Some call “Easter Eggs”, while others call them bugs, but nevertheless, these weird stuff doesn’t stop appearing in Windows. Let’s have a look at instances when Windows starts acting weird in ways that are completely reproducible!
Windows Tips & Tricks
A startup profile is the set of services/applications that get loaded on Windows startup. While Windows comes with a default set of profiles, you can easily create a variety of startup profiles, each geared toward different purposes, like gaming, work, relaxing etc. In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up and save your own startup profiles and switch to it.
Backing up and syncing your files over the Web is an easy task, but syncing your applications settings among different computers can be a challenge. Dropboxifier is a little program that allows you to synchronize our application settings among different computers. Let check it out.
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.
Remembering a long and complex password is not easy. It becomes a headache especially when you have to logoff and logon to the computer frequently. Rohos Logon Key is a fantastic free utility which turns your USB flash drive into a logon key. Just insert the USB flash drive and you’re logged on automatically.
Measuring the speed of your startup allows you to find out how much time you have saved after implementing the speed up measures. Here’s a quick way to measure and speed up your Windows startup.
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.
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.
Chocolatey is the equivalent of “apt” or “yum”, except that it is meant for the Windows OS. If you are a Windows user and are not afraid of the command line, Chocolatey is one good app that allows you to search and install software easily in Windows.
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!
This how-to guide goes through a number of well-known and some not so well-known methods for troubleshooting your wireless connectivity issues. Some of the points in this guide may be relevant to your situation, but by and large this guide is aimed at resolving issues on a specific computer and not troubleshooting your router itself.
If you are in local network with no Internet access, or you just want to quickly send a file over to another computer without having it to go to the web and back, NitroShare is one good file sharing app you can use on the local network and it works well with Windows, Mac and Linux.
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.
Do you really think your computer is safe from crashing even though it has been working fine for the past few years? The fact is, your computer will eventually crash, either now or later, but not never. Today we are going to show you how to create a system recovery drive in Windows 8. This recovery drive will help us recover the system whenever Windows 8 becomes unstable.
Windows comes with a system restore feature that allows you to create restore point and restore to it in the event that your system crashed. If you are looking for a simpler and more useful system restore tool, SysRestore Pro is one tool that you can use and we have 10 copies to giveaway. Read on for the full review and the giveaway detail.