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Tutorials, how-to guides, and blog posts about using Windows. How to use laptops, tablets, PCs, and other gadgets with Windows.

Intel Core i5

Intel Core i5-12600K review: This year’s best mid-range gaming CPU?

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.02.2022
Intel’s Alder Lake architecture is the one that finally brought the company’s processors back in the spotlight. They are now able to compete with AMD’s once again, and people are noticing. Traditionally, Intel’s mid-range processors are the Core i5 models - the ones most of...
Microsoft Store

How to download PC games from the Microsoft Store

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 25.02.2022
In Windows 10, Microsoft has finally managed to bring all their distribution platforms together in one place, in the Microsoft Store, making it a centralized distribution point for both PC and console games. This trend continues with Windows 11: you can purchase (some) games once,...
Fonts

How to view and install fonts in Windows 11 and Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 22.02.2022
Windows has more than just a few preinstalled fonts. However, at some point, you might want more. What if you find a beautiful font online and want it on your computer? How do you install free fonts in Windows 11 and Windows 10? Moreover, how...
Windows logo

How to uninstall Windows from your PC

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.02.2022
Some of our readers have asked us how to remove Windows from their computers. Some of them want to remove Windows 10 or Windows 11 and empty their drives. Some have dual-boot configurations and want to keep only one Windows version. Others have Windows and...
Trust Bayo

Review Trust Bayo Wireless Rechargeable Ergonomic Mouse

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 15.02.2022
For people who suffer from wrist pain, ergonomic mice are essential. Gripping the mouse vertically can alleviate pain. During the last couple of weeks, I’ve tested such a device from Trust. It’s a vertical mouse called Bayo, which is affordable but equipped with RGB lights,...
Windows Sharing

How to create a link to a file or folder in Windows (2 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.02.2022
When you work with shared resources on a network, you may need to quickly get the link to a shared network folder and paste it into a chat window. Or, for example, you might want to know how to create a hyperlink to a file...
Install Windows

How to dual boot Windows 10 and Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.02.2022
Can we dual-boot Windows 10 and Windows 11? Yes, we can! And dual-booting Windows 10 and Windows 11 can be quite helpful if you need to work with both operating systems. It’s also a good choice if you want to see what Windows 11 is...
ESET

Review ESET Smart Security Premium: Complete protection for your PCs

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.02.2022
Today, we’re going to look at the premium computer protection solution made by ESET. It’s descriptively called ESET Smart Security Premium and, besides the mandatory antivirus engine and web shield, it also includes tools such as a firewall module, parental controls, a password manager, and...
BitLocker TPM chip

How to allow BitLocker without a compatible TPM chip on Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.02.2022
BitLocker is an encryption tool included in Windows that you can use to secure your data on any drive. Although by default, BitLocker requires the presence of a TPM chip in your computer to be able to encrypt the system drive, you can still use...
Microsoft Store

11 things you can do in the Microsoft Store for Windows

  • misc
  • Tudor Dan
  • 08.02.2022
The Windows environment is evolving every day, and the Microsoft Store is too. From it, you can purchase games, apps, movies, game passes and subscriptions, Windows themes, fonts, and even devices such as gaming consoles or laptops. Did you know that your purchases are synchronized...
Personalize Windows 11

Best wallpapers for Windows (4K and Full HD)

  • misc
  • Tudor Dan
  • 07.02.2022
Okay, so you’ve switched back and forth between the wallpapers included with Windows and you’ve yet to find one that fits your style. Or maybe you want that character from your favorite game on your desktop. So you start searching the internet for the best...
Razer Kaira X

Razer Kaira X review: Entry-level headset for PlayStation and Xbox

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.02.2022
Having a good headset for gaming is essential. You want your headset to be comfortable and to deliver good audio quality. Recently, Razer added a new gaming headset called Razer Kaira X to its lineup. It has already reached the stores' shelves, and we’ve had...
MAC address

7 ways to find your MAC address in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 02.02.2022
Do you want to know the MAC address of your Windows computer or device? To help you, this article describes seven different methods to get the MAC address of your network adapter. Some of them are quick, like the getmac command. Others, like the one...
ESET

Review ESET NOD32 Antivirus: Efficient and reasonably priced!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.02.2022
Malware is everywhere these days, so protection against it is mandatory for all of us, regardless of what devices we use. If you’re using a Windows computer or laptop, you’re already getting some security from the built-in Microsoft Defender, but there are better choices out...
Microsoft Store

How to manually update apps and games from the Microsoft Store

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 31.01.2022
Microsoft Store handles updating apps and games automatically, as long as they are downloaded from it, and not from other distribution channels like Steam, websites, or other third-party apps. However, sometimes there’s a delay between the release of the updates and the moment they show...
Event Viewer

11 ways to open Event Viewer in Windows 10 and Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 31.01.2022
The Windows Event Viewer is a powerful tool that logs everything happening on your PC from the moment it starts up to shutdown. You can use it to see details about app errors, warnings generated by different system services, information about the state of drivers...
Personalize Windows 11

7 great download locations for free Windows themes

  • misc
  • Tudor Dan
  • 28.01.2022
There are many ways to personalize your Windows device and make it look unique. This article presents seven great download locations for Windows 10 and Windows 11 themes. These websites provide many good-looking themes for free, including themes for 4K monitors. Some of them provide...