoft fashion, a registry key was created that allows power users to disable the animations. 

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