The parental control on my user is so high i have to put https to go on google any ideas?
Question by robby-now 7 years ago | last reply 5 years ago
I've found this file that a person put together. It should have a vista theme in it for xp. However. Will I need the hack (i forget what its called) that lets you install .msstyles files? I really don't know. But the help is appreciated.Oops, forgot the link:http://www.guimods.com/best-vista-theme-for-xp/Thanks!
Question by Rockerx 9 years ago | last reply 9 years ago
Question by chanmantheone 10 years ago | last reply 10 years ago
Tried the instructions "How to hack vista parental controls as a standard user." and it worked out for me. But now I need the Administrator user not to show up on the logon screen. How do I lock it again? Thank you!
Question by n4er 10 years ago | last reply 10 years ago
I have a windows vista sp2 32-bit computer. I am getting bored of the same old start orb. i dont want to waste hard earned money on something from stardock to change it though. it there any free program or at least a hack to do this? Please help. thanks
Question by tvsamuel 6 years ago | last reply 6 years ago
I am currently downloading a hacked version of mac to install on a windows computer. I dont know if it is going to work yet, so i have not purchased a loepard liscense. 1. Do i need to buy a leopard license even though this is a hacked version, and 2. if mac decided to take me to court could they really for me downloading something that they didnt fully make (becuase of the work-on-a-pc hack) and once it installed sucsesfully i would have bought a license anyway?
Question by A.C.E. 10 years ago | last reply 10 years ago
This is just a minor bug report: if you've already entered a contest but your entry hasn't been moderator-approved yet, then the option to enter the contest is still available and it will let you repeat the entry; as opposed to giving you some message like "Your entry in this contest has already been received and is awaiting moderator approval". I entered a handful of contests over the weekend (Raspbery Pi, Make it Glow, and Hardware Hacking) and received the usual emails that my entries had been received and were awaiting moderator approval. Today, in a moment of absentmindedness, I clicked "Add to Contests" under "Author Options" on one of my Instructables (to "Make It Glow", which I'd already entered over the weekend). Instead of getting a message that I'd already entered, I got a confirmation on-screen and a short time later received another confirmation email. So, I realize at the end of the day I won't actually wind up with duplicate entries in the contest - this just seems like it would create slightly more work for the Instructables staff if they have to wade through accidental duplicate entries (hopefully nobody would intentionally take advantage of this to spam-enter your own entry 100 times to draw attention from the mods...which seems like a great way to be rejected from the contest). System info: Windows Vista 64-bit (embarassing, I know) Firefox 25.0.1 Duplicate entries occurred with this URL: https://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Christmas-Light-Timer-with-Raspberry-Pi-a/
Topic by Ben Finio 5 years ago | last reply 5 years ago
Hello! I am a graduate student at Pratt institute in Brooklyn, NY. I am currently working on my masters thesis in Industrial Design. My subject so far is: Hacking, 'making' and craft as a form of recycling and reusing - product life extension by the user. Basically, I am interested in keeping potentially valuable materials out of the ever-growing rubbish pile. Instructables were part of the inspiration for this thesis, and I am wondering if you would take a couple minutes of your valuable time to answer these questions for me. The questions might be a bit cursory or vague so your answers can be the same - I am also interested in the differing levels of humor involved in the motivation, process and results of the hacker and their 'products'. I would really appreciate your input, and I want to thank you for your time in advance! Disclaimer: None of this information will be used for anything other than my written thesis and 15min oral presentation in April (Which you can view, let me know if you want to attend!) - but, please do not divulge any information you dont feel comfortable sharing with my thesis class - use a good false name if you like, (or I can make one up for you) but please be as accurate as you can with all questions. Thanks! So here are some questions! 1 - Who are you (name), and what do you 'do'? How do your friends describe you? (ie- day job, side projects, labor of love, for fun, etc) 2 - What do you carry with you at all times? (keys, phone, wallet, knife, etc) Anything you consider 'unusual'? 3 - Are you a 'gadget person', do you need to have the new thing (iPhone or other smartphone, Macbook Air/EEEpc, etc)? What and when was the last computer purchase? Mac, Win (XP or Vista?) or Linux/other? 4 - What was (were) the last modification(s) you did? (electronic, soft, other) 5 - Do you recycle? (Paper, plastic, etc) How do you dispose of old electronics? 6 - Do you ever take other peoples, or buy old electronics, to hack? What was the last you did that with? 7 - With the popularity of publications like MAKE, CRAFT, ReadyMade - and websites and blogs like Instructables; are we are witnessing a new craft movement? (please explain) 8 - Can you explain the history of this movement (if you feel it exists)? What is your favorite part of the increased popularity of making, hacking and modifying? What do you think is the future of this movement? (looking near or far) 9 - How do think this change will affect Industrial Design, and the design/concept of personal electronics, shoes, tableware, furniture, etc? 10 - Is there a device, object, service, product, etc that you dream about, wish existed, half-joke about with friends? Is there a problem you feel strongly about? Something you feel is overlooked? 11 - Can you recommend anyone, or any resources you feel could be really useful in thinking about this topic? Alright! You are done! Thank you so much for you indulgent participation, I appreciate it so much! -Crankola-
Topic by crankola 11 years ago | last reply 11 years ago
Sign-up for our newsletter here. Jan. 17, 2008 Welcome back! Check out the entries in the Lion Brand Yarn Slideshow Challenge. There are some fantastic projects and designs on display! Enter your own projects, click the button to vote for your favorites, and chat with the authors in the comment section! There's nothing like good feedback to inspire even more great projects. Check out the list here! Which of our 14 great finalists should win the $15K VersaLaser? Let us know! Check out these cool instructables! How to UPGRADE from Vista to Windows XP on a Acer laptop Did your new laptop come with Vista? Is it not as fast as you'd hoped? Here's how to switch back to XP. posted by CharredPC on Jan 9, 2007 "Hide-in-plain-sight" Cat Litterbox Build a cat litterbox that can be placed anywhere in your home. With a clever cage design, the litter doesn't spread out onto your carpet.posted by Kiribub on Jan 14, 2008 Venezia Napkin Rings Knit your own wire and bead napkin rings for Christmas or any other occasion. Each set uses 30 gauge wire and about 95 beads on each. posted by evey5268 on Jan 11, 2008 Knife Making Without Tools Make a hunting knife from a butter knife by rubbing it on wet pavement and wrapping the handle with cord. It looks and feels good in the hand. posted by TimAnderson on Jan 11, 2008 Super Nightvision Headset Hack! Make a Super Bright Nightvision Headset that lets you walk around in total darkness AND record what you see! posted by Kipkay on Jan 16, 2008 Voting Booth Rate your favorites! Vote on the finalist pages! The DIY Fisheye Lens — Using Nothin' But a Pair of Old Glasses and Some Tape (Photojojo)Instructables has teamed up with Photojojo bring you some really cool photograph tutorials, like this one for a slick DIY fisheye lens. Homemade Whiteboard Do whiteboard prices seem way too high? Make your own to get the dimensions you want and save a lot of cash. posted by ausable on Jan 8, 2008 Furoshiki: Have Bed Sheet Will TravelFuroshiki is a Japanese method of tying a piece of cloth into a wrapping or in this case a kickin' bag. posted by keng on Jan 13, 2008 Make a Super Bouncy Ball Learn how to make a great little toy using a chemical reaction and easy-to-get chemicals. Great science-fun for kids! posted by pudi.dk on Jan 9, 2008 Bluetooth PSP/PS2 Headset Mod Use a Bluetooth device for PSP games and the upcoming Skype addition. Also works for chatting while playing PS2 games on the PS3. posted by N3M3515 on Jan 15, 2008 Airbrush Make a portable lung-powered airbrush with a bit of tubing and scrap materials to apply that finishing touch to your latest masterpiece. posted by msolek on Jan 10, 2008 Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week! - Eric
Topic by fungus amungus 11 years ago
Yesterday we looked at the Top 50 commenters for 2008 and today we'll be looking at the numbers for the top 50 Instructables of 2008. Since there's no one way of declaring a list of Instructables, we created three top 50 lists. These cover Instructables in order of rating, pageviews, and comments. Instructables on these lists were all published in 2008.Let's go to the graphs and charts!Top 50 Instructables: Pageviews Instructable Views 1 Body-Mod: Elf Ears 347738 2 Use your laptop as an Xbox/Xbox 360 "Wireless Adapter" on Windows XP/Vista, and Mac OSX 220780 3 Fix the Red Ring of Death! (without towels!) 177285 4 Laser cutter, start slicing stuff for under 50 dollars 159647 5 Run Backups on any Wii Without a Modchip 159408 6 How to build a 72Volt electric motorcycle 159261 7 How to make out 145713 8 Inverted Bookshelf 137198 9 Munny Speakers 124736 10 Awesome led cube 118293 11 Firefox Pranks! 117449 12 How to make an Iron Man Arc Reactor 116481 13 How to French Kiss 115958 14 How To: Make Bath Bombs 108287 15 Gift Ideas 107914 16 DIY USB "Hard Drive" 96588 17 Safely Shaving Your Pubic Hair 96144 18 WinXP Overhaul Guide: How to make it look like Vista, run like lightning, and stay productive, fast & smooth 94980 19 Laser Tattoo 94705 20 DIY Vinyl Wall Art 92752 21 How to refill a "disposable" Brita brand water pitcher filter with activated carbon. 89724 22 Make your own Roll-Up Keyboard 89558 23 Hidden USB Storage 86430 24 how to add EL wire to a coat or other garment 84340 25 Build a 60 Watt Solar Panel 82286 26 Grow a square watermelon 82275 27 LeGummies brick shaped gummy candies 81368 28 USB 80875 29 How to remove most of the seeds when cutting up a watermelon 80822 30 How to Make a TRON Style Lamp: The MADYLIGHT 80281 31 LED Cube 4x4x4 78936 32 Covert Spy Sunglasses 78633 33 Build a water mortar 77090 34 Super Nightvision Headset Hack! 76634 35 A better laptop stand for bed 76101 36 Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! 74842 37 How to get a Free Itunes Account (No Credit Card Needed) 74490 38 Make an iPod Video Projector 74026 39 Homemade Gifts 73478 40 Lasers 73242 41 Remote shutter trigger for Digital Cameras 72911 42 Ergonomic Laptop Stand Made From a Coat Hanger 72321 43 MAKE A HIGH VOLTAGE SUPPLY IN 5 MINUTES 71744 44 Protect Your Home with Laserbeams! 71387 45 Iron Man Helmet 71358 46 Get Big Money for Dead Batteries 70261 47 How to Put on a Condom 69805 48 How to make an Iron Man Mask 69617 49 How to build a 96-Volt Electric Motorcycle 68924 50 Nintendo Lunchbox 68164 Top 50 Instructables: Ratings Instructable Rating 1 Build A Plasma Speaker 4.64 2 Build A Net Gun 4.62 3 Wall-E Robot 4.60 4 Sew your own Instructables Robot Plushie! 4.60 5 How to Make a Portable Game System 4.54 6 Build Your Own Butler Robot!!! - Tutorial,Photos, and Video 4.54 7 Electromagnetic Floater 4.52 8 LED Cube 4x4x4 4.50 9 LeGummies brick shaped gummy candies 4.49 10 DIY Vinyl Wall Art 4.49 11 5-minute Chocolate Cake 4.48 12 When a Phillips is not a Phillips! 4.48 13 Airgun with eXplosive air-Release Valve 4.47 14 How to Build a Robot - The BeetleBot v2 ( Revisited ) 4.45 15 How to Start a Business 4.45 16 Gandhi: 17' Tall Cardboard Avatar 4.44 17 turn signal biking jacket 4.44 18 Hidden USB Storage 4.44 19 Cyber/Steampunk Futuresque Sci-Fi Hand Gun 4.43 20 LED Chess Set 4.41 21 Build your own Electric Car! 4.41 22 LCS-1M - A Full-Featured, Low-Cost Hobby Oscilloscope 4.40 23 Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! 4.39 24 Lego USB Stick 4.38 25 MAKE A PILLAR WITH A DECORATIVE CAPITOL AND BASE 4.38 26 EGG FLOWER VASE 4.38 27 Aliens Powerloader Halloween Costume 4.38 28 Munny Speakers 4.37 29 Giant 100mm LED 4.37 30 Coilgun Handgun 4.37 31 How to Thank Instructables 4.36 32 Guitar Tube Amp 4.36 33 How to get a Tshirt for GoodHart 4.34 34 Creepy Cobweb Shooter! 4.34 35 Grow Your Own Bioluminescent Algae 4.32 36 How to make a Portal Gun 4.31 37 how to add EL wire to a coat or other garment 4.30 38 Duct Tape Messenger Bag + Hardware 4.30 39 Firearm Safety: The "do's" and "don'ts" of enjoying guns safely. 4.29 40 The Stirling Engine, absorb energy from candles, coffee, and more! 4.29 41 Recycle Old Light Bulb 4.28 42 USB Batman Spotlight 4.28 43 Coffee table upgrade! 4.27 44 Steampunk Dystopian Sniper Rifle (Mercury Bow) 4.27 45 Building Small Robots: Making One Cubic Inch Micro-Sumo Robots and Smaller 4.27 46 How to grow flowers on a military base in Iraq 4.26 47 How to make your own LED lightbulbs 4.26 48 Iron Man Helmet 4.25 49 Cardboard/Fiberglass Halo 3 inspired Master Chief Costume 4.25 50 Build Halo Armor 4.25 Top 50 Instructables: Comments Instructable Comments 1 Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! 812 2 Knex Heavy Cannon 645 3 Awesome led cube 637 4 Simple Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Mod 591 5 Build A Plasma Speaker 494 6 DD-27 V2.75 compact AST rifle 454 7 WinXP Overhaul Guide: How to make it look like Vista, run like lightning, and stay productive, fast & smooth 453 8 The accidental pocket jet engine... 427 9 Scavenge free electronics, food, and help the environment 400 10 How to make your PSP "Better" or how to have more fun on a Sony PSP 379 11 Laser Tattoo 376 12 Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! 376 13 DSman195276's sidearm --updated-- v1.5 is here! 371 14 MAKE A HIGH VOLTAGE SUPPLY IN 5 MINUTES 363 15 Wall-E Robot 352 16 Knex Heavy Cannon v5 - Handheld 342 17 Fix the Red Ring of Death! (without towels!) 341 18 How to Build a Time Machine (Vortex Distortion Space and Time Dilating Device) 340 19 Knex Heavy Cannon v2 - Mini 339 20 How to get a Tshirt for GoodHart 338 21 Run Backups on any Wii Without a Modchip 336 22 Make A Water Leyden Jar 331 23 Park 52 knex sniper 327 24 Build a simple Marx Generator 323 25 Knex Guinea Pig Trap 318 26 TRUELY semi-auto knex gun 315 27 L96 308 28 How to Build a Knife 307 29 Pineapplebob's Sniper Rifle 306 30 True Trigger, 10 Round, Auto-Loading, Knex Concept Rifle 299 31 Fire Shaving 290 32 DJ Radio's knex SPEC-9 sniper rifle 285 33 How to UPGRADE from Vista to Windows XP on an Acer laptop 283 34 How to dodge a draft 279 35 Protect Your Home with Laserbeams! 279 36 Hidden USB Storage 277 37 Knex Compact AST Pistol 276 38 Cyber/Steampunk Futuresque Sci-Fi Hand Gun 276 39 Steampunk Dystopian Sniper Rifle (Mercury Bow) 275 40 Pocket sized survival kit 274 41 Knex Pistol "TDS" With Simple Slide Action *Updated as of 8/26/08* 271 42 Use your laptop as an Xbox/Xbox 360 "Wireless Adapter" on Windows XP/Vista, and Mac OSX 269 43 Body-Mod: Elf Ears 266 44 Knex M4 Carbine (True Trigger) 257 45 How to make a Portal Gun 255 46 DSman195276's sniper rifle 254 47 Reaper Crossbow 254 48 fully automatic knex gun (UPDATED) 252 49 Build your own computer 252 50 LeGummies brick shaped gummy candies 252
Topic by fungus amungus 10 years ago | last reply 10 years ago