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Most new laptops have multitouch trackpads; you can control them with more than one finger, like a touchscreen. Here’s how to configure them in Windows 8.

All About PC Resource Hogs

Your PC has a a limited amount of resources, and some apps can take more than their fair share. Find out about them here.

There’s no need to choose between wired and wireless connections in your home or office. Why not have the best of both worlds?

Roll back a Driver and Restore Driver Updates The best practice when it comes to computer hardware drivers is to always keep them up to date. Usually newer versions of drivers bring with them better compatibility, more stability and sometimes new features. Why wouldn’t you want to upgrade? Because some times after upgrading you might start seeing one of these: Well sometimes new drivers that are released (especially BETA versions of drivers) can actually cause problems including Blue Screens, crashes and hardware malfunction. If you have found yourself in the […]

How to Create a Secure Password

Coming up with a password that is secure these days is not easy. Quite often you need to have both uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. Not to mention that for best security you should have different passwords for every different account you have online. Creating these passwords can take some time. This is why in today’s video we though we would show you the easy way how to create passwords using our free Password Generator.

Another new feature of Windows 8.1 is the ability to resize live tiles on the Windows 8 Start Screen.

The Need for Maintenance in Windows 7

Scheduling maintenance allows you to perform processor-intensive tasks, such as checking your disk for errors, during a time where your PC isn’t in use.

How to Check if your Password is Secure

Find out if your Password is Secure enough: These days you have passwords to protect almost every website you visit online. Whether it be for banks, accessing your email or even to leave a comment on an article, you need a password. Passwords are also becoming easier and easier to break. Advanced hackers use some sophisticated (and some not very sophisticated) algorithms to try and randomly guess your password. If you are using easily accessible information such as your birth date or first and last name as your password the […]

Spilling water or another liquid on your laptop is not the end of the world. Here are important steps to take in order to rescue your machine.

If your laptop suddenly won’t charge, there are a few things that might cause this. We run down some ways to fix it.

Start Menu Reviver has been available for nearly 2 months now and has helped thousands and thousands of people to really love using Windows 8. We have been extremely blessed with the feedback we that we have received from customers. At the bottom of this email I have included some of this great feedback. Please keep it coming! We love hearing it! Submit your feedback here. Today we are extremely excited to announce that Start Menu Reviver is completely compatible with Windows 8.1 Consumer Preview as well as, of course, […]

The DRIVER_UNLOADED_WITHOUT_CANCELLING_PENDING_OPERATIONS BSoD error is caused by drivers not working within virtual or emulated OS environments.

Revisiting the Start Menu for Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 is Microsoft’s first major update to Windows 8 and in this update they have many great new features and enhancements. One of the more notable changes in Widows 8.1, compared to Windows 8, is the introduction to the Start Button. Please note that this is only a button, not a Start Menu for Windows 8.1. The Start Button takes you to the Windows 8 Start Screen (the full screen, tile based replacement to the Start Menu). For some people this is […]

Hard Drives vs. Solid State Drives

Should you buy a hard drive or a solid state drive for your new or upgraded PC? We go over the pluses and minuses.

Windows 8 is a dramatically different Operating System than Windows 7 or any previous version of Windows. This is mainly because Microsoft has tried to adapt Windows 8 to work with many different types of devices ranging from tablets to desktop PCs. One of the major changes in Windows 8 is the removal of the Start Button and Start Menu in favor of the new Start Screen. People familiar with the previous Start Menu may find this difficult to adapt to and may miss having the old Start Menu as […]

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