By default, Microsoft only allows us to change the Windows 7 language on the expensive Windows 7 Ultimate / Enterprise editions. However, there is a simple trick that allows us to do a Windows 7 language change in Home Premium and Professional versions. In this guide, we will use Microsoft's language files and the free Vistalizator...
The mouse and keyboard are the standard input devices for controlling PC games. However, the experience of some games is even better if we use a gamepad. Should we already own a PlayStation console, we can use its DualShock controller on Windows. Read below how to connect your PS3 or PS4 controller on PC.
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 7 installation USB or DVD,...
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 System Repair Disc on Windows,...
When we purchase a Windows license, what we actually buy is the unique 25-digit Windows product key. This product key is essential if we need to reinstall Windows or transfer and activate Windows to another PC. Let's see all the different ways about how to find the Windows product key in Windows 7, 8, or 10.
Software RAID 1, or "Mirroring", makes an exact copy of all the data between two disks. So, when one of the drives fails - because HDD failure is a matter of time - all data is safe on the other disk. Let's create a software RAID 1 in Windows 7.
There are many reasons that Windows won't load: corrupt system files, malware, or even a wrong driver can incapacitate our Windows installation. However, if the system and the hard disk hasn't completely failed, there are two smart ways to rescue all of our files when Windows won't load.
Windows throws a blue screen when there is a fatal error, severe enough that it is impossible for the operating system to recover without resetting the PC. There is a reason we refer to it as a Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). Let's see how to diagnose a blue screen.
Windows 10 isn't for everyone. Some of us prefer to keep the stable Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 we know and love, and might not upgrade at all. Let's see how to completely remove the Windows 10 Upgrade Icon from the Taskbar / Systray, and block it from reappearing.
There is a borderline conspiracy theory among novice Windows users - and some self-proclaimed "Experts" - that Windows Update slows down Windows and our system. According to them, we should not install Windows updates, ever. Could this have even a hint of truth? Let's take it to the test.