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.
Keeping your servers clutter-free is easy with Disk Cleanup, and scheduling a cleanup makes it effortless.
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 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.
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’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.
If you or somebody you know was recently infected because they were tricked into opening a fake shipping label in an email, there’s a quick and easy way to get rid of it. At least, these are the steps that worked on our test machine.
One of the biggest annoyances for those going straight from XP to Windows 7 is that the backspace key no longer moves you Up a folder like it used to—now it moves you Back in the folder browsing history.
What you’ll need to do is use the new compatibility hack to get it working. And before you start talking about nightly tester tools and other extensions to force compatibility, some of us don’t want to bloat up Firefox with yet another extension, and prefer the about:config hack instead.
If you’ve got a PC infected by the Antivirus Live virus, you’ve got a tough job ahead of you to remove it. And we’ve got the instructions to help.
You’re probably reading this article because you’re frustrated with that CCC.exe process running in Task Manager, and you’d like to know how to get rid of it, or at least understand what it’s there for.
We haven’t told anybody before, but Windows has a hidden “How-To Geek Mode” that you can enable which gives you access to every Control Panel tool on a single page—and we’ve documented the secret method for you here.
A hard working admin is constantly opening and closing multiple programs to get work done. When you’re working in PowerShell, we can use aliases to make switching to a new program as fast as possible.
It’s the end of the year, the time when everybody looks back at the year before and reflects on what happened. It’s navel-gazing time, people!
Do you spend your time trying to find ways to use your PC to actually get things done? Productive Geek is the newest addition to the How-To Geek network, where we focus on helping you use your computer more effectively, with a discussion board dedicated to geeky productivity.
Have you ever needed to clean out some old files out of a folder? This is especially useful when you are trying to keep a log directory from getting too bloated with files, and Linux makes it really easy to clear out the junk.
In our previous article, we showed you the fastest way to go from a simple list of users to their creation in Active Directory. However, you’ll frequently get a list of users that will have extra data fields. Since we can’t write a script ahead of time for every possible scenario, we’ll show you how to take our user creation PowerShell script and modify it to suit your purpose.
People often ask me how I stay productive with all the different things I have going on—and between How-To Geek, Lifehacker, a day job, and now Productive Geek, there’s definitely a lot to get done every day. Here’s my tips on how I get things done.
Creating users through the AD Users and Computers snap-in is a very easy process, but you’ll frequently face the situation where you need to create accounts for a whole group of people at once. There’s no need for this to be a time consuming process for you though, and we’ve done all the heavy lifting so you don’t have to.
Once again, Adobe has confirmed a gigantic security hole in their buggy, bloated, and completely insecure Adobe PDF Reader application. This isn’t the first time, either—it’s like a non-stop barrage of security holes from Adobe products.
Having issues with your PDF previews working with Microsoft Outlook or Windows Explorer on a 64-bit version of Windows? Turns out the problem is that Adobe sucks, but a quick registry hack can save the day.
Another great feature of Server 2008, is how the Delegation of Control Wizard simplifies adding rights for common tasks to groups or administrators.
There’s a quick way to do searches in Active Directory right from your start menu. We’ll show you how.
One of the first things to do in a new network is to create Users, also called User Objects. As long as you know the information about the user you need to create, the process will take no time at all.