How to Move or Change the Location of My Documents Folder

September 5th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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By default, the My Documents folder is located in Windows XP and Windows Vista is located on the same drive or partition as the operating system. This is fine for anyone who has only a single drive or a single partition on their computers, such as the C drive, but if you have more than […]

How to Fix Svchost.exe High CPU Usage

September 5th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

SVCHOST.EXE is one of those mysterious processes that constantly runs in Windows and is utterly essential, yet you never know exactly what it is doing. So what is SVCHOST.EXE? Identifying the actual services and programs that are running inside each SVCHOST.EXE process is a task well worth knowing, especially when the process eats up 99 […]

How to Fix Window Media Player "Cannot Play This DVD" Error Message

September 5th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Isn’t it great how even in our modern computer age with Windows 7 and Windows 8, you can still receive an error like “Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there is problem with digital copy protection” when you’re trying to watch a regular from Netflix on your computer? It’s really a pain that something like […]

How to Find the Name or Title of a Song by Lyrics

September 4th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Heard a song on the radio recently and can’t remember the name of it? This happens to me all the time because even though I wait, half the time no one ever says which band played the song or the name of the song! Luckily, you can just search for lyrics online and find out […]

How to Create, Mount, and Burn ISO Image Files for Free

August 28th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Most online tutorials that I have found describing the process of creating, burning, and mounting ISO image files are written separately or are only about doing one process, so this guide is going to describe some free software that you can use to create and manipulate ISO images files for all purposes. Basically, the software […]

How to Disable Settings, Services, and Programs in Windows 7/8.1

August 28th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Even though most people never change the settings on their computers, there are some situations where it’s very useful to be able to turn off or disable a certain program, service, or setting in Windows 7 or Windows 8. For example, over the last few years working as an IT Professional, there have been many […]

How to Automatically Remove Unwanted Pre-Installed Software from Your Computer

August 26th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

So you just bought a new computer and can’t wait to start using it right? So you fire up that bad boy eagerly awaiting the cool new features and instantaneous loading of programs with a single click of the mouse, but what do you get? Annoyingly and shockingly, your new computer boots up and greets […]

How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

August 26th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Software Reviews

If you’re reading this article, you’ve probably deleted something important on your computer that you need to recover ASAP! Hopefully, the files or folders that are now gone were deleted only a short while ago because the more data that gets written to the disk, the more chance that the section of the hard drive […]

Free Up Disk Space using TreeSize

August 25th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Trying to figure out where all of your hard drive space has disappeared to is often quite a challenge in Windows with all of the hidden folders and temp directories! As an IT Professional, one tool that I use almost every other day is TreeSize, a small utility that tells you exactly where all of […]

How to Split Your Laptop or PC Screen/Monitor in Windows

August 25th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Here’s a quick how-to for anyone who wants to split their computer screen monitor into two so that they can view two applications side-by-side. I’ll also be talking about how you can split your screen across dual monitors and split your wallpapers so you can have a different wallpaper on each monitor. The first how-to […]