Get to know your Windows operating system inside out! Pick up tips & tricks, and discover the best Windows software & modern apps out there
Still hanging out on Windows XP? Here’s an unofficial way to bring more updates to the antiquated OS.
Online tools will check to see if your accounts have been compromised, but this app will check twice a day for you automatically!
IrfanView is a free image viewer for Windows. With the right plugins, you can turn it into a powerful photo editor. We show you how you can use IrfanView to improve your photos.
Not into all the fancy looks of Windows? Here’s how to shut them off and gain better performance.
If you’ve ever needed to keep a window on top no matter what other window you click, then this simple script will make it easier than ever to do.
The way Windows Update currently forces Windows 10 upgrades and updates on you is bad. Gavin examines what makes all of us hate Windows Update and what you can do against it.
Every power user has wrestled with their Windows startup at one point or another. We show you how to speed up your boot time, either manually or with Autoruns, a tool from Microsoft.
The Earth is beautiful from space. Here’s how you can set a real-time photo of it as your desktop wallpaper in Windows.
You might be used to Googling words for a little help on their definitions, but Cortana can help you right from your Windows 10 taskbar. Here’s how to define any word quickly.
Lock icons on encrypted folders basically shout to world that these folders are important and hold sensitive information! Here’s how to hide those lock icons and keep your data more private.
Group Policy is a power tool that lets you access advanced system settings. We’ll show you how to access it or set it up in Windows Home and 5+ powerful Group Policies to boot.
If you’re dealing with a flashing or flickering screen on Windows 10, it may be caused by this simple setting that you can change in seconds.
If you aren’t careful, hackers can easily gain access to your webcam and spy on you without your knowledge. So you have two options: disable the camera or cover it up.
RealPlayer still exists, but the RealPlayer of 1998 couldn’t be more different than the RealPlayer of 2016. It still sucks, but it’s worth looking at how things have changed over the years.
One simple trick could speed up your Wi-Fi connection. We explain the issue, how to analyze Wi-Fi networks around you, and how to use the information to speed up your Wi-Fi connection.
Keen to start creating your own GIFs? These tools will get you animated in no time.
Windows 10 made a few changes, including the default behavior of File Explorer. Here’s how to change which page it opens on.
Ever feel like someone’s trying to log into your computer when you’re not around? Here’s a feature you can enable to see who has logged into Windows recently.
Unactivated copies of Windows 10 have a limitation that disallows you from changing the wallpaper… except there’s a workaround you can use!
Microsoft is ruining everything with Windows 10. The upgrade disaster has unintended consequences for Microsoft and its customers. We talk about how Microsoft’s tactics violate user trust and decreases security, among other issues.
Coming soon to Cortana: the ability to add images to reminders. Here’s how to add one the next time you need a little help recalling what you were working on!
Creating a movie using your photos, videos, and music is child’s play once you master Windows Movie Maker’s simple editing tools.
The Windows 10 Action Center is a tool for power users. It collects all your important notifications and key system shortcuts in the Taskbar. We’ll show you how to configure your Action Center to perfection.
Adaptive brightness is a Windows 10 feature that’s more useful than you might think. Here’s how to turn if on or off and why you might want to.