Software Archive

Five Tools for Defragmenting Your Hard Drive

If you want to defragment your hard drive, Windows has you covered. Microsoft’s operating system has been offering defragmentation tools for quite some now. That being said, there are plenty of third-party tools which offer features not found in the standard Windows package. In this post we take a

Password Managers – What They’re Good For And How to Use Them

We all know the “right” way to create and use passwords, but very few of us actually follow the guidelines. It’s important to come up with passwords which are hard (if not impossible) to guess, using lots of characters of different kinds; also, once you have this strong password,

5 Ways to Share Personal Data on Linux-Windows Dual Boot PCs

Many of you might be running both Linux and Windows on the same computer, using either one of the operating systems or the other depending on what you need. For whatever reason, you could be planning to switch to Linux completely, even removing Windows from your system altogether. One

How to Upgrade to Windows 10 And Take Settings And Apps with You

Windows 10 is finally here and you better be considering getting it! There are two ways you can go about this: either you install it from scratch, or you update your current version of the Microsoft operating system. In this post we’ll be guiding you through the updating process

Windows Administrator Account Guide

Ever since Windows Vista, the Windows Administrator account appears as disabled by default. It is different from user accounts that are administrator-level, however they are similar in that they offer the same privileges. So what should you do in this case? Will you ever have to use, or is

Tips to Make The Most Out of The New Gmail Features

Over the past year or so, Google has been gradually adding all sorts of features in order to make the experience of using Gmail as streamlined and pleasant as possible. Unlike third-party tools (there are quite a few of those as well!), these features are built into Gmail, so

Fastest Ways to Transfer Files Between PCs and Mobile Devices

Gone are the days when you had to go through the tedious job of splitting files and copying them onto physical discs in order to move them from one computer to another. Transferring files is as fast and easy today as it ever was, but even so there probably

Linkedin Career Opportunities

Social networking sites are a great place to raise your profile or, if you’ve already managed to make a name for yourself, boost it even further. At first glance, LinkedIn, with its focus on professional networking, seems to be different. But LinkedIn is much more than glorified résumé repository.

How to Clear Browser History

As you’re probably aware, your entire itinerary as you surf the web is recorded, i.e. saved to the cache on your computer. There are, however, a number of reasons you might want to clear that cache periodically. For one thing, all that data is saved on your hard drive,

How to Create a Boot Disk

A boot disk will allow you to boot off a diskette instead of your hard drive, as it normally happens. This can be used to solve various issues and errors, but can also be helpful if you want to load older MS-DOS games. Do not confuse this diskette with