Intel processors are named after lakes, but why? We explain the whole story behind this interesting question.
If you want to optimize a server or find the server for hosting, we answer why virtual machines are so slow to help you understand why that may be.
If you are wondering what you will lose if you upgrade to Windows 11, we break down the most notable changes to take note of when upgrading.
If you are wondering if you will lose your license if you upgrade to Windows 11, we explain all the ins and outs of Windows activation and licensing.
Windows 7 is old and not supported anymore. But why are some people still on Windows 7? We look into the reasons why.
After you buy your shiny new laptop, you notice a bunch of unpleasant stickers. But why do laptops have stickers? We explain it all.
We all know that a laptop stops working when a battery runs out. But what happens beyond that?
A blue screen of death can be unsettling, especially for those seeing it for the first time. We explain the implications and risks associated with a BSoD.
Ever wondered why there are 2 ethernet ports at the back of your computer? We have the answer.
Dual screens have gained popularity over recent years, especially in work environments. But how can dual monitors benefit you for gaming? Let’s look at how you can gain from having two or more monitors while gaming.
Gaming computers are capable of many different uses thanks to their powerful hardware. Find out more about gaming computes used for coding, and the benefits might surprise you.
We cover why anti-virus software costs so much and help you decide whether or not purchasing this software is the right choice for you.
Like us, computers have to age. We will explain what happens during this process and why computers generally tend to slow down with time.
The amount of RAM is an essential factor for our computers to deliver excellent performance. But why do they only arrive in powers of 2?
Whenever there are supply issues, some sleazy types dive in to take advantage of people. We will explain GPU scalping and why these people need to be exposed.
It gets a little confusing when it comes to all of the licensing aspects of Windows. But we will show you how best to handle your Windows installation when upgrading or replacing your CPU.
We make the features between the Pro and Education versions of Windows transparent, so you can choose which one is best for your needs without the need for concern about whether or not you made the right choice.
There is a common perception that Windows is expensive. However, once you understand more about the cost to Microsoft and the free upgrades they have offered, you will be able to justify the price after reading this blog post.
Windows 7 is becoming rather old and is currently unsupported by Microsoft. However, some still wonder if they can use their computer with Windows 7 to game with. We help you understand all the aspects when attempting this.
Being able to use a Windows key on a different machine can offer better flexibility when deciding on your primary computer. This article will help you discover more about using your laptop’s Windows key on a desktop computer.
Coding is very commonly used in Windows. But we will go over the aspects of Windows 10 as to why it’s great for coding and why you should use it instead of older versions of Windows.
We all know that MAC OS does an excellent job protecting your privacy. However, installing third-party software can level out the playing field when comparing Windows and MAC OS. By reading this article, you will understand both operating systems and their relative privacy aspects a little better.
Microsoft Windows is a very well-rounded operating system. Therefore, any shortcomings in gaming usually involve certain hardware limitations. Read more to learn more about how Windows 10 Education is excellent for gaming.
Running unactivated copies of Windows is not recommended for various obvious reasons. So we have decided to share a list of our top reasons to activate Windows and avoid these uncomfortable annoyances.
Windows 10 is a result of many years of refinement from Microsoft. Windows 10 is clearly easy enough to use, but we present our view about how Windows 10 is easy enough to use despite the added and improved features compared to that of Windows 7.
Windows keys can be bought from so many vendors these days. This article aims to provide you with some of the best options to buy Windows product keys safely and as cost-effective as possible.
A lot of people that use computers only do so at night. That’s where night light mode comes in. See how this feature can be your next best friend if you prefer working until the crack of dawn.
As with any operating system, running more than one program is a normal thing to do. However, switching between them has never been easier with Windows. Let us show you how.
There are so many Bluetooth devices that we can connect to our computers. Here is how you can turn Bluetooth off or on again.
There are several vital parts of a computer with essential functions. Learn about what they are so you know the critical components of a computer.
Contextual menus are a must with today’s computing requirements for screen real estate. Learn all about them and how to use them.
If you’ve used Photoshop or any other design program, you’ll know that being able to install fonts in Windows is a necessary skill. Here is how to install fonts quickly and easily.
Showing hidden files or folders can be very handy when needing to navigate around specific Windows system files. Here is how you can quickly enable viewing such files or folders.
The run command box is one of the most valuable utilities built into Windows. You can use it to run anything on your computer from a simple command. Here is how to use it.
The Task Manager is a universal tool to help fix various problems or manage programs currently running on your system. Here’s how to open and use it.
The Settings app has become the primary means of performing system changes or settings to alter the behavior of Windows. Learn how to open it and gain access to a multitude of powerful tools.
As the Control Panel is being phased out, it still remains the preferred choice for altering system settings compared to the Settings app for veteran computer users. Here is how to open it.
The Start Menu hosts all the applications installed on your machine, allowing quick access to launching programs you want to open. Here is how to open the Start Menu.
Sometimes we need to run programs with elevated privileges. When you need to do this, running a program as the administrator solves many issues for specific programs to perform their function comprehensively.
The File Explorer will probably be the most commonly used program in Windows that you will ever use. So here is how you open it.
RAR Files have better compression compared to that of ZIP files. Unfortunately, you need a third-party program to extract them. Here is what you need to work with them.
File types can accidentally be altered. Sometimes creating a new file demands that you change the type to whatever you specifically need. Here is how you can change file types with ease.
Files or folders require specific properties to be set against them so that Windows knows how to treat them. So, here is how you can change all the file attributes to suit how you want Windows to handle them.
Here is how you can quickly find files or folders using Windows search in the Windows Explorer utility.
Text files are so commonly used across multiple device platforms. Here is how to create and edit your own files to use anywhere you like.
Zip files are handy for lowering the size of files and keeping them in one place. It’s great for backing up or moving around. Here is how you create and extract from Zip files.
Renaming files and folders are one of the first and most necessary computing skills you will ever need. Learn the easy method to rename files or folders anywhere in Windows.