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Installing Boot Camp And Running Windows On Mac

Installing Boot Camp And Running Windows On Mac
Intel-based Mac computers’ OS X came with a useful utility named Boot Camp. It’s a multi-boot utility that allows users to run Microsoft Windows operating system on their Mac computers. It was first included in Mac OS X Leopard. Boot Camp 5.0 supports Windows 7 and Windows 8 (64 bit versions). The advantage of using Boot Camp is that you don’t have to install and operate two operating systems concurrently in your Mac computer. Virtual machines...

Formatting Hard Drive In Windows 7

Formatting Hard Drive In Windows 7
All operating systems allow users to format the hard drive. Once formatting is performed, all data in the hard drive will be erased including the operating system. Technically, the data will be gone and you will be able to use the full space of the hard drive to your purposes. However, the formatted data can still be retrieved. Formatting also checks the hard drives for errors. Both magnetic platter and SSD drives can be formatted. Once the formatting...

Backing Up Gmail Account On Computer

Backing Up Gmail Account On Computer
There are quite a few email services in the internet, out of which Google’s Gmail is the most popular. The service started offering free email accounts for users since 2004. Gmail has a simple interface with conversation views of emails and search options and provides over 10 GB free storage space for each account. Gmail accounts come with great security features, chat and mail options. Gmail currently has over 425 million active account holders...

Recover Deleted Files In Windows With Undeletemyfiles Pro

Recover Deleted Files In Windows With Undeletemyfiles Pro
Windows 7 is the predecessor of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system. It came with a lot of upgrades when compared to Windows Vista, and is compatible with all applications compatible to Windows Vista. Processors with multiple cores have improved performance in Windows 7, which also supports virtual hard disk drives. Even with all the security, the OS is still susceptible to human errors. Users commonly face the problem of accidental deletion...

Configuring A Wireless Network In Windows XP

Configuring A Wireless Network In Windows XP
Windows XP is the predecessor of Microsoft Windows Vista, and used to be the most widely used operating system before the arrival of Windows 7. The highlight of this version was the enhanced user experience. But the successive versions – Windows Vista and 7 offered a whole another level of user experience and Windows XP gradually faded away. However, there are still many users who are still attached to Windows XP. It’s comparatively easier to...

Using Storage Spaces To Combine Drives In Windows 8

Using Storage Spaces To Combine Drives In Windows 8
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s latest operating system in the Windows series. It was designed to compete with mobile operating systems like Android and features a better user interface than Windows 7. One new feature of the OS is storage spaces. It allows users to setup flexible and fast data storage. Storage spaces is a technology which users can use to combine the data storing capacity of multiple disk drives into a pool and craft many virtual disks....

Set Reminders With Windows Task Scheduler

Set Reminders With Windows Task Scheduler
Microsoft Windows operating systems has a feature called Windows Task Scheduler. This component allows users to schedule tasks such as launching a program or a script at times specified by the users. Users can also schedule the launch of tasks at time intervals that they can specify. Task scheduler is completely different from the scheduler which allows users to allocate CPU resources to processes running in the system. The Task scheduler also allows...

Run Windows In Ubuntu Using VMware Player

Run Windows In Ubuntu Using VMware Player
Microsoft’s Windows is the most widely used operating system. Linux operating systems are popular rivals of MS Windows. The main advantage of Linux systems is that it is less prone to virus attack and is more safe to use. A popular demand for Linux users has been on using Windows applications in Linux. This requires the use of a third party application. The application known as VMware Player can be used to run Windows applications in Ubuntu Linux....

Changing The Folder Color and Icon in Windows 7

Changing The Folder Color and Icon in Windows 7
One of the interesting features of Mac OSX is that it can customize the color of the folder. This option is not available even in the latest version of Windows. However, you can install Folderico 4.0 utility in Windows 7 and add desired colors to folders. This tutorial explains how to install and use this utility for changing the folder and icon colors in Windows 7. Steps for downloading Folderico The Folderico 4.0 utility is available for free in...

Create And Share Video Cards With Windows Movie Maker

Create And Share Video Cards With Windows Movie Maker
The greeting cards play a pivotal role in celebrating happy moments like birthdays, anniversaries, festivals etc. If you are tired of decorating the cards with glue sticks and glitters, then you can create video cards using Windows Movie Maker. It can add several interesting features to your greeting cards like music, captions, themes etc. Apart from that, the applications give you the facility to share the cards with your friends through social networking...
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