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Thumbs.db and Desktop.ini, What are these files?

Usually, Thumbs.db and Desktop.ini files are not visible in the default Windows configuration. Automatically generated and managed by the operating system,Thumbs.db and Desktop.ini are hidden...
Recover unsaved Word file: How to

Recover unsaved Word file: How to

What to do when you realize you've lost a Word file or haven't saved the changes you were working on. One of the most annoying...
How to optimize SSD in Windows

How to optimize SSD in Windows

Truths and myths regarding SSD optimization in Windows. Replacing the old magnetomechanical hard disk with a brand new SSD is the best you can do...
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Pagefile.sys paging file: What it is for and how to manage it

If you encounter heavy read and write activity on your hard drive or SSD, this could be due to abnormal paging file usage. The paging...
Macrium Reflect, to clone hard drives to SSD for free

Macrium Reflect, to clone hard drives to SSD for free

How to use Macrium Reflect to clone your operating system from hard disk to SSD for free, even on smaller drives. Desktops and notebooks from...

Photo Viewer: How to choose and configure it in Windows

Which photo viewer to use in Windows? Settle for the built-in one by default or opt for another product? Windows offers by default a rather...

Default Gateway: What it is and How to set it up

The default gateway often coincides with the router used as an intermediary between the local and the Internet. In telecommunications networks, the default gateway is...
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Does using HijackThis still make sense?

If the computer has become slow, one of the aspects to ascertain is, first of all, that the system is free from malware and...
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Dual boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, How to do it...

Run Windows 10 in a dual boot with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 is an enterprise far from prohibitive. Windows's dual boot allows you to...
Jerky VLC, here's How to Fix

Jerky VLC, here’s How to Fix

LC certainly needs no introduction. It is one of the most widely used multimedia players on a global scale. In addition to being free...
How to Download Windows 10 Free US and Activate it in a few clicks

How to Download Windows 10 Free US and Activate it in a few clicks

In a few steps, we explain how to download Windows 10 in the US and activate the operating system almost for free with a...
HomeGroup, What it is and How to Delete it if not needed

HomeGroup, What it is and How to Delete it if not needed

To share files and folders, Windows provides several tools, including the functionality Home Group. Introduced with the launch of Windows 7, Homegroup allows you to...
Windows 10 Updates Blocked, How to Fix

Windows 10 Updates Blocked, How to Fix

With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft has decided to switch to a Software-as-a-service (SaaS) model (we are talking about the Windows-as-a-Service approach ). This...
Regedit and Registry: Guide to the most useful Aspects

Regedit and Registry: Guide to the most useful Aspects

A brief guide to using Regedit and the main features of the Windows registry. A difficult topic for many that we try to address...
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AppData: What the Folder is for and What information it Contains

What is the AppData folder, and what is its function: is it essential to create a backup copy of it, and when can it...

Windows 10, Automatic Login Without Password

When it comes to user accounts, Windows 10 continues on the same path traced by Windows 8, first and by Windows 8.1, then. Even the...
100% Disk with Windows 10 or Windows 8.1: How To Fix

100% Disk with Windows 10 or Windows 8.1: How To Fix

Many users complain about the 100% disk in Windows 10 or Windows 8.1: help to solve a problem that slows down even those systems...
Windows 7 Windows Update is Blocked - The Solution

Windows 7 Windows Update is Blocked – The Solution

With a worrying periodicity, the Windows Update service on Windows 7 seems to be malfunctioning. The search for updates is slow, very slow, so...
Windows 10 Quick Start: Pros and Cons

Windows 10 Quick Start: Pros and Cons

With Windows 10, Microsoft has improved an originally introduced feature along with Windows 8: Fast Startup. The Windows 10 Quick Start feature behaves a bit...
Black Screen When Windows Starts: How to Fix

Black Screen When Windows Starts: How to Fix

When Windows starts or when the desktop appears, the black screen is a rather common problem even for those who use the latest versions...