Tag: Windows 7

How To Connect Windows 7 Media Center To an Xbox 360 and Stream Media

If you’re new to Windows 7 and own an Xbox 360, you might want the ability to watch the Media Center Content from Your Xbox. Here we take a look at how easy it is to set it up using Media Center Extenders. The cool thing about Windows 7 Media Center is you can access your movies, music, and other digital media from it with your Xbox. Here we’ll walk you through the process of adding media to the Windows Media Center (WMC) Libraries then setting up your PC and Xbox to talk with each other so your Xbox 360

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Facebook Messaging, Netflix Subscription, the iPad, Decloaking and Christian’s Corner – HT008

Brian is back this week and he joins Jim and Christian for the latest edition of the The Home Tech Podcast.  We talk Facebook messaging, the new Netflix subscription model, how to configure Windows 7 Update and very small PCs.  Brain breaks out his new iPad for a quick review to top it off.  All… Continue reading

How to Configure Windows 7 Updates

If you’ve been a Windows user since XP, you probably know the importance of keeping the OS up-to-date. If you’re new to Windows or more specifically Windows 7, here we’ll take some time to go over the importance of making sure you have Windows Updates configured properly. If you want to help make sure that your PC is is more stable and less vulnerable to malicious attacks, the 2 main things to keep up-to-date is your Antivirus software and Windows Updates. The 2nd Tuesday of each month Microsoft has what’s called “Patch-Tuesday”. This is the day when Microsoft releases patches

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Recovering An Audacity Crash, 3–2–1 Backup, Windows 7 Control Panel, Malwarebytes Antivirus and CES 2011 Report – HT007

We talked about more than just Audacity crashing (in fact, we never mentioned it on the recorded show) but at the end of the broadcast, Audacity died on us.  I thought we had lost the file and had no idea how to recover it.  To GOOGLE! We found the recovery instructions and did a live… Continue reading

Top Ten Average Guy Posts for 2010

Everyone else was doing a Top 10 post and since the numbers don’t lie, I thought I would jump into the mix.  So here are the Top 10 posts for TheAverageGuy.tv 10.  How To Setup Windows Live Essentials 2011 on Windows 7 – Brian 9.  The Home Tech Podcast #2–Facebook and Bing Bar and Browsers, Oh My! – Jim 8.  Windows Multipoint Server 2011 beta – John Zajdler 7.  The Fitness Tech Podcast #3–I’ve Got Holes in My Shoes! – Jim 6.  Install the Old Version of Windows Live Essentials on XP – Brian 5.  The Fitness Tech Podcast #7–the

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To The Cloud! How Do You Really Do That?

What does that really mean?  In a very catchy ad campaign, Microsoft touts some of it’s newest technologies (and some old one’s too!) in an attempt to impress you enough to move “to the cloud!” The only problem is that they don’t really tell you how to do it!  Our crack team of technologist get to the bottom of each commercial and tell you how it’s done.  We have imbedded each one for you to review.  Software applications needed are listed below each video. Sharing a Youtube Video (Most likely made with Windows Live Movie Maker) through Windows Live Messenger

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