Have you ever wanted to turn your computer into an alarm clock that lets you wake up to a favorite song, movie, or podcast? It’s easy with Windows and VLC.
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If you need to access a file on your PC to put on your Android device, you can connect it via a USB cable. Now with the latest version of ES File Explorer you can do it over your WiFi network.
If you have a Microsoft account, you get 7GB of storage on SkyDrive for free. If you just want to sync specific files from the cloud to your computer, check out the Selective Sync feature.
When you open a new tab in Internet Explorer, its New Tab Page opens to frequently visited sites. If you’d rather have it open to a blank page, here’s how to change it.
If you use a lot of fonts in your work, Google now provides an easy way to download and sync over 1,000 of them. Google says installing them locally will speed up your browsing too.
What if you could completely take over your desktop? Draw where you want, type where you want, control all of your zoom levels, and even manage time.
We knew Microsoft was going to start rolling out Two Factor Authentication for its accounts, and it’s finally here. Adding the extra layer of security helps protect your sensitive account data.
Do you have folders on your Windows computer that have sensitive content that need extra security? Here’s an easy way to lock and hide them from prying eyes.
Does your computer take a long time to shutdown? You aren’t alone, almost all computers do! Here’s why and make Windows shutdown faster.
There’s a quirk with Microsoft Excel 2010 (and possibly other versions) where custom number formats don’t get applied to existing data. This quick fix can save you from the tedium of re-entering thousands of rows of data.
If you’re running Windows 7 on a slower hard drive, you may be running into I/O (input & output) constraints. Moving the Windows Search index to a second hard drive can help.
If you’re careful about which programs you download, you probably don’t need to worry about them accessing the internet. But even when a program has a good reputation, you don’t have to leave your security to good faith.
If you’re adding multiple hard drives to your Windows computer, or setting up a server, be sure to use the right partition style. Here’s an explanation of what each type type is, and how to change it.
One of my favorite screenshot programs is Snagit, and in large part because of its capture library system. However, if you want to move the screenshot library it takes a little bit of work.