System and Security
Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security: What is it? How to open it? What can you do with it?
The Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security is a tool which gives you detailed control over the rules that are applied by the Windows Defender Firewall. You can view all the rules that are used by the Windows Defender Firewall, change their properties, create new rules or disable existing ones. In this tutorial, we share how to open the Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security, how to find your way around it, and talk about the types of rules that are available and what kind of traffic they filter.
Kaspersky Lab has developed a strategy that emphasizes education in cybersecurity. Alongside the investment in technology, education is just as crucial for the cybersecurity of a home as it is for a business. What is the point of mounting the most sophisticated lock on the door if the people using the door leave it wide open? Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation is a critical component of their education platform. Let's have a sneak peek at what you get with this product:
Windows 10 has made the headlines with the fact that it sends all kinds of data to Microsoft. To alleviate suspicions of wrongdoing, and increase transparency, Microsoft released the Diagnostic Data Viewer app which anyone can use to see what data Windows 10 sends to its parent company. One other convenient use of Diagnostic Data Viewer is for troubleshooting. With this app, you can see what does not work on your Windows 10 PC or device, what is causing the problems, and take measures to fix them. Here's how:
There are many reasons why you might want to connect your iPhone to your Windows 10 PC. Maybe you want to move some music from one device to the other, add some videos on your iPhone to watch while commuting or even create a manual backup of everything important on your iPhone. Whatever your reasons are, here is how to connect an iPhone to a Windows 10 PC, both using a cable and over Wi-Fi:
Have you ever wondered what fonts are? What makes them special in the world of computers or what makes them unique from one another? Why are there some people claiming that writing a sentence in italic means that you are using a different font from when you write without using italics? Do you want to know more about fonts and where to find them in Windows or on the internet? In this guide, we try to answer all these questions and explain the different little things that, together, make a font and a font family. Let's get started:
About InPrivate and Incognito: What is private browsing? What does it do? Which browser is the best?
When you want to hide something that you do online, you use a private browsing mode like Incognito, Private Browsing, or InPrivate. However, do you know how private you are when you use this way of browsing the web? Can others still see what you are doing online? Also, do you know which browser is best at protecting your privacy? We have tested Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, and Opera, and we have the answers to all these questions.
Step by step, Microsoft is going to phase out the Control Panel, and transfer all the settings to the Settings app. Windows 10 has introduced the management of fonts using the Settings app since the April 2018 update. The new version promises to be more user-friendly, even though it is a bit more limited. If you want to know how to view the fonts installed in Windows 10, how to install new fonts from the Microsoft Store, or remove fonts when you no longer need them, read this tutorial:
The good old Disk Defragmenter tool that went through a series of changes in Windows 7 has been changed again in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. It has a new name - Optimize Drives - and some new inner workings that make it able to deal with both hard disks and solid state drives. As a result, optimizing drives in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 is a bit different from what it used to be in previous versions of Windows. Read on to learn how to optimize your disk drives in Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, and keep the performance of your hard disks in top shape:
There are many situations in which you might want to boot your computer using a USB flash drive. Maybe because you need to install Windows on your PC or maybe because you want to try the latest version of your favorite Linux distribution. Whatever reasons you might have, here are three different ways to use a bootable USB flash drive to start your computer:
When Windows slows down or freezes, we usually turn to the Task Manager to figure out what is going on. If you need a better understanding of the way Windows and its apps use the resources of your computer, Resource Monitor (resmon.exe) is the right tool for the task. The information is concise and real-time with graphs and grouping by resources. You can monitor the use of the CPU, memory, disk, and network. This tutorial shows what you need to know about Resource Monitor and how to use it: