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Scrivener Will Not Allow You To Change Text Color

Scrivener Will Not Allow You To Change Text Color

One day I was driven nuts because Scrivener, my favorite long format writing application, was typing red text.  I tried everything.  I went to text color and chose black but it simply would not take.  I went on the Internet, conducted a search and there were no answers.  I just kept poking around until I found the solution.  I must have left off with my writing project with first revision which turns all the text to red.  I only had…

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Avantree DG40S Bluetooth USB Finally Works After 3 Days Of Trying

Avantree DG40S Bluetooth USB Finally Works After 3 Days Of Trying

I recently purchased Avantree DG40S Wireless 4.0 Micro USB Adapter for my Toshiba Satellite A505 laptop. It would NOT work. I sent Avantree support the following e-mail: Support, I received from Amazon the Avantree DG40S Wireless 4.0 Micro USB Adapter. Delivered Wednesday, May 16, 2018 My laptop is Toshiba Satellite A505-SG025. Operating system: Windows 10. Audio Bluetooth Headsets are Apple AirPods. Problem is the Apple AirPod headsets will not stay paired. I hear no audio. What I have done: Updated…

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iMac Spinning Color Wheel

iMac Spinning Color Wheel

The customer’s iMac, desktop computer, started to display a color spinning color wheel on the display and the user could not perform any computer activity. There are a number of almost secret Mac utilities one can very easily employ to try to fix these problems. Let’s go down the list as I had to do to find a fix for this computer. My list order can be changed. The order I show here can be changed. My point is to…

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Avast Problem

Avast Problem

As soon as Avast was deleted and I did a restart, Firefox worked perfectly. The offending program was Avast. I decided to NOT to use that program again! My computer has worked perfectly ever since.

Macintosh Web Browsers Get Infected

Macintosh Web Browsers Get Infected

I had just came from a local junior college, Santiago Junior College and used their WiFi system in their parking lot.  I got a warning that the site was not secure but I used it anyway.  When I got home all my web browsers were infected.  My browser kept giving me a warning keeping me from proceeding doing any work on my laptop.  Whenever I tried to do a search I would see the following on my Macintosh laptop: “The…

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Product Review: The Arduino Starter Kit

Product Review: The Arduino Starter Kit

The Arduino Starter Kit is an electronics kit that you are going to use as a home lab experiment process to learn all sorts of technical skills and knowledge.  It does a pretty darn good job at starting you out learning a lot of different aspects of electronics technology at a very simple level and at the same time teaches you simple computer programming.  Here is my list of  what this kit may find value for  you: Simple, introduction to…

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Scrivener ONLY Types Red (Part 2)

Scrivener ONLY Types Red (Part 2)

I have been working on a writing project for years and am annoyed to find that Scrivener ONLY Types Red text.  I found out how to correct this.  Open Scrivener and put your mouse over the top far left and over the words Scrivener.  A drop down menu should appear and from that menu select “Preferences”.  When that new window appears on your computer screen select the second top tab at the top of the window with the label “Appearance”. …

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What I like about Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015

What I like about Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015

I would like to provide you a summary of my experience with Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015 so you do not have to plow through my rather wordy explanations that follows. I have used Final Cut Pro and iMovie. This program is impressive. I love it. I am constantly impressed at how easy tasks are to complete.