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Avoiding a Corrupt Registry

By / February 13, 2010

The Windows Registry is somewhat like the immigration department of the operating system. This is where all the details of all installed software as well as OS-related process are stored. In fact, every little process that executes in Windows, even the ones you do not see, has to have an entry in this system or… Read more

Why Windows slows down over time

By / February 5, 2010

Seasoned Windows users have a great solution for a slow Windows PC, along the lines of “format the system and reinstall everything”. Even though this sounds drastic and time consuming, it is actually the best way to go about rectifying the speed problem. However, this is not the solution for everyone as there are other… Read more

Firefox increases speed by 15%

By / February 5, 2010

Mozilla has been working desperately to stay alive in the browser wars and Mozilla Firefox 3.6 is an improvement over Firefox 3.5 but only just. In the battle for JavaScript rendering Firefox 3.6 is 15 % faster than Firefox 3.5, three times as fast as Opera 10 and over four times as fast as Microsoft’s… Read more

Managing Scareware

By / December 24, 2009

You are browsing the Internet and things are going smoothly when suddenly, a message pops up informing you that your computer is under threat and that you need to click on the link that is found within that message. This type of message is known as Scareware and has become a common problem these days…. Read more

Seven Tips to Prevent Registry Errors

By / December 24, 2009

The Windows Registry is a sort of accounts keeper for all the software programs and settings that exist on your Windows-based computer. Every new program that you install will add one or more entries to the registry. In most cases, these entries remain in your system even after you uninstall the program. Your registry can… Read more

Piano Learning Software – Rocket Piano Review

By / December 18, 2009

Anyone who can play any musical instrument will tell you that it was the most time consuming, and single-minded effort that they have ever made. Ruth Searle, an accomplished pianist from New Zealand, has produced a piano course that takes some of the difficulty from learning to play piano, Rocket Piano. When you purchase Rocket… Read more

The Top Ten Reasons iTunes Sucks

By / December 17, 2009

With the popularity of iPods and iPhones, it is easy to see why Apple’s iTunes is still one of the most commonly used music players. Despite its popularity and wide range of users, it still leaves much to be desired for the everyday music lover. An explanation of why Apple’s iTunes library player sucks is… Read more

How to Pick the Best Inkjet Printer

By / December 12, 2009

Although, figuratively speaking, there are a million different Inkjet printer models in the market, buying one is a simple task if you follow certain guidelines. 1. Decide on the features. These days, Inkjet “printers” not only print but also scan, fax, and copy. Having all three features is now common, so this does not have… Read more

Basic Windows Shortcut Keys – Cut, Copy and Paste

By / December 11, 2009

While working on a document on your computer, you will find yourself using the mouse several times to click on various buttons to perform various tasks. As you keep working it becomes frustrating and even leading to a break in the flow of what you are doing when you have to keep switching one hand… Read more

Cloud Computing Benefits for Businesses and Individual Users

By / December 3, 2009

Cloud Computing is a concept that has been around since the evolution of the Internet. But it is only in the last few years that people realize its progress and potential. Companies like Amazon and Google have rolled out huge horizontal networks with multiple services, platforms, applications, and storage tools. These enable users to access… Read more

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