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 install GnoMenu on Ubuntu Linux.
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to install Windows XP from a USB flash disk drive. First download USB multiboot from 911cd. Insert the XP disk and plug in the USB flash disk into your PC. Format the USB flash disk. For this click on "RMPrepUSB" and the HP format tool should pop up. Do a quick format to USB drive with ntfs file system. Close HP format tool and click go. Now you have a Windows XP bootable USB flash disk drive.
Webcams are notorious for their lack of support under Linux. But thanks to GSPCA, many webcams now have functional V4L drivers. This tutorial from Linux Journal Online covers the building, installation, and configuration of the GSPCA drivers, including how to adjust color balance and brightness directly at the kernel module level.
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.
This video demonstrates how to increase your computer's virtual memory in Windows XP. To increase virtual memory in Windows XP: - On your desktop, right click on My Computer then select Properties. - On the System Properties Window, click on the Advanced tab. Under Performance, click Settings. - A new window should appear, click on Advanced tab, look for Virtual Memory then click Change. - The virtual memory window should now appear, select your main hard drive (usually C: ), then you can set...
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.
This video demonstrates how to triple boot a computer, which includes Windows XP, Ubuntu, and Backtrack 2 all on one machine.
The video starts with a guy talking while we see a computer screen with instructions on how to log in as an administrator of your Windows XP Personal 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 and put in the IP address and open the port you found. Now right click after you enter the computer's IP address and the open port. Select full control or view only and there you go. The computer has been successfully hack...
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.
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...
Learn how to record audio from video files (even Flash .flv files or Youtube videos) using the Windows sound recorder. All of the software used in this tutorial comes bundled with Windows.
In this video, Nub shows us how to delete a user account. First, you will click "start" then "control panel". Then click on "user accounts" and then "manage another account". You must be logged in as the administrator to do this. A new window will pop up once you click on this and you will see all the user accounts on your computer. Click on the user you want to delete and a menu will show up. Click the button that says "delete this account". A message will appear asking if you want to save t...
It seems silly to have to burn an ISO disc image to a CD just to insert it back into your computer to install or watch its content. Fortunately, there is another way. In this free video guide, you'll learn a method for mounting ISO disc images in Windows without wasting a CDR.
Permanent access to the internet might not always be possible for you and your Linux system, and 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 offline package install and update on Ubuntu Linux.
Problem with your primary hard drive? This clip provides some helpful advice on how to resolve this common and frustrating problem. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just under two minutes. For complete details, including step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a System Restore point on a Windows XP computer. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and go to All Programs. Open the Accessories menu and select System Tools. Go down the menu and select System Restore. Check Create a Restoring Point and click Next. Now type in a description for the restoring point and click Create. You will then create a restoring point for you to access whenever you want to restore back to that point. This video will bene...
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!
Need to transfer video from your Handycam to your Ubuntu computer? 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 three minutes. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
If you want to run multiple windows operating systems at the same time you first need a Windows computer, the installation disk for the operating system you want to run, and Windows Virtual PC 2007. To install this, first type in Virtual PC 2007 to Google, go to the Microsoft link and download and install the program. Now, open the Virtual PC and click next on the wizard. Name your hard disk and click next until you choose where you want this at. Now your virtual hard drive is created. Now, p...
In this screencast, we show you how to restore your files and folders to their original location on your PC, from a backup file, using the Windows XP Backup and Restore Wizard.
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.
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 video tutorial takes a look at using gconf-editor in the Ubuntu Linux distribution. In particular this video addresses what gconf-editor is, how to use it, and what it offers. While this tutorial is Ubuntu-oriented, its lessons will work on other systems such as Fedora and gNewSense, but only if they are GNOME-based. To learn more about gconf-editor, and why you should learn how to use it, watch this how-to.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to uninstall the video card drivers on a Windows computer. Begin by clicking on the Start menu. Then right-click on My Computer and select Properties. Now click on the Hardware tab and click on Device Manager. In the list, click on Display Doctors and select the desired video card. Now double-click on the video card and select the Driver tab. Finally, click on Uninstall and follow the process to remove the drive. This video will benefit those viewers ...
If you ever download a game you find sometimes not a exe file but an ISO file. First, you need the program called "Daemon Tools." This is a very simple tool to open ISO files like you put CD or DVD in a DVD rom and open it by just going the drive.
In this video tutorial, Mike shows how to find a missing file in Windows XP and Vista with three different options. In the first option, open Windows Explorer or My Computer. Then open the recycle bin to check for your missing files. If you don't see your file there, close the recycle bin and go to Start and then Search. Look for your file by searching for the file by name to find the location of your missing file. You don't have to know the entire file name to do a search. If that does not w...
This video is a tutorial on how to catch your spouse cheating on the computer if you are on a Windows computer. The camera is at a very low angle pointing towards the computer so the viewer can watch everything that is happening. The narrator talks the viewer through each step and offers various hints and tips. He shows the viewers how to do searches for photos, website history, videos, and music files. He suggests to check out the photos and website history as the computer finds them.
System Restore is a great and valuable feature in Windows XP and Vista. If you haven't taken advantage of System Restore yet, what in the heck are you waiting for?!? Using System Restore will allow you to make a backup of all your system files at a specified point in time. You can create checkpoints in case your system gets corrupted or has problems because of a recent change you may have made to Windows. Watch and see how to backup your PC… now! And click here for more information.
Looking for a free, effective means of creating digital photo collages on your Windows desktop or laptop computer? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. With Shape Collage, 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.
This how-to video explains how to changing the name of a computer, workgroup in a network and the description on a Windows XP.
In this video the instructor shows how to clone computers across the Local Area Network using BartPE and Selfimage. To do this first we will have an original computer. Now create the image of the hard drive of the computer and share it on the network drive. Now, using that image from the shared folder you can start the clones of other computers by overriding their hard drive using this image of the main hard drive. Using this technique you can clone multiple computers which are the exact dupl...
Want to securely delete information from a Microsoft Windows XP desktop PC or laptop? 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 step-by-step instructions, take a look.
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to remove noise from audio files in Ubuntu with Audacity. To do this, you will first open up Audacity and then open up your audio file. To get rid of the noise, you will highlight the area with just the noise, not anything else. Now, go to 'effect', 'noise removal' from the top toolbar. Now, click 'get noise profile' and right after this you will need to select the whole file. After this, go back to the noise removal toolbar and click 'ok'. From here, you will s...
In this tutorial, we learn how to eject devices from the use of the terminal for Mac. First, go to the terminal of your computer where you will see a notepad sort of page. Next, type in "df" and then press return. You will now see a list displaying processes on your computer. On the bottom will be your public zoning device, which is your USB device. Next, type in "hdiutil eject -force (the code under "mounted on)- volumes-publiczone". This is not case sensitive, but don't forget or add in any...
The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of MP3 players. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy your MP3 music files to your MP3 player using Ubuntu. Remember, right-click on your MP3 player and select "Eject" when you are finished copying to ensure that you do not lose any data.
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 tutorial, we learn how to map network driers from a remote server. First, go to run on your start menu, then type in the id address or server name for what you want to access and press enter. Now, right click on the folder you want to map and click on map network drives. Choose any letter you want from the drop down menu, then click next to the "reconnect on logon" text. Click on the finish button, then open your newly mapped network drive from your computer. You can do this for any s...
Linux is a fully functioning free operating system that you can download online. Just because you are using Linux Ubuntu doesn't mean your projects have to suffer or look less professional that those made on traditional operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X. In this tutorial, learn how to download and add fonts to the GIMP photo program on a Linux Ubuntu system.