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 […]

What is Sonic Update Manager and How to Remove It

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

Here’s another technical walk-through on how to fix a pesky little problem that is caused by computer manufacturers such as Dell and HP! Basically, they load too much crap onto your PC when you buy it and you get lots of junk software installed, one being Sonic Update Manager. Make sure to read my other […]

Essential Free Software Downloads for Windows

November 17th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Free Software Downloads

I’m a big fan of open source software because it’s free and usually has the same functionality as a commercial application! One downside to open source software is the lack of support, but that problem is usually made up with active forums and community threads started by avid followers. There are tons of free software applications that […]

How to Clear or Delete My Recent Documents in Windows

November 15th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Looking for a way to delete the recent documents list in Windows? Don’t you hate how many things Windows tracks, like all of the recent documents you have opened in ANY program? Sure, most of the time I don’t care and leave it enabled, but there are times when you would rather that data not be […]

How to Create Your Own Fonts and Edit TrueType Fonts

November 15th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Wouldn’t it be neat if you could create your own TrueType fonts, name them whatever you want, and actually use them in programs like Word, Photoshop, etc? Luckily, there are some really cool software apps out there that you can use to not only create your own Windows fonts, but also to edit the fonts […]

How to Find Out Who Owns a Website or Domain

November 14th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Cool Websites

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know who owned a certain website? Previously, I wrote about how you can find out who is hosting a website, but that only tells you where the server is located. If you want to verify the owner of a domain name or see when one expires (so that you can purchase […]