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How to Change the Language in Windows 7

On most Windows 7 computers, English is used as the default language in all menus, dialog boxes, wizards, and programs. However, you can change the default language at any time by modifying your language preferences in the Control Panel.

How To Open an Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 8 & 8.1

Some commands, like the sfc command and the manage-bde command, can only be executed from within an elevated Command Prompt in Windows 8. An elevated Command Prompt simply means running the Command Prompt program with administrator privileges.

How to Change the Color Scheme on a Windows 7 Computer

You may want to change the colour scheme so here's how to do it.

How To Open Command Prompt in Windows 8 & 8.1

The Command Prompt in Windows 8 is the command-line interface program that's used to execute commands. Some popular Windows 8 commands include ping, netstat, tracert, dir, attrib, and many more.

How to Change Startup Programs in Windows 7

Startup programs are saved in a special folder on the hard drive, and run automatically when Windows boots up. In Windows 7, startup program settings are similar to those of previous versions of Windows. Here’s how to add or disable startup programs.

How To Find Your Windows 8 or 8.1 Product Key

As you may be finding out, probably half way through reinstalling Windows 8, you must have your product key to continue the installation.

How to Change or Put a New Album Cover Photo for a MP3 Song on Windows 7

This article shows how to change or put your own album cover photo for an MP3 song file.

How To Boot to the Desktop in Windows 8.1

When Windows 8 was first released, the only way to boot directly to the Desktop was to employ some registry hack or install a program that does the same.

How To Change Windows Update Settings in Windows 8 & 8.1

Windows Update is certainly the best way to keep Windows 8 updated with the latest patches and service packs. However, you do have several options when it comes to configuring how updates are downloaded and installed.

How to Change the Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter Edition

If you have Windows 7 Starter edition installed on your netbook, you may be frustrated that you can't change the wallpaper. While there's no built-in way to change the wallpaper, there are a couple of ways around the restriction.

How To Update Drivers in Windows 8 or 8.1

You'll have to update drivers in Windows 8 when a hardware device doesn't install automatically, like after a Windows 8 clean install.

How to Hack Any Windows Without Any coding

You might need to access an account on windows which's password you might have forgotten. Well the easiest way is to hack the account without creating any backups and all that system recovery etc.
Remember in case of windows 8 the account has to be local, if you are logging in with your microsoft password it cannot be cracked by it.

Need For Speed ProStreet

Ryan Cooper. Don’t worry if you’ve already forgotten the name since you’ll be hearing it a few times in Need for Speed ProStreet. It’s the moniker of your driver in Career mode. He’s not the most charismatic character. In fact, he’s practically mute - and you only ever see him with his helmet on - but that doesn’t stop the commentators banging on about him. “It’s Ryan Cooper about to light this race up,” praises one MC.

Need For Speed: Rivals Review

Need for Speed is what I like to call EA’s most well known “hot-potato” franchise. Every few years it jumps to a new developer--from EA’s own Black Box, to former Burnout developer Criterion Games, to a short stint with Slightly Mad Studios. Ghost Games, the latest inheritors of the NFS series, may not have reinvented the wheel while making this year’s white-knuckle racer, but it has equipped Need for Speed: Rivals with all the right parts to make it a serviceable--and enjoyable--game.

Need For Speed SHIFT Review

No doubt about it, drafting in British developers Slightly Mad Studios has revitalised the series and turned it into a serious contender. Of course, it helps that Need for Speed SHIFT has clearly used last year’s king of the road, Codemaster’s brilliant GRID, as its benchmark.

How to Change from Windows 8 Back to Windows 7

Windows 8 is the latest in the line of Microsoft’s operating systems. It showcases several new features including the all-new desktop interface. However, not everyone can adapt to this new system, and some would still prefer Windows 7 over it. If you’re one of those people who upgraded, or using Windows 8 but would like to go back to 7, then scroll down to step 1.

Need For Speed Nitro Review

Although it’s relatively low key on Wii, Need for Speed: Nitro smacks of something born in focus groups and marketing meetings. This year you’re going to be into ‘taking ownership’ of ‘your media’ so here’s a racing game that’s all about you.

Installing Windows 8/8.1 From USB Tutorial

The need to install Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 from a USB device, like a flash drive, is a common one these days.

Change the Boot Order in BIOS

Changing the boot order of the "bootable" devices on your computer, like your hard drive or bootable media in a USB port (e.g. flash drive), floppy drive, or optical drive, is very easy.

Need for Speed World Review

MMO is a term that gets bandied around a lot lately (and one that’s a little annoying, because a “Massively Multiplayer Online” is not a thing you can play). Games that once upon a time would’ve been plainly referred to as online shooters or online racers have picked up the MMO moniker as a way to imply a vast field of content that in many cases may not actually exist.

Need For Speed Undercover Review

It’s easy to forget how long the Need for Speed series has been around. The original – our first taste of driving licensed exotica from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Dodge – existed in a world before Gran Turismo, at least five years before Midnight Club and when we were still playing the very first Ridge Racer. Over a dozen games and years later, it’s an achievement that EA Black Box (developers for the majority of the series) have managed to keep the desire to move around in a car quickly so stoked for so long.

Need For Speed Most Wanted Review

You know that saying about pleasing all of the people all of the time, right? Impossible. That's kind of what Need for Speed has faced as it went from a high-end exotic racer to a cop-chase simulator to a tuner's paradise. With every shift, the franchise lost a few passengers who preferred "the way it was." So here's one game with a little bit of everything: the appropriately titled Need for Speed Most Wanted

How to Change File Permissions on Windows 7

Have you ever wondered why the user you always logged on to was never able to change a folder or even delete it ? Well, here is a tutorial that tells you why not, and how you can change that.

How To Change DNS Servers in Windows 7

To change the DNS servers in Windows 7 means to change the servers that Windows 7 communicates with to turn a website's hostname like into its IP address -

GRID Autosport Review

No modern-day racer captures the romantic ideal of driving a racing car like GRID Autosport. I’m talking about the roar of the crowd and the squeal of big, fat, slick tyres over smooth asphalt. Lock-ups into hairpins as you dive down the inside of the leader on the last lap. The sensation of riding the knife-edge of grip and wrestling your car back from the brink of disaster as you fishtail over a kerb. Approaching a fast corner wheel-to-wheel with an unyielding opponent and wondering if either of you is actually going to give. Every little drama is reflected in the superb sensation of movement, making it feel like you’re in GRID Autosport, not just influencing it.

How to Change an Icon in Windows 7

Perhaps you have a Windows 7 computer/laptop and you think your icons need to be "jazzed up".

How To Find the Default Gateway IP Address in Windows 7

The default gateway IP address, often called the gateway IP, is the private IP address of the device on your network, usually your router, that's acting as the default gateway for your Windows 7 computer.
In other words, the gateway IP is the IP address of the device that connects your local network, of which your Windows 7 PC is a part of, to all of the other computers and devices connected to the greater Internet network.

GRID 2 Review

The original Grid delighted racing fans and newcomers alike when it was introduced almost five years ago. Grid 2 does nothing to tarnish that reputation, sporting gorgeous visuals, captivating environments, scads of intensely powerful vehicles, and meaty offline and online campaigns. While some may take issue with several key design decisions--particularly the hardcore racing fans who prefer endless tinkering with cars or cinematic storylines--there’s no denying that Grid 2 is a slick racer with a lot to offer racing fans of all stripes.

How to Burn a DVD in Windows 7

Ever wanted to make your own Family DVD? Wonder how your friend or family member does it? If you have Windows 7, this is for you!

How To Open an Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 7

An elevated Command Prompt is required before executing certain commands in Windows 7. The sfc command comes to mind, as does manage-bde, reagentc, and a few other Windows 7 commands.

How to Burn a Cd with Roxio for Windows 7

Do you want to know how to burn music or other audio files onto a CD using Roxio?

Grid Review

“Hello, Bozo.” It’s charming enough when a game greets you every time you load it. It’s even more endearing when you can choose to be called, instead of your first name, a gently satirical nickname like Bossman, or Chief or, indeed, Bozo. The announcer sounds like she’s almost laughing whenever she says it, like it’s our little shared joke. So we’re proud to be a Bozo, and we feel welcomed. Immediately, from the second it’s loaded up, it’s clear that the good-natured personality of this racer is a far cry from its ever-frowning contemporaries.

How To Install Windows 7 From USB

Chances are you'll need to install Windows 7 from a USB device if you have a tablet, or small laptop or netbook device, few of which include optical drives as standard hardware.

How To Create an ISO Image File From a CD, DVD, or BD

 Creating an ISO file from any disc is pretty easy with the right free tool and is a fantastic way to backup important CDs, DVDs, or BDs to your hard drive.

Assassin`s Creed Rogue Review

While hacking computers and misplaced tablets during the modern-day sequences in Assassin's Creed Rogue, I stumbled on one of the most meta things I've ever seen in an AC game. In an email discussing the possibility of reusing pirate Edward Kenway's memories in another in-universe project, the writer says, "I don't want to give the impression that the studio is just reusing the same genetic memories over and over, so while I want to recycle assets to save money, the experience has to be totally fresh." That's the story of Assassin's Creed Rogue in a digital nutshell, but without the happy ending.

How to Change a Display Language on Windows 7 Without Vistalizator

"Vistalizator" will fail internal installation languages.Display Language

Gears of War: Judgment Review

Prequels can be restrained by destiny. Their future is predetermined--set in code and sitting on shelves. They're imprisoned by predestination, so they usually either overexplain plot points or tread water for fear of confusing canon. People Can Fly's Gears of War: Judgment doesn't fall victim to these follies; instead, it focuses on a smaller, more personal story and changes to pacing that embraces arcadey, fast-paced gameplay. The result is not only an incredible action game, but the most enjoyable Gears of War game yet--plot holes be damned.

How To Properly Reinstall a Program in Windows 7 or Windows Vista

Reinstalling a particular program is often a valuable troubleshooting step when you're having problems with that program.Reinstall program

How to Hack Windows 7 Password

If you forgot your windows 7 password and not interested in reinstalling Windows 7, try this method to break that password. Hack

Madden NFL 15

The new generation of consoles has been kind to Madden. While the PS4 and Xbox One version of last fall’s Madden NFL 25 only features slightly upgraded visuals from its last-gen counterparts, its significant gameplay improvements won over hardened football fans. Less than a year later, Madden 15 arrives as a more ambitious effort. There are significant modifications in key areas--analytic data and play-calling among them--that bring a more modern feel to Madden even though they border on information overload. An impressively spruced-up presentation combined with further refinements of the core gameplay results in steady progress for the better--and a really fun game of football most of the time.

How to Boot from USB in Windows 7

Booting your Windows 7 computer from a USB flash drive can be useful in the event you want to install or reinstall Windows 7, or if you want to recover Windows 7 from a major virus or error.

How To Use Steps Recorder

Steps Recorder is a tool available in Windows 8 and Windows 7 that helps you document an issue with your computer so someone else can help you troubleshoot it and figure out what's wrong.

How to Avoid Windows Live Messenger 2011

Windows Live Messenger and Essentials 2011 is not for everyone. Many people don't like the ribbon in Windows Live Mail and Photo Gallery. The Messenger 2011 is not very user friendly and so many people have stayed with Windows Live Messenger and Essentials 2009 instead. Now Microsoft is enforcing the update on all Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. If you launch your Windows Live Messenger 2009, you will get a message, telling you to upgrade to 2011 version. In this case you won't login on to Messenger 2009 until you upgrade to 2011. However, there is a way to continue using Windows Live Messenger 2009, and for new users to be able to use Messenger 2009 without having to upgrade to Messenger 2011.

How To Update Drivers in Windows 7

Updating drivers in Windows 7 is necessary when a hardware device doesn't install automatically, when the hardware is having some kind of problem, or as part of some other troubleshooting with the hardware.

How to Back Up Windows 7 Files Onto an eSata External Hard Drive

This article contains two processes. The first is the assembly of the 3.0 eSATA external hard drive, and the second is backing up existing files onto the hard drive. This proves to beneficial by having backup copies of important files, and also by having them on such a compact and portable device.

How To Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 7

By default, Windows 7 does not show hidden files. Sometimes, however, you may actually need Windows 7 to show the hidden files and folders on your computer.

How to Automatically Place the Mouse Cursor over the Default Button

This handy little mouse option saves you time by placing the mouse cursor over the default button on dialog boxes. Particularly handy when you are installing software and you have to click through lots of dialog boxes.

How To Roll Back a Driver in Windows 7

The Driver Roll Back feature, available within Device Manager in Windows 7, is used to uninstall the current driver for a hardware device and then automatically install the previously used driver.

How to Automatically Shut Down Your Computer at a Specified Time

Do you always forget to switch off your computer before going to bed, or just forget to look at the clock while you're working?

How To Use System Restore in Windows 7

The System Restore tool in Windows 7 is a very valuable utility when you're trying to solve a major problem.

How to Adjust a Mouse in Windows 7

If you are new to Windows 7, you might need to know how to adjust your mouse settings so that your mouse will work just the way you want it. There are many settings that you can change in order to make your mouse perform the best of its ability. If you want to change the speed, pointer style, or any other mouse-related settings this is just the place to learn it.

How To Start Windows 7 Using Last Known Good Configuration

Last Known Good Configuration, or LKGC for short, is a way in which you can start Windows 7 if you're having trouble starting it normally. Last Known Good Configuration loads the drivers and registry data that worked the last time you successfully started and then shut down Windows 7.

How to Autohide the Taskbar in Windows 7

You hate when your taskbar always takes up valuable space on your monitor, right? Well, now you can auto-hide your taskbar to save space.