Computer Hints and Tips

how to use windows easy transfer

If you got a new PC with windows 8 on it and wondered how to migrate your old files from Windows 7 to Windows 8, it’s easy to do with Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer   Windows Easy Transfer is an Application which is included in all Windows Operating Systems, which allows us to transfer files from your old PC to a new PC.  There are several options to choose how you want to have your files an...

computer browser services

If you have a home network such as Windows Server Essentials 2012 and you discover its not showing up in your Network Map (My Network Places), its really easy to get it going again. Here is my simple walk through guide on how to turn on computer browser services in windows server essentials I had visited a client recently who has Windows Server Essentials installed on their network.  They use it f...

how to view thumbnail pictures in windows 8

How to Show thumbnail as photos in Windows  If you ever get a default thumbnail image and not the actual picture in the thumbnail icon, learn how to view thumbnail as photos in windows In windows 7, when we went to Windows Explorer, we were able to view thumbnail icons as Photos. However, now in Windows 8 sometimes when we were to go to File Explorer to view a thumbnail preview of the Photos we wa...

how to fix a hard drive error

Depending on what the problem you are experiencing with your Hard Drive, it’s quick and painless to easy to fix Hard Drive Errors with MiniTool Power Data recovery.   Not knowing How to fix hard drive error can be daunting.  It can be a shock, when you suddenly realize that you can’t access your files.  Whether it be from your Internal or External Hard Drive, you may be panic state of mind, t...

es file explorer account has no permissions solution

Have you been trying to access your shared files from your windows PC and get an error “Account has no Permissions?” Here’s a simple solution to fix the annoying problem Sometimes when we try to access our shared files from your windows PC, you may run into an error such as “Account has no Permissions” if you use apps such as ES File Explorer for Android. If you use other network browser app...

fix firefox

How to fix Firefox web browser user interface (UI) after upgrade  If your Firefox web browser user interface has gone Pear-Shaped after the latest update, the Problem is easy to fix Firefox web browser!   Something really strange happened to my Mozilla Firefox web browser’s User Interface (UI) this week.  The problem started after an upgrade to the latest Version of Mozilla Firefox 33 on my W...

how to create a virtual machine

How to: Create a Virtual Machine  If you ever thought that installing an Operating System, in a virtual machine was daunting, learn how to create a virtual machine easily with virtual box.     Virtualization Technology allows us to test any operating system in a virtual environment.  You can also run software applications as if it was on the actual physical machine.  In a nutshell it’s b...

print from android phone

 How-to: Print from Android phone to any Wireless Printer Do you want to print your Photos from your Android Phone, to your Wireless Printer? Learn How easy it is to print from Android phone or Tablet, to any wireless printer.   If you ever wanted to Print from your Android Phone, to any wireless printer, it’s a cinch to do.  Whenever we needed to setup a new printer from our Windows PC, we w...

video on demand service

video on demand service, Turn your PC into one and never miss your Favorite TV Show again. video on demand service is coming very popular, one of the main reason is that we all have busy lives.  We are working around the clock, and we can’t always be at home to watch our favorite TV shows.  Fortunately, for us here in Australia, our local TV networks have introduced a new service online which allo...

xios media player upgrade

How-to: Reset your PIVOS XIOS DS Media Player without using the Upgrade pinhole button   The Pivos XIOS DS Media Player, is one of my favorite Android Media Players on the market to day.  I always find that when I reset the media player to factory default or upgrading the firmware, troublesome. It is especially frustrating, when you need to use a paperclip to hold down the upgrade pinhole but...

Turn your Android in a wireless internet hotspot device

Turn Your Mobile into a Wireless Internet Hotspot Device If you travel abroad for work or for holiday’s, you probably are looking how to turn your Smart phone into your own Wireless Internet hotspot device. If you have a laptop, Ipad or tablet PC, you can use it to connect to your very own wireless portable Wi-Fi.  If you are an owner of a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, you are in luck, because ...

copying vinyl records

How-to: Copying Vinyl Records to PC . If you are a music enthusiast, you probably have a whole collection of rare Vinyl records, in your closet collecting dust.  These days it’s getting really rare to find some of your old favorite collections.  Why not turn your old favorite collections into MP3 format this weekend, before your records get totally scratched and unplayable.     I had a request fro...