The progress bar is supposed to make your life better by informing you how much more time it requires to finish the job. However, most of the time, it is inaccurate and it could show 99% for the last 5 minutes. We understand your frustration, which is why I’m going to explain exactly why these things happen.
Articles by Miguel Leiva-Gomez
It is disappointing that Microsoft didn’t make it easier to add shortcuts in “My Computer” area. There’s so much real estate there that’s not being used. It’s natural to be able to add program shortcuts there. Here is a workaround to create a shortcut in “My Computer” that works with today’s most popular operating systems!
Peer discovery is an essential part of the BitTorrent protocol. It’s how its downloads happen so quickly: You connect to multiple people, and each of them upload a little piece of the file to you. This article explains how the whole BitTorrent DHT peer discovery process works.
After some months of buying my own passive polarized display, I’ve realized that anyone new to this kind of hardware is probably going to have a hard time figuring it out. The learning curve isn’t incredibly steep, but there’s not much information on how to get passive 3D movies to play just how you want them.
Google Drive vs Office Web apps: You probably have heard of both of them. We’re going to put them head-to-head and see which one takes home the trophy.
Cookies are a major part of what makes websites work. However, there are certain aspects about them that could be used maliciously, particularly in the case of third-party cookies. We will dive into the differences between first- and third-party cookies and examine how they act maliciously on some websites.
Other than exe files, there are a few different file types that viruses can be present in. In this article, we will show you the different file types and discuss them in detail.
A lot of the people who have been exposed to Bitcoin already know a lot about the currency, but haven’t really done a whole lot of research on certain questions regarding the online currency and its fate. Today, we are here to ask those questions for you and then answer them.
You’ve probably seen the words “DoS” and “DDoS” pop up. In case you’ve been wondering what they are and how they affect you, we’ll delve into that and also mention a little bit on the the possibilities of protecting yourself from such an attack.
You probably have invested money in a good antivirus software, but how do you know that your anitvirus software is working, without actually infecting your computer intentionally?
By default, Office gives you the option to store your data on SkyDrive. But what if you have an account on Dropbox that you use a lot? This article will explain how to add the third-party cloud storage services Dropbox and Google Drive to Office.
For those who are planning to buy a 3D capable device, this article shows you what you need to know about 3D technology and help you make a better decision.
Windows 8 comes with a number of new keyboard shortcut that you can use. Check out the list of Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts here. You can download the cheatsheet as well.
If you’re thinking about purchasing a 3D monitor, this article will answer many of the more popular questions about them.
Ever get caught up in activity, grow tired and forgetful, and wish there were a way to recover passwords for Windows apps? Here is a great Password recovery tool and we have a giveaway for it.
There are no lack of communication apps for Windows 8. In this article, we will focus on the top 3 new communication apps for Windows 8.
Have you ever wondered why your smartphone battery life is much worst than the old dumb phone? In this article, we will explain the cause for poor battery life and the solutions to extend it.
Page File in Windows can help to share the load with the memory, but will increasing the page file make the computer run faster? Read on to find out the answer.
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.
Many people who use Windows probably wonder why viruses and Trojans plague this operating system so much compared to other operating systems. We’ll explore it in detail in this article. Hopefully, by the end, you’ll have understood why Microsoft has to constantly step up security.