CPU Processor Comparison – Intel Core i7 vs. i5 vs. i3 – Part 2

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This is part two in our Intel Core processor comparison. Check out Part I of the Intel i-series CPU Comparison. Here, we will be breaking down the top of the […]

Windows 7/10 Safe Mode – F8 Not Working?

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If you’ve been using Windows for a while, chances are you’ve had to boot into Safe Mode at one time or another. If not, chances are you’ve seen the option […]

CD or DVD Drive Won’t Eject or Open?

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In the past, we have written several posts on how to burn DVD’s, how to burn Windows 7/8/10 discs, and even some stuff on Blu-ray discs. However, we have yet […]

Where is the Sidebar in Windows 7?

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Some people loved it and some people hated it. Wherever you land on that spectrum, Microsoft introduced us to the Sidebar in Windows Vista. However, many users who upgraded to […]

Windows 7 Version Comparison – Home, Professional, Ultimate

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Trying to decide which version of Windows 7 you should get: Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate? It basically depends on your needs and what you are going to be using […]

Run VirtualBox from a USB Drive

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Running out of hard disk space because of the virtual machines you created for running other operating systems? There is a solution that does not require increasing your internal hard […]

Disable Aero Snap/Snap Assist in Windows 7/8/10

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Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft added Aero Snap, a part of the Aero Desktop experience not found in Windows Vista’s Aero Desktop. With Aero Snap, users can drag any window […]

Easily Add Programs to Windows 7 Startup Folders

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Starting with Windows 95, Microsoft made adding programs to the startup folder as easy as navigating to the folder in Windows Explorer and dragging shortcuts or programs directly into it. […]

Block File Downloads in Internet Explorer

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Although a somewhat drastic method of protecting your computer, Microsoft makes it possible to disable all downloads in Internet Explorer. There are several situations when disabling downloads in IE provides […]

Back Up a Directory in Linux using a Shell Script

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There are several options for backing up your data in Linux. You can use some freely available software programs, such as fwbackups and Sbackup. However, there is a simple method […]