Hiding drives or partitions in Windows isn’t hard & can be helpful in different scenarios (i.e. lending your laptop to a guest). Here’s what to do.
Windows has a computer management setting that extends control over user creation & management. Here’s how to effectively create & manage user accounts.
Are you looking for ways to split your PDF files or merge multiple PDFs into one document? Icecream PDF Split & Merge can get this done easily. Check it out.
If you are a Windows administrator managing multiple user accounts or computers, here’s how you can enforce password rules to keep computers safe.
Are you looking for ways to change the color of the file name in Windows? This is possible, albeit limited. Here’s the step-by-step guide.
If you want a batch image processor that can do all kinds of things, then ImBatch is a must-have tool due to its powerful features and ease of use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
File Manager Gold for Windows 8 brings back the 80-90’s way of navigating the window. Let’s check it out and see how it works.
Microsoft Word comes with options for the Flesch-Kincaid scales to check your document’s readability and complexity. Here is how you can enable it.
Microsoft replaced the classic toolbar UI with the Ribbon UI in Windows 8. For those who don’t like the Ribbon UI, here are a few hacks you can use to restore the classic toolbar UI.
If you are in a server environment or want to control device drivers using the command line, DevCon is a good alternative for the regular Device Manager in Windows.
There are a few ways to get the BIOS version information in Windows, namely the command prompt, power shell, registry and System Information tool in Windows. Check out the details here.
If you have installed a Windows update and your PC crashes as a result, here is how you can uninstall the Windows Updates and get your system back up and running again.
Do you know that hackers can easily turn on your webcam and monitor you without you knowing it? Here is a simple way to disable a webcam in Windows.
If you are using the built-in Calculator and Microsoft Excel regularly, why not add the calculator to Excel for quick access? Here’s how you can do it.
Do you feel that the preview thumbnail in Windows is taking too long to show up? Here’s a simple tweak for you to change the Windows taskbar preview time.
Deleting files in Windows is easy, but recovering them is not. Power Data Recovery helps you to recover deleted data and partitions with a few clicks. Check out its review and participate in the giveaway.
Are you keen to add your favorite, or frequently accessed location to the Places Bar in Windows File Dialog box? Here is how you can do it.
If you are a system administrator and don’t want your users to mess with the command prompt, here is how you can disable the command prompt completely.
Unknown to many, both WinRAR and 7zip can be themed with custom skin. Here is how you can theme WinRAR and 7ZIp and give them a total visual overhaul.
Looking to sync files without going through the cloud? Here is how you can sync files between Windows and Android using a P2P connection.
Do you want to restore the Start button in Windows 8, but not with third-party software? Here is an easy way to quickly create a custom Start button in Windows 8.
Installing too many software can cause your system to slow down, and this is where portable apps come in useful. Find out more about portable apps and its usefulness here.
Want to keep up with the latest news and updates on Windows 8? Here’s a list of 7 useful news aggregator apps that you can download for free from Windows App Store.
In Mac, you can use AppleScripts to control iTunes. In Windows, you can use visual basic codes. Learn how you can control iTunes with Windows scripts.
Are you confused about how the Windows Registry works? Find out what you need to know about the Windows Registry and its components here.
If you have computers which are publicly accessible, you can easy restore the Windows system to a clean state on every reboot to prevent virus and data corruption. Here’s how.
Windows Explorer sucks. If you ever need a feature-packed file manager, FreeCommander XE is one of the best options you can get.
If you always forget to shut down your computer at night, you can easily configure your Windows PC to shut down automatically at night when it’s not in use.
Do you have difficulties locating the folders in Windows Explorer? Here is how you can mount any folder as a virtual drive in Winows for easy and quick access.
Did you realize the long list of fonts that Microsoft include in Windows? Why? Let’s explain why does Windows have so many fonts.
While there are a lot of shortcuts in Windows, nothing beats AutoHotkey for the customization and the number of keyboard shortcuts you can create for your system. Let’s check it out.
If you are looking to create fun videos on your desktop, Movavi Video Suite has everything you need to create your own home movie master. Check out its review and participate in the giveaway.
Microsoft Word has an inbuilt feature that can restrict users from editing certain parts of the document. Here is how you can protect a part of the document in Microsoft Words.
Rainlendar is one of the best cross-platforms calendar application that is fully customizable and comes with powerful features. Check out its review and giveaway details.
To effectively manage your startup items in Windows and improve the system bootup time, Autorun Organizer is the tool for you.