Need to back up the (non-MP3) files on your CD in a device that can store more than 20 songs at once? Aggregate all the songs on your CDs and make use of bigger storage space (not to mention get rid of electronic clutter) by moving all these music files onto a USB flash drive.
Learn the ins and outs of do-it-yourself network cable installation including how to modify other cables into Ethernet cables.
In this clip, we learn how to load a bitmap image from the library within Adobe Flash Professional. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to be well served by this video guide.
In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to hack into a compuuter, the easiest way. Go to start > run, type in ‚Äòcmd‚Äô > OK. To find the IP address of a website, type in ‚Äòtracert myspace.com‚Äô. This example is to find IP address of myspace.com. Then all the IP addresses of the website will be displayed. If you want to shut down a computer, now you type in ‚Äòshutdown‚Äô. A remote shutdown dialog box will open up where you put in the IP address. That‚Äôs all. The ...
For the purpose of simplicity, we shall consider the Windows version to be used as Windows XP. How to start the calculator in Windows XP?
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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.
The guy in this video shows us how to permanently delete files on a Mac. First one would click on your desktop so the finder pops up and one would go to "utilities" and click "disk utilities". Next, one would click on the disk which they would like to clear, then click "erase" and then click "erase free space". After clicking, a box will pop up asking if you want to erase 0 times which clears the disk 1 time, 7 times which clears the disk 7 times to delete unwanted files, or 35 times, which r...
This video demonstrates how to triple boot a computer, which includes Windows XP, Ubuntu, and Backtrack 2 all on one machine.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Backtrack 3 Linux distro and Aircrack-ng WiFi security app to crack the password to a WEP-protected wireless network. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks, watch this hacker's how-to.
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...
Archive files are great for portability and saving space, but a lot of people don't know they can also be encrypted. There are a lot of archiver programs out there, but most of them can open a file that's been encrypted using other software, as long as you're using a recent version.
As a technology writer, phone screenshots can pile up on your computer in no time. Testing out different apps, showing buggy software, and doing step-by-steps can lead to a plethora of mobile screenshots piling up on your computer's desktop. The problem with my screenshots is that they save as photo.png or photo.jpeg, as do many of my other photos. If I haven't finished a project or article, I tend to move them to different folders to save them for later. After a while, the screenshots begin ...
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 GRUB 2 and apply themes on Ubuntu Linux.
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 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...
This is a short video tutorial on how to launch applications with AppleScript (Script Editor) for the Mac, and there's also a little bit about what to do with the applications after they're launched. You can instantaneously launch different Safari pages on Tiger and Leopard. There's no limit to what you can do, just watch and learn.
This video tutorial from shrederjoe shows how to easily extract .rar file's content using WinRar application.
In this clip, you'll learn how to go about pairing a Bluetooth-enabled wireless keyboard or mouse to a Microsoft Windows (Vista, XP, 7) PC. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and to get started setting up your own wireless peripherals, take a look.
Bucky from The New Boston serves up this Python video tutorial on how to import modules into IDLE in Python. This is the program you use to write all of your Python code down. Fun with importing modules!
How to take screen captures on a PC with the Print Screen key
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...
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.
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In this clip, you'll learn how to create a session class with PHP to track users on your website. Whether you're new to the PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor scripting language or are a seasoned web developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in this free video programming lesson. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
This how to video shows you how to restart Windows without rebooting the computer. Press control, alt, and delete on the keyboard at the same time. Your task manager program will open. Select processes and click image name to sort it. Select explorer.exe and press end process. Click yes in the warning dialog. Your start menu will disappear. This is usually bad considering you cannot do anything when this happens. Go to file and select new task. Click browse and click on any folder and right c...
In this video, we learn how to delete hidden driver viruses. First, scan your computer with anti-virus and try to delete the virus that is harming your computer. If you have done this and your anti-virus can't delete it, download HijackThis from Trend Secure. Go through the download stages and install the new software. Now, open up HijackThis on your desktop. Once it's opened, open up the "misc tools" section. After this, click on "delete a file on reboot". Now, write the virus location name ...
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 create fake HD from low quality vids in Avidemux on Ubuntu.
This video will show you a few techniques for removing stuck pixels from an LCD screen. This is not a guaranteed fix. Please only use these as a last resort, as some of them can cause more damage to the LCD. Only attempt these if you are experienced and know what you are doing.
This Visual Basic Visual Studio Express video tutorial shows how to add speech recognition to a simple dictation application.
You may need to perform routine maintenance on your DNS server from time to time by clearing the cache. Servers keep records of the lookups they have performed, and when they become resolved records they can be cleared. Follow the instructions of this how to video to clear the DNS cache in Microsoft Windows Server 2008.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Backtrack Linux distro and the Aircrack-ng WiFi security app to crack a WEP key. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks, watch this hacker's how-to.
You can create a calendar for your computer using VB.net. It is extremely easy and very quick to make this for yourself. First you're going to select 'month calendar' and click that into your form area. Now center the box closer to the calendar, and change the name of your application to monthly calendar. Now all you need to do is test the application. Go up to the Start Debugging button and make sure everything is good with that. That's all you need to do-now you have your very own little ca...
In this video the instructor shows how to activate Windows 7 forever. There is a program called 7Loader that will activate your Windows forever without having to pay for anything. Download the program from the internet or from the link given in this video. After downloading it, scan it with your antivirus program to make sure that it is free of any virus. Now run the tool and on the screen pick your computer make. If you don't know your computer make, look for it in the control panel, as show...
Validate your XML documents against DTDs, or XML Schemas. This video will show you how to do it in XMLSpy. Automatically create valid XML documents based on DTDs or XML Schemas.
RAID, or Redundant Array of Independent Disks, lets you divide and replicate data among multiple hard disk drives for information storage security. This video tutorial demonstrates how to install Ubuntu in a RAID 0 array. Before starting, you'll need at least 2 hard drives and an Ubuntu alternate installation CD. RAID 0, or striped disks, let's you install an operating system, such as Ubuntu, on a partition, while using others for data storage, as illustrated in this instructional segment.
Wish there were an easy way to turn a folder into a virtual hard drive? With Windows 7, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at TekZilla can present a complete overview of the process in just under two minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to block a site on an Apple Mac OS X computer by altering your DNS settings. With a little know-how, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video guide can offer a complete overview of the process in a matter of a few minutes. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing how-to from MacMost.
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 put a stop to unwanted flickering when writing code in the Java programming language. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful programmer's guide.
In this how to video, you will learn how to make custom screen savers and wallpaper for your Mac for free. First, download the SaveHollywood and Wallsaver programs to your computer. Install both of these programs. Next, go to system preferences and click on desktop and screen saver. Click the screen saver tab and select SaveHolywood. From here, click options and press the arrow button. Find a video that you want to use as a screen saver and click okay. Click test to see if it works out. Next,...