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  1. There is an awesome trick by which you can easily convert text to speech without any software. Doesn’t it seem interesting? With this small and easy trick, you can convert text to speech without any third party software. Steps To Convert Text To Speech Without Any Software Step 1. Open notepad . Copy the given below text and paste it in notepad. Dim msg, sapi msg=InputBox("Enter your text for conversion– ","WiseCleaner") Set sapi=CreateObject("sapi.spvoice") sapi.Speak msg Step 2. After pasting the code, save the notepad file with say, TextAudioConverter.vbs. Make sure t
  2. Browser extensions extend your web browser with additional features, modify web pages, and integrate your browser with the other services you use. This guide will introduce you to the world of browser extensions and help you get started. Why Would You Want to Use Browser Extensions? You might want to use a browser extension for a few different reasons: To integrate with other services you use. For example, Evernote offers an extension that allows you to easily clip websites and save them to your Evernote account. To add additional features to your browser. For example, the Join Tabs extensi
  3. In this article, I’ll explain the gaming mode option in various anti-virus suites and other ways you can allow for smoother gameplay for those suites that don’t have the option. I won’t be able to cover every single anti-virus program out there. Also note that some of the antivirus suites that support gaming mode only suppress alerts and messages during gameplay, they don’t actually turn off any of the virus scanning, etc. However, there are a couple that go further than just the notifications and actually disable background services like scanning and updating, etc. I’ll mention which type
  4. Malware, adware, and pushy software installers all love changing your browser settings, giving you new home pages, default search engines, and obnoxious toolbars. It’s easy to forget to uncheck these options while installing software. Reverting browser settings changes typically isn’t too difficult. However, you often have to do it by hand — even if it’s a legitimate program, uninstalling it probably won’t restore your preferred home page and default search engine. Search Engine If a program manages to change your browser’s default search engine, a different search engine wil
  5. Google accounts now use a shared pool of storage. Every account gets 15 GB of free space, which is shared across your Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ Photos. But certain types of files don’t count towards your storage quota. Luckily, the shared pool of storage means that there’s now no point in using hacks that allow you to store personal files in Gmail. You can now take advantage of all your Gmail space for files and photos. Get an Overview You can view your Google account’s overall available storage space from Google’s Drive storage website. This website will show you exactly how
  6. Retry the web page by pressing F5, clicking the refresh/reload button, or trying the URL from the address bar again. The 404 Not Found error might appear for several reasons even though no real issue exists, so sometimes a simple refresh will often load the page you were looking for. Check for errors in the URL. Often times the 404 Not Found error appears because the URL was typed wrong or the link that was clicked on points to the wrong URL. Move up one directory level at a time in the URL until you find something. For example, if www.web.com/a/b/c.htm gave you the 404 Not Fou
  7. The file you upload is broken, could you please upload it again?
  8. For the WMP, try the following solutions: Close Other Programs Sometimes the issue is something as simple as your computer having to allocate too many resources in too many directions. If you have a lot of resource-intensive programs open at the same time, each is going to experience diminished performance proportional to how many other programs are running. Eventually this diminished performance can lead to non-essential processes (such as WMP) grinding to a halt entirely to keep other necessary programs (such as Windows Explorer) operating. Closing some of these excess pr
  9. Most likely your icon cache is corrupted. Here is a tutorial to rebuild icon cache : http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/117229-icon-cache-rebuild.html
  10. Each major web browser shares a large number of keyboard shortcuts in common. Whether you’re using Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, or Opera – these keyboard shortcuts will work in your browser. Each browser also has some of its own, browser-specific shortcuts, but learning the ones they have in common will serve you well as you switch between different browsers and computers. This list includes a few mouse actions, too. Tabs Ctrl+1-8 – Switch to the specified tab, counting from the left. Ctrl+9 – Switch to the last tab. Ctrl+Tab – Switc
  11. Turning Off System Restore Improves Performance: FALSE System Restore is a real aid when it comes to rolling back bad Windows patches and driver updates, but by its very nature, it is said to impact performance because it’s always creating restore points, thus robbing you of a little power. The truth: System Restore lurks idle most of the time and rarely does anything at all, creating checkpoints only during app installs plus once every 24 hours by default. Even then it spends only a few seconds doing so and only during idle time. It’s virtually unthinkable that you’d try to run a program at
  12. Since the dawn of Windows, power-user tipsters (us included) have proffered hundreds of suggestions with the promise of improving your PC’s performance or streamlining its operation. The tip-givers have the best of intentions, but do all of those tweaks, registry hacks, utilities, and “undocumented secrets” really make any difference? To our surprise, in a number of cases, it turns out that tips that sound great on the surface don’t actually do anything when you put the screws to them. And some of those complicated registry hacks are more easily done with tools like TweakUI, saving you a lot o
  13. How to make your PC recognize external drives? External drives — either USB flash drives or external hard drives — should be easy to use. In some cases, you may connect your drive to a Windows PC or another device with a USB port and find that it’s not recognized. This problem can be caused by partition issues on your external drive, using the wrong file system, dead USB ports, driver issues in Windows, or other problems. In a worst case scenario, the drive itself may simply be dead. The steps below will be the same for both USB flash drives and larger external hard drives, which wo
  14. Although there are later versions available, Windows 7 however has the largest market share of all. This version of Windows was a major triumph of Microsoft Corporation, and still fetching a great amount of revenues. No matter how efficient and adored an operating system might be, it usually in-takes certain issues that affect its performance. Like other versions of similar chain, Windows 7 is possible to induct errors over the time, slowing down its operations. These errors can duly be addressed and resolved with the help of simple tweaks, without making extra payments. Please refer
  15. Solid State Drives are gradually acquiring attention of those who need to be upgraded. With its aggressive speed capabilities, it is now a way to get rid of low-paced technology. SSD, along with some additional optimization tweaks can even exceed the expectations. Discussed, hereafter are some of those tips to get started with: Deactivate Indexing When it comes to an HDD, indexing verifies to be an appreciated tool. It helps keeping the track of files and makes them available promptly, when searched. This tool optimizes and speeds up the Windows Search. Whereas, this is not the case with
  16. Check if that partition exists in the "Disk Management". Hold the "Windows" key and press the "R" key. Run dialog box will appear. Now type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter. "Disk Management" will be opened. If you notice a partition without a drive letter then right-click on it --> Select "Change Drive Letter and Paths..." --> Click on "Add" button --> Add --> Select the drive letter --> Click on OK. Good Luck
  17. If you’ve ever streamed or watched a video or some footage online, you may have experienced buffering. Essentially, buffering is evident when the footage you are watching or streaming stops midway through and you have to wait for the bar at the bottom of the screen to move before play resumes. Usually this buffering is apparent in the first few seconds of playback. Usually a transparent bar at the bottom moves and the first few seconds of footage are stored in the memory cache, but footage only starts a few seconds later when you often see a solid bar tries to catch the transparent one. On
  18. The Reason Why Shockwave Flash Keeps Crashing in Chrome The reason for all of this is because Google Chrome includes an internal Flash installation. Internet Explorer and Firefox do not, and that is why you do not into the same problem across all browsers. The duplicate installation of Adobe Flash on the computer’s operating system and on Chrome causes the conflict that leads to the crash. This leads to the inevitable slow down and Chrome showing the yellow bar crash warning. How to Fix the Shockwave Flash Problem 1) Open Chrome and type the following into the url address
  19. While Microsoft changed the way users boot into the company's Windows 8 operating system which is a couple of seconds faster on average than in previous systems, it did sacrifice a couple of things along the way. The new boot process saves some information on the hard drive so that the system can boot up faster. While that is great most of the time, it means that some changes that are made to the hardware or software won't be accessible until you perform a regular reboot of the system. Windows 8 apparently delays the start of desktop programs that have been added to the start up folder of
  20. Today we'll tell you How To Use Hard Disk As RAM. Most of the Hard Disk have 5400x and 7400x RPM. Windows has inbuilt function to use a Hard Disk as virtual RAM. How To : Right click on Computer and then Properties Click on Advanced System Settings. Click on Advanced tab and Settings in Performance section Open Advanced tab and then click Change Uncheck the box : Now select any appropriate drive and Choose Custom Size and make the following settings : Initial Size : 3072 Maximum Size : 10180 Click Set and then Ok. Now Restart your Desktop or Laptop. Tips : Always choose
  21. Don't panic if your computer seems to have a virus. Common software problems, such as program execution errors and corrupted files, can create symptoms that appear to be virus-related, so it's important to distinguish between virus symptoms and those that come from corrupted system files. You should also rule out more typical causes (e.g., having recently installed new software) before suspecting a virus. You can try Wise PC 1stAid, it may solve typical problems not caused by virus like PC running very slowly, a very slow bootup or IE stops responding. However, if your computer begins t
  22. Boot time of Windows 8 has been significantly improved as hybrid boot is enabled. However, sometimes Windows 8 PC may boot slowly due to various reasons. Let me show you how to detect and fix boot problems and speed up Windows 8 booting process. Disable Unwanted Startup Programs As soon as you install a software, it may acquire permission to startup automatically when the PC is turned on. Therefore, it is important to look at those programs and disable them. Go to Task Manager. Under Startup tab, there will be a list of programs that will be executed on startup. There will be the magni
  23. Much of your data may not be stored on your home network or computer at all, but rather on the internet. In today’s post, we will review 5 ways to secure your Google account. Your Google account may also be also linked to the many Google services that you use. These services could be your YouTube account, Google Plus account or even your Google Checkout account that you use to purchase items online. Thus, it may be wise to maximize the security of your Google account by configuring some settings and taking some other actions, to minimize risk of compromised passwords and hacking attempts.
  24. One of the main purposes of PC usage largely depends on gaming. According to the analysts, more than 60 percent of Gamers in America game on PC. This stat is quite noteworthy, as modern gaming consoles with Kinect and motion detection features are still sectional. Dozens of new games releasing every year require elevated system resources for an uninterrupted gaming experience. Despite of having it all, many gamers still grumble against the issues, which hinder a smooth game-play. Close all other Processes, Services, and applications If you are playing, you are definitely not doing anythin
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