Format Your Computer

How To : Format a computer

In this series of computer hardware videos, our professional computer consultant and technology expert will demonstrate how to format a hard drive. Part 1 of 8 - How to Format a computer. Format a computer - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com F ...more

How To : Format your computer

Watch this video to learn how to format your computer properly. It's not as hard as you think. All you need is your startup CD. This video will work for Windows XP. Just follow the simple steps, and you'll be well on your well to a properly formatted computer that runs smoothl ...more

How To : Format a hard drive on a computer running Mac OS X

Want to know how to format a hard drive from within Mac OS X? This video tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For more information, includ ...more

How To : Reformat a computer with Windows XP

In this video the tutor shows how to format a Windows XP PC by showing a live demonstration. First he shows how to hold down the delete button while computer starts so that you can get into the BIOS settings. Then in the BIOS he shows how to change the primary boot device from ...more

How To : Reformat your computer

This is a video tutorial in the Computers & Programming category where you are going to learn how to reformat your computer. Make sure you back up all important files on a flash drive or CD. Take your operating system CD in to your CD drive and boot up your computer. When the ...more

How To : Remove Amazon's DRM from Any Kindle eBook

Want to drop Amazon's DRM from a Kindle eBook you've purchased? As the saying goes, where there's a will, there's a way. And, in this case, there are actually a couple of ways: One method uses Calibre and works for both Windows and Mac users, the other uses an AppleScript and ...more

How To : Fix or Retrieve Data From A Bad Hard Drive

This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more

How To : Open Word documents on Mac or PC

If you're one of the many people who work with Macs and PCs, the odds are you work with file formats that are more often than not incompatible with the other computers. This can be a major problem if you run into it with your Word documents. This tutorial will show you how to ...more

How To : Open XML on Mac OS X

Working with both Macs and PCs covers all bases, but it also adds new problems. If you fall into this category, you probably work with file formats that are not incompatible with the other computers. One of these file types in XML files. This tutorial will show you how to open ...more

How To : Manage CD/DVD images with ease 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 manage CD/DVD images with ease on Ubuntu Linux. AcetoneISO, is a Linux utility to mount and create virtual drives using ...more

How To : Open .rar files on Mac

Mac or PC? PC or Mac? The debate rages on? Unfortunately, this can mean a lot of headaches for you when dealing with different file formats. If you work on both types, you might very well have to open the same file type on different computers. This can be a problem if you are ...more

How To : Dual boot Windows 7 & save YouTube videos

Patrick Norton and Veronica Belmont from Tekzilla will show you how to dual boot Windows 7 and download videos from YouTube. The hosts show viewers how to dual boot Windows XP Pro32 bit and Windows 7 RC 1 64 bit. In the first step as always you will want to back up your hard d ...more

How To : Customize Windows Vista or Windows 7 sounds

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

How To : Use Turbo Lister on eBay

New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more

How To : Keep listings simple on eBay

New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more

How To : Make Your Own Mobile Apps for the Android Market

The Android App Market is flooded with tons of new mobile applications each day. But there can't be that many developers out there familiar with the Android OS, so where are all of these apps coming from? People like you. People like me. All of which don't have the slightest ...more

How To : Convert cassettes to CD

Cassettes take up quite a bit of space, and can sometimes start showing wear, which can affect the sound. This video shows you how to take this information from your cassettes, and move them on to a CD. Detailed instructions, and photos in this video, will have you transferrin ...more

How To : Troubleshoot video and audio codecs

Problems playing certain formats of video and audio on you computer? It could be because of codec issues. The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, talk about what codecs are and teach you how to troubleshoot codecs to solve your audio and video playback problems. This is ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 2009 Mac Pro

First of all the tutor suggests that this tutorial is easy and you can complete it only fifteen minutes. However you need to use proper anti-static precautions when you are performing this upgrade. You have to ensure to discharge static electricity before beginning. You must a ...more

How To : Reset or recover your Windows password

Windows is a mess sometimes, full of problems. And your password just might be the biggest problem of all, if you've lost it, of course. What should you do when you forget the password to login to Windows system? Ask an administrator to reset the log on password for you. If y ...more

How To : Use a Canon Rebel digital SLR camera

Check out this video tutorial to show you how to use a Canon Rebel digital SLR camera. This video was made by the equipment room at CUNY Journalism School in New York. You'll learn all of the following steps for using the Canon Rebel digital SLR camera: check the bag, mount t ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu Programs Offline with APTonCD

The Ubuntu experience has improved greatly with version 10.04, providing an easy-to-use interface. Especially when it comes to installing programs. However, it still relies on an online internet connection for installing additional software. Well, not anymore. You can collect ...more

How To : Use devices and printers in Windows 7

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

How To : Install CHDK on your Canon digital camera

This step-by-step video tutorial shows you how to install CHDK onto your Canon digital camera. CHDK is a firmware enhancement that operates on a number of Canon cameras. CHDK gets loaded into your camera's memory upon bootup (either manually or automatically). It provides add ...more

How To : Shop for an eReader

These days, eReaders are everywhere. For die-hard book nerds, eReaders offer the convenience of a full library without having to sacrifice shelf space. Sure, there are the paper buffs who swear that you just can't take an eReader with you into the bathtub, but when's the last ...more

How To : Format an SD card

Is your SD memory card getting a little too full? Is it not working? Try reformatting it. It's the first and sometimes last step to troubleshooting card problems. So, if your SD card has become too cluttered, this guide will restore it to a like-new condition with a simple for ...more

How To : Format a USB flash drive to NTFS from FAT32 in XP

In this how to video, you will learn how to format a USB flash drive to NTFS. First, plug in the USB drive to your computer. Right click on My Computer and select properties. From here, go to the hardware tab and select device manager. Next, click and expand disk drives and ri ...more

How To : Format a hard drive using Windows Vista

Formatting the hard drive on Windows Vista is easy. First click Start, then Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management. When that opens up, click Storage Disk Management. This will open a window showing all the computer's partitions. It isn't possible to format C ...more

How To : Use disk utility to format Mac drives

Gary teaches us how to use disk utility to format Mac drives in this tutorial. First, go to your utility folder in your applications folder. Now, look for all the drives connected to your computer. A disk is a physical drive and the volume is a hard disk on your machine. You c ...more

How To : Format a hard drive with the Mac Disk Utility

Formatting a hard drive is not exactly an essential computer skill, but it certainly is if you're a technie who's looking to start building your own computers. Hard drive formatting involves erasing/formating a hard drive or USB flash drive to be compatible with different form ...more

How To : Change your Windows 7 logon bckground

This video shows you how to change your Windows 7 login background. *Start the computer *Click launch *You will be taken to the Windows 7 login screen *Click the “Browse” button bottom left to find images on your computer (jpeg format only) *By clicking on the “More Backgroun ...more

How To : view PDF files on your PSP

PDF's are handy ways to send and receive documents so that you never lose formatting. But, did you know that you can view these files in places other than your computer or smartphone? In this tutorial, learn how to check out PDF documents using your PlayStation Portable! Your ...more

How To : Pull a "Virus of Doom" prank

In this video, we learn how to pull a "virus of doom" prank. once you have this downloaded, you can place the program into your start menu. Then, when someone else clicks on it they will get a large skull on the computer. It will say that the hard drive is formatting and the h ...more

How To : Format a USB thumb drive to NTFS in Windows XP

How to format a USB thumb drive to NTFS in Windows XP Go to my computer, click to the USB flash drive properties, in that click on Hardware, click on SanDisk Cruzer USB device, and then to its properties, then click to policies, in that click on the optimize for performance b ...more

How To : Format your hard drive in Windows 7

YOUTUBE At first, click start, Right click the "computer" option and choose "manage" which opens the "computer management" window. On the left explorer pane, click the storage option and then choose disk management which brings you a list of all available hard drives that you ...more

How To : Undelete and recover your files

In this Labrats video tutorial the instructors Andy Walker and Seab Carruthers show how to undelete the deleted files and recover them. When you save data to your computer, the computer stores the data in the binary format on the hard disk. To keep track of the files, the Oper ...more

How To : Prepare a Powerpoint file or presentation

In this tutorial, we learn how to prepare a PowerPoint file or presentation. First, open up the software and start a new project. After this, you will start a page that has nothing on it. Insert the title of your page as well as any images or audio you would like displayed. Af ...more

How To : Encrypt Your Sensitive Files Using TrueCrypt

Hello and welcome to another InfoSecurity World tutorial. The intent of this article is to teach one how to encrypt sensitive files. When set up correctly with a strong password, it would be almost impossible to hack. Even the FBI have had issues decrypting this software. I'm ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest