Interested in creating custom folder and file icons on your Mac? It's easier than you'd think! To learn more, and to get started creating personalized folder and file icons on your own Apple computer, watch this home-computing how-to from Tekzilla.
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This tutorial teaches how to create new folders and files and how to move them to new directories using cPanel. This video is provided by Scandicsoft Oy www.scandicsoft.fi
Need some extra space on your computer? Grab those folders and zip 'em! Watch this tutorial and learn how to consolidate your folders into a single zip file, saving you space and keeping you organized. You Will Need • A computer • Zip utility Step 1: Right-click On a Window ...more
Wouldn't it be great to create a list of all of the songs on your Music Folder and then be able to print it? Wouldn't you love to have a list of files and folders burned on a CD? Check out this simple video tutorial that will walk you through the simple steps of creating a pr ...more
When you're using MS Word you should be able to see a large Microsoft office icon in the top-left icon. Clicking it opens up a menu where you should be able to see the save button. Pressing this button will save your work or overwrite a previous copy. If you press 'save as' in ...more
Technology has progressed by leaps and bounds and has blessed people in a number of ways, but at the same time, it has troubled them also. Computers are now used in every aspect of life. No matter if you are a businessman, an employee, a student, or even a housewife, a compute ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to draw a file folder from scratch in Inkscape. Besides learning how to create file folder images or icons, you will learn how to use some of the basic tools in Inkscape like the align tools.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a file folder organizer. First, you will need to apply double sided tape to paper, then apply a thicker cardboard paper over it. Now, cut most of the excess paper off, except around 1/2". After you have this cover made, apply tacky glue t ...more
In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to unzip files using the compressed folders. He starts by showing the examples of compressed folders and how to identify them by their unique zip icon. He shows how to right click on the folder and shows how to open the extract a ...more
Various ways to password protect a file or folder using Microsoft Vista are shown in this video. The first step is to choose a file you want to add a password to. After you decide on the file you wish to protect you must right click and select add to archive using Win Rar. Aft ...more
The Windows Explorer is a great way to navigate your files and folders in Windows Vista, but sometimes the view can be a bit of an eyesore. This video will show you how to easily customize how files and folders are displayed in the Windows Explorer window. This is the perfect ...more
After a convenient way to synchronize your files and folders on a Win 7 PC? With Copy Changed Files, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at TekZilla can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more inform ...more
Ever wish there were a way to get a peak at what's inside a zip archive without having to unpack it? Well, with Mac OS X and Quick Look, there is. And it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in j ...more
This tutorial shows you an easy and fun way to make two sided lapbooks. These tools are ideal for things like language lessons, where you can show different vocabulary words on either side of the book. All you need are some manila file folders and bright colors.
With Default Folder, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at MacMost can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
What's the easiest way to keep track of your website passwords? Maybe in a password-protected document on your computer? Makes sense. But surprisingly, this is no easy task in Mac OS X. Snow Leopard does not have an easy one-click option for password protecting files and fold ...more
With OS X, you can use Automator to automate several functions. This nifty little how-to by macmost shows you how to sort files into sub-folders using Automator. You can use Automator to alter what happens when a file is added to a folder. In this example, new files added to a ...more
Top-Windows-Tutorials is a great site dedicated to Windows tutorials for almost all things Windows. Whether you are a computer novice or an expert in Windows operating systems, you'll find useful information in these guides catering to your level of expertise. These user frien ...more
This video shows you how to easily hide or unhide files and folders and how to edit extensions of files. The first thing you have to do to hide or unhide files and folders is to open Control Panel and then open Folder Options. Next, click the View tab in the upper menu and che ...more
This video demonstrates how to use Spotlight or Finder to find files & folders in Mac OSX. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to find files & f ...more
Never again will being out of the office mean you are out of luck when it comes to working with your files. Thanks to the Offline Files and Folders feature in Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions, you'll have access to documents, even when you aren't conne ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to view hidden files and folders in a Microsoft Windows XP or Vista computer. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Double-click on Folder Options and click on the View tab of the Folder Options window. Under Hi ...more
This video demonstrates how to delete files and folders on a Mac. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to delete files and folders on a Mac, For ...more
From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. This is Mac for Dummies. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to delete files and folders on a Mac, For Dummies. Manage the files and folde ...more
How to password protect a folder and make files invisible in Windows XP.
Need some privacy on your home computer? Find out how to password protect folders and make files invisible on a Windows XP pc. Password protect folders and make files invisible. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Home Group networking feature of Microsoft Windows 7 to easily share files and folders between two or more computers. This brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more informa ...more
In this screencast, we show you how to restore your files and folders to their original location on your PC, from a backup file, using the Windows XP Backup and Restore Wizard.
'Zipping' is a method of compressing data, such as a music album, into a zipped folder which makes it easier to send. This tutorial shows you not only how to unzip a folder, but how to then load it with iTunes and send it to your iPod or other MP3 player. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more
In this video you will learn from Dave Andrews how to organize and navigate through the files and folders in Windows XP. Every computer has files and folders with stored data. The folders may contain other folders and they are stored on the Hard Drive. To access the Hard Drive ...more
If you're trying to streamline your work on your Windows 7 PC, here's a handy little program to help you speed things up. Quick Cliq lets you you customize your Windows startup menu to give you one-click access to files, folders applications. The free download is here.
This clip presents a lesson on how to defrag only select files and folders on a Windows PC. With Defraggler, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over three minutes. For mor ...more
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category where you will learn how to encrypt files & folders on a Mac with TrueCrypt. Open up TrueCrypt and click on create volume > create an encrypted file container > next > standard truecrypt volume > next. Here you nam ...more
Password protect your files and folders in Mac OS X. This free video tutorial from CNET TV will show you how. Thwart would-be snoopers with this home cryptography guide, which presents easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to protect your privacy by encrypting your ...more
Password protect your files and folders in Microsoft Windows XP or Vista. This free video tutorial from CNET TV will show you how. Thwart would-be snoopers with this home cryptography guide, which presents easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to protect your privac ...more
Zipped files are the most popular way to transfer scattered or large amounts of files in a compact and economical way, and in this video we learn how to go about unzipping these sometimes tricky storage files. After locating the exact .zip file you wanted unzipped, so to speak ...more
In this video, we learn how to open files/folders/programs with hyperlinks. First, go to your computer, then go to tools, and folder options. Underneath the section that says "click items as follows" you can change your preferences for how you want items to appear and pop up, ...more
When learning to use a computer, as with anything else, it's important to start with the fundamentals. This clip for new Windows users does just that. Fortunately, you'll find it's easy to browse files and folders. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present ...more
Want to make sure that a document isn't accidentally edited or overwritten? It's easy; you just need to lock the file. All you need to do is right-click on the file, expand its general information, and check the Locked box. For a video walkthrough of the file locking process i ...more
In this handy home-computing how-to from WonderHowTo favorites Tekzilla, we learn how to pin items to the Windows 7 taskbar with the Windows 7 Taskbar Pinner app. For details on how to download, install and running this useful app on your own Microsoft Windows 7 PC, watch this ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to get started using the Mac OS X Finder app. With a little know-how, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video guide can offer a complete overview of the process in a matter of a few minutes. For more information, including a complete demonst ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to share folders over a home network on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-c ...more
In this video, our author, atomicinteractive, shows use how to use Fetch FTP to upload a temporary webpage. Please make sure your directory has the html file. Please find your email with ftplogin information. This will also show login information for the control panel and crea ...more
Windows 7 is the hot, new operating system replacing the past XP and Vista systems. Windows 7 is the most simplified, user-friendly version that Microsoft has developed - ever. Get acquainted with your new version of Windows straight from Microsoft. This video tour will show ...more
Importing entire folders of music files into FL Studio is a much more convenient way of importing files than one by one. This method imports an entire folder of samples or sounds for instant and easy access opposed to one sample at a time (wav, mp3, or whatever you may use). W ...more
Ubuntu users can directly copy flash videos from the web with Firefox. There's no need to install software such as a YouTube downloader, which are available in abundance throughout the web. First, you need to know where to find the temporary flash file in Ubuntu (see my other ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use the Second Copy backup application, for the Windows operating system, to protect your most important data. For step-by-step instructions on installing and using Second Copy, take a look at this backup how-to.
While you may not have loads of secret files hiding on your computer, there might be one or two items that need a little extra security, like a file of website logins or a folder of risqué photos. Mac OS X does have FileVault as a good security option, which uses XTS-AES 128- ...more
How To : Remove Empty Folders, Duplicate Files, Broken Shortcuts, and Old Bookmarks from Your Computer
Like a computer, your brain can store and process large amounts of information. It can remember names, solve math problems, and save tips that you might need at a later time. Unlike a brain, though, computers tend to collect information that might not be important. Not only t ...more
This video will describe you how to hide your important files, system files and folders hidden from common users in windows 7 Video: . . Watch the video carefully. This video helps how to make a file and folder hidden.
How To : The Ultimate Must-Know Guide to Securely Deleting Private Files & Folders from Your Mac Forever
I was kinda disappointed with last year's James Bond movie, Skyfall. Don't get me wrong, it was a solid flick, but only made me jealous with all its super spy hacker stuff. So, I figured it was time to add some Bond to my daily life by beefing up on my data deletion know-how, ...more
For me, the idea of a smartphone with internet access was overkill for a cell phone. Wasn't that what my computer was for? Do I really need immediate access to the web? Must I update my Facebook every hour, from the palm of my hand? Do I need turn-by-turn directions from Googl ...more
Whether it's the new iPad Killer or not, one thing's for sure—the Motorola XOOM is hackable. Just hours after its release last week, Verizon's new Android-based tablet (running Honeycomb) was rooted by hacker Koushik Dutta, which seems easy enough. "Since it’s another Google ...more
If you've ever jailbroken an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, then you're probably already well acquainted with PwnageTool. What you may not know, however, is that, thanks to the efforts of an iPhone hacker named Johnny Franks, there now exists a PwnageTool bundle for the beta vers ...more
There's a whole lot of brouhaha going on right now about the hidden plug-ins being installed unknowingly in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, with companies like Apple, Microsoft and even Google being named top offenders. Mozilla's own Asa Dotzler (pictured right) is fed up wi ...more
Last week Amazon set their sights on the mobile app market, launching their Appstore for Android. This week they're attacking Android devices once again, but that's not all—they're getting into the online storage biz. On Monday, they launched Amazon Cloud Drive and Amazon Clo ...more
On its quest for online domination, Amazon.com continues to expand past its basic web marketplace to fulfill the needs of everyone and anyone with a little cash to spend. First, they battled the likes of Barnes & Noble and Borders Books with their online Kindle eBook shop. Ne ...more
We all want a faster, more efficient web browsing experience. Some immediately flocked to Google Chrome as soon as it was released, because of its super fast speeds. Others restrained themselves and continued to wait for Microsoft and Mozilla to play catchup. And the time is a ...more
Thanks to online music services like eMusic and iTunes, compact discs are becoming a far distant memory, turning local music shops around the country into desolate wastelands. The once mighty movie rental store Blockbuster is now bankrupt because of online streaming services l ...more
From Windows 95 through Windows XP, setting file and folder permissions was accessed in the same way. With the introduction of Windows Vista, many things have moved, including this feature. While it works in largely the same way, the steps you take to access these features has ...more