Should You Upgrade to Windows 8?

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Over the past few months, we’ve covered a significant amount of tips and hints regarding Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8. However, we’ve yet to mention any tips regarding whether […]

Unable to Boot Windows with External Hard Drive Attached?

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I recently purchased a 2TB Western Digital My Book and connected it up to my Windows PC at home. Everything was working great until I decided to restart the computer. […]

Can’t Change Date and Time in Windows?

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I recently ran into a problem on one of my Windows machines where I could not change the date and time. Every time I clicked on the Change Date and […]

Blue Screen of Death BSOD Restarts Too Fast in Windows?

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I recently got a blue screen of death (BSOD) error on a Windows computer. However, upon restarting the computer and adjusting BIOS settings, the BSOD error would still display, but […]

Add Shutdown and Restart to the Right-Click Context Menu in Windows 8

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In Windows 8, now that the Start Menu is now gone and replaced by the Start Screen and Charms bar. This means that if you want to restart your computer, […]

Fix Windows 8/10 “We weren’t able to connect to the Store” Error

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I have loaded Windows 8/10 on a couple of home PCs and I’ve been running into occasional issues here and there. Recently, I tried to open the Windows Store and […]

Remove Windows.old Folder in Windows 8

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If you have upgraded Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 to Windows 8, you may find that you have a large Windows.old folder on your system. You can also […]

What is the System Reserved or EFI Partition in Windows?

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If you have ever installed Windows by yourself, you may have run into the situation where Windows setup tells you it’s going to create a System Reserved partition or EFI […]

What to Look for When Buying PC Speakers

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Computer speakers are one of those PC accessories that are almost essential and you can spend anywhere from $10.00 to $1,000.00 for quality PC speakers, depending on your budget. In […]

System Restore Points Missing in Windows?

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I recently ran into a problem where all my restore points in Windows were disappearing. If I created a system restore point and then restarted the PC, the restore point […]