Software

How to Boot Your Computer From a Disc or USB Drive

Usually, you boot your computer from its main hard drive, which contains your operating system (like Windows). But occasionally, you may need to boot from a CD, DVD, or USB drive–say, if you’re running a recovery program, or testing out a new operating system like Linux. In order to do this, you need to tell your computer’s BIOS to load the operating system from...

How to Create a Live Ubuntu USB Drive With Persistent Storage

A Linux live USB drive is normally a blank slate each time you boot it. You can boot it up, install programs, save files, and change settings. But, as soon as you reboot, all your changes are wiped away and you’re back to a fresh system. This can be useful, but if you want a system that picks up...

How to Create a Bootable Linux USB Flash Drive, the Easy Way

A bootable USB drive is the best way to install or try Linux. But most Linux distributions—like Ubuntu—only offer an ISO disc image file for download. You’ll need a third-party tool to turn that ISO file into a bootable USB drive. You’ll need to download an ISO file to do this—we’re going to use Ubuntu in our example, but this...

How To Copy a DVD with VLC 1.0

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VLC 1.0 has gotten several cool new features, one of which is the ability to record what is playing in the screen.  Here we will take a look at how easy it is to record a DVD or other video formats using VLC. Want to rip the DVD instead of recording? We’ve got a guide for that as well. Record Using...

How To Rip DVDs with VLC

There is an overlooked feature in VLC that allows you to rip your DVDs as well.  Here we will take a look at how to rip DVD movies with VLC for Windows. Note: This feature should work with VLC versions 0.9.6 and up. Rip a DVD the Easy Way with WinX DVD The problem with ripping a DVD using VLC is that...

Download Facebook Videos on Android

Watching videos on the smartphones now comes second to listening to music as a source of entertainment while on the move. There are many services to choose from when it comes to music streaming, but YouTube and Facebook are two of the top stakeholders when it comes to video streaming on smartphones. As this streaming are done on the move,...

How to Recover an Unsaved Microsoft Word 2010 Document in Seconds

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The general consensus is that most computer mishaps occur because of carelessness and an itchy trigger happy finger. It’s a bitter lesson that’s taught to us while working on documents like MS Word, MS Excel, or any other like MS PowerPoint. The lesson says – save and save early. Even with the right MS Office etiquette in place, documents disappear from...

This Windows App Automatically Saves Your Work (So You Don’t Have to Worry)

Remarkable productivity is often about a thousand unremarkable steps. And occasionally you find an app so ordinary that it feels lost among the crowd of shiny new tools. But give AutoSaver a chance to impress you because it’s all about that everyday productivity. Every wished that all of your favorite apps had auto-saving features so you wouldn’t have to worry about losing...

10 Best People Search Engines – Best Way To Find Someone On Internet

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People Search Engines – Are you trying to find that one lost friend you parted ways with years ago? Or are you trying to find that pretty lady you met on a bus, but didn’t give you her address? Well, you don’t have to worry that much because these listed people search engines have got you covered. With the...

How To Repair Corrupted Pen Drive or SD Card In Simple Steps?

Short Bytes: In this article, I am going to tell you about various methods which will help you to repair your corrupted SD card or Pen drive. Very often we face this problem of a corrupted storage device, and this guide will surely answer all your questions. Dealing with a corrupted SD card or pen drive is a tedious task....