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How to Maximize Your Windows Experience

How to Maximize Your Windows Experience

This is a guest post by Barbara Williams It’s not the operating system of connoisseurs; rather, it is the masses who follow herd mentality and go with Windows, the OS that we all love to hate, but which we cannot live without nonetheless. Yes, the original software is expensive and there are numerous bugs in […]

How to Hide Confidential Data In Text Files

How to Hide Confidential Data In Text Files

If you have some important confidential data, would you store them in a text file? I bet the answer is No. In this article, we are going to show you how you can easily hide your data inside a text file. You didn’t read me wrong. I am referring to the simple unencrypted unsecure text […]

100 Free Windows Software For Your Daily Use

100 Free Windows Software For Your Daily Use

Two years back, we compiled a list of 100 useful software that you can install for daily usage. Two years down the road, some of the software in the list are already outdated or no longer available and many new software emerge, so now we feel there is a need to recompile the list of […]

A Preview of KDE 4.4

A Preview of KDE 4.4

A highly anticipated release, KDE 4.4 has taken necessary steps to solidify the underlying Plasma technology of KDE 4 and add polish to the already shiny surface. This week, MakeTechEasier will take you on a preview of the upcoming KDE 4.4 release, scheduled for February 9. I recently installed Release Candidate 1 on my desktop […]

How to Share a 3G Wireless Connection in Windows 7

How to Share a 3G Wireless Connection in Windows 7

There will be times when you need to access Internet on multiple computers, but there is only one Internet access point available. What should you do? There is one solution: create a WIFI hotspot so you can share the Internet connection among multiple computers, or with your friends. Previously, we have covered how to create […]

MagicDisc Creates/Mounts/Unmounts Your Disc Images in Windows

MagicDisc Creates/Mounts/Unmounts Your Disc Images in Windows

With the increasing popularity of Netbooks, it is no surprise that virtual CD rom software is also getting more popular. Other than Virtual Clone Drive, Magic Disc is another free software that allows you to mount your image files in Windows. The difference is, MagicDisc allows you to create image file (ISO, BIN, IMG etc) […]

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

PHP is probably the single most popular scripting language on the Internet. Thousands of high profile websites including the likes of Facebook, Yahoo and WordPress.com are built using PHP. When used with MySQL, the PHP/MySQL combo is also an extremely popular stack for designing database enabled websites. One of the best things about the PHP/MySQL […]

Customize the Right Click Menu in Windows 7

Customize the Right Click Menu in Windows 7

Adding some extra features in the right click menu is a good practice to ease your work and save the time. You can add several items like Command prompt, Copy the contents to clipboard, CopyTo, MoveTo in your right click context menu in Windows7. These additions obviously will benefit you by saving your time. Let’s […]

5 Free PDF Converters for Windows Users

5 Free PDF Converters for Windows Users

Wouldn’t it be great if Windows comes with its own PDF converter? Unfortuately, it does not. With PDF being one of the preferred ways of protecting and sending documentation to others, we need a way to convert any document format into PDF. In case you are searching for such tool, here are five of the […]

How to Install KDE in Windows

How to Install KDE in Windows

For over a decade, KDE has supplied Linux and Unix users with a graphical desktop environment and a suite of useful applications. It has become one of the most popular desktop environments and is the default on many Linux distributions. With the coming of KDE 4, developers promised native KDE applications running on Windows. While the current […]

How to Create a Virtual Machine of Your Existing Windows Operating System

How to Create a Virtual Machine of Your Existing Windows Operating System

A virtual machine is a software, that lets you create and run a separate operating system in your existing computer system. You can boot the virtual machine from the parent operating system and run just like another software application. For example: If you are using Windows xp, you can install popular virtualization software like Windows […]

Easily Create DVD Videos With WinX DVD Author (Free Download)

Easily Create DVD Videos With WinX DVD Author (Free Download)

[Windows only] As part of the WinX DVD range of product, Winx DVD Author is a cool tool that allows you to author and create your own DVD easily. For those who are looking for a professional, yet easy to use DVD authoring software, WinX DVD Author could be the one for you. At MakeTechEasier, […]

How To Organize Windows Folders and Applications in Multiple Tabs

How To Organize Windows Folders and Applications in Multiple Tabs

Imagine a situation when you have a lot of applications and windows open and you have to constantly switch different windows. This takes away the focus from your work and kills your precious time. What if we could arrange all the windows folders and running applications in tabs just as we open multiple websites in […]

How To Display Hidden Files and Folders In Windows

How To Display Hidden Files and Folders In Windows

There are a number of reasons why certain files or folders may be hidden in Windows. Firstly, some system files and folders are hidden by default so users don’t accidentally delete them or change them. This setting comes in from Microsoft. Secondly, you or other users of your computer might have hidden some files and […]

3 Free and Useful AntiVirus Software for Windows

3 Free and Useful AntiVirus Software for Windows

Having a reliable antivirus software is something that every Windows user should have on his/her own computer. However, these antivirus tools are usually very expensive and use up way too much computer memory. Here are three open source free antivirus software for Windows. They have functionality that will give you the ability to protect your […]

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7

If statistics are anything to go by, Internet Explorer is the biggest and the most popular browser on the Internet. Of course, all of us geeks here know that statistics are not always correct … or fun. But, well, the truth is that IE owns anywhere between 60-70 percent of the browser market and despite […]

Managing Windows StartUp Items With Chameleon

Managing Windows StartUp Items With Chameleon

Several of the most troublesome problems that Windows users face – viruses, trojans, bloated softwares – reside in the start up items. So it would be logical that we should watch all the citizen of StartUp Menu carefully. Unfortunately, those annoying programs have an amazing initiative to add themselves to list of start up items. […]