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Action Center: Control Important SettingsAre you one of the responsible and safe Windows users? If so, you probably check your system for security gaps regularly, apply updates and new drivers, and much more. Doing this allows you to make sure that your PC remains stable and secure, but it requires a considerable amount of time to do it properly. …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8
Reference: A020

AntiVirus The Ultimate Virus Survival Guide Viruses and other malware infections are the biggest threat to the smooth running of your PC. The only way to be entirely sure that you are never infected with a virus is to never connect your PC to the Internet, and never insert any floppy disks, CD-ROMs or other media that could possibly carry …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP
Reference: A1

Anti-Hacker Tools to Protect Your PCAlmost every week we hear of another hacker that has been caught doing malicious damage to computer systems across the world. Today, its not just big corporations who are the targets of hackers, but ordinary PC owners who are also falling victim to viruses and spyware. Other malevolent computer programs, such as Trojan Horses can …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP
Reference: A10

ActiveX: The Top 10 Errors Almost all websites these days rely on ActiveX to function. Internet Explorer uses ActiveX objects to extend the basic static web with dynamic content such as animations and videos, and even run complex web-based applications via your browser. Unfortunately, ActiveX objects can also cause major Windows problems, since they are closely integrated with the …

Categories: Internet & Security, Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: A110

Anti-virus: Keep Your PC Infection-freeWith the growth of the Internet, there has been a massive surge in the number of types and quantity of malicious software designed to ruin your PC, steal your data or take over your PC to attack others. Alongside this, there has been an explosion in the number of companies selling anti-virus software and other …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP, Vista
Reference: A2

Access Setting up a DatabaseMicrosoft Access is a powerful database application which provides everything you need to store, search for and report on your data. You can use it to maintain a video or music collection, record your customers details and buying history or manage club memberships. In fact, you can use Access for absolutely anything which requires the …

Categories: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: XP
Reference: A3

Accessibility: Configure Your PC for Easier AccessWindows has always been a highly customisable operating system, but users with sight or mobility problems may find it difficult to perform certain tasks. Whether you are using XP or Vista, there are a range of accessibility options available that can be used to make your computer easier to use. Ranging from improving the visibility …

Categories: Installation & Setup
Operating Systems: XP, Vista
Reference: A4

All-in-one Device Problems Solved QuicklyAll-in-one devices are great value for money, since they combine a printer, scanner, copier and often a fax machine into a single device, either using laser or inkjet technology. Unfortunately, the installation process on Windows is not always so smooth and sometimes you will find that Windows doesn’t recognise a device, or throws up error …

Categories: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Reference: A400

All-in-one Device Error TroubleshootingWhy have your office cluttered with a printer, scanner and fax machine? These days, so-called all-in-one devices that combine printer, scanner and fax are so cheap, you may as well get a single device that does everything. Most all-in-one devices can be used as a photocopier too, meaning practically every office function you need is …

Categories: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: A401

Activation Problems Solved in SecondsFor many years, software has been protected against unlawful copying by the use of serial numbers. More recently, as serial numbers became easier to bypass, companies had to find new ways to protect their products Microsofts solution was to introduce product activation for Windows. This means that as well as supplying a valid serial number, …

Categories: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: A5

Anti-virus: Banish Malicious Software from Your PCThe millions of viruses loose on the Internet mean that PC security has never been more important. Although Microsoft have worked hard to plug up the gaps that made the original version of XP so virus-prone with the release of Service Pack 2 for XP and new security features in Vista and Windows 7 there …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: A6

Applications: Run Incompatible SoftwareThere are thousands of programs that have been produced for Windows but many of them pre-date Windows 10 and 8.1. However, with so much useful software still out there, just because a program wasn’t specifically designed for your version of Windows, doesn’t mean you can no longer use it. Nine times out of ten, an …

Categories: Installation & Setup, Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 8, 10
Reference: A650

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 …

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

Anti-virus: Eliminate Malicious Software for GoodMalicious software or malware is any type of program designed to allow someone else to take over your PC. Malware can range from viruses to Trojans to spyware. New types of infection are appearing all the time as hackers find new ways to attack Windows. You really can’t be complacent. Even if you don’t use …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: A7

ADSL Optimisation and TuningHave you ever wondered why your Internet connection slows down? Current ADSL broadband packages give download speeds from 2 Mbit/s to over 50 Mbit/s, meaning that you should always get quick downloads and smooth video playback. However, there are many things that can degrade your performance and slow down the connection. The solution is to …

Categories: Uncategorized
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: A800

AppTimer AppTimer is a tool for benchmarking an application’s start-up time. It can be useful when comparing the performance of different products on the same hardware, or comparing the performance of the same product on different hardware. Featured in this article TT313 Top 10 Tools …

Categories: Downloads, Optimisation & System, Top 10
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: AppTimer