Most of you are probably used to the Taskbar always being at the bottom of the screen and have never thought about moving it. Here we show you how to move it to any of the four corners of the desktop in XP, Vista, and Windows 7.
If you work in Outlook for much of the workday, you may find it annoying having to navigate from Mail View to Calendar, then Contacts…etc. Today we show you a cool quick tip that will allow you to open each feature in a new Window.
The Homegroup feature in Windows 7 is great for sharing files between machines. Sometimes you might find it necessary to leave a Homegroup because you don’t need access to its files or printer. Here we’ll show you the steps for disconnecting from a Homegroup.
One of the cool new features in Windows 7 is the Homegroup feature that allows easy sharing of files between machines. Today we take a look at how to add a new Windows 7 machine to an existing Homegroup.
If you have a PC infected with Security Tool, you’re probably reading this article so you can understand how to get rid of it. Thankfully we’ve got the instructions to help you get rid of this virus.
If you’re a user of Internet Explorer 8 either by choice or due to work requirements, you might be tired of seeing the annoying Suggested Sites feature in the Favorites Bar. Today we show you how to disable Suggested Sites and remove it from the Toolbar.
One of the cool new features in Windows 7 is the ability to stream digital media to different computers throughout your house. Here we will show you how to set up Windows Media Player in Windows 7 to share and stream videos, music, and other digital media to Windows 7 machines.
Are you looking for an easy way to be notified of new e-mails and access/manage your account? Then you will definitely want to take a look at the Google Mail Checker Plus extension.
Keeping your hard drive clutter-free is essential to having a well run server. The tool to accomplish this is Disk Cleanup, but it is conspicuously missing in Server 2008… or is it?
If you have a PC infected with Internet Security 2010, you’re probably reading this article so you can understand how to get rid of it. Thankfully we’ve got the instructions to help you get rid of this awful thing.
If you’re moving from Vista to Windows 7, you might be wondering what happened to Windows Photo Gallery, or in XP you might have used another photo manager. Today we take a look at using Windows Live Photo Gallery from the Windows Live Essentials suite.
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to see your local weather forecast in Google Chrome? Then you will definitely want to take a good look at the AccuWeather Forecast extension.
Even if your computer doesn’t have a TV tuner card, you can still watch broadcast television programming with Media Center in Windows 7. Today we take a look at some of the features and how to get started.
It can be very annoying when you have a bunch of different projects open at work, then find you need restart the machine because of Microsoft Updates or some other reason. Today we take a look at a cool free app that will restart everything you were working on after a reboot.
If you’ve ever let someone borrow your computer you might not want them to open your active minimized windows. Today we take a look at a free utility that will allow you to lock them down so they can’t be opened.
Are you looking for a way to keep your computer, settings, and files safe around young children that love to “play” with the keyboard? Then you will want to take a look at KidSafe.
If you have a PC infected with Advanced Virus Remover, you’ll probably find that this is a tough one to get rid of. Thankfully we’ve got the instructions to help you defeat this terrible virus.
If you’re moving from XP to Windows 7, you probably haven’t spent much time with Windows Media Center (unless you had XP Media Center Edition). Today we take a look at setting it up to watch live TV on your computer.
For frequent PowerShell users, the standard settings might not be ideal. We can change the settings of our PowerShell window to how we like it by modifying the profile.
If you’re on the computer 18+ hours a day, you probably rely on the clock in the system tray much of the time. Although it’s often overlooked, there are different ways you can customize the area to display different time and date formats.
If you have a home or small office network with computers in several locations, you may want to work on them all from one machine. Today we take a look at the Remote Desktop feature in Windows that allows you to connect to each computer on the network in XP, Vista, and Windows 7.
Are you tired of having to open external text programs every time you need to save a few notes? Now you can add a “built-in” notepad to Google Chrome with the Chromepad extension.
If you’ve got a PC infected with malware, spyware, or rogue/fake antivirus applications, the best tool for removing them is the free SUPERAntiSpyware Portable edition. Here at How-To Geek HQ, this is the tool we use to clean nasty infections like Antivirus Live.
When you’re the administrator of a shared computer, you might want to disable certain features. Today we look at how to disable Desktop Gadgets that a user installs, or how to disable them all together.
One of the more annoying actions with the Windows Aero interface is how it opens and closes new windows. They show the contents when minimizing and maximizing which seems unnecessary and is just a sort of “wow” factor. Here we show you how to easily turn the features off and make the UI run snappier.