Today's article serves as a general guide to keeping Windows 7 and Vista clean. The goal is to clean up your messy computer and have it running at maximum performance in no time. The question at hand is—what is your computer's performance like? Not great? Do you think it coul ...more
How to Clean Computer
Is your computer mouse filthy? It wouldn't be unlikely considering computer users have their hands on their mouses all day, collecting dirt & grime in its crevices. In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to clean it up to make it look like new! This process is fairly easy ...more
In this video, we learn how to take apart a computer's keyboard & clean it. First, turn the keyboard upside down and remove the screws from the side with a screwdriver. After this, flip it back over and remove the keys from the top. Put the keys into a bowl of soap and water a ...more
Think about how many times a day you touch your keyboard... ready to clean it yet? Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean a computer keyboard. You Will Need * A keyboard disconnected from a desktop computer, or a laptop keyboard * A flathead screwdriver * A bo ...more
So, you've eaten lunch at your desk a few too many times, and now you've developed a healthy layer of grime and crumbs on your keyboard. Never fear! With a few tools and the right know-how, you can save yourself the sticky fingers. Just beware of the pancake syrup.
The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, give you information on cleaning your computer - why it's important, and how to do it.
Six steps to clean a membrane keyboard. IMPORTANT - NOT FOR LAPTOPS or NON-MEMBRANE KEYBOARDS WHAT YOU'LL NEED: lint free cloth cotton swabs can of compressed air or vacuum cleaner flat tip screwdriver pinch of water OR 1 part water - 1 part alcohol (denatured)* #1 Shutdown, ...more
I love my laptop. It goes wherever I go. Unfortunately, that means that it also gets pretty grubby after a while. The screen gets dusty. The frame gets smudgy. The spaces between the keys fill up with crumbs of questionable origins. And my desktop? That thing is a dust bunny m ...more
Got a dirty desktop computer or laptop screen? Mix together a solution of equal parts white vinegar and purified water and place solution in a spray bottle. Spray a clean cotton rag with the solution and gently wipe the screen for simple, streak-free cleaning. For a quick clea ...more
If you want to know how to clean your computer keyboard in 3 simple steps, you should watch this video. To clean your computer keyboard, you will need Hydrogen peroxide, soap dish, spoon, cotton buds, and a small bowl. Just follow these 3 simple steps: Put 1 part soap dish and ...more
This video will walk you through a few easy steps that will clean up some room on your computer so it will run faster.
In this video, we learn how to clean your Mac computer keyboard. You will need to have iKlear and iClean to do this, along with a microfiber cloth. To start, you will take off the tops to each of the keys one by one. After you remove one, you will place the cloth over the top ...more
This video is about how to clean up your computer. The first thing that you will have to do is to go to "Start" menu found on the lower left of the screen. Once you have clicked "Start", click "Run". Once a new window will appear, type in "TEMP" and press "OK". Then the "Temp" ...more
If you're Apple computer needs a little cleaning, not the hardware, but the software, then MacKeeper is the way to go. This application will help protect your hard drive from junk and other useless data, freeing up much needed space on your Mac. Also, you can recover files, hi ...more
This how-to video is about how to speed up the computer by cleaning the fan. Actually the air from the computer fan will be circulated outside through the vents which we can see on any side of the computer, as the computer circulates the air through this vent lots of dust pre ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean dust & dirt from your desktop computer. First, take the front panel off of the tower and then clean the area around the fan off as well. Use a vacuum cleaner to suck the dirt out but make sure not to touch the surface on the system. On t ...more
Need some help figuring out how to clean a disgusting laptop? With a little bit of know-how and the right tools, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial from CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just under three minutes. For detailed instru ...more
This video will show you how to install Windows XP for the first time on a computer. Also provides some helpful tips for backing up your information.
Microsoft has released its latest rendition of the Windows operating system, Windows 7. Windows 7 succeeds Windows Vista and comes with many improvements and useful updates. To install the update one a personal computer running Windows, a backup of the user's personal files an ...more
This is a video tutorial in the Computers & Programming category where you are going to learn how to defrag your computer using CCleaner and disk defrag. First go to CCleaner and download the free program. After that install it and launch the program. Click on "analyze" and it ...more
CCleaner is a executable freeware that will help clean up some space in your bogged down Windows machine. This tutorial will demonstrate exactly how to use CCleaner to drastically boost your machine's speed up to 40%. Good way to make computer faster How to make your pc fast ...more
How often do you fight with your shower doors? Maybe not literally (although my elbow has smacked the hard glass many times), but when it's time to clean the bathroom, getting a few weeks' worth of soap scum and grime off the shiny, clear surface becomes an insurmountable task ...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
If you're concerned that your computer has been infected by spyware and other malicious programs, watch this informational video and find out how to clean and restore your computer back to a normal bill of health. This informative tutorial shows various methods that can be use ...more
The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, demonstrate how to wipe your computer's hard drive clean and install Windows from scratch.
If nothing else has worked to clean malware, spyware or viruses from your hard drive, this tutorial shows you how to remove the hard drive from either your laptop or desk top and use an external hard drive enclosure to fix your computer. You will also need a virus-free PC.
After a few years, keyboards not only get older and harder to use, but they start to build up gunk and other nasty stuff in them, and if you drink anything at your computer desk, there's a chance of spilling something on the keyboard, and that's no bueno. In this video you wil ...more
CDs and DVDs are fragile pieces of tech. They can easily get scratched or mussed, making them harder for your computer or other electronics to read. But you can clean the scratches with just a few things you can find around the house - like toothpaste!
Though they're much better audio files than cassette tapes, the mp3s on your iPod or iTunes sometimes may not sound like it. Whether you have a PC or a Mac, you can use your computer to edit your sound files and improve audio quality.
New to soldering? This how-to video answers the questions for these common beginner soldering questions: what is flux? what tip should be used? do solder fumes contain dangerous amounts of lead? why regularly clean and tin the iron tip? Watch this video computer-circuitry tuto ...more
Regular cleaning of your laptop computer is easy, and might save you tons of trouble in the long run. Learn how to clean your laptop with a homemade solution.
This hack with a USB fan uses activated charcoal to clean air of harmful smoke. Now you can have a cigarette while using the computer and not worry about smoking up the room. Make a USB smoke absorber. Click through to watch this video on metacafe.com
This video answers the question, how do you safely clean an LCD? Remember that LCD’s do not have glass so you have to be careful how much pressure you apply, as well as the kind of cloth you are using, or you can damage or scratch the screen. First, turn off the monitor, then ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make custom drawer icons for their stacks in Mac OS X. Users will need to go to the site provided in the video. There users will need to follow the instructions and download the icon sets. Once downloaded, place the icons into the a ...more
This Blender 2.5 video tutorial offers a demonstration and overview of clean hand topology. The tutorial includes tips on how to structure your mesh, including clean topology, mesh flow and edgeloop density. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to remove/change the arrow on the shortcut icons in Windows. These arrows allows the user to know that the icon is only a shortcut. Users will need to download the program, Vista Shortcut Overlay Remover. The program allows users to di ...more
It is quite common for imported models to come into Blender with duplicate vertices and triangulated faces. This quick tip demonstrates how to very easily fix these two issues, leaving you with a model that is ready to go. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular ...more
Modeling a human hand is a challenging task. Both to create a natural-looking hand and to create one with good topology. This tutorial is an effort to address both of those issues. In this tutorial you will learn how to model a human hand with some box modeling techniques with ...more
Soldering properly is a skill every electronics and computer hobbyist needs. Proper soldering appears deceptively simple, but it requires practice. One has to do the steps below to solder the wires which is as follows, First Clean the area you wish to solder and scrape the wir ...more
There are a couple of limitations that Microsoft put in to Windows 7 upgrades that can prevent users from upgrading and ultimately force them to do a clean install. First limitation is that they won't let you to upgrade Windows 7 if you run Windows 7 release candidate that was ...more
Do you have a Apple Might Mouse? After a few months, you'll notice that your scroll ball probably isn't working anymore. Well, check out this video to get that Apple Mighty Mouse scroll ball up and rolling. This involves a little disassembly, if you're worried about your warra ...more
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
WikiLeaks. In recent weeks, it's been the hottest topic on the web. It's been attacked on a multinational level by political influence peddling. First, U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman swayed Amazon's decision to stop hosting WikiLeaks. Then, Tableau Software removed graphs from th ...more
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
Watch this automotive video tutorial to see how to clean the mass air flow sensor in a Toyota FJ Cruiser. These detailed instructions will show you exactly how to remove and clean the MAF (mass air flow) sensor in the FJ Crusier, to ensure that your engine runs at peak perform ...more
Learning Style What kind of learner are you? There are three different ways people learn: Auditory learner: A person who learns best by listening. This type of person will benefit best by finding someone to study with, to ask each other questions, and to read the study mater ...more
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
Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more
Help Chuck Green kill some zombies like MacGyver would! This video series covers 43 of the weapon combinations you can use in Dead Rising 2. Check them all out! 1. Tenderizers (Box of Nails + MMA Gloves) 2. Knife Glove / Claws (Boxing Gloves + Bowie Knife) 3. Paddle Saw (Kaya ...more
Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more
Introduction This is one of the things I am asked the most and there are so many different answers. It is hard to just tell you without know your computer's current speed or what type of hardware it has. So here I will talk about how to speed up a slow computer and how to kee ...more
In this video, we learn how to use the Auslogics disk defrag on your computer. Fragmenting your computer will help move around your files and clean out items that you don't ever use so it can run quicker and perform better. First, open up the Disk Defragmenter on your computer ...more
Dave demonstrates how to keep your keys from sticking on your computer's keyboard. First, to clean your computer screen, spray the cleaner directly onto the cloth and then use the cloth to wipe down the screen. This will prevent a film from building up on your screen. Make sur ...more
Apparently paper towel + Windex is a no-no when it comes to cleaning your computer or television's LCD screen. Apple's official guidelines for proper cleaning are as follows: Turn off the computer or display. You may need to turn off the computer in order to turn off some App ...more
In this video from Defcon Computers we learn how to clean your computer keyboard. You can use cans of air, or take off your keys. But in this video we learn how to actually clean the keys themselves. With the computer off, put Windex on a paper towel, and rub the key. Put more ...more
Is your computer screen clouding up? Computer screens accumulate dirt and dust quickly causing screens to get foggy. Thanks to How To Make Anything, you can learn to do or fix pretty much anything! In this video, learn how to make a homemade solution to clean that dirty comput ...more
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 safely clean your laptop computer. Watch now! Clean a laptop. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
I will illustrate a simple, yet effective way to stop tracking and third-party cookies without installing any additional software on your computer. Third-party cookies are often used to track your visits and activities on webpages and can slow down your browser and hinder your ...more
Your registry is probably a mess, but you don't even have to know what a registry is in order to clean it. Your PC will thank you and probably run a little better. Watch this computer tutorial video to learn how to clean your registry, and soon your computer will be running be ...more