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Context Menu Tools to Work More EfficientlyThe right mouse button is one of the most important hardware features on your PC, since it gives access to the Windows pop-up menu, also called the context menu. Right-click on a file, a blank space, or another object and Windows displays a menu of options tailored to the thing you clicked on. In Explorer …

Category: Optimisation
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: C701

Checklist: Fix File AssignmentsHow to correctly configure file allocations on Windows. …

Category: Checklists
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: CL960

Explorer: Keep Folders Under Control Explorer is one of the most important programs on Windows. It is the main interface you use to browse and organise your files and folders and even execute applications, meaning that it is much more than just a file management tool. Explorer runs right at the heart of Windows, meaning that problems in Explorer …

Category: Optimisation
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: E801

Questions and AnswersHere you will find the Questions and Answers from Issue 7/17. …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA716

Startup Problems Resolved with a Clean BootMany of the problems that occur in Windows often have an incompatible or damaged program or driver at their root. By creating a clean boot environment, you can systematically track down the errors that are causing your PC to experience boot errors, by deactivating services, programs and drivers one at a time to check which …

Category: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: S611

Tips and News Here you will find the Tips and News from Issue 7/2017. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN717

Top 5 ToolsHere you will find the Top 5 Tools from Issue 7/2017. Featured in this article Portable Restore Point Creator CDBurnerXP Darik's Boot and Nuke PDF24 Creator SUPERAntiSpyware …

Category: Top 10
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TT717

Windows 10: Get Old Software Up and RunningMost older applications run on Windows 10 without any problems. However, many users still need to access important programs designed to run under Windows XP, and even in some cases Windows 98. Unfortunately, these programs refuse to run on Windows 10 systems and the operating system tells you that they aren’t suitable. There’s no need …

Category: Optimisation
Operating Systems: 10
Reference: W727

Windows 10: The Creators UpdateIt’s probably installed on your PC already: Microsoft are using the Windows Update service to push out the new Creators Update. However, unless you’re looking through your system thoroughly you can easily miss the new features that the Creators Update brings to your PC. You might only notice that an update takes a very long …

Category: Updates
Operating Systems: 10
Reference: W728

 

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