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6 Screen Rulers to Make Your Image Fit

6 Screen Rulers to Make Your Image Fit

Since I started blogging for Make Tech Easier, I have had to ensure that all my photos and screenshots did not exceed the maximum size for the post. While there are numerous photo-editors that could cut down a pictures dimensions, it is often better to ensure that the original screenshot you take is of appropriate […]

How to Run Multiple Instances of Dropbox in Windows 7

How to Run Multiple Instances of Dropbox in Windows 7

There is really no doubt about the usefulness of Dropbox. You can backup your files to the cloud and sync your documents across various computers/operating system/devices. While everything is good about it, the bad thing is that you can’t access multiple Dropbox accounts on the same computer simultaneously. There are plenty of reasons why most […]

Free Giveaway: iCare Data Recovery Software

Free Giveaway: iCare Data Recovery Software

Thanks to the team from iCare Recovery team, we got another free software giveaway for all of you. Today free giveaway is iCare Data Recovery. iCare Data Recovery Software is dedicated in most frequently data recover like formatted hard drive, MBR (Mast Boot Record) corrupted, bad boot sector, drive inaccessible, partition unreadable, partition deleted, software […]

Free <strike>Giveaway</strike> Software Download: Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition

Free Giveaway Software Download: Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition

We just received a tip off from Easeus that they are offering their latest release of Data Recovery Wizard for FREE. Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is a powerful data recovery software that allows you to recover 1 GB data free of charge. It solves all data loss problems – recover files emptied from Recycle […]

How to Add Tags in Windows Files For Quick and Easy Searching

How to Add Tags in Windows Files For Quick and Easy Searching

Searching for files or folders in Windows can be a bit tricky, if you are not aware of the location where the file or folder is stored. You can use the search box from Windows start menu and search for a file, folder, program etc, but there are some problems with the default Windows file search: […]

Free Giveaway: Advanced SystemCare Pro

Free Giveaway: Advanced SystemCare Pro

We just received a tip off from IObit that they are celebrating their 5th anniversary and is giving off their Advanced SystemCare PRO Edition for FREE for a limited time. Advanced SystemCare PRO provides an always-on, automated, all-in-one PC Healthcare Service with anti-spyware, privacy protection, performance tune-ups, and system cleaning capabilities. This powerful and award-winning […]

Snippet: Remove the Username from Windows XP Start Menu

Snippet: Remove the Username from Windows XP Start Menu

Previously, we have written how you can change the look and usability of Windows XP start menu and make it look like Windows Vista. By default, the start menu in Windows XP shows the name of the logged in user at the top. This is fine, but may lead to problems when you are working […]

How to Easily Create Abstract Wallpaper In Gimp

How to Easily Create Abstract Wallpaper In Gimp

Just about everyone loves a good looking abstract desktop background, but not everyone agrees on exactly what defines “good looking”. There are dozens of websites that specialize in these types of images, but you have to sift through hundreds, sometimes thousands, to find one you really like. Sometimes, after all the searching, the one you […]

Snippet: Remove IE As The Default Web Browser in Windows 7

Snippet: Remove IE As The Default Web Browser in Windows 7

Most, if not all, browsers provide you with the option to set it as the default web application in your system. The problem is, even though you have set Firefox or Google Chrome as your default, Windows 7 will still open some of the links in Internet Explorer. To completely remove IE as the “internal […]

How to Use Word 2010 As An Offline Blog Editor

How to Use Word 2010 As An Offline Blog Editor

Most Windows users and bloggers will agree that Windows Live Writer is one of the best blogging editor around. However, unknown to many, Microsoft Office Word (since version 2007) also comes with blog editing feature that you can quickly setup without having to install any extra software. With the release of Microsoft Office 2010 in […]

How to Enable Mac’s Hot Corners In Windows

How to Enable Mac’s Hot Corners In Windows

One of the features that I like best in Mac OSX is the built-in hot corners feature. By specifying the action for each corner of the screen, I can quickly get my Mac to do stuff with the flick of the mouse to the respective corners. For example, when I move my mouse to the […]

How to Lock Your Windows PC Using Your USB Drive

How to Lock Your Windows PC Using Your USB Drive

Have you ever watched geeky movies in which some tech guy uses a USB stick to log in and out of his PC? Wasn’t that great? So much like you I also fascinated to do something similar on my office PC as there is always someone who keeps peeking when I’m not at desk. Predator […]

Syncless: An Easy Way to Synchronize Folders in Windows

Syncless: An Easy Way to Synchronize Folders in Windows

Do you work with a lot of folders and feel lost when you have to find a certain file kept in one of the folders whose location you don’t know? Do you perform regular backup jobs and need a simple tool which can backup the contents of some folders in your removable drive? Do you […]

How to Install Multiple Windows Applications In Only 6 Clicks

How to Install Multiple Windows Applications In Only 6 Clicks

Have you ever been surfing the web or reading an article and came across a application or site that solves a very simple problem? A problem that, up until that point, you just dealt with because that’s how things are? When you read a little about this amazing problem solver you say “DAMN! I wish […]

How to Manage Google Docs Documents From Microsoft Outlook

How to Manage Google Docs Documents From Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is by far the best email client for Windows. It helps you to manage all your emails, set up contact lists, plan meetings, schedules and so much more. You can also use Microsoft Outlook to read Google Reader feeds as well. So is Google Docs – one of the best online office applications […]

How to Burn a Windows 7 ISO Image to a DVD

How to Burn a Windows 7 ISO Image to a DVD

Instead of buying a brand new Windows 7 DVD, some of you might opt to download the ISO image from the Microsoft site and burn it to a DVD yourself. The problem is, a great percentage of the common mass is facing problem getting the ISO image onto the DVD. In this article we will […]

How To Take Secure Remote Backups Using SSH

How To Take Secure Remote Backups Using SSH

A couple of weeks back Damien posted an excellent tutorial on securing your internet connection using SSH. In his post, he explains what SSH is as well as the SSH Tunneling method that he uses to secure the internet traffic. Today, I’ll be taking you through another tutorial that involves using SSH to take backups […]

How to Backup Drivers in Windows

How to Backup Drivers in Windows

When you perform a system format, all the data stored in your operating system drive is cleaned, which means you lose all the software you have installed and the default Windows drivers. After the system format, you can reinstall the latest version of the popular software applications with ease, but this is not the case […]