How to create a bootable Windows USB using Rufus

A few years ago, creating a bootable USB drive used to be a somewhat daunting exercise for many people as it meant using the command prompt to access DiskPart which is a great little command-line utility.  Luckily for us, there are now far simpler ways of achieving this, by using free software like Rufus to do the […]

How to delete hiberfil.sys in Windows 7, Vista and XP

Before we look at how to go about deleting the hiberfil.sys file on your Windows PC, it would be prudent to explain what the file is. hiberfil.sys is the Windows system file located in C:/hiberfil.sys that is responsible for enabling hibernation to function on you computer, by writing the computer’s memory (RAM) out to your […]

How To Make VLC Play The Next Video Automatically

If you have multiple videos that you would like VLC to play back-to-back without having to physically select the next video to play, then this article is for you. This will also work the same if you would like to play all the songs/audio/album you have in a folder including any sub-folders. For example, I […]

How To Get An Extra 100GB Of Free Cloud Storage For Your OneDrive Account

Microsoft are giving away an extra 100GB of free storage (which is your for 2 years) for OneDrive users who are Bing Rewards members in the US. However, if you don’t live in the US, then you can also do this as well by following the steps below: If you are in the US, then just […]

Microsoft Are Giving Away 100GB of Free Storage To 100,000 Users Today To Celebrate Their OneDrive Launch

Today, Microsoft are officially launching their newly branded OneDrive cloud storage service allowing users to easily sync their data across multiple devices with ease. To celebrate the launch they will also be giving away 100GB worth of free cloud storage to 100,000 people. OneDrive is essentially a re-branding of their previous cloud service, SkyDrive, which […]

How To Download 1080p or 4K Video From YouTube

Sometime around October of last year, Google introduced the DASH Protocol which blocked video download add-ons from downloading 1080p, meaning that your old trusty video downloaders, like the Firefox add-on Video DownloadHelper, can now only download 720p or lower quality. However, in this article I will show you how you can easily download 1080p or […]

Get A Huge 50% Off ibVPN For Today Only

ibVPN are running their now annual deal which lasts for one day only, (January 28th) giving users the chance to purchase their VPN product for a whopping 50% discount. The 50% off applies for all of their products from the Ultimate VPV package, through to the Torrent only VPN package. This is a great deal […]

How To Enable Google Now On The Desktop For Windows and Mac

[Update] Google Now, is now out of beta and working on the standard version of Chrome and has more cards like, Maps, Weather are available that the beta version of Google Now that was only available in Google Chrome Canary. ——————————————————————————————————– Google have now released Google Now on the desktop for Windows and Mac using […]

Private Internet Access VPN Review Plus Speed Tests

Private Internet Access, or PIA for short, is one of the most highly rated VPN providers currently available at the moment giving its users access to over 802 servers spread across 10 different countries. It is also one of the most competitively priced VPN services around that lets users use the service on a monthly, […]

How To Fix “There was a problem sending the command to the program” In Word 2007

This is an annoying issue with Word 2007 that I came across the other day whilst at work, which is actually fairly simple to fix. The scenario I was having was that I would open up a Word file (either .doc or docx) and would then get the following error message resulting in the document […]

How to import multiple vCards (.vcf files) into Gmail or Outlook at once

In this article we will look at how to go about importing multiple vCards, also known as .vcf files, or other contacts into either your Gmail account or Outlook account in one go. Note that I will be using Gmail’s Export tool to create the required csv file that will then be able to import […]

How To Find & Create A List Of All Available IP Addresses On Your Network

In this article we will look at how to go about finding and then creating a list of all the available IP addresses on your local area network (LAN). The software we will be using is the IP Address Tracker from SolarWinds which is a free tool that anyone can use. The tool, although basic, […]

How To Set A Static IP Address On Your PC To Avoid IP Conflicts

In this article we will look at how you can easily set a static IP address for your computer on your Local Area Network (LAN) to help avoid IP address conflicts. This is aimed at people running a basic network on Windows machines and the steps are the same for XP, Vista and Windows 7. […]

How To Recover Deleted or Overwritten Files/Folders In Your SkyDrive/OneDrive Account

Please note that Microsoft renamed SkyDrive to OneDrive on February 19th 2014. I use Cloud Storage services quite a bit for my day-to-day needs as I like how I am able to make sure that all my data stored is correctly synced between my various devices. That said, I also know just how easy it […]

How To Find Your Camera’s Current Shutter Actuation Count

In this article we will look at 3 different ways that will let you know how many shutter actuations your camera has made so far. This article will be dealing with Nikon (also works for Pentax bodies) camera’s, but if you have a Canon body then you can use the free EOS Info tool created by […]

How To Recover Deleted Documents & Pictures Using Recuva

In this article we will look at the step-by-step ways for how we can recover deleted files (pictures, documents etc) using a free program called Recuva. The program is capable of recovering files that you may have deleted on either your computer or an external device such as your camera’s memory card, your iPod or […]

How To Crack A Forgotten Admin Password In Windows 7

In this article I will show you in a step-by-step way how you can crack the Administrator password in Windows 7, so should you have lost, forgotten it, or simply don’t know the administrator password, then this tutorial will allow you to gain access to your computer again. Please bear in mind that although there look […]

How To Undo Changes To Your Computer Using System Restore In Windows 7

In this article I will walk you through the steps to take to do a system restore which will hopefully undo any undesired changes that may be affecting your computer’s performance. One of the common reasons that people may wish to complete a system restore, is due to the user having added a program or […]

How To Enable or Disable Features In Windows 7

In this article I will show you how to either enable or disable certain features built into Windows 7. One thing to note is that when you disable a feature, you aren’t actually uninstalling it nor will you save any space on your hard drive. If you are unsure as to whether or not to […]

How To Boot To Hiren’s Boot CD From USB

In this article we will look at the steps involved that will allow you to boot to Hiren’s Boot CD from a USB pen drive. This should take you about 5 mins to complete, giving you an invaluable resource in which to fix various issues with your, or a friends computer. The current version of […]

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