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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 […]

Blogging on Windows Live Writer 2011 [Review]

Blogging on Windows Live Writer 2011 [Review]

From the first day that I’ve started blogging, I found that using the web interface for Blogger and WordPress is a cumbersome task. Although, most apps seem to be moving to the web, there are some things, such as blogging, that I still prefer to do on the desktop. I have been a fan of […]

Video Converter Factory Pro Giveaway

Video Converter Factory Pro Giveaway

Video Converter Factory Pro is a powerful video converter that is capable of converting almost all frequently used video files. If you are looking for an all-in-one converter software. This got to be the one for you. I shall cut the crap and go into the main points. Video Converter Factory Pro supports a great […]

Improve Your Windows Performance With Mz 7 Optimizier

Improve Your Windows Performance With Mz 7 Optimizier

Previously, when I tried out the TweakNow PowerPack, I though that it is the most comprehensive tweak application around. How wrong was I. It is only when I tried out Mz 7 Optimizier did I  realize that it is more powerful than TweakNow. In short, Mz 7 Optimizer is a very sophisticated tweaking application for […]

MacX DVD Ripper Pro Free Giveaway

MacX DVD Ripper Pro Free Giveaway

If you are looking for ways to rip your DVD in Mac, you are not going to miss this deal! I have just received an email from Digiarty this morning that they are giving away their most popular software – MacX DVD Ripper – in celebration of the launch of their new site and the […]

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 Selectively Disable UAC Prompt For Certain Applications

How to Selectively Disable UAC Prompt For Certain Applications

Compared to Windows Vista, Windows 7 comes with a less annoying UAC (User Account Control) and also a mean to control how and when you want it to appear. However it is not perfect yet. There are several instances where it will show a prompt when you start an application, and that can be annoying […]

DragonDisk: A Free Amazon S3 Desktop Client For Linux And Windows

DragonDisk: A Free Amazon S3 Desktop Client For Linux And Windows

Amazon S3 is an useful web service that provides unlimited storage at a very cheap rate. It is a good place for people to backup their files to and also for webmasters to offload their images/scripts to reduce their server load. In Windows and Mac, there are several applications that allow you to access Amazon […]

5 Useful Ways To Utilize Your 25GB Skydrive Account

5 Useful Ways To Utilize Your 25GB Skydrive Account

Over the past few years, more and more companies are offering web-based versions of their software. In the same manner, more options for storage in the clouds are available. Here at Make Tech Easier, we have given you several ways to back up, sync and store things. Microsoft’s Skydrive is another such option. A couple […]

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 Convert Your Photo Library to Video

How to Convert Your Photo Library to Video

Whenever I am back from a family trip, the first thing I do is connect my Digital camera to the computer and copy all the photos to my hard drive. But the one problem which I regularly face regarding these photos is when the rest of the family members request to see the same on […]

How to Create Your Own Windows7 Theme

How to Create Your Own Windows7 Theme

A Windows 7 theme is nothing but a collection of wallpapers, visual styles, screensaver and some windows settings which gives a unique feel to your desktop. You can change settings of some visual elements like Window border color, different windows sounds and create a new environment – in short a unique Windows 7 theme. There […]

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 […]

PixelApp’s Magic Collage v2.3 [Free Giveaway]

PixelApp’s Magic Collage v2.3 [Free Giveaway]

Digital cameras allow us to take troves of pictures without worrying about where we will store them. However, there are very few creative ways of actually displaying these pictures. PixelApp Studio’s Magic Collage 2.3 solves this dilemma by creating beautiful collages from your image files. In this week giveaway, we will be giving away 10 […]

Snippet: How to Create Jumplist Items For Your Site For IE 9

Snippet: How to Create Jumplist Items For Your Site For IE 9

Internet Explorer 9 beta was released a few days ago and one of the feature includes the pinning of any site to the taskbar. With a simple dragging and dropping of the tab to the taskbar, any site can be pinned to the taskbar and the users can quickly click on the icon to launch […]

How to Set Up Your Own (Free) Dark Age of Camelot Server

How to Set Up Your Own (Free) Dark Age of Camelot Server

Before World of Warcraft, there was Dark Age of Camelot (DAoC). For those who haven’t played, it’s a medieval MMORPG originally from Mythic Entertainment, now owned by EA. It was DAoC that formed the basis of many of the game mechanics now found in Warhammer Online. Camelot is still alive today, but its popularity has […]