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How to Create Self-Destructing Messages Online

How to Create Self-Destructing Messages Online

There are times when you want to send confidential messages to your friends or family and want it to disappear after it has been read. Here are some ways that you can create self-destructing messages that will be deleted after read.

How to Change Internet Explorer 10’s Default Search Engine

How to Change Internet Explorer 10’s Default Search Engine

Bing is the default search provider in Internet Explorer 10 and it’s very difficult to configure another search provider. In fact, it almost looks impossible. We’ll explain how you can change the search provider in Internet Explorer 10, effectively ending the frantic search for that darned setting.

How to Pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen

How to Pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 does not give users a way to create or pin live tiles on their own, so users must rely on third party programs to do it. WinAero’s Pin to 8 is a great solution for users looking to pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen.

3 Character Map Alternatives For Windows

3 Character Map Alternatives For Windows

While Windows includes a character map application, it can be annoying to look through all of the characters and still can’t find what you want. Here are some character map alternatives that will make your life much better.

How To Manage The Windows Services In Windows 8

How To Manage The Windows Services In Windows 8

There are tons of ways to optimize your Windows machine, and disabling the useless services is one of the easiest way to make sure your computer without additional overhead. In this article, we will show you how to manage and disable Windows services.

3 Alternatives to The Windows Store For Windows 8 Apps

3 Alternatives to The Windows Store For Windows 8 Apps

Microsoft has always wanted to keep users confined to what they want you to use and the Windows Store is another example. Here, we will look at some of the best alternatives to the Window Store out there so you can have every option at your disposal for finding apps for Windows 8.

5 Free Microsoft Sharepoint Alternatives

5 Free Microsoft Sharepoint Alternatives

Microsoft Sharepoint is great for project collaboration, but what if you can’t afford it or are looking for a free alternative? Let’s look at some solutions that won’t cost you a dime and will give you similar functionality as SharePoint.

How to Backup App Data in Windows 8

How to Backup App Data in Windows 8

Windows 8 does not give the users a way to backup the data utilized within its apps. Instead, you have to rely on complicated steps to manually backup the app data. Windows 8 Apps Data Backup is a simple program that you can start it up and begin backing up and restoring app data in Windows 8 in minutes. No installation required.

How To View The Network Adapter Details In Windows

How To View The Network Adapter Details In Windows

While troubleshooting your Windows PC, there are times when you need to access the network adapter details and see what is wrong with the Internet connection. We have come up with 2 ways for you to view the network adapter detail easily in Windows.

How to Disable Secure Boot in Windows 8

How to Disable Secure Boot in Windows 8

Secure boot of Windows 8 is a useful feature to prevent malicious software applications from loading during the system start-up process. It also prevented you from dual booting your PC. In this article, we will show you how to disable the secure boot in Windows 8.