How-to Guides / Tutorials

Title Hitssort icon
Optimizing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) For Speed 1,079,236
Optimizing Vuze (formerly Azureus) for Speed 1,019,787
Best Free Torrent Search Engines 827,062
How to Make Vista Run Faster 789,814
32-bit and 64-bit explained 771,285
How to Back up Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 520,634
How to Disable Internet Explorer 511,628
Optimizing the Transmission Bittorrent Client for Speed 491,450
The Best Android Tips and Tricks 450,555
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 427,954
How to Move the My Documents Folder 423,700
The Best iPad Tips and Tricks [iOS 4 to 6] 416,229
How to Work With Audio CD .CDA Files 407,362
How to Hide a Windows Folder 375,104
How to Install Comodo Firewall 356,232
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 2: Partitioning your hard drive 313,698
Vuze Meta Search: Adding Search Sites 309,201
How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected 284,115
How to Remove Google Text Ads 282,729
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint After Installation [Mint 13 to 16 - MATE Edition] 280,776
How to Clean An Infected Computer 277,239
How to Make Firefox Load Faster 276,359
How to Install Firefox 258,952
How to Find Out Which Windows Process is Using a File 256,545
Gizmo's Guide to Securing Your PC 255,974
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10] 253,847
Best Free Typing Tutor 241,459
How to Find the Best DNS Server 234,036
Learn How to Use the Windows Registry Editor (Regedit) in One Easy Lesson 223,334
How to Move Windows 7 Personal Folders Like My Documents to Another Drive 212,727
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically 195,900
30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 193,503
Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed 191,747
How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake 188,456
Additional Vuze Settings 184,576
How to Protect Your Online Privacy 184,089
Optimizing BitComet for Speed 180,859
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 1 180,829
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 3: Imaging your hard drive 178,020
How to Create an Audio CD from MP3 Files Using Free Software 177,221
How to Surf More Securely 177,085
How to Set Up Your Own Web Server 173,357
How to Change DNS Server 169,532
Optimizing qBittorrent For Speed 162,479
How to Fix a Computer that Keeps Waking Up 158,274
Optimizing Tixati For Speed 144,127
How to Fix a Malware Infected Computer 143,210
Additional µTorrent Settings 136,981
How to Tell if a File is Malicious 130,104
How to Repair a Windows 7 System with an Installation Disc 127,298
HIPS Explained 126,437
How to Tell If A Website Is Dangerous 116,702
How to Create a Bootable Rescue CD 114,414
µTorrent Help: Selecting Files To Download In µTorrent 114,276
µTorrent Help: Using µTorrent's Torrent Search 109,101
Installing Media Player Classic - A step by step guide 106,990
How to build and host a website for free - 1 105,597
How to Create a Program Launcher 104,942
Migrating to Mozilla Firefox 102,751
Optimizing Deluge For Speed 102,518
Encryption is Not Enough 99,951
How to Access Advanced Settings and Information for Your Chrome or Firefox Browser 99,272
How to Stay Safe While Online 98,720
How to Convert PDF Files to Word Doc Files for Free 96,896
How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors 95,709
Safe Computing in Under an Hour 94,817
Nifty Way to Safely Move Folders or Programs to Another Drive or Partition in Windows 7 89,863
How & Why to switch from Yahoo! Mail to GMail 87,981
How to Improve Your Security When Using a Public Terminal 86,236
The Three Most Under-utilized Keyboard Shortcuts 85,574
Optimizing µTorrent for Mac For Speed 83,249
How to Remove Unwanted Formatting from Text 83,060
Two New Ways to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 81,890
How to Tame Comodo Defense+ 3 Without Disabling It 81,285
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 14.04] 79,834
What ISO Files Are - How to Open and Use Them 79,210
How to Rip to, Play and Split One-Album FLAC Files? 77,182
Free Downloadable PDF Tech Guides and Tutorials 76,046
Best Free Technical Support Sites 74,050
Understanding The Windows 7 UAC 67,611
Tips and Tricks to Make Full Use of Favorite Links 67,357
What Everybody Should Know About the Windows Registry 64,591
How to Find Stuff on Your Windows 7 PC 63,766
How to update Firefox or Thunderbird addons to work with a new release 63,268
How to Reduce Spam 59,593
How to Customize the Windows 7 Notification Area (System Tray) 57,422
How to Stop the Pesky Interference from Laptop Touchpads When Typing 55,007
An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 54,153
What DNS Servers Do 54,069
How to Report Spam 53,701
How to Adjust the Visual Settings in Windows 7 for Best Performance 52,649
How to Disable the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (MSJVM) 51,160
How to build and host a website for free - 2 48,919
Tweaking and performance guide for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 48,766
How To Avoid Spam 48,249
Best Free Security Diet Plan 45,712
How To Use Torrents 42,741
How to split, trim and join wmv video files with AsfBinWin? 42,354
How to Remove the NAG Screen from Diskeeper Lite 42,118
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically in Windows 7 42,069
How to Report Dangerous Websites 41,821
qBittorrent Help: Using the qBittorrent Torrent Search Engine 41,025
How to Find Out the Actual Quality of an Audio File? 41,021
How To Extract Audio Out of Video Files Losslessly and Fast 39,867
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) Without Toolbar and Ads 39,773
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 37,367
Optimizing BitTorrent For Speed 36,869
How To Locate The Best Free Radio Stations Streaming Classical Music 36,538
How to Create Recovery Discs or USB Keys in Windows 8 36,295
How to Unlock Extra Functions on Canon Compact Digital Cameras 35,298
What Else Have You Just Downloaded? 35,165
How to Backup the Windows Registry 35,146
Continuous Ink System (CIS) 34,548
How to Get the Best Use from the 7-Zip File Archiver Program 32,282
How to add an Additional Layer of Security to Your PC 31,625
How to Convert CSV to TSV files by Batch 30,923
How to Stop Vista Objecting to Programs at Startup 30,796
How to Find Out the Real Manufacturer of a Recordable DVD 29,112
How to Use Mouse Shortcuts 27,352
µTorrent Help: How To Hide & Lock µTorrent 24,753
What is a bit? 24,313
How to Find Help at Microsoft for Your Computer Problems 24,108
Optimizing Halite For Speed 23,893
A Novel, Easy-To-Remember Technique for Creating Strong Passwords 23,876
How to Get a Report of the Health of Your Windows 7 PC 23,503
How to Create a BartPE disk Containing Acronis Universal Restore 22,835
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part I 22,417
Best Use For An Old Machine 22,116
qBittorrent Help: The Main Window 21,758
How to Add a Classic All Programs Fly-Out Menu to the Windows 7 Start Menu 21,152
Windows 7 Startup 20,972
How to Make Your Computer Screen Easier to See 20,942
µTorrent Help: Moving Downloads Into Category Folders 20,793
Optimizing Transmission For Windows For Speed 20,713
How to Write Compelling Articles on Technical Topics 20,649
How to Launch any Program Quickly Using Vista's Run Command. 18,672
What is a byte? 18,451
How To Use the Snipping Tool in Vista 16,283
How to Extend the Lifetime and Make Better Use of Solid State Drives (SSDs) in Windows 7 PCs 16,256
Understanding the Windows 8 user interfaces 16,174
How to Suggest a New Software Category 15,303
What is 64-bit? 15,242
How to Disable JavaScript in Popular Free PDF Readers 15,034
Easy Way to Securely Erase a Drive 14,855
What is 32-bit? 14,799
Use OpenWithAdd and Other Methods to Run a File with the Program you Want 14,117
µTorrent Help: Dealing With ISP Interference 14,045
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) As A Portable 13,964
Nifty Way to Automatically Run a Windows Script or Program Whenever You Turn Off the PC 13,831
qBittorrent Additional Help and Information 13,358
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint after Installation [Mint 17 - Cinnamon Edition] 12,861
Bits and Bytes Explained 12,855
How to Interpret a Top Download List on Your Favorite Download Sites 12,743
Learning to Make Your Own Website For Free 12,608
What is 8-bit? 12,253
Installing Vuze Without Toolbar 12,148
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 12,062
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 11,891
What is 256-bit? 11,583
µTorrent & BitTorrent Help 11,280
Seven Tips To Improve Your Security On Facebook 10,902
Deeper into the Windows Registry 10,554
How to Personalize the Windows XP Start Menu 10,356
Do we really need Windows registry cleaners? 9,954
What is 128-bit? 9,053
What is 16-bit? 7,005
Vuze Help: Dealing with ISP Interference 5,220
Windows 7 Startup Components 5,172
Vuze Help 4,874
qBittorrent Help 3,376
Windows Startup Terminology 2,267

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