How to Use Windows 7 with Boot Camp

by File in: Mac OS X

Installing Windows 7 on your Mac using Boot Camp is a great way to get full performance out of both operating systems. Boot Camp works by partitioning your Mac’s hard drive to use two operating systems, in this case, OS X and Windows 7. Thus, when you use Windows 7 with Boot Camp, you are […]

Top 5 Free Photo Recovery Software Programs

by File in: Free Software Downloads

At least once in our lives, we all experience a moment of utter idiocy.  We click the delete all button on our cameras, thereby destroying precious photos with captured moments impossible to recreate. Or, we pull the card out of the camera while its still on…corrupting all files on the card.  Or we drop our […]

How to Add Music to a PowerPoint Presentation

by File in: MS Office Tips

Adding music to a PowerPoint presentation is a very simple process, requiring only a couple of steps to complete. Music will not only give your presentations more appeal but grab the attention of the audience as well. For this tutorial, we will be using Microsoft PowerPoint, Windows Edition. If you do not have PowerPoint, you […]

Get Free Microsoft Antivirus Software For Your Windows PC

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Is there really such thing as a good free antivirus software? Companies like McAfee and Norton only charge around $40 for their basic antivirus packages, which is a relatively low price for software. However, these companies turn around and bite you with a renewal subscription fee after a year. You can still use the virus […]

Windows 7 Taskbar Disappearing?

by File in: Windows 7

A new issue I’ve seen going on with some Windows 7 users is that their taskbar will suddenly disappear completely. The only thing that remains is the Start Menu button/orb. Here’s an example of a desktop in which the Windows 7 taskbar just vanished: That’s pretty crazy right! Not only that, if you right-click in […]

Fix “\\computer is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource”

by File in: Computer Tips

In this article, I’m going to write a troubleshooting guide for file sharing or networking between two computers. Unfortunately, Windows can be finicky and even though you may think everything should work, accessing a share on another computer may fail. I’ve previously written an article on how to network two computers together that are both […]

Windows Calculator Missing or Disappeared?

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You’re probably reading this article if you were going to find the calculator on your Windows machine to perform an important calculation, but after a bit of searching you realized that your calculator program is missing! Pretty weird right? Well this can happen for a number of reasons, but basically your calculator is gone! If you […]

“Duplicate name exists on the network” Windows Error

by File in: Computer Tips

Previously, I wrote an article about what would happen if you had two computers with the same IP address on the same network: an IP address conflict. However, what happens when you have two computers with the same name on a network? If you’re running newer versions of Windows like Windows 10, Windows 8, or Windows […]

How to Split Up Large Files using GSplit

by File in: Free Software Downloads

GSplit, from, is a free application used to split large files into smaller files. These smaller files can be easily copied to a floppy disk or any removable media.  It is also a good work around if your email has a quota on attachment size. After transferring the smaller files, you don’t have to […]

HP OfficeJet Pro 8500 (A909n) Premier Review

by File in: Gadgets

The HP OfficeJet Pro 8500 is the latest incarnation of HP’s all-in-one printer, scanner, copier, and fax machine. With an original price of $499, it’s close to the cost of a lower-end color laser printer. However, they have recently reduced the price to $369 using an instant savings of $130. You can check the latest […]