Posts Tagged ‘Windows’

Add an on-screen keyboard in Windows XP, Vista, 7

On-screen keyboard are useful for those have tablets or touchscreen PCs. I decided to make a video tutorial instead of screenshots and directions (I know I’m lazy to take those screenshots).  Enjoy.

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How to convert and reformat a Mac hard drive to Windows

This morning I experienced a dilemma where I could literally break every Apple product I have ever owned.  Let’s start from the beginning.  I gave my 500GB external hard drive to my girlfriend since she was running out of space.  She was using an iMac so of course the external hard drive was formatted

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Don’t like to send feedbacks in Windows 7 Beta? Get rid of it

If you downloaded Windows 7 Beta, you’ll notice the “send feedback” link on top of every window.  I am pretty sure more than 70% of the current beta users don’t even bother clicking on the link.  There is a trick to get rid of it.  Watch the video

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Run command missing in windows 7 and vista start menu

I personally like the new Windows 7 and Vista start menu with the search box.  They seem to have removed the run command from the menu.  Maybe they did it to save the start menu real estate space or because no one really uses that command.  For some of us, however, would prefer to have the […]

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How to add “My Computer” to Windows 7 and Vista taskbar

Saving time and clicks are important to me.  I like to see the “My Computer” right there on my taskbar.  I will show you have to add it to your taskbar with a video tutorial I made earlier today.  Remember to watch in HD and Full Screen mode for the best quality.

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Show or hide your icons in the systray (Windows Vista)

Some features of Vista are pretty cool but some you have to tweak to get it just right for your own personal preference.  The windows notification area, aka systray, will automatically hide icons that are inactive.  You can easily change this setting

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Bypass the Windows Vista logon screen

If you are using a home computer, it’s probably unnecessary for you to go through a logon screen in Windows Vista.  Since you are not at work and probably are not dealing with strangers getting into your sensitive data, the Vista logon screen is pretty useless.  I feel that I should be able to turn […]

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VLC Player – the video player WMP should have been

While struggling to find codecs to play video files on Windows Media Player, why not just download VLC player and forget about all your worries.  This program will do what you want it to do and plus it’s FREE.

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10 Quick Tips on how to Troubleshoot Windows XP

This is an article I found on Ezinearticles.com.  I do agree with the tips and thought I share with you guys.

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Turn off the annoying User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista

Are you tired of that annoying dialog box that pops up every time you try to run program?  It was intended to protect users from malicious programs and for programmers.  In this tutorial, I will show you how to turn that off.  Watch the YouTube video below on visual step-by-step instructions.  You need to watch […]

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