How To Show File Extensions On Windows

How To Show File Extensions On WindowsIf you have Windows OS then you will not be able to see any of file extensions you use. That’s because Windows XP, 7, 8 or 10 don’t show file extensions by default. But to learn how to show file extensions on Windows, all you have to do is change a single setting. This way, no matter which version of Windows you are using, you can see the full extension of each file.Read the rest

5 Windows Folders and Files You Should Delete To Save Space

Tips For Saving Space On WindowsThe Windows operating system is one of the most popular and widely used in the world. Whether you are a fan or not, the Windows operating system is here to stay. But the truth is that Windows does have its share of problems. One of those is the many files and folders on Windows. While some are very useful to operate the system, there are many of them you don’t really need.Read the rest

7 Top Anti-Virus Programs For Free

7 Top Anti-Virus Programs For FreeLet’s face it. In this day and age of hackers running rampant on the web it is essential for everyone to do the best to protect themselves and their computers. Surfing the internet without an anti-virus or any kind of protection is not only crazy, it is outright dangerous. In fact, doing so can be compared to you leaving your home or apartment doors wide open – without any locks – and then going to work or on vacation.
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8 Ways To Reset Or Recover Your Lost Windows Password

8 Ways To Reset Or Recover Your Lost Windows Password
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We all forget or lose things once in awhile. Whether it’s a set of keys, money or phone, misplacing, losing or forgetting something important can drive one crazy. Even worse than losing or forgetting those things, is when you lose or forget your Windows password. After all, most of us work or use our computers all day for just about everything. That makes our Windows logon password extremely important.Read the rest

Get Your Own Personalized Windows Desktop Icons

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Nowadays, operating systems allow you to configure and personalize almost anything. You can make your work space look exactly how you like it, efficient and beautiful, or in an ordered chaos. Next different browser applications and the desktop background, you can modify start screens, folder behavior and even the mouse cursor and desktop icons of your programs.

The latter is what we will talk about today. Get one step closer to your completely personalized Windows computer by using your own, personal desktop icons.… Read the rest

Neat Windows Keyboard Hacks

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Navigating through Windows, your documents and the web has become more and more easy with every new discovery in web technology and computer handling. Yet, are you making full use of it all?

We have gathered some neat tricks and hacks you can use easily with either your keyboard or mouse. Use those shortcuts and tricks to become faster when browsing or to get rid of some unnecessary extra steps!… Read the rest

Easy Ways To Change File Associations In Windows

Easy Ways To Change File Associations In Windows
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It happens to all of us. We have all opened up a file while using Windows and it ends up opening up with the wrong program, or one that you do not really want to use. Just in case that has happened to you, here are several easy ways to change file associations in Windows. This tutorial covers Windows XP, Vista, 8, 7, and even Windows 10.Read the rest

Tips On Deleting Temporary Files On Windows XP or 7

Tips On Deleting Temporary Files On Windows XP or 7.
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We know. Windows XP and Windows 7 might be old, however, they are still the #1 and #2 most popular versions of Microsoft Windows used. The reason they continue to beat their replacement versions is largely due to them being more easier to manage and use by users. Still, there are certain problems when it comes to them storing a lot of space on your hard drives with temporary files you do not need.Read the rest

Windows Phone And Android – What’s The Difference?

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If you own a smartphone – and even if not – you know the endless discussions about the pros and cons of owning an iPhone or other iOS device compared to any device that runs with Android. However, those are not the only options you have! Next to Blackberry, Windows Phone is an operating system available for a number of mobile phones.

Whether it’s an option for you or not is your very own decision, however we want to point out the differences between Windows Phone and the Android OS, and hopefully this will not only get you some more knowledge, but also helps you in your decision process.… Read the rest

Document Files Microsoft Windows Programs can open

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In a former blog post we have looked at all kinds of media files that can be opened by programs that come with Microsoft Windows like the Movie Player or Photo Viewer. Today, our focus is on document and spreadsheet files that are native to the Microsoft Office Suit or can at least be opened by these Windows programs.

So, even when you are using another Open Source Office Suit, people using Microsoft Word or Excel may be able to open the native files you send them.… Read the rest