Perhaps one of the most annoying things about using Windows is the fact that you have to wait eons for it to shut down. If you want to shut down your computer faster, there are a few ways to do this, some involving the Windows registry. As nasty as it gets, don’t let the Windows shutdown process keep you behind the keyboard when you have other things to do.
The usual way to deactivate a screensaver is to type on the keyboard or move your mouse. What if you can do it via your webcam when it spotted a movement? Let’s have a look!
Shortcuts can be extremely handy and useful, but sometimes it is difficult to create. Here are 5 really useful shortcuts you should have in Windows.
in Windows, right-clicking, dragging, pointing, and double-clicking aren’t the only things you can do with your mouse. There are some unknown operations that can help you save time and be more productive. In this guide, you’ll find out all these cool mouse operations that you can use.
Google Chrome is not without problems. The download Bar remains there even after the download finishes etc. Here are some extensions that can reduce/eliminate these simple annoyance.
Pinning apps to the taskbar is a bit more complicated in Windows 8. Here is the complete guide to pinning (almost) anything to the taskbar.
Losing your password and get lock out of your computer is a painful experience. Luckily, there’s a little-known tool in Windows 8 that allows you to reset your password with a USB key. Let’s learn how to create the key!
Gmail is one service that has exploded over the last few years, particularly because it is free, simple to use and the flexible features it has for power users. Little do Gmail’s users know that the service has some features that could ultimately improve your experience significantly. Let’s have a look at a few of those!
When you install a new OS alongside your Windows, you might face a situation where you can’t boot into the new OS. EasyBCD helps you resolve this problem much more easily than you would with MSConfig.
Windows Explorer doesn’t come with tabbed browsing, which makes it kind of suck. Some Linux distributions have been way ahead of Microsoft on this, and it’s about time we have our own tabs. Here is how you can enable tabbed browsing in Windows 7 and 8.
We all know that Windows 7 comes with its own Firewall tool, but very few people makes good use of it to protect themselves. It is not the fault of the users. This is mainly because the Firewall tool is hidden deep in the control panel and the minimal and confusing interface make setting it […]
Firefox is a beautiful browser when it works. After some time, though, it can get pretty slow just like any other browser as it starts consuming more resources to perform basic functions. To mitigate this, you’ll need to take a few steps to get rid of any extra burdens the browser might put on your system. Let’s get started!
If you’re on the go constantly, perhaps you’d miss having Windows 8 around, especially if you’re surrounded by computers using older versions. Here is a quick and easy way to create a portable version of Windows 8 on your USB drive.
It is common to have problems on your computer, but if you install a hefty application for every problem you have, very soon, your computer will have tons of applications that not only take up plenty of storage space, but also plenty of useless features that you never going to use. It’s hard to find something small and sleek, do the thing that it supposes to do and do it well. You got 10 of them below.
Many users love Windows 7. In fact, they might love it so much that they are ready to ignore some of its shortcomings and annoyances. What if I tell you that you can have all of Windows 7’s positive features while getting rid of some of its annoyances? It’s possible to get rid of some of the most annoying things in Windows 7 with a few simple fixes. Here’s how:
Safe mode is present in every Windows version since Windows 95, but getting it to work in Windows 8 is not as easy as it should be. Here is how you can add the option to start in safe mode to the boot menu when you turn on your computer. Let’s see how!
Are you constantly looking for ways to navigate and circumvent issues you are having with Windows 8? Here is a list of tweaks you can perform either on the Metro or desktop interface of Windows 8.
The Metro UI in Windows 8 is supposed to make the navigation better and easier, but when you can’t resize the tiles and the interface, you know this is going to be a frustrating experience. Luckily, there is a way to resize the tiles and it is pretty easy to do it. Here are the steps.