How to format a USB thumb drive to NTFS in Windows XP Go to my computer, click to the USB flash drive properties, in that click on Hardware, click on SanDisk Cruzer USB device, and then to its properties, then click to policies, in that click on the optimize for performance button, click ok. Again click ok on the properties icon.
This video reveals to us about the secret of ink cartridges. It is a very common problem faced by those people with ink printers that run out of ink, but this video shows us that even though it signals that we are running out of ink, do not throw the ink cartridge into the waste bin.
Did you just buy a TV tuner card, but don't know how to install it? Not willing to spend money hiring someone to do it? CNET Video shows you a step-by-step guide to install a TV tuner card.
This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do:
In this how-to video, you will learn how to disassemble an Acer Aspire Revo. First, unscrew the screw on the side of the laptop. From here, you must pull the top cover with the logo apart. This will be tough, but eventually it will be come off. A prying tool may be useful for this task. Now you will have access to the hard drive, RAM, CPU fan, processor, and wireless card. Now you are ready to perform any upgrades or repairs on your Acer Aspire. This video shows you the essential steps in ord...
This video tutorial will teach you how to use the onscreen keyboard on the HP touch smart. Very informative video that goes through several steps including teaching you how to add an event to your calendar. It starts by showing you how to add the event and then takes you through the keyboard and teaches you how to capitalize your words using the shift key as well as caps key. It demonstrates the input panel tab and how to move your panel as well, teaching you all the techniques for good use o...
Need to figure out if your cd has been written on or not? Here is a quick way to be able to tell the difference between a blank cd and a cd that has been written on. Obtain the techniques to be able to tell between a dvd and an audio cd that have been written on.
In this video, we learn how to use the Auslogics disk defrag on your computer. Fragmenting your computer will help move around your files and clean out items that you don't ever use so it can run quicker and perform better. First, open up the Disk Defragmenter on your computer and then go to the Auslogics website to download their disk defrag. After you have this installed, run it on your computer and let it go through the process of cleaning out your computer. Once it's finished, you will be...
The good old Zip Drive introduced by Iomega in late 1994 served its purpose as a medium-capacity removable disk storage system until obsolescence kicked in as it was replaced by flash drives as well as rewritable CDs and DVDs. This video presents a number of fun, DIY art projects that you can do with your old Iomega Zip Drive. Specifically, this how-to looks at how you can take your old Zip Drive and make of it a USB driver enclosure. For more, or to get started on your own Zip Drive project,...
The HP 2710p business notebook has a number of innovative security tools to make sure your data stays where you want it.
Get a new perspective on computing with an HP Tablet PC. HP's Tablet PCs are well-equipped personal notebooks, with a significant twist. The display turns around one hundred and eighty degrees, transforming your notebook into a flat tablet touchscreen PC.
Want to know how to remove the fans, heat sink and processor from your Mac Pro? This brief how-to will guide you through the process, the first necessary step of any upgrade or repair to either of the aforementioned parts. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their Mac Pros without actually disassembling their units.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install a 2G Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet on your Windows or Apple desktop or laptop computer. Happily, it's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
This video shows you a variety of hacks and mods for your Xbox 360, AppleTV and how to boost your wifi. You're shown how to make an antenna booster for your router, stream content to your Apple TV and upgrade the hard drive.
Looking for instructions on how to set up an use a PCsync cable? This brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started transferring files and folders from one Microsoft Windows PC to another with PCsync yourself, take a look.
Keyboards get really dirty from your hands, food, spilled drinks, pens, pencils and everything else that winds up on your desk. This video will show you a great way to clean you white Apple keyboard (wireless or wired) so that it shines like you just bought it. All you need is a handy cleaning product called Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. This will get all of the dirt off of your white keys that come with Mac computers. Make sure to clean the keys and the inside between all of these keys as well. Ma...
This video from Tekzilla.com tells viewers how to permanently delete a file from their computer without sending the file to the Recycle Bin. This is especially useful if you are low on space on your computer. However, make sure that you want to delete the file forever if you use this method! You will have a very, very hard time getting it back, assuming you are able to retrieve it at all.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a 2.5" hard drive into an external closure. This will take only about five minutes. You will need a small Phillips screwdriver. Make sure you use anti-static precautions before performing this procedure. Take off the top of the enclosure. Line the SATA connector of the hard drive to the enclosure. There is a tab on the top part of the enclosure. Make sure that it connects to the other part of the lower part of the enclosure. Take the screws ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to completely format a hard drive. Begin by downloading the Knoppix Live Boot CD. Then burn the newly download ISO onto a CD as a bootable disc. Use your BIOS to tell your computer to boot from the CD-ROM instead of the hard drive. With the Knoppix CD still in your CD drive, restart your computer to load up Knoppix. Once loaded, use Knoppix to run the “dd” command and reformat your hard drive. This video will benefit those viewers who want to learn ho...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to force eject a CD/DVD from a Mac computer. There are two ways to force eject the CD/DVD. The first option is to begin by turning off the computer. Then turn it on again. Right click while you are turning on until the disc ejects and the login screen appears. You can also restart the computer. While restarting, hold down the option button until startup disk shows up on the screen. Then let go op option and hit eject. This video will benefit those vie...
Your graphics card may be a little outdated in your Power Mac, so upgrade it to a one that can handle all of your gaming needs. See how to remove the graphics video card from your Power Mac desktop computer.
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episodes from this Revision3 show.
This video will show you a few techniques for removing stuck pixels from an LCD screen. This is not a guaranteed fix. Please only use these as a last resort, as some of them can cause more damage to the LCD. Only attempt these if you are experienced and know what you are doing.
Is your Intel Core 2 Duo processor not fast enough to you? Want to obtain processor speeds in excess of 3.5GHz? This tutorial will walk you through the process of overclocking your Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 central processing unit by modifying your system's BIOS settings.
This video shows you how to use a PS3 SIXAXIS Controller on your Windows XP computer
Some useful hints on installing aqua computer radiators (watercooling radiators) into your computer
Have an extra PC monitor stashed in your closet? Don't have a television at all? It's time to wipe off the dust and see how you can turn your computer monitor into a TV.
This video will show you how to enable or disable USB port in your PC. If you disable USB port nobody could insert a USB device on your computer and could not copy your data. You could enable the port whenever you needed. Watch the video and follow all the steps.
This video will provide an idea how to disable or enable the USB port on your PC. By disabling USB port will restrict people from copying your files into USB devices. This is a very effective trick to save your data. Watch the video and follow all the steps.
This video is for anyone wondering how to install more ram in their Unibody MacBook Pro. In this case, this is my Late 2011 going from 8GB to 16GB of ram!
This video explains where to install a SIM card for a 3G modem in a Lenovo X61. With just a screwdriver you can replace the SIM card in a Lenovo X61. It is a simple installation, once you learn where the SIM card should go.
If you want to use your sweet new 40" TV as your monitor instead of your laptop, here's how to do it. This quick how-to video walks you through the steps to have you up and running and checking email BIG time in no time.
Are you a speed freak? Not getting the fps rate you want in your favorite 1st person shooter? If you're answering yes, then it's time to get overclocking. This step-by-step video shows you how to use the ATI Overdrive utility and the MSI Afterburner utility to overclock your ATI AMD Radeon Graphics card to push those pixels to the max! The MSI Afterburner utility works with both Nvidia and ATI cards.
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean dust & dirt from your desktop computer. First, take the front panel off of the tower and then clean the area around the fan off as well. Use a vacuum cleaner to suck the dirt out but make sure not to touch the surface on the system. On the inside you can use cotton swabs and wash cloths that are slightly damp. You can also use a small straw and remove the dirt and dust from the fan and the areas around it. When finished, your computer should be running ...
Looking for a primer on how to remove the superdrive and power supply from your Mac Pro? This brief how-to will guide you through the process, the first necessary step of any upgrade or repair to either of the aforementioned parts. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their Mac Pros without actually disassembling their units.
In this clip, you'll learn how to boost your WiFi signal strength by building a wireless repeater from an old WiFi router. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
If you haven't been inside a computer before then when you open the side panel, that massive forest of wires might be slightly intimidating for the first time. But it is necessary to eventually begin upgrading your hardware to keep up the todays technology. In this video you will learn how to identify the proper AGP slot on your motherboard where your graphics card is housed and how to remove it properly.
In this clip, you'll learn how to mirror or clone a Wacom Cintiq pen display. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how set up and use a Wacom Cintiq 12WX as a second display on your Apple computer. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under three minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install and use a Wacom Bamboo pen tablet on an Apple computer running Mac OS X. Happily, it's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.