How to Block Websites

Blocking all users of a Windows PC from opening certain websites--no matter what browser they use or what time of day they are online--is easy if you follow this guide to tweaking your browser and router.

How to Change Your Browser's Default Search Engine

Tired of seeing your browser default to Google or Bing? It takes less than 60 seconds to change your default search engine with this simple guide.

How to Reset Your Windows Password

Here's our guide to resetting your Windows password if you don't have access to a previously created password-reset disk.

How to Set Up a Wireless Router

Setting up your new wireless router is simple as long as you have a PC with a wireless network adapter and an active high-speed Internet connection. Here's a quick guide to getting your wireless router running smoothly.

How to Unblock Blocked Websites

Governments, schools, and businesses sometimes block websites in an attempt to reduce distractions, conserve bandwidth, or censor content. If you're willing to risk circumventing such limitations, here's how to do it.

How to Format Your Hard Drive in Windows

This option may sometimes be necessary for a drive. Here's the procedure, step by step.

How to Tell if a Link Is Safe Without Clicking on It

Here's what to do with a link that looks suspicious.

How to Start a Free Conference Call

Here's how to set up a conference call with free services FreeConferenceCall, Rondee, and Free Conference Calling.

How to Install Windows 7 Without the Disc

Here's how to legally download Windows 7 and make your own install disc.

How to Sync Your Media Library to Your Android Phone

Here's how to sync your photos, videos, and music to your Android phone with DoubleTwist for Windows.

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How to Convert an Ebook to the Amazon Kindle Format

Here's how to convert ePub files into a format that you can read on your Kindle.

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How to Use Special Characters in Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, and Google Chat

Here's a simple guide to using special characters and hidden emoticons to communicate more clearly on Facebook, Twitter, or Google Chat.

How to Forward Ports on Your Router

Your router can sometimes get in the way of your favorite multiplayer games or chat programs by inadvertently shuttering certain network ports. To fix that problem yourself, follow our simple guide to port forwarding.

How to Download YouTube Videos

If you want to download YouTube videos without having to pay a fee, install a toolbar, or run a dubious browser plug-in, check out our handy guide to using YouTube Downloader HD.

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How to Convert Video to Play on Your iOS or Android Device

Want to watch your DVDs or videos on your iPad or Honeycomb tablet? We'll show you how.

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