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 […]

How to Insert a YouTube Video into a PowerPoint Presentation

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

If you’re trying to get a YouTube video into your PowerPoint presentation, there are a couple of ways you can do it. The easiest method is to simply copy the embed code from the YouTube video and paste it into PowerPoint. However, that option require you have an active Internet connection during the presentation because […]

How to Create Your Own Personalized Domain Email Address

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

Back in the day, AOL had a cool service that let you create a custom domain email address for free and you could use any domain name you wanted, even if it was already registered. I have no idea how it worked, but it was gone after a short while and I can see why! […]

How to Extract Audio from Video for Free

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

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One handy utility that everyone needs nowadays is a software program that can extract audio, sound, or background music from home movies, YouTube videos, or any other video file. In this article, I’m going to give step-by-step instructions on how to use a free online tool and a free program called AoA Audio Extractor. If […]

How to Create a Hidden Network Share in Windows

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

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If you have multiple computers on a network and want to share folders between them, you can add an extra bit of security by creating a hidden Windows share. This guide is fairly basic and assumes that you are in either a workgroup or domain Windows environment. Hidden shares are useful if you want to […]