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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

Get a slimmer, faster PDF viewer without the bloat

Software evolves over time and programs become increasingly larger and more complex. They can reach a point where they become bloated and tiresome to use. PDF readers is one example and it is hard, but not impossible to find a smaller, lighter PDF [...]

2015/04/07 // 2 Comments

7 Quick Tips to Boost your Wi-Fi Connection

Radio communication technology has changed our lives. We are connected with our equipment without a wire. Nowadays almost everyone is using a wireless connection (Wi-Fi) in their cell phones, laptops, PCs, gadgets and other [...]

2015/03/31 // 0 Comments

Three top tools to fix your malware infected browser

There are many forms of malware and antivirus and other security software may not be effective against some types. Sometimes standard security software just isn’t good enough and you need special tools. Here are three great [...]

2015/03/29 // 0 Comments

Solve Wi-Fi connection problems with your laptop

Do you have network or internet connection problems with your laptop computer? Does the internet work, but then after a while it stops? I had this problem and the solution could be quite simple. You just need to change a [...]

2015/03/25 // 0 Comments

Speak Google Keep notes using voice recognition

Can you speak your Google Keep notes in Windows? Wouldn’t it be great if you could simply say, “OK Google Keep, create a note and...” and dictate what you want to store in the note. Keep would then turn it into text and save it. Is this [...]

2015/03/23 // 0 Comments

How to export images from a Word document

Suppose you receive a Word document that contains images and you want to save the images as separate files on the disk, perhaps to use them elsewhere. Suppose you created a document a long time ago and no longer have the original images. How do you [...]

2015/03/21 // 0 Comments

Get a free internet radio player for Linux and Windows

There is little need for a physical radio these days, apart from in the car. Instead of tuning in a radio to listen to your favourite station, it can be streamed over the internet instead. Here is a radio player for Linux and Windows [...]

2015/03/18 // 0 Comments

Stop Chrome opening two tabs when it is started

An irritating fault that can occur with Chrome is that when it is started, it opens your home page as normal, but then it also opens another page on another tab. What is causing this behaviour and how do you stop it? Here are some tips for solving [...]

2015/03/16 // 4 Comments

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