Hide accounts from welcome screen [How To]


This is a neat little trick for those spy wannabes, or those of you who are paranoid wanting a secret user account on your system. Okay it may not be a totally secret account, as the user folder will be visible after login anyways… Jokes aside, if you have a public available computer, you may […]

Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for Windows, Linux, Mac [Set 37]


We love desktop wallpaper on Windows Guides. Here’s a collection of 50 hand-picked high-resolution wallpapers from various sources online. Know a good place for wallpaper or have some to share? Let us know about it in the comments. Get FREE books (Password: mintywhiteBooks) © Windows Guides, 2011. Rich Robinson | Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for […]

The History of Computing – Microsoft vs. Apple


Ever wondered the history of Apple and Microsoft and wanted to know from where application “windows” and desktop icons etc. originated? manolution.com has put together an infographic with key points in history in the personal computer (and other items we use every day) race: Please note: Stock prices don’t represent splits in Microsoft’s stock. See […]

Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for Windows, Linux, Mac [Set 36]


We love desktop wallpaper on Windows Guides. Here’s a collection of 50 hand-picked high-resolution wallpapers from various sources online. Know a good place for wallpaper or have some to share? Let us know about it in the comments. Get FREE books (Password: mintywhiteBooks) © Windows Guides, 2011. Rich Robinson | Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for […]

display shortcuts and files in the Computer folder [How To]


As the experienced Windows user you are, you are familiar with the Computer Folder (The folder previously known as ‘My Computer’). This folder contains the (physical or virtual) drives connected to your computer. But that is not all it is capable of displaying. Should you ever want to customize the content of the Computer Folder, […]

The Top 5 “Most Bang for your Buck” PC Upgrades


If you are anything like me, every time you sit down at your PC you think of all the component upgrades you could invest in. The problem is that there simply isn’t enough cash in the world to do everything you’d like to (for most of us at least – good riddance to those of […]

Restore deleted files using “Previous Version” [How To]


We have all done it, from time to time; accidentally deleted a file we thought we didn’t need, or a file that ended up as collateral damage in a file deleting frenzy. The good news when you delete a file is that it is not actually lost forever, it’s just marked as “over-write-able”. And even […]

Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for Windows, Linux, Mac [Set 35]


We love desktop wallpaper on Windows Guides. Here’s a collection of 50 hand-picked high-resolution wallpapers from various sources online. Know a good place for wallpaper or have some to share? Let us know about it in the comments. Get FREE books (Password: mintywhiteBooks) © Windows Guides, 2011. Rich Robinson | Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for […]

Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for Windows, Linux, Mac [Set 34]


We love desktop wallpaper on Windows Guides. Here’s a collection of 50 hand-picked high-resolution wallpapers from various sources online. Know a good place for wallpaper or have some to share? Let us know about it in the comments. Get FREE books (Password: mintywhiteBooks) © Windows Guides, 2011. Rich Robinson | Desktop Wallpaper: 50 High-resolution Wallpapers for […]

Outlook: “Stuck in the outbox” problem


A common problem for many Outlook users is that new emails seem to be stuck in the outbox. To get the emails sent,  you then have to press Send/Receive (F9) button. Most users (me included) prefer to have the emails delivered as soon as we press Send, not collect them and send all later on. […]