How-to Guides / Tutorials

Title Hitssort icon
Optimizing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) For Speed 1,052,120
Optimizing Vuze (formerly Azureus) for Speed 1,004,838
Best Free Torrent Search Engines 784,944
How to Make Vista Run Faster 782,596
32-bit and 64-bit explained 740,139
How to Back up Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 516,371
How to Disable Internet Explorer 506,546
Optimizing the Transmission Bittorrent Client for Speed 483,015
The Best Android Tips and Tricks 436,139
How to Move the My Documents Folder 421,073
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 409,694
The Best iPad Tips and Tricks [iOS 4 to 6] 400,854
How to Work With Audio CD .CDA Files 396,893
How to Hide a Windows Folder 371,560
How to Install Comodo Firewall 344,475
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 2: Partitioning your hard drive 311,556
Vuze Meta Search: Adding Search Sites 297,712
How to Remove Google Text Ads 279,320
How to Make Firefox Load Faster 274,605
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint After Installation [Mint 13 to 16 - MATE Edition] 272,908
How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected 269,520
How to Install Firefox 256,860
How to Clean An Infected Computer 256,692
Gizmo's Guide to Securing Your PC 252,293
How to Find Out Which Windows Process is Using a File 246,494
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10] 246,461
Best Free Typing Tutor 235,601
How to Find the Best DNS Server 216,379
Learn How to Use the Windows Registry Editor (Regedit) in One Easy Lesson 212,296
How to Move Windows 7 Personal Folders Like My Documents to Another Drive 196,834
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically 191,684
Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed 185,508
How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake 185,181
Additional Vuze Settings 180,958
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 1 179,380
How to Protect Your Online Privacy 178,253
30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 177,325
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 3: Imaging your hard drive 176,171
Optimizing BitComet for Speed 175,693
How to Surf More Securely 174,585
How to Set Up Your Own Web Server 170,723
How to Create an Audio CD from MP3 Files Using Free Software 163,277
How to Change DNS Server 160,969
Optimizing qBittorrent For Speed 153,278
How to Fix a Computer that Keeps Waking Up 144,478
Optimizing Tixati For Speed 137,826
Additional µTorrent Settings 133,030
How to Fix a Malware Infected Computer 130,549
How to Tell if a File is Malicious 125,174
HIPS Explained 123,146
How to Repair a Windows 7 System with an Installation Disc 114,577
How to Create a Bootable Rescue CD 113,247
µTorrent Help: Selecting Files To Download In µTorrent 108,617
How to Tell If A Website Is Dangerous 107,997
Installing Media Player Classic - A step by step guide 105,729
How to Create a Program Launcher 103,633
How to build and host a website for free - 1 103,478
µTorrent Help: Using µTorrent's Torrent Search 101,876
Migrating to Mozilla Firefox 101,818
Encryption is Not Enough 95,998
Optimizing Deluge For Speed 95,751
How to Convert PDF Files to Word Doc Files for Free 95,023
How to Stay Safe While Online 93,924
Safe Computing in Under an Hour 93,067
How to Access Advanced Settings and Information for Your Chrome or Firefox Browser 91,862
How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors 89,680
The Three Most Under-utilized Keyboard Shortcuts 84,921
How to Improve Your Security When Using a Public Terminal 84,867
How & Why to switch from Yahoo! Mail to GMail 84,438
Nifty Way to Safely Move Folders or Programs to Another Drive or Partition in Windows 7 83,683
How to Remove Unwanted Formatting from Text 81,087
How to Tame Comodo Defense+ 3 Without Disabling It 79,914
Two New Ways to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 76,412
Free Downloadable PDF Tech Guides and Tutorials 74,965
Optimizing µTorrent for Mac For Speed 74,605
What ISO Files Are - How to Open and Use Them 72,687
How to Rip to, Play and Split One-Album FLAC Files? 72,462
Best Free Technical Support Sites 67,233
Tips and Tricks to Make Full Use of Favorite Links 65,249
Understanding The Windows 7 UAC 65,141
How to update Firefox or Thunderbird addons to work with a new release 62,449
What Everybody Should Know About the Windows Registry 61,415
How to Find Stuff on Your Windows 7 PC 61,199
How to Reduce Spam 58,257
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 14.04] 57,237
How to Customize the Windows 7 Notification Area (System Tray) 54,902
What DNS Servers Do 51,133
How to Report Spam 50,910
How to Stop the Pesky Interference from Laptop Touchpads When Typing 50,760
How to Disable the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (MSJVM) 49,931
How to Adjust the Visual Settings in Windows 7 for Best Performance 48,622
Tweaking and performance guide for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 48,342
An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 48,099
How to build and host a website for free - 2 47,797
How To Avoid Spam 46,129
Best Free Security Diet Plan 45,039
How to Remove the NAG Screen from Diskeeper Lite 41,717
How to split, trim and join wmv video files with AsfBinWin? 40,830
How To Use Torrents 39,697
How to Report Dangerous Websites 38,649
How To Extract Audio Out of Video Files Losslessly and Fast 38,224
How to Find Out the Actual Quality of an Audio File? 37,998
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) Without Toolbar and Ads 36,548
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically in Windows 7 35,471
How To Locate The Best Free Radio Stations Streaming Classical Music 35,259
Optimizing BitTorrent For Speed 35,184
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 34,998
How to Unlock Extra Functions on Canon Compact Digital Cameras 34,945
How to Backup the Windows Registry 34,360
How to Create Recovery Discs or USB Keys in Windows 8 34,209
Continuous Ink System (CIS) 33,305
What Else Have You Just Downloaded? 33,159
qBittorrent Help: Using the qBittorrent Torrent Search Engine 31,605
How to Get the Best Use from the 7-Zip File Archiver Program 31,274
How to add an Additional Layer of Security to Your PC 30,916
How to Stop Vista Objecting to Programs at Startup 30,433
How to Convert CSV to TSV files by Batch 30,277
How to Find Out the Real Manufacturer of a Recordable DVD 28,524
How to Use Mouse Shortcuts 26,940
How to Find Help at Microsoft for Your Computer Problems 23,605
A Novel, Easy-To-Remember Technique for Creating Strong Passwords 23,577
What is a bit? 23,456
Optimizing Halite For Speed 23,387
How to Create a BartPE disk Containing Acronis Universal Restore 22,447
How to Get a Report of the Health of Your Windows 7 PC 22,133
Best Use For An Old Machine 21,902
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part I 21,869
µTorrent Help: How To Hide & Lock µTorrent 21,499
qBittorrent Help: The Main Window 20,669
How to Add a Classic All Programs Fly-Out Menu to the Windows 7 Start Menu 20,653
How to Make Your Computer Screen Easier to See 20,439
Optimizing Transmission For Windows For Speed 19,835
How to Write Compelling Articles on Technical Topics 19,664
How to create certain number of full+incremental backup archives with Acronis 18,550
µTorrent Help: Moving Downloads Into Category Folders 18,328
How to Launch any Program Quickly Using Vista's Run Command. 18,181
What is a byte? 17,690
ReInstalling Windows 16,109
How To Use the Snipping Tool in Vista 15,965
How to Extend the Lifetime and Make Better Use of Solid State Drives (SSDs) in Windows 7 PCs 15,833
How to Suggest a New Software Category 14,985
What is 64-bit? 14,684
How to Disable JavaScript in Popular Free PDF Readers 14,358
What is 32-bit? 14,300
Easy Way to Securely Erase a Drive 14,014
Use OpenWithAdd and Other Methods to Run a File with the Program you Want 13,707
Understanding the Windows 8 user interfaces 13,613
Nifty Way to Automatically Run a Windows Script or Program Whenever You Turn Off the PC 13,201
qBittorrent Additional Help and Information 12,818
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) As A Portable 12,618
How to Interpret a Top Download List on Your Favorite Download Sites 12,559
Bits and Bytes Explained 12,308
Learning to Make Your Own Website For Free 12,289
µTorrent Help: Dealing With ISP Interference 11,829
What is 8-bit? 11,612
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 11,544
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 11,369
Installing Vuze Without Toolbar 11,340
What is 256-bit? 10,987
Seven Tips To Improve Your Security On Facebook 10,643
Windows 7 Startup 10,608
µTorrent & BitTorrent Help 10,281
How to Personalize the Windows XP Start Menu 10,031
Deeper into the Windows Registry 9,383
What is 128-bit? 8,690
What is 16-bit? 6,722
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint after Installation [Mint 17 - Cinnamon Edition] 4,567
Vuze Help 4,515
Vuze Help: Dealing with ISP Interference 4,485
qBittorrent Help 3,083
Windows Startup Terminology 1,345
Windows 7 Components for Startup 1,049

Gizmo's Freeware is Recruiting!

Gizmos Needs YouShare your knowledge of free software with millions of Gizmo's readers by joining our editing team.  Details here.