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Copy Error / Warning Dialog Box Text to Clipboard [Quick Tip]
Wed, Dec 19 2012 11:00
Often we face errors on our PCs which, with a quick web search on the error text, are easily resolvable. Did you know you can copy the contents of an error message (or any dialog box) to your clipboard? When you’re faced with an error, press Ctrl... Read More...
Capture Screenshots Using built-in Windows Tools [How To]
Tue, Dec 18 2012 10:35
There are a number of ways to capture screenshots without any additional software in Windows. You can: Capture the whole screen (and automatically save it if you have Windows 8) Capture a part of the screen or a window Capture a series of screenshots... Read More...
Avoid the Majority of Viruses by Disabling Autorun [Quick Tip]
Tue, Sep 25 2012 19:30
Do you disable Autorun on your PC? Many viruses execute malicious code by running automatically on your PC via a thumb drive, network drive etc. If you haven’t yet disabled Autorun, I recommend you do. This guide will show you the easiest way to... Read More...
Burn an ISO to a CD or DVD [How To] [Updated]
Tue, Jun 19 2012 3:30
An ISO image is an archive file of an optical disc, which contains all of the contents of the optical disc it represents. ISO files are useful because you can archive a bootable disc (see examples below) and distribute it to users to burn and use locally... Read More...
Windows – 8 steps to get it right ?
Tue, May 29 2012 9:56
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... Read More...
What Do the Performance Values in Windows Task Manager Represent?
Tue, Mar 27 2012 12:20
If you’ve ever taken a look at Windows Task Manager, you’ve undoubtedly wondered what all the numbers mean. This guide briefly explains each value and helps you familiarize yourself with what these values represent. The performance information... Read More...
Terabytes and Tebibytes: Hard Drive Capacities Explained
Fri, Mar 16 2012 11:00
You probably have a hard drive in your home that’s one terabyte or more. If you open Computer (Windows Key + E), you’ll see your terabyte hard drive might only show a capacity of around 930 GB. Where did all those extra gigabytes go? Aren’t... Read More...
What Do HKCR, HKCU, HKLM, HKU, and HKCC Mean? (Registry Root Keys)
Fri, Mar 2 2012 18:49
Note: To get a better understanding of Windows Registry basics, read this guide. If you’re somewhat familiar with the Windows Registry, you’ve no doubt seen references to HKCR, HKCU, HKLM, HKU, and HKCC. These abbreviations represent the five... Read More...
Use PowerShell as a Simple but Useful Calculator [How To]
Sat, Oct 29 2011 10:46
Ever use the Windows Calculator and, because you’re too lazy to write numbers down or commit them to the calculators “memory”, end up with 5 instances of the program running—each with their own numbers that are easily forgotten? Or is... Read More...
In Comparison to Windows 7, What do You think of Windows 8?
Tue, Sep 13 2011 18:40
I’d like you to take a minute to answer 2-4 questions on what you think of Windows 8. The second and fourth questions are optional; however, I encourage you to answer them too. If you don’t see the form below, please leave a comment. Loading…... Read More...