Test your knowledge of the best pc security practices.
One simple trick to clean up your desktop and keep your most used programs close at hand.
9 great tips for saving internet bandwidth usage.
10 tips for keeping your home PC safe and secure.
5 reasons why PC maintenance software makes sense.
How to pick the fastest internet service available in your area.
Checklist of factors that could lead to your laptop not reading the battery.
Do you know what files your computer is configured to share publicly?
The best tips for troubleshooting and fixing remote desktop connections.
Why you must tread very carefully around freeware.
Mitz has assembled 19 of her favorite tips for PC beginners and advanced users.
Different methods and commands for fixing BOOTMGR missing errors.
Why is DaemonProcess.exe running on your PC and why won’t your PC shut down.
Before you install another software application, follow these 10 valuable safety tips.
5 Tips to secure Windows XP after Microsoft pulls support in April 2014.
What if you can’t find the driver you need in a Windows search? Check out these other resources.
We recently asked our TechTalk contributors to recommend a favorite FREE application or tool that they currently use. This post is the Tips4PC response to our request.
Updating drivers can be tricky and in the rare occasion you need to copy a driver from one PC to another — be very careful.
8 great tips and tools for diagnosing and troubleshooting PC problems from within Safe Mode.
How to recover from your Gmail, Yahoo or MSN email accounts being hacked.
Every 3 seconds, someone becomes a victim of identity theft. Find out if you are an easy target.
How to refresh or reset Windows 8 through Windows RE (Repair) when the OS won’t reboot.
Learn how to identify fake internet accounts and avoid falling victim to of the related scams.
How to completely uninstall and remove very stubborn programs.
Use these 11 valuable tips to guard your Wi-Fi network, protect your privacy and prevent bandwidth theft.
How to find out if that neighbor you hate is also stealing your WiFi.
The good folks at Tips4PC.com take a deeper look at safety precautions you should follow when using a Lithium Ion laptop battery.
For many years, PC Pitstop has been the first stop for computer users looking to compare the speed of their systems to others. PC Pitstop’s free PC Matic and OverDrive scans calculate a World Rank that compares your speed to similar PCs from around the world
Many of you are now enjoying the performance of a solid state drive. Use these 6 tricks from Mitz – to make sure your SSD is optimized for peak performance.
Has your Facebook account been deactivated or suspended through no wrong doing on your part? Here is how you can prove your identity to Facebook.
5 steps of routine hard drive maintenance that are critical for keeping your computer running at peak performance.
There are several common causes of sudden power offs and a few more exotic causes. I’ll start with the common and move to the less common.
If you’ve ever wondered what temperature your processor should be running at, consider the following:
These five free tools can help you diagnose most hardware problems.
Few people understand how information security really works. The television shows and movies depict it as a sort of modern wizardry where hackers fight geeks using technobable spells. In reality, information security focuses on building powerful defenses which no hacker can get through, so the infosec expert can go home and sleep at night knowing the hacker has been thwarted.
As is the norm when Microsoft switches around their ‘Start’ panel or updates their operating system, we must switch up our brain memory and relearn our way around the block.
People really do take two sides of the fence on this important issue: Those who think that cyber-bullying is a punishable offense that ruins lives or others who say that it’s not an important issue at all.
Follow a few of these tips so that you can prolong the life of your laptop and your investment.
It is sometimes walking on eggshells when you must attempt to stop a friend from sending you the latest funny email forward…on the hour every hour.
The causes of slow Internet vary. Sometimes the simplest solution is just to upgrade your Internet service. But sometimes your slow service is related to an equipment problem or a software screw up. Let’s look at five of the usual suspects:
Your external hard drive speed depends almost entirely upon two things: your cables and your drive itself. There’s nothing you can do to increase your external hard drive’s hardware speed, but there’s plenty you can do to improve your cables.
Don’t you just hate it when you go to your pictures folder or library and your picture folder is not showing thumbnail previews? This means your picture folder becomes very confusing and not being able to see the thumbnail previews for your pictures makes it extremely hard to find anything at all.
Do hybrid hard drives work? Do they make sense. Yes, absolutely—but only in certain cases. To understand why, consider these seven important pros and cons:
When was the last time you read a good computer hardware tutorial? I bet it was at least several years ago.
Cyber security isn’t just an issue for governments and corporations, but an issue we all face—that’s because the favorite weapon of hackers and terrorists is your computer.
It isn’t that hard to clear all of the Facebook clutter and come out of it with a cleaner, more attractive account.
Some computer threats aren’t immediately apparent, and they aren’t often talked about by the so-called experts. They’re risks that you can’t block by just turning on your anti-virus software or by avoiding certain email attachments. Let’s look at seven of these threats now.
The 5 most common reasons your PC is no longer running at peak performance.
Facebook can be a polarizing device, especially when it comes to the hundreds of apps that blow up our newsfeed on a daily basis.
Many people rack their brains with what to do with the old computer. It is great to be able to recycle computers or some parts, but knowing what to do is another story altogether. Here are some fantastic uses for old computers.