Category: Windows

Upgrade From Windows Xp To A Modern Os In 7 Simple Steps

If you’re still using Windows XP on your computer, stop it — right now. Windows XP has become so ancient and outdated that even Microsoft is pulling its extended support for it in a little over a month. In order to stay safe and get the most out of your computer, it’s important to upgrade

The Best Free Email Clients For Windows 7

Windows 7 features a lot of improvements over Vista, but Microsoft did decide to drop some features in its latest operating system. One of the features dropped was Windows Mail, a basic email client which had been available in Windows Vista. It was not replaced by a version of Outlook, either – Windows 7 simply

You Can Now Run Windows 98 In Any Browser Without Plug-ins

As our technological power grows, it’s fun to look back on the past and see how feats that we once saw as revolutionary are now primitive in comparison. Perhaps one of the easiest ways to see this is that you can now run entire operating systems inside your browser (we do so much in browsers

How To Find And Remove Broken Shortcuts Automatically

Microsoft has a nifty utility in it’s Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit. It is called ChkLnks.exe and it not only works on Windows Server 2003 but on Windows XP and Vista as well. I have not tried it on my Windows 7 installation just yet but I am pretty sure it work there too. If

Ultracopier – An Alternative Multi-platform Batch File Copier

I copy and move lots of documents and files between computers and gadgets that I use. While emails and/or Dropbox would be sufficient for small documents, larger files require extra treatment. Everybody knows that copying (or moving) large files takes time (especially those beyond the realm of hundreds of megabytes).  There are also “(un)expected troubles”

This Is How You Can Add External Subtitles On Windows Media Player

It is indeed possible to add external subtitles to a movie that you’re watching using Windows Media Player. The process is even simpler than you might think. This article is specific to Windows Media Player 12, Microsoft’s latest media library and player.  Some users enjoy the simplicity of using the media player that came on their device,

This Hidden Windows 10 Feature Can Give You Virtual Surround Sound

The Windows 10 Creators Update contains some hidden jewels you may not have found yet. One such jewel is Windows Sonic, a new spatial surround sound tool for Windows 10. This small program modifies headphone audio to emulate a 3D living room-style environment. That makes it a fantastic addition for both movie and ingame sound

Spotify Your Music Collection: The End Of Itunes

Spotify is no longer content to just compete with radio, now they’re competing with the idea of even owning music. Spotify is one of the best web services going. With an awesome free plan and an even better paid one, Spotify has edged out rivals such as Rdio to become the dominant music streaming service.

How To Remove Unwanted Crapware From Your Brand New Windows 7 System

<firstimage=”//static.makeuseof.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/win7.jpg”>Most people have dropped their hard-earned cash on a brand new computer at some point. Unless you’re a Linux convert or Apple-enthusiast, chances are your shiny new PC came with the latest copy of Windows. But is that all it came with? Manufacturers have always seen fresh OEM Windows installs as blank canvases for passing