Computer Tips

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 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! […]

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 […]

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 […]