Here’s a helpful article on how do do a repair installation on your Windows machine and get all of your service packs back. Check it out! 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
If your computer cannot run Firefox 5 in hardware acceleration mode, try disabling hardware acceleration with this tip! Continue reading
Part 1 of our two part series on shut down screens in Windows 7. Learn what to do when you get a “Force Shutdown Screen”. Continue reading
Whether it is making or changing settings, installing or removing software, or finding and then solving problems with our installation, Microsoft offers a variety of troubleshooting and diagnostic tools to accomplish these tasks in every operating system. Continue reading
“Always hidden.” That’s what Microsoft’s motto about its operating systems should be. Something like this:
If you want it, if you need it, it’s always there. Always hidden.
Microsoft Windows. The world’s biggest treasure hunt.
So last night, I am fiddling around with things because I am just that daring (you
Would you like to know what’s happening in your Vista or Windows 7 computer right now? For a quick read on current activity and performance, follow the steps below.
First, open the Run dialog box, by holding the Windows key and typing R (Win+R).
In the Run box, type cmd and hit the Enter key.
Have you ever booted up your computer and not been able to reach the Windows desktop? It may be because of corrupted Windows system files, or perhaps you inadvertently downloaded a virus. Either way, a terrible sense of panic begins to set in – trust me, I know. “All my photos and files are gone! I have no backups!” Take a deep breath and relax. Today
Do you want to cross check whether you are getting the download and upload speed that your Internet Service Provider (ISP) promises?
Browsing the web, checking emails, or using Facebook does not consume a large amount of bandwidth. However downloading movies, large files or watching YouTube videos one after another, can consume a very large amount of bandwidth. If you aren’t on
Dave from New Albany, OR asks:
How can I keep the desktop ini icon from popping onto the desktop and other locations? I delete it and pretty soon it’s back.
Dave, thanks for the question. What you need to do is hide these icons (shown below).
Adele, from Cleveland UK writes:
My computer is running really slow, it takes about 5 minutes or more to open a program. What could be the cause of this? I am running Windows XP SP2,Version 2002,With AMD Sempron2800,2.01GHz,448mb RAM.
The first thing that jumps out at me, Adele, is that you’re running
Is formatting a flash drive different than defragging the drive? I generally format the flash drive when I want to clean everything off after having transferred it, I also format my camera card after downloading the pictures. Am I causing too much wear on the cards?
Formats, Defrags, and Flash Drive Death!