How to record your computer’s screen for free?

When it comes to screen recording, Camtasia is the first that comes to the mind. However, popularity comes with a price. You can use Camtasia for 30 days for free but then the charge is $199!

I have been looking for a free and easy to use desktop application to record my screen. Icecream Screen Recorder gets the job done easily.

It can record the entire screen or an are you select. The free version can record up to 5 minutes. If you want to record longer videos, PRO version is $30.


How to rotate videos in Windows for free?

You took a video with your phone but it’s upside down? There are several mobile and desktop apps but it’s tricky to find one that is easy to use and free of charge.

I came across an app called Movie Maker. It gets the job done easily. You can rotate videos 90 degrees at a time.

Here is how to rotate a video in seconds:

Download at Microsoft Store:




Solved: Computer restarts itself everyday with a short notice and no postpone option

It can get pretty annoying if your computer restarts everyday without an option to postpone or cancel it. My desktop PC (Windows 7) was restarting itself between 4pm – 5pm every day. Here is how I fixed it.

The root cause -probably- is one or more updates that are stuck in the process. They force your PC to be restarted by assuming that all updates are completed but they actually never are.


If this issue occurs in your work computer, make sure to contact IT department first. If nothing works and if you have administrator rights in Windows, try the steps below.

  1. Login Windows with the administrator account
  2. Go to Add/Remove Programs
  3. Repair the applications that may be trying to update. It was SEP (Symantec Endpoint Protection) in my case