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Top 5 annoying practices of antivirus vendors

Do you remember the good old days when security vendors used to sell what you asked for? When you wanted to buy antivirus or a security suite, the vendor would sell you precisely that: an antivirus or a security suite. However, times have changed, and many companies do not do...

How to change the letter of any drive or partition, in Windows

Windows assigns drive letters for all the hard disk drives, solid-state drives, optical media units, removable drives and memory cards connected to your computer. Because the operating system does that on its own, you might be tempted to think that these drive letters cannot be...

9 ways to open the Disk Management tool in Windows (all versions)

All modern versions of Windows include the handy Disk Management utility. It allows you to create, resize and delete partitions as you want, directly from Windows. In this article, we show you all the methods we know for opening the Disk Management in Windows 10,...

What is SSD TRIM, why is it useful, and how to check whether it is turned on

In the last couple of years, solid state drives have increasingly gained popularity. It is also probable that you have read or at least heard someone else talking about how fast an SSD (Solid State Drive) is compared to traditional hard drives. If you are already using one or you...

What are libraries in Windows, and how to use them for organizing your files

Libraries are one of the most misunderstood and, at the same time, the most useful features in Windows. They can help users organize their files and folders efficiently. By using libraries, you can build a system so that you can always find what you want in seconds. Not only that,...

How to recover previous versions of your files and documents, using OneDrive

One of the coolest features of OneDrive is the fact that it keeps the version history of your synchronized files so that you can recover older versions when you need to. For example, you may be working on an Excel file with someone else, or you may work alone on it, but on...

Security for everyone - Review Kaspersky Free Antivirus

The market for free antivirus solutions includes many choices, but not many of them genuinely offer what they promise. Kaspersky is a newcomer on this market, and since last year, they have offered their antivirus engine for free, to anyone who wants to use it. It is distributed...

Reviewing Xiaomi Mi Router 3: The most beautiful affordable wireless router!

Xiaomi is famous for its smartphones and very few western users know that the company makes many other products, including a couple of wireless routers. We recently got our hands on a Xiaomi Mi Router 3. This WiFi router costs less than 40 USD, and it looks like a premium device....

8 ways to open the Folder Options window, in Windows (all versions)

Most Windows users rely on File Explorer (in Windows 10 or 8.1) or Windows Explorer (in Windows 7), to access and organize their files and folders. If you want to personalize how Explorer works, you must first open the Folder Options window, where you can...

Security for everyone - Review Webroot Internet Security Complete

Webroot is an IT company which specializes in creating and delivering security products that rely on cloud-based intelligence. That means that their security products are minimal, with little regarding system requirements, and rely on your internet connection to protect you. But do...

How to work with custom views in Event Viewer (all Windows versions)

Event Viewer is one of those tools in Windows that are hidden treasures. It can show logs about pretty much everything that happened on your computer, and it can help you troubleshoot any problems your computer might have. However, the information it shows can often be...

Fitbit Charge 2 review: One of the best fitness trackers money can buy!

Many fitness trackers tend to be bulky, with a lackluster design that is lacking in elegance. Fitbit is one of the companies that has understood this problem and their latest generation of devices tends to be better looking than their competitors'. Fitbit Charge 2 is one...

Security for everyone - Review Bitdefender Total Security

Bitdefender is one of the best antivirus developers in the world, and their security products have consistently offered users a great level of protection against all kinds of security threats. Their latest top security product for consumers - Bitdefender Total Security...

What are disk quotas and how to use them to limit the space of each user

If you are not the only person using your computer, you might want to limit the amount of storage space that every user can use. If you do that, you ensure that the storage space on a specific drive or partition is never filled up by only one user account. Everybody has their...