Are you a World of Warcraft fan? Then get ready to add some adventure to your Windows 7 desktop with the World of Warcraft theme. The theme comes with 36 Hi-Res wallpapers from Cataclysm and earlier expansions, custom World o...

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (0)

Whether you are doing graphics/web design work or just taking screenshots, it’s often very difficult to move the mouse precisely enough to select pixels the way you’d like. Here’s a couple of ways to make it better.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (17)

TrueCrypt is an awesome tool for creating secure partitions and encrypting your files. Mounting and dismounting partitions, however, can be a hassle. MTCrypt speeds up the process with a simple GUI interface.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (5)

If you’re in love with the click-for-voice-search button on Android phones, this clever extension adds voice search right into Google Chrome. Enjoy the same voice search capabilities on your desktop you enjoy on your phone.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (1)

When you’ve got a PC completely infected with viruses, sometimes it’s best to reboot into a rescue disc and run a full virus scan from there. Here’s how to use the Avira Rescue CD to clean an infected PC.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (29)

Microsoft’s Security Essentials has been our favorite anti-malware application for a while—it’s free, unobtrusive, and it doesn’t slow your PC down, but now it’s even better with the new 2.0 release, which adds network filtering, heuristic protection, and more.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (76)

Add an artistic touch of seasonal splendor to your Windows 7 desktop with these angels and the gently falling snow surrounding them.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (4)

Are you in the mood for picturesque winter scenery on your Windows 7 desktop? The Winter Theme for Windows 7 comes with 13 gorgeous views of winter landscapes to help give your desktop that special cool and frosty touch.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (2)

If you’re traveling over the holidays, Google Chrome is footing the bill for free Wi-Fi for passengers on Airtrain Airways, Delta, and Virgin America flights until January 2, 2011.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (0)

When it comes to computers, Windows definitely rules the desktop in comparison to other operating systems. What we would like to know this week is if you would actually be willing to give up using Windows altogether and move to a different operating system on your computers.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (187)

Are you ready to add some holiday cheer to your Windows 7 desktop? This Christmas theme comes with 22 beautiful Hi-Res wallpapers, custom holiday icons, and Christmas carol sounds that will bring the holiday spirit right to your desktop.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (7)

All Windows users know all about the Blue Screen of Death, but did you know it’s possible to change the color to anything you want? All it takes is… well, a lot of hacking.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (14)

Dear How-To Geek:

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (6)

Windows users have learned over the years that they need to keep their computers defragmented to keep running at top speed.  While Windows Vista and 7 automatically defrag your disks, here’s some ways you can dig deeper into Windows Defragmenter.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (15)

We’re big fans of hacking the Windows Registry around here, and we’ve got one of the biggest collections of registry hacks you’ll find. Don’t believe us? Here’s a list of the top 50 registry hacks that we’ve covered.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (97)

Recently Ubuntu joined Mac by moving the Minimize, Maximize, and Close Buttons to the left side of app windows. If this is a feature that you would also like to have in Windows, then Leftsider is the app for you.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (11)

Is Firefox your favorite browser? Then you will definitely want to have a look at this theme that lets you share your love of Firefox in style. The theme comes with 33 Hi-Res wallpapers, custom Firefox icons, and fun sounds t...

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (5)

Google announced their new Chrome Web Store today, with loads of web sites and games that can be installed as applications in your browser, synced across every PC, and customized to launch the way you want them to. Here’s how it all works.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (18)

There’s nothing more annoying than saving a file somewhere on your hard drive, and then having to browse for that file again when you’re trying to upload it somewhere on the web. Thankfully Google Chrome makes this process much easier.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (19)

If you are using the stable version of the Dropbox desktop client and have been looking forward to the new features (and bug fixes for the 0.8.x releases), then your wait is over. Now you can dig into and enjoy wonderful Sele...

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (0)

Creating greeting cards can be a lot of DIY fun around the holidays, but printing them can often be a nightmare. This simple How-To will show you how to figure out how to perfectly print your half fold card.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (7)

Mastering the keyboard will not only increase your navigation speed but it can also help with wrist fatigue. Here are some lesser known Windows shortcuts to help you become a keyboard ninja.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (101)

Do you need to upload a very large file to store online or email to a friend? Unfortunately, whether you’re emailing a file or using online storage sites like SkyDrive, there’s a limit on the size of files you can use. Here’s how to get around the limits.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (15)

After you’ve used Disk Cleanup, you probably expect every temporary file to be completely deleted, but that’s not actually the case. Files are only deleted if they are older than 7 days old, but you can tweak that number to something else.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (23)

If you’re running Google Dev channel version of Chrome, you might have noticed that the latest update really broke—the problem is the GPU accelerated canvas option, but you can’t get in there to change it since it keeps crashing. Here’s how to fix it.

about 6 years ago - by  |  Comments (14)