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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 To Display Hidden Files and Folders In Windows

How To Display Hidden Files and Folders In Windows

There are a number of reasons why certain files or folders may be hidden in Windows. Firstly, some system files and folders are hidden by default so users don’t accidentally delete them or change them. This setting comes in from Microsoft. Secondly, you or other users of your computer might have hidden some files and […]

3 Free and Useful AntiVirus Software for Windows

3 Free and Useful AntiVirus Software for Windows

Having a reliable antivirus software is something that every Windows user should have on his/her own computer. However, these antivirus tools are usually very expensive and use up way too much computer memory. Here are three open source free antivirus software for Windows. They have functionality that will give you the ability to protect your […]

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7

If statistics are anything to go by, Internet Explorer is the biggest and the most popular browser on the Internet. Of course, all of us geeks here know that statistics are not always correct … or fun. But, well, the truth is that IE owns anywhere between 60-70 percent of the browser market and despite […]

Managing Windows StartUp Items With Chameleon

Managing Windows StartUp Items With Chameleon

Several of the most troublesome problems that Windows users face – viruses, trojans, bloated softwares – reside in the start up items. So it would be logical that we should watch all the citizen of StartUp Menu carefully. Unfortunately, those annoying programs have an amazing initiative to add themselves to list of start up items. […]

How to Install Ubuntu in Windows

How to Install Ubuntu in Windows

Here at MakeTechEasier, we’ve touched on Wubi here and there but have never really gone into detail on exactly what it can do and how it works. According to the website, Wubi is an officially supported Ubuntu installer for Windows users that can bring you to the Linux world with a single click. Wubi allows […]

How to Manage Your Email More Efficiently With Postbox

How to Manage Your Email More Efficiently With Postbox

I’ve been a web-mail kinda guy since a long time ago. I ditched my email clients (Mail, Entourage, and Thunderbird) and prefer to keep my GMail handy on any computer (or sometimes cellphone) that I use, wherever I am. But Postbox might just change my mind. This free open-source mail client (available for Mac and […]

How To Access Windows Live Skydrive From Your Desktop

How To Access Windows Live Skydrive From Your Desktop

Dropbox, Sugarsync and Zumodrive are some of the great online storage services that you can use to store, sync and access your files right from your desktop. However, they only offer a meagre free storage space (less than 5GB) that may not even be enough to backup your MP3 files. On the other hand, Windows […]

How to Mount ISO Images In Windows

How to Mount ISO Images In Windows

Mounting ISO images in your OS is a great way for you to view and run the content of the disk image without having to burn it into a CD/DVD. While Mac and Linux come with native support to mount ISO images in the system, Windows, regardless which version you are using, doesn’t come with […]

How To Install WordPress MU In Windows Localhost (With XAMPP)

How To Install WordPress MU In Windows Localhost (With XAMPP)

We are all familiar with WordPress, the popular software that makes blogging an easy and enjoyable task. WordPress MU is an extension of WordPress that gives you the capability to create multiple blogs in one domain. One good example of WordPress MU in action is WordPress.com. If you want to use WordPress MU on your […]

Control Your Windows Desktop With Mouse Gestures

Control Your Windows Desktop With Mouse Gestures

In Opera browser, there is this inbuilt mouse gestures function that allows you to control and automate your browser with mouse action. In Firefox, you can also install FireGestures to enable the mouse action feature. Now, how about bringing this little useful features to your Windows so you can control your desktop with a stroke […]

View .Docx Files With Word Viewer For Windows

View .Docx Files With Word Viewer For Windows

Is this a familiar scene for you?  Someone has sent you a file with the .docx extension and you can’t open it? Fear not, help is on the way. Since the early days of Office 2003, Microsoft has been offering a free download of an application called Word Viewer that allows users to open documents […]

Manage Your Ebook Library with Calibre

Manage Your Ebook Library with Calibre

How many times have you stared at the vast collection of ebooks that you have and wondered if there was a better way to keep track of them?  I certainly have. Time and time again I sift through my ebooks as I attempt to locate one that I knew I had somewhere. I knew that […]

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

I recently wrote about a great software utility that opened up a world of information about your motherboard, CPU, and RAM. Well, I have another great utility to tell you about, only this time it’s all about your graphics card. Though manufactured by different companies, GPU-Z from TechPowerUp does look a lot like the aforementioned […]

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

If knowledge is power, then CPU-Z from CPUID will make you feel like a superhero. This handy little tool was featured in the MakeTechEasier 101 best free computer software downloads list. CPU-Z is a Windows only tool that gathers information on some of the main hardware components of your computer. The information that it collects […]