Category Archives: Windows

How to remove bloatware from your Windows 10 PC

Bloatware is pre-installed software (that may or may not be malicious) that typically requires an unwarranted amount of disk space, slowing down your computer and exposing you to more cybersecurity risks. Superfish In mid-2014, Lenovo users noticed that something was awry with their web browsers: banner ads were breaking webpage layouts and pop-ups were making […]

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FAQs about bloatware and how to remove them

Ever powered up a brand new laptop straight out of the box and realized that there are already a ton of apps installed that you know you’ll never use? That’s bloatware, and it’s a regular occurrence when purchasing new computers. Superfish In mid-2014, Lenovo users noticed that something was awry with their web browsers: banner […]

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What is bloatware, and how can you remove it?

Bloatware is software that nobody asked for but is on your computer, taking up valuable space. These software apps come with your hardware pre-installed, and very often, it isn’t always apparent how to delete them properly. Superfish In mid-2014, Lenovo users noticed that something was awry with their web browsers: banner ads were breaking webpage […]

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Microsoft adjusts how Windows 10 is updated

Having problems with your Windows 10 updates? Perhaps they’re incompatible with your latest driver update. To prevent such issues from happening, Microsoft has changed the Windows 10 update system. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software that allows your computer’s OS to communicate with […]

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Changes in Windows 10 update process

Windows 10 users receive regular security and feature updates for the operating system. But when such patches coincide with driver updates from Microsoft’s hardware partners, Windows 10 experiences compatibility problems. Here’s how Microsoft is addressing the issue. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software […]

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Microsoft changes how it updates Windows 10

Before, whenever Microsoft’s hardware partners released updates on their drivers, those updates caused multiple problems for Windows 10 users. To resolve that, Microsoft revised the way it updates Windows 10. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software that allows your computer’s OS to communicate […]

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This malware can easily slip through Windows 10 security

Sophos researchers are warning Windows 10 users about a new type of malware that can disable and bypass computers’ security software. Known as Snatch, this ransomware is comprised of a collection of tools, including a separate data stealer. Designed to target businesses, this ransomware forces your Windows PC to reboot in Safe Mode to prevent […]

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