If you've got a desktop computer, I can almost guarantee that you've got a widescreen monitor set up in landscape mode. It's how just about everyone uses their monitor these days, including myself. Except that it's not always the best way of working.
There are several virtual machine managers present in the market. However, the main functionality of all VMs are the same. Most people like to get free VM managers, so that they can install as many operating systems as they like over the host operating systems. One of these free VM managers is Oracle's VM VirtualBox, which can be downloaded from Oracle's website for all popular operating systems, such as Linux, Windows and 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 want. To find these, just open up the Mac finder and the devices on the computer will show up with their icons. This can make things easier if you are having trouble moving things around. Making them your own names makes ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to password protect any folder on your desktop in Windows. First, right click on your desktop, then go to "new", then "compressed zipped folder" and name it whatever you want. Next, put what you want inside of the folder. After you've done this, open the folder then go to "file" and then "add a password". Pick a password that you will remember and type it into the text box, after you do this, click on "ok". Now your folder will be password protected and you will...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to turn off the system firewall without admin privileges. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and open he Run program. Type in "system.msc" and click OK. Scroll down the Services list and look for Windows Firewall. Double-click on it and under the General tab, click on Stop. Then click Apply and OK. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Windows computer and would like to turn off the firewall, even if they are not running the administrator a...
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 system CD, don't let it run, restart your computer again and keep tapping f8. When the set up page is displayed, press 'enter' to set up Windows XP. Select your partition and press D to delete. Then press L to continue deleti...
By now, you probably know that your iPhone secretly tracks and stores the locations you've visited in a backup folder on your computer's hard drive. The files are unencrypted, which means anyone with access to your computer or device can retrieve the information, which is downright scary. But Pete Warden and Alasdair Allan are making it fun with their iPhone Tracker application, which lets you map out everywhere you've been with your smartphone.
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, and computer hardware. However, it does not actually tell us complete information about the system, like whether or not your current copy of Windows XP is activated or not. To check the complete details about your Wind...
This is a quick tutorial on how to create a new administrator account on a Windows computer. Open CMD Prompt...
You can easily lock any folder on your Windows computer with a simple Notepad hack. By creating a batch file, you can hide a folder and require a password be entered before it becomes visible and accessible. This is a great tool for locking sensitive information, like pictures, financial statements, and a lot more.
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 you can restart it and get back to work.
This Windows 8 tutorial will show you how to enable or disable applications from starting up when you boot up your computer. It is sometimes important to disable applications to ensure a smooth start, especially if you computer doesn't have very powerful hardware.
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 video how-to.
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:
Maybe your kids are using iPhone/iPad too much, as a parent, you want to know what they are having to deal with to help guide them through of that. Here is the tutorial on how you can parental control your kids on iPhone/iPad. You are able to monitor as well as take control of their devices. Kids’ activities on iPhone/iPad like SMS, chats, web browsing will be recorded and you can check them remotely with e-mail without getting access to the devices. OK, here comes the steps: Step 1:
It's like magic. Creating a .LOG file has never been easier. And all you need is Notepad on your Windows PC. After creating this LOG file, Notepad automatically inserts the current date and time after the last line. Check it out. If you've ever wondered about LOG file types, this Notepad trick is must.
Trying to focus on studying for your Stats final in the library but getting a serious ADD spell? Then make use of your time - while having a little fun with whoever else is in the library - by hacking into your computer's command prompt.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to check your personal computer's RAM, processor speed, and operating system information on Windows XP. First, go to start and select my computer. From here, click view system information to open a new window. A screen will show you the information you need, such as the type of operating system you are running, the size and speed of the processor, and the amount of ram you have. Click okay to exit this window. This will be helpful for doing upgrades or...
This video demonstrates how to triple boot a computer, which includes Windows XP, Ubuntu, and Backtrack 2 all on one machine.
Encryption is the process of converting you data in to other obscure form so that no one can read it. Encryption can also be done using batch files. Batch files are scripting programs in windows which can be used to program small automatic operations. To do this open a notepad to write the batch program. First turn of the echo by inserting the command '@echo off'. Now write the rest of the program as shown in the video. Now save the image as a bat file. Now you can encrypt this batch file. To...
Oh no! You've just accidentally deleted an important computer file! Have no fear. When you delete a file on your computer, it is not necessarily destroyed. This video will show you how to search for and restore your file before it is lost forever.
Wish there were an easy way to trigger a task when your computer goes idel? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Creating DVDs and CDs from ISO files has never been easy in Windows. But Windows 7 has made life a little easier, with this hot new features that makes burring disc image files a breeze. Anyone who has Windows 7 and a DVD or CD burner can do this. Watch and learn, and believe it or not, it's as easy as right-clicking on the ISO file.
Want to simulate XP on a Win 7 computer? With Virtual PC, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just under five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this trick yourself, watch this video guide.
If you are a web developer, you can check your iPhone location in a webpage by using these simple java script codes.
This how-to video is about how to speed up the computer by cleaning the fan.
Looking for a quick primer on how to redirect a folder on a computer running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2? Let this video be your guide. It's easy and this clip presents a complete, step-by-step overview of the process. For more information, including detailed instructions, and to get started setting up folder redirects on your own server, take a look.
Looking for a primer on how to use DXDIAG on your Windows PC? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Interested in a change of scenery? This video clip shows you how to change the desktop wallpaper on the Ubuntu Linux distribution. (They key is right-clicking on the desktop and select "Change Desktop Background" from the menu.)
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 system will then begin to run some tests. This will take about 1-2 minutes. The Windows Experience Index assesses key system components on a scale of 1.0 to 7.9. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Windows 7 com...
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.
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.
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. Click yes in the warning dialog. Your start menu will disappear. This is usually bad considering you cannot do anything when this happens. Go to file and select new task. Click browse and click on any folder and right c...
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.
For the purpose of simplicity, we shall consider the Windows version to be used as Windows XP. How to start the calculator in Windows XP?
Have you lost of forgotten your administrator password in Windows? There's no way you can do anything without it, so how to do you get your password back? Well, you're not going to be able to get it back, but you can reset it, and Windows Password Key can help. This tutorial will show you the steps to removing your lost Windows password and resetting it altogether.
In this clip, you'll learn a trick for using a laptop computer as a second mointor for a Microsoft Windows XP PC. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
Every Apple computer running Mac OS X comes with a handy application called Terminal… MacBooks, MacBook Pros, Mac Pros, iMacs, etc. They all have Apple Terminal, and it can be found in your Utilities folder in Applications. Which means you can use it.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make windows full screen on a Mac computer. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Users will need to download the application, Right Zoom. The link to download this application is: Right Zoom. Once downloaded and installed, double-click on the application to operate it. Now whenever users click on the + on the top of a window to maximize the screen, the window will enlarge to full screen. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Mac...
In this video the instructor shows how to activate Windows 7 forever. There is a program called 7Loader that will activate your Windows forever without having to pay for anything. Download the program from the internet or from the link given in this video. After downloading it, scan it with your antivirus program to make sure that it is free of any virus. Now run the tool and on the screen pick your computer make. If you don't know your computer make, look for it in the control panel, as show...