After returning home from college for the summer, I wanted to get my desktop computer online with the wireless network. Unfortunately for my Internet addiction, the desktop computer didn’t have a wireless adapter. I ordered one off of NewEgg, but in the mean time I was left without the glorious internet on my desktop computer’s big screens. What do I do?! The laptop could connect to the wireless network, so there’s a start. Windows has the ability to share the Internet connection of one network adapter over another. Bingo. I describe the process in the following video.
Today I learned this friggin’ sweet timesaver for yard work involving bagging debris. I call it “The Ren Method.”
Here’s the video!
If you have a copy of Windows 7 installation media as an ISO (disk image) you may want to put it on a flash drive. You might think that you’d be able to just click and drag the file onto the flash drive and be done, but that isn’t the case! Here’s how to do it
First, have a Windows 7 ISO (duh)
Next, download and install Microsoft’s ISO tool here. (That is a direct link, originally found the link here. If you’re doing this on Windows XP, go to that page and scroll down to “For Windows XP Users” to find two more downloads you will need.)
When you open the program, it will look like this.
As the title says. Here’s the video:
If you want to be polite in a quiet place while using a computer, you will mute the sound, but what if you need to restart your notebook there? For mobile computers that have a hardware sound controller, preventing the startup sound from breaking the silence is easy, but what about the rest of us? For this problem, Windows has an easy option to disable the startup sound. How nice!