The longer a PC runs without a shutdown or a reboot, the more cluttered it will get with data and temporary files on Windows caches. Several cleaning programs promise to get the job done, but we usually have to need to run them manually or have them constantly consume system
Startup programs use RAM and CPU power, and they can seriously slow down any version of Windows, especially if we are on a budget PC. What's worse, we don't need most of them running all the time. In fact, disabling startup apps is probably the fastest and easiest way to
There is no doubt that Photoshop is the best image editing software around. However, even though we can download Photoshop for free straight from Adobe, most of us won't take full advantage of it. In fact, we may not even understand how to properly use some of the basic tools.
Have you ever bought a game, only to realize after a few minutes of playing it that it sucks? (*cough* nomanssky *cough*) It is true that we can still find free demos for some games online, but that's not the case for all the game titles, and it's a dying
A Windows virtual machine allows us to run a complete Windows installation on Linux or Windows. It will have full support for Windows software, and can also recognize peripheral devices. In this guide, we will create a Windows virtual machine in Linux Mint, Ubuntu, and Windows, using both VirtualBox and the free VMware Workstation
A dual boot installation alongside Windows is one of the best ways to try a new operating system, whether it is a newer version of Windows or a Linux distribution. With dual boot, every time we start the PC, we will get to choose which OS we want to load. However,
For better of for worse, Windows 7 is currently the most popular PC OS in the world. Even if we have never done it before, it is easy to install Windows 7 on a desktop or laptop PC. In this guide, we will go through every step, from creating a Windows
A Windows System Repair Disc is a bootable CD/DVD/USB that contains useful utilities to help troubleshoot and repair a Windows installation - or, at the very least, save our files. It can be a lifesaver in case anything goes wrong with the operating system. Let's see how to create a
No version of Windows has faced so much scrutiny as Windows 10. But not every Windows 10 panic is substantiated. Yes, Microsoft is gathering an alarming amount of personal information. But will Windows 10 check for pirated games, and disable or remove them? No, it will not. Let's see why.
So, we created a Windows USB/DVD or prepared an installation medium for Linux. The next step to install or reinstall the operating system is selecting this medium to boot our PC. For some motherboards, this will be straightforward. For others, it might be a bit complicated. Here's how to change the