How-to Guides / Tutorials

Title Hitssort icon
Optimizing Vuze (formerly Azureus) for Speed 969,909
Optimizing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) For Speed 966,836
How to Make Vista Run Faster 761,199
32-bit and 64-bit explained 681,785
Best Free Torrent Search Engines 678,645
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04] 531,970
How to Back up Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 504,105
How to Disable Internet Explorer 487,924
Optimizing the Transmission Bittorrent Client for Speed 461,637
How to Move the My Documents Folder 407,636
The Best Android Tips and Tricks 389,614
The Best iPad Tips and Tricks [iOS 4 to 6] 370,437
How to Work With Audio CD .CDA Files 366,384
How to Hide a Windows Folder 356,060
How to Install Comodo Firewall 305,603
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 2: Partitioning your hard drive 301,372
Vuze Meta Search: Adding Search Sites 269,286
How to Make Firefox Load Faster 264,990
How to Remove Google Text Ads 257,222
How to Install Firefox 248,029
Gizmo's Guide to Securing Your PC 240,785
How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected 233,902
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint After Installation [Mint 13 to 16 - MATE Edition] 229,374
How to Find Out Which Windows Process is Using a File 224,146
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10] 222,507
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 222,239
Best Free Typing Tutor 217,870
How to Clean An Infected Computer 215,238
Learn How to Use the Windows Registry Editor (Regedit) in One Easy Lesson 188,696
How to Find the Best DNS Server 187,478
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically 180,695
How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake 174,773
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 1 171,616
Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed 171,572
Additional Vuze Settings 167,897
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 3: Imaging your hard drive 167,403
How to Surf More Securely 166,648
Optimizing BitComet for Speed 163,668
How to Set Up Your Own Web Server 161,372
How to Move Windows 7 Personal Folders Like My Documents to Another Drive 160,114
How to Protect Your Online Privacy 159,721
How to Change DNS Server 147,546
30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 141,440
Optimizing qBittorrent For Speed 130,145
How to Create an Audio CD from MP3 Files Using Free Software 126,577
Optimizing Tixati For Speed 123,273
Additional µTorrent Settings 121,703
HIPS Explained 114,997
How to Fix a Computer that Keeps Waking Up 112,377
How to Tell if a File is Malicious 112,094
How to Create a Bootable Rescue CD 107,165
How to Fix a Malware Infected Computer 105,235
Installing Media Player Classic - A step by step guide 102,222
How to Create a Program Launcher 99,872
Migrating to Mozilla Firefox 97,617
How to build and host a website for free - 1 97,056
How to Tell If A Website Is Dangerous 91,898
How to Convert PDF Files to Word Doc Files for Free 89,655
µTorrent Help: Selecting Files To Download In µTorrent 89,020
Safe Computing in Under an Hour 88,485
Encryption is Not Enough 85,574
µTorrent Help: Using µTorrent's Torrent Search 83,530
How to Repair a Windows 7 System with an Installation Disc 83,389
The Three Most Under-utilized Keyboard Shortcuts 83,207
Optimizing Deluge For Speed 81,166
How to Stay Safe While Online 79,943
How to Improve Your Security When Using a Public Terminal 79,782
How to Access Advanced Settings and Information for Your Chrome or Firefox Browser 77,120
How to Remove Unwanted Formatting from Text 76,834
How to Tame Comodo Defense+ 3 Without Disabling It 76,607
How & Why to switch from Yahoo! Mail to GMail 75,070
Nifty Way to Safely Move Folders or Programs to Another Drive or Partition in Windows 7 71,830
Free Downloadable PDF Tech Guides and Tutorials 71,427
How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors 69,234
Two New Ways to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 62,329
How to Rip to, Play and Split One-Album FLAC Files? 60,935
How to update Firefox or Thunderbird addons to work with a new release 60,366
Tips and Tricks to Make Full Use of Favorite Links 60,033
Understanding The Windows 7 UAC 57,862
What ISO Files Are - How to Open and Use Them 57,411
What Everybody Should Know About the Windows Registry 56,790
How to Reduce Spam 54,228
Optimizing µTorrent for Mac For Speed 53,686
How to Find Stuff on Your Windows 7 PC 52,957
Best Free Technical Support Sites 52,197
How to Customize the Windows 7 Notification Area (System Tray) 47,706
How to Disable the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (MSJVM) 47,118
What DNS Servers Do 46,606
Tweaking and performance guide for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 46,114
How to build and host a website for free - 2 45,019
How to Report Spam 43,769
Best Free Security Diet Plan 43,025
How To Avoid Spam 40,842
How to Remove the NAG Screen from Diskeeper Lite 40,396
How to Stop the Pesky Interference from Laptop Touchpads When Typing 40,193
How to Adjust the Visual Settings in Windows 7 for Best Performance 38,463
How to split, trim and join wmv video files with AsfBinWin? 37,641
How To Extract Audio Out of Video Files Losslessly and Fast 34,708
How to Unlock Extra Functions on Canon Compact Digital Cameras 34,020
An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 33,290
How to Backup the Windows Registry 32,249
How To Use Torrents 32,030
How To Locate The Best Free Radio Stations Streaming Classical Music 31,775
Optimizing BitTorrent For Speed 31,573
How to Find Out the Actual Quality of an Audio File? 31,199
How to Report Dangerous Websites 31,190
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 30,026
How to Stop Vista Objecting to Programs at Startup 29,615
What Else Have You Just Downloaded? 29,401
How to add an Additional Layer of Security to Your PC 28,867
How to Get the Best Use from the 7-Zip File Archiver Program 28,801
How to Convert CSV to TSV files by Batch 28,653
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) Without Toolbar and Ads 27,079
How to Create Recovery Discs or USB Keys in Windows 8 27,042
How to Find Out the Real Manufacturer of a Recordable DVD 26,794
How to Use Mouse Shortcuts 25,794
qBittorrent Help: Using the qBittorrent Torrent Search Engine 25,521
A Novel, Easy-To-Remember Technique for Creating Strong Passwords 22,490
How to Find Help at Microsoft for Your Computer Problems 22,368
Optimizing Halite For Speed 22,174
How to Create a BartPE disk Containing Acronis Universal Restore 21,549
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically in Windows 7 21,336
Best Use For An Old Machine 21,280
What is a bit? 21,064
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part I 20,229
How to Make Your Computer Screen Easier to See 19,316
How to Add a Classic All Programs Fly-Out Menu to the Windows 7 Start Menu 19,288
How to Get a Report of the Health of Your Windows 7 PC 19,236
qBittorrent Help: The Main Window 17,940
How to Write Compelling Articles on Technical Topics 17,886
How to create certain number of full+incremental backup archives with Acronis 17,854
Optimizing Transmission For Windows For Speed 17,751
How to Launch any Program Quickly Using Vista's Run Command. 17,124
What is a byte? 15,839
ReInstalling Windows 15,634
How To Use the Snipping Tool in Vista 15,237
How to Extend the Lifetime and Make Better Use of Solid State Drives (SSDs) in Windows 7 PCs 14,798
How to Suggest a New Software Category 13,652
What is 64-bit? 13,482
µTorrent Help: How To Hide & Lock µTorrent 13,139
How to Disable JavaScript in Popular Free PDF Readers 13,029
What is 32-bit? 12,947
Use OpenWithAdd and Other Methods to Run a File with the Program you Want 12,719
µTorrent Help: Moving Downloads Into Category Folders 12,409
How to Interpret a Top Download List on Your Favorite Download Sites 12,087
Easy Way to Securely Erase a Drive 11,828
Nifty Way to Automatically Run a Windows Script or Program Whenever You Turn Off the PC 11,721
qBittorrent Additional Help and Information 11,533
Learning to Make Your Own Website For Free 11,509
Bits and Bytes Explained 10,948
Understanding the Windows 8 user interfaces 10,912
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 10,299
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 10,232
What is 8-bit? 10,152
Seven Tips To Improve Your Security On Facebook 9,932
What is 256-bit? 9,727
Installing Vuze Without Toolbar 9,560
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) As A Portable 9,473
How to Personalize the Windows XP Start Menu 9,320
µTorrent & BitTorrent Help 7,918
What is 128-bit? 7,799
µTorrent Help: Dealing With ISP Interference 7,212
What is 16-bit? 5,862
Vuze Help 3,561
Vuze Help: Dealing with ISP Interference 3,129
qBittorrent Help 2,337

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