Security

What is an antivirus or a security suite? How do I choose a good security product? How to use my computers and devices in a secure manner?

How to change the Microsoft password: 2 different ways

Besides logging into Windows 10 PCs, you also use your Microsoft account password to connect on Xbox, Skype, Outlook, and OneDrive. Therefore, it’s a good idea to regularly change the Microsoft password in order to keep your data safe. If you suspect someone has gained access to...

3 ways to disable the Windows Registry

The Windows Registry is one of the most critical tools in Windows 10. As it can profoundly alter how your operating system works (or doesn’t work, for that matter), letting every user on your PC access it is not a good idea. If you don’t want others to be able to change...

Security for everyone – Review ESET Smart Security Premium

ESET develops many security products, both for consumers and businesses, from one of the friendliest antiviruses for home users, to large corporate security products designed to stop complex cyber-security attacks. Their most complete security solution for consumers is ESET Smart...

Security for everyone – Review ESET Internet Security

ESET is one of the world’s top security vendors, and many organizations have endorsed their products. Their most popular solution for consumers is ESET Internet Security. On top of the antivirus engine, firewall module, and web shield, it also bundles tools such as payment...

How to block Remote Desktop on your Windows PC

The Remote Desktop feature from Windows operating systems can be useful to many. However, it can also be a security concern, as hackers can take advantage of it in order to break into your computer. If someone with bad intentions manages that, he or she can get access to...

Security for everyone – ESET NOD32 Antivirus review

No matter what Windows version you’re using, it is essential to have an antivirus installed if you don’t want to become an easy victim of malware. Although you can do pretty well with Windows Defender, some antivirus engines are...

What is a Windows user group, and what does it do?

Security is essential in any digital environment, so to make it easier for users to manage permissions and other user accounts, Windows offers a useful feature called user groups. Although it may seem a bit intimidating at first, this feature is not that hard to understand...

How to log out of Facebook on any devices you’re logged into

Are you wondering how to log out of Facebook? If you can’t remember hitting the Facebook logout button after checking it from a friend’s PC or you suspect someone else is accessing your account, it’s easy to put your mind at ease. The popular social network offers an overview...

How to manage local users and groups in Windows 10 using lusrmgr.msc

Most people edit Windows 10 user accounts from the Settings app or the User Accounts section found in the Control Panel. However, there’s another way that gives you access to much more detailed information about the users and groups on your PC and the...

How to use the Show or hide updates tool to stop a Windows 10 update

Knowing how to stop a Windows 10 update with the “Show or hide updates” tool can save you a lot of trouble if an automatic download causes system instability or crashes. Microsoft developed the “Show or hide updates” tool to fix existing issues caused by...

How to change the bandwidth limits for Windows 10 updates

If you have a metered or slow internet connection, you probably hate the fact that a lot of data gets downloaded each month for Windows 10 updates and also how updates make your internet connection slower. Fortunately, newer versions of Windows 10 have a built-in feature called...

6 ways to change an account to Administrator and back in Windows 10

If you want to promote a trustworthy user or limit the permissions of a naughty one on your Windows 10 PC, there are several ways to change an account type from Standard to Administrator and the other way around. While a Standard account lets you access the...

Proxy vs. VPN: When to use a proxy server and when to use a VPN?

Both VPN (Virtual Private Networks) and proxy servers are designed to keep you anonymous on the internet. They can also help you access websites and services that are not available to everyone because of censorship or various restrictions. Proxies and VPNs each have their advantages...

How to add and use a VPN in Windows 10 (all you need to know)

VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, have become widely used tools that help people securely access a private network and share sensitive data through public networks. The main idea is that VPNs can generate virtual P2P (point-to-point) connections, or so-called encrypted tunnels, that...

6 ways to sign in to Windows 10

Most people sign into Windows 10 using their password or the PIN they’ve created for their user accounts. However, there are other ways in which you can log in to Windows 10. You can do it using your face, your fingerprint, or a security key, if your computer offers support for...

6 ways to add a local (non-Microsoft) user to Windows 10

There are times when you need to know how to add a non-Microsoft account to Windows 10. Microsoft accounts come with the advantage of syncing your settings across multiple devices. However, some users prefer giving that up, in exchange for the more secure and private experience of a...