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If you have never burned a compact disc before, the process is probably much easier than you think. There are two ways to format a burned CD: Data and audio. The first option is used to backup general files, and the second creates a music disc.

Both formats are created using a similar process, however this tutorial focuses on creating a music CD. Assuming you already have the audio files you wish to burn on your computer, open the folder that contains these files. Make sure you have a blank CD in your disc drive, and that the drive is capable of burning data.

You can right click on the individual songs you wish to use, select “Send to” and then “CD drive” to select the tracks you wish to burn one by one. You can also click within the folder, drag the selection box over the desired songs, and then right click and “Send to CD drive” to add multiple tracks at the same time.

There are two types of audio CDs you can burn. An MP3 CD - technically considered a data CD - can hold up to 700 megabytes of music (100 to 200 songs). Unfortunaly it will not work in every CD player. A standard audio CD can only hold 80 minutes of music, but it will work in every player.

When you are ready to create the disc, go to the desktop, click on “My computer” and select the CD drive icon. This will open a window showing you every song you have in the queue to be burned to disc. From the left-hand navigation menu, you can choose to write these files, or delete them from the queue.

Choose to write the files to disc, and you will be asked to name the CD. You can enter anything you would like in this text box. Click “Next,” and you will be asked whether you want to burn a data or audio CD.

For this tutorial, choose to burn an audio CD and click “Next.” Windows Media Player will open to convert the audio file into a usable format. Click “Start burn,” and the media player will automatically decode the files and burn them to a disc. The amount of time it will take to create the CD is displayed near the bottom, right-hand corner of the screen. When this process is completed, the disc drive will open on your computer. It is now safe to remove the disc and listen to it.

Deleting your computers cookies & browser history is a great way to protect your online privacy. This only takes a few seconds, and can be done whenever you feel it is necessary. Here is how to complete the process in two of the most popular web browsers:

Internet Explorer

* Open Internet Explorer.
* From the “Tools” menu, select “Internet Options.”
* The default “General” tab has buttons that allow you to “Delete Cookies” and “Delete History.”
* If you want a little more control over the cookies your system accumulates, click “Settings” followed by “View Objects.”
* You can select all of the cookies in the following window and delete them from your system one by one; however, this is mainly intended for people who are having performance issues with their PC. This should not be done regularly.
* If this is your first time deleting the cookies from your computer, it may take a while to complete the task.

Create a Distribution List In Outlook 

Microsoft Outlook distribution lists can save you a lot of time if you frequently e-mail the same groups of people time and time again. Follow these easy steps to simplify your online messaging.

Click the “New” button near the top left corner and select “Distribution List.” Enter a name for the list – such as family, friends or work – so that is indicative of the people it applies to. Next, go to “Select Members” and choose the e-mail contacts you want to include in the list. Click “OK” to close this window after you are done, followed by “Save and Close.”

To use the list you just created, open a new e-mail, click “To,” and choose the list from this window.  When you send your e-mail, it will go to every address in your distribution list. You can edit the members later by returning to the “Distribution List” window.

Have you ever wondered why your computer slows down over time? Well there are a lot of reasons for that, sometimes it is spyware and viruses that pile up on your computer over time, other times it can be left over program files in your registry. The point is most peoples computers don't run like they used to and most of us are unsure how to fix things.

There are a lot of different programs out there, some cost as much as $100 while others are free. The problem comes in when people are unsure what program to use, installing and uninstalling various programs can be bad enough but installing and uninstalling programs that mess with your registry!

We have spent a lot of time reviewing different programs and while there are a lot that work well in our experience there is one that seems to work the best. It is one of the only programs with a money back guarantee as well!

This software is time tested with over 60 million downloads, and on top of that the team here at Be Your Own IT has been using it for a long time as well. Not only does it fix registry issues, it also repairs most ever single error we have ever seen!

Bottom line is if you want to speed your computer up, make it fast like it used to be we stand by regcure, it will be the best money you ever spend is regards to speeding up your computer, we use it on our own computers, recommend it to family, and to the thousands of members of the Be Your Own IT Team.




Below Are Our Proven Steps To Speeding Up Your Computer:


The first step will be to clean out your MSconfig settings that will not only make your computer boot up possibly FASTER than it did when you first got it, but it will also free up the necessary resources your computer needs to run fast like new. The internet will run faster, programs will load faster, and so much more! This is one of our best and most viewed videos! (well over 16,000 people helped) After running this procede to step 2!




Step 2 Bring It Home And Finish The Job!








A Tiny Amount Of What This Tool Does:

  1. COM/ActiveX
    Invalid COM or ActiveX object entries in the Windows registry can cause application failures, document and information loss, and system crashes. RegCure will scan and remove these entries automatically, setting your mind at ease

  2. Uninstall Entries
    When an application's installer does not correctly set up the uninstall process, the Registry becomes clogged with invalid information. RegCure scours your registry for invalid information left behind by incorrect uninstall processes.
  3. Font Entries
    Often application errors – especially in Word processing applications – are caused by missing or corrupt font files. RegCure resolves these inconsistencies for you ensuring that font files taking up space in your registry are valid.

  4. Shared DLLs
    Invalid entries in the Shared DLLs section of the Registry can cause a certain type of application failure commonly known as "DLL hell". RegCure puts your mind at ease by repairing and restoring your Registry automatically.

  5. Application Paths
    Disk directories that are not referenced correctly can often cause programs to fail. RegCure will scan and fix the Application Paths section of the Window registry

  6. Help Files Information
    The last thing you need when you are looking for help on an application is for it to crash! RegCure takes care of invalid help file references so you never have to worry about the registry containing incorrect help information.

  7. Windows Startup Items
    RegCure quickly finds and deletes missing program entries in the startup items area of the Windows registry. Incorrect installation programs will cause these problems without you even realizing it!

    File/Path References
    Some registry items can be associated with non-existent files and folders – such as when temporary files are used for storage. RegCure will help you remove the invalid entries every time you scan!

  8. Program Shortcuts
    Incorrect program shortcuts can cause applications to take much longer to start – or simply stop them from running at all. RegCure effortlessly finds these entries and removes them for you.

  9. Empty Registry Keys
    RegCure will remove Registry keys that have no value, sweeping out the useless entries that clog up your system.

  10. Shell Extensions
    Shell extensions provide you with useful enhancements to the working environment of your PC. Invalid shell extension entries can cause irregularities that will frustrate and slow you down. The RegCure scan will find these entries so that they can be removed permanently.

  11. Custom Scans
    You can customize how RegCure scans your registry by selecting only the items you want to be scanned.

    Automatic Scanning with the Scheduling Tool
    With RegCure you can create schedules so that a registry scan is done automatically on the time you choose. Using the scheduling feature you can set more than one schedule to run daily, weekly, monthly, at system startup, and more.

  12. Selection and Removal
    You can choose which items RegCure has detected after it completes the registry scan.

  13. Ignore List
    RegCure offers you the ability to ignore items that have been detected after the registry is scanned. In this way these items will be ignored for subsequent scans. You can manage an Ignore list should you want to have these items scanned and removed in the future.

  14. Automatic Repair
    RegCure offers you the ability to perform an automatic repair of detected items after a scan. You can configure the settings so that a repair of detected items occurs after each scan.

  15. Backup and Restore
    An automatic backup is created every time you use RegCure. You can restore any items any time for peace of mind.

  16. Startup Management
    RegCure offers quick and easy access to all the programs that are launched when you start your computer. You can enable and disable applications in the Manage Startup list with a few simple clicks.




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