VLC includes a web interface, which you can enable to access your VLC player from a web browser, controlling playback from another device – particularly useful for a media center PC. VLC also offers a mobile web interface for smartphones.
Do you love a combination of nature and night-time city photography for your desktop? Then you will definitely want to download a copy of the Brazil Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with six images featuring the colorful ...
In this week’s game your thinking skills will be put to the test as you work to draw lines and direct the movement of orbs on the game screen. Can you draw the proper configuration so that all the orbs move where they are supposed to or will you watch helplessly as your carefully crafted plans fail?
PowerShell Remoting allows you to run individual PowerShell commands or access full PowerShell sessions on remote Windows systems. It’s similar to SSH for accessing remote terminals on other operating systems.
Every week we round up some tips from our inbox and share them with everyone; this week we’re looking at more kindle books, running Windows 3.1 on the iPad, and some DIY antenna builds.
We have all been hearing about the upcoming changes to the UI in Firefox and now the first test build is finally available to try out. Mozilla software engineer Jared Wein has worked hard and put together an unofficial (at th...
Have you ever connected your Laptop to a wired network point in your house and continued to get wireless network speeds ? Here’s how you can quickly fix that, the easy way.
If you use the Desktop context menu often, wouldn’t it be useful if you could add program shortcuts to it so you can quickly access your favorite apps? We’ve shown you how to do this using a quick registry tweak, but there’s an easier way.
PowerShell is quickly becoming the preferred scripting language and CLI of Power Users as well as IT Pros. It’s well worth learning a few commands to get you started, so we’ve got 5 useful cmdlets for you to learn today.
Previously, we showed you how you can increase the size of the font in the Title bar, now we are back to show you how you can increase the size of everything on your screen.
If you use Internet Explorer 9, we have many tips and tricks for you to improve your web surfing experience, from customizing the interface to using the many features, and to make your time online more secure with IE9’s many security and privacy enhancements.
If you’re a PC gamer, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with Valve’s Steam and use it regularly. Steam includes a variety of cool features that you might not notice if you’re just using it to install and launch games.
Forgetting your password is always a pain, but luckily there’s an easy way to reset your Domain Administrator password. All you need is a copy of the Windows Server 2008 R2 installation disk and one simple command line trick.
Windows RT is a special edition of Windows 8. It runs on ARM and you’ll find it alongside Intel x86 machines in stores, but you’ll be surprised just how much Windows RT differs from the Windows you know.
Have you tried one of the Windows 8 Preview releases and found you like the Charms bar on the Metro Start Screen? If you’re not quite ready to give up Windows 7, there is a way to get the Charms bar from Windows 8.
Whether you plan on using Windows 8 or not, everyone buying a PC in the future will end up with the Microsoft-driven Secure Boot feature enabled. Secure Boot prevents “unauthorized” operating systems and software from loading during the startup process.
Today we are going to show you how you can increase the font size in the Title bar, so if you hate the small font or simply cant read it, then this article is for you.
If you use Internet Explorer 9, we found a useful program, called IE Tweaker Plus, that allows you to easily tweak and customize over 27 settings in the browser, as well as create customized IE9 shortcuts that automatically open IE in InPrivate mode.
With the imminent release of Windows 8 on the horizon, browser makers have been hard at work on Metro versions of their product for Microsoft’s new system. This week Google has officially released its first Metro versio...
The Store in Windows 8 is awesome, but when you have so many apps at your disposal it becomes hard to keep track of what’s installed where, here’s how you can see the apps installed on any of your devices running Windows 8.
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Recently we explained what RSS Feeds are and how you can benefit from them, and today we are back to show you how you can get all your RSS Feeds displaying on your desktop. Read on to find out how.
We have shown you a lot of tips and tricks here at How-To Geek that require the modification of a Group Policy Object. Over time you may have wondered which Group Policy settings you have edited–so here’s how to figure that out.
Steam is generally pretty stable, but every now and then you’ll run into a problem. This guide gives solutions to common problems you’ll encounter in Steam, from games crashing or not working properly to Steam failing to launch.
Is your desktop so cluttered you can’t find anything? Is your Start menu so long you have to scroll to see what programs are there? If so, you probably need an application launcher to organize your desktop and make your life easier.