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Restore the Show Desktop Icon In Windows 7

Restore the Show Desktop Icon In Windows 7

Windows XP came with the Show Desktop icon, a component that many users got used to. It helped as a make easy tool for accessing the desktop while working on some other open window. On clicking on the icon, the window got minimized and the desktop appeared for easy access to the user. However, Microsoft […]

XMind: A Cross-platform Mind-mapping Solution

XMind: A Cross-platform Mind-mapping Solution

The human mind can be a beautiful thing. Great human minds have constructed towering structures, synthesized cures for diseases, and created works of art that inspire millions with hope and compassion. But even the best of minds need a little help, and often times, the more a person has floating around in his/her mind, the […]

How to Prevent Windows From Restarting After An Automatic Update

How to Prevent Windows From Restarting After An Automatic Update

There is no doubt that Windows 7 is a much better operating system than Windows XP and Vista, but one thing never seems to change: You have to restart your computer every time it performs an update. Perhaps I am just too used to the way that Linux system can update itself without restarting, and […]

Get Mac OS X Features On Windows With Macomfort

Get Mac OS X Features On Windows With Macomfort

Gone are those days when you would have a sleek PC in your cabin and think you know it all. Today, more and more people are experimenting with different operating systems like Linux, Mac OS X and Chrome OS. But let’s face it – buying a brand new Mac isn’t everyone’s cup of tea as […]

Codysafe – Carry Your PC Wherever You Go

Codysafe – Carry Your PC Wherever You Go

We have work to do and we have places to go for completing those tasks. So it is an obvious necessity to carry your working tools along. If that means digital documents, our USB drives comes to rescue. And very recently, the dominance of portable tools has also made the job a lot more easier, […]

How to Create a Backup System Image in Windows 7

How to Create a Backup System Image in Windows 7

Even the tallest building in the World will come crashing down one day, not to mention your vulnerable operating system. The question is: when your system crashed, do you have the required backup to get it up and running again? In Windows 7, there is this feature that allows you to clone your system to […]

How to Maximize Your Windows Experience

How to Maximize Your Windows Experience

This is a guest post by Barbara Williams It’s not the operating system of connoisseurs; rather, it is the masses who follow herd mentality and go with Windows, the OS that we all love to hate, but which we cannot live without nonetheless. Yes, the original software is expensive and there are numerous bugs in […]

How to Hide Confidential Data In Text Files

How to Hide Confidential Data In Text Files

If you have some important confidential data, would you store them in a text file? I bet the answer is No. In this article, we are going to show you how you can easily hide your data inside a text file. You didn’t read me wrong. I am referring to the simple unencrypted unsecure text […]

100 Free Windows Software For Your Daily Use

100 Free Windows Software For Your Daily Use

Two years back, we compiled a list of 100 useful software that you can install for daily usage. Two years down the road, some of the software in the list are already outdated or no longer available and many new software emerge, so now we feel there is a need to recompile the list of […]

A Preview of KDE 4.4

A Preview of KDE 4.4

A highly anticipated release, KDE 4.4 has taken necessary steps to solidify the underlying Plasma technology of KDE 4 and add polish to the already shiny surface. This week, MakeTechEasier will take you on a preview of the upcoming KDE 4.4 release, scheduled for February 9. I recently installed Release Candidate 1 on my desktop […]

How to Share a 3G Wireless Connection in Windows 7

How to Share a 3G Wireless Connection in Windows 7

There will be times when you need to access Internet on multiple computers, but there is only one Internet access point available. What should you do? There is one solution: create a WIFI hotspot so you can share the Internet connection among multiple computers, or with your friends. Previously, we have covered how to create […]

MagicDisc Creates/Mounts/Unmounts Your Disc Images in Windows

MagicDisc Creates/Mounts/Unmounts Your Disc Images in Windows

With the increasing popularity of Netbooks, it is no surprise that virtual CD rom software is also getting more popular. Other than Virtual Clone Drive, Magic Disc is another free software that allows you to mount your image files in Windows. The difference is, MagicDisc allows you to create image file (ISO, BIN, IMG etc) […]

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

PHP is probably the single most popular scripting language on the Internet. Thousands of high profile websites including the likes of Facebook, Yahoo and WordPress.com are built using PHP. When used with MySQL, the PHP/MySQL combo is also an extremely popular stack for designing database enabled websites. One of the best things about the PHP/MySQL […]

Customize the Right Click Menu in Windows 7

Customize the Right Click Menu in Windows 7

Adding some extra features in the right click menu is a good practice to ease your work and save the time. You can add several items like Command prompt, Copy the contents to clipboard, CopyTo, MoveTo in your right click context menu in Windows7. These additions obviously will benefit you by saving your time. Let’s […]

5 Free PDF Converters for Windows Users

5 Free PDF Converters for Windows Users

Wouldn’t it be great if Windows comes with its own PDF converter? Unfortuately, it does not. With PDF being one of the preferred ways of protecting and sending documentation to others, we need a way to convert any document format into PDF. In case you are searching for such tool, here are five of the […]

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 […]

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, […]