Miguel Leiva-Gomez

Miguel is an eccentric techie who loves to open up any subject to do with computers in the appropriate conversation. With more than a decade of experience, Miguel still doesn't grow tired of computers and their components. Think of a subject, and he'll have the know-how on it, even when you're talking about whether to declare a "char" pointer or "string" in C++. He now runs his own blog called The Tech Guy where he just blurts about computers in his own free time.

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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.

How to Change Internet Explorer 10’s Default Search Engine

How to Change Internet Explorer 10’s Default Search Engine

Bing is the default search provider in Internet Explorer 10 and it’s very difficult to configure another search provider. In fact, it almost looks impossible. We’ll explain how you can change the search provider in Internet Explorer 10, effectively ending the frantic search for that darned setting.

3 Character Map Alternatives For Windows

3 Character Map Alternatives For Windows

While Windows includes a character map application, it can be annoying to look through all of the characters and still can’t find what you want. Here are some character map alternatives that will make your life much better.

5 Free Microsoft Sharepoint Alternatives

5 Free Microsoft Sharepoint Alternatives

Microsoft Sharepoint is great for project collaboration, but what if you can’t afford it or are looking for a free alternative? Let’s look at some solutions that won’t cost you a dime and will give you similar functionality as SharePoint.

3 Stable Alternatives to Windows Explorer

3 Stable Alternatives to Windows Explorer

Windows Explorer may be the default file manager in Windows, that doesn’t means it is the best. If you are looking for alternatives, here are three stable alternatives to Windows Explorer.

How to Disable Secure Boot in Windows 8

How to Disable Secure Boot in Windows 8

Secure boot of Windows 8 is a useful feature to prevent malicious software applications from loading during the system start-up process. It also prevented you from dual booting your PC. In this article, we will show you how to disable the secure boot in Windows 8.