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How to Get Better at Halo : Reach

Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more

How To : Keep Your PC Running Smoothly

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

How To : Download & install the Sun Java Browser Plug-in

This video teaches "How to Download and Install JAVA plug in for your web browser". Open your web browser. Type in "google.com" in the address bar and click on GO. Type in "JAVA plug in download" in the Google search bar. Click on "Google search". The first entry that pop ...more

How To : Optimize and speed Up Windows 7

If you're all about fast boot times and computer speed, check out this video for a tutorial on how to increase the speed of Windows 7. This video covers the tweaking of the UI, optimizing the computer for best performance, and reducing the amount of time it takes for the compu ...more

How To : Speed up your Windows PC with MSConfig

In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to speed up your Windows computer's startup efficiency (and so its startup time) with MSConfig, or the Microsoft System Configuration Utility. MSConfig will allow you to disallow unnecessary programs from starting up when you boot your ...more

How To : Speed up Windows Vista boot-up time

Although computers are able to perform tasks that would normally take hours to accomplish, they aren't always so fast. Certain things can clog up the computers speed and cause it to slow down to the point where you feel like ripping out your hair. This video tutorial will show ...more

How To : Speed up Ubuntu using the Preload program

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to speed up Ubuntu using the Preload program. Preload will speed up your computer by learning the way you use your computer and preload the programs you use the most to your RAM. This will n ...more

How To : Easily defragment your computer

In this tutorial, we learn how to easily defragment your computer. Files that you use aren't always put in the right place, which will slow down your computer and file searches. Defragmenting your computer can help speed up your computer and make everything go a lot quicker. F ...more

How To : Speed up Windows XP and Vista boot performance

In this tutorial, we learn how to speed up Widows XP and Vista using boot performance. Disabling programs in the background you don't need will really increase the speed of your computer. To turn the programs off, click "start", then "run", then "msconfig", and press "ok". A n ...more

How To : How Red-light Cameras Work

As you may have seen in your city or town, red light cameras are on the rise in the United States. In many instances in my area, these cameras have sprung up seemingly out of no-where, and mostly without any reason. Over use of these systems can make privacy (even on the road) ...more

How To : Install RAM in an iBook G4

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to install RAM into an Apple iBook G4 laptop. Begin by turning off the laptop and closing it. Flip the laptop to the backside. Turn the lock and remove the back cover. Flip the laptop over and open it. Press on the keyboard notch (betw ...more

How To : Speed up your pc using a usb flash drive

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

How To : Speed up Windows Vista in three steps

This video will show you how you can increase the speed that your Microsoft Windows Vista runs by using several different methods. You can disable the transparency function and go to a basic mode. Clearing disc space will also make your computer run faster. You can just run a ...more

How To : Find details about your RAM & processor type in XP

In this how-to video, you will learn how to check your personal computer's RAM, processor speed, and operating system information on Windows XP. First, go to start and select my computer. From here, click view system information to open a new window. A screen will show you the ...more

How To : Create Internet usage rules on an ISA server

One of the uses of an ISA Server is to act as a proxy server. A proxy server allows your Windows XP and other desktop computers to make requests to the ISA Server and the ISA Server will then go and fetch the results from the internet or, if the ISA Server has cached the page( ...more

How To : Use a usb flash drive as ram in Windows XP

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a USB flash RAM in a Windows XP computer. Begin by plugging the flash drive into the computer and do not remove it when it is being used as RAM. Then click on the Start menu and click on My Computer. Right-click on the flash dri ...more

How To : Reduce memory usage in Windows XP to speed it up

This video tutorial in Computers & Programming category will show you how to reduce memory usage in Windows XP to speed it up. The 1st method is to press Windows logo key and pause break together. The 2nd method is to go to start > control panel > system. Now the system proper ...more

How To : Pull a compilation of computer pranks on a friend

In this video, we learn how to pull a compilation of computer pranks on a friend. The first trip is a mouse prank where you will open up the control panel and find the mouse settings. From here, you can switch the buttons from left to right and change the speeds of the mouse. ...more

How To : Browse the Web Much Faster in Google Chrome

Despite the fact that you may not find this as a necessity, if you do follow this quick guide, you will wonder how you ever managed before. This tutorial is based on the assumption that you're using Google Chrome, so if you aren't, I advise you to download and install it. Furt ...more

How To : Force quit unresponsive applications on Windows

With most things in life, everything is not perfect, including computers. No matter how much speed you have or RAM or whatever, computers can run into some trouble from time to time. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to deal with just that. Discover how to force quit unres ...more

How To : Speed up Windows Vista & free up ram

Start by clicking start and type regedit in the search box. Hit enter and when the screen opens go under hkey current user and click on control panel and then desktop. Under desktop go to menushowdelay. Under menushowdelay right click and then click modify. In the box that pop ...more

How To : Speed up your Internet connection

This video takes us through a process of speeding up our internet connection using OpenDNS.com. Open the webpage and go to solutions and click on the icon open the DNS page and it lists computer or router, she selects computer and list of operating system is listed, she select ...more

How To : Install an optical drive in a computer

Phillip Bourton explains how to open a computer and replace an optical drive without damaging any important components. He explains what characteristics should be considered when upgrading an optical drive, like type of drive and speed. Install an optical drive in a computer. ...more

How To : Increase virtual memory on a PC

In this tutorial, learn how to increase the speed of your computer by incresing the virtual memory stored on your PC. Virtual memory is simulated by RAM and at times, when the RAM has been used up by your computer, your computer will slow. In this video, learn how to increase ...more

How To : Tether an iPhone 3G to Windows XP using 3Proxy

This is a nifty tutorial guide on how to tether your hacked iPhone or iPhone 3G to a windows computer for use as a high speed modem. Just Jailbreak your iPhone using one of the many tutorials on WonderHowTo, and install 3proxy. This video explains the rest of the configuration ...more

How To : Speed up Aero on a Microsoft Windows 7 PC

Aero slowing down your Microsoft Windows 7 PC? Want to speed things up a little? This brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started speedin ...more

How To : Determine the speed of your Internet connection

A fast Internet connection means you can send and download files quickly. Modems, depending on if they are broadband or dialup, may have different speeds and run fast or slow. There are many free programs you can use to test out your PC computer's Internet connection!

How To : Use Sony Vegas 8 and 9 for beginners

Just got yourself a brand new copy of Sony Vegas 8 or 9 but don't want to commit the next ten years of your life crawling as a snail's pace through the exhaustive instructions manual? Jump on the to computer Cliffsnotes bandwagon and watch this eight minute tutorial instead, ...more

How To : Speed up Windows Vista with a flash drive

Want to speed up a Microsoft Windows Vista PC? Have a USB drive? This PC user's guide from CNET TV demonstrates how to take advantage of Windows Vista's Readyboost feature to convert your flash drive into extra virtual ram for your computer. For specifics, and to get started s ...more

How To : Hack a baseball bat- the Ryan Howard speed test

A 2.0 baseball bat that contains an accelerometer, a gyroscope and a wireless transmitter synched up to a computer was created to track a baseball batter's swing and test how fast Ryan Howard's swing is. Watch this video tutorial to learn how this baseball bat was assembled.

How To : Speed up Photoshop start-up

This is a really quick tutorial shows you a super simple trick on how to get Photoshop to load and open faster. If you're like us, you'll appreciate ANY time saving computer tips like this one. Speed up Photoshop start-up. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com

Gomez PEER : Paid Distributed Computing

Have you ever left your computer one all night? Maybe downloading something, or just out of habit? Well there is a way you can turn that unused CPU usage in to cold hard cash: Distributed Computing. The Gomez PEER computing project sends data to your computer to be analyzed w ...more

How To : Set up and use IDE / SATA to USB adapters

If you're a certified computer nerd along the lines of NASA scientist Howard from "The Big Bang Theory," then you know how frustrating it can be transferring large amounts of data between an external hard drive or other drive and your main computer, especially when you're in a ...more

How To : Defragment your computer step-by-step

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to defragment your computer step-by-step. This will make your computer run efficiently and faster. Do a Google search for auslogics disk defrag and download and save the program. This progra ...more

How To : Use the Mouse Keys feature in Mac OS X

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Mouse Keys feature in a Mac OS X computer. This feature can be accessed under the Mouse & Track-pad tab, in the Universal Access menu. Turn on the feature by checking On. Once turned on, users can use the number keys on the ...more

How To : Find your basic computer information

The speaker in this video will show you how to find basic computer information of your computer. In this video, he is using a computer with Windows XP. You begin by clicking on the "start" button located at the bottom left corner of the screen, then highlight "settings", and t ...more

How To : Connect Xbox 360 to a PC with wireless internet

This is a tutorial to get XBox live without paying $100 for the router. You need an Ethernet cable and a laptop or computer with a wireless internet connection. To begin, go to the start menu and click on control panel. Change the control panel view to classic view. Then click ...more

How To : Make your computer run 30-40% faster with CCleaner

CCleaner is a executable freeware that will help clean up some space in your bogged down Windows machine. This tutorial will demonstrate exactly how to use CCleaner to drastically boost your machine's speed up to 40%. Good way to make computer faster How to make your pc fast ...more

How To : Fix a slow Mac

Is your Mac running slow? If yes, then the instructor in this video shows just how to diagnose and fix it. It is not an uncommon problem that a Mac begins to get slow with time. Though there are a million different things that can slow down a computer and it is never easy to p ...more

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