System and Security

How to use Windows, Android, iOS, and other platforms securely. How to deal with system and security updates, how to troubleshoot problems, etc.

Which features from Windows 7 are no longer available in Windows 10?

The latest operating system from Microsoft - Windows 10 - is definitely full of new things compared to previous Windows versions. But, like all things in life, there are also some elements missing from it, programs and features people used and loved. Which feature is no longer found...

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...

What are environment variables in Windows?

Have you ever wondered about environment variables? Maybe some IT admin or computer geek was mentioning them. Did some programs start malfunctioning and returning errors referring to environment variables? Did you just have an exam, and the only item you didn’t know how to fill in...

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...

How to clean up Windows 10 using Storage Sense

The Storage Sense from Windows 10 is an excellent tool for keeping tabs on the amount of data stored on your drives, as well as for cleaning the storage devices connected to your PC or device. If you filled your hard drive with lots of data, or if you have a Windows 10...

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...

How to edit, clear, and delete environment variables in Windows

Programmers, system administrators, and power users may need to work at some point with environment variables. Some may want to delete an environment variable; others will want to change its value, and so on. This guide shares how to edit or delete environment variables, as well as...

How to use Steps Recorder to capture steps for Windows 10 troubleshooting

Did you know that Windows 10 includes a default app called Steps Recorder? It’s an app designed to record your steps and screen for troubleshooting purposes. In this tutorial, we show you what this excellent little tool can do. Here’s how to use Steps Recorder...

How to upgrade to Windows 10 (for free)

Windows 10 is officially the most used operating system in the world. However, there are still people using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 on their computers and devices. If you are one of them, you might want to upgrade to Windows 10, and get the latest and the greatest Microsoft has to...

How to create user variables and system environment variables in Windows 10

Environment variables are user variables or Windows system variables that describe the environment in which apps run. They can tell your apps things like the name of the computer, the name of the user account, the current working directory, etc. Do you want to know more about how to...

Synology DiskStation Manager 7: Beta available, free update coming in 2021

Synology makes some of the best Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions on the market, and they are all powered by its DiskStation Manager (DSM) software platform. In our reviews, we always appreciated the flexibility and ease of use of DSM. Synology is now working on finalizing a...

How to check the Windows 10 version, OS build, edition, or type

We know that Windows 10 is the last edition of Windows. That is easy, but new versions of Windows 10 pop up for download and installation each year. We’ve had Windows 10 with Anniversary Update, November 2019 Update, October 2020 Update, and many other feature updates. What do all...