Best Technology Blog Posts of the Week (October 17th 2010)

Posted by Angel Luis On October - 17 - 2010

Because the internet is more than just Windows Guides, we have prepared a selection of the best technology posts of this week.

Have you a web page on internet? Do you want to know exactly who is linking to your site? Read the following article by Jonathan Simon on the Official Google Webmaster Central Blog.

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Best Methods for Repairing PC Errors Related to Audio Files

Posted by Guest Post On October - 15 - 2010

In this guest post, James Ricketts explores repairing PC errors related to audio files. Learn more about James at the conclusion of this post.

We all love to listen to music and play games on or computer; therefore, it is never a pleasant experience to come across errors related to audio files. In today’s world, entertainment is something we all want instantly and uninterrupted, and any delay in this can be frustrating.

The good news is that you can deal with most of these errors on your own, provided you understand what the reasons for the errors are, and how to go about solving them. In this article, we will discuss a few important audio file extensions, and how to deal with error messages related to them.

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Meet the Windows Guides Team

Posted by Rich On August - 15 - 2010

We have a number of new writers on the team lately and, in this article, I’d like to share a little about each of our writers so you can get to know us all a little better.

Here’s a quick overview of the team:



Joined Team Location Operating System Profile
rsvr85 RSVR85 September 2009 England Windows 7Linux rsvr85
Mike Mike November 2009 United States of America (USA) Windows 7 Mike
Thomas Thomas January 2010 Norway Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XPOS X Thomas
Harry Harry February 2010 England Windows 7 Harry
DarkNovaGamer Steven Downer


March 2010 United States of America (USA) Windows 7OS X DarkNovaGamer
Angel Luis Angel Luis April 2010 Spain Windows 7 Angel Luis
Taylor Ling Taylor Ling

(ghost 301)

July 2010 Malaysia Windows 7 ghost301
Deck Deck Hazen


July 2010 New Zealand Windows 7 Deck
swooper swooper July 2010 Australia Windows 7Windows XPLinux swooper
Spazz Spazz August 2010 South Africa Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP Spazz
Nicholas N J West


October 2009 England Windows 7OS XLinux Nicholas
Scragg ashmsa


January 2010 United States of America (USA) Windows XP Scragg
sergiogarcia9 sergiogarcia9 May 2010 Denmark Windows 7Linux sergiogarcia9
Rich Robinson


February 2008 United States of America (USA) England Windows 7Windows XPOS XLinux Rich

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Seven iTunes Alternatives You Should Consider Using

Posted by Rich On July - 19 - 2010

Reluctantly, I use iTunes as I have an Apple phone and I want to keep it synchronized with my PC. As with most electronic devices that sync with your PC, you are stuck using the proprietary software needed to communicate with the device. iTunes isn’t all that bad, but I set out looking for good alternative to iTunes and here is what I found.

In this guide, I look at seven iTunes alternatives and compare them side by side to give you an option to use them as an alternative to iTunes.

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adobe readerAdobe has found a critical vulnerability that affects Flash Player, Adobe Reader, and Acrobat.

Adobe informs that affected software include: Adobe Flash Player, 9.0.262, and earlier 10.0.x and 9.0.x versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris and Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX.

To be more clear Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows are affected.

As you notice Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.x are not affected.

The company also informs that this vulnerability is being exploited so I recommend you continue reading.

Right now Adobe hasn’t launched a fix, but recommend to update to the:

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Winners of WinX DVD Licenses…!!

Posted by Thomas On May - 13 - 2010

Yet another Competition, successfully ended. Here is the list of our winners. If you ever should consider buying a DVD Copy/Backup program, it’s this one. You can make backups of your DVD collection with a few clicks – even the newest ones. And you get free lifetime updates.

Did you miss our review ? Read it here.

When you read through this list, you will notice that we only gave out 19 licenses, thou we promised 30 ?! That is true – as it turns out (and of course we expected as much) that not many of our readers use MAC. Therefore we were only able to give away 4 MAC licenses. However. IF you DO know someone who is bound to their love for MAC, tell them to send me an email at: begging (Ed note: or just asking nicely) me for a license, and I’ll be happy to accommodate.  Tell them to Write: “MAC license Please” in the Subject line. Now, on to the business at hand… Read the rest of this entry »

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