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How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview on VirtualBox

How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview on VirtualBox

In this tutorial we are going to see how to install Windows 10 (Technical Preview) on a virtual machine, and how to update to the latest Technical Preview versions without having to download and install again the ISO file.Download and InstallationThe first thing we must do is to have installed VirtualBox in our PC. Now we need to download the Windows 10 ISO image. There are 2 versions, 32-bit and 64-bit. We will download the English version (there are also versions in Portuguese and Chinese): Windows 10 32-bit build 9879 (2.98 Gb) http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=518576Windows 10 64-bit build 9879 (3.86 Gb) http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=518575The...
How to fix copy and paste (clipboard) problem on Windows Guest VirtualBox

How to fix copy and paste (clipboard) problem on Windows Guest VirtualBox

The program VirtualBox is used to create Virtual Machines (VM) and run different operating systems inside our PC. For example, if we have installed Ubuntu on our computer, we will be able to launch a Virtual Machine and run a Windows Operating System inside of it.One of the advantages that virtual machines have, is that we will be able to easily share information between the Main PC (Host) and the Virtual PC (Guest). For example, we will be able to copy files from one machine to another, or even copy and paste the contents of the clipboard from one machine...
How to manage Windows using a PlayStation 3 (DualShock 3) Gamepad

How to manage Windows using a PlayStation 3 (DualShock 3) Gamepad

One year ago PlayStation 4 was launched. It is likely that many users will already have this video console or the other “Next Gen” video console (Xbox One, Wii U). Because of this, video consoles of previous generation (PS3) falls into disuse or simply are less played.Let's see how to take advantage of the PlayStation 3 Gamepads (DualShock 3), and use it to manage the PC (Windows). This way we take advantage of the PS3 wireless controller, which is a device of very high quality and high price, and avoid buying a new wireless device to control the PC. If...
Search any file with Total Commander

Search any file with Total Commander

When it comes to manage files and directories, a very basic and common operation is the search for files or specific directories. This type of operations are very simple, but rarely are used the right way, so file searched is not found, or it takes more time than necessary to find what we are looking for.In this tutorial we are going to address one of the most powerful functions of Total Commander: the search for files and directories.Let's start by clarifying a few concepts that are basic to continue with this tutorial: Full filenames: The full name of a file...
How to install external extensions in Google Chrome. The easy Way

How to install external extensions in Google Chrome. The easy Way

Latest Google Chrome versions doesn't allow to install extensions that do not come from Chrome Web Store. In a previous tutorial we explained how to install external extensions following some steps.Now we are going to explain an easier way to install external extensions on Google Chrome.We have tested this way to to install extensions on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 with Google Chrome 36.0.1985.143 m version.Here is the video that accompanies this tutorial, where you can see a summary of the process to enable external extensions that aren't in Chrome Web Store.The first thing we need to do is download...
How to install gpedit.msc on Windows 7 Home, Home Premium and Starter Edition

How to install gpedit.msc on Windows 7 Home, Home Premium and Starter Edition

In some of the tutorials that are published in Usitility we make reference to the tool gpedit.msc, for example in this tutorial How to install extensions from outside the Chrome Web Store in Google Chrome.The program gpedit.msc is used for administrators system to monitor and edit group policies. These group policies can be edited directly inside the Windows registry, but thanks to gpedit.msc, we will be able to edit more easily those policies.gpedit.msc is not installed by default in all Windows operating systems. In this tutorial we will see how to install gpedit.msc on Windows 7 Home, Home Premium and...
How to configure PlayStation 2 PCSX2 emulator in HyperSpin

How to configure PlayStation 2 PCSX2 emulator in HyperSpin

This tutorial is aimed at users who want to emulate Sony PlayStation 2 games, and use HyperSpin front-end to browse the video games catalog and launch the emulator.First of all let's us to make a small introduction for those who don't know what is emulation, or don't know what it is HyperSpin. If you already know this information, you can skip these lines and go directly to the tutorial instructions.The emulation of systems is the capacity to run programs from one platform in a completely different one. For example, if we can play the Game Boy video games on PC,...
Launch programs faster and easily, and clean up desktop

Launch programs faster and easily, and clean up desktop

When we use the computer, it is common that desktop ends filled up with shortcut icons of those programs most used, so we can access to that programs easily. This way of organizing shortcuts can be used if we use a small number of softwares.It is more likely that that desktop will be filled up with dozens of shortcuts, and we need to memorize the location of each program's shortcut to open it. This will slow down the process of launching programs.In this tutorial we will see how we speed up the access to the software installed in the computer....
How to reduce Google Chrome memory usage

How to reduce Google Chrome memory usage

Browsers are programs that requires virtually the same care that Operating Systems, that is why there are a multitude of extensions or plug-ins that expands the browser's functions, like: plugins that allows the browser to make a better usage of the memory, plugins that help us to organize the tabs in a better way, plugins that turn on or off certain options, etc. In such a way that we will get the maximum benefit out of our browser.In recent years, the program Google Chrome has been become the most widely used browser by users on the Internet. This is due...
How to install external extensions in Google Chrome

How to install external extensions in Google Chrome

On February of 2014 Google has updated his popular browser, Chrome, to version 33, fixing some bugs and adding a functionality that has created controversy during these months.As from this version, we cannot install extensions that do not come from the Chrome Web Store (CWS). That is to say, if we try to install a extension (.crx) that is in our hard disk and not come from the CWS, the browser will not let us install it.In addition, the new version not only prevents the installation of external extensions, but also disable those extensions already installed that doesn't come from...