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How to Disable Windows 8 Lock Down Screen

Lock Screen is specially made for Windows OS that allows you to prevent unauthorized access to computer system by providing an interface that requires your password. The new Windows 8 Lock Screen allows you to see information such as new mail, weather, calender and the rest while the computer is locked. If you really feel its disgusting, then the below steps will guide you in disabling the lockdown.
Steps for Disabling Windows 8 Lock Down Screen 1. Open "Run" by typing it in the Start Menu
2. Type gpedit.msc and press Enter
3. Navigate to Computer Configuration then Admin Templates
4. Control Panel then Personalization
5. Double-Click on "Do not display Lock Screen"
6. Select "Enable" Radio button.
Enjoy the Speed of the Boot Up
Note: Should you need to Enable the Lock Screen, Follow the above steps, then Click on the "Disable" Radio button.
Wishing You Happy  and Successful Year Ahead

How to Retrieve Completely Deleted File(s) Using Recuva

Have you ever felt angry at yourself for deleting an important file(s) on your computer system unknowingly? If yes, then, this post is specially meant for you. Today, I will be posting an article on how to retrieve a completely deleted file(s) on PC using Recuva.
What do I mean by completely deleted file(s)? It is when a file is deleted from a particular location and thereafter deleted from the recycle bin (a location on the PC where deleted files are kept and as well where the deleted files can be restored back). Recuva? How it worksRecuva is a simple Recovery program / software that scans all available disk partition on your PC, gathers all related files relating to the deleted file(s), making it a whole and prompting you the available list of deleted files waiting for you to restore them back.

How to Retrieve Completely Deleted File(s)1. Download and Install Recuva 2. Run 3. Click on scan (You may as well use the advance mode if your desired deleted file(s) is / are not listed after the…

Easiest Way to Activate Windows 8

Windows 8, been the latest PC Windows OS came with beautiful features. PC Users have been dying to upgrade their PC Windows to that of Windows 8 but fear of not been able to handle or activate the Windows have been one of the main reason why they stepped back. Fun it is, when you use Windows 8, though, there are challenges. So therefore, this tutorial will be channeled to bringing to you a way to activate your windows 8 (Easiest).

Note: This works on all version of windows 8

Read Also:  Simple Steps to Activate Windows 7

How to Activate Windows 8
1. Download Windows 8 Activator

2. Launch

3. After System Restart, a message window will be displayed showing your Windows is activated.

Read Also: Windows Vista NOT Activated? GET HELP

How to Lock PC Using USB Drive (Easiest)

There have been many secured ways to prevent unauthorized access to PC apart from using the Password (The most common method). One of these secured method is the using of USB stick. The USB drive automatically turns to a key that lock and unlock your PC in a given time. What makes this work? A question I know that must surely come to your mind...... lol. It is a Simple Program called the Predator (arghhhh... Name looks
Predator is a simple windows program that turns USB drive into a key that locks the computer when the USB Drive is unplugged and unlock when it is plugged in. There will be no access without the USB Drive.

How to Lock PC Using USB Drive Note: This does not in any way affect your USB Drive

1. Download Predator 64 bit and Predator 32 bit
2. Install and Launch

3. Plug in your UsB drive. A dialog box will appear requesting a password creation. Click Ok to continue.

Take Note of few Settings from the Preference window

Enter a unique secured password in…

How to Save Microsoft Word (docx) Documents as PDF

Have you ever wondered why you typed your document in Microsoft word and sent to a friend or company and they find it difficult to read? It's probably because you typed your document in higher version of Microsoft word while those that received it used the lower version. Using a job seeker for example. He typed his curriculum vitae (CV) using MS Word 2010 and the proposed company that received it used lower version, let's say MS Word 2003. The above problem might cause the job seeker to lose the job. So, I found a nice solution and I think it's worth sharing. Hence, how to save Microsoft word document as PDF.

Download the PDF add-in for Microsoft Word

How to save Microsoft word (docx) document as PDF1. Download the above PDF add-in 2. Install 3. Restart Microsoft Word
Note: This was tested on microsoft word 2007 and perfectly, it worked.
4. Launch Microsoft Word and type your document 5. Then, go to Microsoft menu > Save As > PDF > Publish
It provides an option for you t…

How to Record On-Screen Video for Tutorials

Making Video tutorials have been one of the most educative means to learn. It practically deals with you watching the tutorial video and following the shown steps visually. There are various ways for you to this but for this tutorial, we will be concentrating on using one, the CamStudio. Hence, How to record On- Screen Video for Tutorial Using CamStudio.

Features of CamStudio 1. It is User Friendly and Easy to Use
2. It records videos as AVI and SWF Format
3. It allows you to select a location on background desktop for the video tutorial
4. It provides an option for you to record and not to record with audio

How to Record On-Screen Video for Tutorials 1. Download CamStudio
2. Run and Install
3. Launch the program

4. Click on the Red button to Start recording videos, the Blue button to Stop recording and the black to pause recording.

Your Turn
Now that I have written a simpler way to record on-screen video using camstudio, i will implore you to try it out yourself, make fun by creatin…

How to BackUp and Restore PC Drivers Using Double Driver

Are you thinking of formatting your system? Are you thinking of how to get back your Exact PC Drivers after formatting? If Yes, then you are at the right place. Recently, I wrote an article on How to Update your PC Drivers Using SlimDrivers. You can as well check that out so as to Update outdated PC Drivers to the Newest. This post will be on how to Backup and Restore PC drivers Using Double Driver.

Double driver is a simple program that analyzes your computer system. It lists out all Drivers on your PC and as well provides a way to backup, restore, save and print the Drivers.

Features of Double Drivers 1. List, save, and print drivers details
2. Backup drivers from current Windows
3. Backup drivers from non-live/non-booting Windows
4. Backup drivers to structured folders, compressed (zipped) folder, and self-extracting capability
5. Restore drivers from previous backup
6. Available in GUI and CLI application
7. Portable (no installation required)

How to Back…

Full Glass Windows 7 themes + Download link

In this post, I will be sharing with you, a beautiful Windows 7 theme - Glass. The Glass Windows 7 theme contains a beautiful background picture, a wonderful start up and the rest. Everything looks transparent. Everything looks amazing..... Check this out
How to Get the Full Glass Windows 7 Theme 1. Download Full Glass Windows 7 theme

 Glass Theme Preview
2. Download Universal Theme Patcher (Zip)

How to Install the full Glass Windows 7 Theme 1. Unzip Full Glass Windows 7 theme.

2. Run Full Glass.exe

Note: You might not see a significant response but definitely see a change like a "faint text"

3. Copy full glass vs7.theme and full glass vs7 folder to  "C: \ Windows \
Resources \ Themes"

4. Unzip the Universal Theme Patcher: It contains the 32 and 64 bit system type

1. UniversalThemePatcher-x64 for 64 bit System type and
2. UniversalThemePatcher-x86 for 32 bit System type

5. Run the Universal Theme Patcher in relation to your system type

6. Right Click On your De…

Turn your PC into a Wireless Hotspot Using Connectify + Download link

Have you been wondering how your friends share files and internet connection using a wireless medium? If yes, then, this is the right place for you to be. Today, I will be sharing with you how to turn your PC into a wireless hotspot for sharing your computer files and internet connection using connectify.

Features of Using Connectify 1. A User-Friendly Interface
2. Advanced Security Option
3. Shares Internet connection, Files, Medias.
4. It lists PC users connected to you
5. It also states the history of your connection

How to Turn your PC into a wireless Hotspot 1. Download Connectify Pro Version - Free Tool
How to install the cracked version 1. Unzip the downloaded file
2. Install the application.
3. While that is done, do not "Run" yet
3. Copy "Connectify.exe" from the crack folder to system prog folder i.e.,"C:\Program Files (x86)\Connectify\", and replace the original.

 After Successful Installation, Launch to see the Connectify User Interface.


How to Reset Huawei Modem Counter from 10/10 to 0/10

Recently, I wrote an article on How to Unlock Stubborn Modems like the Zte Mf 190, 100 Using Dc-Unlocker. But that didn't stop there until I got a complaint from a friend seeking how to reset his modem counter due to him exceeding the maximum trial limit which is 10. This tutorial will therefore, be on "How to reset Huawei Modem Counter From 10/10 to 0/10".
Tool for this Tutorial Huawei modem Unlocker
How to Reset Huawei Modem Counter from 10/10 to 0/10 1. Download Hauwei Modem Unlocker

2. Install (Normal Procedure)

2. Click Refresh as seen in the diagram above labelled 1
      It detects the Modem plus the COM Port

3. Click on READ MDM DATA as shown in part labelled 2

4. Click on RESET MODEM as shown in the part labelled 3

5. Finally, Click on Service to fully reset the Modem Counter back to 0.

That's all...........

Hope it helps..........

How to Unlock Stubborn Modems like ZTE Mf190, 100, 590 etc Using DC - Unlocker

Easiest Ways to Download Youtube Videos

YouTube has been one of the largest videos store where we watch movies, programmes, documentaries and so on online. Sometimes, when we watch, we will also like to download but unfortunately, there is no button to click so as to download the desired video. This post will be on "How to download YouTube Videos (Easiest)"

Easiest Ways to Download YouTube Videos 1. Internet Download Manager's Video Downloader Internet Download Manager (IDM) is an addon compatible with all kinds of browser that creates a small button to click on whenever it discovers a video on a particular website.

Features of IDM Video Downloader 1. Downloads at a very High Speed Rate.
2. It can download any video on a webpage.
3. It is supported on all web browsers.

How the Intenet Download Manager's Video downloader Download Button looks like


Bypassing the IDM (Internet Download Manager) 30-days Trial - See more at:…

How to Access Blocked Websites Using Stealthy

Using VPN has been one of the best ways to access blocked or restricted website from a particular country. VPN makes you browse anonymously by getting you IPs (Internet Protocol) from countries that are allowed to access the website you wish to access from your country. On a web search, I stumbled upon a mozilla Firefox addon plugin that does the work of a real VPN software and I think it's worth sharing. This post will be on "How to Access Blocked Websites Using Stealthy Free".

How to Access Blocked Websites Using Stealthy Stealthy provides you a reliable service that allows you go 100% anonymous. It gets you US, UK, plus other countries like Germany, New Zealand IPs. With these you can access any blocked websites.
How to get Stealthy 1. Download Free version Stealthy for Firefox
2. Install

3. Activate

4. Access any blocked websites


Your Turn Now that I have written on How to Access Blocked Websites Using Stealthy, I will implore you to use it and as well give c…

How to Download Books from Google Books

Google Book is a book search engine that gets its seekers, requested books upon search. It is somehow, like a platform where owners of books place previews of their books for advert, displaying only few pages so that interested readers could make orders, not from Google but affiliate website like the Click Bank, Amazon and so on. Since the books are not free on Google Book, and Google has also made it difficult for us to download the available page previews, we will be looking into "downloading Books from Google Books using a little trick".

Step by Step Guide on How to Download Books On Google Book.Note: The below steps will only work on Mozilla Firefox
Download the greasemonkey addon. Download GoogleBook Downloader Script. Download DownThemAll addon.
Note: Install the “greasemonkey addon” before the “Google Book Downloader script”. Restart the Firefox where necessary.
After the above procedures, 
1. Visit Google Books 2. Search the book of your choice

3. Click on…

How to Bypass Captcha Codes on Websites

Using Captcha Codes on websites have been one of the most used security measures taken by website owners to differentiate between humans and robots visiting their websites. Captcha Codes may sometimes become too difficult for us to read. This post will give a clear tutorial on how to bypass Captcha codes on websites. I call it "let them read and write for me..........." lol
How to Bypass Captcha Codes 1. Visit skipInput
2. Create an account and login
3. Download the plug-in for your browser (Firefox, Chrome or Safari)
4. Visit the website you found the captcha code and like magic it is already written for you

Download Firefox Captcha plug-in Here.

Hope it helps............

How to Unlock Stubborn Modems like ZTE Mf190, 100, 590 etc Using DC - Unlocker

Recently, I got emails from readers seeking on how to unlock some ZTE stubborn modem and I think its worth sharing since some people might got the same problem and needs to be attended to. This post will be solving the problem of Stubborn Modems like the ZTE Mf190, Mf100, Mf590 that users find so difficult to Unlock.

#No need of getting all kinds of Modem locked to a particular Network. What you need do is to get "one" locked to a particular network, unlock using the dc-unlocker and turn into Universal Modem that accepts all kinds of Network.

Unlock Stubborn Modems like ZTE Mf190, 100, 590 etc Using DC - Unlocker
Download the DC-UNLOCKER Free Version Here

Benefit of the Free Version
No need to purchase credit

How to Install the Dc Unlocker Free Tool 1. Unzip the file
2. Install the "dc-unlocker_client-1.00.0575.exe" from the package.
3. Extract the "dccrap.exe" to desktop

How to use the Software 1. Double Click on "dccrap.exe" after extractio…

Get Avast Antivirus v6 License Keys Valid till 2038

avast! Free Antivirus is a complete anti-virus package.It is free for registered home non-commercial users. It contains an on-demand scanner with two interfaces (simple for novices and advanced for experienced users), an on-access scanner with Standard Shield (which protects against execution and opening malware programs) and an embedded e-mail scanner which scans incoming and outgoing email messages.

Avast Free Antivirus has a background scanner that scans the computer system while not in use. A 30-days trial is installed along with the software which will definitely expire after the due date and so, we will need to bypass the resistance using the below key:

Avast antivirus v6 License Key Key:    C2891768R9957A0912-0SFDRH5U    Expiring Date: 1/19/2038

Note:  The key works with the avast! Free Antivirus Version 6

To install the antivirus version 6,  set the "year" back to "2010"

Hope it helps........

How to Format USB Flash Using MS-DOS Command

One of the most useful built-in applications on Windows OS is the Command Prompt or MS-Dos. It is a command-line interpreter which helps users do some tasks without the intervention of the GUI. Those tasks are represented in such a type of text instructions called "Command". In order to format a USB Flash Drive, we use the Graphical interface of Windows  OS by right clicking the Drive letter then format.

How to Format USB Flash Using MS-DOS Command

1) Click Start > Run... and type cmd in the box then Click OK
2) The command prompt window appears.
3) Type the following command:

format X:

Note: Replace "X:" with the letter of your USB Flash Drive.
You can use "diskpart" to list all drive letters.

4) If you want to format it as FAT32 then type:

format X: /FS:FAT32

5) After typing one of the above commands, press Enter 
6) When it asks for pressing Enter again, just press it to confirm.
7) It will prompt you to enter a name for the drive, write it and hit…

[UPDATED ]Simple Steps to Activate Windows 7

After posting steps for activating Windows Vistas sometimes ago, I received a lot mails asking about that of Windows 7 and that's why I will be posting the steps for activating the windows 7. The steps are similar to that of activating windows vistas. The difference is just the software used

Scenarios for which activator is needed.1. Just bought brand new computer system
2. Just formatted your computer system

Steps to Activate Windows 71. Download Windows 7 Activator
2. Run the Software or run as administrator 
3. Install then Restart the PC.

That's all........

Note: You might need to disable your anti-virus to run the software
So So Simple.......... Hope this helps

Got Problem with ODBC Connection on Window 7? Get Help

ODBC (Open Database Connectivity). It is a medium for which database is being connected to external source. I was on a mission some months ago to create an application using Microsoft Access as my database. I was on window 7 and I discovered some drivers which was needed for the process were missing and I was like........... "huhhhhhh, where are all these drivers?" and after thorough research, I came about the solutions.
Why are the drivers needed? They are needed because they are used to interact with Microsoft Access,Microsoft Excel, and other ODBC sources that don't have OLEDB drivers. I also noticed the problem is common on window 7 64 bit.
Solutions to ODBC Connection on Windows 7 1. Since it is supported on 32 bit window 7, we will need to find the location of the 32 bit ODBC Administrator.
Goto your local disk ==> windows ==> SysWOW64 ==> odbcad32.exe
2. Right-Click and Open
3. After opening the ODBC 32, cl…

Windows Vista NOT Activated? GET HELP

Activating windows vista has proven too stubborn. Though, it's outdated but I want you to believe me, People still use it and they have been complaining of  "Windows Expiring".
This post will give a step by step tutorial on how to solve the 30-days trial problem. And if yours is already expired, I will advise to install another version and follow the below step to activate the windows.
Two paths: Expired and yet to expire "still giving warning like some few days left"........

Steps to Activate Windows Vista
If it hasn't expired, simply download this software, Run and window successfully activated....If it has expired, kindly get another copy of the windows vista, Install and you get the trial version.Now run the software to finally activate the windows.


Note: It works on all kind of Vistas.

Hope this helps...............