Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Booktrailer Tech Tip: Easiest Way to Save Your Sanity

This is a small, simple, easy-to-do tip and one you should do often. It will save countless minutes (or maybe hours!) of frustration. Say it like a mantra, especially if you're using Windows XP...
SAVE YOUR PROJECT OFTEN!!

XP has a little kink in it where you'll freeze up. Then you have to do an alt-control-delete to shut down the program and bring it back up again. And if you didn't save, you'll have to start from the beginning again! So remember...

SAVE YOUR PROJECT OFTEN!!

If you're using Windows Vista, the kink isn't there - they must have fixed it. But from past experience, this one tip will make you happy : )

Enjoy!

3 comments:

Kathy said...

Great tip...one I repeat often to my students when working with MovieMaker. We have xp on almost all of our computers. Many times the students don't heed the advice, but eventually they learn to "save often."

Sunni said...

Great advice. Student never get this or the just save and never look at where they are saving. Wish there windows movie maker would put in a auto save like word has.

naomibates said...

That would be awesome!! Why didn't they think of that?!?