Although computers suggest speed and efficiency, there are still a lot of time consuming tasks that take more time than they should. One of those tasks is renaming many files at once. For example, you may have found files with names that didn't suggest anything or were really hard to sort and thereby hard to find or work with. If you were to rename each file one by one, you would waste a lot of time. Luckily, Windows offers a quick way to rename a group of files in one go and we are going to share it with you in this article:
If you've always wanted to start exercising, to build a healthy body but didn't know where to begin, the Health and Fitness app from windows 8.1 could get you on the right path. You'll find workouts, diets and tips to help you get started on that dream body, and also to maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet after you reach your goal weight. Let's start and go through all the features that this app has to offer.
Sometimes, when you import videos into your computer, they end up being oriented incorrectly. This is particularly an issue with videos short with your smartphone, which can be shot in landscape or portrait mode. You can correct their orientation permanently by using Movie Maker, which you can get for free as part of Windows Essentials from Microsoft. This quick tutorial will show how to import such videos into Movie Maker, how to rotate and export them as new video with the correct orientation.
Don't you hate it when you accidentally deleted a file and you realize later that you absolutely need it? If it went to the Recycle Bin, it's easy to restore. But what if you permanently deleted it, with a Shift+Delete keyboard combination? Or you deleted it from a memory card or USB stick? Like the wedding photos from last week? Luckily, most times it is possible to recover those files. There are many tools that can help you do this. One of them is named Recuva, it is free and very popular. In this tutorial will show you how to recover deleted files using this application.
If you are a heavy Dropbox user, you may want to set your Windows Phone smartphone to automatically upload all the pictures you take, to your Dropbox account. This can be easily done, by following just a few steps. Here's how:
Dropbox is a very popular cloud storage service, which lets you store, access and share your files from almost everywhere. All you have to do is sign up for their services and become the owner of a Dropbox account. Then, you install and use one of the applications that they offer for all the major mobile platforms, including Windows Phone. This tutorial is going to show what you can do with the Dropbox app for Windows Phone. Let's get started:
I'm sure many have heard about programs that promise to eliminate all the bloat that comes preinstalled on our computers. Tools like PC Decrapifier, SlimComputer or Decrap have been recommended by many blogs and experts. But... do they really work? Are they really effective in removing all the bloatware and crapware from your computer? Learn the answer from this analysis:
The list of media players for Windows is very large, but despite the multiple alternatives, Windows Media Player still remains one of the most reliable media players on the market. Sure, there are a few usability features missing, but nothing absolutely critical. This is where Windows Media Player Plus! from BM production kicks in. This plug-in reintroduces the simplified use from earlier Windows Media Player versions and adds some other tweaks that correct some of the shortcomings of Windows Media Player 12 that may have steered you away initially. This is what makes Windows Media Player Plus! such a hot download:
In our previous tutorials about the Task Scheduler we showed you how to create scheduled tasks and how to manage them. However, there is one subject that we didn't cover yet. That is how to rename a task that's already created and scheduled. While it may seem a trivial action to some, things are not as simple as they appear to be. Let's see why, and how we can change that:
Not many people know about Windows Remote Assistance and how to use it to provide remote technical support to other Windows users. Therefore, in this tutorial we will cover this tool in detail and show you how it works. As you'll see, it works smoothly and you don't really need to install third-party software for a quick support session. Windows Remote Assistance will do the job just fine.