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.
If you are having issue with your computer, check out this PC troubleshooting guide and find out what cause your PC to stop working and the possible solution to fix your PC.
The new Start Screen is the most visually interesting feature in Windows 8. While it has received a mixed response from the users, it is undoubtedly the highlight of the OS. If you are new to Windows 8 Start Screen, here is the ways to customize and make better use of it.
For many parents, the most distressing time is often the time when their kids are using the computer. They have no idea what their kids are doing online and whether they are picking up bad habits from the Web. Thankfully, Windows has a built-in parental control tool that allows the parents to control what their children can and cannot access.
Managing files and folders can become overwhelming especially if you’ve let it go for a while. Moving items takes time and arranging them takes even longer. Using third party applications to manage them can become a bother and then you simply give up using them. FilerFrog has a perfect solution to managing your files without […]
2011 is gone, and this means it’s time to turn that old bucket of bolts near your desk into a new, pleasant computer. But how do you do this without installing new hardware and spending a ton of money? That’s easy! Install some new, juicy applications that give your computer a change of pace. I […]
Have you ever stepped outside of your office at the end of the day and realized how the weather outside was different than you expected? Here’s a fun feature to add a little pizzazz to your desktop and give you an idea of what the weather really is. AeroWeather displays and changes a color on […]
Microsoft Remote Desktop Manager for Windows 7 allows you to connect to any computers in your network. This allows access to files, documents and Network resources on each PC as though you were sitting directly in front of it, regardless of the location. Begin by allowing access to the workstation. If your OS doesn’t have it […]
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 […]
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 […]
Following Apple’s switch from PowerPC to Intel processors as the engines to power their computers, the horizons of Mac users were thus widened to enable booting into a fully native copy of Windows, with all respective drivers and settings taken care of via Boot Camp. All of a sudden the potential market share for Apple’s […]
Most of us are now probably using a 64-bit Microsoft Operating System like Windows 7 x64 or Windows Vista x64, which allows the computer to address more than 3GB of RAM. Did you know, however, that any 32-bit applications you run are still limited to making use of only 2GB of RAM? This includes many […]
When Microsoft designed Windows, instead of using a normal attribute to store information of a file (for example, the date the file was created), it decides to store this information in a hidden place. This hidden place is known as the file streams. In this tutorial, you will learn about file streams and how you […]
Solving a network problem can be hard and frustrating. While you can check your internet connection using the Windows Network Diagnostic tool, it is hardly enough to solve most problems. Sometime, you might have to troubleshoot via the hard way – the command line way. There are several advantages to using th command line instead of […]
You just bought a 2TB hard disk and weeks later, you find that you are running out of hard disk space again. Sound familiar? No matter how big your hard disks are, sooner or later they are going to run out of space. The rate your storage space diminishes will be even faster if your […]
We all know that the longer you use your computer, the slower it will become. There are plenty of times when we experienced this slow PC syndrome and we have totally no idea which application is taking up all the resources. What if there is a way to track and monitor your applications and check […]
If you are not making effort to improve your Windows 7 security Running a program always carries risks. For example, a program executed by a normal user can easily change the registry so it will start every time you turn on your computer. Other times, a utility, designed to improve your operating system, can change the […]
Do you ever have a confidential document that you don’t want others to see? How do you protect it from creeping eyes? While there are many tools in the market, both free and paid, that allow you to encrypt your files and folders, we are not going to discuss about them today. Instead, we will […]