One of the most popular articles on this site over the last year has been our must-read feature explaining svchost.exe and why it’s running, and now there’s an even easier way to see what’s going on behind all of those svchost processes in Task Manager.
There’s nothing to de-stress the end of your week quite like playing an addictive, time-wasting flash game. Combine that with puzzles and bombs, and you’ve got yourself a winner!
While poking around in Windows 7, I discovered extra context menu items using the same Shift + Right-click trick we used to open a command prompt from the desktop menu, and we’ve got big colorful screenshots to show you today.
If you are a big fan of the popular xkcd webcomic you might have wondered how to use the comic as your desktop wallpaper, and today I’ve got that answer for you in the form of a tiny application that rotates your wallpaper with random xkcd comics.
Protecting children from inappropriate web content can be a difficult task. On one hand you want the children to gain computer technology skills for this modern age, and on the other hand you don’t want them to be exposed to things they shouldn’t.
Protecting children from inappropriate web content can be a daunting task. On one hand you want the children to gain computer technology skills for this modern age, and on the other hand you don’t want them to be exposed to things they shouldn’t.
Have you ever put up a picture and just “eyeballed” it instead of using a level? Chances are you stepped back, and realized it was way off, and then had to fix it. That’s the basic idea of this surprisingly fun flash game, which tests your eyeballing skills.
One of the things our articles have always focused on is how to remove annoyances from your computer, and after installing the Windows 7 Beta we noticed the ugly Send Feedback link in the upper right-hand corner of every window, and found out how to disable it.
In yesterday’s article we showed you how to make the Windows 7 taskbar work more like XP or Vista, but we left one thing out: the Quick Launch bar. It’s really not too difficult to add it back, although it will take a few more steps.