Windows: If you’re not a fan of the new set of games in Windows 7 and long for the simple days of Windows XP pinball, this simple tutorial will show you how to bring back the classic Windows XP games.
It has been a busy month here at HTG where we covered topics such as how to see which websites your computer is secretly connecting to, reviewed the new Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, learned how to improve your Google search skills, and more. Join us as we look back at the most popular articles from this past month.
Service Pack Error Message Fail… [via Reddit]
Prepare your desktop for the journey to the world of Tamriel and the epic quest to defeat Alduin with the Elder Scrolls – Skyrim Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with 16 Hi-Res wallpapers, custom icons, and system s...
Are you a frequent user of TinEye and would like to integrate it into your favorite Windows system? Then get ready to enjoy Context Menu and App Window goodness with the TinEye Client for Windows.
The problem with storing all your files on a file server or networked machine is that when you leave the network, how are you going to access your files? Instead of using a VPN or Dropbox, you can use the Offline Files feature built into Windows.
Once a week we roundup some of the answers we’ve sent out to reader questions and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at inter-LAN messaging with Windows 7, multi-monitor full screen video, and alternative Windows file copiers.
This week’s edition of WIG is filled with news link goodness such as Google’s work on strengthening encryption for its services, Mozilla’s progress on silent updates, AT&T’s thwarting of a hacking attack on mobile accounts, a giveaway contest for LastPass Pro subscriptions, and more.
mountain stream [DesktopNexus]
Hopefully you aren’t reading this after a long night of sitting in the cold, fighting with other people to acquire a device that will be out of date in a month. Instead of shopping, it’s time to give the gift of less sucktacular browsers.
Do you love battling zombie hordes? Then welcome to Banoi Island where a Zombie outbreak has just occurred and you must race against time to save the other survivors and yourself! The theme comes with eight wallpapers full of...
Windows to a Nighttime City [Desktop Wallpaper HD]
Talk to any tech person, read any forum, and at some point you’re sure to be told to update your drivers… but what does that really mean? And is it necessary to compulsively update your drivers? Here’s our take.
Once a week we select a few questions from the pile of emails we answer and share the solutions with the greater readership; this week we’re looking at the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, scheduling computer startups, and how to diagnose an overheating laptop.
This week we learned how to safely eject your USB devices from the desktop context menu, make the Kindle Fire Silk Browser *actually* fast, “disable Windows startup programs, use DNS names on your home network, & restore a vintage keyboard”, print or save a directory listing to a file, make your computer press a key every X seconds, and more.
Have you ever had a file on a flash drive that you needed to use on a machine that is situated in another building or even halfway across the world? You can do that by plugging it into your local machine and then forwarding the drive through your remote session to that machine. Here’s how to do it.
Firefox has encountered an unexpected problem with Windows [via Reddit]
At the top of the heap, by a wide margin, was Evernote—the ubiquitous web-based notebook that makes it super simple to sync and share your notes. It has a snappy clipping tool built right in, and readers were quite fond of the wide ranging tools and integrations supported by Evernote. Laurel writes:
Getting a new drive is always exiting, but having 6 or 7 drives show up in My Computer isnt always ideal. Using this trick you can make your drives appear as folders on a another drive. Logically it will look like its one drive but any files in that folder will physically be on another drive.
The New Internet Explorer [9GAG]
Printing a directory listing is something you may not do often, but when you need to print a listing of a directory with a lot of files in it, you would rather not manually type the filenames.
Do you love watching tropical fish as they swim through serene ocean waters? Then you will definitely want to download the Tropical Fish Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with nine wallpapers filled with colorful, tropical...
If you’d like to safely eject USB drives from your desktop, we’ve got you covered with that one too.
Plenty of time to enjoy a cup of coffee and then some!
Have you ever needed to press a key every couple of seconds, or every few minutes? Perhaps you’re playing a video game and you’re waiting for an item, or you’ve got some other reason. Either way, here’s how to make your PC do it automatically.