Checking your hard drive for errors is a good, although time-consuming way to extend the life of your hard drive. Here’s how to do it in Vista and 7. Continue reading
Cheryl from OH writes:
A friend of mine told me she turns her monitor off, but leaves her tower run at night. Is there an advantage to this?
The practice of leaving a computer on, but turning the monitor off is mostly used in the office/corporate environment, because many updates/system upgrades are done by
Paul from MN writes:
I was surfing the web and came across a free computer operating system called Ubuntu. It says it is as good or better then the standard ones – claiming it cannot be infected by spyware, viruses, or be hacked.
Have you heard of it and what are
Donna from Hamden, CT writes:
Yesterday I purchased an Apple IMac desk top computer. It’s a really big change from Windows 7. The salesperson showed me some things, but today I’m finding I can’t get out of certain websites – like the Slingo game I play. I don’t see a home button to go to. Can you help me figure this out please?
Windows automatically reboots after a blue screen of death and writes a log entry in the event log, but if you want Windows to stay at the blue screen until you manually restart the computer here is what you need to do. Continue reading
Does your computer automatically starts in “Safe mode” and it seems nearly impossible to boot Windows back into normal mode? Here is a step by step guide to fix this issue and ensure that Windows starts in normal mode. Continue reading
Getting warnings about high CPU usage? This article will tell you all you need to know about an over-worked CPU and how to correct the problem. Continue reading
Temporary files can slow down your computer. It is important that you make sure to delete them so they do not pose a problem to your computer’s performance. Continue reading
Are you receiving a message about your CPU usage being too high? If your CPU usage is too high, it will slow down your computer considerably. Take a look at this important information about what you can do to fix this issue. Continue reading
Teamviewer is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and for mobile devices as well. This means, you can access a Windows PC from Linux or a Mac from any mobile device. Continue reading
Tired of the vague messages Windows Network Diagnostic gives you? Learn to troubleshoot the problems your network connection is having right from the Command Prompt. Continue reading
This tutorial shows you how to dual boot Windows 8 developer preview without disturbing your existing operating system e.g Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP. Take a look! Continue reading
The C drive hosts out entire operating system, but some other files are also created on the C drive, which eat up additional space. One of them is the pagefile. Here is how you can move the pagefile to a new location. Continue reading
Do you have a laptop and want to maximize your battery life? Are you wondering if your battery is still good enough to last a few more months or whether it time to replace it? Make use of Windows 7’s built-in tool to examine the laptop’s energy usage and obtain recommendations to improve performance! Continue reading
Is your computer getting on in years and filled with a variety of drives, cards, connectors, and cables? If this sounds like your hardware, read this and consider looking around the inside of that cluttered computer. Continue reading