Tools Review

15 Windows Diagnostics Tools to Improve Your PC’s Health

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Diagnosing Windows is not only something IT analysts need to worry about. Anyone who owns a computer should be comfortable using Windows diagnostics tools to do basic troubleshooting. Believe it or not, you can fix most problems yourself if you have the right tools available and know how to use them. Diagnosing Windows problems doesn’t […]

4 Great Anonymous and Private Email Services

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Email is a wonderful invention, but it’s also become a bit of a burden. Sometimes you may want to send a message without revealing who you are. At other times, you might want to sign up for something online, without having to endure the subsequent barrage of spam messages. The good news is that there […]

Why You Shouldn’t Download CCleaner for Windows Anymore

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Often, when you talk to any computer-savvy technician (or family member) about how to protect your computer from viruses or malware, they’ll tell you that you should install a collection of apps to keep your PC safe. These apps usually include antivirus software, anti-malware desktop and browser apps, and inevitably they’ll also suggest CCleaner. CCleaner […]

Best Free Team Chat Software for Windows 10

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There’s an abundance of free team chat software for Windows 10, but if you are working with a team, you’ll need to settle with just one. In this article, we take a look at the best options available and share why each option may be useful for you and your team based projects. Keep in […]

Best Programs to Add New Functionality to Windows 10

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Microsoft may try hard to make their operating system as functional and accessible as possible, but it’s easy to look over the small details. You may be surprised at just how much new functionality you can add to Windows 10 by using third party programs. In this article, we have listed some of the best […]

Restore Lost Files in Windows with Shadow Explorer

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These days it’s pretty hard to lose data with ubiquitous cloud storage and extra-reliable storage media. However, sometimes things do go very, very wrong. Perhaps it’s a ransomware attack or an purposeful deletion by an angry relative. Regardless of why your files are now gone, there’s a clever feature in Windows (since Vista) that might […]

Best Free Online Markdown Editors

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Looking for the best free online Markdown editors available on the web? We’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ve hand picked the best options currently available. We have focused on three main areas – ease of use, functionality, and the ability to save your edited files for later use. And, of course, all Markdown […]

4 Great Online Image Compressors and Optimizers

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With Full HD screens now a working minimum standard and even cheap smartphones packing at least five megapixel cameras, it’s easy to forget how much image size matters on the web. When someone creates a website, it’s incredibly important to take bandwidth into account. While one large, high-resolution image might not pose a problem to […]

How to Check if Your CPU Temperature is Too High

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Worried about whether your CPU temperature is too high? This issue will normally only come up if you are trying to overclock your processor. If you’re a computer geek and know how to overclock anything on your computer, you probably don’t have to read this article. However, with more users opting to purchase custom PCs […]

99 of the Best Windows Freeware Programs You May Not Know Of

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Due to the popularity of my previous article on Help Desk Geek entitled 99 ways to make your computer blazingly fast, I’ve decided to write another list post with 99 items, but this time on Windows freeware programs that you may have not heard of. If you search for “best freeware programs” or “top freeware […]