This is a quick tutorial on how to create a new administrator account on a Windows computer. Open CMD Prompt...
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.
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 ...
Want to hack a LAN? Well, hacking local area networks is easier than you'd think. And by watching a few short videos, you can become a master hacker, something every techie wants to achieve. And what's the best way to hack a LAN? Ettercap, a password sniffing program.
Allow for your community to grow and expand by adding in a private messaging system to your website. Even if you're not experienced with PHP or MySQL, this tutorial walks you through the process of setting up the messaging system.
Thanks to Flutter, it's now possible to control the music on your computer simply by making a few hand gestures. The app is available for both Windows and Mac and uses your computer's webcam to monitor your hand movements. Through the use of a few simple hand movements, you can play, pause, forward or replay your music. Flutter works with iTunes, Spotify, Quicktime, MPlayerX and a few other programs.
Want to program your own Java games and applications but don't know beans about object-oriented programming? Never you fear. This free video tutorial from TheNewBoston will have you coding your own Java apps in no time flat. Specifically, this lesson discusses how to to create a multiple selection list when writing code in the Java programming language. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful programmer's guide.
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.
This video tutorial from shrederjoe shows how to easily extract .rar file's content using WinRar application.
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...
This video demonstrate how easy it is to take screen shot with shortcuts in Mac OS X. Press Command+Shift+4 will make the cursor change to cross-hair, indicating it is ready to take screen shot. You can then draw on screen where you wish to take a shot of. By default a new image will be saved on your desktop. Open the image by double-clicking it and click on File, Save As to save the image as your desired format (JPEG. JIFF, etc.) and with preferred size. When taking window screen shot, use s...
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 provides information on how a hacker can find an vulnerability on a remote computer and exploit it to gain remote access. Also, the video shows how a hacker can raise their privileges on the remote machine to administrator. Hack a computer for remote access.
Have an extra PC monitor stashed in your closet? Don't have a television at all? It's time to wipe off the dust and see how you can turn your computer monitor into a TV.
You paid a lot of money for and now your worried your computer screen is ruined with scratches. Just open up your bathroom cabinet and you will find everything you need to get your trusty computer screen shining like new.
A DeAuth hack attack against a wireless network, as shown in this how-to video, will disconnect any and all users on a given WiFi network. The attacker does not need to know the WEP or WPA key or be connected to the network. For step-by-step instructions on running a DeAuth hack yourself, watch this simple how-to guide.
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.
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...
USB flash drives are great for moving files on and off of a linux server, but how do you do it? This quick tutorial shows you how easy it is!
If you do not have a CD-Rom drive on your new computer, or it is broken, you can still install Windows XP.
Create a list with checkboxes and assign a price to each item. As your customers check or uncheck the boxes, they'll see the estimated price below change in accordance. This is a quick and easy trick visitors to your website will definitely appreciate.
Looking to spice up your email signature a bit? Why not add an image? This simple how-to shows you an easy way to take advantage of some simple HTML embedding so you can add an image to your Apple mail signature.
In this tutorial, learn how to fix a missing or corrupt error message "System32\Drivers\Ntfs.sys" Step 1:
This video will show you how to change your time from military time to the 12 hour time scale on a Window's computer. After being infected by a virus or if you accidentally changed the time on your computer, you can easily change the time display on your computer screen back by following the easy steps in this video. You will first have to go to the Start bar and find the Control Panel. From the Control Panel, find Regional and Language Settings and choose to customize your regional settings....
In this tutorial, we learn how to set and encrypt a Wi-Fi password using WPA in Netgear. First, type "www.routerlogin.net" into your internet browser. Next, a pop-up window will appear, type your user name and password into this dialog box. A new window will pop up, click on the tab on the left hand side of the screen that says "wireless settings". Type in your user name and password once more, then find where it says "security settings", and click on the "WPA-PSK" radio button. Now, make a p...
Can't turn on your computer? The power button might be broke. If so, you're going to have to replace it, and you can do it yourself. See how to remove the power button from the Power Mac desktop computer.
Want to program your own Java games and applications but don't know beans about object-oriented programming? Never you fear. This free video tutorial from TheNewBostonian will have you coding your own Java apps in no time flat. Specifically, this lesson discusses how to how to sum all of the elements contained in a given array. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful programmer's guide.
Looking for a quick primer on how to use the File Manager on a Microsoft Windows XP PC? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in a matter of a few minutes. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to access and alter isolated storage quotas when working in Silverlight. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular web application framework or a seasoned web developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in this free MS Silverlight programming lesson. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how turn UAC on or off on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing how-to.
The video starts by informing about the basic safety precautions, tools needed and backing up data prior to hard drive replacement. There are a series of screws which need to be removed in the following order.1. Removing the battery from the back and then remove three screws thereby removing the RAM cover.2. Two more screws to be removed under the RAM cover.3. Two screws from inside front edge.4. Four screws from the bottom rear.5. Two screws each from the slim sides.6. Two screws near the hi...
Think about how many times a day you touch your keyboard... ready to clean it yet? Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean a computer keyboard.
This video shows people how to format and reinstall Windows XP on their PC from a CD.
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.
How To: Remove Empty Folders, Duplicate Files, Broken Shortcuts, and Old Bookmarks from Your Computer
Like a computer, your brain can store and process large amounts of information. It can remember names, solve math problems, and save tips that you might need at a later time.
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...
One of the most annoying of the many annoying types of errors on Windows computers is when you computer won't recognize parts that have always been a part of it, like the drives or keyboard. If your computer has stopped recognizing your CD or DVD disc drive, watch this video. As long as the drive is still connected, the steps in this video should allow you to fix the problem and continue using your drive.
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...
If you have owned a lot of hard drives, you probably have experienced the clicking of death that indicates that your hard drive is having serious problems. This video will explain why the click of death happens and show you some processes you can try to fix the problem yourself.