How-to Guides / Tutorials

Title Hitssort icon
Optimizing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) For Speed 1,082,686
Optimizing Vuze (formerly Azureus) for Speed 1,021,532
Best Free Torrent Search Engines 834,875
How to Make Vista Run Faster 790,781
32-bit and 64-bit explained 775,078
How to Back up Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 521,168
How to Disable Internet Explorer 512,224
Optimizing the Transmission Bittorrent Client for Speed 492,623
The Best Android Tips and Tricks 452,358
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 430,103
How to Move the My Documents Folder 424,022
The Best iPad Tips and Tricks [iOS 4 to 6] 418,455
How to Work With Audio CD .CDA Files 408,936
How to Hide a Windows Folder 375,476
How to Install Comodo Firewall 357,698
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 2: Partitioning your hard drive 313,954
Vuze Meta Search: Adding Search Sites 310,887
How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected 286,092
How to Remove Google Text Ads 283,144
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint After Installation [Mint 13 to 16 - MATE Edition] 282,089
How to Clean An Infected Computer 279,986
How to Make Firefox Load Faster 276,562
How to Install Firefox 259,226
How to Find Out Which Windows Process is Using a File 257,944
Gizmo's Guide to Securing Your PC 256,548
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10] 254,670
Best Free Typing Tutor 242,168
How to Find the Best DNS Server 236,635
Learn How to Use the Windows Registry Editor (Regedit) in One Easy Lesson 224,822
How to Move Windows 7 Personal Folders Like My Documents to Another Drive 214,764
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically 196,366
30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 195,951
Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed 192,497
How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake 188,878
Additional Vuze Settings 185,119
How to Protect Your Online Privacy 184,820
Optimizing BitComet for Speed 181,578
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 1 181,035
How to Create an Audio CD from MP3 Files Using Free Software 179,301
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 3: Imaging your hard drive 178,277
How to Surf More Securely 177,364
How to Set Up Your Own Web Server 173,695
How to Change DNS Server 170,464
Optimizing qBittorrent For Speed 163,736
How to Fix a Computer that Keeps Waking Up 160,148
How to Fix a Malware Infected Computer 144,969
Optimizing Tixati For Speed 144,914
Additional µTorrent Settings 137,446
How to Tell if a File is Malicious 130,803
How to Repair a Windows 7 System with an Installation Disc 128,909
HIPS Explained 126,905
How to Tell If A Website Is Dangerous 117,924
µTorrent Help: Selecting Files To Download In µTorrent 115,084
How to Create a Bootable Rescue CD 114,672
µTorrent Help: Using µTorrent's Torrent Search 111,228
Installing Media Player Classic - A step by step guide 107,157
How to build and host a website for free - 1 105,834
How to Create a Program Launcher 105,101
Optimizing Deluge For Speed 103,470
Migrating to Mozilla Firefox 102,858
Encryption is Not Enough 100,471
How to Access Advanced Settings and Information for Your Chrome or Firefox Browser 100,087
How to Stay Safe While Online 99,439
How to Convert PDF Files to Word Doc Files for Free 97,175
How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors 96,520
Safe Computing in Under an Hour 95,053
Nifty Way to Safely Move Folders or Programs to Another Drive or Partition in Windows 7 90,685
How & Why to switch from Yahoo! Mail to GMail 88,474
How to Improve Your Security When Using a Public Terminal 86,418
The Three Most Under-utilized Keyboard Shortcuts 85,671
Optimizing µTorrent for Mac For Speed 84,515
How to Remove Unwanted Formatting from Text 83,274
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 14.04] 82,574
Two New Ways to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 82,517
How to Tame Comodo Defense+ 3 Without Disabling It 81,464
What ISO Files Are - How to Open and Use Them 80,010
How to Rip to, Play and Split One-Album FLAC Files? 77,881
Free Downloadable PDF Tech Guides and Tutorials 76,193
Best Free Technical Support Sites 74,995
Understanding The Windows 7 UAC 67,931
Tips and Tricks to Make Full Use of Favorite Links 67,609
What Everybody Should Know About the Windows Registry 64,987
How to Find Stuff on Your Windows 7 PC 64,092
How to update Firefox or Thunderbird addons to work with a new release 63,361
How to Reduce Spam 59,759
How to Customize the Windows 7 Notification Area (System Tray) 57,749
How to Stop the Pesky Interference from Laptop Touchpads When Typing 55,555
An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 54,986
What DNS Servers Do 54,390
How to Report Spam 54,091
How to Adjust the Visual Settings in Windows 7 for Best Performance 53,230
How to Disable the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (MSJVM) 51,330
How to build and host a website for free - 2 49,042
Tweaking and performance guide for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 48,830
How To Avoid Spam 48,557
Best Free Security Diet Plan 45,799
How To Use Torrents 43,110
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically in Windows 7 42,990
How to split, trim and join wmv video files with AsfBinWin? 42,539
How to Report Dangerous Websites 42,275
qBittorrent Help: Using the qBittorrent Torrent Search Engine 42,274
How to Remove the NAG Screen from Diskeeper Lite 42,171
How to Find Out the Actual Quality of an Audio File? 41,443
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) Without Toolbar and Ads 40,165
How To Extract Audio Out of Video Files Losslessly and Fast 40,086
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 37,660
Optimizing BitTorrent For Speed 37,069
How To Locate The Best Free Radio Stations Streaming Classical Music 36,724
How to Create Recovery Discs or USB Keys in Windows 8 36,603
What Else Have You Just Downloaded? 35,385
How to Unlock Extra Functions on Canon Compact Digital Cameras 35,333
How to Backup the Windows Registry 35,278
Continuous Ink System (CIS) 34,667
How to Get the Best Use from the 7-Zip File Archiver Program 32,392
How to add an Additional Layer of Security to Your PC 31,710
How to Convert CSV to TSV files by Batch 31,016
How to Stop Vista Objecting to Programs at Startup 30,848
How to Find Out the Real Manufacturer of a Recordable DVD 29,191
How to Use Mouse Shortcuts 27,410
µTorrent Help: How To Hide & Lock µTorrent 25,186
What is a bit? 24,408
How to Find Help at Microsoft for Your Computer Problems 24,184
Optimizing Halite For Speed 23,957
A Novel, Easy-To-Remember Technique for Creating Strong Passwords 23,918
How to Get a Report of the Health of Your Windows 7 PC 23,655
How to Create a BartPE disk Containing Acronis Universal Restore 22,889
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part I 22,498
Best Use For An Old Machine 22,142
Windows 7 Startup 22,001
qBittorrent Help: The Main Window 21,910
How to Add a Classic All Programs Fly-Out Menu to the Windows 7 Start Menu 21,220
µTorrent Help: Moving Downloads Into Category Folders 21,165
How to Make Your Computer Screen Easier to See 21,010
Optimizing Transmission For Windows For Speed 20,852
How to Write Compelling Articles on Technical Topics 20,768
How to Launch any Program Quickly Using Vista's Run Command. 18,723
What is a byte? 18,541
How To Use the Snipping Tool in Vista 16,326
How to Extend the Lifetime and Make Better Use of Solid State Drives (SSDs) in Windows 7 PCs 16,318
Understanding the Windows 8 user interfaces 16,283
How to Suggest a New Software Category 15,375
What is 64-bit? 15,328
How to Disable JavaScript in Popular Free PDF Readers 15,132
Easy Way to Securely Erase a Drive 15,003
What is 32-bit? 14,873
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint after Installation [Mint 17 - Cinnamon Edition] 14,395
µTorrent Help: Dealing With ISP Interference 14,378
Use OpenWithAdd and Other Methods to Run a File with the Program you Want 14,178
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) As A Portable 14,155
Nifty Way to Automatically Run a Windows Script or Program Whenever You Turn Off the PC 13,912
qBittorrent Additional Help and Information 13,410
Bits and Bytes Explained 12,921
How to Interpret a Top Download List on Your Favorite Download Sites 12,767
Learning to Make Your Own Website For Free 12,638
What is 8-bit? 12,347
Installing Vuze Without Toolbar 12,247
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 12,127
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 11,975
What is 256-bit? 11,673
µTorrent & BitTorrent Help 11,410
Seven Tips To Improve Your Security On Facebook 10,941
Deeper into the Windows Registry 10,723
How to Personalize the Windows XP Start Menu 10,391
Do we really need Windows registry cleaners? 10,152
What is 128-bit? 9,118
What is 16-bit? 7,045
Vuze Help: Dealing with ISP Interference 5,323
Windows 7 Startup Components 5,284
Vuze Help 4,916
qBittorrent Help 3,423
Windows Startup Terminology 2,327

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