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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 : Lock Folder Without Any Software with Password

Really you can lock folder using batch files. So Lock everything....... Step 1: Open Notepad First of all open Notepad Step 2: Copy and Paste Just copy and paste it to the notepad @ECHO OFF title lokendra's-hacking-ideas if EXIST "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08 ...more

How To : Reformat your computer step by step

This video tutorial belongs to the Computers & Programming category which is going to show you how to reformat your computer step by step. Go to BIOS by restarting your computer. Go to BOOT menu, select CD/DVD ROM and press f10 to save and exit. Now insert your operating syste ...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 : Change a ZIP file to a IPSW file

Looking for an IPSW file? An IPSW is a iPod and iPhone software update file. In this video, learn what steps one need to take in order to change or convert a zip folder into an IPSW. Instructions, step by step, as given by the videomaker iSamm786: 1.Open your start Menu 2.Go ...more

How To : Access web sites blocked by your administrator

Are there web sites at work or school in which you would like access but they are blocked by the administrator? Use the command prompt in Windows XP to access blocked web sites. Access web sites blocked by your administrator. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

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 : Manually configure DOSbox from within Steam

Looking for a quick overview of how to manually configure DOSbox in Steam? It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instr ...more

How To : Do more with the Sidebar in the Mac OS X Finder

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to do more with the Sidebar in the Mac OS X Finder. Learn about the Sidebar devices, the Sidebar shared, the Sidebar places, and the Sidebar search for. Mac OS X. It's what makes a Mac a Mac. Mac OS X is the world’s ...more

How To : Restart Windows OS without rebooting your computer

This how to video shows you how to restart Windows without rebooting the computer. Press control, alt, and delete on the keyboard at the same time. Your task manager program will open. Select processes and click image name to sort it. Select explorer.exe and press end process. ...more

How To : Triple boot three operating systems on one computer

This video demonstrates how to triple boot a computer, which includes Windows XP, Ubuntu, and Backtrack 2 all on one machine. Part 1 of 2 - How to Triple boot three operating systems on one computer. Part 2 of 2 - How to Triple boot three operating systems on one computer.

How To : Extract the contents of a rar file with WinRAR

This video tutorial from shrederjoe shows how to easily extract .rar file's content using WinRar application. To start, download and install WinRar application on your computer. You can find it using any internet search engine. Beware it's not freeware. Once it's installed ...more

How To : Access Secret User Account Settings in XP

Is Windows XP just not customizable enough for you? Well, it was made that way so you don't eff up any of the settings to the point of no return. However, if you are confident in your computer expertise then modifying user accounts may be something of interest to you. This op ...more

How To : Change the administrator password in Windows XP

Locked yourself out of your Windows Professional system? No problem—this video tutorial will show you the steps required to change the administrator's password in Windows XP. You can actually change this password without knowledge of the original one. To get started, go to Sta ...more

How To : Remove the Shortcut Virus from Flash Drives

You encounter this problem many times, when you plug your flash drive, and suddenly you find that all your data has become shortcuts everywhere!!! First thing that we try to use it is an antivirus scan. It may be useful and solve the problem, but it doesn't work always. So w ...more

How To : Open a SWF file

In this how to video, you will learn how to open an SWF file the easy way. First, download the link shown at the bottom. It is a flash player that will open flash movies saved on your hard drive. You can view these movies in full screen mode and control the play back. Once it ...more

How To : Troubleshoot problems in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu comes with pre-installed tools that can help solve problems you may encounter when using Ubuntu Linux. This video tutorial shows how to identify and address common problems in Ubuntu Linux. Such tools discussed include the system monitor, the log file viewer and the net ...more

How To : Copy files to a USB memory stick in Ubuntu Linux

The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of USB memory sticks. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy files from and to a USB memory stick using Ubuntu. Remember to right-click ...more

How To : Create an automator workflow to upload to Flickr

Learn how to create an automator workload that will upload pictures to your Flickr account in this video tutorial. Simply Google "automator Flickr." Upload it to Flickr to allow access to your Flickr account. This means you will have to sign into Flickr and allow for the appli ...more

News : What You Didn't Know About Recycle Bin!!

Video: . Here's some stuff you probably didn't know about recycle bin. Don't forget to subscribe!! Step 1: It's Not Just for Deleting Stuff!! You can actually access all the files and folders on your computer from the recycle bin Step 2: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 1 F5 or Fn ...more

How To : Use Apple Quick Look in Mac OS X Leopard

You may have many files in a folder that you have recently been working on using your Mac OS X computer. Sometimes it's hard to pick the correct file to open and work with. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how Mac OS X Leopard's Quick Look featuer will help you solve this ...more

How To : Quick look at files in full screen on a Mac

Apple has always been better at GUI design than Microsoft, and the useful features in Mac OS are nearly limitless. Watch this video to learn how you can not only quick-view files in the Finder in a window, but also in full screen with one extra keystroke.

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

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