Computing

How to protect yourself from ransomware

May 25, 2017

Ransomware has been a growing trend for the past few years, it can hold your computer and your data hostage with the threat of losing your data for good unless the ransom demand is paid. It’s such a profitable scheme that experts say traditional cyber thieves are […]

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Fix missing system tray icons in Windows

April 27, 2017

When your network, volume, clock or other icons are missing from the system tray, returning them is easy and only takes few steps. Step 1: Back up the Registry or create restore point Click Start, type regedit.exe in the search box, and then press Enter. If you’re […]

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List of boot menu and BIOS keys by manufacturer

April 27, 2017

Easily find your boot menu option and system BIOS keys for all laptops and desktops. Below is a list of computer brands with their corresponding hot-keys. Apple Boot Keys Command + Option + P + R (PRAM and NVRAM Reset) Command + S (Boot into Single-User Mode) […]

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Remove old and corrupt Windows update files

April 12, 2017

Microsoft has just released its biggest update to Windows 10 yet. The Creators Update introduces lots of new features and general improvements. However, a big update like this requires a big download, and the installation files that Microsoft places on your system don’t get removed afterwards. Fortunately […]

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Disable Insecure Login Field Warning in Firefox

March 15, 2017

The new version of Mozilla Firefox web browser – version 52.0 has brought some new security enhancements. With the new release comes an insecure warning on any page that offers a login form over an HTTP connection instead of HTTPS. This is part of the industry-wide campaign […]

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Use Windows File History to Back Up Your Data

February 9, 2017

File History is a built-in tool that was first introduced in Windows 8 and it allows you to recover files you might have accidentally deleted, or restore a modified document to an earlier version. Windows 10 offers an improved version of the File History tool. Here’s a […]

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Fixing Microsoft Windows Update Issues

December 6, 2016

If an Microsoft windows update keeps trying to install and keeps coming up with errors, then this update repair tool from Microsoft may help. To automatically reset Windows Update components, run the appropriate Windows Update diagnostic, and then follow the on-screen instruction. If the above tool doesn’t […]

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You can still get Windows 10 for free

August 10, 2016

For the general public, the free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended on July 29. However, Microsoft has announced that it wants people who use assistive technologies to be able to still upgrade to use the new accessibility features in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update. To use this […]

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