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How To : Remove the hard disk drive (HDD) from a G5 iMac

In this how to video, you will learn how to remove your hard drive from an iMac G5. First, open the cover of your iMac. There will be torx screws that have to be removed from the left hand side of the hard drive. Once this is done, you will have to unplug the two cables locate ...more

How To : Take apart an Xbox 360 hard disk drive (HDD)

Looking to upgrade? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 hard disk drive quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use t ...more

How To : Recover your Windows password and wipe hard disk

A tutorial on how to "break in" to your Windows machine after you have lost the password. This works in Windows NT, 2000, and XP machines without an encrypted file system. I then show you how to wipe a hard disk to assure no one can gain access to your data once the drive is s ...more

How To : Free up hard disk space in Windows XP

This video tutorial shows you how to improve the performance of your Windows XP PC by freeing up disk space. This is done by running xp's Disk Clean up utility this deletes all temporary and unwanted files that get collected on your disk. Run this utility and clean up your di ...more

How To : Get the magnet out of a hard disk drive

I have used a laptop HDD in this video. I'm showing how to get the magnet out so you can use it on your paint spray - or were ever you want... this is a strong magnet, so you can use it without problems.

How To : Partition and Format a New Hard Disk Using Linux

Just installed a new hard disk on your PC, but Windows was unable to detect it? Download Ubuntu A new hard disk requires that you create a partition table before you can do a format. Download the Ubuntu Desktop CD 10.04LTS 32bit x86 for Intel users. Tips The Live CD won't ...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

News : VARIOUS WINDOWS ISSUES RESOLVED BELOW...

STANDP'S WINDOWS 7 "ASTON-2" CUSTOMIZED DESKTOP IT ROCKS COMPLETELY!. DEC 07 Computer Backup If you have taken good care of your computer then you know what you have to do to keep it running smoothly. It has to be cleaned regularly so there isn't any dirt and dust on it. It ...more

How To : Make a hard drive speaker system

Looking to make use—if not necessarily good use—of your old hard drives? This how-to presents instructions for creating a hard drive speaker system to use in conjunction with an MP3 player. To follow along, you'll need an MP3 player (e.g., the Samsung YP-S3), at least one spar ...more

How To : Stop your hard drive from vibrating

You know that really annoying whirring sound your computer makes when it's, well, working? That's due to your hard drive vibrating and creating a small noise while doing so. Luckily, you don't have to put up with a loud hard drive anymore. Take a gander at this computer hardw ...more

How To : Speed Up Your Computer (Windows 7 OS)

Are you tired of counting your hair while waiting for your computer or laptop to respond? Then, these easy steps are perfectly fit for you, especially if you're a Windows 7 user. It's time to speed up, my friend! Performance Over Appearance Modification Let's start with opt ...more

How To : How A Computer Works

Many folks seem to treat their computers as a sort of mysterious alien technology that only the shamans of the IT Department can comprehend. You might have gotten it into your head that you're just not good at computers and will never understand them. On the contrary, getting ...more

How To : Dual Boot Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 & Yosemite 10.10

For those of you who've already gotten Beta Preview or Developer Preview access to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, I highly recommend installing it on a separate partition on your hard drive. There have been many reported bugs and even blank gray screens that prevent access to the s ...more

How To : Boot Ubuntu on a Macbook From USB

For Windows laptops and PCs it's easy to install Linux. However for Macs, it's a different story. There are people installing Ubuntu on Macbooks and so far I've noticed that they are using 9.10. I've remastered my own Ubuntu 10.04 complete with playing flash videos and other a ...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 : Boot Ubuntu on a Macbook Using a USB, Part 2

Here is an alternative method to run Ubuntu 10.04 on a Mac without actually installing it on your internal hard disk. The idea is to install Ubuntu on your USB flash disk, instead of installing it on your internal hard drive. I'm talking about a full disk installation. It won ...more

How To : Connect and set up an instrument to Motif XS input

This tutorial shows how to connect and set up a device/instrument (in this tutorial it's an electric guitar) to your Motif XS audio input, how to apply two effects, how to record the audio together with a performance to a song or pattern, and finally how to export the whole so ...more

How To : Use Magic iDVD

If you already have movies and photos on your hard disk and want iDVD to automatically create a DVD that includes Apple-designed menus, you can use Magic iDVD.

How To : Dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 And Windows 7 Side By Side

Dual booting Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and Windows 7 is fairly easy. If you don't believe me, just read on! Get Windows 7 First thing's first! Ye can't install Windows 7 without an installation disk, can ya? So if your PC did not come with Windows 7 pre-installed, grab a ...more

How To : Format an external hard drive for Mac OS X

The World Wide Geek demonstrates how to format an external hard drive for Mac OS X. External hard drives are usually formatted for windows. To change the format, you will need to use the disk utility option. Access the disk utility by going to finder and clicking on applicatio ...more

How To : Use an iPhone as spy camera

If you're looking for ways to get all James Bond on someone, you may want to check out this video. In it you'll see how to turn your iPhone into a spy camera, letting you take photos or videos at set intervals, or, whenever the mic detects any sound. It's pretty cool and not h ...more

How To : Lock drive letters on your PC

Mike Agerbo, the host from GetConnected features a quick and helpful video on how to lock drive letters on a PC. On your PC, right click the my computer icon to bring up the management window. Click on storage, then disk management. Once it brings up your list of hard drives, ...more

How To : Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET. You need to do these 3 things. 1st - run the Windows 7 upgrade advisor to know if your computer can handle any version of Windows 7. 2nd – check the Windows 7 c ...more

How To : Use the groove function in Ableton Live 8

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the groove function in Ableton Live 8. A group settings consists on points along the timeline where hits sit. If you have something with no groove applied, it will sound robotic. By adding a groove, you will shuffle around the midi from th ...more

How To : Build a custom Windows recovery disk

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 episod ...more

How To : Upgrade or install Windows XP to Windows 7

Custom optioned installation includes the following: Copy the files to an external hard disk before starting your installation, then you will reinstall your programs by hand by using the windows easy transfer and transfer the data into the hard disk. For installation process ...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 : Install Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) on Your PC

This tutorial will walk you through the steps required to install the Ubuntu 9.10 operating system (Karmic Koala) on your computer. I have a Suzuki Kuiper 1411 HKS notebook computer with 2.1 GHz Intel Dual Core processor, 4GB RAM and 320GB hard drive. It has a dedicated 256MB ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu Linux in 5 minutes

A Tutorial: Ubuntu Linux is a completely free open-source operating system that has many useful features and abilities, and this guide will show you how to try this new OS without harming your Windows system, and it only takes five minutes to learn! This guide will show you ho ...more

How To : Install Google Chromium OS on your Mac or PC

First download the virtual box, download it for Mac and install it. Now download the Chrome OS and extract it. Now launch your virtual box and click new. A "create new virtual machine" wizard will open, click next, put the name of the OS and choose Linux in operating system an ...more

How To : Fix a missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe on an XP PC

In this tutorial, learn how to fix a missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe file on your PC. Cause: 1.Keyboard issue Solution: Swop out with new keyboard 2.Miscellaneous corruption Solution: Safemode last known good configuration. 3.Corrupt boot.ini file. Solution: bootcfg /rebuil ...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 : Fix a slow Mac

Is your Mac running slow? If yes, then the instructor in this video shows just how to diagnose and fix it. It is not an uncommon problem that a Mac begins to get slow with time. Though there are a million different things that can slow down a computer and it is never easy to p ...more

How To : Play Wii games from a USB HDD/flash drive easily

Want to play Nintendo Wii games from a USB hard disk or thumb drive? If you have a soft- or hard-modded, you can. You'll need to install [WBFS Manager http://wbfsmanager.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=26808] and download a copy of Wii Flowa. For a detailed ...more

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