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How-to Guides / Tutorials

Title Hitssort icon
Optimizing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) For Speed 1,171,933
Best Free Torrent Search Engines 1,150,414
Optimizing Vuze (formerly Azureus) for Speed 1,063,743
How to Make Vista Run Faster 808,158
How to Back up Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 532,329
How to Disable Internet Explorer 526,460
Optimizing the Transmission Bittorrent Client for Speed 522,128
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 484,144
The Best Android Tips and Tricks 482,227
The Best iPad Tips and Tricks [iOS 4 to 6] 457,480
How to Work With Audio CD .CDA Files 443,032
How to Move the My Documents Folder 431,906
How to Install Comodo Firewall 392,304
How to Hide a Windows Folder 382,982
Vuze Meta Search: Adding Search Sites 350,147
How to Clean An Infected Computer 344,766
How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected 328,299
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 2: Partitioning your hard drive 323,752
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint after Installation [Mint 13 to 16 - MATE Edition] 304,521
How to Find the Best DNS Server 294,914
How to Remove Google Text Ads 294,340
How to Find Out Which Windows Process is Using a File 286,927
How to Make Firefox Load Faster 280,547
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10] 270,432
Gizmo's Guide to Securing Your PC 266,695
How to Install Firefox 264,372
Learn How to Use the Windows Registry Editor (Regedit) in One Easy Lesson 259,331
How to Move Windows 7 Personal Folders Like My Documents to Another Drive 258,297
30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 257,488
Best Free Typing Tutor 255,856
How to Create an Audio CD from MP3 Files Using Free Software 223,960
Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed 214,649
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically 208,098
How to Fix a Computer that Keeps Waking Up 207,943
Optimizing qBittorrent For Speed 199,867
How to Protect Your Online Privacy 199,617
How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake 199,582
Additional Vuze Settings 198,697
Optimizing BitComet for Speed 197,794
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 1 187,367
How to Change DNS Server 187,092
How to Surf More Securely 185,500
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 3: Imaging your hard drive 184,469
How to Fix a Malware Infected Computer 181,874
How to Set Up Your Own Web Server 180,150
Optimizing Tixati For Speed 164,639
How to Repair a Windows 7 System with an Installation Disc 162,339
µTorrent Help: Using µTorrent's Torrent Search 152,065
Additional µTorrent Settings 151,082
How to Tell if a File is Malicious 145,199
How to Tell If A Website Is Dangerous 144,757
HIPS Explained 136,677
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 14.04 - 14.10] 136,330
µTorrent Help: Selecting Files To Download In µTorrent 135,301
Optimizing Deluge For Speed 133,669
How to Create a Bootable Rescue CD 119,918
How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors 117,267
How to Access Advanced Settings and Information for Your Chrome or Firefox Browser 115,461
How to Stay Safe While Online 114,192
How to build and host a website for free - 1 111,560
Encryption is Not Enough 111,514
Installing Media Player Classic - A step by step guide 110,731
Optimizing µTorrent for Mac For Speed 110,727
How to Create a Program Launcher 109,312
Nifty Way to Safely Move Folders or Programs to Another Drive or Partition in Windows 7 107,351
Migrating to Mozilla Firefox 105,439
How to Convert PDF Files to Word Doc Files for Free 101,586
Safe Computing in Under an Hour 100,690
How & Why to switch from Yahoo! Mail to GMail 100,078
What ISO Files Are - How to Open and Use Them 97,995
Best Free Technical Support Sites 96,054
Two New Ways to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 94,309
How to Rip to, Play and Split One-Album FLAC Files? 92,925
How to Improve Your Security When Using a Public Terminal 90,609
How to Remove Unwanted Formatting from Text 87,944
The Three Most Under-utilized Keyboard Shortcuts 87,208
How to Tame Comodo Defense+ 3 Without Disabling It 84,844
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint after Installation [Mint 17 & 17.1 - Cinnamon Edition] 81,694
Free Downloadable PDF Tech Guides and Tutorials 80,431
An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 77,752
Understanding The Windows 7 UAC 74,746
What Everybody Should Know About the Windows Registry 74,274
Tips and Tricks to Make Full Use of Favorite Links 73,013
How to Find Stuff on Your Windows 7 PC 70,992
How to Adjust the Visual Settings in Windows 7 for Best Performance 66,422
How to Stop the Pesky Interference from Laptop Touchpads When Typing 65,767
How to update Firefox or Thunderbird addons to work with a new release 65,764
How to Customize the Windows 7 Notification Area (System Tray) 64,098
How to Report Spam 62,757
How to Reduce Spam 62,726
What DNS Servers Do 60,000
qBittorrent Help: Using the qBittorrent Torrent Search Engine 58,947
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically in Windows 7 58,254
How to Disable the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (MSJVM) 54,745
How To Use Torrents 54,103
How To Avoid Spam 54,091
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) Without Toolbar and Ads 52,110
How to Find Out the Actual Quality of an Audio File? 51,646
How to build and host a website for free - 2 51,495
How to Report Dangerous Websites 50,669
Tweaking and performance guide for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 50,014
Best Free Security Diet Plan 47,734
How to split, trim and join wmv video files with AsfBinWin? 46,812
Windows 7 Startup 46,000
How To Extract Audio Out of Video Files Losslessly and Fast 45,208
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 44,745
How to Remove the NAG Screen from Diskeeper Lite 43,362
Optimizing BitTorrent For Speed 42,725
How to Create Recovery Discs or USB Keys in Windows 8 42,201
What Else Have You Just Downloaded? 41,805
How To Locate The Best Free Radio Stations Streaming Classical Music 40,290
Continuous Ink System (CIS) 37,520
How to Backup the Windows Registry 37,502
How to Convert CSV to TSV files by Batch 37,389
µTorrent Help: How To Hide & Lock µTorrent 36,697
How to Unlock Extra Functions on Canon Compact Digital Cameras 36,127
How to Get the Best Use from the 7-Zip File Archiver Program 34,964
How to add an Additional Layer of Security to Your PC 34,186
µTorrent Help: Moving Downloads Into Category Folders 32,065
How to Stop Vista Objecting to Programs at Startup 31,826
How to Find Out the Real Manufacturer of a Recordable DVD 30,932
How to Use Mouse Shortcuts 28,531
How to Get a Report of the Health of Your Windows 7 PC 27,784
qBittorrent Help: The Main Window 27,045
What is a bit? 26,458
Optimizing Halite For Speed 25,910
How to Find Help at Microsoft for Your Computer Problems 25,729
A Novel, Easy-To-Remember Technique for Creating Strong Passwords 24,830
Optimizing Transmission For Windows For Speed 24,370
µTorrent Help: Dealing With ISP Interference 24,283
How to Create a BartPE disk Containing Acronis Universal Restore 24,095
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part I 24,092
How to Write Compelling Articles on Technical Topics 22,987
Best Use For An Old Machine 22,840
How to Add a Classic All Programs Fly-Out Menu to the Windows 7 Start Menu 22,594
How to Make Your Computer Screen Easier to See 22,324
What is a byte? 20,650
How to Launch any Program Quickly Using Vista's Run Command. 19,882
Understanding the Windows 8 user interfaces 18,362
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) As A Portable 18,224
How to Extend the Lifetime and Make Better Use of Solid State Drives (SSDs) in Windows 7 PCs 17,708
Easy Way to Securely Erase a Drive 17,469
How To Use the Snipping Tool in Vista 17,141
How to Disable JavaScript in Popular Free PDF Readers 17,133
What is 64-bit? 16,858
How to Suggest a New Software Category 16,426
What is 32-bit? 16,389
Nifty Way to Automatically Run a Windows Script or Program Whenever You Turn Off the PC 15,621
qBittorrent Additional Help and Information 15,612
Use OpenWithAdd and Other Methods to Run a File with the Program you Want 15,481
µTorrent & BitTorrent Help 15,002
Deeper into the Windows Registry 14,981
Installing Vuze Without Toolbar 14,483
Bits and Bytes Explained 14,398
What is 8-bit? 14,081
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 13,695
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 13,662
Learning to Make Your Own Website For Free 13,422
How to Interpret a Top Download List on Your Favorite Download Sites 13,335
What is 256-bit? 13,304
Do we really need Windows registry cleaners? 13,139
Seven Tips To Improve Your Security On Facebook 11,894
How to Personalize the Windows XP Start Menu 11,182
What is 128-bit? 10,255
What is 16-bit? 7,916
Vuze Help: Dealing with ISP Interference 7,647
Windows 7 Startup Components 7,517
Vuze Help 6,107
Windows File Name Restrictions – Why a File Name Can be too Long 4,721
qBittorrent Help 4,618
Windows Startup Terminology 3,598
What Every PC User Should Know about Windows File Extensions- FAQ 2,921

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