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How To : Quickly force quit any program in Windows

Programs aren't perfect. Either are operating systems. And when one or the other (possibly both) aren't working as expected, your program may freeze up and become unresponsive. If this happens to you in Windows frequently, you need to know how to force quit the application, so ...more

How To : Check If Windows XP Is Activated

Some people might check their activation status of Windows XP by simply right-clicking on the My Computer icon on their desktop, then clicking on Properties. It opens up a new window with General tab showing some basic information about your PC, like system info, registered to ...more

How To : Find the "hidden" mic boost on Realtek HD sound cards

Need to adjust your microphone's input volume using the Realtek Sound Manager but aren't sure how? The 20db mic boost gain appears to be in a buried spot in the Realtek HD sound cards software, but it's there! In this video tutorial you'll see how to get to it.

How to Find the C : drive on my Mac

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the C drive on a Mac computer. Unfortunately, Mac does not label their drives with letters like other computer systems do. You can name your drives anything you'd like, including "backup", "my network", "my folder", or anything else you w ...more

How To : Invert the screen colors in Windows

Invert the colors in your Windows screen by pressing Shift+Alt+Print Screen. This makes a great PC prank. Invert the screen colors in Windows. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Get a keynote presentation to play in Windows

It is a great video tutorial about how to create a keynote presentation to run on a windows platform. After opening the keynote presentation, click on file menu and open up the export window. This window shows different file formats and types. By using this we can export a qui ...more

How To : Adjust computer sound volume in Windows 7

If you have Windows 7 and you are trying to figure out how to adjust or mute the volume, then you should watch Helpvids “Adjusting the Computers Sound Volume in Windows 7”. There are many different ways to adjust the sound volume in Windows 7, and this video will show you a fe ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu Linux in 5 minutes

A Tutorial: Ubuntu Linux is a completely free open-source operating system that has many useful features and abilities, and this guide will show you how to try this new OS without harming your Windows system, and it only takes five minutes to learn! This guide will show you ho ...more

How To : Test your system performance in Windows 7

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to test their system performance. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Then click on System and Security, and select "Check the Windows Experience Index" under System. Now click on "Rate this computer". The sys ...more

How To : Bypass and change a Windows XP start-up password

If you've forgotten the password to one or more of the Windows XP accounts on your computer, take heart: This video tutorial will show you how to bypass, and then change, a Windows XP start-up password. For a detailed run through of this simple Windows log-in hack, watch this ...more

How To : Take screenshots and save as JPEG in Mac OS X

This video demonstrate how easy it is to take screen shot with shortcuts in Mac OS X. Press Command+Shift+4 will make the cursor change to cross-hair, indicating it is ready to take screen shot. You can then draw on screen where you wish to take a shot of. By default a new ima ...more

How To : Make a harmless virus for Mac OS X

Admit, you're curious. You want to know just what does it take to make a virus for the Mac OS X operating system. Check out this video to learn how to write a harmless virus for computers running Mac OS X.

How To : Hack into a Windows computer

This is how to hack a computer for educational purposes. First you need its IP address, radmin viewer 3.3 or later, and an open port scanner. Okay so first you need the IP and scan the IP address of the computer. Now find what open port it has. Ok then open up radmin viewer an ...more

How To : Erase your hard drive from the Mac OS X terminal

Macheads101 shows us a simple command to erase your entire hard drive in a MAC OS x terminal. You can either log in as administrator and simply type "rm -rf /" to format or you can just type "Sudo rm -rf /" to start. If you don't log in as administrator, then it'll ask you for ...more

How To : Record your screen in Windows 7

If you've ever wished you could record your screen without having to download a third-party application, look no further! Windows 7 has a new built-in utility that allows you to record your screen with a few simple clicks. Whether you are wanting to show a friend how to do so ...more

How To : Disable Windows Genuine Advantage notification

In this how-to video, you will learn how to remove the Windows genuine advantage notification from your operating system. First, open my computer and go to the windows folder. Look for the system32 folder and open it. Search for WGAtray.exe. Select both wgatray.exe and wgalogi ...more

How To : Hack your Windows Admin Password

This video tutorial will show you how to hack your Windows Admin Password. There is no need to download anything to bypass the Windows Administrator Password. This is a real hack for Windows XP users, a hack for when you lose your Admin Password and need to bypass it to get t ...more

How To : Improve your system performance

Matthew demonstrates how to improve the performance of your computer without using new software. To improve your system performance by 15% to 20%, first open up your start menu. Right click on the computer option. Choose the properties option from the right click menu. In the ...more

How To : Create custom keyboard shortcuts in Mac OS X

Interested in creating your own custom keyboard shortcuts within Mac OS X? It's easier than you might think. It's so easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, head-to-toe overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For details, including ...more

How To : Change settings in Windows 7

New user to Windows 7? Microsoft has put out a series of video tutorials explaining how to maximize your Windows 7 experience. Follow along with this computer lesson and learn how to: *Install, view, and manage your devices and printers *Set up the Action Center *Back up your ...more

How To : Create an animated desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to create an animated desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu Linux. This is a modified version of A-Desk v.14.1 that includes more videos ...more

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