Get Microsoft Windows 10 For Free

Microsoft is planning a big push for Windows 10 and will be giving away the new operating system to Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8 users in the first year of release. “With Windows 10, we think of the operating system as ‘Windows as a service’,” said Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s VP of operating […]

How to format the drive or run a disk check from the command line [windows7/8/8.1] – TechNTrack

External hard drive not available? If you are faced with a situation in which your external hard drive becomes unavailable, this guide will help you to check it for errors / format from the command line (CMD). How to perform disk check, the CMD : Using the menu WinX in Windows 8 (8.1), open a […]

Internet At The Speed Of Light

What if every light bulb in the world could also transmit data? Wi-Fi speed frustratingly slow? Why not utilise the speed of light and a common LED bulb? At TEDGlobal Dr. Harald Haas demonstrated for the first time, a device that can do exactly that. Sounding more like an April fool’s gag than a serious […]

Email Scams and Phishing

It ought to go without saying that one should never believe anything at face value. Especially on the internet. However, the internet is also there to help you. Here’s a few useful website links you might wish to bookmark. As Rogues Gallery of Suspicious e-mails says, “It’s important to know that banks do not send […]

Windows Vista Performance and Tuning

Microsoft has produced a simple and useful guide to help you improve the performance of Vista on your computer. Moreover it’s a free download! Windows Vista Performance and Tuning Overview “Windows Vista and SP1 focus on delivering greater performance and overall system responsiveness by striking a balance between speed and responsiveness. This guide looks at […]

Adobe Reader Security News

Certain security issues have been discovered in Adobe’s software Acrobat Reader which have the potential to allow an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code in PDF files using JavaScript. First a quote from Adobe, then the easy fix that takes only a few seconds to stay safe. “Adobe is aware of reports of a potential […]

StartupMonitor

As a companion piece to the previous software recommendation, Starter, we bring you StartupMonitor. Mike Lin, the software author, probably does the best job of explaining the usefullness of this indispensable little application, so it’s over to him… StartupMonitor is a small utility that runs transparently (it doesn’t even use a tray icon) and notifies […]

Don’t Get Me Started

Starter is a startup manager. It allows you to view, manage and tweak all the programs that startup automatically each time you switch on your PC. Not one for the complete novice, we recommend that you make sure you know what you’re doing before diving in and changing everything, however it is doubtless one of […]

Supercharge the Internet with Firefox

Fireox, the Browser That Has It All Firefox has security, speed and new features that will change the way you use the Web. The Web is all about innovation, and Firefox 3 sets the pace with dozens of new features, including the smart location bar, one-click bookmarking and blindingly fast performance. • Instant Web Site […]

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Tracking down clear and reliable computer support or pc help can sometimes be no more than a few clicks away. The following links represent a good place to start, and we shall be featuring more on the subject of computer troubleshooting, plus the the best way to find the right information to fix your PC […]