The Media Center in Windows Vista is a great place to manage all of your media, which includes everything… digital pictures, videos, movies, TV shows and music files. This video covers the basics of navigating the Media Center, and shows you everything possible. Learn more ab ...more
Media Center Vista
This video shows you what you can be done with digital photos in the Windows Vista Media Center. To access your digital pictures, just go to the Picture Library in Media Center, and see the many options available, such as Play Slide Show, Rotate, Print, Touch Up and Delete. To ...more
Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers! Recently, Microsoft released a new patch (September 8, 2015) to close another vulnerability in their Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1 operating systems. The vulnerability in question (MS15-100) enabled an attacker to gain remote access to any ...more
With Windows Media Center, you will have the ability to watch videos, live TV, and listen to music on the XBOX 360 without having to use your computer. You’ll need to have the following things: A PC equipped with Windows Media Center, your XBOX 360, and a fully functional high ...more
PCs are quickly becoming the center of our digital universe. With PDAs, cell phones, portable media players and other electronic devices; keeping your content synchronized has been a challenge. With the new feature, Windows® Sync Center in Windows Vista™, you now have a single ...more
Is you media center in chaos? Watch this video tutorial by Better TV for ten tips on how to organize and down-size your media center.
In this video tutorial from Get Connected TV, hosts AJ Vickery and Mike Agerbo, will show you how to extend Widows Media Center to your XBox 360 using Windows 7. This video assumes that your XBox is already connected to your home network, so you may want to be sure to do that ...more
Get your photos, movies and music off of your desktop and into your living room using the little white Nintendo Wii.
You don't need a lot of money to build yourself an impressive home theater system. Yes, typically putting one together means piecing together a bunch of speakers, a supersized plasma HD TV, and whatever other add-ons you want. But really getting a great cinematic experience in ...more
Interested in running Xbox media center, or XMBC, on your Windows PC? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to install Xbox media center on an USB drive and boot to it from any computer with the capability to boot to USB devices. Take a look.
Learn how to connect Windows Media Center to your TV.
This video shows in detail and with annotations how to add plugins as sources in XBoxMediaCenter. With these plugins, you can watch selected media content from the web without browsing the websites with the computer. You browse through the items as if they were on the hard dri ...more
Imagine… being able to watch television on your PC. And imagine being able to stop, pause and record those television shows. Well, in Windows 7 it's totally possible. This video shows you the possibilities of Windows Media Center. Watch, pause, and record live TV. Listen to y ...more
Can't play your DVD movies on your brand new Windows 8 system? That's because Microsoft decided to omit Windows Media Center from Windows 8 this time, instead making it available as an extra download—and it's not free anymore. At least, it won't be next year. What does that m ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to record a screencast with Windows Media Encoder on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watc ...more
This video tutorial from KaBoom215 presents how to use Xbox 360 Internet browser with NXE update.First you need to turn on your computer and make sure you have Windows Media Center on your Xbox 360 and your computer (preferably using Windows Vista operating system).From your c ...more
This is an easy way to upload AVI video from USB or other media using Windows Vista or Windows XP to the Sony PS3 (Playstation 3). It does not require any downloads. All the software you need is already included in Windows Media Center. This tutorial covers the basics of addi ...more
Windows 7 is the hot, new operating system replacing the past XP and Vista systems. Windows 7 is the most simplified, user-friendly version that Microsoft has developed - ever. Get acquainted with your new version of Windows straight from Microsoft. This video tour will show ...more
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How to Watch Hulu on your Xbox 360. The problem is HULU doesn't look good on some old PCs. Fix this by running it on your TV or projector. This uses the program PlayOn to run Hulu through your XBOX 360. This will tie it into your Media Center. This will make YouTube, Hulu and ...more
If you're having a little trouble operating your newly purchased Motorola Nextel i870 cell phone, let Sprint help you out. This Sprint interactive mobile phone tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully familiarize yourself with the i870 cell phone by Motorola. T ...more
Portable video players often provide an all-in-one solution for listening to MP3s, watching videos and even playing games. Find out which one is right for you. There are many choices now when it comes to watching movies or TV on the move. The latest options are the super smal ...more
HTPC. It stands for Home Theater PC. Some refer to it as simply a Media Center. But no matter what you call it, you're going to learn how to build one today. Why would you want to do that? Because one of the main advantages of creating your own home theater system is that you ...more
How to fix the VLC media player glitch that keeps it from displaying video in Windows Vista.
Make sure you watch this before you start your StarCraft 2 game! This guide shows you how to gain access to the secret level during the Media Blitz mission. When you blow up a particular science center, you'll be given the secret mission 'Piercing the Shroud'. Awesome!
Madman McClinton demonstrates how to browse the internet on an Xbox 360 using the MCE browser. First, download the MCE browser by doing a Google search and clicking on the first link. Next, install the MCE browser on your system. Then, connect your Windows Media Center to your ...more
This handy video tutorial presents instructions for getting an Internet browser on your Xbox 360 game console without any mods. All you'll need to follow along is to configure Xbox Media Center, or XMBC, to use the computer you use to surf the Internet. Get a web browser on yo ...more
One of the main reasons I was held back from fully switching over to Linux was the fact that media streaming is nearly impossible. You have two choices in Windows: either you use file sharing with Windows Media Player, or you can just use the Windows Media Center. But both of ...more
Boxee will let you stream TV networks on the Internet for free, and AppleTV allows for a whole new level of TV functionality, but can sometimes be restrictive. After making a bootable USB stick, you can launch the Apple TV with your stick to load Xbox Media Center and Boxee on ...more
Whether you're the proud owner of a Samsung Reality smartphone or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of the phone's various features. Specifically, this video presents a look at the ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to connect your Xbox 360 to your PC by hacking it all together. This will help you use Windows Media Center on both devices and take advantage of all its features.
This Windows tutorial demonstrates how to connect a laptop with an Intel graphics card to a TV using the VGA port output in the laptop and a VGA cable. After connecting the VGA cable to the laptop the setting should be changed to display the desktop on the second screen and s ...more
Watching DVDs on an Xbox is much more enjoyable when you don't use the game controller. Learn how to control your XBox 360 with a universal remote or media center remote.
Turn your myTouch 4G into a media center! This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know to use the Media Room app. Whether you're the proud owner of a T-Mobile myTouch 4G Google Android smartphone or are merely toying with the idea of picking one up sometime in the n ...more
In order to insert a movie into a PowerPoint 2007 presentation, you will need to create a placeholder for the insert, in your presentation. Click on the media center. A window will pop up, which will allow you to open your movie. If you have already have your presentation, but ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play MKV and AVI files on an Xbox 360. Before beginning, users will need a Windows 7 computer and your computer and Xbox must be sharing the same network. Begin by downloading and installing the DivX 7 Pro bundle. Users will also ne ...more
Want to access files from multiple computers at work or home? An expert from PC Remedies explains how to set up a Home Group network on Windows 7 systems. Includes a how-to of setting up your location, and managing the set-up wizard. Finally maximize your current resources by ...more
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to packet sn ...more
NBC News has fired the producer it deemed most responsible for the airing of a selectively edited 911 call placed by George Zimmerman the night he killed Trayvon Martin. Sources at NBC who asked not to be identified confirmed a New York Times story saying that a Miami-based p ...more
The Junkyard Jumbotron is an amazing project that allows a collection of random web browser enabled displays—laptops, smartphones or tablets—to share a single image split across the group, creating one large virtual display. Created by Rick Borovoy at MIT's Center for Future C ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to set up and adjust optical media AutoPlay settings on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, w ...more
Connecting your new smartphone gadget to your desktop isn't just connecting these products with a USB cord. It is important to sync them to allow the transfer of data from your smartphone to your computer and vice-versa. This is desired if you wish to transfer information incl ...more
Windows Media Player 12 is ONLY available for Windows 7 (sorry Vista and XP users), but with it's functionality, it may be worth the upgrade (if you haven't already). This video outlines a few of the simple tasks that WMP12 can perform in W7. Designed by media lovers, for med ...more
In this video the instructor shows how to use the Auto play feature in Windows 7. Auto play is an old feature which was also available in Windows XP and Windows Vista. When you insert any removable media into your computer like a CD, DVD or a USB thumb drive, Windows automatic ...more
Creating your own video tutorials. Over the last few years we have created a whole database of short video tutorials at helpvids.com - showing you how to use different programs. In this article I will explain some of the ways You can create your own video tutorials that you ...more
Creating your own video tutorials - part 2. In this second part of our tutorial series on how to create your own video tutorial for free we will go into editing your video using Windows Movie Maker, which is provided free with all new versions of Windows. Read the first artic ...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
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At first, it seemed like a clever art installation housed on the web, but now we're not so sure... the Newstweek hack may indeed be legit. Earlier this year, Newstweek claimed to have developed a way to hack into webpages on a local Wi-Fi network using a homemade device that ...more
The United States is a hierarchical country where the weak ones are at the bottom and the powerful ones are at the top. Garment workers are at the bottom of the list although they are the most important. Without them there would be no fashion industry. They sew and cut the gar ...more
In this video, a method to play SNES games on the Xbox is demonstrated. Basically, one must set up a Windows Media Center, download and run ZSNES within it, then connect to the WMC with the Xbox. Watch the video to see how it works! And be sure to download ZSNES.
Not sure what to do with your old cell phone? Best Buy has answers. There's a recycling program directly inside the store that allows you to drop off any old phone you may have so it can be reused or sent to a proper landfill. The Best Buy Mobile team explains how simple it is ...more
The biggest complaint I have with my Nexus 7 is the lack of support for different types of media files. I have a lot of movies and music that I've downloaded off the web, in many different formats, and I want them on my tablet. Want to play that 1080p MKV file of your favorit ...more
Finally! A media box that gives you everything you want, in one tiny package. The EzeeCube will allow you to view your pictures and videos while staying organized at the same time. Video: . You can add more storage by simply stacking another EzeeCube hard drive on top. Need a ...more
Anything free is cool, but getting a fully upgraded operating system for the great price of nothing is downright awesome. A recent exploit was uncovered that allows users to get a free copy of Windows 8 Pro directly from Microsoft's own website. Seriously. As I wrote in an ea ...more
Having access to your computer from your cell phone is an extremely useful feature. Whether you need to edit documents or send files that are on your home desktop, or you simply want to watch movies you have saved on your computer, access is key. Kind of makes you wish you co ...more
iPods are getting smaller and smaller each year. Why not Xbox? Bandit5317 has made an 1-inch thick Xbox. The ultimate Xbox mod: super slim. Pay attention, Microsoft. The "Xbox Micro" has a 320GB HDD crammed inside and has a polycarbonate case. Albeit, there is no DVD drive, ...more
Welcome back, my amateur hackers! With Halloween right around the corner, I thought you could have a little fun with your newfound hacking skills using a hack that is guaranteed to freak out your boss, teacher, coworker, friend, etc. Any time someone's computer seems to act ...more
After more than two years of teasing, augmented reality startup Mojo Vision has confirmed that "invisible computing" means what we've suspected all along. That's right -- the company is working on smart contact lenses, and it claims to have a working model in testing. On Wedn ...more
Whether you are sending your phone in for repairs or finally selling it to upgrade to a new flagship, you are going to need to make sure all of your personal data is removed from your device. Deleting your messages and pictures manually is a good to protect yourself from aver ...more