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Get Detailed Information About Wifi Networks Around You

Get Detailed Information About Wifi Networks Around You

Knowing detailed information about the WiFi networks around you can be beneficial for diagnosing problems and just getting an idea of what others are doing in your area. WifiInfoView is a free utility that lets you see detailed information about Wifi networks from SSIDs to MAC addresses to router models and more.

Use Keyboard Shortcuts to Access Taskbar Items in Windows

Use Keyboard Shortcuts to Access Taskbar Items in Windows

In Windows 7 and 8, each of the item that you pin on the taskbar is associated with a shortcut. This allows you to quickly access the icon. The keyboard shortcut associated with the taskbar icon is “Windows key + number from the left”. For example, if Windows Explorer is pinned as the first icon […]

Better Ways to Check the System Information in Windows

Better Ways to Check the System Information in Windows

In earlier days, it was quite a tough job to check the hardware or software configuration of a computer. Now, with more advanced software, you can check your system information easily. Here are several useful tools that you can use to check the system information and get more detailed information about your hardware and software configuration.

How To Download Windows Updates And Install On Multiple PCs

How To Download Windows Updates And Install On Multiple PCs

If you are using multiple computers, you may find it a troublesome to update all the computers, especially when you are not connected to the Internet. In this article, we will show you how you can download Windows updates offline and then install on multiple computers without downloading the updates again.

How to Encrypt Sensitive Data on Flash Drive

How to Encrypt Sensitive Data on Flash Drive

Do you ever worry what would happen if your files fell into the wrong hands, especially those files that you kept on your external flash drive? Thankfully there are many options to encrypt sensitive data. Protectorion ToGo is one such application.

Securely Delete Files in Windows with DeleteOnClick

Securely Delete Files in Windows with DeleteOnClick

Many PC users believe that when you delete a file and empty your Recycle Bin, you’ve securely deleted any file or folder within it. This just isn’t true. Those files can still be recovered with the right software. In order to securely delete files in Windows, you need to rely on third party program. DeleteOnClick is one of them.

Scan Files for Viruses Directly From The Desktop

Scan Files for Viruses Directly From The Desktop

One of the easiest way to check if a file is malicious is to upload it to VirusTotal and get it to analyse your file. To make it even easier, you can use the Phrozensoft VirusTotal Uploader to scan files for viruses directly from your desktop, without having to go through the process of opening the browser, loading the VirusTotal website and upload the file.

Save Websites for Offline Viewing with WebCopy

Save Websites for Offline Viewing with WebCopy

There are some websites that we refer to regularly. Those websites could be handy to have offline in the event you can’t get on the Web, and WebCopy can make that happen. WebCopy allows you to not only save websites for offline viewing but allows you to customize how they download for optimal offline performance.

Convert FAT to NTFS Without Losing The Data in Windows

Convert FAT to NTFS Without Losing The Data in Windows

In Windows, you can easily convert a storage format from FAT/FAT32 to NTFS without losing the data within. This will allow you to store files more than 4GB. 1. In Windows, open a command prompt. 2. type convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs For example, convert E: /fs:ntfs would format drive ED: to the NTFS format. Note: This […]

How to Receive Better Windows Notifications with Snarl

How to Receive Better Windows Notifications with Snarl

In Windows, there is no centralized place to configure the notification system. Snarl is a free Windows Notifications replacement which can handle all the notifications and also features a centralized configuration. The best thing about Snarl is that it will not steal the focus of the window when showing a notification.

How to Safeguard Your Windows Computer from a Browser Hijack

How to Safeguard Your Windows Computer from a Browser Hijack

A browser hijacking is the practice of taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the browser to compromise the user’s computer in a manner that would serve the interests of the hijacker. There are a few ways a hijacker can achieve this, and we will detail each of them as well as discuss how to prevent them from happening.