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Reserve your copy of Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft is gearing up for the release of Windows 10 and it is going to be huge! Have you reserved your copy of the new operating system? You can do so now with a special task bar [...]

2015/06/01 // 0 Comments

Take control of your Facebook news feed and clean it up

What does your Facebook news feed look like? Is it full of stuff you are not interested in? Are there comments, videos, stories and and other items you just don't want? Are some of the items old and out of date? Time to clean it up and get it under [...]

2015/05/21 // 0 Comments

Play Crossy Road on your Windows PC or Surface

Crossy Road is a fantastically addictive game that is basically very simple, but you just cannot stop playing it. It has been a mega hit on Android and iOS, and you can play it on your Windows PC or Surface [...]

2015/05/13 // 0 Comments

Which apps are accessing your Facebook account?

Facebook and privacy is a constant issue for many people and there always seems to be a way that information leaks out. How are your Facebook details accessed and who can access them? Here is one [...]

2015/05/11 // 0 Comments

Speed up VirtualBox enormously with this simple tweak

VirtualBox is a great application for running various operating systems in a window on the desktop. However, the performance is sometimes not so good. In fact, it’s rotten. Why? Here is one solution you may not have [...]

2015/05/08 // 10 Comments

Is the Windows clock wrong? Here is the solution

I recently had an odd problem with files showing the wrong date in Explorer windows. Now the Windows clock is wrong. What is going on? Two time-related problems in two days! The cause of the clock error is interesting and it might help solve your [...]

2015/05/05 // 0 Comments

Run Linux from a USB flash memory drive

The DVD-Rom drive is becoming obsolete and fewer computers have one these days. A lot of laptops don’t have an optical drive for example. So how do you install and run Linux, as it is designed for [...]

2015/05/01 // 0 Comments

Solve Google Drive problems and restore your files

Google provides 15GB of online storage and an office suite for creating documents. It is free, so it makes sense to use it, even if only for backing up a few files. What can you do when there is a problem? Here are a few [...]

2015/04/27 // 0 Comments

Use Task Manager hidden features in Windows

Windows 8 and 10 introduced a new version of Task Manager and it has some new and hidden features that you may not have discovered. They can be very useful for analysing performance and fixing [...]

2015/04/24 // 0 Comments

How do you restart Windows in safe mode to fix problems?

Got a virus? Restart in safe mode and run antivirus software. Got spyware or adware? Run a removal tool in safe mode. Got a problem? Fix it in safe mode. Starting in safe mode used to be easy, but how do you start Windows 8 in safe [...]

2015/04/20 // 0 Comments

Don’t update your antivirus, get a new one instead

I am a firm believer that you need the latest antivirus technology to combat the latest viruses and if you do not have the latest software then you might not be fully protected. Upgrade instead of updating the virus [...]

2015/04/09 // 0 Comments

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