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  • How to Download Free Ebooks

    Much public domain literature, both obscure and well-known, is available for free on sites such as Project Gutenberg and Google Books. Downloading free eBooks onto your computer is easier than downloading DRM-protected private domain books and, in most cases, transferring the titles to an eReader, tablet or smartphone requires no special software. While most free […]

  • How to Read Down Syndrome Markers on an Ultrasound During Pregnancy

    Down syndrome markers are indications, on an ultrasound, that a fetus may have down syndrome. Down syndrome markers found on ultrasounds are controversial, because the markers may occur in fetuses without down syndrome. The markers are not always reliable. Common markers used to identify down syndrome include echogenic bowel, echogenic intracardiac focus, dilation of the […]

  • How Do I Read a Federal Pay Check Stub?

    Reading your pay stub for the first time is a little like reading a foreign language. There are all kinds of things that seem to have been deducted from your money before you ever got a chance to see it. A federal pay stub will look exactly the same as any other pay stub, as […]

  • How to Read the Leaderboard in Golf

    Golf is game of numbers. Lots of numbers. This becomes evident when looking at a golf tournament leaderboard. There are all kinds of information posted on a leaderboard, informing the audience exactly of what is happening on the golf course at any given moment. Not all leaderboards look the same, and some include statistics that […]

  • How to Read DLL Files

    DLL files are system files that are mainly associated with Dynamic Link Library, according to FileInfo.com, an online database of file extensions. DLL files contain a group of functions and/or device drivers that are activated by an application. Moreover, DLL files allow several programs to access system procedures by means of common libraries. DLL files […]

  • How to Change a PDF Reader in Internet Explorer

    Due to the number of programs that may be downloaded to your computer, as well as files received from others, you will inevitably have saved a wide variety of file types and extensions. Explorer, the Internet browser from Microsoft, is set up to open specific file types with a default program. For example, PDF files […]

  • How to Find a Job Proofreading Books

    Proofreading involves reading texts to find and correct errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation and fact. Proofreaders must have excellent language and research skills, pay close attention to detail and work under deadline pressures. Many book publishers hire proofreaders on a part-time or freelance basis to work from home. According to payscale.com, proofreaders make between $10 […]

  • How to Configure Opera to Read PDF Files & Forms

    Portable document format files render the same on every computer, so they’re often used for forms and other documents. Like most Web browsers, Opera lacks built-in support for PDF files. Opera requires Adobe’s Reader application installed before it can read PDF files and forms. After you install Adobe Reader, you can configure PDFs to load […]

  • How to Read New York Parking Signs

    New York has some of the strictest parking laws around, especially in New York City. The signs are sometimes confusing and can lead to parking tickets when the driver doesn’t realize that the space is not available for parking. Reading the signs and understanding what they mean is very important to avoiding tickets and traffic […]

  • My iPhone Won’t Read a SIM Card

    An iPhone is still functional without a SIM card but it cannot make or receive calls nor can it use the 3G or Wi-Fi network without it. The SIM card stores customer information for cell-phone carriers to ensure that the SIM card is valid for use. When the iPhone cannot read the SIM card, the […]

  • How to Read an Hour Meter on a Tractor

    When a tractor is up for sale, the most sought-after stat about the tractor is the hours on the engine. Unlike most vehicles that have an odometer that records the miles driven on the engine, tractors have an hours meter. A lot of tractor work involves running the tractor engine for PTO, or power take […]