Want to find out a forgotten password on a Windows PC? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. With MailPassview, 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 two minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Interested in transmitting and receiving files via Bluetooth on your Windows 7 computer (to download pictures from your phone, for example?). This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to extract .rar files. Begin by opening your internet browser and go to Google. Search for Winrar and select the 3rd result. Download and save the file. It is recommended to save it to the desktop to find it easier. Double-click on the file and follow the instructions to install it. Click Install and check all the file types for the program to be associated with. Once finished, open a file, select Extract To and choose the destination to save it. This...
This video tutorial from shrederjoe shows how to easily extract .rar file's content using WinRar application.
Internet4Dummies shows how to take a screen-shot of your desktop screen using your keyboard and a photo-editing software like Microsoft-Paint, in this walk-through video first you have to navigate or arrange your screen as desired to be captured in the snapshot. Then using the print screen key the whole desktop screen can be captured. This image can be edited by any photo editing software for ease of use Microsoft Paint is used in this example. For this just open Paint and paste the screen-sh...
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.
Unzipping compressed files is a basic skill that every computer user should know. Compressing allows you to reduce the size of large files for easier information transfer. This video tutorial demonstrates the basic steps of unzipping a file without the use of Windows WinZip.
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.
How to take screen captures on a PC with the Print Screen key
Looking for a quick guide on how to create templates in Apple iMovie? It's easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial can present a complete overview of the process in just over three minutes' time. For specifics, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
You can make a screensaver with a MPG you get from the web and use "CamStudio" as one idea. You can use Infanview40, and install it the way you want it to open mpegs and add plug-ins that you get from the homepage.Open Infanview40, right click your .exe file to install in the program. Click "open" and Slide Show on INF.,scroll down to MPG that you want to add for your screensaver. Now the MPG is in the INFanview program,add to the screensaver.Click on "Play in full screen mode. Current Monito...
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:
This video shows you how to install the multi-touch driver for Windows 7. The multi-touch feature is a unique new feature that allows users to drag their finger along the screen and have it perform an action on the computer. This comes in handy when drawing or moving things around.
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to install Mac OS on Windows 7 on Virtual Box. Video: .
If you've ever wiped your computer without having a proper backup of your operating system, or just wanted to cause some havoc online, chances are you've had to rely on Linux to help you out, specifically the Ubuntu distro.
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.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to open ISO files, using Winrar. An ISO file is in an "image" of an entire CD or DVD. It contains all the contents of the disk. Begin by opening Winrar. Go to Options and select Settings. Go to the Integration tab and check ISO. Now Winrar will be able to associate with ISO file. Press OK. Users just need to right-click the file and select extract. It is the same as a ISO extractor program. This video will benefit those viewers who have Winrar and wou...
In this video, the instructor shows us how to take a screen shot off of Windows XP. First, you will want to pull up the screen that you want to take a screen shot of. After you have this up, you will hit the "Alt" and "Prnt Scrn" button at the same time. Nothing will show up on your computer, but it will have saved the image. Next, open up the program "Paint" and click "edit" on the top toolbar, then click "paste". The image will then show up on your screen. To save, click "File -> Save As", ...
You can setup Chromium OS in a virtual machine. So first go to the download site for Chromium OS and VMWare download for the VMWare Player. Now run the VMWare Player and click on "create a new virtual machine" and select "i will install the operating system later" and click next and then next.
Disk space is a valuable commodity on your PC, and if you're running low, it's time to sell some of that unneeded property! This video shows you the steps to freeing up space on the hard drive of your Windows XP or Vista computer. There are many areas in Windows from which you can delete temporary files and hence, decrease your overall disk usage.
Want to watch movies from your computer on a TV? What about just using your television as another monitor? Find out how to connect you TV to your computer and convert it into a monitor.
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.
In this video, learn how to restore rundll32.exe on your Windows XP machine. You can also use this method to fix or patch a missing or deleted Rundll32.exe file.
This video demonstrates how to triple boot a computer, which includes Windows XP, Ubuntu, and Backtrack 2 all on one machine.
Alex with Mr. Find A Way demonstrates how to remove unwanted files from your PC with the CCleaner program. First open up your web browser and download the CCleaner program. After the program has downloaded, open the file to install the program on your computer system. Open up the program and select the deletion options from the choices on the left hand side of the screen. Click the run cleaner button on the bottom right hand side of the screen. The program will now delete the files. A status ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to extract zip archives files with the WinRaR program. Begin by double-clicking on the zipped file to open it. Users are able to explore the content in the archive, similar to navigating through a windows folder. To extract it, click on Extract To. Now select the save destination and click OK to start the extraction. When the file is finished extracting, find the extraction destination to access the content of the zipped file. This video will benefit ...
For all you that are not computer geeks or nerds, this tutorial is going to show you some tips on using the command prompt in Windows 7. Although it's not vital information, this can still be used to fix certain computer problems and is fun to use when opening certain programs or doing other things as well. So sit back, pay attention, and being a geek or nerd is cool so relax!
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.
Mac owners— life just got a little easier. No longer do you have to wait in line for the newest version of iLife. No more searching Amazon or eBay for the best price on Aperture. And no more Angry Birds on your mobile device's small touchscreen!
The Google Chrome OS has been making a lot of waves for its convenience. In this video, the convenience is further highlighted, as we are shown how to install the Google Chrome OS on a Flash drive. Now you can take the entire OS with you wherever you'd like to go.
It was bound to happen with all those numbers floating around in your brain – you've forgotten your Windows password. Here's how to recover it.
In this video, we learn how to reset or remove a forgotten Windows 8 admin password. First, log onto your Windows 7 account, then reboot your computer insert a disc that has the PassCape disc in it. After this, you can go through all the steps to change your password and choose which accounts you need to gather the information from. After you do this, click through the different steps and when you finish, you will be able to log onto your user account and change the password on it. After this...
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...
In this clip, you'll learn how to install and configure the UBCD4WIN recovery tool on an external flash pen drive. 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 nine minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Want to know how to organize your desktop icons in Windows 7? This tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just under a minute's time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this Win 7 user's guide.
In this video, we learn how to backup your computer with an external hard drive. First, go online and download and install Cobian Backup. After this, start a new task on the program and then name it your computer backup. Change it to a differential and change the time frame to once every five times. Now, click on the file section and add the files you want to have backed up. If you want to copy your entire C drive, just highlight that. Now, the C drive will show up, then click add underneath ...
Love Windows 7 but miss Windows Mail? Reinstall it. This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under three minutes. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
If an application on your computer is not responding properly or is frozen, you will need to force quit. On a Windows PC, everyone knows this is done with the Task Manager or using Ctrl+Alt+Delete, but how do you do this on a Mac?
There are a couple of limitations that Microsoft put in to Windows 7 upgrades that can prevent users from upgrading and ultimately force them to do a clean install. First limitation is that they won't let you to upgrade Windows 7 if you run Windows 7 release candidate that was released earlier this year, which they won't let you to upgrade to a download Windows edition. If you are running Windows vista ultimate you cannot upgrade windows 7 professional. We have to buy an ultimate edition then...
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at three ways to make text on your screen easier to read. This could be used by people with visual impairments, but also could be used by anyone wishing to reduce eye-strain or be slightly more productive. Techniques include enlarging font size in Safari, using screen zoom, and using text-to-speech.