Recover Lost Files with Disk Drill for Mac

Have you ever been looking for a file and then realize you trashed it? If this has happened to you recently, you may be in luck. You can download Disk Drill from Cleverfiles Software for the Mac. Disk Drill can scan your hard drive drive for recently deleted files and can restore the lost files or […]

How to Find Out Information About Processes in the Windows Task Manager

The Windows Task Manager is a system utility included with all versions of Windows that allows you to view details about the applications that are running on your PC.  When looking at the Task Manager, you’ll probably see a long list of ambiguously named processes – so how do you know what those processes are? […]

How to Partition Your Hard Drive with Easeus Partition Master

Most hard drives come with multiple partitions – which can be thought of as individual hard drives within your main hard drive – to separate a hard drive into multiple sections.  Partitions are very useful if you want to separate your operating system from your documents (allows for easier OS reinstallation), and most manufacturers include […]

How to Enable Windows Remote Desktop

Remote Desktop is Microsoft’s built-in software that allows you to access a computer from any other computer via the internet.  Remotely accessing your computer can be a valuable resource if you need access to files and other information if you do not have physical access to the computer. Note: Remote Desktop access is only available […]

Fix: Windows Vista 64-bit Gets Blue Screen After Windows Updates

A recent Windows Update (KB973879) has been causing a “blue screen of death” (stop error) in many computers running Windows Vista 64-bit edition.  Many of the affected computers are HP Pavillion dv Series laptops (such as dv4 and dv6 models), but we have had reports of other manufactures having the same issues.  The problem occurs […]

Encrypt Your Data with BitLocker

Data security is more important than ever in modern times, so to help keep your files safe, Windows Vista (Enterprise and Ultimate editions), Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 include an encryption program called BitLocker. BitLocker is essentially a software encryption program that encrypts a drive in such a way that if credentials are not […]

Cleanup Your Computer With CCleaner

As a computer begins to age, many problems can arise such as slow startup, slow program execution and increased memory usage.  Many of these problems are caused by improper shutdowns, viruses, excess temporary files, and residual uninstall files. CCleaner is a free program, available at http://www.ccleaner.com, which will give your computer the thorough cleaning that […]

Windows Won’t Boot? Try The Recovery Console

It is all too easy for the Windows operating system to become damaged and render your computer unusable, stranding you from your critical applications and documents.  Events such as power outages, electrical surges, or even an improper shutdown can damage or corrupt important system files which may cause the operating system to fail when loading. […]