Sync Bookmarks and Reading List in Microsoft Edge

If you are an avid Google Chrome user, you’re probably familiar with the built-in syncing feature that is tied to your Google account. With...

How to Disable Settings, Services, and Programs in Windows 7/8.1

Even though most people never change the settings on their computers, there are some situations where it’s very useful to be able to turn...

How to Fix “Page fault in non paged area” Error

I was recently working on a client PC and had to restart it due to a new application install. Upon restart, however, the computer...

How to Restore Windows to Factory Settings

Oddly enough, I’ve been asked by many people recently how they can restore their computers to “factory settings”. Depending on how you look at...

How to Hide Files in JPEG Pictures

If you’re looking to hide files on your PC hard drive, you may have read about ways to encrypt folders or change the attributes...

How to Map a Network Drive in Windows

Mapping a drive in Windows is one of those essential skills everyone should know how to perform. Whether you are at home or at the office, there...

Use Summary Functions to Summarize Data in Excel

For those who use Excel regularly, the number of built-in formulas and functions to summarize and manipulate data is staggering. Excel is literally used...

Insert an Excel Worksheet into a Word Doc

Ever need to insert an Excel worksheet into a Word document and have them linked so that when you update the main Excel worksheet,...

Customize Taskbar, Notification Area and Action Center in Windows 10

In Windows 10, there is a new icon in the notification area of the taskbar called Action Center, which basically fixes the problems with notifications...

Change Default Search Provider in Microsoft Edge to Google

Windows 10 comes with an entirely new web browser from Microsoft called Edge. It’s actually surprisingly fast and works with all the websites I...

OTT Explains – Understanding Network Transfer Speeds

I recently bought a NAS (network attached storage) device from Synology, connected it up to my network and started transferring files. The first thing...

Engine Making Noises? Fix It Like A Pro

Engine NoisesStep by step troubleshooting instructions on how to fix abnormal engine noises. This article pertains to all non electric vehicles. Difficulty Scale: 4 of...

How to Make Blurry Pictures Clear

Unless you are a professional photographer, there are many times when a great picture is ruined because it’s blurry! Whether it’s because something was...

How to Create Your Own Personalized Domain Email Address

Back in the day, AOL had a cool service that let you create a custom domain email address for free and you could use...

Volume Too Loud while Playing Videos on PC?

I’ve always found it really annoying when watching movies on my PC that some scenes are super loud and some scenes I can barely...

Change View Source Code Editor in IE 8 thru 11

Ever view the source code for a webpage in Internet Explorer? Every webpage you view on the Internet is actually just code written in...

How to Securely Password Protect an Excel File

Password protecting your Excel worksheet can prevent others from tampering with your data, but it’s best you never store really sensitive information in an...

Run Old Programs in 64-bit Windows with Compatibility Mode Options

The switch from 32-bit versions of Windows to 64-bit versions has been a slow transition. Although Windows XP, Vista, and 7 all have 64-bit...

How to Clear or Hide Your Search and Browsing History

Need to clear your Google search history to keep your searches away from prying eyes? Or searching for something that you know would get...

OTT Guide to Understanding Protection and Permissions in Word 2010

I barely use Office 2010 nowadays, so when I actually need it for something, it takes me more time to understand how to do...

OTT Explains – What is a Windows Service and Is It...

A Windows service is basically a continuously running executable that performs defined tasks in the background without the user having to provide any input....

Want To Learn How To Use A Test Light? Here Is...

Test Light InstructionsEasy step by step guide on how to use an automotive test light, information pertains to all 12 volt vehicles. Difficulty Scale: 2...

8 Windows 8 Task Manager Tips

As I mentioned previously in an article comparing Windows 7 to Windows 8, the Task Manager has been completely redesigned. It’s now a lot...

How to Extract Audio from Video for Free

One handy utility that everyone needs nowadays is a software program that can extract audio, sound, or background music from home movies, YouTube videos,...

How to Browse and Search Instagram from a PC

Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is one of the most popular photo sharing services. The app is available on multiple platforms, including iOS, Android...