How to take screenshots with a Mac keyboard on Windows

Mac keyboards do not have the PrtScr key that you need to make screenshots on Windows machines. An easy way to circumvent that problem without getting a new keyboard is to use the built-in Windows on-screen keyboard. Regardless of what hardware keyboard is attached to the machine, the on-screen keyboard always provides the same keys including ... Read more

Install Steam on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

With Steam support for Linux, there will most likely be a whole lot more games coming out for Ubuntu and its consorts. While the database of games with Linux support still grows, many titles are already available. To install Steam on Ubuntu or Linux Mint, open a Terminal and enter the following commands: sudo apt-key ... Read more

“No space left on device” error on empty drives

It may occur that when you try to copy files from your hard disk to an external device such as an external HDD or a USB key, you get an error stating that there was no free space left on your device although you just erased everything from it to make some. This is most ... Read more

Use of Shell, Registry, Keyboard and Voice in VBScript (Windows)

Look here to learn how to create Visual Basic Scripts. Using Visual Basic Script you can also access elementary Windows services, some them being really useful to irritate your friends. If at any point of the script there is an error stating that the double-quotes used in it are invalid characters, just delete the copied ... Read more

Disable Balloon Tips on Windows

Who is not annoyed by the approximately thousand balloon tips popping up on every boot of the Windows XP system telling you what is not alright with your computer. But fear not, as for nearly all problems, there is also a solution for this one, although you have to venture deep down into your Windows ... Read more