Most Useful Life Hacks

List of most useful life hacks:

  1. If you download a “PDF” file and you see it ends in “.exe” delete it. It’s a virus.
  2. If the WIFI at an airport/hotel costs money, add .?jpg” at the end of any URL ( they usually don’t redirect images)
  3. If you want to download a YouTube video, just add “ss” to the URL between www. and YouTube.
  4. Accidentally close a Word file without saving? No auto-save either? Search .asd into file explorer under “my/this pc”. The document will be there. Windows has you back !
  5. How to make an essay longer: Hit CTRL+ F, search “.” and change the font size of the periods to 12 to 14. They look the exact same, but will make you paper significantly longer !
  6. Highlight a selection in Word and hit shift + F3 to make it all caps or all lowercase.
  7. When you copy something from the Internet use CTRL+SHIFT+V to paste it. This will prevent the text from formatting.
  8. Save your PowerPoint presentations as a “PowerPoint Show” ( .ppsx )  and it will open directly to the slideshow.
  9. Hit alt and click on any Google image to have it automatically saved to your computer.

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