Dual-Monitor System: Why & How to Set it up

Dual-Monitor System: Why & How to Set it up

When using a computer for work or for personal use, the desktop space can become overcrowded especially for those that like multi-tasking. Did you ever consider doubling your space by adding another monitor? In spite of the fact that you will pay extra for another monitor, it will be worth every penny. An extra monitor will increase your workflow and […]

 
     
 
 

Why Windows XP Won’t Die so Soon?

Why Windows XP Won’t Die so Soon?

The day has finally come; Microsoft will be bidding farewell to one of the world’s most used desktop operating systems, Windows XP. Almost 13 years ago, in August 2001, Microsoft released Windows XP, an operating system that was soon single-handedly going to change the computing culture. Windows XP made its way into millions of computers across the world: homes, offices, educational […]

     
 
 

Eight Challenges Facing Windows 8

Eight Challenges Facing Windows 8

Windows 8 was launched with much fanfare a few weeks ago and definitely represents a bold new step forward by the world’s most popular computer operating system. Unfortunately, if reports are to be believed, people are not exactly moving to it in the kind of numbers that some pundits (and perhaps – perhaps – MS itself) expected. It works brilliantly, […]

 
     
 
 

How to Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

How to Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

Windows 8 is up and running. It has lots and lots of new features, new user interface and an overall new feel. If you think “Well, this is awesome and I like Windows 8”, then the following tutorial won’t be of much help to you. On the other hand, if you think that Microsoft’s “new and improved” operating system is […]

 
     
 
 

Windows 7 Overtakes XP, While Mac OS X Surpasses Vista in Market Share

Windows 7 Overtakes XP, While Mac OS X Surpasses Vista in Market Share

The undisputed leader in the world of operating systems, Microsoft, has lost a battle in its dispute against Apple, but is far away from losing the war. Although not in a manner that Apple’s Mac OS X lovers would want, but still, a great victory for Apple. Also, the giant Microsoft also managed to outdo itself, and for the first […]

     
 
 

Reliability Monitor Shows you What Errors Windows has Encountered

Reliability Monitor Shows you What Errors Windows has Encountered

As you all know, the Windows Operating System is not without its faults. Some might argue that it has too many but this is a topic for another time. For now, we’ll take a look at a method for seeing what errors your Windows OS has encountered. This will help you determine what apps are causing issues and you can […]

     
 
 

Optimize PC: Fix Network Connection Problems in Windows 7

Optimize PC: Fix Network Connection Problems in Windows 7

Guest post by David Ritchie. Some portable computers have a wireless network adapter wherein the user can view a list of available wireless networks and then connect to one of that network. This network will appear if the computer has a wireless network adapter installed, if the adapter is turned on and the wireless access point is in range. To […]

     
 
 

Ubuntu 11.10 vs Windows 7 – Who Wins?

Operating System (OS) plays a very important role in a desktop or laptop or your mobile phone. It is system software that prepares the ground for playing different applications by effectively translating user commands to be processed on the hardware. It unleashes the hardware’s capability to perform multiple tasks enthusing users all the time. The system will be live as […]

     
 
 

A Look at Windows OS Over the Years – Windows 1.0 to Windows 7

A Look at Windows OS Over the Years – Windows 1.0 to Windows 7

This can be nostalgic to many geeks who have been using Microsoft’s Windows operating system for a long time now. Andrew Tait must be appreciated for taking pain to install every version of Windows OS from 1.0 to 7 inside a VMWare instance, and thereby giving us an overview of how Windows has changed over the years. And all that […]

     
 
 

[Direct Download] Windows 7 SP1 RTM

The long awaited RTM version of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 has been released to general public by Microsoft and is available for download now. This comes days after it was made available to the tech community at MSDN and TechNet. Even the Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 RTM has been released. The RTM of Windows 7 SP1 [KB976932] is […]