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Driver Errors, Quick SolutionsDriver errors are the bane of many Windows users, and if you haven’t come up against one yet you should count yourself lucky. Not only do faulty drivers lead to crashes, out-of-date drivers can drag down your performance. But it is not easy to identify the driver that is the cause of an error message …

Category: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: D826

Encryption in the CloudOnline services such as Microsoft’s OneDrive, Dropbox or Google Drive are booming in popularity. You can use them to store your documents, photos and other files, which are saved in the cloud and available from anywhere in the world over the Internet. The problem is, you’re effectively saving your important data on someone else’s computer, …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: E300

Optimise Windows StartupIf you find that your computer seems to take forever to boot up, then you need to take steps to get your computer running back at the speed it should. Usually it isn’t necessary to upgrade your hardware or even your whole PC. With a few tweaks here and there, you can easily get your …

Category: Optimisation
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: O671

Questions and AnswersHere are the Questions and Answers from update 5/2018. Featured in this article .NET Framework Cleanup Tool Secunia Personal Software Inspector …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems:
Reference: QA518

Tips and NewsHere are the Tips and News from update 5/2018. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN518

Top 5 ToolsHere are the top 5 tools from update 5/2018. Featured in this article SoundSwitch PowerFolder CPU-Z G1 Combofix Snipaste …

Category: Top 10
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TT518

Virus Elimination with Windows DefenderYou soon find out when an email link or website that appears harmless is anything but. One wrong click and your PC becomes infected. When that happens you need to keep a cool head and quickly clean your system, before the infection can download further malware or spread to other PCs on your network. Microsoft …

Category: Internet & Security, Optimisation, Uncategorized
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: V501

Windows: Your Annual Maintenance ScheduleIt’s good practice to give your computer a full overhaul every year, in a similar way to the annual service that your car has to make sure it runs at top performance, and any problems are fixed before they get out of hand. With the right settings for your Windows system and applications, you can …

Category: Basics, Optimisation
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W597

Windows: Install a Second Operating SystemDo you have an old and much loved application that ran on Windows XP or Windows 7, but which will no longer work on Windows 10? Or do you want to try out a new operating system like Windows 10, without having to give up access to your trusty Windows 7 system? Perhaps you’d like …

Category: Installation & Setup
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W651