This how-to guide goes through a number of well-known and some not so well-known methods for troubleshooting your wireless connectivity issues. Some of the points in this guide may be relevant to your situation, but by and large this guide is aimed at resolving issues on a specific computer and not troubleshooting your router itself.
Google Drive, is Google’s new cloud service which allows document, music, photo and other file sharing. It was launched earlier this year and this guide is designed to show you how to get the most out of it on your Android mobile.
This guide will show you just how easy it is to access your Windows shared folders on your Android phone or tablet. You can easily listen to music, stream a video, or copy a file from your Windows (or indeed any SMB) shared folders in just a few simple steps.
Tried various tricks to improve your Internet browsing speed and it still didn’t work? Here are 4 unknown, but useful tweaks you should use in Windows 7 to speed up your Internet browsing.
Creating a pdf file might be a simple task, but splitting a large pdf file into several smaller files is not. Here is how you can do it with ease in Windows.
Are you tired of WinRAR or Winzip pestering you to register? Well, 7-zip is a great completely free alternative that is just as powerful as either of these compression applications.
Simply put, Angry IP Scanner is a cross-platform port and IP scanner that could save you a lot of time if, for example, you’ve forgotten the IP address of a device on your network. Or if you’re trying to troubleshoot a a service running on one of your computers. Or if you’re just wondering what […]
Have you been wondering what this whole newsgroup fuss is about? Usenet is one of the oldest parts of the internet, and millions of people download vast amounts of content from it. There are often tricky aspects to doing so, however, with the need to download multipart files, recombine them, check them for errors and […]
In my work as an IT professional, I’ve recently been encountering a whole swathe of “iertutil.dll” errors on Windows XP machines. I believe this issue is also affecting some Windows Vista installations, however the solutions below are only tested on XP.
As an avid user of Dropbox, I was delighted to see that there is a useful application which can automate many tasks that would otherwise eat up my valuable time. It’s called Dropbox Automator, and it’s here to make your life easier. Essentially it allows you to automate a number of different actions on files […]
Another quarter, another superphone. This time it’s the Google Samsung Galaxy Nexus, with its pimped out 4.6” 1280×720 Super AMOLED display and the tasty Ice Cream Sandwich update to Android. How does it stack up to the recent competition, you might wonder, read on to find out!
Many of us have fast internet connections as measured by overall total capacity, but rarely see maximum throughput. For example, I have a 100 megabit cable connection, but when I download a file via HTTP, I’m lucky to see more than 500KB/sec for that single file. Thankfully, there are ways to max out your connection. […]
If you’ve just bought a fancy new solid state drive, you might want to move a select few games across for improved performance and loading times. You may also just be running out of space on your main drive and feel like relocating a game to a secondary hard drive. Unfortunately the guys at Valve […]
For a normal Windows 7 users, most of the time, you will just accept the default setting of the operating system and not change too much of its internal settings so as to reduce the chances of breaking the system. However, there are some of us who love to tweak the settings to make our […]
Some of us like our PC to always be ready when we enter the room. Waiting for the system to boot up can be annoying. Thankfully, there is a solution that allows you to schedule startups and shutdowns to save you time, and possibly reduce your electricity bill. Startup on schedule This step will vary […]
Have you ever noticed that something other than your files seems to be eating away at your drive space? If you’re an uber-nerd like myself, you may have indeed selected all your folders in explorer, viewed their properties and wondered why the total is lower than the total space in use on the drive. Time […]
Today, we are going to take a closer look at the inbuilt remote assistance offering that Windows has had since XP. This can be an invaluable tool if you want to be able to provide help to your friends or family over your home network, or over the Internet. One thing to bear in mind […]
Many of you have probably been using Windows 7 for quite a while now. It’s really quite a solid operating system, with stability and functionality far exceeding anything Microsoft has offered before. You may, however, be unaware of one of the great productivity advantages that Windows offers you. That is keyboard integration, which is far more advanced […]