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How To : Change desktop icons in Microsoft Windows Vista

One of the most common positives one hears about Windows Vista is that it's pretty. Indeed, Windows Vista has new icons, a new theme and it does look nice. But what if you want to add even more pizazz to your desktop? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to change any desk ...more

How To : Burn a disk image file in Microsoft Windows 7

Interested in burning an ISO disk file file to a CD, DVD or Blu-ray disc? This Windows 7 tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For more inf ...more

How To : Use Mac OS X-style stacks in Microsoft Windows 7

Windows 7 is fairly similar to Mac OS X out of the box. But what if it's not similar enough for your tastes? Then you follow this free video guide, that's what: with its help, you'll learn how to use Snow Leopard-style file stacks on Microsoft Windows 7 desktop. For complete i ...more

How To : Make Windows XP run faster on Microsoft Windows

Are you tired of getting annoyed that your computer is running Windows XP too slowly for you? Increase your computer's speed by checking your disks for errors and defragmenting your hard drive, or updating your hardware to more advanced technology.

How To : Use the Microsoft Windows Firewall

In order to keep your PC safe from annoying or potentially dangerous threats on the Internet, a properly-configured firewall is a crucial item in helping prevent your system from becoming compromised. The Windows Firewall in Windows Vista™ is the first line of defense in helpi ...more

How To : Arrange and organize icons in Microsoft Windows 7

Want to know how to organize your desktop icons in Windows 7? This tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just under a minute's time. For more information, including d ...more

How To : Install or delete a font on a Microsoft Windows 7 PC

In this video tutorial, we learn how to install, delete and browse OpenType and TrueType fonts on a MS Windows 7 PC through use of the Windows Font Manager, which can be found in your system's Control Panel. For all of the details, watch this home-computing how-to.

How To : Run Ubuntu Linux on a Microsoft Windows PC

This video will show you how you can load and run the Ubuntu Linux distribution on a Microsoft Windows XP or Vista PC. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, w ...more

How To : Upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7

Decided you want to leapfrog Vista and upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP directly to Windows 7? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this free home computing how-to can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in about six minutes' time. For specifics, and ...more

How To : Turn off automatic updates in Microsoft Windows

Find the Microsoft Windows automatic update feature annoying? It's simple to disable. So simple, in fact, that this free home computing how-to can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For specifics, and to turn off autom ...more

How To : Burn an ISO image when running Microsoft Windows 7

Want to burn an ISO disc image from within Microsoft Windows 7? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this free home computing how-to can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For specifics, and to start burning CDs from ISO ...more

How To : Calibrate an LCD monitor on a Microsoft Windows PC

In this clip, you'll learn how to calibrate the color profile of an LCD display on a Microsoft Windows desktop or laptop computer. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step ins ...more

How To : Set up a dual-monitor desktop on a Microsoft Windows PC

In this clip, you'll learn how to set up and configure a dual-monitor desktop on a Microsoft Windows Vista or 7 PC. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using this trick yourself, take a look.

How To : Install third-party themes in Microsoft Windows 7

In this home-computing how-to, you'll learn how to customize your Windows 7 desktop by installing third-party themes. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the process in just over five minutes' time. For more information, including ste ...more

How To : Customize the command prompt on a Microsoft Windows 7 PC

In this video tutorial, we learn how to customize the appearance of the default Microsoft Windows command prompt. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started customizing your own Windows command prompt, watch this home-computing how-to.

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