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How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

Most of us tend to overlook this, but it is very important to control the resource usage of your applications. When an application misbehaved, it can cause other programs to work erratically. If your system runs out of CPU or memory, the programs has to stop until those resources become available. Since the first version […]

How To Block Specific Programs In Windows 7

How To Block Specific Programs In Windows 7

AppLocker is a new Windows 7 feature that will allow you to control the usage of your computer’s applications. Just a quick list of things you can do with this new function: Restrict apps to inexperience users: How many times have you lost an entire day because your children have clicked on the wrong button? […]

A Quick Look At Ubuntu One For Windows Public Beta

A Quick Look At Ubuntu One For Windows Public Beta

Canonical’s own cloud storage service – Ubuntu One has been quite mature in its own Ubuntu platform. The previous news was that a version of Ubuntu One for Windows is coming soon and could bring the cloud service up a notch. Well, that day has arrived. Ubuntu One for Windows is now in beta and […]

Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Windows 7 came with a very interesting feature called Windows XP mode. This feature allows you to setup a Windows XP virtual machine inside Windows 7 and execute any Windows XP’s program from it. If you are an advanced user, for sure you know about VirtualBox, which has been covered plenty of times in Make […]

How To Create A System Repair Disc in Windows 7

How To Create A System Repair Disc in Windows 7

I don’t know when you are going to have your next computer disaster but I’m sure you are going to have one. You can be sure that eventually you are going to suffer from one of the following issues: An electrical failure A virus infection A fault in your operating system A faulty driver Any […]

3 Native Tools to Help You Troubleshoot Your Problems In Windows 7

3 Native Tools to Help You Troubleshoot Your Problems In Windows 7

Having problems with your Windows 7? It will be a surprise if you don’t have a problem. How many times, for example, a problem with your network settings has stopped your internet connection? It’s something so common that we have already memorized the system restoration steps by heart, or worst still, reinstall the whole OS. […]

How to Reinstall Windows 7 Without Formatting the Hard Drive

How to Reinstall Windows 7 Without Formatting the Hard Drive

It is very common for WIndows OS to become sluggishly after some time, but when it reaches the point where you can’t get anything to run properly, you know that it is time to do a re-installation. For my Windows 7 machine, after countless installation/uninstallation of various applications (all for testing purpose), it starts to […]

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 […]

The Easiest Way to Set Gmail As The Default Email Handler in Windows

The Easiest Way to Set Gmail As The Default Email Handler in Windows

In almost all version of the Windows OS, the default email application is always Outlook. For those who are using Gmail and want to use it as the default email client, what you can do is to configure Outlook to use Gmail as the default account so that whenever you click on a mailto link, […]

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 […]