Over the years, we have seen many Windows tweaking myths circulating around in the Internet, so it is time for us to clear the air.
Windows (XP & Vista) Tips & Tricks
You can’t avoid Blue Screen of Death in Windows, but you can learn the method to deal with it and reduce its occurrence. Check out the methods here.
Sometimes, Windows will fail to recognize the new hardware you added to your machine. Here is how you can find drivers for unknown devices in Windows.
In Windows, most applications are designed to run with multiple CPU cores. You can also force the application to use only a specific CPU. Here’s how you can do so.
If you are unlucky enough to get infected by the Cryptolocker ransomware, here is the way to recover a cryptolocker infected hard drive.
While you can drag and drop files to the OneDrive folder, sometimes, it is faster to save to OneDrive from the context menu. Learn how to add OneDrive to the context menu.
Need to block certain applications from accessing the Internet? Learn how to create advanced firewall rules in Windows to protect yourselves.
For those who are switching from TrueCrypt, DiskCryptor is a good alternative for you to encrypt partitions in Windows. Here is how to use it.
If you are a fan of the Markdown syntax, and are looking for a great Markdown editor for Windows, here are some useful ones you can consider
If you are a designer/developer looking to test out your site, you will need a local web server. Here’s how you can setup local webserver on all major OS.
Manually changing DNS services in Windows can be rather technical and confusing. With DNS Jumper, you can easily switch DNS services with a single click.
Windows BitLocker uses AES 128-bit algorithm to encrypt your data by default. Here is how you can change BitLocker encryption to AES 256-bit.
f you are a regular Command Prompt user and are looking for a good command prompt alternative, do give Console 2 a try and I am sure you will love it.
To prevent people from brute forcing your Windows login, you can get your PC to auto lockdown after certain number of invalid logon attempts. Here’s how.
The problem with Windows’s drivers is that they can cog up over time. Here is how you can remove old drivers in Windows 8 and improve your PC performance.
Windows 8 comes with a Snap View feature that allows you to view both native apps simultaneously on screen. Here is how it works.
Here is an easy way to disable the Autorun feature in Windows to protect yourself from autorun viruses in USB drives.
If your PC have memory issue, Windows comes with a useful tool to diagnose memory problems. Here’s how to use the memory diagnostics tool in Windows 8.