Many embedded videos are tricky to download. For example, news sites and Hulu do all they can to hide video files so that you can’t easily find them. If the standard browser plug-ins for downloading aren’t working, try StreamTransport, a free Windows program. I found that it is the only
A great video from Michael Mace explaining the interface problems in Windows 8, namely that it isn’t intuitive or discoverable.
I was recently asked to speed up a slow laptop. Here are the steps that I took: Apply Windows Updates: The computer had downloaded lots of updates (including Vista Service Pack 2) that were just waiting to be installed. This was a multi-step process since not all the updates could
Microsoft recently released Microsoft Safety Scanner, a simple on-demand virus scanning tool that works happily alongside other virus protection software. For example, you can use it alongside the always-running anti-virus offered by Microsoft Security Essentials.
A recent client accidentally deleted several important files and removed them from the recycle bin. Another client had done a system rollback that effectively removed important files. Happily, deleting a files does not remove them. Only the references to the files are gone. Usually some files can be recovered if