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The Get Windows 10 app made it incredibly easy to sign up for the upgrade. If you no longer want it, you can opt out again. We show you how.
Windows 10 is coming on July 29. Is it worth upgrading for free? If you are looking forward to Cortana, state of the art gaming, or better support for hybrid devices – yes, definitely! And there’s more…
Updates will change in Windows 10. Right now you can pick and choose. Windows 10, however, will force updates onto you. It has advantages, like improved security, but it can also go wrong. What’s more important?
Struggling to keep track? A clean interface and quick sharing options make Teamup a great choice for hosting your calendar. You can use it with an unlimited amount of users or just for yourself.
After being acquired by AMD, the ATI brand name hasn’t been around for years, but old graphics cards are still around. If you’re still using one, here are some maintenance tips.
Windows’ strength is customization and it doesn’t stop at shutting down. You can end your session or reboot your system in various ways, many offering more convenience and control than the Start menu.
A factory reset restores the bloatware your system originally came with. It weighs down your system and you shouldn’t have to put up with that. We show you how to avoid it.
Windows Update can fail. One of the more common issues is a Code 646 error. It’s a relatively harmless error which is easy to resolve. Here we have compiled all possible solutions.
Wondering whether you need to update your audio drivers? In short, don’t fix a running system. If you’re having issues, however, re-installing or replacing the driver could do the trick.
Windows 8 has been around since 2012, Windows 10 will be released this summer, and in 2014 Microsoft stopped distributing Windows 7 Home licenses. Now may be your last chance to get a Windows 7 device. We show you how.
Ignorance could end up wrecking your computer. We’ve rounded up some of the top computer accidents that can have disastrous consequences. Fortunately, they’re all easy to prevent.
Once an important feature to help prevent screen burn, screensavers are mostly used now to look pretty. How did they come to be and are they still worth using today?
Nothing is private, unless you make it so. You can just hide your data from plain view, or you can apply passwords or encryption techniques for more serious protection. Let us show you how.
Not only can you free up precious space, you might also experience improved system performance. Do it regularly or automate the process, we’ll show you how.
The best time to buy is hard to predict. Don’t wait around too long, not even for Windows 10. If you’re looking to strike a deal, we have some advice on timing.
Your important document is corrupted and you don’t have a backup? Not all is lost! You can try to repair the file or find a backup you didn’t know you had.
Repetitively setting up Internet connections on multiple devices can be an annoyance. Handily, there’s a quick and easy way around it: save your network settings to a USB stick and easily transfer the setup.
Ever had trouble finding a file you knew was stored on your computer? Per default, Windows won’t search the contents of every single file. This can easily be changed and here is how!
Don’t clog your system down with superfluous bulk. For the occasional viewing of PDF and Office files, you can use compact apps and you might not need any additional software at all.
A microphone is useful when you want to join a conversation online. What if your computer doesn’t have one? Simply hook up your smartphone as a mic. Here’s how.
Windows has been around for longer than a lot of you have been alive. Do you know the trivia to prove you’re a long time Windows user? Let’s see what you remember.
Windows is a complex beast. It never ceases to amaze us just how much you can do with it. Here are some Windows tips and tricks you might not know, yet.
Default Windows sounds can get boring. If you want to mix things up a bit, change your computer’s sound scheme! We will briefly walk about through the process and point out great resources.
Your time is too valuable to be wasted with repetitive tasks. Let us show you how to automate and schedule tasks. We have a few great examples, too.