Need some help figuring out how to clean a disgusting laptop? With a little bit of know-how and the right tools, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial from CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just under three minutes. For detailed instructions, and to get started cleaning up your own laptop, watch this handy how-to.
You love your PC, and heck, it probably loves you too. But sometimes, your drive can become infested with virus', spyware, adware, and all sorts of other nasty stuff. When an anti-virus program just is not enough, it's time to reformat. In this great, two-part video, you will learn how to reformat your computer with a fresh install of Windows XP.
This helpful tutorial will show you how to take a screenshot on your laptop computer. To take a screenshot on your laptop, follow these steps: 1. Locate the 'FN' key. (Bottom left of your keyboard.) 2. Find the 'sys rq' key. It is also known as the delete button. (Top right of keyboard.) 3. Hold both keys in at the same time. 4. The image has now been copied to your clipboard, and you can open it through a program such as Paint. ( Press 'ctrl + V'. )
If you're sick and tired of you laptop dying all the time, then the answer may be right in front of you— power management. In Windows 7, it's easy to control your power settings to help you laptop's battery last longer. Watch and learn from none other than Microsoft.
Not enough space on your laptop? No problem! Grab a new hard drive from your local office supply store and follow this tutorial to learn how to install it.
If you have a broken laptop computer, but the hard drive still works, this video will show you how to access and remove your old photos, pictures and files.
In this video series, learn from computer specialist Don Procunier how to use laptop computers. Explore the difference between laptops and desktops, the advantages and disadvantages of buying a laptop, how to buy a laptop, how USB ports work on laptops, different features on laptops, and different accessories for laptop computers.
It's been about five months since Google first unveiled their prototype future computers running Chrome OS, and the time is nearly here for the Chromebooks to be unleashed on the public. But there are a lot of qualms over the release of Chromebooks, with most criticism coming from their lack of traditional laptop-based features such as an optical drive, storage space and the ability to run comprehensive software programs like Adobe Photoshop.
Need a hand figuring out whether you should buy a laptop or desktop PC when buying a Windows computer? This clip presents an overview of the pros and cons of each. For more information, and to decide whether you'd be happiest with a Microsoft Windows PC or laptop, watch this home-computing how-to.
Looking for a guide on how to update your laptop's internal 2.5" HDD? Look no further. This home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV will teach you everything you'll need to know to swap out your notebook computer's existing hard disk drive. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful guide.
Learn how to upgrade your RAM memory for a typical laptop or notebook computer. In this example, we show you how to install memory in a Compaq Presario laptop. Upgrading your laptop memory is easy to do and an inexpensive way to improve the performance of your laptop.
Regular cleaning of your laptop computer is easy, and might save you tons of trouble in the long run. Learn how to clean your laptop with a homemade solution.
Need some help getting the most out of your notebook computer's battery? With the right habbits, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial from CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just under three minutes and a half. For detailed instructions, and to get started improving your own laptop's battery life, watch this handy how-to.
Learn how to add memory (RAM) to a Apple MacBook Pro notebook computer. Upgrading your MacBook Pro laptop memory is easy to do and an inexpensive way to improve the performance of your MacBook.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to install RAM into an Apple iBook G4 laptop. Begin by turning off the laptop and closing it. Flip the laptop to the backside. Turn the lock and remove the back cover. Flip the laptop over and open it. Press on the keyboard notch (between esc and F1) and remove the keyboard. Then remove the Air Port Extreme card and unscrew the 4 screws underneath it. Remove the cover and carefully press down on the 2 latches that hold the RAM card. Now replace the RA...
How were you supposed to know your computer can't swim? Isn't it called a laptop? You will need paper towels or lint-free cloth, cotton swabs, a towel, lots of luck, and professional help. Warning: liquids and electricity don't mix. Please make sure your hardware and all points of electrical contact are completely dry before plugging them in.
The video describes sharing of printer with other computers. There is no need of any cable. Can be connected to desktop or laptop. Open (System Properties) from (My Computer) and check computer name. Open (printers and faxes) window. Select the printer to work on. Activate the box named (share this printer) under sharing in printer properties. To use this feature in laptop open (printers and faxes) again from printers and other hardware options in control panel. Open the (Add Printer Wizard)....
In this video tutorial, we learn how to prevent a laptop computer from being stolen as well has how to install tracking software that will enable you to find the culprit if it is. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this how-to from the folks at Tinkernut.
Learn how to a install memory upgrade in your laptop computer. Simple to do instructions when upgrading your notebook with new RAM. This video tutorial is from EDGE Tech Corp.
Is your computer lagging but you cannot afford to purchase a new one? This video will show you how to build your own laptop.
Don't let your computer get fried during the next thunderstorm. Keep it safe from damage with the right procedures and tools. Try using a surge protector that can help prevent a power surge from destroying your computer. You don't want a lightning strike to fry your laptop or desktop PC or Mac.
Is your computer screen clouding up? Computer screens accumulate dirt and dust quickly causing screens to get foggy. Thanks to How To Make Anything, you can learn to do or fix pretty much anything! In this video, learn how to make a homemade solution to clean that dirty computer screen and make it look like new!
If nothing else has worked to clean malware, spyware or viruses from your hard drive, this tutorial shows you how to remove the hard drive from either your laptop or desk top and use an external hard drive enclosure to fix your computer. You will also need a virus-free PC.
You can clean your laptop or computer screen in under a minute with no problem. To clean your screen you will need some anti-static cleaning spray to clean the screen. This spray doesn't cost very much. Spray some of the cleaning spray onto the screen. Use a clean soft cloth to wipe the screen dry and get all the dirt and grim off of the computer screen. When you wipe it down make sure that you are very gentle. It doesn't take much pressure to get the screen clean.
PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replacement hard drives.
Do you have one of those sleek and sexy HP Mini 1000 laptop computer? It maybe be small and convenient, but the memory might need a little boost. Check out this video from Notebooks.com on how to upgrade RAM on the HP Mini 1000 laptop. It's extremely fast and easy to do. No screws or screwdrivers required to go from 1GB RAM to 2GB RA. It takes just 19 seconds to perform this upgrade from start to finish, so watch and learn.
Have an LCD flat screen monitor, but don't have DVI output on your laptop or desktop computer? That's no problem, because nowadays most LCD flat panel monitors come equipped with both DVI and VGA inputs. If not, you simply need to purchase a VGA to DVI adapter, which are pretty cheap, and connect it to your DVI cable and graphics card on your computer. Patrick from Tekzilla Daily tells you all about it, along with a tip on making sure your resolution stays it best and brightest when hooking u...
In this clip, you'll learn how to transfer files to and from Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X & Linux desktop or laptop computers. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using this trick yourself, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use VNC to remotely control an Apple desktop or laptop computer over the web. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using this trick yourself, take a look.
DJing with your laptop computer requires a combination of specialized hardware and software. This video tutorial demonstrates how to DJ with your laptop computer, using both a Mac and PC system. From the audio output jack, connect your laptop to an amplifier, then to your mixer where you can apply effects to your music.
Tired of squinting over your laptop? There are several ways to turn a big-screen TV into your new computer monitor and enjoy video games, web content, and photos like never before.
A fabulous mink wrapped notebook? Automotive paints, laser etching and water bubble finishes? It's one of our odder episodes of Systm. Learn how to customize your laptop.
Brad Garland guides us through the process of sharing our media files so that they can be stored on a single computer in our home, and played on any computer that is connected to this computer with iTunes 9. Using this technique, he and his wife can not only play the music that's stored on the central computer via their laptops, but also copy the desired music and videos over to their laptops much like they would for an iPod. Brad explains that he does not include Podcasts in this process, be...
Opening up your own laptop and working with it is a lot harder than doing the same to a desktop. The components are arranged more carefully in a tighter space and it is generally easier to break things. This video will show you how to replace the hard drive and a broken fan in a Macbook Pro laptop. Work on your own Apple laptop? It might sound crazy, but with this guy's help, you should be able to pull it off.
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to change the keyboard on an HP Pavilion laptop. First remove the battery and then remove the 6 screws in the battery cabinet. Now remove another screw as shown in the video. Open up the laptop and remove the panel located on top of the keyboard. Now remove the screws that hold the keyboard in place, slide out the ribbon connector and take out the keyboard. Then take the new keyboard, slide in the ribbon co...
This video shows you how to set up XBox Live using a laptop and Ethernet cable. The materials you will need are an Ethernet cable, an Xbox 360, and a laptop or desktop computer. First, you will need to connect your computer to your wireless network. Next, you must connect your computer to your Xbox 360 using your Ethernet cable. Power up your computer, go to the start menu and select network. In the window that appears, select the Network and Sharing Center located below the address bar. A ne...
Is your laptop not holding a charge anymore? Don't buy a new one, hack the old one! Laptop batteries can cost upwards of a hundred dollars, but with new lithium batteries and some soldering tools, the new one works just as well. Watch this video computer circuitry tutorial and learn how to hack a dead laptop battery.
There are so many computers available today, from laptops to desktops to netbooks and everywhere in between. If you are considering going the stationary route, check out this tutorial. In this video, learn how to choose a desktop PC that is right for you. The experts at PCWorld will walk you through brands, capabilities and price ranges so that you can walk into your local office store with confidence and pick out your model.
Looking a way to share a wired Internet connection? With an Apple computer, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just under a minute's time. For the specifics, and to get started creating your own WiFi hotspots, just watch this handy how-to.
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of removing the AirPort module from your MacBook Air both quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their MacBook Air laptops without actually disassembling their computers.