You’ve been doing some serious work on your computer and have a bunch of apps, browsers, spreadsheets, and documents open. You’re done for the day, but closing each app and document individually is going to be a hassle. Here we take a look at an awesome utility that will close all of your running applications at once with one click.
Sometimes you might be working on an online form or other application where you need to insert a special character. The Character Map feature in Windows is an often overlooked feature that can help you add special characters to your work.
The new libraries feature in Windows 7 makes it easier to manage your files and folders. Today we take a look at how to access libraries, how to use them, and how to include network locations to the libraries as well.
Do you have webpages that you need to refresh every so often to avoid session timeouts or that update quickly throughout the day? Now you can automate the refresh process with the ReloadEvery extension for Firefox.
If you install Ubuntu 9.10 the default desktop manager is Gnome. KDE is another desktop manager that you can use on your Ubuntu distro, and we’ll take a look at it here.
Sometimes you might find it necessary to add additional storage to your Windows Home Server. Today we’ll take a look at how to add an external hard drive to your home server to increase storage space.
In some computing situations, you might need to create a WiFi hotspot quickly so other wireless devices can use an Internet connection. Today we take a look at Connectify which easily turns your Windows 7 machine into an instant WiFi hotspot.
Do you need a quick and easy way to access Wikipedia while browsing throughout the day? If so then you will want to take a look at the Wiki Lookup extension for Google Chrome.
Do you need an easy way to view the Flash Cookies on your computer? See how easy it is not only to view those cookies but manage and/or remove them with Flash Cookies View.
If you are moving from Office 2003 to 2007 or 2010 Beta, get ready for a learning curve when it comes to The Ribbon. Instead of having the learning experience be frustrating, you can install a cool add-in called Ribbon Hero, a game that makes the learning process more fun.
Have you ever wanted to be able to access all of your important files, music, photos, and more from all computers in your home from one central server? Today we’ll take a look at Windows Home Server and show you how to install and configure it with other machines on your network.
Would you like a quick way to access your Gmail account whenever you need to without opening a new tab or window? See how easy it is to get one-click access with the Gmail Popup extension for Firefox
How-To Geek reader Kan wrote in with a full guide to getting rid of the nasty wmpscfgs.exe virus, and we figured we should just share it with everybody, just in case anybody else comes across the same problem in the future.
Are you looking for a distraction-free writing software that lets you choose the background and sounds? Then you will want to take a look at CreaWriter.
You don’t need to have a special device to listen to XM Radio, the service is also available online. Today we take a look at setting it up in Windows 7 with Windows Media Center.
When your playing music or a video in Windows Media Player in Windows 7, you can toggle the playback controls on or off by hovering the mouse over the window. Here we show you how to always have the playback controls show in Now Playing mode.
Have you found the address for a place that you would like to visit while browsing but no map is available on the website? Now you can see the map and an aerial view image using the Bookmaplet Bookmarklet.
Have you been eager to try out Google’s new URL shortening service and add it into Chrome? Now you can do both very easily with the goo.gl shortener extension.
Being able to share Access data with other applications is easier in Office 2010. Today we take a look at how easy it is to share data from an Access 2010 Database to to an Excel spreadsheet and more.
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.