Category Archives: Computer Stuff

Adding Internet activity icon on Windows 7

For those of you that are using Windows 7 you may have noticed that there is no icon, bottom right, that indicates that your internet access is working. There are 2 types of icon the old XP or the Vista … Continue reading

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What is Computer info doing on the 2BRetired site?

One thing I have notice since I have been getting older, although I am fighting it, my memory is not what it was. We presently do all the web site and computer stuff ourselves. I will do a setting on … Continue reading

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Adding a Donations button to Wordress

First install the  PayPal Donations plugin. Follow the plugin set up. After you have set up the plugin, you will notice that when you click on the Donation button on your page you get redirected to your PayPal account with … Continue reading

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Installing a localhost and Wordpress to you PC

By installing a localhost onto your computer you are basically creating a mini server on your PC. You now have a test platform to check out WordPress plugins and page/post layouts before updating your site.  Also I use my localhost … Continue reading

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Using Wordpress as your Website program Part1

So far this site has been rebuilt with WordPress. I can basically do nearly everything I could with a dedicated software with some exceptions of course. there has been a few work around but for ease  of use and support … Continue reading

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Building your own web site

This web site has been built and maintained by use. This project is not for the faint hearted. We started this site to create a mini community of like minded retirees to share ideas. Having a background in electronic engineering … Continue reading

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Skype for international use.

Skype for International use. Skype, however, also lets you call out to mobile phones and land lines (a service called SkypeOut <http://www.skype.com/allfeatures/callphones/&gt;) and enables you to have your own phone number in any of 23 countries, including the United States, … Continue reading

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