This is how to open up the CD Drive by using the Emergency Eject Method. You will need a paper clip, and to follow my directions. This is for the Samsung DVD Drive. It isn't working for the Xbox Phillip's Drive. This has so far been only working with a Samsung DVD Drive!
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Take a look at this instructional vidkeo and learn how to make your own computer numerical control (CNC) machine out of two old CD drives. CNC machines serve as controllers for a number of devices such as machine tools by reading G Code instructions. With a own CNC machine, yo ...more
This video will help you make a virus that opens your CD-ROM drive. Go to Start menu and select Notepad. A notepad will open. Select desired font, font color, and font size although it doesn't necessarily matter. Type this code, Set oWMP=CreateObject("WMPlayer.OCX.7") Set colC ...more
Looking for instructions on how to create custom boot discs and bootable flash drives? 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 eight minutes. For more information, includi ...more
Need to back up the (non-MP3) files on your CD in a device that can store more than 20 songs at once? Aggregate all the songs on your CDs and make use of bigger storage space (not to mention get rid of electronic clutter) by moving all these music files onto a USB flash drive. ...more
Here's something everyone needs to know: how to copy a data disk (CD, DVD) using disk utility on OS X when you only have one optical drive. You will need to create a temporary disk image on your hard drive. Then use that disk image to create physical copies of your disc.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to burn a CD using iTunes. Begin by opening iTunes and create a playlist. To create a playlist, click on the + sign at the bottom left corner and name it. Then drag the desired song(s) into the playlist. Now insert a blank CD into the ...more
Learn how to burn an ISO file to a blank DVD or CD using Ashampoo burning studio. What you will need: - Ashampoo burning studio- A blank CD/DVD- A CD/DVD drive which can burn CDs/DVDs 1. Open up Ashampoo Burning Studio and go to "create/burn disk images" then click the first o ...more
You can use iTunes to transfer your old CDs or burn your downloaded MP3s so that you can listen to them on the go. Watch this tutorial for advice and the steps you need to make your own compact discs. You Will Need: * CD * Computer * iTunes * CD burner * Blank CD * Internet co ...more
This tutorial shows you how to set up a partition on the hard drive of your Mac Book so you can install Windows XP (Service Pack 2) on your machine. Use the Bootcamp utility to set up a partition, then run the Windows install from CD and set up the OS using the NTFS system.
Many windows users, if not all, run into a virus infection once in a while. This is unavoidable when using Microsoft's operating system. Without digressing too much, the fact that Windows is such a popular OS with no controlled software sources makes it easy for viruses and ma ...more
One of the most annoying of the many annoying types of errors on Windows computers is when you computer won't recognize parts that have always been a part of it, like the drives or keyboard. If your computer has stopped recognizing your CD or DVD disc drive, watch this video. ...more
Welcome back, my aspiring hackers and those who want to catch my aspiring hackers! As most of you know, this series on digital forensics is inspired by the motivation to keep all of you all out of custody. The more you know about the techniques used by law enforcement and for ...more
A video tutorial showing how to create an autorun series of hacks that can run from a USB drive using Windows batch files. Create an auto hack USB drive using batch files. Click through to watch this video on irongeek.com
Have a scratched CD but you are not ready to get rid of it? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to remove scratches on your CD by applying toothpaste and rubbing it down. Remove scratches from a CD using toothpaste. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
In this video, learn how to copy files from your PC to an external CD using Windows XP. This process, called burning, is super easy to do and very useful. You can use burning to share files, listen to music away from your computer, backup programs and many other things. Follow ...more
In order to back up your hard drive using Time Machine, you will need to plug in your hard drive. When the computer recognizes your hard drive, it will ask you how you want to back up. If it doesn't prompt you with a pop-up, you can click on the clock on your screen. Select " ...more
This video uses Nero Burning ROM. First you must open Nero. Then choose Burning ROM. Scroll down to the CD-ROM(BOOT) icon. Click it. From there you choose you ISO image. To do this just browse and navigate to the correct directory where your ISO image is stored. From there be ...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).
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
When it comes to sharing files between a smartphone and a computer, there are several solutions available for a Windows and Android pairing. But for those of us with Apple devices, the selection of apps in this category isn't quite as great. You can use AirDrop to quickly shar ...more
Have you ever seen someone open a champagne bottle with a sword? It's pretty impressive. If you're more of a beer-and-CD person than a champagne-saber person, you can do something almost equally impressive and very similar in technique by opening a beer bottle with a CD or DVD ...more
If you'd like to have access to all your files at home without the hassle of spending money on expensive file hosting services or installing foreign software on your computer that could potentially harm it? Well Google has the answer for you, taking over the world one more com ...more
Sometimes it can be annoying to have to put in a cd in the dark. No worries, this tutorial video will help you to illuminate that CD port with a few LED lights. This totally cool hack is easy to do and won't take long and the funky effect is totally worth it.
If you ever run out of cd cases, or those plastic baggie. Have no fear because this tutorial teaches you how to make a CD cover using only A4 size paper in less than a minute.
In this tutorial, we learn how to save drive space using Firefox. If you want to change the cache folder location, whether it's for security or just because, it's very simple. First, type in "about:config" into your internet browser. A new page will appear, right click your mo ...more
Interested in keeping your iMovie projects on an external USB or FireWire hard drive? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a fairly talky overview of the process in over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step in ...more
Stan shows an easy way to see and clean the files that are hogging hard drive space in the computer using a free software called "windirtstat". Now enter the following address in the web browser "windirtstat.info" and scroll down the page until you get the downloading and inst ...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 episod ...more
This video will show you how to manually open a jammed CD or DVD drive on your computer. Follow these instructions to open up a jammed CD or DVD drive on your computer: You will need a fine tipped Allen wrench, very thin screwdriver or even a paper clip. Find the very small ho ...more
Surprised to find that your CD or DVD drive disappeared in the Windows XP Explorer? Restoring your drive icons is 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
Bird speech CDs may not be as effective as intended as the repetition may actually bore the bird. Cockatiels are receptive to learning, but need to be approached correctly. This video tutorial covers some simple basics of how to train a cockatiel to talk by following the "heig ...more
With the dawn of the digital age it possible to learn how to drive stick using video game as practice. This can be good for the beginner weary of the cautions of real street-driving in addition to preventing wear and tear on the car itself. The trick to manual shift driving i ...more
If you are looking to hotswap your Xbox 360 slim, this is the video for you. Watch this hotswapping guide to learn everything you need to know about pulling off an Xbox 360 slim hotswap. You'll need a USB drive for this.
This technical video will show you all about the Rohos Mini Drive. See how you may work with an encrypted partition on a PC without admin rights using this free portable encryption solution. It securely protects your portable data on any USB device. Portable utility Rohos Disk ...more
Monitoring your storage space is always a nuisance, whether you have a desktop, tablet, or smartphone; having enough space for all of your files, music, and videos is a constant battle. One movie file can take upwards of 1GB of memory, and for people who travel a lot, it becom ...more
If you've ever wiped your computer without having a proper backup of your operating system, or just wanted to cause some havoc online, chances are you've had to rely on Linux to help you out, specifically the Ubuntu distro. Ubuntu doesn't get a lot of love compared to powerho ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a USB flash drive. First, go to "my computer" through your desktop. Next, you will see a device that says "flash drive", which is in drive "d". When you unplug your USB device, the drive will disappear. When you plug it back in, a new wind ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to speed up a Windows PC using a USB flash drive. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select My Computer. Now right-click on the flash drive and select Properties. Click on the Ready Boost tab and check Use this device. Select the ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to drive traffic to your website using Twitter. To get started, you will sign up for an account and then go to your profile. Start to follow people and have them follow you back as well. If someone mentions your name then all of their followers w ...more
You can learn how to drive traffic to your website using links. The most important thing is to get people to your website. You can not spend hours and hours writing emails to people who steal your articles.
This video from accredited Maya instructor Andrew Klein of the Art Institute of San Francisco will teach you how to use just one of the innumerable powerful features of Autodesk's Maya 3D modeling software. It covers how to use a spline IK and a dynamic hair curve to drive a j ...more
ISO recorder is a freely downloadable software that can be used to create ISO images of CD's DVD's. The very format of these images allows for easy replication, storage and virtual mounting using appropriate software. As explained in the video, the procedure to create an imag ...more
With an ordinary birthday card, we can introduce a physical device which contains malicious files into someone's home and deceive them into inserting the device into a computer. In my last series, we used a Post-it note to trick a neighbor into visiting a website that we cont ...more
Introduction to KVM KVM is a free and open-source Kernel-based Virtual Machine using the Linux kernel for virualization and is very similiar to a hypervisor like Xen or VMware's ESXi. It is based on Qemu, a processor emulator. Any virtual machine created on or working on KVM ...more
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
Welcome back, my aspiring hackers! In recent tutorials, I have made reference to the name and location of the Linux devices in the file system, such as sda (first SATA or SCSI drive). Specifically, I have mentioned the way that Linux designates hard drives when making an imag ...more
There are loads of reasons for somebody to want to recover a Windows password, and there are lots of different ways of doing it. My favorite of all of these ways is to use a piece of software called Ophcrack because: The free tables are suitable for almost all uses (I've neve ...more
Being able to write your own hacking tools is what separates the script kiddies from the legendary hackers. While this can take many forms, one of the most coveted skills in hacking is the ability to dig through the binary files of a program and identify vulnerabilities at the ...more
This is a two-part series on how to backup and burn Xbox 360 games using an Xbox Backup creator 3.7. This is perfect if you ever lose your Xbox CDs! The drive used in this video was a Samsung DVD DRIVE SH-D162D SH-D162C inc Kreon V1.0. Part 1 of 2 - How to Backup Xbox 360 gam ...more
In this video the tutor shows how to mount an ISO using Daemon tools. Using daemon tools you can install virtual drives and mount ISO files on them. First download and install the daemon tools from the link given in the video. After installing right click the daemon tools icon ...more
Hack Like a Pro : Digital Forensics for the Aspiring Hacker, Part 9 (Finding Storage Device Artifacts in the Registry)
Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! In this series, I am trying to develop your knowledge of digital forensics, which is valuable whether you're choosing a career in it or just want to know how your hacker activity can be traced. Few professional digital forensic investigator ...more
When Apple‘s iTunes was introduced back in 2001, it rekindled my interest and purchasing of music. I was so excited by the program that I immediately started converting all my rather large collection of CDs into MP3 tracks. I then sold off my CDs and remaining vinyl albums, an ...more
No more carrying around heavy laptops and thousands of Linux Live CDs and USBs to always be ready for pentesting on the fly! I hope you had a good Christmas and happy new year! Update1: Added the section "weaponizing your Android" where I talk about apps and fundamental Kali ...more
Did you know Kali 1.0.8? You probably did, and you probably know about the EFI boot option that has been added. That's a very interesting new feature because it allows Kali to be easily booted on Mac too, and every EFI-supported device. First three preview lines gone? As alw ...more
If you've received the "hal.dll is missing or corrupt" error message from your Windows machine, then you're in luck! This video will show you how to correct that problem with the Recovery Console tool that comes with the Windows 2000 and XP CDs. Using the Windows Recovery Cons ...more
For anyone using open source information to conduct an investigation, a balance between powerful tools and privacy controls are a must. Buscador is a virtual machine packed full of useful OSINT tools and streamlined for online research. This program can easily be set up in Vir ...more
Hello Hackers/Viewers, It is a new day, and you might be thinking, It is so boring, why not try to be cool with computers in front of my friends? That is why, I have made this tutorial to make fake viruses using notepad to look cool! Step 1: Requirements for the Prank First ...more
Don't think because your MacBook is using FileVault disk encryption your device is secure or immune to hackers. Here's how to find out if that FileVault password is strong enough to withstand an attack from a motivated attacker. FileVault, created by Apple in 2003, is a hard ...more
Straight out of the box, the Nexus 5 is an awesome device, but even it can be faster with better battery life. Luckily, one of the things that makes it so awesome is that there are tons of developers creating mods for it, since it runs stock Android by default. When it comes t ...more