When you start your computer you can set it up so that your favorite programs automatically open as a part of the computers boot up. To do this, click “Start” and then “All Programs”. When the list opens up, click on “Startup”. Drag the program icons you want to open into the startup bar. The next time you start your computer, the programs you put in the startup will automatically open.
Just because you update to the Windows 7 operating system doesn't mean you have to lose all of your older programs and applications. Windows 7 has a virtual PC option that you can download, which allows you to use older programs and apps via Windows XP Mode.
New to the Ubuntu Linux distribution (or one of its derivatives) and looking for a way to start programs automatically when you boot up your machine? Take heart: This video tutorial will show you how to accomplish just that using your system preferences. Take a look!
Don't let a bunch of programs run in the background and hog your Palm Treo's resources! Watch this electronics tutorial video to learn how to close them out. This how-to video makes maximizing your Palm Treo 750's power easy.
If you're interested in learning a general purpose, high-powered programming language, Python might be the way to go. In this installment from his video tutorial series dedicated to programming in the Python programming language, you'll learn what's necessary to create an interactive program from a Linux shell. To get started programming with Python, take a look!
Has your Windows computer been sluggish of late? This simple how-to demonstrates how to stop background processes from running automatically on your Microsoft Windows PC without the use of third-party software. Stop unnecessary start-ups with this tutorial.
Gary Rosenzweig and Eve Park take a look at two programs for the Mac that allow you to draw. The first is Eazy Draw, a vector drawing program. The second is Doozla, a drawing program for kids.
Made the upgrade from Windows XP to Vista, but you're having troulbe with some of your old programs? The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, teach you some software troubleshooting tips for Windows Vista.
Do you know which programs run when you start up your computer? In this short tutorial, I will show you how you can see which programs run automatically at startup in Windows XP. You'll be surprised how many there are!
Screw the airplane man. Ticket prices are too high. Competitive consumer choices are pretty much nonexistent. And need I go into the pain of being crammed into those tiny seats, elbow-to-elbow, thigh-to-thigh with a perfect stranger? Even your average Richie Rich winces at the astronomically high prices for a First Class seat.
Families without drug insurance can sometimes find ways to pay for expensive drugs. This video shows a couple of examples of web sites and directories that help patients locate sources and help them apply for these programs. Find free drug programs for people without insurance.
The Ubuntu experience has improved greatly with version 10.04, providing an easy-to-use interface. Especially when it comes to installing programs. However, it still relies on an online internet connection for installing additional software.
This beginner’s guide is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of computer languages, who want to learn to program by using the Visual Basic language. For information on taking those initial steps into learning the Visual Basic programming language, take a look. Write programs in Visual Basic.
Some people are what is labeled a power user. I am one of these people. No matter how fast I get my system, or how quick of programs I have, it is never good enough. There is always at least one program that I could swap out for a more advanced, text-based counterpart that increases performance just a bit. Luckily, you don't have to use text-based programs without graphical user interfaces to get blazing fast speeds on Linux. There are tons of open source alternatives to the mainstream progra...
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One of the most effective ways to sift out weak programs is to do market research. Take some time to study the market you are interested in by reading reports, reviews, and market studies. This should help you to determine whether or not the particular affiliate products or services you will be campaigning for is actually worth your time. A successful affiliate marketing program will be targeted at a broad population while offering products or services that are highly in demand or exclusive. ...
On your keyboard, press WinButton + R to open the Run window Once opened, type Regedit.exe into the textbox and click OK
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Need to access you windows xp account but forgot the password? Here is a cool trick using the command prompt to change any existing account's password. Bypass a Windows XP password without any programs.
C++ is one the most powerful and fundamental languages commonly used to computer programming. If you've ever wanted to get started using, then please watch this video series. It's 29 parts will teach you everything you need to know about coding in this magnificent language, allowing you to create your own fairly full-featured computer programs. Honestly, if you have any questions about C++ at all, or want to learn it and don't think that you can because you've tried programming before and fai...
Did you know that you can easily pin programs that you often use and access to the taskbar in Windows 7? Pinning a program to the taskbar allows you to quickly open it without having to access the start menu or an icon on your desktop.
With this video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack demo versions of applications such that they'll run indefinitely. You'll just need to modify the date and time on your computer. Learn how to use trials of programs without them ever expiring instead of buying the real thing with the hack outlined in this how-to video.
Welcome to Google's Python Class – a seven-segment, two-part free virtual class for people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python. The class includes written materials, lecture videos, and lots of code exercises to practice Python coding. The first exercises work on basic Python concepts like strings and lists, building up to the later exercises which are full programs dealing with text files, processes, and http connections. The class is geared for people who ha...
Looking for instructions on how to quit stuck programs in Windows 7 or Vista? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over four minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started quitting out stuck programs yourself, take a look.
If you've ever had a little trouble trying to program your calculator, you may find a little relief with this four-part video tutorial. Here, a Texas Instruments (TI-84 Plus) calculator will be used to explain the programming process. The four parts include:
Most email programs feature very basic text. So when you copy and paste a document directly into your e mail, much of the formatting is lost. Attach and send it as a file instead! You'll also have a much better looking file for both personal and business correspondence. Whether you're an Apple or Microsoft user, have Gmail, Hotmail or another email program, you can use this tech tip to send files quickly and easily.
In this tutorial, Luke shows you how to change your default PDF reader on your Mac computer. There are various programs that can be used to read PDFs and you don't have to decide on only one. Your Mac is probably pre-programmed to open up the "Preview" application when you click on a PDF file, but if you'd prefer to use something else, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, there is an easy way to change your default. Check out this tutorial, and set it up in just a few minutes.
Go to the Menu and click the Start button. Now select Control Panel. In the Control Panel, you can see the Option Programs. Now you can see Uninstall Programs in small letters below the Programs option. Click on Uninstall Programs. Here you can see the list of programs installed, when they were installed, what is the size of the program, and which version of program is installed. To uninstall a program, simply click on the program you wish to uninstall. Some options get displayed above the ta...
This video by Butterscotch shows viewers how to uninstall a program in Windows 7. To begin, click on the start button at the bottom-left of the screen. Click 'Control Panel' in the boxes that pop up. Click 'System and Security'. On the left side of the window, there will be a link marked 'Programs'. Click on it. Click 'Uninstall a program' beneath the 'Programs and Features' heading. Highlight the program you want to uninstall, then click the 'Uninstall/Change' button near the top of the wind...
Programs aren't perfect. Either are operating systems. And when one or the other (possibly both) aren't working as expected, your program may freeze up and become unresponsive. If this happens to you in Windows frequently, you need to know how to force quit the application, so you can restart it and get back to work.
The Android Market makes it easy to install programs on your Android phone
Looking for a basic primer on BASIC? This tutorial series, which makes use of the freeware FreeBASIC compiler, will be helpful to even those who know nothing about the language and serves as a useful guide for those entirely new to programming. Watch this how-to series and get started writing your own programs today.
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to speed up Ubuntu using the Preload program. Preload will speed up your computer by learning the way you use your computer and preload the programs you use the most to your RAM. This will not take up too much space on your RAM. Go to the Synaptic package manager and search for preload. Download and install the program. The program may take a couple of days to learn how you use your computer. Once it does t...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to pin a program to the task-bar in Windows 7. Click on the Start menu and click on All Programs. Find the program that you want to pin in the task-bar and click on it. Right-click on the program and select Pin to Task-bar. The program will then be pinned as an icon on the left side of the task-bar, beside the Start menu. Users are able to pin as much programs to the task-bar as they want. This video will benefit those viewers who have a Windows 7 com...
The greatest function of the ALIAS command is as a shortcut. Being able to use this properly will make your MySQL database much easier to use, more functional and streamline all your programming. This tutorial shows you everything you'll need to know about using ALIAS in your database programs.
You'll need to master the basics of object oriented programming to be able to use Python, and that's what this tutorial is all about. Use classes and objects so you can make your programs as efficient and elegant as possible when writing in Python.
Java works a little differently than languages like Python or PHP when it comes to working with variables. This tutorial shows you what the difference is, how you can define your variables and the easiest ways to work with them when writing programs in Java.
This tutorial shows you the two basic types of loops in Python - While and For. Be careful that you don't accidentally write an infinite loop, but still be able to use them to increase the efficiency of your programs.
Interested to know how to create and use arrays in your C++ programs? Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular general-purpose programming language or a seasoned programmer merely looking to brush up on the basics, you're sure to find much to take away from this helpful video lesson. For all of the relevant details, and to get started using arrays in your own applications, take a look.