Microsoft will release Windows 8.1 to the public on October 17, 2013. Whether you were waiting for the final release or you upgraded to the Pro Preview already, we will show you how to prepare for the first major upgrade to Windows 8.
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Most USB creators only allow you to install one distro per USB disk. What if you want to create a multiboot Linux USB drive? YUMI is nifty app that allows you to install multiple Linux distros in one USB drive.
If you are using a RAM optimization tool, it is time to stop now. Windows comes with a good memory management function and using a RAM optimization tool can in fact make your PC run slower.
Dealing with languages in the Windows 8 is cumbersome and buggy at best. We showed you how to change the overall language in Windows 8, now we’ll show you how to set individual app languages.
Most of the Live USB creator tool are for Linux. If you are a Windows user, you can make use of Universal USB Installer to quickly download the distro and create a Live USB with it.
Most people think that they can use the same hard drive optimization techniques on a SSD, and achieve even better result. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Here are several SSD optimization techniques you should avoid at all costs.
While you can transfer files from PC to PC using a USB drive, it can be a troublesome task to plug in and remove the thumb drive again and again. Any Send makes it easier by allowing you to send files over the WiFi network.
If you have several Skype accounts and wish to connect to them all at the same time, you will be frustrated at the limitation of the Skype client. Here is the workaround for you to run multiple Skype accounts in various OS.
There are times when you need to synchronize several folders in your computer, such as syncing several folders to the Dropbox folder. Synkron is a cross-platform compatible application that allows you to synchronize files and folders in your computer. It works in Windows, Mac and Linux and it can help you keep your files and folders updated.
Windows 8.1 introduced a variety of folders to This PC, and some of them aren’t really necessary. Check out how you can remove folders from This PC in Windows 8.1.
Are you always looking for the best way to send large files? Use AnySend to send large files between computers without the need for email attachments
Windows 8 only allows users to install apps from the Windows Store. You will need to do a modification to install windows 8 apps without the store. Here’s the way.
Browser extensions are useful as they allow you to do things not provided by the browser. But that doesn’t mean you should install extensions without precaution. Instead, you should employ safety when using extensions.
While there are lots of applications that allow you to create self-extracting archive, here is how you can do it with the native tool that come in your OS.
There are plenty of automation tools for Windows that are easy to use, but if you prefer to use a more powerful automation tool, AutoIt is a useful tool for you to create automation scripts.
If you want to print from a computer that does not have a printer attached to it, or you don’t have the drivers to share it on your home network, how can you print files remotely? This is where Google Cloud Print can help you.
Your computer can get infected by virus easily if you are not careful. Don’t worry, following these steps, you can recover from a virus attack quickly.