If asked what firewalls do, most people would answer that they keep you safe. You might have noticed that the firewall you’re using has two sets of “rules”: inbound and outbound. Do you really need both of them? We’ll discuss this and discover what you should know about these concepts.
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Microsoft is well known for hiding some of its useful features in Windows. One thing many have missed in Windows 8.1, thanks to it being rather well hidden by the company, is a storage and syncing option called “Work Folders”. Check it out here.
One of the biggest memory drains on a Windows computer is search indexing. If you’re looking for a more intelligent way to search Windows PC without having to index it, take a look at SwiftSearch.
When using a laptop with Windows, you may notice that it has advanced battery management options. Before you start using them, though, there are a few things you should know about them.
The PowerShell help system is the most useful thing that you ever need to use PowerShell effectively. It provides help for the commands that you are going to use and even allows you to search for the commands to get your work done.
Windows comes with its own uninstaller, but it is mostly useless in removing all the files. To prevent this problem from happening, you need an uninstaller that looks through every crack and crevice of your computer for signs of life that the program doesn’t let Windows Installer see. Third-party uninstallers are exceedingly good at doing this.
Fancy a way to run Windows programs without having to install or update them? Here is a good way that you can do so.
Most OS set the CPU to run at a third of its speed so as to save battery life. If you are looking to run an application at full CPU speed, FullThrottle is a useful app for you.
Yes, the Start button is back in Windows 8.1. No, it is not what you expect it to be. Here is what you will get with the Windows 8.1 Start button.
As the popularity of animated GIF rises, more people are looking for ways to create animated GIF. Here is a way for you to record your screen in animated GIF format.