How to Copy Your Recorded TV Shows to DVD with Live Movie Maker

by Feb 28, 2011

Do you have a ton of recorded TV shows you can’t seem to find the time to watch? How about TV shows you record for the kids? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could put those recordings on a DVD you can take with you on your next flight or road trip with the kids?…Continue Reading

How to Backup Your Picasa Database in Windows

by Feb 18, 2011

The other day I finally upgraded my dad’s computer to a more recent model. During the transfer one of the most important items that had to remain intact was Picasa. My father has spent a lot of time organizing, tagging and editing photos in Picasa, the last thing I wanted to do was lose all…Continue Reading

How to Setup Your Own Netflix-like Server with Windows 7

by Feb 16, 2011

Do you have a large library of movies, music, and pictures that you would love to access securely while away from home? How about creating your own personal Netflix service? If so, you will want to follow the guide below which will show you how to configure Windows 7 and Windows Media Player so that…Continue Reading

Will Windows 7 SP1 Prompt Businesses to Upgrade from XP?

by Feb 10, 2011

Windows 7 has been available in the retail market since October 22, 2009. Nearly a year and a half later Microsoft is putting the finishing touches to the first Service Pack for Microsoft’s most successful operating system, Windows 7. The new service pack (SP1) targets the Windows 7 Operating System and Windows Server 2008 R2 and will become…Continue Reading

How to Tile and Manage Open Windows in Windows 7

by Feb 10, 2011

Are you constantly struggling with multiple open windows while working in Windows 7? If so you may want to check out some built-in features in Windows 7 that make it easy to take control of multiple application windows. The guide below will show you how to arrange multiple open windows in Windows 7 as well…Continue Reading

How to Run Angry Birds on Your Windows PC

by Feb 08, 2011

Jealous of Mac users who got Angry Birds on the Mac App Store before you did on Windows? Get even with a download of Angry Birds for Windows. Through Intel’s App Up website, an app store for Windows netbooks, Windows users can download and install Agry Birds on their Windows machines. The download is currently…Continue Reading

How to Set Preferred Wireless Networks in Windows 7

by Feb 04, 2011

If you find that Windows 7 is connecting to other wireless networks instead of your own you may have a problem with the order of preferred wireless networks on your computer. To correct this issue you simply need to tell Windows 7 which network to connect to first. In this guide I will show you…Continue Reading

How to Import a Physical Computer to Parallels

by Jan 31, 2011

Did you recently switch from Windows to Mac and would like to access your Windows applications, settings, and documents without having to drag the PC around? If so, you may want to consider transferring your Windows PC to a virtual machine in Parallels. Parallels ships with Transporter, an application that allows you to transfer a…Continue Reading

How to Uninstall Applications in Windows 7

by Jan 21, 2011

When was the last time you played that one video game you bought two years ago? Or how about that program to edit photos you never used? If you find that there are a couple of applications that are either outdated or you simply don’t use, then you can do yourself and the computer a…Continue Reading

How to Customize the Windows 7 Shutdown Button

by Jan 19, 2011

Do you prefer that the shutdown button on Windows 7 place your computer in sleep mode instead of shutting it down? If so, you’re in luck, Window 7 provides users with the ability to customize what the shutdown button does. The guide below will show you how to customize the shutdown button in Windows 7….Continue Reading

How to Change the Screen Resolution in Windows 7

by Jan 12, 2011

Do icons and text appear very large on the screen? Are you having a hard time reading the small text on the screen? Chances are that your monitor’s resolution is set to a level that is not right for you. This guide will show you how to change your screen’s resolution so that you can…Continue Reading

Microsoft Makes Technology More Affordable with Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

by Jan 12, 2011

Today Microsoft introduced Windows MultiPoint Server 201, a new operating system aimed at educational institutions that allows schools to run multiple Windows instances from one computer. The new OS enables educational institutions to implement Shared Resource Computing (SRC) which would help schools with ever decreasing budgets. The system works by allowing users to run multiple…Continue Reading

Download Additional Windows 7 Themes from Around the World

by Dec 21, 2010

In a recent post on the Windows Experience blog, Jennifer Shepherd revealed some of the information on how the beautiful Windows 7 themes were created. She also revealed that in the Windows Personalization website users can download additional country themes that supplement those that ship with Windows 7. For example, if you purchase a Windows…Continue Reading