Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - computers - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:00:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn an old VCR in a desktop PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-VCR-in-a-desktop-PC/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:02:41 PDT
How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-PowerPoint-Presentation/
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 23:51:11 PDT
Making a Mario Brothers Custom Google Chrome Theme http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mario-Brothers-Custom-Google-Chrome-Theme/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 22:54:03 PDT
Laptop Motherboard Revival http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Motherboard-Revival/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:12:26 PDT
The Haunted CD Rom Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Haunted-CD-Rom-Drive/
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Tue, 23 Mar 2010 18:05:08 PDT
Cubietruck external WiFi antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Cubietruck-external-WiFi-antenna/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:22:19 PDT
Sterling Silver Barbaric-Style Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Sterling-Silver-Barbaric-Style-Thumb-Drive/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:46:34 PDT
Install Windows 8 directly from Hard drive – NO DVD or USB needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CLEAN-Install-Windows-8-directly-from-Hard-/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 15:17:59 PST
How To Assemble A Basic Desktop PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Assemble-A-Basic-Desktop-PC/
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Thu, 17 Jun 2010 02:01:38 PDT
Make Simple Virus in Notepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Simple-Virus-in-Notepad/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:10:05 PDT
How to Enhance Your Instructables Using HTML http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Enhance-Your-Instructables-Using-HTML/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:22:32 PDT
Terminating an Ethernet (CAT5e/CAT6) Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Terminating-an-Ethernet-CAT5eCAT6-Cable/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:27:08 PDT
vintage style HTPC http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-HTPC/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:57:32 PDT
How to build your PC for Media Center, web server, files sharing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-PC-for-Media-Center-web-server-f/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:06:18 PDT
Resurrect a filthy gpu http://www.instructables.com/id/Resurrect-a-filthy-gpu/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 10:02:14 PDT
Give your PC tower a new look! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-PC-tower-a-new-look/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:31:54 PDT
Installing a Virtual Machine and Ubuntu on Windows 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-38/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 11:41:22 PST
How to Host Your Own Cloud v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Host-Your-Own-Cloud-v20/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:59:15 PDT
Google Polycarbonate http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Polycarbonate/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 16:24:20 PDT
Convert a laptop with a broken screen into a quiet, space saving desktop http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-laptop-with-a-broken-screen-into-a-quiet/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 10:35:54 PDT
New life for old Android http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-for-old-Android/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:32:47 PDT
Watch Star Wars through CMD prompt on Win 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-Star-Wars-through-CMD-prompt-on-Win-7/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 19:39:05 PDT
Game Boy Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Hard-Drive/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:35:58 PDT
The Nova—A DIY Oculus Rift! (UPDATED!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-NovaA-DIY-Oculus-Rift/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 20:47:12 PDT
Windows PC Tune-Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Windows-PC-Tune-Up/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 22:54:31 PDT
Create External Buttons For Your Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-External-Buttons-For-Your-Keyboard/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:11:33 PDT
Reflective Prism http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflective-Prism/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:02:31 PDT
Hacking died Portable HDD to read data and use it as internal HDD http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-died-Portable-HDD-to-read-data-and-use-it-/
Hacking died Portable HDD to read data and use it as internal HDD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2S2P/HU3TNNRG/FIQ2S2PHU3TNNRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2S2P/HU3TNNRG/FIQ2S2PHU3TNNRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2S2P/HU3TNNRG/FIQ2S2PHU3TNNRG.SMALL.jpg chuppandi How does it feel to find your external HDD which was working fine until last night works no more.. ?? You're reduced to a numb with only your internal HDD to store for its meager space ?? You no-longer are able to read anything and extract any data from your HDD for you hardly cared to doube b...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:16:30 PDT
How to Replace Old Computer Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Old-Computer-Batteries/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:11 PDT
How to Build A Custom PC: The Complete n0ob's Guide to Building a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Custom-PC%3a-The-Complete-n0ob-s-Guid/
How to Build A Custom PC: The Complete n0ob's Guide to Building a Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/AVT5/F5LD3QRS/FKXAVT5F5LD3QRS.SMALL.jpg technick29 This Instructable will take you through the basic steps of building a computer. What you will need for this is:~Computer Case~Power supply (if not included with case)~Motherboard~Processor~Hard Drive~CD Rom drive/DVD Rom drive/Floppy Drive~Modem/Ethernet card/Wireless card~Monitor~RAM~Extra Fans (i...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2007 19:24:49 PDT
Host Your Own Virtual Private Network (VPN) with OpenVPN http://www.instructables.com/id/Host-Your-Own-Virtual-Private-Network-VPN-with-O/
Host Your Own Virtual Private Network (VPN) with OpenVPN - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/X8GT/HIW8FOTM/FR3X8GTHIW8FOTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/X8GT/HIW8FOTM/FR3X8GTHIW8FOTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/X8GT/HIW8FOTM/FR3X8GTHIW8FOTM.SMALL.jpg jayredge A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, creates an encrypted tunnel between you computer (client) and the VPN (server). This encrypted tunnel carries data that cannot be deciphered without the proper keys, and you control what clients have access to those keys. A popular VPN software is called OpenVPN. T...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 17:03:10 PDT
How To Watch Star Wars On Telnet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Watch-Star-Wars-On-Telnet/
How To Watch Star Wars On Telnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/2IJ9/HT4QOXKR/FVA2IJ9HT4QOXKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/2IJ9/HT4QOXKR/FVA2IJ9HT4QOXKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/2IJ9/HT4QOXKR/FVA2IJ9HT4QOXKR.SMALL.jpg Robocrafter Enable Telnet Go to start menu Control Panel Click onto control panel Programmes Click on programmes. Turn Programme Features On Do as shown on diagram Click On Telnet Enable telnet Type The Code! Now type :O, then click enterNow type:Towel.blinkenlights.nlEnjoy the film!
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:30:57 PDT
Flexible Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Keyboard/
Flexible Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/4FN8/HSVT9N6P/FEM4FN8HSVT9N6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/4FN8/HSVT9N6P/FEM4FN8HSVT9N6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/4FN8/HSVT9N6P/FEM4FN8HSVT9N6P.SMALL.jpg hitansh I made this flexible keyboard from a plastic and stiff keyboard. I made it to make my raspberry pi totally compact and portable. Requirement: Keyboard Screw Driver Letter Stickers Rubber Bands Nylon String Tape Open Up The Keyboard You need to open up the keyboard. ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:22:09 PDT
Unlock Windows User Account If Your Password Expired or Forgot http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlock-Windows-User-Account-If-Your-Password-Expir/
Unlock Windows User Account If Your Password Expired or Forgot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/VKUF/HSPP7V8E/F53VKUFHSPP7V8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/VKUF/HSPP7V8E/F53VKUFHSPP7V8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/VKUF/HSPP7V8E/F53VKUFHSPP7V8E.SMALL.jpg petemag Lost the password of the only administrator account on your computer? Windows password has expired but you forgot the original password? Just imagine yourself in such a situation! How to unlock a locked or expired user account without admin privileges? This tutorial will show you step-by-step proced...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 02:23:10 PDT
Make Robot voices using free software http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Robot-voices-using-free-software/
Make Robot voices using free software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/9C8Z/GB5HCXJL/FHC9C8ZGB5HCXJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/9C8Z/GB5HCXJL/FHC9C8ZGB5HCXJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/9C8Z/GB5HCXJL/FHC9C8ZGB5HCXJL.SMALL.jpg geocrasher Have you ever wanted your own personal robot voice to tell you you've got mail, or to welcome you to your computer when you log in?  Seek no more! For with a website, a free audio editing program, and a few simple steps you'll have your robot underlings talking to you in no time. You can modify the...
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 23:35:30 PDT
Assembling a Desktop Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-a-Desktop-Computer/
Assembling a Desktop Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/6GU1/HSHDRESP/F6G6GU1HSHDRESP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/6GU1/HSHDRESP/F6G6GU1HSHDRESP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/6GU1/HSHDRESP/F6G6GU1HSHDRESP.SMALL.jpg baf3939 These instructions are to help you assemble your PC. This process can be complicated and there are many points where components can be easily damaged. Please read through all of these instructions thoroughly before starting so you know of possible problems and dangers to the components. This is to...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 07:05:18 PST
portable computer workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-computer-workstation/
portable computer workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/L0OY/HS8FUNQ5/FTYL0OYHS8FUNQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/L0OY/HS8FUNQ5/FTYL0OYHS8FUNQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/L0OY/HS8FUNQ5/FTYL0OYHS8FUNQ5.SMALL.jpg razenhazen I had this all lined up for the magnetic contest, but didn't get it finished in time. I think it fits this category ok though. I have several templates that work for me a couple of which I will share here and they are all behind each other in the workstation.  materials and tools 2 metal trays (1...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 04:36:56 PST
Successful Hard Drive Controller Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Successful-Hard-Drive-Controller-Replacement/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 02:46:19 PST
Home Semiconductor Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Semiconductor-Manufacturing/
Home Semiconductor Manufacturing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3X4/HRWN8WTI/FE7N3X4HRWN8WTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3X4/HRWN8WTI/FE7N3X4HRWN8WTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3X4/HRWN8WTI/FE7N3X4HRWN8WTI.SMALL.jpg ReconIII Hi everyone this is Matt H I am a college student studying Microelectronic Engineering (making computer chips). I wanted to apply what I learned and came up with the idea to make my own cleanroom to test experiments. This instructable covers how to build a cleanroom/cleanbox and preform photolithogr...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:02:49 PST
LCD screen for under $35 (recycle old laptops) http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-screen-for-under-35-recycle-old-laptops/
LCD screen for under $35 (recycle old laptops) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CBYR/HOHY675X/FPZCBYRHOHY675X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CBYR/HOHY675X/FPZCBYRHOHY675X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CBYR/HOHY675X/FPZCBYRHOHY675X.SMALL.jpg TruFord Hello Instructables I've been lurking around and enjoying the vast knowledge here. Ive decided to try and make my own instructable to help others who are on this site. So with this I shall make an attempt at making my first instructable. I welcome any critiques to my work/posting to make future inst...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:17:04 PST
How to Use your iPhone as a Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-your-Iphone-as-a-Webcam/
How to Use your iPhone as a Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/AZ33/GY3E1V2K/FNRAZ33GY3E1V2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/AZ33/GY3E1V2K/FNRAZ33GY3E1V2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/AZ33/GY3E1V2K/FNRAZ33GY3E1V2K.SMALL.jpg yummy2000 If you are at all tech savy, you would have had faced a dilemma once or twice where you need a decent webcam (damn those things), or would just like one for convenience. Well, luckily most of us have iPhones (apple takeover in progress, please wait until your country submits to apple rulership).As t...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 21:47:53 PST
Computer Hacking For Noobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Hacking-For-Noobs/
Computer Hacking For Noobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/SFQQ/FJCEE5TO/FRSSFQQFJCEE5TO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/SFQQ/FJCEE5TO/FRSSFQQFJCEE5TO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/SFQQ/FJCEE5TO/FRSSFQQFJCEE5TO.SMALL.jpg neardood How to hack you're computer's account using command pronpt.This stuff is really interesting and EVIL!!!**Edit****Announcement**Ok, due to popular demand, Imgo add actual screenshots, use spellcheck and try to add helpful tips. So all you nagging *** get off my back!!!!In this instructable, youu'l le...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 21:23:26 PDT
Computer Mouse Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Mouse-Mod/
Computer Mouse Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SMALL.jpg eva_maree_dixon HELLO?! Hey I wasn't at school today... Being sick sucks; anyhow I had this old mouse that mum was going to through out and I was like NO!!! I am a hoarder and that's what we do.. Find uses for everything any way followMe and comment on what you think of my mouse mod enjoy!!! This project can be...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 22:54:51 PST
Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 UEFI http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Boot-Ubuntu-and-Windows-8-UEFI/
Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 UEFI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/0GB8/HMVJAKRR/FRJ0GB8HMVJAKRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/0GB8/HMVJAKRR/FRJ0GB8HMVJAKRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/0GB8/HMVJAKRR/FRJ0GB8HMVJAKRR.SMALL.jpg eLab Ubuntu installation alongside Windows has always been relatively easy to do, however, the new computers with Windows 8 have new safety and protection mechanisms and new Bios (UEFI), that make this process a little harder. This post will guide you through the necessary steps to achieve a successful ...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:31:27 PDT
Dummy Monitor for Photo Shoots and Product Demos http://www.instructables.com/id/Dummy-Monitor-for-Photo-Shoots-and-Product-Demos/
Dummy Monitor for Photo Shoots and Product Demos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/YF1Y/H1426LYK/F29YF1YH1426LYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/YF1Y/H1426LYK/F29YF1YH1426LYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/YF1Y/H1426LYK/F29YF1YH1426LYK.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin For my home business (usbtypewriter.com) I do a lot of product photography showing customized computer workstations.  But setting up a computer workstation for a photo shoot involves a lot of setup (since I have to move the entire workstation from my actual desk over to the photo set), and the ugly ...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 11:31:03 PDT
Unlock hard drive from an old BT Vision box http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlock-hard-drive-from-an-old-BT-Vision-box/
Unlock hard drive from an old BT Vision box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/54VO/HQMN69RP/FZ254VOHQMN69RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/54VO/HQMN69RP/FZ254VOHQMN69RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/54VO/HQMN69RP/FZ254VOHQMN69RP.SMALL.jpg atweedlie A couple of years ago I cancelled my subscription to BT Vision. Since then the box has been gathering dust in my shed. I started putting together a server for my Xboxes running XBMC and was hunting for a suitable hard drive for the operating system when I came across the BT Vision box. I opened it u...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:33:04 PST
3 Ways to Enable Administrator Account in Windows 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Enable-Administrator-Account-in-Windows-/
3 Ways to Enable Administrator Account in Windows 7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/UBE8/HQNA478L/FG0UBE8HQNA478L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/UBE8/HQNA478L/FG0UBE8HQNA478L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/UBE8/HQNA478L/FG0UBE8HQNA478L.SMALL.jpg jasminrojiya In this instructable i will show you guys how one can enable Administrator Account in Windows 7 The administrator account is a hidden, disabled and built-in account with Windows 7/Vista/xp. But a user can enable this account for some special actions. Such as troubleshooting, installing harmfu...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 02:42:00 PST
Yellow Dots of Mystery: Is Your Printer Spying on You? http://www.instructables.com/id/Yellow-Dots-of-Mystery-Is-Your-Printer-Spying-on-/
Yellow Dots of Mystery: Is Your Printer Spying on You? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/JVWC/FM2KBQB5/FG0JVWCFM2KBQB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/JVWC/FM2KBQB5/FG0JVWCFM2KBQB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/JVWC/FM2KBQB5/FG0JVWCFM2KBQB5.SMALL.jpg EFForg Imagine that every time you print a document, it automatically includes a secret code that could be used to identify the printer -- and, potentially, the person who used it. Sounds like something from a spy movie, right?Unfortunately, the scenario isn't fictional. Most color laser printers and col...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2008 11:50:20 PDT
How to Build a Media File Hub For Your Home (for MacOS and Windows) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Media-File-Hub-For-Your-Home-for-M/
How to Build a Media File Hub For Your Home (for MacOS and Windows) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SNXB/H8VUDLU5/FVHSNXBH8VUDLU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SNXB/H8VUDLU5/FVHSNXBH8VUDLU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SNXB/H8VUDLU5/FVHSNXBH8VUDLU5.SMALL.jpg jawalther Want to create a hub for everyone in your house to share movies, music, and files? What you will need: •  Wireless Router (I recommend the ASUS RT-N56U. Its the router I have and it works perfectly for this) •  Computer with internet access (preferably multiple computers—otherwise, whats the point?...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 03:53:35 PDT
How to Access your Media from Anywhere by Hosting your Own Cloud! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Access-your-Media-from-Anywhere-by-Hosting-you/
How to Access your Media from Anywhere by Hosting your Own Cloud! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/U3FP/H8CVKA7Z/F3YU3FPH8CVKA7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/U3FP/H8CVKA7Z/F3YU3FPH8CVKA7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/U3FP/H8CVKA7Z/F3YU3FPH8CVKA7Z.SMALL.jpg jayredge ********** I HAVE UPDATED THIS GUIDE*********** Please view the new version of this guide here. Have you ever dreamed of accessing your media from anywhere in the world? This tutorial will show you how to host your own cloud at home which will allow you to access your media from anywhere as long as...
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 15:40:56 PDT