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Enable The Scientific CalculatorWindows XP comes with a built-in calculator that can be quite handy for performing calculations right on your computer screen. The calculator can be accessed via the "Accessories" section of the "All Programs" menu.
In fact, most Windows users are probably already familiar with the standard Windows calculator. However, what you may not know is that you can significantly enhance the calculator's functionality by enabling the "Scientific" view. When in Scientific mode, you can perform calculations using the hex, decimal, binary or octal number systems.
To enable the scientific view:
To switch back to simple view, return to "View" and click "Standard".
To launch the calculator quickly:
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