My name's Jack and I'm a shameful Apple defector. I now run OS X and Windows 7 in harmony on my MacBook (give peace a chance). The first PC tip I learned was how to put a little piece of scotch tape over the write-protected tab on a floppy disk so you can overwrite it. I hope to share other such handy tips with you here at Digital Citizen (except, you know, relevant to the 21st century).
My name's Jack and I'm a shameful Apple defector. I now run OS X and Windows 7 in harmony on my MacBook (give peace a chance). The first PC tip I learned was how to put a little piece of scotch tape over the write-protected tab on a floppy disk so you can overwrite it. I hope to share other such handy tips with you here at Digital Citizen (except, you know, relevant to the 21st century).

Arhiva Autor

Play Any Video Format in Windows Media Player 12

In terms of file compatibility, Windows Media Player 12 is by far the most ecumenical to date Where Microsoft once tacitly shunned third-party file types - such as Apple's Quicktime (MOV) and DivX - it now supports an impressive number of file types out of the box Still, avid media...

How to Play Videos and DVDs in Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 plays video clips and DVDs as well as it does audio files Video clips in your library will automatically be organized for you and can be played easily with a click of a button In this tutorial, I'll show how to play imported and downloaded video clips and...

Shop Online & Use the Windows Media Guide with Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 has an answer to the iTunes store via its online store browsing capabilities You can browse Microsoft's own Windows Media Guide to check out free trailers, music videos and singles from top artists directly in Windows Media Player 12 Or you can visit other...

Top 7 Windows Media Player 12 Skins in 2010

In our earlier post, we showed you how to download, install and apply Windows Media Player 12 skins So, why not give your new found knowledge a whirl by checking out some of the top 7 Windows Media Player 12 skins that are worth a download These aren't being by any means the only...

How to Download, Install and Apply Skins in Windows Media Player 12

Skins have long been a staple of media players ever since Winamp 2x busted onto the scene in 1998 (over a decade ago!) Windows Media Player 7 was the first Microsoft media player software to support skinning and now the floodgates have been opened Because Windows Media Player 12 is...

7 Must Have Windows Media Player 12 Plug-ins

In an earlier tutorial, we showed you just how easy it is to extend the functionality of Windows Media Player 12 by installing plug-ins As a supplement to that guide, we figured we'd rundown the coolest Windows Media Player 12 plug-ins available for download You can find some of...

How to Install and Use Windows Media Player 12 Plug-ins

Plug-ins allow you to expand upon the core functionality of Windows Media Player 12 in various ways These plug-ins easily integrate into Windows Media Player 12 and can be enabled or disabled on the fly without irreversibly altering the way the application works In this tutorial,...

How to Create Playlists in Windows Media Player 12

Playlists allow you to create themed mixes or restrict playback to songs based on a certain criteria, such as your favorite songs, newly added songs and other parameters Creating, saving and editing Windows Media Player 12 playlists and auto playlists (sometimes called "smart...

How to Sort, Tag and Rate Pictures in Windows Media Player 12

Most Windows 7 users value Windows Media Player 12 because it allows them to conveniently and intuitively import, organize and find their audio and video files But did you know that Windows Media Player 12 can do the same for pictures Using Windows Media Player 12, you can sort,...

Importing Pictures from a Camera or Mobile Device into Windows 7

Windows 7 makes keeping track of your pictures incredibly easy, thanks to the Libraries feature But if you want to add pictures from a digital camera or mobile device to your Windows 7 Pictures Library, you'll have to import them Luckily, this is incredibly easy to do and we're...

How to Use Playback Enhancements in Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 is designed to replicate many of the features you'd see on a physical home stereo or theater system, complete with a mixer, EQ and other audio tweaking devices The software equivalent of the myriad knobs and sliders you'd see on high end stereo equipment are...

Stream Music Over Your Home Network with Windows Media Player 12

Earlier, we walked you through how to stream Windows Media Player 12 library over the Internet, which is a great way to take your movies, music and photos with you wherever you go But for a faster, more secure way to share media between Windows 7 machines, you can also share your...

Streaming Your Windows Media Player 12 Library Over the Internet

Windows Media Player 12 has one very cool feature which allows you to play your entire media library from any Windows 7 machine over the Internet That means everything: songs, videos, photos, even purchased media This is useful for when you want to enjoy your Windows Media Player 12...

How to Burn CDs and DVDs in Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 allows computers with built-in CD and/or DVD burners to quickly and easily create audio CDs, data CDs and Data DVDs This functionality makes creating mix CDs and copying audio CDs for playback in car stereos and other CD players incredibly simple Alternately,...