System Recovery

Safe Mode
Tutorial
08.30.2016
If you've used Windows 10 for a while, you might have noticed that the "old ways" of booting into Safe Mode no longer work. By that, we mean trying things like pressing the F8 or Shift + F8 keys on your keyboard while booting. These methods stopped working in normal cases because the boot procedure...
Password
Tutorial
05.03.2016
If you created a password reset disk in Windows as soon as you set up your computer or device, it can be a lifesaver if you manage to forget your user account password later on. As you will see from this guide, using the Password Reset Wizard is very easy and anyone can reset their Windows password...
Android
Tutorial
05.03.2016
Do you need to sell your Android smartphone or tablet? Do you need to give it to someone else? If you do, then before you give your device to others, you should reset it to its default factory settings. What does this mean? Why should you do it? How should you do it? Read this guide to find the answ...
Password
Tutorial
04.26.2016
The human memory is fantastic. You can encode, store and retrieve information when needed very quickly but, unlike your computer's memory, it is not perfect. It lacks a basic feature: it doesn't have permanent storage. Unfortunately, passwords make no exceptions and you might be in a situation when...
Rescue disc
Misc
03.24.2016
Each and every Windows user should have a rescue disc nearby, stored in a glass box that says: “Break if your computer breaks!”. They are a very efficient way of troubleshooting the problems and issues your computer is having when it doesn’t want to start, when it starts but it does so with lots of...
Reset
Tutorial
01.05.2016
Do you own a smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile installed? It might be a new smartphone like Microsoft Lumia 550 or Microsoft Lumia 950 or an older one on which you installed the Windows 10 Mobile update. If you want to sell your smartphone to someone else or give it to another person as a gift, you...
Recovery drive
Tutorial
10.06.2015
Recovery drives are an essential weapon in case you run into problems with your PC. The tool that can make this happen in Windows 10 is called Recovery Media Creator and Microsoft has kept it almost the same as it was in its previous operating system: Windows 8.1. In this tutorial we will show you h...
Tutorial
08.06.2015
File History is an awesome tool included in all versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. It allows for easy automated backups of your data and it works with a number of devices on which data can be stored. As you will see from this guide, it is very easy to set up and use, because it needs very few r...
Tutorial
08.05.2015
In Windows 10, Microsoft has tried to improve the way you control system settings by introducing a redesigned, touch optimized, Settings app. The new Settings app seems to have an increasingly more important role in basic computer configuration and tweaking. One of its interesting improvements is re...
Tutorial
05.04.2015
There are certain situations where you need to backup your contacts or messages, like a system reset or switching to another Windows Phone. Windows Phone didn't have a built-in function that could restore your contacts and messages until now, when Microsoft released it in the form of a free applicat...
Tutorial
02.19.2015
When you have problems with your computer, Windows system files may become corrupted or go missing. This might be caused by all kinds of issues like sudden power drops, hardware malfunctions, a hard disk approaching its "death" and so on. If Windows reports that it cannot start because some of its f...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
01.15.2015
You can use system recovery tools to fix most of your computer problems. However, there are times when you'll need to address such issues in a manual way like, for example, when your computer won't boot. In these cases, you can use a tool named Bootrec.exe. It can help you troubleshoot and repair th...