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 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.

5 Common Computer Misconceptions

5 Common Computer Misconceptions

Decades have passed since the first home computer was introduced, yet this device still remains a mystery to some. Today, we’re going to clear up some common computer misconceptions and empower people to make wise decisions that will help them get on their way to solving problems.

How to Make Applications Run at Startup in Windows 8

How to Make Applications Run at Startup in Windows 8

In most situations, you will want to have as little apps running during startup as possible, but what if you want to do it the other way – force a particular app to run during startup? Here is how you can do it in Windows 8.

EasyRE System Recovery Disc Review + Giveaway (Contest Closed)

EasyRE System Recovery Disc Review + Giveaway (Contest Closed)

If you ever find yourself in a situation in which your Windows computer doesn’t start, and you’ve already tried more means to repair it and it still doesn’t work, what else can you do? Easy Recovery Essentials (EasyRE) is a great software that allows you to repair your Windows and backup your files even if you can’t boot into Windows.

Transform Your Windows 8 Into a Multimedia Center

Transform Your Windows 8 Into a Multimedia Center

One thing missing from Windows 8 is the Windows Media Center, If you are looking to turn your computer into a home theater, the following are a few applications that transform your computer into a multimedia center

MTE Explains: What Is Cloud Computing?

MTE Explains: What Is Cloud Computing?

You have heard a lot about the “cloud”, but do you really know what it means? In this article, we will explain what is cloud computing and some of more popular example of cloud services.

How to Fix Busy Windows Processes

How to Fix Busy Windows Processes

If your Windows processes are constantly running at 100% and taking up system resources, What should you do in this situation? Here are the solutions to fix these busy Windows processes.