Once a week we round up some of the interesting questions you guys mail in, answer them, and share them with the greater readership. This week we’re looking at how to enable Aero in VirtualBox, figuring out how much overhead your RAID array will chew up, and RAW processing without Photoshop.
We’ve already shown you the classic method of dual booting Windows 8, but that requires tweaking your partitions. If that’s something you’re not ready for, here’s how to use a virtual hard drive (VHD) to boot Windows 8 on your Windows 7 PC.
D7 is a very useful, free tool for maintaining, repairing, and tweaking Windows, assisting in the removal of malware, and backing up all the user profiles on your computer. It can aid PC technicians in performing many tasks.
Windows: SimilarImages is a duplicate file finder tweaked to find image files. Rather than simply compare raw stats it also scans the photo itself. As a result you’ll find more duplicates and be able to select which file you wish to keep.
If you have been following our Hackintoshing guides, you might know the basics, and how to install Snow Leopard on your custom built PC. In this guide, we will try to upgrade your Snow Leopard hackintosh to Mac OS X Lion, and also explain a thing or two regarding dual-booting your hackintosh with Windows.
An interesting visual comparison between the look of Windows 1.0 and Windows 8.
Whether it is in the form of movies, books, art, or games the old West continues to inspire peoples’ creative side and their imaginations. Get ready to saddle up for some document and image customizing fun with our Western Fonts collection.
We’ve extolled the virtues of SSH numerous times, for both security and remote access. Let’s take a look at the server itself, some important “maintenance” aspects, and some quirks that can add turbulence to an otherwise smooth ride.
When you visit a website you actually share information with more websites than the one you see in the address bar. Read on to find out how to stop websites from tracking your browsing habits using Internet Explorer 9.
Once week we pull some of the more interesting questions from our reader mailbag and share the solutions with you. Today we’re looking at changing icon font color in Windows, searching networked drives, and removing photo backgrounds.
If you want to try out the new Windows 8 but don’t have a CPU that supports virtualization, check out our guide on how to get all the goodness of Windows 8 along side Windows 7 by dual booting.
This week we learned how to check if your CPU supports second level address translation (SLAT), speed up Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010, create your own Windows 8 shortcuts, understand those confusing Windows 7 file/share permissions, looked through a roundup of the best Linux home server apps, and more.
Are you ready to fill your desktop with super-powered goodness? Then you will definitely want to download the Marvel Comics theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with 42 Hi-Res wallpapers, custom Marvel super hero icons, and s...
Want to take the next generation of Windows for a free test drive? Of course you do; it’s still got that new car smell. Read on to see how you can combine the Windows 8 developer release with VirtualBox for free next-gen OS exploration.
Earlier this week we asked whether you were the first in line to try out new things—operating systems, upgrades, etc.—and now we’re back with a roundup of your responses.
When you’re using Linux, a popular way to share files with Windows is via Samba. For beginners, it can be a real pain to configure it manually, but with the right tool, it’s as easy as pie.
Have you ever tried to figure out all of the permissions in Windows? There’s share permissions, NTFS permissions, access control lists, and more. Here’s how they all work together.
Once a week we dump out the tips box mailbag and share the weeks hottest tips with you. This week we’re looking at how to speed up Windows 7,
It’s easy to customize and move all the Windows tiles around, but what if you want to create your own shortcuts for portable apps, or something really useful, like adding the missing Shutdown or Reboot shortcuts back? Here’s how to do it.
Are you the first in line to try out a new OS or major upgrade? Do you hang back and let the fools rush in to work out the beta-level bugs? This week we want to hear about your early adoptions (or lack there of).
The addition of the Ribbon to Explorer in Windows 8 wasn’t exactly a popular decision—there were outcries from loads of people about how it would make the whole experience bloated and waste space. Here’s the simple solution.
Yesterday Microsoft released the first preview release of Windows 8, and we spent all night testing it out and diving into how it all works. Here’s our review, and the normal How-To Geek style screenshot tour, with loads and loads of pictures.
Want to get your hands on Windows 8? You can get your copy today – well, the developer preview at least. It’s available RIGHT NOW, from this link:
Oh no! How will that poor Ubuntu system ever survive such a vicious attack from Windows malware?!
Android: If you’re a fan of the status bar in WP7 but not in a hurry to get an actual WP7 phone, StatusBar+ brings a WP7 style status bar to Android.