Microsoft is about to get tough on registry cleaners, Windows cleanup utilities and similar software. It might even delete them from your computer. Here’s what prompted them to take action.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a backup utility for your Windows PC and there are many to choose from. MiniTool ShadowMaker is a new one that is worth considering.
We place too much trust in computers and assume they never go wrong. Although some run reliably for 10 years or more, disaster can strike at any time. A backup enables you to recover.
Bugs and security flaws are occasionally found in drivers on your PC, so what can you do about them? This example shows how to replace the flawed HP Synaptics touchpad driver on HP laptops.
Defragging the disk in Windows PCs used to be an essential maintenance task, but is less important than it once was. However, there are still occasions when it can boost PC performance a little.
Ccleaner was hacked last August and malware was inserted into it. Millions of people then downloaded it. If this has put you off the software, what are the alternatives? Here are some suggestions.
There is a trend towards computers, especially laptops, without DVD/CD-Rom drives. So how do you play DVDs on a computer without a DVD drive? There are several options available to you.
Security is a constant worry and backups and files stored on external disk drives or USB thumb drives are at risk unless you take steps to protect them. Encrypt your drives for safety!
If the sound is poor or does not work at all in Windows 10, what can you do? Follow these steps and hopefully they will restore the audio to full health. Fix sound problems fast.
Ransomware has been the main topic of discussion in security because of the recent massive WannaCry outbreak. Can you decrypt files encrypted by ransomware? Yes and here are the tools you need.
If you are not a fan of the Start menu in Windows 10, here are three alternative program launchers, including one that emulates the Mac’s dock. They work on Windows 7 too.
Has your Windows PC been infected with malware? Does it have irritating adware constantly popping up? Is spyware sending out personal information? You need these free cleanup tools.
Running WordPress on your PC enables you to learn how to build websites, configure them, back up and explore this popular CMS. Here’s the easy way using VirtualBox and it’s free.
Google Docs may not have as many features as Microsoft Word, but is has everything most people need. What’s more, it can be extended with add-ons. Add these fantastic five tools and boost productivity.