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 [...]
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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.
Windows 7 operating system does not do a great job with ISO images unless you want to burn them. This can be a problem if you just want to open them up and look whats inside. We have shown you how to mount ISO images in VirtualBox before but this is a little different than [...]
Reinstalling your operating system can be a real pain. One of my favorite shortcuts, is to create an unattended install of the operating system I am currently using. Since Windows 7 is my main operating system of choice, that is until Windows 8 offically releases, I have already made an unattended install for this. If [...]
With the official Microsoft SkyDrive application for Windows 7 it has become a million times easier to map SkyDrive to Windows. Since mapping the SkyDrive folder is automatic, it is now super easy too utilize your SkyDrive space even more. Especially if you upgraded to 25 GB free online storage for your SkyDrive account. You can [...]
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 Without the Aero glass Windows looks kind of outdated, only back to [...]
If you leave your computer running for a long time without a reboot you probably have a lot of up time. Up time isn’t a necessarily a bad thing, beside using electricity. But, here is how to check Windows up time. This methods will work with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. Check Windows [...]
Resizing images in Windows can be a real pain. The Paint application, which is preinstalled in Windows, does do a good job. The only problem is you have to guess what size your image will be. Even if you don’t use Paint, but other software like Paint.net or even Photoshop. These applications can be very [...]
Connecting to an unsecured wireless network can be scary sometimes. Here is how to stop Windows 7 wireless network connection with Netsh.