When installing software in Windows, delivery can occur in a few formats: mainly .exe and .msi. What is the difference between the two? Let’s find out.
Windows Tips & Tricks
WinAuth is a portable & open-source application which supports two-step authentication apps like Google Authenticator. Here’s how you can use it on Windows.
Here are three free tools for safely backing up the files on your PC and ensuring that nothing you want to vanish goes *poof* if you ever run into trouble.
If you’re a command-line fanatic, you’ll love this nifty trick that allows you to launch the administrator command prompt through a right-click option.
If you’re using an old computer or if your system is taking longer, here’s how you can speed up the shutdown process with a couple Windows registry tweaks.
Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will not require manufacturers to include an option to turn off secure boot. Is Linux being phased out by design?
Here are some of the best startup managers for your Windows PC that act as perfect replacements for the default startup manager.
If you think that your system is infected with adware/junkware, here is how you can use Ultra Adware Killer to clean installed adware on your system.
Want to speed up your Windows PC? This handy MTE guide will help your Windows PC run as smooth and fast as the day you first set it up.
Windows Defender is a good low profile antivirus software. Here’s how to schedule Windows Defender to perform a full or quick scan on your Windows 8 PC.
Late in January 2015, Microsoft’s system chief said in an announcement that Windows 10 will come as a free upgrade. What’s with this change? Let’s find out.
One of the best security practices is to rename the Administrator account to deter attackers. Here’s how to rename the Administrator account in Windows.
If you don’t want Windows to waste your time when you next boot into your system, here is how you can cancel scheduled CHKDSK operations in Windows.
Not everyone finds reading from a computer screen to be easy. Yes, Windows Magnifier exists, and here are 3 more magnifying alternatives you may prefer.
If you are a Windows administrator, it’s only natural to want to restrict users from easily accessing Administrative Tools. This is how to do that.
NirSoft has some of the best free and portable Windows utilities; it’s the perfect software library. Here are 15 NirSoft Utilities for you to check out.
EMET (Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit) is one of the best and lesser known security tools by Microsoft. Here’s an in-depth look at how to use it.
Blocking the installation of external removable devices renders them inaccessible and it is helpful in an organization environment. Here’s how it’s done.