4 Free Tools to Remove Duplicate Files and Photos

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Looking for some utilities to find duplicate files and photos on your computer quickly and easily? I recently organized all the data that my father had stored on multiple computers and multiple external hard drives into one safe backed up location, but found that there were duplicates of pretty much everything. There was no way […]

How to Record Cassette Tapes to PC/Computer

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So you have a bunch of old audio cassettes that you want to copy or transfer to your computer? There are many gadgets and programs out there that you can buy which will make the process as simple as possible, however, since I’m a techie and my blog is all about easy to understand computer […]

How to Remove Your Name from Search Engines

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Looking for a way to remove your name from Google? Have you tried to Google your own name lately? Anything inappropriate or damaging come up that you would rather not appear in the first page for everyone to see? Googling my own name brings up a lot of results, mostly all related to my online […]

How to Use MSCONFIG in Windows

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Windows has all sorts of hidden little utilities that let you configure and modify system settings not normally visible in areas like the Control Panel. One of my favorite tools that has been around since Windows 98 is MSCONFIG. It basically stands for Microsoft System Configuration and is obviously used to configure various settings. In […]

How to Access Mac Files from a Windows PC

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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

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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 Boost and Increase Your Internet Speed

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Looking for a way to increase your Internet speed without upgrading your ISP Internet plan? Well, Internet speed can depend on a several factors, both internal to the network and external. Starting from the operating system, you have the network card, network cable, wireless router, broadband modem, and possibly other devices before you even get […]

How to Add Your Own Subtitles to a Video

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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

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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

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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! […]