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
Keep Your Computer Clean
At some point, we all go from organized to disorganized. Let's assume you are a business executive working in a busy corporate building. Chances are you are going to get a heavy workload and it will impact how clean your workspace is. However, this article is about keeping you ...more
Dust, when it works its way into your computer, can cause a lot of problems. To prevent cooling or intermittent problems like system freezes, you should be cleaned every six to twelve months. In this tutorial, James Deslauriers shows you how to clear the dust from your PC.
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
Drilling is always a messy job. Some just drill and leave the dirt behind to clean up later. Some require someone to stand next to them with a vacuum cleaner, sucking up the dust as they drill. But to eradicate the extra manpower, and to clean up your mess as you drill, try so ...more
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
Kill 7 Moa? What kind of achievement is that? What the heck is a Moa anyway? Everyone is asking the same question. Well, ask and you receive! If you're looking to score and easy 5G in Halo: Reach, try the Keep It Clean achievement. This video will show you where the Moa hide o ...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
Your dog travels all around the house all day. Here are five places to remember to keep clean. Watch this how-to video as the Dog Channel offers five places your dog encounters that are important to clean regularly. Remember he always travels to his toys, crate and bed. 1. La ...more
Wiping our shoes off as we enter the home reduces the amount of contaminated dirt tracked in. Large mats, that cover two or three strides, will ensure that even those that refuse to wipe will leave most of the dirt clinging to their shoes on the mat rather than your carpet. T ...more
Don't let your computer get fried during the next thunderstorm. Keep it safe from damage with the right procedures and tools. Try using a surge protector that can help prevent a power surge from destroying your computer. You don't want a lightning strike to fry your laptop or ...more
The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, give you information on cleaning your computer - why it's important, and how to do it.
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.
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
In a world where more features are king, sometimes it's a good thing to breathe, take a step backwards and keep it simple. With home launchers, this isn't often the case, as developers add a galore of features to their apps in order to be at the top of the game. Unfortunately ...more
Lemons and limes might be among the most useful fruits in the kitchen and even beyond. Their bright, tart flavor livens up just about any dish, while their mildly acidic nature makes them incredibly useful when you want to clean your house safely. We already knew lemons were g ...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
Your bike is your prized possession - it is your mode of transportation, your exercise and definitely your fashion statement. But, just because you love your bike, doesn't mean you want to destroy your outfit by riding it. Follow this tutorial and add a pretty mesh barrier to ...more
Learn housecleaning tips to more efficiently clean your home in this free video series featuring a professional house cleaner. Part 1 of 21 - How to Keep your home clean. Keep your home clean - Part 2 of 21. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Keep your home ...more
This set of videos will give you first hand knowledge of professional housecleaning tips. The best place to start is with a house cleaning schedule. Just like the rest of your life you have to make room and time to do things and cleaning is no different. Our experts advocate t ...more
Even if you decode the laundry symbols on the tags of your clothes and follow them perfectly, using the washing machine tends to change their shape and fade colors over time. And whether you spent $20 or $200 on them, there's nothing worse than having your favorite pair of jea ...more
When restoring a vehicle, it's important to keep the car clean as well as protected for anything harmful. So in this auto tutorial, you'll be finding out how to keep the mohair headliner clean in a classic VW Beetle Bug. It may sound easy, but not knowing how to clean things p ...more
Paintball gets messy. Keep your gun clean, and you'll have a better chance of staying clean yourself, because a clean gun means a more effective gun. This video will show you how to take your paintball gun apart, clean each piece, and put it back together.
In this video from MegaByteTV we learn how to keep your Windows desktop clean. He keeps only 3 icons on his desktop. Have a master folder. Put all of your most used things in there. Also use something called RockDock as he says in the video. In the dock, you can then expand an ...more
Granite countertops are a beautiful addition to any kitchen or bathroom. Unfortunately it can stain, but you can prevent stains easily by following the instructions in this video. They will teach you everything you need to know about cleaning granite countertops.
This video demonstrates different ways of cleaning your microwave oven. Cleaning your oven is a very simple and easy task.1.Mix equal parts of baking soda and water. This acts a very mild creamy abrasive and the baking soda helps in deodorizing the oven. Dip a paper towel/rag ...more
If you’ve gone through one too many dust mops then you might want to try preserving your new dust mop. By placing a stocking over the mop portion you will be able to keep this mop looking newer for a longer amount of time. New dust mop? Put an old stocking over it when you use ...more
This video will show you how to clean and keep your barbecue grill grate clean and rust free. Video: .
Android's notification system is quite robust, especially now that Google added bundled notifications and quick reply features to Android 7.0 Nougat. However, things can still get quite cluttered when you have several unread messages, which fills your status bar with icons and ...more
Nasty weather is bad enough when you drive, but if you ride your bike to school or work, it's really not a pleasant way to start the day. And if getting soaked isn't sufficient, a wet commute means your bike chain is going to be caked with mud and all kinds of other gross stuf ...more
With the explosion of food blogs in the last couple of years, there are more recipes available at the tip of your fingers than ever before. Craving chocolate chip cookies or Sriracha-flavored anything? You're guaranteed to have several thousand versions to choose from. So that ...more
In this DIY guide from the folks at the Home Depot, we learn how to keep a Dremel tool clean when carving a pumpkin. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the technique in about a half minute. For all of the details, take a look.
If you've ever seen me glued to my iPhone, huddled on the corner of the 23rd St subway station fidgeting with my stupid hot pink nails trying to Instagram Story, then now you are about to find out exactly what I've been doing. I've been hiding those tags, stickers, and locati ...more
Admit it: you haven't talked to more than 70 percent of your Facebook friends in the last year. Whether you barely know the names crowding your friends list, or have vague memories of high school Spanish class with them, Facebook friends are easy to find and difficult to get r ...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
Cheetos fingers is defined as the unpleasant (but mostly pleasant), oddly-colored residue left on the thumb, index finger, and middle finger after ravenously eating through a bag of—you guessed it—Cheetos. It can usually be cleaned up by licking your fingers (my favorite) or w ...more
In this clip, learn how to keep your dog or cat clean as a whistle! Did you know that there are many methods of cleaning your pets these days? For example, if you have a pet who is afraid of the water try Quick Bath wipes instead of a full bath. This clip is full of advice on ...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
INTRODUCTION The everyday PC user doesn't think much about its PC and problems that can cause critical damage to their data or other stuffs stored on Hard drive and other electronic parts until the problem actually occurs. Once a failure happens, the repairs can be costly and ...more
Keeping a computer desktop organized is tough, but clutter can quickly and easily become a thing of the past. Learn how to organize your computer desktop with this how to video. You Will Need * A computer * And a desire to keep it organized Step 1: Put everything in one fold ...more
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
Running out of storage space on your iPhone is annoying, but trying to free some up is downright aggravating. Until they figure out a way to throw a terabyte of flash memory in there, you're going to have to do some spring cleaning every now and then, especially if you're tryi ...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
While a lot of internet threats are rather over-hyped, there are some serious things to be cautious of when going online. Probably the biggest risk to the average internet user is malicious software. Commonly knows as "malware," this term refers to any program that exists sole ...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
By now, you probably know that your iPhone secretly tracks and stores the locations you've visited in a backup folder on your computer's hard drive. The files are unencrypted, which means anyone with access to your computer or device can retrieve the information, which is down ...more
Defrag your PC regularly to keep it running smoothly. You can use the free software download, MyDefrag, to keep your hard drive clean and happy. This tutorial walks you through downloading, installing and running the program on your Windows based PC (laptop or desktop computer).
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
I dabble in video editing, and when working on even the shortest of motion graphics clips, the exported files take up quite a bit of space. For all of you heavy Mac users out there, I'm sure you know my pain. After a short period of time, our computers tend to slow down due t ...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
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our moderators and contrib ...more
Keeping your computer screen or smartphone display clean is impossible. And those stupid little cloth cleaners that come with your device are about as useful as the new Apple Maps (yes, I am still upset about it). While you can get screen cleaning sprays for your LCD display ...more