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4 Reasons Why Windows UAC Is Useless

4 Reasons Why Windows UAC Is Useless

If you use Windows Vista or 7, you know how annoying it is to have to approve everything every application does on your computer. This feature, known as User Account Control (UAC), gives you all those dialogs that spring up whenever you open something. Microsoft created UAC with the intention of making computing safer for […]

XAMPP: Easily Install A Web Server In Your Windows

XAMPP: Easily Install A Web Server In Your Windows

Whether you’re someone running a corporate server, a hobbyist who wants to make a simple web presence, or a freelancer trying to make a website to market yourself, you shouldn’t overlook the advantages Apache Friends’ XAMPP package has to offer. This application has everything you need to get your site started without a messy installation […]

Free Download Manager Boosts Your Download Speed, Makes Your Downloads A Breeze

Free Download Manager Boosts Your Download Speed, Makes Your Downloads A Breeze

Many of us have fast internet connections as measured by overall total capacity, but rarely see maximum throughput. For example, I have a 100 megabit cable connection, but when I download a file via HTTP, I’m lucky to see more than 500KB/sec for that single file. Thankfully, there are ways to max out your connection. […]

Best Alternatives To Microsoft PowerPoint (Online And Offline)

Best Alternatives To Microsoft PowerPoint (Online And Offline)

Microsoft PowerPoint is certainly the best and the most used presentation software used on earth today. Presentation can be a great resource to share ideas, collaborate or showcase your work to the respective audience or gathering. I have been making presentations throughout my life, starting from school time where we had to present our work […]

4 Tips to Strengthen Your Windows Network

4 Tips to Strengthen Your Windows Network

You’ve probably heard of how hackers easily infiltrate Windows networks of unsuspecting people. If you stick your head out of the water frequently and interact with other people on the Internet, you might also run the risk of being attacked at some point in time or another. By following a couple of tips, you can […]

How to Move a Steam Game to Another Location

How to Move a Steam Game to Another Location

If you’ve just bought a fancy new solid state drive, you might want to move a select few games across for improved performance and loading times. You may also just be running out of space on your main drive and feel like relocating a game to a secondary hard drive. Unfortunately the guys at Valve […]

4 Tips to Make Windows 7 Boot Faster

4 Tips to Make Windows 7 Boot Faster

If you’re a hobbyist that runs a home server, or even a regular computer user that wants to get things done quickly, you will know how important it is to start Windows quickly. There’s nothing worse than having to restart a server and have your visitors tolerate 3 minutes of downtime. Add another 5 minutes […]

Free Slideshow Maker Software To Organize Photos In Slideshows

Free Slideshow Maker Software To Organize Photos In Slideshows

Nowadays the digital photos have become very easy to capture and save. With the advent of larger hard drives with cheaper prices, the space constraint is almost gone forever. Now comes the challenge of organizing these photos because with the passage of time, the collection of digital photos becomes so huge that it becomes very […]

How to Fix An Upside Down Monitor Display [Windows]

How to Fix An Upside Down Monitor Display [Windows]

You wake up in the morning, have a good long yawn, get out of bed, and check your email before going to work. You instinctively move your mouse down to the task bar only to find out that the mouse is moving up to an upside down task bar and your whole display turned over […]

4 Great Windows 7 Tips That You Never Know Existed

4 Great Windows 7 Tips That You Never Know Existed

For a normal Windows 7 users, most of the time, you will just accept the default setting of the operating system and not change too much of its internal settings so as to reduce the chances of breaking the system. However, there are some of us who love to tweak the settings to make our […]

How to Prevent Windows 7 From Using So Much Memory

How to Prevent Windows 7 From Using So Much Memory

Picture this: You have a computer with two gigabytes of physical memory, you turn it on, and just after Windows 7 finishes loading, it’s already using about half of all that memory when you look into your task manager (hold “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” on your keyboard to access it quickly). Even if it […]

5 Feature Rich Photo Editing Software For Windows

5 Feature Rich Photo Editing Software For Windows

Everybody likes to take photos nowadays, but not everybody is a professional photographer. While I love taking photographs, most of my photos are not perfect and lack the elements of good photography like the light effect, color etc. I usually edit my photos before saving them to my library of photos. If you are professional […]

How to Make Your Windows 7 System Startup And Shutdown On A Schedule

How to Make Your Windows 7 System Startup And Shutdown On A Schedule

Some of us like our PC to always be ready when we enter the room. Waiting for the system to boot up can be annoying. Thankfully, there is a solution that allows you to schedule startups and shutdowns to save you time, and possibly reduce your electricity bill. Startup on schedule This step will vary […]

4 Great Places to Find And Download Portable Applications

4 Great Places to Find And Download Portable Applications

The people who frequently change their computers or travel a lot want to have their data with them all the time. It is not always possible to take a laptop or a computer with them. This is where the concept of portable applications comes in. Portable applications are programs that do not depend on any […]

How to Free Up Drive Space By Removing Shadow Copies [Windows]

How to Free Up Drive Space By Removing Shadow Copies [Windows]

Have you ever noticed that something other than your files seems to be eating away at your drive space? If you’re an uber-nerd like myself, you may have indeed selected all your folders in explorer, viewed their properties and wondered why the total is lower than the total space in use on the drive. Time […]