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Free up space with Disk Cleanup tool

One of the first things you should do if your Windows desktop is running slow is to clean up the hard drive, and free up some disk space. One of the best ways to do this is through the Disk Cleanup tool which was created and designed as a convenient way to weed out old… Continue reading Free up space with Disk Cleanup tool

About Disk Cleanup tool

Did you know that computer performance can be hampered if you keep your hard disk packed with unnecessary files? One way to prevent this from happening is to use the Disk Cleanup tool. which removes old files that have been sitting in the hard disk drive for too long. These unused programs and files stop… Continue reading About Disk Cleanup tool

Using Disk Cleanup tool

Did you know that cleaning up your storage improves not only your computer’s performance but your productivity as well? While there are many ways you can do this, one of the most effective is to use the Disk Cleanup tool which clears up unwanted files. These unnecessary items might be eating your storage space and… Continue reading Using Disk Cleanup tool

Upgrading from XP – your options

In April, Microsoft took somewhat of a great leap forward and officially ended support for one of the most popular operating systems (OS) ever – Windows XP. If you use Windows XP, or have been reading tech blogs, you likely know about this and may even be considering upgrading. The problem is it can be… Continue reading Upgrading from XP – your options

Systems to upgrade to from XP

April 8 was an important day for Microsoft, as this was the day the tech giant pulled support for probably the most popular operating system (OS) in history – Windows XP. If your business uses Windows XP, you are likely already considering upgrading your systems. However, a common stumbling block to achieving this is deciding… Continue reading Systems to upgrade to from XP

Upgrading from XP – your choices

Microsoft has seen many important milestones, and back in April the tech giant celebrated yet another with the cessation of support of possibly the most popular operating system ever – Windows XP. If your business is still using systems with XP installed, it might be a good idea to upgrade. A common problem to face… Continue reading Upgrading from XP – your choices

What does Windows 8.1 update offer?

Windows is the most popular operating system used on desktop computers. It is now also used on mobile devices; the latest operating system, Windows 8.1 supports PCs and tablets. This OS was made available last year, following on from the introduction of Windows 8 in 2012 which introduced a whole new look, feel and usability… Continue reading What does Windows 8.1 update offer?

Windows 8.1 update: Now available!

Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system supports the traditional desktop but was designed to mainly improve the experience of tablet users. It was released in 2012 and received mixed reviews, especially as its new interface was so different from the look of the previous operating systems. The most noticeable change is the Start screen, which displays… Continue reading Windows 8.1 update: Now available!

What to expect with Windows 8.1 update

Windows 8.1 is the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system from Microsoft, following Windows 8 which was released in 2012. Unlike the older Windows OS versions, the Windows 8 operating system set a new trend where users were not taken straight to the desktop. Instead, the Start screen was displayed with various application tiles which… Continue reading What to expect with Windows 8.1 update

How to create keyboard shortcuts

No one can refute the benefits to be had in using keyboard shortcuts, especially those for Windows. Not only do they help you save time, but they make it easier to navigate your system. Did you know that Windows allows you to create shortcuts to open apps that are on your desktop? This quick tip… Continue reading How to create keyboard shortcuts