SEARCH

How-To Geek

Week in Geek: Google Sticks Wave in a Box Edition

This week we learned how to pin an external drive to the Windows 7 taskbar, create an eBook or PDF from Wikipedia articles for offline reading, edit the hosts file, help computer users remotely with TeamViewer, minimize applications to the system tray in the simplest way, and more.

bounty-hunters

Photo by legofenris.

Weekly Feature

Enjoy this wonderful theme featuring horses in various locations during different seasons. Definitely a nice touch for your desktop.

horses-theme-for-windows-7

Photo by Asian Angel.

Horses Theme for Windows 7

Random Geek Links

gift-box

Photo by tramod.

Geek Video of the Week

Construction paper? More like DESTRUCTION paper! Watch Mortal Kombat fatalities happen in a whole new style.

mortal-kombat-fatalities-paper-animation

Photo by CollegeHumor.

Mortal Kombat Fatalities Paper Animation

Productive Geek Tips

avoid-eye-strain

Photo by ginnerobot.

Sysadmin Geek Tips

command-line

Photo by Travis Isaacs.

The Geek on Lifehacker

Your Windows PC might be designed to make your life easier, but they often have a non-stop list of problems. Today we’ll walk through some of the more common problems and how to troubleshoot them.

troubleshoot-pc-problems

Photo by xkcd.

The Basic Guide to Troubleshooting Common Windows PC Problems

Random TinyHacker Links

forgotten-password-wizard

Super User Questions

Enjoy looking through this week’s batch of hot questions from Super User.

Latest Reviews at How-To Geek

See our latest software review.

postbox

  • Postbox
    Postbox is an innovative new email program that brings the best of popular webmail features and combines it with social media and content discovery features to give you the best of both in a desktop email program.

How-To Geek Weekly Article Recap

Make sure to look through our best articles of the week.

hot-topics-logo

One Year Ago on How-To Geek

Engage in a little bit of time traveling to enjoy these articles from last year.

change-windows-7-taskbar

The Geek Note

That finishes things up for this week. If you are one of the lucky people getting an extra day off for the holiday, then make certain to enjoy that extra sleep! Remember to keep those great tips coming to us at tips@howtogeek.com.

relaxing-beach

Photo by WTL photos.

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 09/5/10

Comments (2)

  1. Mohsen

    Dear sir or madam,

    Could you help me?
    My Power DVD wont work on Vista.

    Yours faithfully
    Mohsen

  2. Hatryst

    @ Mohsen:
    Please post a topic on the FORUMS: http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/
    Create an account (its free !)

Get Free Articles in Your Inbox!

Join 134,000 newsletter readers

Email:

Go check your email!