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Hidden Power tricks for WindowsMany of the most powerful features that Windows has to offer are hidden from the user. These can often be shortcuts to a feature or utility that will allow you to use your computer more efficiently. Hidden features can also allow you to take more direct control over aspects of your PC, allowing you to …

Categories: Basics
Operating Systems: 98, me, 2000, XP
Reference: H10

Hardware Tuning with Power ToolsIf your PC is too slow, you can make it quicker by upgrading the hardware devices in your computer. However, such upgrades can be pricey, and there’s even the chance that the new components will not be compatible with your PC, or that you have to reconfigure the whole machine to make them work. A …

Categories: Hardware, Optimisation
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Reference: H100

Hard Disk: Troubleshooting Tips for Solving ProblemsYour hard disk is a critical component of your computer and one that the majority of people take for granted. Just imagine the pain of losing all your digital photos, important letters, or that book you had been working on for years. How would you feel knowing that you could have done something about it, …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: XP, Vista
Reference: H11

Hardware Optimisation for a Faster WindowsWindows depends on your hardware devices: they are the building blocks of your PC. So, if one or more of your devices are performing badly, your whole PC will suffer. Incorrect memory settings can drag down the performance of your whole Windows system and corrupt or out-of-date drivers can lead to random system crashes. That’s …

Categories: Optimisation
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Reference: H110

Hardware: Improve Windows Device StabilityInside every computer is a collection of hardware devices, and each of these has the potential to cause problems. This may mean that individual components do not work properly, or even at all, but it may also mean that the performance of the system as a whole is affected. There is a lot that can …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: 2000, XP, Vista
Reference: H12

Hardware: Check Device Life ExpectancyIf your laptop or PC is a few years old, you may start to wonder how long the hardware is going to last for. When hard drive problems occur because the device is worn out, or you have a faulty processor or battery on your laptop, you could potentially lose a lot of important data, …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: H120

Hardware: Discover Your PCs Hidden SecretsIf youve ever looked at the internal components of your computer, then youll know that its relatively easy to identify the main hardware devices such as the hard disk, graphics card, CPU, and so forth. However, when it comes to finding out who made a particular device, then visual inspection can result in a red …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: H13

Hardware Tuning for a Faster PCAccording to the PC manufacturers, you should buy a new computer every 2 years. However, even if your PC starts to act up and run slowly, and you’ve exhausted all the tuning possibilities in Windows, you can still save money on that expensive new purchase. Just upgrading the problem hardware devices in your PC will …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Reference: H130

Hardware Tuning for a Free Performance BoostAdding new hardware to your system always comes at a cost, and there is also the risk that a driver will be incompatible with your current setup and you will need to reconfigure your whole system. However, with my tuning tricks you’ll be able to gain more performance without these worries. In order to get …

Categories: Optimisation & System
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: H135

Hardware Problems Solved QuicklyHardware problems can strike at any time. If you’re lucky, the affected device will simply stop working but, in the worst case, it could completely crash your PC or even prevent your system from starting up in the first place. What’s more, trying to find the cause of the problem can be tricky, especially if …

Categories: Hardware, Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: H140

Hardware: Fast Fixes for Hardware ProblemsFrom non-functioning devices, to STOP errors that can crash your whole PC, when hardware goes wrong in Windows, you know the problem is serious. Windows supports a vast range of hardware devices, far more than competitor desktop operating systems such as MacOS and Linux. Because of this there are far more things that can go …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: XP, Vista
Reference: H15

Hardware Tweaks for Performance and StabilityMost people are content to simply connect a hardware device to their system and, if it works, leave it well alone. By doing so, however, they are missing out on potential performance and stability upgrades that can be gained by tuning the device. By tweaking some of the hidden settings that Windows has, you can …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: H150

Hardware: Solve Tricky Device Problems with EaseA faulty printer, hard disk errors or random system crashes can all indicate that there is a problem with your PCs hardware. When things do go wrong with your PCs hardware devices it can be difficult to know what to do there are so many things that could potentially go wrong, getting to the bottom …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: 2000, XP, Vista
Reference: H16

Hard Disk: Overhaul Your PCs Key Data StoreIf theres one part of your computer that can go wrong, its your hard disk. Windows relies on it to function correctly and so taking the time to overhaul your hard disk will reduce the chances of losing your important data not to mention having to install Windows from scratch. In many ways, your hard …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: H17

Hardware: Crucial Fixes to Optimise Your PCThere are countless tips, tricks and tweaks that can be used to boost the performance of Windows, helping you to start your computer faster and enjoy a faster machine. But the vast majority of tweaks and tweak program only tackle performance from a software level. By approaching system optimisation from a hardware point of view, …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: H18

Hard Disk: Wipe Private Data for GoodIf youve got a stack of old hard disks just waiting to be sold, donated, or recycled, then youll want to make sure that theres no sensitive information remaining on them. To highlight the importance of this point, there have been many instances (particularly with eBay) where confidential information has been passed on without proper …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: H19

Hard Drive Backup the Professional WayWe are using computers to organise many aspects of our lives, and we rely on our PCs to save all sorts of important data such as our address book, email communications and financial records. With such a reliance on electronic data storage it has never been more important to make regular and effective backups, in …

Categories: Basics
Operating Systems: 98, me, 2000, XP
Reference: H2

Hardware: Digital Camera Errors Solved in a FlashThe modern digital camera has become more than just a gadget for taking pictures. Most now come with the ability to record video too, which is a handy feature if you want to take short movies without having to carry around a dedicated camcorder as well. Some high-end digital cameras also sport built-in GPS (Global …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: H20

Hardware: Upgrade Your CPU for a Low-cost Speed BoostIf you’ve been using your computer for a few years now, you may have already seen its performance dwindle as new software applications and games demand more from the hardware inside. This degradation in performance is also a problem if you upgrade your version of Windows. If you originally purchased your PC with Windows XP, …

Categories: Optimisation
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: H21

Hyperlinks Creating Interactive Office DocumentsAlthough most people are familiar with using hyperlinks to navigate the World Wide Web, you dont have to be on the Internet to use hyperlinks. They can also be used within Microsoft Office to organise and manage documents and spreadsheets more effectively: you can link to other documents and spreadsheets to make your documents interactive …

Categories: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 98, me, 2000, XP
Reference: H25

 

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