Most times we want to do simple photo(s) edits like resizing, brightening but we cannot do it until when we get to pay a professional. Well here is a step by step howto on making edition by yourself.

First of all Microsoft picture manager is a Microsoft product that has been there since Microsoft office 2000. Over the years more and more tools have been added and therefore here in this article we will only tackle those that we need now.

Step 1:
Find the program - Microsoft Picture Manager

a) Go to your computer programs then click Start -> All programs -> Microsoft Office - > Microsoft Office (2007, 2010) tools then Microsoft Picture Manager
Using Microsoft Picture Manager to edit & enhance your photos.

b) Or Right click on the image you want to edit and go to Open with “Picture Manager

Before you can change your IP you need some information. This information includes your IP range, subnet mask, default gateway, dhcp server, and dns servers.

1. Getting your IP range - Getting information about your IP range is not difficult, I recommend using Neo Trace on your own IP. But for my test just look at your IP address, say it's you can definitely use the IP's found between < [new IP] <, don't use x.x.x.1 or x.x.x.255. To find your IP simply open a dos/command prompt window and type ipconfig at the prompt, look for "IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : x.x.x.x".

Open the browser.

Click the Chrome menu button. This is located in the upper-right corner of the window, and has three horizontal bars colored green, yellow, or red depending on how recently you've updated your browser. Select Settings from the drop-down menu. This will open the browser settings in a new tab.

Just of recent when I was trying to access a site with secure http (https) I was required to either use IE6 or above but not IE9. Now since my laptop had upgraded to IE9 through updates, I had to find away to downgrade to IE8 in order to do online banking. Anyway below are some of the steps to get back your IE (8)

Steps to downgrade Internet Explorer 9 to Internet Explorer 8.

- Close all programs.

- Click Start, and then click Control Panel.


Hey people,

It was kind of rough for me to really have my website upgraded to 2.5 joomla version from 1.6. However after reading a couple of links here and there these are my versioned steps to have your website upgraded to 2.5

Step 1:
Ensure your website is with version 1.6.5 (the last update in 1.6) if not please visit get the update from this link (link to stable 1.6.5 patch

After downloading it, unzip and copy only directories/folders (Administrator, Libraries, language) as shown in the image below:-

Paste them into your website folder/directory.  Confirm from your administrator panel version of 1.6.5 as per the image below.

If YES ......... great your good to go on step 2.