DVD Backup

You probably have a lot of video on DVD discs because it is a great way to transport that information. The proliferation of software that is able to create DVD videos form your home movies has made it so that just about anyone can easily produce a DVD video, but not a lot of people […]

How to Protect Your Computer

Any computer user that is connected to the outside world needs to be conscious of the potential dangers that exist as soon as they open their network connection. The world is full of people that are trying to access your computer and steal all of your personal information, so it is imperative that you arm […]

Upload Pictures

While not too long ago the process of getting pictures from your digital camera to a computer may have seemed unapproachable for the average person, technology has progressed to the point where more and more people are looking for the best way to upload pictures. Whether this is in an attempt to protect them in […]

Bar Code Images Created Online for Free

Attaching bar code images to your physical items, whether that means adding bar code images to products at your business or adding bar code images to the books in your home library, provides an interesting way to bridge the disconnect between physical and digital data. Bar code images are read by a bar code scanner, […]

Complimentary PC Programs for your iPad

Your new iPad is a very functional device, capable of performing most of the tasks that you would otherwise be performing on your desktop or laptop PC. However, unless you are planning on switching over entirely to the iPad, you will need to install some programs on your PC to help prepare files for the […]

Open XML Files with Excel in Windows 7

Last updated: January 17, 2017 XML files can provide a variety of information to multiple programs, but a common use for them is storing data in a tabular format, similar to that of Microsoft Excel. In fact, if you have recently converted a PDF to Excel with Acrobat, then you may have an XML file […]

Run Another Operating System on Your Windows 7 Computer with Virtual Box

Virtual Box is a program from Oracle that you can use to run another operating system on your Windows 7 computer without removing your current Windows 7 installation. This is ideal for troubleshooting problems on a different operating system, or for testing out another operating system without having to worry about partitioning hard drives or […]

How to Change a Shortcut Icon in Windows 7

The icons for your Windows 7 Desktop shortcut icons can be customized to suit your personal tastes. This includes modifying the specific icon that is used for a particular shortcut. This setting is not available for every single icon that you might have on your Desktop, but many of them can be adjusted to use […]

How to Change the Program or File That Opens When You Click a Shortcut

If you have a shortcut icon on your Desktop, then it is associated with a specific program or file. However, the icon is not specifically linked to that program, meaning that you can change the program or file that opens when you click the icon. Whether you want to do this because you associate a […]

How to Change Video Aspect Ratio in Windows 7

After you have downloaded and installed Windows Live Movie Maker in Windows 7, you can begin to make adjustments to the videos on your computer. If you have not yet installed this free program, you can follow the instructions in this article. One adjustment available to you is the ability to change the aspect ratio […]