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A windows operating system can be a huge source of problems when it develops any errors. Therefore, the users do not feel comfortable using it anymore. This is because they feel that their work is being delayed due to a slow PC speed. So, how to speed up windows XP? It can be done through ensuring that the right entries are contained in the windows registry. This is because otherwise the functioning of a PC can get impaired heavily.



Most of the times, a less amount of RAM installed on the PC than required can cause such an error. One of the causes of a slow XP is indexing service.
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This service uses a large amount of RAM. Due to this reason, the computer produces so much noise when the program is executed. This can also cause problems when the computer operates so slow that the user is not able to carry out his instructions quite well. The indexing services can be removed from the program option by using the windows components. Just disable the indexing service to speed up windows XP.



Optimizing your computer using a windows registry cleaner is always the best way to speed up windows XP because it can remove all the redundant registry errors. Removing such entries is necessary so that windows XP operating system is able to work properly and reduce the chances of it becoming slow.



Using such software by installing it on the PC to speed up XP is also easy because you do not need to execute any commands apart from pressing the OK button for initiating scan of the registry. You can also try to perform all the windows registry repair steps manually. However, the consequences will be even worse if you make an improper repair or delete the important entries unknowingly.



Therefore, Using such registry clean software is advisable because it can repair corrupt and damaged entries in your windows registry safely and automatically. This makes sure that your windows XP keeps on functioning well. It will never slow down and require a technician for its repair. This is indeed the most reliable way to speed up windows XP.

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Most people want to do special effects with Photoshop but like all tools capable of advanced work, it pays to get the essential basics under your belt first. Here is my recommended list of the 6 basic essentials any Photoshop beginner should learn:



1. Learn the image analysis tools - The Histogram, The Eyedropper, and The Info Palette



These three tools provide you with essential information about your image or photograph. The Histogram will tell you everything you need to know about the exposure of the photograph, whether it is under or over exposed, and the tonal ran
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ge. The Eyedropper tool will give you valuable information about the colours in the image; especially if there is a colour cast (a colour cast is an undesirable overall dominant colour) you need to correct. The Info palette (or window) will provide numerical feedback when using the eyedropper and also when using other tools. This is an important reference for advanced work so is worth getting to know at the start.



2. Learn how to straighten a tilted image - Use the ruler to find the angle of tilt.



Learning to use the Ruler tool will allow you to determine precisely the angle of a tilted horizon and this can then be used with the Rotate canvas command to rapidly correct a tilted image. No guesswork needed! With so many people using cameras with only viewing screens at the back rather than a proper viewfinder, it has become all to common for pictures to come out of the camera with a severe tilt to them. Learning to use the ruler and rotate canvas combination makes correcting these pictures really easy!



3. Learn to crop the picture - Use the Crop tool



Cropping is the process of removing anything from around the edges of a photo that does not add to the impact of the photo. The Crop tool should be learned next since cropping is a very important creative process. There are very few photos that cannot benefit from being cropped. Too many Photoshop beginners just accept the content of the photo as it came from the camera without thinking about whether the picture can be improved visually by cutting away unnecessary edges. The additional benefit of cropping the picture early is that you also reduce the file size which makes further changes to the image run much faster since you are using less memory and disk space.



4. Learn to remove dust marks and blemishes - Use the Healing Brush and the Clone Stamp tools



Even with modern sensor cleaning built-in, you may find your image contains dust marks or other blemishes. These will often be seen in areas of smooth tone such as a clear sky. These should be removed using the Healing Brush tool, especially useful on smooth colour and tones like skies, and the Clone Stamp tool. The Clone Stamp tool is essential for removing or correcting areas of detail which the Healing Brush tool quite often just messes up. Get a grip on these two important tools quickly so you can really clean up your important images.



5. Learn to correct the tonal values - Use the Levels command



The next logical step is to correct any exposure problems or tonal range issues. If the picture is too dark or light now is the time to correct it. To do tonal corrections you need to learn to use the Levels command. The levels command uses a histogram to show the tones so your previous learning from Step 1 above will really help you now. I told you it was a logical learning sequence!



6. Learn to remove colour casts - Use the Colour Balance command



Although modern cameras make a reasonable job of interpreting the colour of light reaching the sensor, they also often get it wrong which results in a photo with an obvious dominant colour. This is known as a colour cast and needs to be removed using the Colour Balance command. Once a dominant colour has been corrected you are ready to make more creative colour enhancements if desired.



There you have the six most important things for a Photoshop beginner to learn. Each of these steps can be mastered quite quickly and the knowledge gained will provide a solid foundation for all your future Photoshop work; whether you just want to improve a family snap or produce an advanced special effects work of art.



Now you can go on to learn more skills in Photoshop by joining me, and other like minded folk, for FREE at Zone2Tone Members and after you join us you will receive a free professional quality video tutorial.



Copyright (c) Les Meehan 2010.
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Creating your own designs using Photoshop brushes with commercial license is a number one prerequisite for each of the money making ideas we will present in this article.



There are various ways to make money creating your own stuff on-line. Everyone knows about various on-line services that let you upload your designs, apply them on various items like, mugs, apparels, t-shirts, personal gifts and so on.



Let's just mention cafepress.com, zazzle.com, fotomoto.com and similar.



However, not everyone is aware of four additional ways to make money with your des
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igns even if you are a total newbie and don't know much about Photoshop or similar graphic design software.



These are:





Rubber stamping

Paper design

Wallpaper design

Logo design

Now, here is how it works.



Let's say you want to go into Rubber stamp business, but you are not so good with Photoshop or similar software. Or, you even might be good at these but you are going through some kind of creativity block. Don't let that stop you from doing what you want to do.



All you need is Photoshop, a good collection of PS brushes with commercial use license and a little bit of time.



1. Rubber stamping



There is a whole deal of sites explaining how to about rubber stamping, which is, by the way, increasingly popular in US. So, if you don't really have an idea on the shapes for the stamp, just find some cool Photoshop brushes (for instance floral or swirls) turn them into rubber stamps and - voila, you have your own product for sale.



2. Paper design



You guessed, same applies here. With Photoshop brushes you can create patterns for paper design. Then, you can sell that design on sites like picturepaper.com



3. Wallpaper



designers earn from $30.000 - $80.000 per year. So, if you are thinking about starting a career there, again, Photoshop brushes will get you up to speed in no time.



4. Logo design



There are a bunch of places where you can compete in logo design contest. One of my favorite one is crowdspring.com. But don't miss eLance or FreeLancer either. Again, if you own a good collection of Photoshop brushes with commercial license - jump in!



Of course, there are, virtually, unlimited ways to use Photoshop brushes in creative process. Especially if you are just a beginner, but also if you are experienced in Photoshop going through a creative block - Photoshop brushes will be here to save your day. As I said in the beginning you just need to be sure that the brushes you use come with the commercial use license.



Interested in Photoshop brushes with commercial license? Visit the Graphics-Illustrations.Com Blog for help with photoshop brushes, as well as Adobe Photoshop.
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Does your windows 7 run too slow? Do you want to make windows 7 faster but not pay much?

Here are some tips maybe help you!



Firstly, you need to know more about the hardware requirements of win 7. Windows 7 Release Date is 22nd October 2009, last Thursday. But I have tested the pre-release version of windows 7 on several desktops and laptops around my real store for months. And here are recommended hardware configurations by my test:



CPU: 2G or more (Dual Core or more is better)

Memory: more than 1G

Hard drive space: more than 20G, ensure more tha
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n 5G free for the system cache!



If your computer meets these demands but still runs slow, you'd better optimize your win 7 right now! But don't worry, it is not difficult to make your window 7 faster! Here are some good tips:



1. Maintain Hard Drive Regularly

1.1 Keeping an eye on the hard drive space. Do not save big files in primary partition.

1.2 Regularly cleaning out unused files you no longer use.

1.3 Removing the applications correctly.

1.4 Checking errors on a regular schedule.

1.5 Defragmenting disk termly.



2. Enable Write Cache For Faster Your Windows 7



You should also enable the write cache of hard disk. Write caching means that Windows 7 doesn't flush changed data to the disk until the system is idle, which improves performance.



2.1 Click "Start" and point to "Search".

2.2 Input "device" into the search box and Press "Search".

2.3 Select "Device Manager" in the search results.

2.4 Open the Disk Drives branch.

2.3 Click the hard disk for its property sheet.

2.4 Activate "Enable Write Caching" on the Device check box.

2.5 For maximum performance, activate the "Turn Off Windows Write-Cache Buffer Flushing on the Device" too.

2.6 Click "OK" for faster windows 7.



If you have done everything but windows 7 is still slow, Click here to free scan for faster Windows 7 by downloading the top3 tools now.
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Because of the compatibility, we are hard to find the right cables or adapters for our cell phones. We went to the local stores, but usually came bake disappointedly. So I turned to find online, and I found a website where there are many cables and adapters for many brand mobile phones. I bought a cable and an adapter for my Nokia, to my surprise, they are free shipping even though they are cheap.
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Toshiba Satellite : Get laptop-class size and performance, plus world-class ultrathin mobility, with the Satellite T235 hot deals laptop - a sleek, stylish PC that gives you all the unplugged power and freedom you need. Weighing less than four pounds, and measuring just an inch thin, this easy traveler is a cinch to carry. Yet it offers a 13.3-Inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen LED display - well-sized for multitasking, work or play. Plus, it has the horsepower to handle the dayโs tasks or eveningโs entertainment, along with a great communications package to keep you effective and in touch.
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It also comes with a choice of processors. AMD Neo processors offer tremendous multimedia capabilities. It is the best of 13.3 inch laptop. | Ultrathin Laptop
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LG LX6500 Tv Sale, Buy a qualifying LG LX6500-series HDTV and get a free BX580 3D network Blu-ray player and four pairs of 3D glasses. To take advantage of this special offer, simply select an HDTV package from the list below; you will not be charged for the Blu-ray player or glasses when added to cart.



For a limited time, purchase a qualifying LG 3D HDTV and receive the LG BX580 3D Network Blu-ray Disc player and four pairs of LG 3D Active Shutter glasses for free. Simply select the pac
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kage of choice, build out your bundle collection and add all three items to your Shopping Cart.
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There is a lot of electricity problem in my locality. Hence, I always keep flash light beside me for my use. And I always rely upon Leatherman store to search for a reliable product. I often browse through their online Leatherman store. I like it.
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