How To: Turn your Windows 8.1 Device into a Wi-Fi Access Point

Microsoft has allowed its Windows users to create ad hoc wireless connections between PCs in the previous versions of the operating system. These connections can be used, in order to create a wireless network that will consist of many computers and you can also use the Internet connection of...

Best uTorrent alternatives for Windows

I really loved uTorrent back in its infancy, when it was ultra lightweight, despite the fact I only used occasionally.  However, things started to change for the worse ever since BitTorrent. Inc. acquired it and I see more and more folks searching for reliable uTorrent alternatives for Windows. Despite the...

How To: Stop Windows 10 from uploading updates to other computers

Windows 10 has a controversial new feature called Windows Update Delivery Optimization. Of course, it is most definitely not the only controversial feature. Its purpose is to ensure a flawless delivery of system updates and besides Microsoft servers, it also relies on users' computers to push these updates to...

How To: Install & Use the Telnet Client in Windows 7 and 8.1

Telnet is a text-based network protocol, which allows you to gain access to remote computers over TCP/IP networks. It was created in 1968. This protocol was very popular, until the Internet broadband has started to rise. Nowadays, you will see only a few people around the world, who are...

[Guide] Find out who’s connected to your WiFi network

Modern routers provide strong security through the latest encryption algorithms but it's also up to you to choose a strong password. Regardless of your password strength it's always a good idea to find out who's connected to your WiFi network. If you spot any unknown devices, it's worth changing...

[Tip] Check supported WiFi speed of your wireless adapter in Windows 10

You might have a powerful internet connection but if you're connected via WiFi, it's only as powerful as your wireless adapter is. It's always a good idea to check supported WiFi speed of your wireless adapter, even if you're currently happy with your connection speed. This way you can ensure...
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How To: Monitor your network usage in Windows 10

People who are subscribed to limited data plans are always looking at how much data they have used, keeping track of each and every single application so that they know when they are about to reach their plan’s limit. Others, like me, monitor network usage simply for the sake...

[Guide] Enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

It is now possible to enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. In case you were wondering this option lowers the round-trip delay and the latency in the start of the data transmissions as it opens successive TCP connections faster between clients and servers. I'm not going...

[Guide] Stop apps from accessing the Camera in Windows 10

The majority of modern laptops, tablets, and hybrid devices are equipped with a camera. The Windows 10 stock Camera app provides basic functions for image and video capture, as well as for all apps which might need to use your computer's camera. However, it's a good idea to know...

How To: Export Windows Firewall Policy in Windows 10

The Windows Firewall might be considered basic since it's built into the Windows operating system. However, it relies on many advanced features but at the same time it works out of the box, so users don't need to perform any kind of configuration unless they want to. A useful...

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How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide...