Share a Printer from XP to Windows 7/8/10

One common problem I have run into with clients is trying to share a printer connected to a Windows XP machine with Windows 7/8/10. There are lots of people out. read more…

How to Use XP Mode in Windows 7

So far, Windows 7 has proven itself to be a good overall operating system. It has brought several needed improvements, and even some new technological features. However, Windows 7 can. read more…

Connecting Excel to MySQL

Sure Excel is used for spreadsheets, but did you know you can connect Excel to external data sources? In this article we’re going to discuss how to connect an Excel. read more…

Disable Meta Refresh in Internet Explorer

Among the more annoying features of the Internet, the Meta Refresh is an anachronistic relic of the past that seems to persist only as a tool of black hat website. read more…

Remotely Accessing a Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 Computer

Normally, when multiple people need to have access to a Windows computer in a network, you need to use a server version of Windows (such as 2003) running Terminal Services.. read more…

Add Shortcuts to the Right-Click Context Menu in Ubuntu

Nautilus is the default file browser for the Gnome environment in Ubuntu. Nautilus Actions is a tool for Nautilus that allows you to add programs to the context, or the. read more…

Back Up a Directory in Linux using a Shell Script

There are several options for backing up your data in Linux. You can use some freely available software programs, such as fwbackups and Sbackup . However, there is a simple. read more…

Block File Downloads in Internet Explorer

Although a somewhat drastic method of protecting your computer, Microsoft makes it possible to disable all downloads in Internet Explorer. There are several situations when disabling downloads in IE provides. read more…

Easily Add Programs to Windows 7 Startup Folders

Starting with Windows 95, Microsoft made adding programs to the startup folder as easy as navigating to the folder in Windows Explorer and dragging shortcuts or programs directly into it.. read more…

Disable Aero Snap/Snap Assist in Windows 7/8/10

Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft added Aero Snap, a part of the Aero Desktop experience not found in Windows Vista’s Aero Desktop. With Aero Snap, users can drag any window. read more…