SyncToy is a great tool to help you keep your niles and folders synced between drives and devices. Here’s how you can make it do sync automatically so your files will stay synced even if you forget to sync them.
Would you like to customize your favorite websites with popular Greasemonkey scripts? Here’s how you can use any user script in Google Chrome with only 3 clicks.
One of the cool things about Windows Home server is the ability to access files remotely. Here we look at basic access to data while on the go from your iPhone or iPod Touch without installing additional apps.
We’ve always been fans of great desktop customization setups, and this one is really simple but looks great—especially the customized Windows 7 taskbar icons.
The new version of Safari has actually evolved into a nice web browser with the addition of extension support. If you you’re using Firefox as well, you might want to import your bookmarks into Safari and we’ll show you how.
We’ve long been fans of system cleaning application CCleaner, even if you do have to uncheck the Yahoo toolbar during the installation process. And now, there’s a way to add 270 more applications to the supported list.
Windows 7 Media Center includes a fair amount of streaming internet TV by default, but you want to add more selections. Today we take a look at the SecondRunTV Beta Plugin that allows you to access more streaming channels.
Are you annoyed by having Messenger automatically sign in when you’re reading your emails in the new Hotmail? Here’s how you can disable the Web Messenger in Hotmail and other Windows Live online apps.
Do you need to keep up with time in different time zones around the world? Here here we take a look at adding multiple zones to the Windows 7 System Tray Clock.
If you’re a HTPC enthusiast and use Windows 7 Media Center, you probably have a lot of scheduled recordings and channel lineups you’d like to backup. Here we take a look at a simple tool that will allow you to do it easily.
The Trillian 5 multi-protocol instant messenger client is really looking amazing… it’s got just about everything you can imagine built right in, and it looks great too.
Many programs and utilities are distributed as portable applications which do not require you to install them. While this is a great option to have, there are a few reasons you might want to “install” these programs. For example, installed programs appear in the Programs and Features (Add/Remove Programs) list and they typically have entries in the Start Menu. A utility which both installs and builds installers for installer-less programs is NirSoft’s ZipInstaller.
Want to make your browsing more efficient in Chrome? Here’s how you can use keyword shortcuts to quickly find info on any site you want.
Ever noticed how opening Internet Explorer can take forever on some PCs? That’s generally because your add-ons are slowing it down to a crawl—and even worse than that, they affect creating new tabs as well.
Are you looking for a way to control your PC from across the room? Today we look at how you can turn your iPhone and iPod Touch into a remote control with HippoRemote Lite.
If you are giving up on iTunes for another music player, uninstalling it completely can be a hassle. Here we show you how to completely remove all traces of it including QuickTime, iTunes Helper, Bonjour…all of it.
Perl is a very popular scripting language which is used to develop a wide variety of tools. One of it’s well know uses is web based CGI (Common Gateway Interface) applications which allow Perl scripts to be executed from a web server. With a little configuration, you can configure IIS 7 on your Windows Server 2008 system to serve Perl scripts via CGI.
Last week Microsoft announced that MSE 2.0 was available for public beta testing. The cool thing is the new version of MSE installs on Windows Home Server. Here we’ll take a look at running it on WHS “Vail”.
There’s lots of icon packs out there, many of them great, and many of them lousy, so when we run across one with nice icons, it’s worth a mention.
We have already covered how to backup a SQL Server database from the command line, so what if you want to backup all your databases at once? You could create a batch script which runs the backup command for each database, but this script would have to be updated each time a database is added or removed. Additionally, the database backups will all be appended to one file which will grow by the size of the new backup each time it is run. Instead, in true “set it and forget it” fashion, we will create a batch script which will adapt to your SQL Server as new databases are added and removed.
Windows 7 Media Center is a great tool for watching live and streaming TV, but what if the included Internet TV isn’t enough? Today we look at the TunnerFree MCE plugin to add more streaming choices.
The new Windows Phone 7 interface is simple, clean, and attractive… and now you can have the same style for your Firefox browser right now.
Do you need to reinstall Windows on your computer? Here’s a checklist of the things you should do before you make the leap and reinstall.
Perl is a very popular scripting language which is used to develop a wide variety of tools. One of it’s well know uses is web based CGI (Common Gateway Interface) applications which allow Perl scripts to be executed from a web server. With a little configuration, you can configure IIS 6 on your Windows Server 2003 system to serve Perl scripts via CGI.
The new Windows Home Server Beta is available to the public for testing, and you might not have an extra machine to install it on. Here we take a look at using the free VMware Player to install it so you can test it out.