Firefox is a beautiful browser when it works. After some time, though, it can get pretty slow just like any other browser as it starts consuming more resources to perform basic functions. To mitigate this, you’ll need to take a few steps to get rid of any extra burdens the browser might put on your system. Let’s get started!
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If you’re on the go constantly, perhaps you’d miss having Windows 8 around, especially if you’re surrounded by computers using older versions. Here is a quick and easy way to create a portable version of Windows 8 on your USB drive.
It is common to have problems on your computer, but if you install a hefty application for every problem you have, very soon, your computer will have tons of applications that not only take up plenty of storage space, but also plenty of useless features that you never going to use. It’s hard to find something small and sleek, do the thing that it supposes to do and do it well. You got 10 of them below.
Many users love Windows 7. In fact, they might love it so much that they are ready to ignore some of its shortcomings and annoyances. What if I tell you that you can have all of Windows 7’s positive features while getting rid of some of its annoyances? It’s possible to get rid of some of the most annoying things in Windows 7 with a few simple fixes. Here’s how:
Safe mode is present in every Windows version since Windows 95, but getting it to work in Windows 8 is not as easy as it should be. Here is how you can add the option to start in safe mode to the boot menu when you turn on your computer. Let’s see how!
Are you constantly looking for ways to navigate and circumvent issues you are having with Windows 8? Here is a list of tweaks you can perform either on the Metro or desktop interface of Windows 8.
The Metro UI in Windows 8 is supposed to make the navigation better and easier, but when you can’t resize the tiles and the interface, you know this is going to be a frustrating experience. Luckily, there is a way to resize the tiles and it is pretty easy to do it. Here are the steps.
Are you going to skip the awesome features of Windows 8 just because of the Metro UI? It is a better idea to bypass it and boot into the desktop when you turn on the PC.
We’ve already covered Windows 8 to death, but I don’t think we’ve really covered the essential “tricks” you can do to better modify your experience. Today, we re going to show you several tricks you can use to improve your usage experience, and that is if you’re considering upgrading.
Are you just as frustrated at the lack of a Start menu as I am? Do you find it inconvenient to be forced to enter the Metro UI (the one with all the little squares) every time you want to get somewhere you’d rather go through the desktop for? How about some applications that could bring the Start menu back?
As the date for Windows 8’s release draws near, many people are starting to wonder if they should upgrade to this newer version. Today, we’re going to discuss what you should know before upgrading so you can prepare your PC beforehand.
The Windows command line is loaded with features that give you plenty of control over your OS. Here are some simple and useful ones that give you a seamless desktop/cmd experience.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 is going to be released on October 26th, We have a look into the good, bad, and ugly side of this operating system so you can decide whether you want this running on your computer.
Previously, you can install Windows from your USB drive, but not run from it. This tutorial shows you how to run Windows 8 from your USB drive, much like a Linux Live CD.
Sometimes, you want to know whether your hard drive, network, or GPU are being overused without having to deal with a ton of third-party applications that simply take up screen space. With these gadgets, you get control over the information you want while saving that screen space. Let’s have a look!
Microsoft will be releasing a new version of Microsoft Office (15) that would operate seamlessly on the Metro interface. There’s just one question: Is it worth using?
In many forums, I’ve seen people complain about how Google Chrome is starting to really stink after a while of using the program. They report that the program works kind of quickly at first, but starts acting sluggishly after heavy usage. Considering that Google Chrome is the first browser ever to open a new tab […]
Windows 8 is just around the corner, and many people are still rather wary of the new Metro UI that Microsoft intends to introduce. Today, I’m not going to try to convince you to use Windows 8. In fact, this article will just be about some Metro apps you might find enticing. Let’s have a […]
While firewalls are not particular to the Windows operating system, many Windows users feel the utter need to use a firewall. However, they don’t know enough about how it works to tell what it’s doing for them. If you’re wondering what makes a firewall tick and how it’s protecting your computer, this article is for […]
Welcome to another segment of Ask a Windows Expert, where we dissect our readers’ questions that arrive at our inbox and publish concise answers every week on this site! If there’s anything that bothers you or arouses your curiosity, and you’d like to ask a question about it, let us know and send it to […]