Knowing if your CPU cooler is mounted properly is one of the most important checks to carry out before using a computer. We will show you what to look out for and more.
The expected lifespan of thermal paste varies from different manufacturers. In this post, we will share our thoughts on how you can maximize the shelf life of your thermal paste.
We will show you how to stop Windows from updating your graphics card drivers automatically if you require a specific graphics card driver version to keep specific requirements met.
After creating installation media, you discover that the installation process for Windows 10 is prolonged beyond a reasonable timeframe. We will cover the most common causes of this.
Computer fans are a must when it comes to keeping our PCs cool. Here we will discuss how you can fix fans that rattle and some,e common causes.
Unlike laptops, desktop computers don’t usually come with WiFi built into it. We talk about how you can convert your desktop computer to WiFi to save yourself the trouble of relying on an ethernet cable.
Gaming laptops have considerable demands for power to deliver better performance for games even though laptops have such limited room inside. We will talk about how you can make your game laptop run for longer by saving on battery usage where you can.
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.
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.
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.
Sometimes passwords and usernames change with certain online accounts. This blog post discusses what to do when you face this problem with Firefox and how to edit this vital information.
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.
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.
Optimizing the airflow in your PC is paramount in keeping it reliable. Adding a bunch of fans doesn’t always help. We show you the best way that actually works!
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.
Sometimes your computer can become infected by unwanted malicious software. Unfortunately, this software can do more than simply wreak havoc on your system. It can also send automated queries without your knowledge anywhere across the internet. Learn how to put an end to this right away.
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.
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.
Some video formats are not compatible straight out the gate with Windows media players. However, by installing a codec shown here, you can play any video format without any problems.
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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