computer annoyances

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Add Accented International Keyboard Keys

How to use a custom keyboard layout to add or enable accented characters and European characters in Windows:

Remove Disable Word 2007 Context Formatting Menu Box

In Word 2007, when you highlight text or right-click in the document a small formatting menu appears above the text or the normal context menu. I don't like this feature, and this is how to disable it:

Vista Laptop Black Screen Flicker

Whenever I logged on to Windows, came back from sleep, or unlocked my computer (running Vista Home Premium), the screen on my laptop would refresh (flicker, flash) on and off a few times—sometimes several seconds after I'd already been using it.