How To Control the bandwidth used for updates in Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you set up your PC so it can download and upload system updates from and to other Windows 10 machines via the Internet and local network connections. This makes it possible to get Windows updates faster and the Fall Creators update adds the option to control...

How To Remove Ransomware for Free from your PC

Ransomware is one of the scariest types of malware because it will either lock computer access or encrypt your files asking you to pay a fee if you want to get back your files and/or PC access. As intimidating as this may sound, it is possible to remove ransomware...

Open apps from unidentified developers on Mac OS X

Starting with Mac OS X Lion, Apple added a security feature called Gatekeeper that only lets us install apps from the Mac App Store. Obviously, the same feature doesn't let you open apps from unidentified developers on Mac OS X. While apps available in the Mac App Store adhere to...

How To Access a Locked Windows Account

Losing access to your main Windows account can be terribly frustrating - your apps, your settings, and so on - they're all there and setting up a new account just the way you want it is a time-consuming process. Luckily, there are multiple methods that allow you to access...

Find out why your Windows PC crashed

It can be very alarming when your Windows PC crashes, freezes or reboots itself. Chances are, the blue screen of death was displayed even if you might not have noticed. In order to find out why your Windows PC crashed, you will need to find the error details and...

Test your Internet speed from the command line

All major operating systems allow you to test your Internet speed from the command line. In fact, it's one of the quickest ways to do it. Yes, it's also possible to use a web browser instead, but using speedtest-cli is a nifty command that's worth knowing. Furthermore, it also lets...

Check who logged into your computer (and when)

Windows makes it easy to check who logged into a computer and when thanks to a feature called logon auditing. It tracks local and network logon events, and also shows which user account has logged on and at what time. Furthermore, logon auditing also monitors and displays logoff events. How to check...

How To Reverse Your Mouse Buttons for Left-handed Use

Most items and devices are designed for right-handed users, which means it can be tough to be left-handed. Even software is created for right-handed use, important UI elements being often placed on the right. If you're a lefty then you already know that all these minor annoyances can easily sum...

[Guide] Create a system repair disk in Windows 10

Windows 10 usually runs smoothly, but just like for any other OS, you can experience system crashes or even the inability to boot. Before manually troubleshooting anything, you might want to try the built-in system repair disk option. You can create a system repair disk in Windows 10 and keep...

6 Windows maintenance mistakes and how to fix them

Regardless how careful you are, you still need to perform some maintenance tasks for your Windows operating system at least once in a while. However, you might unknowingly make some common Windows maintenance mistakes. Things have changed with Windows 10, and other recent versions, so here's what you need to...

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Connect Gmail and Google Calendar to Cortana in Windows 10

Compared to its rivals from other platforms, Cortana is not yet on par. However, it keeps receiving useful features that have certainly set Microsoft's...

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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...