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How to Change Your IP Address How to Change Your IP Address There are many reasons why a person would want to change his or her IP address. This tutorial will show you how to change the IP address of ...
How to Change Your IP Address

How to Change Your IP Address

There are many reasons why a person would want to change his or her IP address. This tutorial will show you how to change the IP address of a wired or wireless computer, not the IP address of an internet connection. (To do this, you need to contact your service provider.) Read on to find out how to change your IP address on both a Windows and Mac computer.

Change Your IP Address

Changing Your IP Address on Windows


1. Disable your internet connection. Are you read to get your geek on? Follow these steps to easily disable your internet:
  • Press the Windows key and R to get to the Run dialog.
  • Then press Command and Enter.
  • Finally, type in "ipconfig /release" and press Enter.

2. Open the Control Panel. Go to Network And Internet ? Network and Sharing Center ? Change adapter settings.

3. Right click on the internet connection that you are using. (Your internet connection may be called "Local Area Connection" or "Wireless Internet Connection.") Click properties. If prompted, type in an admin code to continue.

4. Find the Networking tab. Open it, and click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). Press the Properties button.

5. In the general tab, click "Use the following IP address" (if it isn't highlighted already). Type in a string of ones, so that your new IP address says 111-111-111-111.

6. Press the tab key on your keypad to fill the Subnet Mask area with automatically-generated numbers. Click "ok" twice to bring you back to the "Local Area Connection" screen.

7. Understand that a dialog box may pop up. A dialog box saying "Since this connection is currently active, some settings will not take effect until the next time you dial it" may pop up. This is normal. Click "ok."

8. Right-click again on your local connection, selecting "Properties.

9. Under the Networking tab, click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). Press the Properties button.

10. Check the box "Obtain an IP address automatically. Close the 2 properties box again and connect to the web. Your computer should have a new IP address.

Changing Your IP Address on Mac OS


1. Open your Safari browser.

2. Under the Safari drop-down menu, select Preferences.

3. Navigate to the Advanced tab.

4. Locate the Proxies category and click on "Change Settings. ... This will open up your network preferences.

5. Check the box Web Proxy (HTTP).

6. Find an appropriate IP address that will serve as your Web Proxy server. You can do this a number of ways. Perhaps the most efficient way is to find a website that offers free proxy server.

7. Type in "free web proxies" into a search engine and navigate to a reputable site. This site should offer free web proxies, clearly indicating several different factors:
  • Country
  • Speed
  • Connection time
  • Type

8. Find an appropriate web proxy and type in the proxy IP address into the Web Proxy Server box in your network preferences.

9. Type in the port number. This should also be displayed on your free web proxy website, along with the IP address. Make sure the two correspond.

10.Click "ok" and the "apply" to enact the changes you made. Begin browsing. You may be redirected to a webpage for several seconds before you are allowed to proceed. Enjoy..!!
How to Run Android Games and Applications on PC How to Run Android Games and Applications on PC Android is by far the best mobile operating system as it comes with a lot of amazing games and applications. Sometimes, we want to play that...
How to Run Android Games and Applications on PC

How to Run Android Games and Applications on PC

Android is by far the best mobile operating system as it comes with a lot of amazing games and applications. Sometimes, we want to play that games on our PC but some of these apps and games which are available at Google Play Market are not available for Windows and Mac operating systems. So, what should one do??
Today, in this tutorial we are going to tell you how you can Run Android games and applications on PC. All you will need is a software which is known as Bluestacks.

Run Android Games and Applications on PC

Bluestacks in an Android emulator which will help us to Run Android games and applications on PC. You can have the perfect Android experience on your Windows and Mac Operating system using Bluestacks.

How to Install Bluestacks


Step 1: First of all you need to download Bluestacks. Click Here to download Bluestacks for your Windows or Mac Operating systems.

Step 2: Once downloaded, install it using the executable file. You will see a couple of steps in the installation wizard. Follow these steps and installation will be continued.

Once the installation is done, Bluestacks icon will be available on your desktop.

Run Android games and applications on PC


Once you have downloaded and installed Bluestacks, the next thing you need to do is open Bluestacks and follow the steps mentioned below:-

Step 1: When you will run the Bluestacks for the first time you will be asked to insert your Google Account details. Insert the Google Account details so that, that account can be synced with Google Play market.

Step 2: Once your account is synced you are ready to go. Open the home of Bluestacks by clicking on Bluestacks icon and you will see a search field there. Type and name of app or game there.

Let me explain you this with the help of an example:- In the Search field enter "WhatsApp" (without quotes). You will see WhatsApp on the homepage and will also see an Install Button present there. Click on Install button and the app will start downloading. The download time will take depending on your internet speed.

Step 3: Now open the app. When you will open the app for the first time you will be asked to enter your mobile number. Provide correct mobile number as this number will get a verification code which will be used to authenticate your Whatsapp account. Now you have verified the account you can easily use Whatsapp from your computer.
If you want to see which applications are installed on your system, you can open the "My Apps" area and see all the apps which are present on your system. Open the "Top Charts" section to see the apps which are being most downloaded by people on the Google Play market. You can even sync apps from your PC to your Android smartphone or from your Android smartphone to your PC using Cloud Connect.
So this was our guide on How to Run Android Games and Applications on Computer or Laptop , I hope the methods given above helped you in running Android Games and Applications.

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How to Change Your Wi Fi Password How to Change Your Wi Fi Password Wi-Fi is great for keeping you connected, but a poorly secured Wi-Fi can put your personal information at risk. Keeping your router password...
How to Change Your Wi Fi Password

How to Change Your Wi Fi Password

Wi-Fi is great for keeping you connected, but a poorly secured Wi-Fi can put your personal information at risk. Keeping your router password-protected and changing the password regularly is an essential key to protecting your network and your data.

Change Wi Fi Password

It also keeps cheap neighbors from stealing your bandwidth! See Step 1 below to learn how.

Steps

1. Open your router's configuration page. You can access your router's configuration page through a web browser on a computer connected to your network. If you can't connect via Wi-Fi because you don't know the password, use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer directly to the router. This will bypass the need for the Wi-Fi password.
  • Standard router addresses are 192.168.1.1, 192.168.0.1, or 10.0.1.1 (Apple).
    Enter the address into your browser's address bar.
  • If none of the above addresses grant you access to the configuration page, open the Command Prompt by pressing ? Win+R and entering cmd. Once the Command Prompt opens, type ipconfig and press ? Enter. Look for your active connection in the list and find the Default Gateway address. This is typically your router address.
  • If all else fails, press and hold the Reset button on your router for about 30 seconds to revert it to factory default settings. Then, look up the default address for that router model and enter it into your browser.
  • Some routers come with configuration software. If you've previously installed your configuration software, you can use that instead of the web browser interface.

2. Enter your router's username and password. Every router will require a username and password before you can access the innards. If you never changed this when you first configured the router, chances are the username is "admin" and the password is "admin" or "password". Of course this varies from model to model, so you should search your model online to see your exact login info.
  • If you've changed the login in the past and since forgot it, or received the router as a hand-me-down and the previous owner didn't reset it, you'll need to press and hold the Reset button on the router for about 30 seconds. This will reset the settings to default, allowing you to log in with the default username and password.

3. Open the Wireless section. Once you are logged into your router, you will need to find the Wireless section of the configuration page. The exact name changes from manufacturer to manufacturer, but generally you are looking for a Wireless or Wireless Settings/Setup tab or button.
  • If your "Wireless" section has multiple subsections, open the Wireless Security page.

4. Change the password. Look for the box labeled Password, Passphrase or Shared Key. You can enter your new password into this box. Some routers will ask that you type the password again to ensure that you entered it correctly.
  • Try to create a strong password that would be difficult if not impossible to guess. It should not be related to anything personal, and should include a liberal amount of numbers, random cases, and special characters such as "!", "$" and "#".
  • A strong password is usually at least 8 characters long.

5. Check out your security type. There are three main types of wireless encryption: WEP, WPA, and WPA2. For the most secure network, you should be using WPA2. You may run into issues connecting older devices, however, in which case you could switch to WPA or WPA/WPA2. Selecting WEP is NOT recommended, as WEP encryption is very easy to break (it can take less than 30 minutes to crack a WEP password).

6. Change your network name. While you're here, take a moment to change your network name if you have not already. The name should not include any personally identifiable information, as the name will be publicly broadcast. Changing the name will help deter people from trying to break into it. Routers with default names are seen as easier hacking targets.

7. Save your settings. Once you are done entering in your new password, click the Apply or Save button. The button's location is different for every router, but is typically located at the top or bottom of the page. The router will take a few moments to process the change, at which point any devices currently connected would be disconnected.
  • After your settings are changed, you can connect to your wireless network using your new password.
How to Change Startup Programs on Your PC How to Change Startup Programs on Your PC Is your computer running more slowly than it used to? It may be because you have enabled too many startup programs, that is, programs that l...
How to Change Startup Programs on Your PC

How to Change Startup Programs on Your PC

Is your computer running more slowly than it used to? It may be because you have enabled too many startup programs, that is, programs that launch automatically when you start your computer. These programs can bog down your system resources, and removing them can free up space.

Change Startup Programs

This article provides methods for users of Windows, Mac OS, and GNU/Linux.

Method of Windows 7

1.) Open up the Run dialog box by:
Opening the start menu and clicking "Run" or
Pressing the Windows Key and "R" at the same time.

2.) Type in msconfig in the text box.
Then click "OK" or press "Enter".
A dialog box will pop up with various tabs. By default, it's on the General tab.

3.) Click Startup.
Click on the "Startup" tab. This shows the different programs that start up when you turn on your computer.

4.) Disable programs.
Get to work disabling the programs that you don't want starting up automatically. Be careful not to disable anything important. Look up programs first if you are unsure.

5.) Click "OK" once you've finished disabling the automatic programs.
For example, if you don't want iTunes starting up automatically, just uncheck iTunes.exe.

6.) Check the Startup folder.
Be aware that startup programs are also stored in a folder called "Startup." Click on the start menu, go to "All Programs," and select "Startup." Chances are that there is nothing in there, but there could be some programs, so it's worth checking.
If you don't want any of those programs to start up, simply right-click the file(s) you don't want and select "Delete."

Method of Windows 8

1.) Open the task manager.
You can do this by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del or by searching for it using the search bar in your Charms menu.

2.) Click the Startup tab.
You will see a tab in the Task Manager window which says "Startup". Click it.

3.) Disable programs as necessary.
Be careful not to disable anything important. Look up programs first if you are unsure.
More options are also available if you right-click on the item.

4.) Add programs.
You can also add programs by adding shortcuts to the Startup folder on your computer. The address for the startup folder should look something like this: "C:\Users\Tuklu\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup". Just replace "Tuklu" with your user name for your PC.

Method of Mac OS X

1.) Go to your computer's dock and access "System Preferences."

2.) Click "Accounts" in the Menu.

3.) Click the "Login Items" tab.

4.) Click the item you want to remove and click the minus button.
If you want to add something, press the plus button and select the application.

Method of GNU/Linux

1.) Edit the scripts in /etc/init.d.
This directory contains a number of start/stop scripts for various services on your computer system.

2.) Use rcconf if you want software help.
This tool configures system services in connection with system runlevels. In other words, it will help you turn services on/off using the scripts in /etc/init.d.
If you're running the Ubuntu operating system, you can use the settings from here: System -> Preferences > Startup Applications.
Tips:
  • Be sure to use common sense when disabling the programs. For example, if it's iTunes.exe, you can tell that that is related to iTunes. Just don't overestimate your common sense.
  • Another totally free software toolbox is CCleaner, available from Majorgeeks.com or from the author at Piriform.com Software. On the Tools tab, you can stop startup programs from running (both ones in the Startup folder and ones starting from elsewhere), as well as uninstall unwanted programs.
  • A free alternative to WinPatrol is Autoruns from the Sysinternals suite. It has the same and more features as Winpatrol and it is free. (Sysinternals is part of Microsoft.)
  • If for some reason www.pcreview.co.uk/startup doesn't have what you're looking for, you can always try using a search engine to look for the information you need.
Warning: Be sure that you have a good idea of the process. Even though there is nothing in startup that your computer needs in order to run, you may temporarily lose access to some of your software if you are not careful.
How to Change Your Browser's Language How to Change Your Browser's Language This article describes how to change your browser language (also called locale). Changing your browser locale will cause some web pages to...
How to Change Your Browser's Language

How to Change Your Browser's Language

This article describes how to change your browser language (also called locale). Changing your browser locale will cause some web pages to be displayed in a different language. Also, some web applications are written with a particular language in mind and may not work if you use another language.

change browser language

Thus, changing your browser locale may be necessary to get a web application to load correctly. The instructions vary depending on the browser you are using, so please be sure to use the correct instructions for your browser. Scroll past the jump to learn how to get started.

Internet Explorer 6


1. Go to the "Tools" menu and choose "Internet Options.

2. Click on the "General" tab.

3. Click on the "Languages" button.

4. Click on the "Add". button to display a list of languages.

5. Choose the language you would like to add from the list and click "Add".

6. Use the "Move Up" and "Move Down" buttons as appropriate so that the language you want to use is the first one in the list.

7. Click "OK".

8. Click "OK" again.

9. If you are on a website, press the "Refresh" button. If you are in a web application, log out and log back in again.

Internet Explorer 7


1. Go to the "Tools" menu and choose "Internet Options"

2. Click on the "General" tab

3. Click on the "Languages. button.

4. Click on the "Add. button to display a list of languages

5. Choose the language you would like to add from the list and click "OK".

6. Use the "Move Up" and "Move Down" buttons as appropriate so that the language you want to use is the first one in the list.

7. Click "OK".

8. Click "OK" again.

9. If you are on a website, press the "Refresh" button. If you are in a web application, log out and log back in again.

Firefox on Windows


1. Go to the "Tools" menu and choose "Options.

2. Click on the "Content" button.

3. In the "Languages section" at the bottom of the dialog box, click the "Choose. button.

4. At the bottom of the dialog box, click on the "Select a language to add. dropdown and choose the language you would like to add.

5. Click on the Add button.

6. Use the "Move Up" and "Move Down" buttons as appropriate so that the language you want to use is the first one in the list.

7. Click "OK".

8. Click "OK" again.

9. If you are on a website, press the "Refresh" button.  If you are in a web application, log out and log back in again.

Chrome on Windows


1. Click on the wrench icon to the right of the address bar and choose "Options.

2. Click on the "Under the Hood" tab and scroll down to the "Web Content" section.

3. Click on the "Change font and language settings" button

4. Click on the "Languages" tab

5. Click on the "Add" button.

6. Choose the language you would like to use and click OK.

7. Use the "Move Up" and "Move Down" buttons as appropriate so that the language you want to use is the first one in the list.

8. Click "OK".

9. Click "Close".

10. If you are on a website, press the "Refresh" button. If you are in a web application, log out and log back in again.

Safari on Mac


There is no option to change the language/locale in Safari on a Macintosh computer. To change the locale you have to change the locale of the entire computer. This is not recommended because it will be difficult to change the locale for your computer back to its original locale because everything will be displayed in a different language! If you need to use a different locale, you would probably be better served by downloading a copy of Firefox.

Firefox on Mac


1. Go to the "Firefox" menu and choose "Preferences.

2. Click on the "Content" button.

3. In the "Languages section" at the bottom of the dialog box, click the "Choose" button.

4. At the bottom of the dialog box, click on the "Select a language to add". dropdown and choose the language you would like to add.

5. Click on the Add button.

6. Use the "Move Up" and "Move Down" buttons as appropriate so that the language you want to use is the first one in the list.

7. Click "OK".

8. Close the dialog box by pressing the "esc" key or by clicking on the red dot in the upper left corner of the dialog box.

9. If you are on a website, press the "Refresh" button. If you are in a web application, log out and log back in again.
How to Block Adult Sites How to Block Adult Sites Adult websites can be blocked on any computer and in any browser to prevent adult-themed content from showing up in Web searches and on spec...
How to Block Adult Sites

How to Block Adult Sites

Adult websites can be blocked on any computer and in any browser to prevent adult-themed content from showing up in Web searches and on specific websites.

Block Adult Sites

There are several methods for blocking adult sites; including modifying Parental Controls on Windows and Mac computers, using browser extensions or add-ons that block adult content, and modifying the SafeSearch settings in your preferred search engine.

Blocking Adult Sites in Windows 8


>>Log into an administrator account on your Windows 8 computer.
>>pen "Control Panel" and click on "Network and Internet".
>>Click on "Internet options". The Internet Properties window will display on-screen.
>>Click on the "Content" tab.
>>Click on the button that reads "Family Safety".
>>Click on the user account for which you want adult sites blocked.
>>Select "On" next to "Family Safety".
>>Click on "Web filtering".
>>Select the option that reads, "can only use the websites I allow".
>>Select a restriction level from the options provided. Most of the options provided will block adult sites by default, as noted in their descriptions. For example, if you want a particular user to only view websites approved for use by children, select "Designed for children".
>>Close the Internet options window. Adult websites will now be blocked going forward for that particular user

Blocking Adult Sites in Windows 7 / Vista


>> Log into your Windows 7 or Windows Vista computer using an administrator account.
>> Click on the "Start" button and select "Control Panel".
>> Click on "Set up Parental Controls" below the section labeled "User Accounts".
>> Click on the user account for which you want adult sites blocked.
>> Click "On" next to "Parental Controls".
>> Click on "Web Filter".
>> Click on "Block Some Websites or Content".
>> Select "High" or "Medium" when prompted to choose a Web restriction level. "High" will restrict the user"s Web browsing to children"s websites only, whereas "Medium" will allow the user to browse all other websites that lack adult content
>> Close the Control Panel window. All adult sites will be blocked for that particular user going forward

Blocking Adult Sites on Mac OS X


>> Click on the Apple menu and select "System Preferences".
>> Click on "Parental Controls".
>> Click on the user account for which you want adult sites blocked.
>> Click on "Enable Parental Controls".
>> Click on the tab labeled "Content".
>> Select your preferred option below "Website Restrictions". If you want your computer to automatically block all adult websites, select "Try to limit access to adult websites automatically" (automatic).
NOTE: Using this method will filter adult content from internet searches as well.
>> Close the System Preferences window. Going forward, that particular user will no longer be able to view and visit websites that feature adult content.

Blocking Adult Sites using Browser Extensions / Add-ons


>> Open the Internet browser you use regularly for browsing the Web.
>> Navigate to your browser"s extensions or add-ons menu. For example, if using Google Chrome, click on the Chrome Menu button and select "Extensions" from the left pane.
>> Select the option to browse, or get more extensions. A new tab will open in your browser session that allows you to search for more extensions.
>> Type keywords into the search field to locate extensions and add-ons that block adult sites. For example, type "parental controls" or "block adult sites".
>> Browse through extensions and add-ons until you find an extension you can download that blocks adult sites. Examples of such extensions are WebFilter Pro and Website Blocker.
>> Select the option to download or add the extension to your Web browser. Based on the extension you download, you may need to modify certain settings to ensure adult content is blocked.
  • Contact the developer of the extension or add-on directly if you need further assistance with using the extension to block adult sites.

Blocking Adult Sites using SafeSearch in Google


>> Go to Google"s Search Settings page at http://www.google.com/preferences.
>> Place a checkmark next to "Filter explicit results".
>> Scroll to the bottom of the Web page and click on "Save". Going forward, any sexually-explicit content will be automatically filtered and removed from Google Search.
  • Your SafeSearch settings will reset if you delete browser cookies. When deleting cookies from your Web history, you must re-enable SafeSearch in the Search Settings menu

Blocking Adult Sites using SafeSearch on Yahoo


>> Go to Yahoo at https://www.yahoo.com/ and sign in with your Yahoo username and password.
>> Perform a Yahoo search using the keywords of your choice.
>> Point to the gear icon located at the top right corner of your session and select "Preferences".
>> Select "Strict" from the SafeSearch dropdown menu.
>> Scroll to the bottom of the Web page and click on "Save". Going forward, adult sites will be blocked as long as you are logged in to your Yahoo account.

Blocking Adult Sites using SafeSearch on Bing


>> Navigate to the Bing website at http://www.bing.com/.
>> Click on the gear icon at the top right corner of your Bing session.
>> Select "Strict" below the SafeSearch section.
>> Scroll to the bottom of the Web page and click on "Save". Going forward, any sites with adult-themed content will be blocked from Bing search results.
  • Your SafeSearch settings will reset if you delete cookies from your browser. When deleting cookies from your Web history, you must re-enable SafeSearch in the Bing Settings menu.
Warnings
  • Some adult-themed content may still show up even when blocking adult sites using any of the methods outlined in this article. To avoid visiting adult sites indefinitely, especially when children are present, be sure to only visit websites that you trust, and avoid clicking on any suspicious links.
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