Cool application allows you to mapy the Wi-Fi signal strength in your home.
How will Windows 10 function and how it fits into Microsoft’s overall strategy.
A recent update (MS014-045) from Windows is causing problems. Here is how to remove it.
What is screen resolution, why does it matter and how to adjust it.
A field guide to understanding the values that appear in the Windows Task Manager.
A handy application that can will keep any program you specify – front and center.
We recently asked our TechTalk contributors to recommend a favorite FREE application or tool that they currently use. This post is the Windows Guide response to our request.
Ready to reload that software you purchased – but that post it note with the license key has disappeared? This freeware will help.
A free application that adds dynamic features and control to the popular Windows sticky notes.
Your Windows taskbar could be jam-packed with icons. Learn how to cleanup and customize your taskbar.
9 tips to make your Wi-Fi work at peak performance.
Windows Guides reviews a free utility that analyzes disk usage – file by file. Remember, PC Matic also provides a detailed analysis of file size.
Lost or forgot you Windows password? How you can still access your data.
The sharp folks at Windows Guides review a product that claims to protect your online storage on DropBox, Skydrive and GoogleDrive accounts.
A free utility that provides an easy way to remove ‘locked’ files or ‘files in use’ on the next reboot.
10 simple routine & preventative maintenance tips that can help conserve hard drive space & create more room for pictures, videos, music and more.
Save yourself a headache and check out the option inside Microsoft Office for repairing corrupted Word, Excel and PowerPoint files.
You can turn your laptop equipped with Microsoft Windows 8 into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Using an open-source program called TrID we can find out the file types of such files and then look for a program that can open it.
What can an every-day user do to find out if their machine is using all of it’s current physical memory and, therefore, needs more RAM?
Learn, in this guide how to set up a Guest account, which is available in all Windows 7 versions, for infrequent users of your PC.
Everything you ever wanted to know about R.A.M. and what it means for your PC.
How to create a multiple choice menu in a batch-file that can trigger files, website and functions.
Windows 7 comes with several features that maybe you haven’t noticed. This post will show you some of these useful tools.
There are many ways to shut down and restart your computer, but – which does what, and which should you use when?
Often we face errors on our PCs which, with a quick web search on the error text, are easily resolvable.
Windows 7 comes with a new feature for sharing your computers internet connection. Now, you can do it wireless.
In this guide, we share an application that encrypts your data while still providing access to your data from any Windows, Mac, or Linux PC as well as from an iOS, Android, or Windows RT device.
How to find traces left by Incognito Mode in Google Chrome, Private Browsing in Firefox, and InPrivate Browsing in Internet Explorer.
Have you ever experienced that windows won’t allow you to delete a file, presumably because some service or dll is still using it ?
Learn how to get your computer to say what you type using one of three methods.
If you want access to your Windows account (and not just access to your files), you can reset your password quite easily. Learn, in this guide, how to burn a password reset disc and how to boot from it and reset your Windows account password.
You can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro, released on October 26th, 2012 in a number of ways. This guide will show you your options and show you how to upgrade based on your choice:
If you want quick access to the items on your desktop, any website, or you Internet Explorer favorites, you can add them to your Windows taskbar. Learn, in this guide how to add these toolbars and how to create a custom toolbar.
Ad-Hoc, Hotspot, Tethering, three words you keep seeing. Three expressions everyone but you seem to know what is.
The easiest way to disable Autorun in just a few minutes
New Windows 8 app provides Access to Your SkyDrive, Dropbox, and Local Files in one.
This guide will show you how to edit the registry so you can use your own icons for your drives in ‘Computer’ (Windows Explorer).
In this guide, we’ll show you how to use Check Disk and explain a little about common errors to which hard drives are prone.
Windows “version 8″ is upon us. Bringing changes to the old, the safe, the familiar. Some say the changes are for the best. Others dread them, swear to keep the Seven (or XP) for a long time to come. Some even say they will never abandon XP as long as there’s hardware to support it. That is how changing things affect us.
However, things that seem new and daunting will undoubtedly after a period seem like the most natural thing in the world – something you just can’t imagine life without. Do you think that the changes in “Version 8″ are something you can live without ?
This guide offers a basic explanation of these five types of processors and will help you determine the best for your needs.
10 tips to boost Firefox privacy without having to switch to this privacy mode now and again.
A simple, portable clipboard manager that is perfect for copying, saving, and trying to find snippets of text.
One of my favorite freeware apps is TrueCrypt – the best way to encrypt important files. I like that you can encrypt a full volume or create an inconspicuous container file on your PC that houses your most important files.
An Enthusiasts Guide to Intel’s New Processors and the exciting features – that every computer user ought to know.
It is easy to integrate virtual desktop feature in Windows 7 using freeware application called mDesktop.
Learn how you can set Windows to use some publicly available better time servers that respond quickly and provide the correct time.
If you have ever wished for a quicker and neater looking method to launch programs, then this open source program can make those wishes come true.
Did you know that through the use of location sensors included in Windows 7, your applications can know exactly where you are and provide you with relevant information and content.
There are literally hundreds of programs out there, promising to UNdelete or recover your lost files, some of which actually work. Usually its the ones you have to buy that gets it right. There is however a free option if you are using Windows 7 (and Vista).