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How To : Set up automated backup for files in Windows Vista

Regular backups of your important files are something that should be a top priority, though because of the complexity of most backup systems, regular backups are often overlooked until it is too late. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to set up automated backups in the ...more

How To : Backup Windows Vista to an external hard drive

Learn how to backup Windows Vista to an external hard drive! 1. Click on start. Go to All Programs, select Accessories, then select System Tools. Open "Back-Up Status and Configuration". 2. Click on "Set up automatic file back-up". Be sure the top radio button is selected. Sel ...more

How To : Backup files on a CD in Windows XP

Backing up your files is very smart and important. You'll want to make sure that you copy your files somewhere external just in case something happens to your PC. The easiest and most convenient way to do this is to use a blank CD and burn your programs and files to it. In thi ...more

How To : Backup files under the Ubuntu Linux Distribution

In this video tutorial, users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system will learn how to use the Simple Backup application to either manually or automatically back important data. For more, or to get started using Simple Backup on your own Ubuntu Linux system, watch this handy how ...more

How To : Backup your files in Windows 7

This video instructs you on how to backup your files on windows 7. To do this, first you must go to Start>Control Panel. After that you must look at System and Security, and click on back up your computer. Next you must click set up back up, then pick where you want to save yo ...more

How To : Backup your files and folders with Second Copy

In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use the Second Copy backup application, for the Windows operating system, to protect your most important data. For step-by-step instructions on installing and using Second Copy, take a look at this backup how-to.

How To : Clean up your temporary files in Windows Vista

Is your desktop a mess? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to clean up your desktop in Windows Vista. Learn to clean up history, browzing history, temporary files and more with help from this video. Part 1 of 2 - How to Clean up your temporary files in Windows Vista. ...more

How To : Delete files that Windows Vista won't let you delete

Quickly explains what program to use (and how to use it) to delete files that Vista won't let you delete. •First download the program, Unlocker, from the website found in the video author’s description. •After downloading, find Unlocker in the Vista start menu. •Unlocker will ...more

How To : Make hidden files visible in Windows Vista

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to view hidden files and folders in Windows Vista. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Click on Appearance and Personalization, and select Folder Options. In the Folder Options window, click on the View tab. U ...more

How To : Backup and restore your system files in Windows 7

Worried about a hard drive failure? Or a virus that destroys your operating system? Well, don't worry… Windows 7 lets you backup and restore your Windows 7 operating system and all of the files and folders you choose. Backup and Restore—improved for Windows 7—creates safety c ...more

How To : Recover lost files with Windows XP and Vista

In this video tutorial, Mike shows how to find a missing file in Windows XP and Vista with three different options. In the first option, open Windows Explorer or My Computer. Then open the recycle bin to check for your missing files. If you don't see your file there, close the ...more

How To : Share files and a printer in Windows Vista

If you are new to Windows Vista or are just starting to set it up to share with other local computers, you will need the help of this tutorial. In this video, learn how to share folders, files and a printer between computers using Windows Vista. This is not a hard process and ...more

How To : Recover deleted files in Windows

This video tutorial is all about recovering the deleted files in Windows Vista. If you are using the Windows Vista and you have unknowingly deleted a file and emptied the recycle bin, then you can recover it. This can be done by using the Shadow Explorer. Shadow Explorer is a ...more

How To : Downgrade from Windows 7 or Vista to Windows XP

Learn how to downgrade and install Windows XP from Vista. You will need a Windows XP disc, a computer, and CD/DVD drive, backup of all files. Be sure to backup all the data before doing this Windows XP will not save your files. Insert your Windows Up disc. Then in the screenGo ...more

How To : Do a clean install of Windows 7 on your computer

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

How To : Restore lost browser favorites and bookmarks

It's easy to restore lost browser bookmarks from a backup copy. Here are step-by-step instructions for Internet Explorer and Firefox. Step 1: Open Wizard Click on Internet Explorer’s “Add to Favorites” button. Select “Import and Export” from the drop-down menu. Step 2: Impor ...more

How To : Backup All of Your Xbox 360 Data to Your Computer

Flash memory can be a tad unpredictable at times. I have had 4 flash drives die out on me over the last few years, and they usually die without warning. When a flash memory based device dies, the data is likely impossible to recover. Adversely on an HDD, or Hard Drive Disk, ev ...more

How To : Download and Install the Minecraft 1.8 Pre-Release

Update 2: 1.9 Version3 is currently out. Click here to download and install 1.9 Version 3. Update: 1.8 is now officially out! It'll prompt you to update the next time you launch. Be sure to read the rundown of the new 1.8 features and share your thoughts in the 1.8 general im ...more

How To : Back up and restore a computer with Windows 7

New user to Windows 7? Microsoft has put out a series of video tutorials explaining how to maximize your Windows 7 experience. Follow along with this computer lesson and learn how to: *Back up your files *Set up or change automatic backup settings *Restore files from a backup ...more

How To : Use your Apple iPod as a backup hard drive

You never know when your computer could eat up all of your work, but you can backup your important files on the music player you already own! Watch this video tutorial to see how to turn your Apple iPod into a backup hard drive. You will of course need an iPod, a computer wit ...more

How To : Build your own HD DVR

Want to break free from the confines of DVR land? If you're tired of spending all the money to download program listings from your DVR, then it's time for a change. If you don't want to mess with DRM files anymore, but want to backup your system, then MythTV is the way to go. ...more

How To : Adjust folder option in Windows Vista

From Windows 95 through Windows XP, setting file and folder permissions was accessed in the same way. With the introduction of Windows Vista, many things have moved, including this feature. While it works in largely the same way, the steps you take to access these features has ...more

How To : Configure an automatic backup using 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 : Manually remove ThinkPoint / Fake MSE from your PC

If you've ever seen something called ThinkPoint Antivirus on your computer, you have gotten one ofhte most widespread and infectious fake antivirus malware programs out there. To get it off your PC, follow the instructions below, or watch this video for an alternate method if ...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 : Hack Microsoft Windows 7 upgrade limitations

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

How To : Prepare for the switchover to Windows 7

Windows 7 has hit the streets. If you've got Windows Vista or XP, and you are preparing to do the switchover to WIndows 7, check out this video! This video covers everything you need to know before going to Windows 7, from what files to back-up, software that will help you mo ...more

How To : Customize the menu bar in Snow Leopard

M4cbook shows viewers how to easily customize the Menu Bar for Snow Leopard on the Mac. He takes extra time to emphasis the need to backup your files before proceeding with the customization, and reminds viewers to backup their files throughout the instructional video. M4cbook ...more

How To : Fix a Dell XPS M140

This is a useful video on how to basically wipe your operating system and re install it to hopefully fix whatever is wrong with your computer. Don't forget to backup your files. Part 1 of 2 - How to Fix a Dell XPS M140. Part 2 of 2 - How to Fix a Dell XPS M140.

How To : Enable the administrator account on Windows Vista

There are some people who are having troubles recovering files in Windows Vista due to access denied errors, but fortunately this video is here to save the day! If you've been getting those pesky access denied errors, check out this video to learn how to gain control of your V ...more

How To : Reset and restore an iPod Nano to factory settings

This video tutorial shows you how to reset your iPod to the factory default. This is something most iPod users could find useful. Sometimes when playing files through your iPod it will begin to skip, not work properly, or it will even have a corrupt file. This being said a res ...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 : Create a data disc in Windows Vista

This video shows us how to burn files to a disc using Windows Vista. Insert the blank disc in your computer's recordable disk drive. Autoplay will automatically appear. Choose "Burn Files to disc using Windows". Click next when "Burn a disc" dialog box appears. Empty folder wi ...more

How To : Move files from an old computer to a new one

This video demonstrates how to move files from an old computer to a new one. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to move files from an old compu ...more

How To : Use the Panasonic HVX200 with Avid Media Composer

Download the P2 Step-by-Step Reference Guide. With Avid, editing footage captured with the Panasonic HVX200 camera is fast and easy. Avids system uses the same native file format as Panasonic P2 memory cards, so theres no need for any transcode, capture or file conversion pro ...more

How To : Password protect files and folders in Windows

Password protect your files and folders in Microsoft Windows XP or Vista. This free video tutorial from CNET TV will show you how. Thwart would-be snoopers with this home cryptography guide, which presents easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to protect your privac ...more

How To : Copy documents to a CD using Windows XP

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

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