How-to Guides / Tutorials

Title Hitssort icon
Optimizing Vuze (formerly Azureus) for Speed 969,524
Optimizing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) For Speed 965,765
How to Make Vista Run Faster 760,942
32-bit and 64-bit explained 681,235
Best Free Torrent Search Engines 677,394
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04] 531,744
How to Back up Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 503,919
How to Disable Internet Explorer 487,750
Optimizing the Transmission Bittorrent Client for Speed 461,384
How to Move the My Documents Folder 407,449
The Best Android Tips and Tricks 388,921
The Best iPad Tips and Tricks [iOS 4 to 6] 370,028
How to Work With Audio CD .CDA Files 366,100
How to Hide a Windows Folder 355,883
How to Install Comodo Firewall 305,013
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 2: Partitioning your hard drive 301,212
Vuze Meta Search: Adding Search Sites 268,977
How to Make Firefox Load Faster 264,828
How to Remove Google Text Ads 257,016
How to Install Firefox 247,953
Gizmo's Guide to Securing Your PC 240,656
How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected 233,560
Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint After Installation [Mint 13 to 16 - MATE Edition] 228,796
How to Find Out Which Windows Process is Using a File 223,902
Tips and Tricks for Ubuntu after Installation [Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10] 222,027
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 220,087
Best Free Typing Tutor 217,683
How to Clean An Infected Computer 214,805
Learn How to Use the Windows Registry Editor (Regedit) in One Easy Lesson 188,433
How to Find the Best DNS Server 187,168
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically 180,594
How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake 174,615
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 1 171,501
Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed 171,396
Additional Vuze Settings 167,733
Never Re-install Windows Again Part 3: Imaging your hard drive 167,159
How to Surf More Securely 166,569
Optimizing BitComet for Speed 163,554
How to Set Up Your Own Web Server 161,221
How to Move Windows 7 Personal Folders Like My Documents to Another Drive 159,723
How to Protect Your Online Privacy 159,471
How to Change DNS Server 147,377
30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 140,991
Optimizing qBittorrent For Speed 129,878
How to Create an Audio CD from MP3 Files Using Free Software 126,182
Optimizing Tixati For Speed 123,076
Additional µTorrent Settings 121,543
HIPS Explained 114,891
How to Fix a Computer that Keeps Waking Up 112,065
How to Tell if a File is Malicious 111,974
How to Create a Bootable Rescue CD 107,102
How to Fix a Malware Infected Computer 104,996
Installing Media Player Classic - A step by step guide 102,188
How to Create a Program Launcher 99,834
Migrating to Mozilla Firefox 97,557
How to build and host a website for free - 1 96,987
How to Tell If A Website Is Dangerous 91,711
How to Convert PDF Files to Word Doc Files for Free 89,591
µTorrent Help: Selecting Files To Download In µTorrent 88,775
Safe Computing in Under an Hour 88,408
Encryption is Not Enough 85,483
µTorrent Help: Using µTorrent's Torrent Search 83,309
The Three Most Under-utilized Keyboard Shortcuts 83,189
How to Repair a Windows 7 System with an Installation Disc 83,025
Optimizing Deluge For Speed 81,019
How to Stay Safe While Online 79,814
How to Improve Your Security When Using a Public Terminal 79,735
How to Access Advanced Settings and Information for Your Chrome or Firefox Browser 76,980
How to Remove Unwanted Formatting from Text 76,787
How to Tame Comodo Defense+ 3 Without Disabling It 76,562
How & Why to switch from Yahoo! Mail to GMail 74,980
Nifty Way to Safely Move Folders or Programs to Another Drive or Partition in Windows 7 71,685
Free Downloadable PDF Tech Guides and Tutorials 71,394
How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors 69,069
Two New Ways to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 62,132
How to Rip to, Play and Split One-Album FLAC Files? 60,793
How to update Firefox or Thunderbird addons to work with a new release 60,349
Tips and Tricks to Make Full Use of Favorite Links 59,975
Understanding The Windows 7 UAC 57,757
What ISO Files Are - How to Open and Use Them 57,187
What Everybody Should Know About the Windows Registry 56,758
How to Reduce Spam 54,184
Optimizing µTorrent for Mac For Speed 53,426
How to Find Stuff on Your Windows 7 PC 52,873
Best Free Technical Support Sites 52,086
How to Customize the Windows 7 Notification Area (System Tray) 47,595
How to Disable the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (MSJVM) 47,097
What DNS Servers Do 46,564
Tweaking and performance guide for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 46,106
How to build and host a website for free - 2 44,998
How to Report Spam 43,683
Best Free Security Diet Plan 43,002
How To Avoid Spam 40,809
How to Remove the NAG Screen from Diskeeper Lite 40,389
How to Stop the Pesky Interference from Laptop Touchpads When Typing 40,047
How to Adjust the Visual Settings in Windows 7 for Best Performance 38,334
How to split, trim and join wmv video files with AsfBinWin? 37,622
How To Extract Audio Out of Video Files Losslessly and Fast 34,670
How to Unlock Extra Functions on Canon Compact Digital Cameras 34,011
An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 33,148
How to Backup the Windows Registry 32,229
How To Use Torrents 31,924
How To Locate The Best Free Radio Stations Streaming Classical Music 31,722
Optimizing BitTorrent For Speed 31,528
How to Find Out the Actual Quality of an Audio File? 31,121
How to Report Dangerous Websites 31,117
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 29,992
How to Stop Vista Objecting to Programs at Startup 29,610
What Else Have You Just Downloaded? 29,356
How to add an Additional Layer of Security to Your PC 28,849
How to Get the Best Use from the 7-Zip File Archiver Program 28,775
How to Convert CSV to TSV files by Batch 28,633
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) Without Toolbar and Ads 26,952
How to Create Recovery Discs or USB Keys in Windows 8 26,912
How to Find Out the Real Manufacturer of a Recordable DVD 26,775
How to Use Mouse Shortcuts 25,783
qBittorrent Help: Using the qBittorrent Torrent Search Engine 25,448
A Novel, Easy-To-Remember Technique for Creating Strong Passwords 22,478
How to Find Help at Microsoft for Your Computer Problems 22,352
Optimizing Halite For Speed 22,159
How to Create a BartPE disk Containing Acronis Universal Restore 21,538
Best Use For An Old Machine 21,272
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically in Windows 7 21,232
What is a bit? 21,050
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part I 20,210
How to Make Your Computer Screen Easier to See 19,307
How to Add a Classic All Programs Fly-Out Menu to the Windows 7 Start Menu 19,276
How to Get a Report of the Health of Your Windows 7 PC 19,209
qBittorrent Help: The Main Window 17,899
How to Write Compelling Articles on Technical Topics 17,871
How to create certain number of full+incremental backup archives with Acronis 17,844
Optimizing Transmission For Windows For Speed 17,732
How to Launch any Program Quickly Using Vista's Run Command. 17,109
What is a byte? 15,831
ReInstalling Windows 15,629
How To Use the Snipping Tool in Vista 15,228
How to Extend the Lifetime and Make Better Use of Solid State Drives (SSDs) in Windows 7 PCs 14,788
How to Suggest a New Software Category 13,627
What is 64-bit? 13,476
µTorrent Help: How To Hide & Lock µTorrent 13,045
How to Disable JavaScript in Popular Free PDF Readers 13,017
What is 32-bit? 12,925
Use OpenWithAdd and Other Methods to Run a File with the Program you Want 12,711
µTorrent Help: Moving Downloads Into Category Folders 12,339
How to Interpret a Top Download List on Your Favorite Download Sites 12,080
Easy Way to Securely Erase a Drive 11,813
Nifty Way to Automatically Run a Windows Script or Program Whenever You Turn Off the PC 11,698
qBittorrent Additional Help and Information 11,527
Learning to Make Your Own Website For Free 11,501
Bits and Bytes Explained 10,934
Understanding the Windows 8 user interfaces 10,890
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 10,293
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 10,225
What is 8-bit? 10,130
Seven Tips To Improve Your Security On Facebook 9,923
What is 256-bit? 9,719
Installing Vuze Without Toolbar 9,545
Installing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) As A Portable 9,426
How to Personalize the Windows XP Start Menu 9,312
µTorrent & BitTorrent Help 7,889
What is 128-bit? 7,792
µTorrent Help: Dealing With ISP Interference 7,149
What is 16-bit? 5,856
Vuze Help 3,553
Vuze Help: Dealing with ISP Interference 3,119
qBittorrent Help 2,330

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