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Process Hacker: A Better Alternative to Windows Task Manager

Process Hacker: A Better Alternative to Windows Task Manager

Windows Task manager is good for general users, but if you want in-depth information about currently running Windows processes, services or running applications – you will need a better task management utility. There are tons of task management apps available for free but Process Hacker seems to be the most feature rich and popular among […]

How to Change the Default Download Location In IE 9 [Quick Tips]

How to Change the Default Download Location In IE 9 [Quick Tips]

In Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), the default download location is the Downloads folder in your user profile. However, some (if not, most) of you donot like this default download location and are looking for the ways to change it. For me, I prefer to place all my downloads on the Desktop. This is how you […]

Linux Gaming: Wine vs. Cedega vs. CrossOver Games

Linux Gaming: Wine vs. Cedega vs. CrossOver Games

In previous posts, I have highlighted some of the outstanding new native Linux games that are coming out soon or have been out but may not be well known. For many Linux gamers, however, the pool of native Linux games is still too small. As most already know, it is possible to play some Windows […]

SafeCopy – 3Gb of Automatic Backup Solution, Accessible Anywhere

SafeCopy – 3Gb of Automatic Backup Solution, Accessible Anywhere

We here at Make Tech Easier have talked about many backup options. Each one has their merits and is well worth looking into. Depending on your needs, one may be better than another. That being said, SafeCopy is another automatic backup option for your Windows or Apple machine. The beauty of the automatic backups is […]

4 Tools to Edit The Context Menu in Windows

4 Tools to Edit The Context Menu in Windows

The context menu is the small window that popup when you right click your mouse. When you right click your mouse on a file/folder, the context menu will show a list of useful options for you to choose. The bad thing is, it is usually not configurable by default. For example, while keeping Firefox as […]

How to Resize Video In Mac, Windows and Linux

How to Resize Video In Mac, Windows and Linux

Occasionally, while editing videos, we might need to resize it and change the screen resolution. It could be because the video screen size is too big to be uploaded to YouTube, or you need to enlarge a small video to fill up your large monitor. Previously, we have mentioned several software for video editing, compression […]

How to Control Windows Startup Programs Without Special Software

How to Control Windows Startup Programs Without Special Software

It’s amazing how many special pieces of software there are for the simple task of managing Windows’ startup items. Especially considering the fact that Microsoft has long included a tool in most versions of Windows for just this purpose. It’s called msconfig, and it’s been there all along waiting to help you speed up your […]

Snippet: How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 in Windows

Snippet: How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 in Windows

For those who have installed Internet Explorer 9 beta last week, you will find your previous installation of Internet Explorer been replaced by this latest version. In addition, when you try to uninstall the application (via Control panel), you will find that you won’t be able to do so, simply because the IE 9 entry […]