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Applications: Run Old Software on Your PCThere are thousands of programs that have been produced for Windows but many of them pre-date Windows 10. You might have paid a lot of money for a very useful program, only to find that it no longer works properly on your Windows 10 system. However, with so much useful software still out there, just …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: A651

BcdEdit: Boot Problem SolutionsOn Windows XP, you could change the boot menu and configure the process simply by editing the BOOT.INI file. This was especially useful if you had a multiboot system, and needed to quickly change the options displayed in the menu when you start up your PC. With the introduction of Windows 7, everything changed, and …

Category: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: B102

Checklist: Protect Your Devices when TravellingSafeguard the loss of your laptop or other mobile device when you are travelling. Don’t risk losing your valuable data. With my four security rules, nothing can go wrong when you’re on the road. …

Category: Checklists
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: CL849

Hard Drive: Essential MaintenanceThe hard drive inside your PC is extremely important. It contains Windows itself, plus all of your data and programs. If your hard drive crashes, often your only option is to replace it, then re-install Windows and recover your important data from a backup, if you have one. If you don’t have a backup, in …

Category: Hardware
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: H606

Questions and AnswersHere are the Questions and Answers from update 7/2018. …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA718

Security Errors Putting Your PC at RiskIf someone repeats an incorrect statement enough times, eventually people will start to think that it’s true. That’s definitely the case on the Internet, where I come across websites that contain incorrect security advice all of the time, and which really make me worried. Statements such as ‘my firewall protects me from hackers’ are wrong, …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: S478

Tips and NewsHere are the Tips and News from update 7/2018. Featured in this article Unlocker …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN718

Top 5 ToolsHere are the top 5 tools from update 7/2018. Featured in this article WinUtilities Restore Point Creator Windows Log Inspector DeadPix Portable CSearcher …

Category: Top 10
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TT718

USB External Device TroubleshootingUSB is like a breath of fresh air if you remember configuring hardware devices that used the serial or parallel port. You needed the right cables, the right drivers and the right port settings followed by several re-boots – and then there was no guarantee it would work. USB changed all that. Now you can …

Category: Hardware
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: U502

Windows 10 Update Repair StepsSometimes Windows 10 users encounter real dilemmas: you have discovered an error on Windows 10 which is apparently solved with the next update – but Windows blocks any attempts to install the update. Or maybe you are waiting to install the latest Windows 10 version, such as the April 2018 Update, but Windows interrupts the …

Category: Updates
Operating Systems: 10
Reference: W738