Style Your PC Desktop to Look Like OS X Snow Leopard [How To]

If you’d like to convert your Windows Vista or 7 to make it look like OS X Snow Leopard, you can learn how in this guide. Here’s what we’ll cover in this guide: Create a system restore point. Patch your system files with UXTheme Multi-patcher. Download Snow Leopard for Windows 7. Take Ownership of Your Files. [...]

Find out Who Is Using Your Computer and When In Windows 7 [How To]

In this post, I am going to show you how to find who is using your computer and for how much time. I can find at least three reasons why this can be very useful: You want to control the usage of your computer; maybe your children spend too much time in front of it—even [...]

Computer Themed Desktop Wallpaper Collection

In an effort to help you find the kinds of wallpapers you like, I’ve put together 19 collections of wallpapers that cover 15 different genres. This week’s genre is computer themed wallpapers (yes, most of them are Apple themed.) If you’re looking for Windows themed wallpapers, you can access them on the Wallpapers by genre [...]

55 Free Social Networking PNG/ICO Icon Packs [Windows Customization]

This week, we have a collection of social networking icon packs. You can use these icons for Windows customization, web sites, applications, mobile apps, posters, and more; however, just because the pack is free doesn’t mean there’s no attached license. Please be sure to check the license for each pack you download as each differs. [...]

Force Idle Users to Log Off After a Period of Inactivity [How To]

Not too long ago we encountered some problem with our users that share PC’s in different locations on our network. Some users do not always log-off their PC’s when they have to go into the plant. Now from where they are on the network, they remote desktop into another workstation for a particular system developed [...]

AdSevenIconChanger Changes Default Windows 7 Icons

Windows Forums member, Batupata, has released yet another great, free tool for Windows 7: AdSevenIconChanger. This tool changes the default icons in Windows 7. Here’s an example of how you’d change the shortcut arrow: 1. Download AdSevenIconChanger 2. Right click AdSevenIconChanger.exe and click Run as administrator. 3. Select the icon you want to change from [...]

Protect Yourself from Malware by Testing Programs in a Virtual Machine [How To]

If you want to test a downloaded program but don’t want it destroying your data and sending your bank passwords to the other side of the world, you should probably test it in a safe environment that’s not connected to the rest of your home network. You can do this a number of ways; here [...]

Animal Wallpapers from National Geographic

I was surfing around the National Geographic site, and found that they have published some 5000 wallpapers from their vast collection. I’ve picked out a few images for you, from the Animal Theme. Enjoy All images are 1600×1200 pixels. Get FREE books (Password: mintywhiteBooks) © Windows Guides, 2010. Rich Robinson | Animal Wallpapers from National [...]

Check Running Services on a Remote Computer [How To]

A computer that is conected to a LAN or Internet usually offers some services. If we talk about a normal network that uses TCP/IP protocol, each of the services is going to use a port. For a PC to use a service, it needs to specify the number of the port. The first step to [...]