How To Download Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
The experts at PCTechBytes discuss computer disaster preparedness.
What if your Windows 10 upgrade goes south?
It’s not practical to think you can buy a computer and expect it to run like new forever. Here are some things you should be doing if your PC is acting its age.
A powerful free utility for monitoring startup applications now includes direct access to VirusTotal information.
Your Windows user profile is a collection of settings on your PC that contain system preferences and files. Learn how to fix it when it breaks.
What is Windows 8 Kiosk Mode and how to run it.
Tips for making sure your computer hardware and software is giving you the best experience possible.
Your computer can use sounds to communicate its problems to you.
6 signs your computer is about to crash.
Your parents will need to embrace these philosophies if they are going to allow you to manage their computer remotely.
Windows 8.x users have no fear, regain the flexibility offered by earlier versions of Windows.
10 ways to avoid never ending online scams.
8 things you are doing or not doing that may cause your PC to hate you.
Learn how to legally download Windows 7 and 8 disks to install or repair your computer.
Anti-virus software and regular updates are not enough to protect against the danger lurking online.
Last week, we asked our experts to offer advice to PC users dealing with the Windows XP EOL. Dave at PCTechBytes picks up on that idea.
How to automatically shut down your PC and restart it each day.
How to make your printers accessible to your PC, smartphone and tablets – using Google Cloud Print.
PCTechbytes hosts an insightful discussion with some of those on the front lines of the malware fight.
How to use the Windows Event Viewer to track the increase in your PC’s boot time.
Today’s malware is frequently packaged with scare tactics and extortion schemes designed to steal your money. Learn how to guard against ransomware threats.
The PC Pitstop Driver Library, is one of the internet’s most complete and comprehensive sources for up to date driver information. Our friends at PCTechBytes have identified other great resources for drivers and computer manuals. Continue Reading
A very helpful resource for users that are new to the Operating System.
Internet Explorer 8 has yet another zero-day exploit, which has prompted Microsoft to release an impromptu patch this week.
Companies like Microsoft and Adobe realize they have lost a lot of revenue from users that are content with owning obsolete software. But what if you rent the software?
Can Windows Blue or (Windows 8.1) make us all believers?
…don’t run and unplug your modem for fear of the digital world, simply read on to learn from the mistakes I have seen many others make to keep yourself safe and virus free.
You know that the whole world is out to get you, what can you do about it? These steps will help close some of the holes used to exploit computers.
This article focuses on a few ways to make your Windows 8 experience less painful.
Some highlights of Windows 8′s split personality.
In this article, we will be creating a shortcut for shutting down the computer, but you can also use this technique to Sleep, Hibernate and Restart your computer in Windows 8.
You’re a proactive, responsible computer user. Your PC is as impenetrable as Fort Knox. Or so you think…
It goes without saying we all need to have current Microsoft Windows updates and virus protection running on our systems. But what else do we need to do to keep our computers running at optimal performance levels, while maintaing security and protecting our valuable data? Below are several things you should be doing that could ultimately save your computing butt.
This HP Computer Survival Guide was created for those HP users out there that are either trying to recover from a system crash or are waiting for the inevitable and paralyzed with fear because they will not know what to do when it happens.
This guide is created with the intent of helping people diagnose, update and fix their Dell computers without having to resort to costly repairs from Dell or a local computer repair shop.
You can say what you want about Windows 8, but the new OS is forcing a change in the way we use computers.
Windows 8 was recently released and many friends and relatives have been asking whether Windows 8 is for them.
5 changes to Windows 8 which may be deemed surprising by most people (for better or worse), and which could probably feed more fuel to the debate fire both ways.
You should not allow huge, obsolete files to clutter your hard drive…as your computer will perform better if it has more space.
You can easily recover deleted files in Windows 7 using the Previous Version tool.
The following is a list of our top ten things a new computer tech should not do.
There are numerous ways to restrict access to the Internet or specific websites. Some include modifying the router, changing your DNS settings or applying other filters. But we’re going to show you a couple of things to try before going to those great lengths.
Look under your bed, in your closet or in your garage, and you’ll probably find some of these 6 tech failures gathering dust.
This tutorial will focus on editing the registry to prevent programs from loading when you boot your computer.
When you compute on the go…it’s only a matter of time before you spill a drink on your laptop’s keyboard. Not such a big deal on a desktop computer where you can simply toss the keyboard in the trash and replace it. Spilling something on a laptop is akin to dumping the drink directly on your motherboard.
The caller claims to be from Microsoft and, aside from the foreign accent, will be relatively convincing. They do, afterall, know your name and number and that you’re running Windows on your computer.
Before shopping for a new system, review these Top 5 tips for buying a new computer..
If your computer makes noises, then you’re having a hardware issue of some type, which means you’ll probably need to open the case to determine what’s causing the noise. There are only a few components in the computer that move, so unless the noise is a beep, then there is likely an issue with a drive or a fan.
PC Wizard is a very useful system utility software that will analyze and benchmark your PC for free. With its wealth of information, no secrets your computer holds will be untold.