The start menu and the start button is gone in Windows 8. We could talk about why Microsoft did this. Or just quickly tell you how to get it back. Below are the best free ways to get the start menu back on Windows 8. Use These Free Apps to Get the Start Menu back […]
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Sometimes when we download applications from the internet they come with added junk software. When we install them, we just go through the motions and don’t realize what other software we installed. Drop Down Deals is an application you can install by mistake. The only good thing about this extra software, like when we showed […]
How many times have you been in a situation where you needed to get pictures off of your iPhone? For me, it happens on a regular basis. Usually I have my trusty iPhone cord handy. But at times I forget my cord and have to email the pictures to myself. To be honest, emailing pictures […]
When Microsoft released Windows 8 they removed a lot of components for Windows Aero. Windows Aero no longer has the transparency glass. Aero no longer does the 3-D flip. But, not all is lost, Aero can still do peek and snap. Luckily we have a simple theme hack that reenable one of the lost features […]
Android 4.2 or Jelly Bean, has been out for a while. If you haven’t had a chance to try it out the latest version of Android you can install the OS in VirtualBox. This is a great way to try out Android without having to buy an Android device. Here is how to install Android 4.2 […]
HyperTerminal was removed by Microsoft in Windows 7 and Vista. Here are some great free HyperTerminal alternatives for Windows 7 and Vista.
Installing the latest version of Windows has never been this easy. Here is how to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8 from the Windows 7 desktop in this Windows 7 how to tutorial.
In the past we have shown you how to make a bootable Windows 7 flash drive using Microsoft’s Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. We are going to use the same exact tool to create a bootable Windows 8 flash drive instead. Before we begin we need to cover some of the necessary prerequisites. You will […]
If you installed Windows 7, Windows Vista, and even Windows 8 in VirtualBox you are probably missing the Aero glass feature. Your Windows will have the default Windows XP look, or Windows 7 basic, because of the limitations set on the virtual machine. Without the Aero glass Windows looks kind of outdated, only back to […]
Windows 8 will be coming out very soon and if you haven’t had a chance to download the consumer preview download it now. If you have downloaded it, you probably have notice all the new changes that have happened to the Windows OS. What better way to user in a new OS with some free […]