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How to install gpedit.msc on Windows 7 Home, Home Premium and Starter Edition

How to install gpedit.msc on Windows 7 Home, Home Premium and Starter Edition

In some of the tutorials that are published in Usitility we make reference to the tool gpedit.msc, for example in this tutorial How to install extensions from outside the Chrome Web Store in Google Chrome.The program gpedit.msc is used by administrators system to monitor and edit group policies. These group policies can be edited directly inside the Windows registry, but thanks to gpedit.msc, we will be able to edit more easily those policies.gpedit.msc is not installed by default in all Windows operating systems. In this tutorial, we will see how to install gpedit.msc on Windows 7 Home, Home Premium and...
How to configure PlayStation 2 PCSX2 emulator in HyperSpin

How to configure PlayStation 2 PCSX2 emulator in HyperSpin

This tutorial is aimed at users who want to emulate Sony PlayStation 2 games, and use HyperSpin front-end to browse the video games catalog and launch the emulator. First of all let's us to make a small introduction for those who don't know what is emulation, or don't know what it is HyperSpin. If you already know this information, you can skip these lines and go directly to the tutorial instructions.The emulation of systems is the capacity to run programs from one platform in a completely different one. For example, if we can play the Game Boy video games on PC,...
Learn how to play piano with Synthesia

Learn how to play piano with Synthesia

Summer is a time of year when we can enjoy our free time: reading, go for walks, chat with friends, and why not, learn to play a musical instrument. Thanks to Personal Computers and new technologies, we can learn to play different musical instruments from the comfort of home and without making large investments.In this case let's see how to learn to play the piano in a fun and simple way making use of a program called Synthesia.To use this program, it is not necessary to have a MIDI music keyboard, although, obviously, is something recommended, because we will be able...
Launch programs faster and easily, and clean up desktop

Launch programs faster and easily, and clean up desktop

When we use the computer, it is common that desktop ends filled up with shortcut icons of those programs most used, so we can access to that programs easily. This way of organizing shortcuts can be used if we use a small number of software. It is more likely that that desktop will be filled up with dozens of shortcuts, and we need to memorize the location of each program's shortcut to open it. This will slow down the process of launching programs.In this tutorial we will see how we speed up the access to the software installed in the computer....
Introduction to Total Commander, an advanced file manager

Introduction to Total Commander, an advanced file manager

Using a computer means that at any given moment we must learn how to manage system files. For example, to copy a list of files from one folder to another, to delete a folder with all the files that it contains, to unzip a file, etc.. Windows includes a tool called Windows Explorer that let us to move around directories an files and make some basic operations over files and directories.While the Windows Explorer is useful and carries out its mission, it is a basic file management tool. If we want to have more speed and agility when it comes to...
How to reduce Google Chrome memory usage

How to reduce Google Chrome memory usage

Browsers are programs that requires virtually the same care that Operating Systems, that is why there are a multitude of extensions or plug-ins that expands the browser's functions, like plugins that allow the browser to make a better usage of the memory, plugins that help us to organize the tabs in a better way, plugins that turn on or off certain options, etc. In such a way that we will get the maximum benefit out of our browser. In recent years, the program Google Chrome has been become the most widely used browser by users on the Internet. This is due...
How to install external extensions in Google Chrome

How to install external extensions in Google Chrome

On February of 2014 Google has updated his popular browser, Chrome, to version 33, fixing some bugs and adding a functionality that has created controversy during these months. As from this version, we cannot install extensions that do not come from the Chrome Web Store (CWS). That is to say, if we try to install a extension (.crx) that is in our hard disk and not come from the CWS, the browser will not let us install it.In addition, the new version not only prevents the installation of external extensions, but also disable those extensions already installed that doesn't come from...
How to hide “last seen” status on WhatsApp for Android

How to hide “last seen” status on WhatsApp for Android

In February of 2014 version 2.11.169 of WhatsApp was launched, and since that version it is possible to set an option to hide to our contacts when was the last time we have been connected in WhatsApp,Despite being a very simple configuration, there are many people who do not know how to access this setting, or that simply don't know that this possibility exists. In Usitility we've make this simple tutorial where we explain how to hide WhatsApp last seen on Android.Before we start with the instructions, it is important to clarify that if we enable this option, our contacts will...
12 free PC videogames to play this summer

12 free PC videogames to play this summer

Summer is here (in the northern hemisphere of the planet). No more homeworks, exams, etc. Many people have a few days of vacation. It is time for sun, beach, swimming pool, and leisure. We can take a walk with our family, go out with friends to have a drink, read those books that we don't have time to read at other times of the year, or play video games. That might sound simple, but it may become an impossible task. It is usual want to play a game and not knowing which to choose. We look in the stack of video...
How to install WhatsApp on PC (Windows and Mac)(2014)

How to install WhatsApp on PC (Windows and Mac)(2014)

Many people wonder how to make use of WhatsApp on the computer. There are pages on the Internet that promise to have the WhatsApp installable file (WhatsApp.exe). That file is a fraud, because there is NO official WhatsApp application for PC (Windows, Mac, or Linux).So if we want to use WhatsApp on PC, we must make use of a Android emulator for PC. Before we begin let's clarify some basic concepts of this tutorial. If you already know what is Android, or have media-advanced knowledge in computers, you can skip this paragraph and go directly to the tutorial which explains the...