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 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.

5 Reasons Why Your Game Just Crashed [Windows]

5 Reasons Why Your Game Just Crashed [Windows]

You could have the most awesome computer, but still, your games crash on you. It could be due to a bug in the game or that your graphics card is fried. Nevertheless, let find out the probably cause for your game crash and also the solution to fix it.

Troubleshooting A Broken App in Windows 8

Troubleshooting A Broken App in Windows 8

What should you do when a Windows 8 app stop functioning the way it should? Sometimes these apps can just stop working and you have no idea what is wrong. Here are some ways you can use to troubleshoot a broken app in Windows 8.

Free Windows ScreenSavers That Actually Do Something Productive

Free Windows ScreenSavers That Actually Do Something Productive

We’ve seen tons and tons of screen savers that just fill your screen with a bunch of random graphics. If you want something that will give you added functionality, here are a few free Windows screen savers here that will have you clicking the “Preview” button just to keep seeing them.

How to Change File Type Associations In Windows

How to Change File Type Associations In Windows

While installing an application, you probably have the experience of accidentally associating it with a tons of file extensions. Here are two great tools that help you get rid of file type associations or change them in Windows.

A Guide To Turbo-Charging Windows 8

A Guide To Turbo-Charging Windows 8

Windows 8 boots up very fast, but as time passes, you’ll probably start to notice a slower boot time among other things. This article shows you the ways to tweak Windows 8 and make it run faster.

Understanding Windows 8 Licensing Options: Which One To Choose

Understanding Windows 8 Licensing Options: Which One To Choose

Even after Microsoft’s simplified the licensing system for Windows 8, people are still confused which version of Windows 8 they should get. In this article, we are going to go through the various version of Windows 8 and which license you should get for your machine.

Microsoft Word Vs. Google Docs: Do You Really Need MS Office Anymore?

Microsoft Word Vs. Google Docs: Do You Really Need MS Office Anymore?

With the arrival of Google Docs, people are constantly asking themselves whether they really need to pay the cash to get Microsoft Office. $0 is infinitely better than any sum of money you could think of. But is it worth it to move onto Google Docs and abandon Office forever? Let’s find out!

Should You Get A Microsoft Surface RT Tablet?

Should You Get A Microsoft Surface RT Tablet?

The Microsoft Surface RT tablet is now available for purchase. You may be wondering if it is really good and worth the investment. Today, we’ll take a look at the device and discuss on whether your next purchase should be a Surface or something else.

3 Ways To Take Advantage Of Your Hosts File [Windows]

3 Ways To Take Advantage Of Your Hosts File [Windows]

All Windows systems contain a “hosts” file that allows you to associate certain IP addresses with a domain name. Today, I’m going to teach you how to take advantage of this file to make your life much more convenient.