Monthly Archives: July 2011

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, PowerPoint

What can be more frustrating than working hard on a document, spreadsheet or presentation and then discovering that the person you sent it to can’t open it in their version of Microsoft Office?  To head this problem off at the pass, here’s a look at a few possible solutions to this situation for users of…

How to Play an FLV File | Wimpy FLV Player Video Tuturial

You can download this tool from the Wimpy site here. And learn more about the tool by watching the clip below:

How to Get Windows 8 Interface in Windows 7 | ClipTraining CBT Blog

By now you must have figured out that we go gaga for any tidbit or morsel we can get on Windows 8.  To help pacify your “Can’t wait for the Windows 8 beta” urge, today we’ll show you a software app that lets you run a clone of the rumored Metro UI coming to Windows…

How to Use ExtractNow to Extract Multiple Files | Online Video Tutorial

ExtractNow is a simple utility that allows you to extract multiple archives quickly and easily. Download this tool at

Customize Your Desktop with VLC Video Background | ClipTraining Blog

In our recent “Clip of the Week” we introduced you to the concept of a desktop video background for Windows 7 through Dreamscene Activator.  Continuing on this theme, we’d like to show you a couple alternative ways to display a looping video as your background through the VLC Media Player to enjoy a video background.  This…

The Admin Corner: SharePoint 2010 SP1, Office 365 Administration and SQL 2011 CTP3

This week Microsoft released SP1 for SharePoint 2010.  ClipTraining’s J. Peter Bruzzese covered the main features of the release in his Enterprise Windows column for InfoWorld.  Read the full article here.  “SharePoint 2010 SP1: What it does — and does not do” In addition, J. Peter Bruzzese had the privilege to write an article for…

How to Activate Windows 7 DreamScene Activator | Video Wallpaper

Make 3D Pictures Online With | 3D and Panoramic Pictures

This week’s “Clip of the Week” centered on creating an image panorama using Windows Live Photo Gallery.  Today we’d like to build on that by showing you a more advanced method for displaying 360° 3D panoramas using This free service allows you to convert your images and display them in two styles: 3D Panoramas…

Free System Administrator Tools for Windows | Online CBT Training

There are two sites with free tools that administrators need to know about and peruse often. Sysinternals has been around for a while and was created in 1996 by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell to host their advanced system utilities and technical information. Whether you’re an IT Pro or a developer, you’ll find Sysinternals utilities to…

How to Create Panoramic Images with Windows Live Photo Gallary Video

In this clip you’ll learn how to use Windows Live Photo Gallery to put together multiple photos into one panoramic shot!

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