Windows 7, as it is, isn’t just an upgrade from the previous OS versions of Windows; it’s much more than that. There’s a lot under the hood to surprise even the worst Windows critics. As if that wasn’t enough, we have a string of cool applications and add-ons sprouting up. Here are some of the best.
While a lot of users are stuck with the eccentric and odd-behaving Vista, Microsoft has rolled out Windows 7. Now which one is better? Is Windows 7 really better than Vista? Can Windows 7 justify all the hype surrounding it?
Every Dollar Saved is a Dollar earned. We don’t even have a choice today, do we? The way our disposable income is plummeting, we would love to know how to save money while we can. But just how can we leverage the power of Internet to get the best of the prices out there? Read On:
The emphasis for better tools has never been stronger than it is today. The pressure to go green, the increasing need to telecommute, and, of course, the relentless thirst to get more out of your PC never seems to abate. TeamViewer is one of those nifty tools designed to get you just that.
Did you ever touch the registry? I wouldn’t do that even if my life depended on it. But still, sometimes, you just have to know. We can’t be relying on the IT folks all the time, can we? So how do we tweak the registry, at least from a security standpoint and remove stuff we don’t need? Read on:
Do you email? Of course you do. But then, do you which protocol your email uses? Which protocol do you think the email that you check off your free gmail, hotmail or yahoo account would follow? What about MS Outlook? Read on to know more about the various email protocols:
Windows Vista is one of the more popular OS out there. Computers are indispensible for most users throughout the world and what makes them so important is all the data that they can either store or process. Protecting this data is of vital importance and if you are on Vista, you have to read this.
Do you what the Windows Defender is? Should you, in the first place? How about the functions of a Task Manager Utility in Windows Vista? Do you what CHKDSK and IPCONFIG are? Here they are explained as briefly and easily as possible. Read on to know more:
Do you know what the event viewer is? How about event Logs? Why would you even need to know this? Windows Vista comes with pretty nifty set of tools which have a range of important uses. One such tool that comes with Windows Vista is the Event Viewer. So what exactly is it? Read on.
Who doesn’t know and use fonts? All of us do, don’t we? But there is a lot more to learn about fonts than what we seem to know – especially when it comes to XP and Vista. What do you think Fonts Raster is? What do you know about Font types? Outline Fonts? Read on to know more:
Do you like solving puzzles? Well, most of the puzzles out there are made such that can be solved. What if you made one that cannot be solved? Well, what if it is difficult to do so? Enter the world of cryptography which deals with a lot of things secretive. What is Cryptography? How does it work?
If you ever fired up your task manager, you’d have been stumped at what you find. Of all the things you will, a program named ” svchost.exe” could have caught your attention but rarely would you know exactly what it does. What is svchost.exe? What does it do? How did it come about? Read on :
Have computers been a mystery to you? Did you ever stop to think how is it that the computer is such an efficient machine? Say thanks to the CPU. So how does it work? What makes it tick? How is it that it is able to deliver so much? Read on to learn more:
RAM is important and we seem to have understood that. Your computer wouldn’t work without it and this fact alone makes it an inevitable and all-too important hardware element, but then, how much would you need? What is the adequate amount of memory you would require? Read on to know more
The Random Access Memory (RAM) is a crucial part of the computer and without that the CPU wouldn’t be able to do its job. Think of RAM as a constant companion to the CPU that assists it in doing all the rapid calculations, processing data and much more. How does it work? What is it really doing?
What happens when you switch on your computer? Why does it take so long to boot? What’s happening within the computer from the time you switched on to the time the Operating System is loaded? The BIOS chip is in action. See what it is and what it does, briefly.
Good enough is never good enough. “Having more” has an appeal “having enough” can never hope to compete against. Greed is universal — so is the case with our computing requirements. How much memory is good enough? No comments. We just need more, don’t we? So how do we add more memory? Read on: