How to Use MSCONFIG in Windows

November 25th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Cool Websites

Windows has all sorts of hidden little utilities that let you configure and modify system settings not normally visible in areas like the Control Panel. One of my favorite tools that has been around since Windows 98 is MSCONFIG. It basically stands for Microsoft System Configuration and is obviously used to configure various settings. In […]

How to Access Mac Files from a Windows PC

November 24th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Apple is becoming more popular everyday (I love my MacBook and it’s selling in record numbers this year), yet most people still have Windows PCs at home. If you are running both Macs and PCs on your network, there’s a good chance you might want to share files between your Mac and PC. You can do […]

How to Batch Change File Extensions for Windows Files

November 24th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Recently, I came across a problem where I had to change the file extension on a bunch of Windows files from no extension to .JPG. Someone sent me a large number of files, but for some strange reason, they had no file extension, even though they were images! Once I added the .JPG extension to […]

How to Boost and Increase Your Internet Speed

November 21st, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Cool Websites

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Looking for a way to increase your Internet speed without upgrading your ISP Internet plan? Well, Internet speed can depend on a several factors, both internal to the network and external. Starting from the operating system, you have the network card, network cable, wireless router, broadband modem, and possibly other devices before you even get […]

How to Add Your Own Subtitles to a Video

November 21st, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Recently, I downloaded a video off the Internet that was in Hindi and I needed to add English subtitles to the video so that I could share it with some friends. I checked out Windows Movie Maker, which has the ability to overlay text on video, but the feature set was very poor and it […]

Beginner’s Guide to the Windows Command Prompt

November 19th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Earlier today I had to boot a client computer into safe mode and delete a virus via the command prompt because whenever Windows would load, the file would become locked and hence undeletable! There are several other reasons why you may have to use the command prompt in your life (though rarely), so it’s good to know […]

How to Open Files in Windows with Different File Extensions

November 19th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

I’ve always wanted to write a resource article on how to open files with different file extensions such as .wps, .prn, .mpp, .mdi, .rar, .psd, .pps, .sit, .nrg and lots more! I’ve come across this issue myself many times usually because someone sent me a file and I have no idea which program opens it! […]

Format Cells using Conditional Formatting in Excel

November 19th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

If you are used to using older versions of Excel, the conditional formatting options in Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013 will amaze you. So why would you want to bother using conditional formatting? Well, here are a couple of reasons why I love using this feature of Excel: 1. To make your data more visually appealing. […]

How to Resize a Video or Change Resolution

November 18th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

There are a lot of reasons why you might need to resize a video and in this post I’m going to mention a couple of freeware app that will help you easily change the resolution of your videos. If you have one of those 1080p 60fps HD video cameras, you understand the need for some […]

How to Setup an FTP Server in Windows using IIS

November 17th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Earlier, I had written a post on how to turn your computer into a Windows file sharing server using a couple of different programs. If you’re looking for a quick way to share the files on your local computer with friends or family, this is an easy way to do so. However, if you’re looking […]