What’s the Difference between GPT and MBR disk and how to change format of HDD/SSD

GPT & MBR - what is it and how it works What's the Difference between GPT and MBR disk? GUID Partition Table, short for GPT (Globally Unique Identifie), is a standard for the layout of the partition table on a physical hard disk. Although it forms a part of the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) standard,... Continue Reading →

Phony “tech support” / “ransomware” popups and web pages removal – Windows PC

If you are seeing random a tech support pop-ups and asking you to call a phone number to fix your computer or Apple Mac OS X, then your machine is infected with an adware or a potentially unwanted program. (pictures) These Tech Support pop-ups are caused by an ad-supported extension for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome,... Continue Reading →

Don’t be a victim – what to do when you receive a call from “Microsoft tech support” offering to fix your PC

Microsoft phone scam: how it works The scammer calls you, and asks for you by name. They say they are a computer security expert from Microsoft (or another legitimate tech company or a Microsoft 'partner'). The 'security expert' is plausible and polite, but officious. They say that your PC or laptop has been infected with... Continue Reading →

What is a File Extension?

What are file extensions A file extension, or file name extension, is the letters immediately shown after the last period in a file name. For example, the file extension.txt has an extension of .txt. This extension allows the operating system to know what type of file it is and what program to run when you... Continue Reading →

Useful Computer Tips & Keyboard Shortcuts

Google Chrome 1. To open Chrome’s built-in task manager: Press Shift + Esc. Extremely useful when Chrome freezes. 2. To drag multiple tabs to a new window: Press Ctrl + Click on tabs you want to move. Do the same to move multiple tabs to an existing window. 3. To scroll horizontally: Press Shift + Scroll. Windows... Continue Reading →

Most Brilliant Hacks You Need To Know

If you think you've seen all the hacks at tricks? think again. lets start: 1 – Need to note down something quickly? Open a temporary notepad in your browser by typing “data:text/html, <html contenteditable>” into the address bar. (Remember to bookmark and rename it as Notepad.) 2 – Ambient music to boost your productivity: Believe me,... Continue Reading →

YouTube tips and tricks + bonus

YouTube is the third most visited page on the Internet which means you have probably visited the page in the past. These tips and tricks help make your experience more enjoyable and if possible, productive. Play and pause a video Press the spacebar or the 'k' key on your keyboard to play and pause a... Continue Reading →

Windows 10 Settings app

if you have installed Windows 10, you might have started exploring it already. Windows 10 comes with new opportunities for users to personalize it, according to their own preferences. In this post, we will take a bird-eye view at the settings offered by Windows 10. While Microsoft has always been offering a decent range of... Continue Reading →

How To Stop Windows 10 From Spying On You

Windows 10 is amazing. Windows 10 is fantastic. Windows 10 is glorious. Windows 10 is faster, smoother and more user-friendly than any Windows operating system that has come before it. Windows 10 is everything Windows 8 should have been, addressing nearly all of the major problems users had with Microsoft’s previous-generation platform in one fell... Continue Reading →

Create Bootable Windows 10 USB Flash Drive

Step 1: Download Windows 10 media creation tool for 32-bit machines | 64-bit machines. Step 2: Once downloaded, run the tool. When asked “What do you want to do?“, select the “Create installation media for another PC” and click “Next“. Step 3: Select the relevant language and Windows 1o version from the selection field. There’s also an option... Continue Reading →

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