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HowToHelpGuideFromPcMag

The How-To help guide from PC Magazine

Website - Freeware

Tip from JeanInMontana at Temerc Internet Countermeasures Forum

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Notes from Clif

Jean found a nice selection of How-To articles at the PC Magazine website. Here is a list of the main topics there.

 

PCs AND PERIPHERALS:

How to Migrate to a New PC

Transferring files and settings to a new machine doesn't have to be a major headache.

 

Getting the Most from Your Batteries

Batteries light up our lives—and a whole array of devices. Here's how to choose and use them.

 

Make Your Thumb Drive Bootable

Your USB drive can be your emergency toolkit at home and away, and if the host machine supports booting from a USB drive, you can boot to a USB key that you've prepared in advance.

 

How To Upgrade Your Graphics Card

Step-by-step instructions for upgrading your graphics card.

 

How To Upgrade Your Hard Drive

Step-by-step instructions for upgrading your hard drive.

 

How To Upgrade Your Memory

Step-by-step instructions for upgrading your memory.

 

VIDEO:

How to Get Video on Your iPod

Why settle for Lost reruns when you can get almost any video onto your new iPod?

 

How to Make an Award-Winning Movie

Tight deadlines and consumer-level gear need not deter a resourceful DV filmmaker.

 

DIGITAL IMAGING:

Make Your Photos Great!

We turned to two of our frequent contributors to show you how it's done.

 

Know Your Camera

We want to make sure that you don't miss out on all the other things your camera is capable of doing.

 

WIRELESS:

Setting Up Your Own Hotspot

Whether you're at home, in an apartment or running a small business, learning how to build a wireless hot spot can pay big dividends.

 

New Ways to Go Wireless

On the following pages, we explore these new technologies, which will fit into your life in different ways someday soon.

 

TIPS:

Your New Computer

Your new machine is all ready to go—or is it? Our tips help you get off to a good start.

 

80 Super Security Tips

Whether your PC is 3 years or 3 days old, it faces the same, sometimes scary security issues. We show you what to do, help understand the threats and be ready with a plan of counter attack.

 

Top Tips & Tricks For Windows

In this story, we present our favorite Windows XP tips.

 

Top Tips and Tricks Mozilla Firefox

Here are some tips to enhance your browsing experience.

 

See them all here.

 

Quote from PC Magazine

You finally got that gift you always wanted—a new PC, digital video camcorder, phone, etc. Now you're thinking, "This is great, but I wonder how I can keep my PC safe, create a visually pleasing home movie with my new camcorder, get the best shots out of my digital camera? In our special How-To Help Center we've collected some of our best how to stories and tips to help you find the answers to your technology questions and problems.