This article applies to Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Windows 8. It is going to show you how to easily perform disk error checking or scan disk to check your hard drive for errors if you think there’s a problem with it. The reason I’m writing this is because one of our employees at a local company here came up to me few days ago and demanded that she gets a new hard drive as the one in her laptop is bad.
I asked her “how do know” and she told me because Windows sometimes won’t startup when she turn the laptop on. After doing some digging, I found that some of the components drivers for the laptop weren’t installed and was causing the laptop to hang at times. After updating all the system’s component drivers, the machine worked without problem ever since.
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VirtualBox, the popular virtualization software that lets you run multiple virtual guest machines (Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) on a single host machine (Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) has been updated to version 4.2.16 and this brief guide is going to show you how mine is setup and configured on my Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines.
Installing and configuring VirtualBox software isn’t difficult when using Windows. In fact, the default settings will work just fine. However, using optimized configurations is highly recommended and there are many ways to optimize VirtualBox. The current settings I am using with my Windows machine is one that works great and you should use it if you’re new to VirtualBox.
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Here’s a quick tip that shows you how to add SkyDrive to the Sent to command on the context menu in Windows Vista, 7 or 8 so you can easily and quickly put stuff into your SkyDrive online account. This only works if you already have SkyDrive desktop application installed in Windows.
To install SkyDrive desktop application in Windows Vista, 7 or 8, go to this website and download it. After downloading it, follow the steps below to enable Send to SkyDrive on the context menu.
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How many login information (usernames and passwords) can you remember? You see, some of us have created many online profiles that include usernames, passwords and hints that we need to remember so the next time we visit those websites, we should be able to sign in easily without forgetting.
Do you know how many online login information you have? Got Dropbox account? Gmail, Yahoo MSN? What’s about dating profiles? Got even more? Well, you get the point. The online services I listed above are just a few usernames and passwords we have to manage and remember.
What’s about managing logon info for a hundred or more sites and local resources on your machine? How would you go about remembering and making sure you don’t forget or lose them. Do you use one username and password for all of them? If you do, then stop it now because that’s not the best way to do it.
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If you’re a webmaster or blogger managing a website or blog and you’re not using FileZilla, then you’re probably doing it wrong. That’s because FileZilla FTP Client has become the most popular FTP application to manage websites for webmasters and blogger alike. This brief tutorial is going to show you one simple trick – and that is to choose the default file editor for FileZilla.
By default, FileZilla will try to use the system file editor which may not be your favorite. Like in Windows, FileZilla will try to use notepad which is an awful editor for managing your blog or website scripts.
So, if you’ve just installed FileZilla, let me show you how to configure the default editor to use when opening PHP, CSS, HTML, and other files automatically.
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