June 2012 - Posts

Ivy Bridge: Intel’s New Processor Features (3rd Generation i3, i5, and i7)
Tue, Jun 26 2012 19:48
Intel has finally released the new 3rd generation series of Intel Core processors. This 3rd generation of the Intel Core processors brings many new features and improvements over the earlier 2nd generation of processors. In this article, I am going to...
Learn New Tricks with Windows (Quick Tip) Guides
Sun, Jun 24 2012 17:12
If you’d like to learn a new tip or two about Windows, you should check out our Quick Tip series. This collection of posts provides succinct information for every day PC tasks like setting Windows 7 as a Wifi hotspot, cleaning your dusty laptop...
Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 7 Professional [How To]
Sun, Jun 24 2012 1:44
If you are using Windows Starter, Home Basic, or Home Premium, you have the option to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional. Tech enthusiasts and small-business users will appreciate the following extra features: Windows Server domain support Remote Desktop...
Automatically Watch Next Episode in Netflix Using autoFlix
Sat, Jun 23 2012 13:34
Special Offer: Get autoFlix for free with coupon code MINTYWHITE—details at the end of this post. Netflix is an on-demand media streaming service accessible in the US, UK, Canada and many other countries. It is a subscription based service and is available...
Introducing Microsoft SkyDrive: Giving Dropbox and Google Drive a Run for the Money?
Sat, Jun 23 2012 7:13
Guest post by Arthur Clyne Cloud based storage allows users to easily access their personal files and documents on remote servers and share files across multiple devices such as computers, tablets and smartphones. Up until recently, Dropbox has happily...
MyKeyFinder: Never Lose Your Serials Again [Freeware]
Wed, Jun 20 2012 11:49
We’ve all been there. You need to reinstall your software – but you forgot to write down the serial number or you simply lost the paper where you wrote it down. What do you do? As long as you haven’t removed the program or deleted your...
MyKeyFinder: Never Loose your serials again…. [Freeware]
Wed, Jun 20 2012 11:49
We’ve all been there. You need to reinstall your software – but you forgot to write down the serial number or you simply lost the paper where you wrote it down. What do you do? As long as you haven’t removed the program or deleted your...
Analyze Disk Space in Windows Using SpaceSniffer
Wed, Jun 20 2012 11:00
Sometimes, when you start copying files to your hard disk, Windows throws up an error that hard disk space is low. This makes you wonder where all that hard space went and how it is being used. You cannot go through from one folder to another trying to...
Access Your Account and Files without Your Windows Password [How To]
Tue, Jun 19 2012 10:31
If you’ve lost your Windows password, you don’t have to lose access to your files or account; you have three options to get your data back: Access your files without your password Reset your Windows account password Crack your Windows account...
Access Your Documents, Files without Your Windows Password [How To]
Tue, Jun 19 2012 10:30
If you have a Windows PC that you can’t log in to but you need access to the files, the easiest way is to get to them through a live distribution of Linux. While that might sound a little daunting, this guide will walk you through the process and...
Burn an ISO to a CD or DVD [How To] [Updated]
Tue, Jun 19 2012 3:30
An ISO image is an archive file of an optical disc, which contains all of the contents of the optical disc it represents. ISO files are useful because you can archive a bootable disc (see examples below) and distribute it to users to burn and use locally...
Crack Windows Password [How To] [Updated]
Tue, Jun 19 2012 2:40
Have you ever forgotten your Windows password? Ever had a friend ask you if you know how to retrieve their password? Ever needed a password for other reasons? In this guide you’ll learn how to retrieve your Windows password using a tool named ophcrack...
Boot Your PC from a Disc, USB, Network Location [Quick Tip]
Tue, Jun 19 2012 0:36
If you need to boot from a disc i.e. Windows repair disc or a password cracking disc, USB drive, network drive, or a different drive on your PC, read on. The easiest way to boot from alternate media is to avoid changing BIOS settings and use the boot...
Add Virtual Desktops to Windows 7 [How To]
Sat, Jun 16 2012 1:31
Windows 7 is certainly the best operating system from Microsoft so far, but sometimes you still stumble upon some features in other operating systems (e.g., Linux or Mac) that Windows 7 lacks. For example, all the popular flavors of Linux have a virtual...
Change Time Servers in Windows 7 [How to]
Fri, Jun 8 2012 21:48
Just like your smartphone, Windows 7 also checks the internet for the correct date and time and keeps your system updated with the correct time. Windows 7 periodically connects to online time servers to check for the correct time and updates yours system’s...
Slow Boot and Slow performance ?
Fri, Jun 8 2012 11:34
There’s nothing like a brand new computer or a freshly installed one. It boots quick. It performs well. Windows and programs just pop up – almost before you boot them. But not before long your computer becomes sluggish, boot seems to take...
CleanUp MsConfig Application List [How To]
Thu, Jun 7 2012 11:13
I’m sure you already know how to use both MsConfig, AutoRuns and RegEdit to control which applications to run when booting windows. I use MsConfig on a regular basis to stop unwanted programs from running. It’s a great tool on a daily basis...
Launch Applications Easily in Windows Using Launchy
Tue, Jun 5 2012 8:11
Everybody knows how to start applications in Microsoft Windows through the Start Menu. You can click on the Start Menu button, grapple with the sub-menus until you find the program you wanted to launch and then you can run it. Using the Start Menu in...