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How to Share Folders in Ubuntu & Access them from Windows 7

  • tutorial
  • George Grigoriţă
  • 09.02.2011
In a previous tutorial I have shown how to enable the sharing service in Ubuntu and change the Workgroup so that it is the same with all the other computers in your network, thus making networking between Ubuntu and Windows 7 easier. In this tutorial...
Language

How to Uninstall a Windows 7 Display Language with Vistalizator

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 19.01.2011
It is time to continue our series on working with display languages by showing how to remove a display language installed using the Vistalizator tool. As you will see in this tutorial, the procedure is not very complicated. To learn all the required steps, click...
Language

Install & Change to a New Display Language in Windows 7 with Vistalizator

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.01.2011
In a previous article, we covered how to install and change to a new display Language in Windows 7 Home and Professional using the only method provided by Microsoft. Even if that solution works without problems, it is limited because it supports a small number...
Language

Install & Change to a New Display Language in Windows 7 Home & Pro

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 12.12.2010
Recently, we published a tutorial on how to install and change to a new display Language in Windows 7 Ultimate & Enterprise. However, Windows 7 Ultimate is not widely used when it comes to home users. At that time, we promised to show in an...
Language

Install & Change to a New Display Language in Windows 7 Ultimate

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 08.12.2010
If you buy a laptop from a different country and Windows 7 comes pre-installed, most probably you will want to change the display language to the one used in your country. The same when, for example, you want to give a computer as a gift...
Command Prompt (CMD)

Command Prompt - The Most Powerful & Least Used Windows Tool

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 06.12.2010
At the beginning of 2010, we started a series on system recovery tools for Windows 7. Little did we know that the series would expand tremendously and, in the end, we would cover quite extensively a very old and misunderstood tool: the Command Prompt. While...
Printer

Installing a Shared Network Printer in Windows Vista

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 13.09.2010
We will continue our series on home networking topics with an article about how to install a network printer shared by a computer with almost any operating system on a Windows Vista computer. Before going to the installation process, make sure you check the recommended...

Play Any Video Format in Windows Media Player 12

  • misc
  • Jack Busch
  • 24.08.2010
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...
Disk Defragmenter

How To Use the Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter

  • tutorial
  • Florina Muntenescu
  • 27.06.2010
In Windows 7, Microsoft modified the inner-workings of the defragmentation process and redesigned the graphical interface of the Disk Defragmenter tool. This version provides great control over the process and, like previous versions, allows the scheduling of run times. To learn more about what defragmentation...
Repair

How to Fix Windows 7 using Startup Repair

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 25.06.2010
Windows 7 offers by default some interesting tools designed to help you fix certain system problems. I will continue the mini-series on the subject of recovery tools and show how to use the Startup Repair tool to scan and fix Windows 7 boot problems. [DC-SUMMARY-BREAK]...
Media Player

How to Play Videos and DVDs in Windows Media Player 12

  • tutorial
  • Jack Busch
  • 04.06.2010
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...
File extensions

How to Customize File Types, AutoPlay & Default Programs Settings

  • misc
  • Florina Muntenescu
  • 31.05.2010
One of the things that became obvious after publishing our series on how to set default programs, associate file types and set up AutoPlay settings, is that Windows 7 has limited capabilities for setting all these things. Fortunately for us, there are third party programs,...
Windows Media Player

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

  • tutorial
  • Jack Busch
  • 26.05.2010
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...

Top 7 Windows Media Player 12 Skins in 2010

  • misc
  • Jack Busch
  • 14.05.2010
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...

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

  • tutorial
  • Jack Busch
  • 03.05.2010
Skins have long been a staple of media players ever since Winamp 2.x 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...

7 Must Have Windows Media Player 12 Plug-ins

  • misc
  • Jack Busch
  • 14.04.2010
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...

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

  • tutorial
  • Jack Busch
  • 12.04.2010
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...

How to Create Playlists in Windows Media Player 12

  • tutorial
  • Jack Busch
  • 31.03.2010
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 playlists") is...