Author Archives: Mike Rinehart

Google CR-48 ChromeOS Blue Screen of Death Easter Egg

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In this video, Mike from Techneektv.com shows you a hidden easter egg in the Google CR-48 ChromeBook running ChromeOS. The easter egg is an attempt to bash the Microsoft Windows operating system by portraying a “Blue Screen of Death”, which occurs whenever a fatal system error has occured and the system crashes.

To get the easter egg: Put the CR-48 in “Developer Mode” by flipping the switch from the right to the left. When the CR-48 boots and is at the frowny face, type in “xyzzy”, and the easter egg will appear.

How to Install Windows 7 from a USB Flash Drive

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In this video tutorial, Mike from Techneektv.com shows you how to setup a USB flash drive for installing Windows 7. Installing from a USB flash drive will yield greater speeds so the install finishes faster.

How to Block Ads and Speed Up Web Browsing via Hosts File

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In this video tutorial, Mike from Techneektv.com shows you how to block advertisements on the internet, speed up web browsing, and block spyware with a modified Hosts file! The best part is that the Hosts file will block ads in not just your internet browser, but on any program that uses the internet!

Techneek TV Wallpapers!

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The teal version of the Wallpaper 2.0 seriesHey everyone! This is Mike, btw. I just finished making some basic wallpapers for Techneek TV, and I feel like sharing them with you guys (sharing is caring, right?)! You can grab them at the following link: http://www.n1ghtsh4de.110mb.com/wallpapers.zip. All of the wallpapers are 1680×1050 in resolution, with the exception of Punch Out, which is 2560×1600. Enjoy!

Tip: For a neat effect, add the wallpapers as a “slideshow” in the Personalize menu in Windows 7!

How to Install Custom Windows 7 Visual Styles

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In this video tutorial, Mike from Techneektv.com shows you how to install a custom, third-party Windows 7 visual style/theme by using a program called UX Style Core. Enjoy!

Thank you to “MrQarsim” for the video request – it is much appreciated!

Links mentioned in this video:
uxstyle.com – Download UX Style Core there.
deviantart.com – Download Windows 7 Visual Styles there.

How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

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In this video tutorial, Mike from Techneektv.com will show you how to recover files that you may have accidentally deleted.

How to Hide Text in a Picture File

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In this video tutorial, Mike from Techneektv.com shows you how to hide a file inside of another file. This can be useful if you want to transfer a secret message without anyone knowing! The practice of this is also referred to as “Steganography”.

Sprint Airvana Unboxing

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In this video, Mike from Techneektv.com unboxes the new Sprint Airvana.

The new Sprint Airvana, aside from some cosmetic changes from the old Airrave, now sports an even larger coverage area, and also includes EvDO signal extension.

How to Port Forward/Open Ports on a Wireless Router

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In this video tutorial, Mike from Techneektv.com will show you how to Port Forward/Open Ports on a Wireless Router.

NOTE: If you are redirected to a search or a page other than the control panel when typing in the default gateway, try adding http:// in front of it.

How to get the Username/Password for your router:

Common Combinations:

Belkin
The default username is blank (leave the field empty) and the default password is “admin”.

D-Link
The default username is “admin” and the default password is “admin”. The default username could also be blank and the default password could be admin or they could be admin and blank.

Linksys
The default username is “admin” and the default password is blank.

Netgear
The default username is “admin” and the default password is “password”.

Telus
The default username is blank or “admin” and the default password is “telus” or “Wireless”.

If none of the above work, try this database: http://www.routerpasswords.com/

Razer Naga MMO Gaming Mouse Review

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