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Archive for the ‘File & Disk Management’ Category



How Do I Defrag Windows 8.1?

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Patricia want to defragment her drive in Windows 8.1. We show her how to optimize. Continue reading

Restoring Images

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

If you have saved compressed versions of pictures over your full-sized versions, you may be able to restore these from a backup. Continue reading

Windows Essentials – 5 free programs that could make Windows 8.1 a little easier to use. Continue reading

Can I Safely Delete EXE Files?

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Is it safe to delete .EXE files from your download folders? We’ll tell you how know what you need to keep. Continue reading

Blue Screen Of Death And How To Solve It

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The dreaded BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH! What it is and how to deal with it. Continue reading

Are Bad Updates A Ticking Time Bomb?

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

DMW is worried that bad Microsoft updates are a ticking time bomb on his computer. We check out the concerns. Continue reading

Music To CDs – Is It Legal?

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Don is looking for legal ways to burn music to CDs, we check out his options. Continue reading

Clearing Your Hard Drive

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

It’s so frustrating when you go to do a backup and don’t have enough space. This article contains suggestions for making sure that you have enough space for your backup. Continue reading

Help! I Lost My Tablet Settings

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Samuel can’t find the Settings on his tablet. We show him where they went and how to get them back. Continue reading

Ubuntu & What Else? Part 2

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Our continuing look at the Linux-based systems that could have you saying goodbye to Windows forever. Continue reading

Ubuntu… And What Else? Part 1

Monday, August 25th, 2014

We’ve talked a bit about Ubuntu, but there are other Linux-based systems that could work for you. Let’s check them out. Continue reading

Turn on Windows 7 natural language search for a different spin on your searches. Continue reading

How Can I Find Files In Windows 7?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Jerry is having trouble finding folders in Windows 7 now that he’s switched from XP. We help him with the search. Continue reading

Windows XP, 7 & 8 On The Same Computer?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Is it possible to have Windows XP, 7 and 8 on the same computer? Learn how to make it possible. Continue reading

Kathy updated to 8.1 and she’s got issues finding her screenshots, opening flash drives and locating This PC. We help her out. Continue reading

Pat has 27,000 photos to back up and wants to know what size flash drive will handle the job. We break down the numbers. Continue reading

Should I switch from XP?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Should you still be using XP? How can you switch? Continue reading

Why Are My Deleted Files Still There?

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Margaret wants to know why deleted files can still be retrieved from her computer. We explain and tell her the secret to getting rid of files for good. Continue reading

James just upgraded to Windows 7 and he wants to know if there’s an easier way to save documents and files to flash drives. Continue reading

Deleting System Restore Points

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Deleting all but the most recent restore point is one of the most effective methods of clearing hard drive space. Continue reading

Learn how to install Windows programs on Linux using PlayOnLinux. Continue reading

Microsoft wants you on their cloud. So much so that they’ve added a massive increase to the amount of free space available for OneDrive users and upped the amount of storage for Office 365 subscribers to 1 TB. Continue reading

Amy want to know why her job is switching more and more things to the cloud. We break down the reasoning. Continue reading

The 5-minute solution to freeing up space on your hard drive. The trick that opened up more than a GB of space on my drive. Continue reading

Help! My Desktop Icons Won’t Work!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

None of Dan’s desktop icons will open and they all have an .LNK extension on the end. We look at what’s behind the problem and how to fix it. Continue reading

Just What Is DOS?

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Lamar wants to know all about DOS. We explain what it is and how it’s used. Continue reading

MacClurg wants to find the best cloud storage solution. We look at Microsoft OneDrive. Continue reading

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