How To Shut Down PC Without Installing Updates

Shutdown PC

This must have happened to you many times when you are working on your PC or laptop and suddenly you look at the watch and notice that it’s time for you to go some important event. The moment you shut down your PC or laptop the windows starts updating. At that moment the windows halts shutting down but instead starts updating which takes quite some time and you are … [Read more...]

How To Install And Use GNOME Shell In Ubuntu

Ubuntu GNOME Shell

If you are tired of the same look of the Ubuntu and want to try some different slick new Linux desktop environment then give GNOME shell a try. It is the most flexible desktop option for Linux as it allows you to customize and add different features that might be missing from your installation. GNOME shell is the default interface which is available in GNOME 3. … [Read more...]

How To Create Shortcuts On Desktop And Run Them As Root In Ubuntu 11.10

Desktop Shortcuts Ubuntu

Creating shortcuts of your favorite program on your ubuntu desktop allows you to easily access and run the program. In our previous article about creating desktop shortcut in Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 we showed you how to install different packages and create the shortcut. In this guide we will tell you how to make the shortcut as the root which will not only … [Read more...]

How To Create Desktop Shortcuts In Ubuntu 11.04 And 11.10

Ubuntu Desktop Shortcut

If you have been using previous versions of Ubuntu then you must be familiar with the easy method of creating shortcuts of your favorite program on your desktop by jut right clicking on desktop and creating a launcher but in the newer version of Ubuntu you need to install certain packages to create shortcuts. So we have prepared a guide which will enable you to … [Read more...]

How To Sync Media Across Your Entire House By Using XBMC

Sync Media Using XBMC

If you have been looking for an easy solution with which you can stream media to any device in your house then XBMC is the easiest solution for you. It is a very easy and versatile program that keeps your media synced and up to date. It even syncs the playlist across your device. With XBMC you wont ever have to repeat the same movie or TV show again. With XBMC … [Read more...]

How To Use 64-Bit Internet Explorer On Windows

64 Bit Internet Explorer

64-Bit windows have been around for quite some time now and also with it you get a 64-bit version of explorer whether internet explorer or Mozilla Firefox. But lately no one have been using 64-bit explorer because most of the plugins that are available only work in the 32-bit versions of the explorer. But now adobe also has made their famous flash plugin … [Read more...]

4 Ways Which Will Allow You To Rename Files In Batch

Rename Files In Batch

You must have copied lot of files in your documents folder and they are numbered which can become confusing. You want to rename them according to the name of the folder they are in. But renaming many files one by one is very annoying and frustrating. So to relieve you we have prepared a guide in which we have outlined 4 different ways with which you can batch … [Read more...]

How To Set A Custom Logon Screen On Your Windows 7

Custom Logon Screen Windows 7

Every time you log in to your windows 7 computer first you are greeted with a log on screen. You can customize the log on screen with your own wallpaper to make it more interesting, You can do it easily without the use of any third party software as the setting to change the log on screen is hidden in the windows 7 settings. To make the log on screen more … [Read more...]

How To Assign A Static USB Drive Letter In Windows 7

Static USB Drive Letter

These days USB drives have become very cheap and small enough to be carried around easily. This enables us to carry our necessary files with us at all times and also allows us to restore our backups easily without the need for carrying around bulky device. So you have a USB drive with you with large capacity that you frequently use either for transferring files or … [Read more...]

How To Turn Your Windows 8 Laptop Into An Wi-Fi Hotspot

Laptop Into A Wifi Hotspot

You must have gone through our previous article on how to turn your windows 7 laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot and it must have helped you out a lot. But what happens if you are using a Windows 8 laptop? Well don’t worry because we have prepared a guide for you with which you can turn the laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot device and use its internet connection for your other … [Read more...]