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Remove Write-protection Error from USB drives or Pendrive

Remove Write-protection Error from USB drives or Pendrive

One of our readers has asked for this solution and hence as the post title says we will be trying to fix a very common error faced by many USB Drive users. This post includes four different solution sets for removing the write protection error for USB drives or simply pendrives. Primary Checks Prior to […]

How to Backup Registry in Windows 7

How to Backup Registry in Windows 7

We know that it is important to backup all our data in the computer, but do you know that it is important to backup your Windows registry as well? The registry is the database that contains all the configuration options and settings for the Windows OS. When a virus struck, this is often the first […]

How to Remove or Change Administrator Password In Windows XP

How to Remove or Change Administrator Password In Windows XP

Sometimes you need to access your administrator account without password because you have already forgotten it. If there is a guest account created earlier, then there is no issue here. Otherwise you will need to format your computer. Here we are going to discuss a technique which you can change or remove your administrator account […]

Free Download: WinX HD Video Converter

Free Download: WinX HD Video Converter

Who doesn’t love free stuff, especially when it is a top-grade software. From time to time, we collaborate with various software developers to provide free download for our readers. This time round, the latest software available for free download is WinX HD Video Converter (orignially $39.95). WinX HD Video Converter is a professional video converter […]

Wally: A Cross Platform Wallpaper Changer

Wally: A Cross Platform Wallpaper Changer

Wallpapers breathe life into a desktop. But the same wallpaper can be boring after some days. if you want to automatically rotate wallpapers in your desktop, Wally is just the tool you need. It’s a cross platform wallpaper rotator that can rotate wallpapers in your desktop from multiple sources. You need not save wallpapers from […]

How to Hide Running Windows Programs and Active Windows

How to Hide Running Windows Programs and Active Windows

While working with multiple programs and open windows, you would often want to hide some applications or programs that you aren’t using. May be you are working on a word document and do not want to get disturbed by your Instant messenger window. Or may be you are working in a corporate environment and do […]

How to Create New User Profiles in Firefox and Google Chrome

How to Create New User Profiles in Firefox and Google Chrome

User profiles are a set of information for a browser that includes bookmarks, addons, passwords, browsing cache, general settings etc. This user profiles let you use different instances of the browser from a single installation. This post will help you create multiple user profile for two mostly used browsers Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

How to Install KDE in Windows

How to Install KDE in Windows

For over a decade, KDE has supplied Linux and Unix users with a graphical desktop environment and a suite of useful applications. It has become one of the most popular desktop environments and is the default on many Linux distributions. With the coming of KDE 4, developers promised native KDE applications running on Windows. While the current […]

How to Enable Photoshop Save For Web Feature in GIMP

How to Enable Photoshop Save For Web Feature in GIMP

In case you are not aware, GIMP is an open source image editing software that is bundled in most Linux distro and is touted as the closest alternative to Photoshop. It comes with plenty of toolset and filters for you to create/edit your image, and the best thing of all, it is free. However, as […]

Five Free Clipboard Managers for Windows

Five Free Clipboard Managers for Windows

The default Windows Clipboard Manager, known as Office Clipboard, does not offer much functionality that would be useful to many people. It can hold 24 items, either text or images, that can be used throughout the different Microsoft Office applications. If a person adds a 25th one, the oldest item gets deleted. There is copy […]

Mobile Media Converter: A Cross-platform No-Brainer Media Converter

Mobile Media Converter: A Cross-platform No-Brainer Media Converter

Fancy a media converter that works in all Operating Systems and supports most of the widely used multimedia format? Look no further, Mobile Media Converter could just be the one for you. The Mobile Media Converter (MMC) is a free video and audio converter for converting between popular desktop media formats like MP3, Windows Media […]

Become A Technical Guru With Problem Steps Recorder

Become A Technical Guru With Problem Steps Recorder

How many times have you tried to teach your mum or old granny a simple task on the PC, but you never seem to be able to get the message across? Firefox? What is that? Browser? Browse what? … In MakeTechEasier, we understand how you feel, because we have been teaching people to do simple […]

Amaya: A Simple, Yet Useful Alternative to Dreamweaver

Amaya: A Simple, Yet Useful Alternative to Dreamweaver

While on a project, where money was scarce, we were scrambling around looking for a free or open source HTML editor that can provide us the same functionality as Adobe Dreamweaver. During my analysis of the different HTML editor out there, I came across Amaya. What intrigued me about it was that it was created […]

TonidoPlug: Your Personal Cloud Server in a Plug

TonidoPlug: Your Personal Cloud Server in a Plug

Putting all your stuffs and confidential data on the cloud may seems like a good idea as it allows you to access to them anytime, anywhere. However, it can become a totally bad decision when the security of the cloud server is compromised or the third party providers wind up their services and all your […]

The Top Three RSS Readers for PC Users

The Top Three RSS Readers for PC Users

In previous weeks, we have discussed the best RSS Readers for the Web and the Mac. This time we will be talking about the desktop-based RSS Readers for the PC. 1. FeedDemon FeedDemon is an application, made for the PC, created by the people behind NewsGator. It has numerous functionalities that will help enhance your RSS […]

Easily Create DVD Videos With WinX DVD Author (Free Download)

Easily Create DVD Videos With WinX DVD Author (Free Download)

[Windows only] As part of the WinX DVD range of product, Winx DVD Author is a cool tool that allows you to author and create your own DVD easily. For those who are looking for a professional, yet easy to use DVD authoring software, WinX DVD Author could be the one for you. At MakeTechEasier, […]

How Not to Place a Deleted File in the Recycle Bin

How Not to Place a Deleted File in the Recycle Bin

Whenever we need to delete a file/folder in Windows Explorer it does not delete the file/folder totally. Instead it places a copy of the file/folder in the Recycle Bin. And again we have to go to the Recycle Bin, locate the file & then delete it again to remove it completely. But let me show you how to tweak the settings of Windows which will completely delete a file/folder whenever we delete a file using the Windows Explorer.