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Making The Firewall More Manageable In Windows 7

Making The Firewall More Manageable In Windows 7

We all know that Windows 7 comes with its own Firewall tool, but very few people makes good use of it to protect themselves. It is not the fault of the users. This is mainly because the Firewall tool is hidden deep in the control panel and the minimal and confusing interface make setting it […]

Protect Your Folders With Folder Locker [Windows]

Protect Your Folders With Folder Locker [Windows]

Security is an important aspect of digital life. It becomes even more important when people are using a shared computer with a single account. Most of the families do not have multiple accounts for each member of the family and enforcing limited access to confidential data could be a difficult task. In this case, the Windows encryption and security will not work for everyone. Folder level password security is required in this case.

10 Tiny Programs Under 2 MB That Get The Job Done [Windows]

10 Tiny Programs Under 2 MB That Get The Job Done [Windows]

It is common to have problems on your computer, but if you install a hefty application for every problem you have, very soon, your computer will have tons of applications that not only take up plenty of storage space, but also plenty of useless features that you never going to use. It’s hard to find something small and sleek, do the thing that it supposes to do and do it well. You got 10 of them below.

HopeDot VOS: Portable Virtual OS For Windows + Giveaway

HopeDot VOS: Portable Virtual OS For Windows + Giveaway

Virtual machine is a good way to test out your applications without affecting the main host system. The disadvantage is that they are mostly desktop-bound and require you to allocate tens of gigabytes of space to it. If you are looking for a quick, small and portable virtual solution, Hopedot VOS could be the one you are looking for. And yes, we have free license keys to giveaway for this great software.

How to Disable Annoying Things in Windows 7

How to Disable Annoying Things in Windows 7

Many users love Windows 7. In fact, they might love it so much that they are ready to ignore some of its shortcomings and annoyances. What if I tell you that you can have all of Windows 7’s positive features while getting rid of some of its annoyances? It’s possible to get rid of some of the most annoying things in Windows 7 with a few simple fixes. Here’s how:

How To Access Shared Windows Folders on Your Android Phone

How To Access Shared Windows Folders on Your Android Phone

This guide will show you just how easy it is to access your Windows shared folders on your Android phone or tablet. You can easily listen to music, stream a video, or copy a file from your Windows (or indeed any SMB) shared folders in just a few simple steps.

How to Add Safe Mode to The Windows 8 Boot Menu

How to Add Safe Mode to The Windows 8 Boot Menu

Safe mode is present in every Windows version since Windows 95, but getting it to work in Windows 8 is not as easy as it should be. Here is how you can add the option to start in safe mode to the boot menu when you turn on your computer. Let’s see how!

Use Windows Parental Controls To Limit And Monitor Online Activities

Use Windows Parental Controls To Limit And Monitor Online Activities

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.

7 Tricks To Fix The Metro Annoyances [Windows 8]

7 Tricks To Fix The Metro Annoyances [Windows 8]

We’ve already covered Windows 8 to death, but I don’t think we’ve really covered the essential “tricks” you can do to better modify your experience. Today, we re going to show you several tricks you can use to improve your usage experience, and that is if you’re considering upgrading.

Restore The Start Menu In Windows 8 With These 4 Applications

Restore The Start Menu In Windows 8 With These 4 Applications

Are you just as frustrated at the lack of a Start menu as I am? Do you find it inconvenient to be forced to enter the Metro UI (the one with all the little squares) every time you want to get somewhere you’d rather go through the desktop for? How about some applications that could bring the Start menu back?

Add A Colorful Tabbed Interface To Windows Explorer

Add A Colorful Tabbed Interface To Windows Explorer

Microsoft has never wanted to add tabbed interface in their Windows Explorer application, even though it is very useful. TabExplorer is one addon that adds colorful tabs to Windows Explorer and makes it easier for us to identify which tab we want to open.