[EXPIRED] Do You Play Computer Games Online? [Poll]

Posted by Rich On February - 7 - 2011

Update: The results are in.

Personally, I’m not much of an online gamer; I don’t play online games because… well, I’m not very good at them! However, online gaming continues to increase in popularity and gaming is a big reason why people choose Windows over Linux, OS X etc.

Check out some of Thomas’ and my favorite online flash games:

Thomas’ Favorite Online Games | Rich’s Favorite Online Games

Here’s a quick poll about online gaming:

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View the contents of your Clipboard in Windows [How To]

Posted by Thomas On February - 6 - 2011

The windows Clipboard is where the computer temporarily stores text, files, graphics etc. that your CUT or COPY resides until you PASTE the content into its new location. Up until XP you could easily check the contents of your clipboard  using the ClipBoard Manager. For some blurry security reason Microsoft removed this nifty application from Windows Vista onward. If you miss this feature, fear not – the fix is a simple one. If you have access to a Windows XP installation (XP mode anyone ??)  you can copy it to your Windows 8, 7, or Vista machine.

Here’s where to find it

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Angry Birds for Windows

Posted by Thomas On February - 4 - 2011

Angry Birds

Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with System
1 Star1 StarHalf Star0 Star0 Star 5 out of 5 Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
Whether or not you like playing games on your cellphone, you may have noticed people so hung up on a certain game that they hardly recognize anything around them. Which game is it? It’s called “Angry Birds”. The game first appeared on iPhone and has since then moved on to other platforms. Having a Windows Mobile, I know It will never reach my phone, as the developers have claimed NEVER to transfer the game to that platform. But in a small way (or should I say big) they have yielded – the game is now available for Windows PC. And it works on all window platforms.

If you wonder about the HALF star up there, the game’s only flaw is that it’s so addictive…

PRICE: $4,99

DOWNLOAD: Angry Birds

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Quick Tips to Help You Use the Windows Search Function

Posted by Rich On February - 3 - 2011

Windows 7’s search function is “beefed” up a little. This guide will help you use the Windows 7 function but only scratches the surface. If you have other tips, please let us know in the comments.

Specifically, this guide covers the following:

  • Search from:
    • The Start menu
    • The Search Box
    • Anywhere
  • Search Filters

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Desktop Wallpaper 846

We love desktop wallpaper on Windows Guides. Here’s a collection of 50 hand-picked, high-resolution wallpapers from various sources online. Know a good place for wallpaper or have some to share? Let us know about it in the comments.

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