DVD drives are becoming more and more useless. We show you how to upgrade your laptop DVD drive with a 2.5-inch HDD or SSD.
Windows takes a lot of crap for problems outside of its control. Learn about the biggest issues people incorrectly pin on Windows and how to actually troubleshoot them.
In Windows 10, you can set your Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection as metered. This will limit the data consumption by Windows Update and other background apps. Here’s how to set it up.
Over time your laptop builds up dirt, dust, and grime. We show you how to clean every part of it, from the screen to the ports and more.
In terms of disk space requirements, Windows 10 is downright gluttonous. Wasting 20 GB on a small SSD can be frustrating. Fortunately, you can reduce the Windows 10 footprint and reclaim some of that space.
Using this option allows you to reinstall Windows without losing the files, personal data and programs you already have on the system.
You can split your drive into different sections with drive partitions. We’ll show you how to resize, delete, and create partitions using a default Windows tool called Disk Management.
Ever left your video game paused, then popped out, only to find the image burned into the screen on your return? Why does this happen? And is there a way to fix it?
If your computer doesn’t handle games like it used to, it might just need some quick maintenance. Here are five ways any PC gamer can improve their machine’s performance.
Forgetting your computer password is scary, but you still have options. Here are three easy methods to reset your Windows administrator password and get back into your computer.
Keeping your system running smoothly can be tough, but System Mechanic is here to help. Let’s take a look at this powerful, all-in-one cleaning solution.
Clutter is more detrimental than you realize. A tidy Windows desktop makes things easier to find, is more pleasing to look at, and reduces stress. We show you how to get your desktop in order.
Windows contains plenty of files and folders that nobody needs. Here are five items you can clean out if you’re really hurting for disk space.
Windows contains countless default files and folders, many of which the average user shouldn’t touch. Here are five folders you should leave alone to avoid damaging your system.
CCleaner is a must-have tool for every Windows user, but are you using it effectively? Here are six awesome things CCleaner can do that you might have missed.
Your Windows Send to menu might be cluttered with junk, or maybe you don’t even use it. Here’s how to easily remove useless entries and add shortcuts to make Send to useful.
How do you ensure that your computer clock is accurate? We show you how your system clock works, how to customize its settings, and what to do if it starts displaying the incorrect time.
Frames per second (FPS) are to gaming what horsepower is to racing. We show you tweaks that will save you from low game FPS. Unleash the true power of your rig and watch FPS soar!
Spotify has a convenience feature that helps reduce bandwidth, but it can end up wasting disk space over time. Here’s how to clear it from time to time.
The bleak interface of the command prompt is your gateway to advanced Windows tools. We show you essential CMD commands that will let you access them.
Sometimes, Windows freezes up and hangs without much of an explanation. Next time you suffer from an unresponsive system, review these seven common causes of Windows hangups.
Advice for speeding up your PC abounds, but not all methods are equal. Here are ten quick tips for making your Windows computer a little faster.
Wondering where all of your Mac’s storage has gone? These free apps will let you know.
Treat your computer right and it will stay fast and responsive for many years. But neglect proper maintenance and your system will suffer. So where do you begin? With the five apps we recommend here.