Force quitting an application or program is something every computer user will need to do at some stage. We will show you how to do it with minimal effort.
Sleep mode is a handy feature, no doubt. But it can be a little concerning when your computer is sent into sleep mode, and the fans proceed to do their thing. We will show you how to fix the problem.
We all like our desktop environment a certain way. But it can become a little frustrating when Windows comes along and changes things. We will show you how to prevent this from happening to you.
Here we dive into why Windows might automatically lock you out, forcing you to log back in. We will share some fixes to help avoid this in the future.
Sometimes files or folders become locked and unable to be altered in any way, even when trying to delete them. We will run through some fixes for you so that you can get rid of any file or folder.
RAM is a precious commodity when it comes to a smooth-performing PC. We will show you how to reduce memory usage so you can put the memory to good use.
Power supplies are considered one of the most critical components inside a computer. After all, nothing runs without power. We explain why a PSU can overheat so you can keep a healthy, cool-running power supply to help extend the lifespan of your PC.
We need every bit of processing power when it comes to gaming. So, find out why your CPU is experiencing speed drops when you are busy gaming.
There are so many computers that come in a variety of different forms. But how do you identify if it’s a high-end or low-end machine you are looking at? We will show you how to know.
We are creatures of habit. So knowing where things are on your desktop is a common requirement. Yet Windows seems to sometimes throw us a curveball by re-arranging everything. We will show you how to prevent this from happening.
Sleep mode is incredibly handy and convenient. But what do we do when we can’t get our computer to wake up? Read how you can fix this problem the easy way.
Having more than one screen is handy for all walks of computer users. But when we game, why does it sometimes minimize when having a second screen hooked up? We cover that and more.
Microsoft has a long-standing reputation for helping students gain an advantage when seeking out their products. With Windows Education, this becomes even more clear, and we help students understand how they can get Windows for free.
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.
Notepad is one of the most commonly used apps in any operating system. We show you how to open Notepad in Windows 11, so you can always have quick access to this important piece of software.
Graphics card sagging has become more prevalent in recent years as the cards have become heavier and more performance orientated. We show you some common solutions to avoid sagging or fix a card that has started to sag before further damage occurs.
This is probably the worst nightmare ever to happen to anyone working on a computer. See how you can try and salvage a CPU whose pin has broken off.
Component compatibility is the most important thing when building a new computer. The same goes for PC repair too. We help you understand all the pitfalls and what to check when replacing or purchasing new hardware for a system.
When performing repairs or fresh installs, having a Windows installation on USB is necessary. Follow this article to get Windows onto a USB drive so you can perform the required task needed to get your computer up and running with Windows.
Navigating the market for computer parts and become daunting. This article will help you work out the right way to sell a gaming PC.
While Windows search has come a long way, it’s still not one of Window’s best features. We explain how you can make some changes to improve the search experience.
If you initially opted to use a pin to log in to Windows but now want a different way, like using a password instead, we will show you how to do this in an easy step-by-step fashion.
Ethernet connections are not always available when trying to set up your gaming PC. So, adding WiFi to a desktop computer can be very convenient. Although it’s not recommended, we show you the easiest ways to get your gaming PC hooked up to WiFi.
Windows makes adjusting your power settings even more granular and flexible than ever before. Find out ways you can perform tweaks and how to accomplish these adjustments.
Sometimes upgrading a motherboard doesn’t require other components to be replaced. The hard drive is one example. We discuss whether or not you need to replace your hard drive when replacing your motherboard to help you decide.
The thermal paste goes hard and doesn’t conduct heat after some time. We show you how to replace the thermal paste on your graphics card to keep it performing correctly, retain longevity, and deliver a stable output.
Fans are so important for cooling. Sometimes adding more helps with cooling and maintaining a more stable computer under larger workloads. Find out how you can add more fans to your system quickly and easily.
Configuring the fans in your computers the proper way is paramount. It is just as important, or even more important than the number of fans you add. Follow our article that shows you the correct procedures to configure your airflow inside your system.
There are many applications requiring the installation of Windows without an internet connection. But you will need the installation files first. Read more to understand how it all comes together.
There will come a time when you need to transport your computer for whatever reason it is for changing living locations. Here is how to prepare your computer the right way and how you should place it in a vehicle.
As you know, a battery makes a laptop a very attractive computing device for a variety of different needs. We explain the best practices to keep your laptop battery lasting for as long as possible.
After some time, Windows can feel a little sluggish. So here is how to speed up and maintain Windows to be the fastest version of itself running on your hardware.
The pagefile or virtual memory is an important feature to help keep our computer running optimally. Learn how to set it correctly to ensure the best performance from your operating system.
Here are some valuable and practical ways to reduce the heat in your laptop. These methods can save your hardware from overheating and prolong the life expectancy of the internal hardware.
Learn how to make your computer quieter by paying attention to certain parts inside the computer. Get your system running quieter in no time by following this informative article.
Keeping your computer clean and avoiding a build-up of dust inside relieves you from doing more frequent cleaning maintenance. Here are some handy tips to keep your computer cleaner for longer and clean the inside of your computer more thoroughly.
It is often an overlooked problem. You think that your graphics card fans are doing their job, only to find strange things happing when you game. It is a strong possibility that your graphics card fans aren’t spinning up fast enough when under load.
The Device Manager is a must-have for diagnosing and improving the hardware connectivity with Windows. In here, you can change or install drivers required for hardware components to work in Windows.
Sometimes turning on a computer isn’t as easy as simply pressing a button. Here are all the things to check so you can turn a computer on without any complications.
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