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OPERATING SYSTEMS

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Latest Operating Systems articles


How to secure a Google Android phone

Protect a business network from Android mobiles

How to sync media to your Google Android phone

No iTunes? No problem, just peruse these alternatives

How to optimise Windows 7

Squeeze the best performance out of Microsoft's new OS

How to password protect folders on a Mac

You can password protect sensitive files in any folder by turning that folder into an encrypted disk image

How to play Duke Nukem 3D on Windows

Warm up for Duke Nukem Forever by running the original in DOSBox

How to run the classic Apple Newton OS on the iPad

Experience an Apple legend with open source emulation

How to virtualise Windows XP

Use 'XP Mode' when it's not in your OS

How to implement central logging

Console and repository from scratch.

How to fix Windows when it won't start

Recover from startup errors

How to run benchmarks on your Windows PC

Simple solutions to finding out tech specs

How to force a crashed PC to shut down

Force Windows to close

How to fix a broken USB port

Step by step fix for Windows 7

How to install Android on your iPhone

Liberate your iPhone from Apple's clutches

How do I convert old photos into digital files?

Transfer old photographs from a shoe box to a computer box, easily.

How to use Linux to save a Windows PC from a virus

Open source OS makes a great anti-malware toolbox

How to get administrator access to Windows without a password

Get around password protection in Windows XP, Vista and 7

How to force programs to run maximised

Tired of your favourite app launching in a smallish window?

How to uninstall the Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Are you regretting your decision to install the IE9 beta? Don't sweat it: you can easily revert back to IE8.

How to work with windows in Spaces

Move windows between workspace while maintaining position

Vulnerability management: The basics

The basics of vulnerability management and how to do it more effectively.

How to dual boot Windows 7 with XP

Retain restore points by running Virtual XP

How to edit text with Vim

Old school geeks use a *nix text editor

How to fix black background and text in Mac OS X mail

Safari 5 has caused some issues with background colours in Mail

How to upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04

Best practices when updating your Linux operating system

How to create a new file with Mac OS X Finder

Easy shortcuts to create files


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