Tweaks, Tips and Hacks for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X, Linux & XP


Prevent accidental closing Windows with ShutdownGuard

All Windows users have experienced at one time (or more times) with accidental closing (or automatic, for several reasons, such as installing system updates or specific applications) operating system quite inappropriate situations leading to data loss or a few [...]


How to hide a user account from the Windows Logon screen

If used to share a computer with other people and for whatever reason you want to use a separate user account for certain activities, but do not want that user to be visible to users ceilalati (or server have installed some applications or services that require the creation arbitrary a new user, such [...]

How can we prevent change a user's password in Windows

If used to let other people use your user on a Windows operating system, certainly do not want those people to be able to change the password of the user. Also, if other users share the same user on your computer (other than your name), you will most likely want to prevent [...]

How to run the new Setup Assistant in OS X without reinstalling system

If snteti OS X user and you want to change the user name used on Mac endowment or to check if the system works properly, you can do this by forcing the system to run the setup wizard again (Setup Assistant) which is normally run immediately after a (re) installation of OS. How to force OS X [...]

How can we protect a Windows folder with password without using third-party applications

If you have private files on your computer that you consider curiosity must protect other users of the computer, one of the solutions would be to tighten those files in a single folder and then block access to it with a password. Most methods that allow blocking access to a Windows folder with [...]

How can add any application in right click menu Windows

If you have some applications that used to use them quite often in Windows and want to have quick access to them anytime, one method would be to add a shortcut to it in the right click menu (Context Menu) on the desktop. Such will not be cluttering up your desktop or Start menu [...]

How to block a program running in Windows without using third-party applications

If you have Windows installed on your system some programs that you do not want other users of your computer can run them, most likely you will want to block access to these respective users. To block access to a program installed in Windows you have on hand several methods, the simplest of these [...]

How to disable access to USB ports in Windows 8 / 8.1

One of the easiest ways that a computer can be infected with viruses or other malware is through USB devices. Also, some people using USB devices can copy data on computers that normally would not have access. These two reasons mentioned [...]

How to hide items in Control Panel in Windows sites

Control Panel is the largest utility in Windows operating systems through its users with the possibility to configure the system according to your preferences. An easy way to list all the items to be configured in Windows using the Control Panel is to set viewing them in the form of icons (Small [...]

How to share files on your computer with ui system installed in VirtualBox

Operating systems installed in VirtualBox are isolated, they do not have access to folders and files stored on the host computer. While it is most often an advantage (for security reasons), sometimes it happens that we want to share some files different files on your computer with the virtual host (or vice versa). Many [...]

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