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How To : Set up & enable Remote Desktop in Windows Mobile

In this tutorial Brandon from Pocketnow.com will show you how to set up and use your remote desktop on a Windows mobile smart phone. Windows mobile remote desktop allows you to remotely access and control your Windows computer from your cellphone device, it is just like contro ...more

How To : Control a Eee PC using your iPhone as a remote

This is a short tutorial on how to use your iPhone as a remote control for your eeePC. First download touchpad from installer.app, as well as install VNSea if you don't have it. Just open Share My Desktop on the eee, configure it to accept uninvited connections (make sure you ...more

How To : Use & enable Windows Remote Desktop

Sometimes shit goes down on your home computer and you're just not able to be home to fix it. After all, most of us have commitments such as school, work, and volunteer activities that keep us away from our home computers for most of the day. For computer emergencies that can ...more

How To : Control your PC from anywhere

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

How To : Create an SSH tunnel for your Mac Mini server

How to Use Your Mac as a Server: Turn your Mac Mini into a server! Yes, that's right, with a little know-how and a little spunk, you can turn an inexpensive Mac Mini computer into a server to provide services over you network. You won't even need the Mac OS X Server, just the ...more

How To : Use multiple monitors with your Mac

Sometimes just one computer monitor is not enough. Whether you are working on a detailed art project, multiple files at once, or simple wish to open more windows, you may need to connect multiple monitors to your Mac. In this video, Gary Rosenzweig from MacMost.com shows you h ...more

How To : Install GRUB 2 and apply themes on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install GRUB 2 and apply themes on Ubuntu Linux. GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, GRand U ...more

How To : Recover Lost Files and Images

You've had a massive hard disk failure.. ...in your PC or laptop and like a large number of people who think it will never happen to them...you did not have a backup of those 2000+ family pictures, those hundred of important Word documents, those family videos that you downlo ...more

How To : Make a Ringtone in iTunes for Your Apple iPhone

Granted the iPhone is an awesome phone... but their choice for default ringtones kind of, well, stinks. They have plenty of apps you can BUY to PURCHASE ringtones... but why waste money when you can make an unlimited amount of ringtones yourself forFREE? At first glance, it lo ...more

How To : Play a fake desktop prank on a coworker

Pull off this easy prank, and – without causing any permanent damage – watch your coworker squirm with frustration. You Will Need * Access to a coworker's computer * A phony desktop graphic * A flash drive Step 1: Create a phony desktop Create a few on your desktop and give t ...more

How To : Find a cool Windows XP hidden Easter egg

In this tutorial the author shows how to find out a Cool XP Easter Egg hidden in the XP which comes by downloading the latest update of widows update. The author now opens Internet Explorer and visits the windows site. Now he quits the explorer and holds down both the Control ...more

How To : Start a screen share on iChat

This video tutorial from pirateskool presents how to enable screen share function in iChat application in Leopard operating system.Firstly, you need to ensure Screen Sharing function is enabled. From menu dock on your desktop, choose System Preferences option.In the opened win ...more

How To : Change the default Windows Remote Desktop port

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to change the default Windows Remote Desktop port. It is actually a registry hack. You can check the IP address of our machine by typing ipconfig into the cmd prompt. For hacking into a machine, you should have ...more

How To : Remotely access a PC with Remote Desktop in Vista

Remote desktop is a windows feature which can be used to access a windows computer from an other windows computer over the internet. Note that to access a windows computer using remote desktop the computer must run on Windows Professional or Ultimate version. Remote desktop do ...more

How To : Bypass RealVNC authentication

VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing. It is remote control software which allows you to view and fully interact with one computer desktop (the "VNC server") using a simple program (the "VNC viewer") on another computer desktop anywhere on the Internet. The two computers do ...more

How To : Speed up Windows Vista & free up ram

Start by clicking start and type regedit in the search box. Hit enter and when the screen opens go under hkey current user and click on control panel and then desktop. Under desktop go to menushowdelay. Under menushowdelay right click and then click modify. In the box that pop ...more

How To : Create quick control panel shortcuts in Windows 7

In this Windows 7 tutorial video, host Rich from PC Mech shows you how to create control panel shortcuts on your desktop in Windows 7. You will learn how to use the "drag and drop" method to quickly create shortcuts to various applications you may use quite often in "Control P ...more

How To : Create Windows 7 GodMode

Hello and welcome to yet another InfoSecurity World tutorial. This post is based on the Windows 7 'GodMode' panel. Windows 7 comes with many hacks, cheats and tweaks. This bonus lesson will teach you how to create Windows 7 GodMode. GodMode works a lot like the Windows Contro ...more

How To : Change the desktop background in Windows 7

If you do not like your desktop background in Windows 7 and you do not know how to change it, this video will be very useful. In this video tutorial you will learn how to change desktop background in Windows 7. 1. First click ‘Start’ button and go to ‘Control Panel’. 2. In the ...more

The Rdio App for Mac : A Desktop Alternative to iTunes

A few weeks ago, I wrote about why I think streaming music services like Rdio.com are better than Apple‘s iTunes Music Store. This week, I follow up with a how-to about Rdio for Mac, a desktop music player that streams music from your Rdio.com account. Even though Apple is int ...more

How To : Turn on the speech recognition tool in Mac OS X

This video explains how to use the Speech Recognition tool on the Mac, which allows you to speak most of the commands that you use on the computer. To enable speech recognition, go the Apple menu, select System Preferences and click on Speech. Then click on “On” next to Sp ...more

How To : Turn off user account control (UAC) in Windows 7

In this video, we learn how to turn off user account control (UAC) in Windows 7. First, go to your desktop and then the start menu. From here, go to the control menu and then user accounts. After this, go to change your user account control settings and a new window will pop u ...more

How To : Enable God mode in Windows Vista 32-bit and 7

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to enable hidden God Mode in Windows Vista 32 bit and 7. This option does not work on Windows Vista 64 bit. Begin by right-clicking on the desktop. Then go to New and select Folder. Now name the folder to a desired name and paste this ...more

How To : Change the ip address on Vista

In this tutorial, we learn how to change an IP address in Windows Vista. First, open up cmd on your desktop and a new window will pop up. When the black window comes up, type in "ipconfig". You will now see your IP address, leave this window open and open up the control panel. ...more

How To : Quickly disable the uac option on Windows Vista

To quickly disable the UAC option on Windows Vista operating system on a computer first go to the control panel on your computer. Then go to user accounts, next click on turn user account on or off and you will be prompted to type in your password. Type in your password and pr ...more

How To : Set power options in Windows XP

This is another video in the helpvids series of technology videos. The video describes how to set power options in Microsoft Windows XP. These options control when the monitor is turned off, when the computer goes to sleep, and when the computer will go into a hibernation stat ...more

How To : Create your own ringtone on an iPhone

If you're tired of the boring old ringtones on your iPhone but don't want to shell out extra dough to buy a new one, here's an easy way to make your own. WARNING: This process will not work with DRM-protected songs – songs downloaded from the iTunes store before April 2009. S ...more

How To : Remote control a PC

Are you the go-to guy/girl whenever your friends and family need tech support? You might want to consider installng LogMeIn - remote desktop software. The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, will show you the benefits of LogmeIn software.

How To : Use a PS3 controller on XP, Vista and 7 (32 Bit)

This how-to video is about how to make PS3 controller work on the computer that have either Windows XP, or Vista or 7 as their operating system. Installation of PS3 controller is very for playing emulators with it, or online games like "duty four" or any PC games using PS3 co ...more

How To : Convert cassettes to digital music files

You want to transfer your cassettes to digital music but don’t have a clue where to start. With these tips and the right equipment, your old music will sound brand new. You Will Need * A cable with two RCA plugs at one end and 1/8-inch stereo plug at other * A cassette deck * ...more

News : 5 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Windows User Should Know

Take a look around the next time you open up the File menu and slowly scroll through your editing options. Are your coworkers quietly cringing? Your kids running for the other room? Sounds like you need a few good keyboard shortcuts up your sleeve. Memorizing the right combos ...more

How To : Easily defrag your computer's hard drive

In this video, we learn how to easily defrag your computer's hard drive. First, go to the start menu on your desktop. Then, click on the control panel and then click on "system and maintenance". On the new page, click on administrative tools and then open up computer managemen ...more

How To : Setup a free VPN with itshidden.com

This video tutorial tells you how to create a free VPN with the website itshidden.com. The first step in creating your VPN on itshidden.com is to make an account on itshidden.com. Register with your own username and password. Then when you've made an account log in to it so th ...more

How To : Adjust the cursor size in Mac OS X

Learn how to adjust the mouse cursor size on a Macintosh computer, so that it is easier to see and locate. The cursor can be adjusted to your liking by accessing the "Universal Access" preferences window and then by selecting the "Mouse & Trackpad" option. Near the bottom of t ...more

How To : Replace sound alerts with visual cues in Windows 7

In this how-to video, you will learn how to set up Windows 7 that system alerts will come up as images rather than sounds. First, go to start, control panel, and click on ease of access. Next, at the top of the window, click replace sounds with visual keys. Check the box that ...more

How To : Use high contrast display settings in Windows 7

Windows 7 provides the high contrast display feature for the monitors. To use this feature go to the desktop. Right click and select 'Personalize' from the menu. This brings up the Personalization window of the 'Appearance and Personalization' option of the Control Panel. Here ...more

How To : Get rid of Windows Genuine Software notification

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you are going to learn how to get rid of Windows Genuine Software notification. First download softpedia mirror Us exe and save it to your desktop and launch it. Then you got to click yes on the two following windows and your syst ...more

How To : Use the Remote Desktop feature within Windows XP

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to use the Remote Desktop feature within Windows XP. This application will enable you to access your home computer from office using the internet. This application is really very easy and simple to use. You have ...more

How To : Use the zoom in Mac OSX

In this how-to video, you will learn how to use the zoom function in the Mac OSX. This will help if you are visually impaired. Next to the space bar, there are two keys. There is the command key and the option key. Hold them both of them down at the same and press the number e ...more

How To : Find the IP address of a printer

In this video, we learn how to find the IP address of a printer on your computer. Before you begin, make sure you start on your main desktop. First, click on the "start" menu, then click on "control panel" and last click on "printers and faxes". Once you're in there, right cli ...more

How To : Set up a network printer on Windows XP

The video describes sharing of printer with other computers. There is no need of any cable. Can be connected to desktop or laptop. Open (System Properties) from (My Computer) and check computer name. Open (printers and faxes) window. Select the printer to work on. Activate the ...more

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