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How to Partition in Window Vista

I just bought a new laptop (Sony Vaio) because my old one (Compac) was often errored and very musical. When I was looking for assistance on how to partition the hard disk, I came across this tips. (Please make sure that you have backed up our recovery driver before shrink your computer).

With Windows Vista, there is no need of any other third party application such as Partition Magic, Disk Director or any other Partition Manager. Windows now has the inbuilt partition manager which is very easy to use.

Shrinking Windows Vista Partitions or partitioning:
This allows you to create a new partition or shrink any existing partition. Follow these steps.
Step 1: The options are available at ‘Disk Management’.

Start Menu -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Administrative Tools -> Double Click Computer Management -> Storage -> Disk Management.

It should look like the image below.

Disk Management in Vista
Step 2: Now, right click the partition you want to shrink and select the shrink option. Continue reading

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How to Write a Research Proposal

By: Paul T. P. Wong, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Research Director, Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology
Trinity Western University
Langley, BC, Canada

Most students and beginning researchers do not fully understand what a research proposal means, nor do they understand its importance. To put it bluntly, one’s research is only as a good as one’s proposal. An ill-conceived proposal dooms the project even if it somehow gets through the Thesis Supervisory Committee. A high quality proposal, on the other hand, not only promises success for the project, but also impresses your Thesis Committee about your potential as a researcher.

A research proposal is intended to convince others that you have a worthwhile research project and that you have the competence and the work-plan to complete it. Generally, a research proposal should contain all the key elements involved in the research process and include sufficient information for the readers to evaluate the proposed study. Continue reading

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How to Create a Blog with WordPress

Sample of a Blog with WordPress

A Sample of a Blog with WordPress

Since I moved to Australia for Ph.D study, I have received many emails from my students and friends on “How to Create a Blog with WordPress”. In addition to what I explained and shared with you so far, I found a post by Mr. Be Chantra. Please download the following files and go through it. Please let me know if you have any questions.


How to Create a Blog with WordPress (in Khmer, PDF File)

How to Create a Blog with WordPress (in English, PDF File)