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How To Remove Programs Completely in Windows

How To Remove Programs Completely in Windows

To get rid of a program in Windows, all you need to do is to go to the uninstallation corner (in the Control Panel) and uninstall the software. The question is, do you think that can really remove all traces of its presence? The answer is unlikely. Most of the uninstalled applications is not removed […]

M.A.R.S. – A Ridiculous Shooter, Indie Game Showcase

M.A.R.S. – A Ridiculous Shooter, Indie Game Showcase

At MakeTechEasier, we  have reviewed quite a handful of cross-platform indie games. The latest to catch our attention is M.A.R.S. – a ridiculous shooter (their words, not mine). Like some of the other favorites we have highlighted, M.A.R.S. is a 2D retro-style arcade game with some modern features like online multiplayer matches. The weird thing about […]

Folder Menu: A Simple, Yet Useful Way To Improve Your Productivity

Folder Menu: A Simple, Yet Useful Way To Improve Your Productivity

There are plenty of ways to increase your productivity and having a quick access to various shortcuts in definitely one of the most discussed way. Folder Menu is a AutoHotKey script that allows you to quickly jump to your favorite app/folder with a single mouse click. It is a small, yet powerful and highly customizable […]

ISO Workshop: Extract, Backup, Convert, and Burn ISO files

ISO Workshop: Extract, Backup, Convert, and Burn ISO files

ISO is a popular format for disc image files. These files act like an actual CD/DVD when mounted through a virtual drive program. People new to the ISO format often have trouble working with the files. This is mostly because the programs meant to handle ISO files are too complicated for the average computer user. […]

10 Things You Need To Know About Internet Explorer 9

10 Things You Need To Know About Internet Explorer 9

After lot of fanfare, Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) was finally released. It is touted as the best browser by Microsoft and comes with support for the latest technology in town. Well, that may sound a bit exaggerating, but IE9 did indeed come with several impressive features. In case you are wondering whether you should upgrade […]

7 Useful Windows Desktop Gadgets

7 Useful Windows Desktop Gadgets

One of the most interesting features of Windows 7 is the ability to add “gadgets” to your desktop. These are small apps that help display information and allow you to interact with your computer without launching other programmes. In this article I will outline how these gadgets can be installed, used and will also highlight […]

Remote Control Windows 7 With Your Android Phone

Remote Control Windows 7 With Your Android Phone

WIN Remote is an Android app that allows you to remote control your Windows 7 directly from your mobile. As compared to an earlier post on remote controlling your computer from Android, this app is much more polished and there are many features that are dedicated to Windows 7. To be able to remote control […]

Things That You Need To Know About Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Things That You Need To Know About Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Microsoft has recently released a service pack for its Windows 7 OS. In case you are not aware, the service pack is an update package issued by Microsoft to fix the bugs and to improve the performance of the OS. In some service packs, it might even add new functionality to the OS. What’s new […]

AudioGalaxy: The Easiest Way to Stream Music to Android And iOS

AudioGalaxy: The Easiest Way to Stream Music to Android And iOS

While there are many ways to stream music from your computer, most of them require you to do some setup and configuration, or require you to pay a fee. If you are looking for a way to stream music for free and with little or no setup, then AudioGalaxy could jolly well be the one […]

LangOver Helps You Change Your Typing Language Easily

LangOver Helps You Change Your Typing Language Easily

Not everyone uses the English keyboard. For those who are residing in Russia, or India, most probably you are using a Russian or Tamil keyboard. The problem with using a non-English keyboard is that you have to switch the locale everytime you want to type in English. In Windows, you can do that by using […]

CloudBerry Backup Review + Free Giveaway

CloudBerry Backup Review + Free Giveaway

When it comes to backing up data, most people will think of offloading your important documents to an external hard drive. Previously, we have covered various backup tools for Windows, and most (if not, all) of them use the same concept to backup your data: setup an external hard drive and schedule the software to […]

How to Limit Application CPU Usage In Windows

How to Limit Application CPU Usage In Windows

Previously, when we discussed the way to limit CPU usage of any process in Linux, many of you were asking how you can achieve the same effect in Windows. So here is it, the way to manage your application CPU usage in Windows. There are several ways that you can do so, but the easiest […]

Clean Your Computer With Magic Utilities 2011 + Free Giveaway

Clean Your Computer With Magic Utilities 2011 + Free Giveaway

Update: This free giveaway has ended. Keeping a Windows installation clean, trimmed and running efficiently can be difficult. There are multiple tools that we have suggested in the past to help with tasks such as deleting unnecessary files, stopping unnecessary programs from starting at launch, and uninstalling unused programs. However, you have to use multiple […]

Productively Manage Multiple Windows Using AquaSnap

Productively Manage Multiple Windows Using AquaSnap

If you are on a Windows machine, you know there is a severe shortage of pre-installed applications to help you manage your open windows. The best you can do with most versions of Windows is minimize using the Windows button + M. Windows 7 has some better features to help. Whether you are looking to […]

Nexus Radio: A Desktop Tool For Online Radio Streaming

Nexus Radio: A Desktop Tool For Online Radio Streaming

Be it a good friend’s party or just easing up your everyday work stress, music is a great way to set the mood right and be more productive at work. I am always plugged into new songs on my portable iPod or desktop computer, regardless of whatever I am doing. However, I also enjoy finding […]

Easy Samba Sharing Setup with KDE

Easy Samba Sharing Setup with KDE

Recently, I decided that instead of copying video files from one computer to another when I wanted to watch something on my TV, I would setup my network to stream the videos. I had previously tried NFS and UPnP, both without very impressive results. Therefore, I decided to try Samba, even though my perception of […]

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 […]