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ORA File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ORA file is usually an OpenRaster graphics file. Learn how to open an .ORA file or convert one to another file format like JPG, PSD, PNG, etc.

Review of TreeSize Free (Free Disk Space Analyzer)
My full review of TreeSize Free, a free disk space analyzer. It's portable, supports filtering and sorting, and runs on all versions of Windows.

FAX File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A FAX file is a Fax file, usually just a renamed TIFF file. Learn how to open an .FAX file or convert one to another format like PDF, PNG, JPG, etc.

PPSM File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A PPSM file is a Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML Macro-Enabled Slide Show file. Learn how to open a .PPSM file or convert one to another format like PPTX.

ICNS File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ICNS file is a Macintosh OS X Icon Resource file. Learn how to open an .ICNS file or convert one to another format like PNG, ICO, JPG/JPEG, etc.

XLTM File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An XLTM file is an Excel Macro-Enabled Template file. Learn how to open an .XLTM file or convert one to another format like XLSX/XLS, PDF, CSV, etc.

FOB File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A FOB file is a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Object Container file. Learn how to open an .FOB file or convert a FOB file to another format like TXT or CSV.

Windows 7 [Editions, Service Packs, Licenses, & More]
Basic information about Microsoft Windows 7 including editions, service packs, release date, minimum and maximum hardware, and more.

Windows XP [Editions, Service Packs, Support, & More]
Basic information about Microsoft Windows XP including release date, service pack availability, editions, minimum requirements for hardware, and more.

ACO File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ACO file is an Adobe Color file. Learn how to open an .ACO file or convert an ACO file to another file format.

XBM File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An XBM file is an X Bitmap Graphic file. Learn how to open an .XBM file or convert an XBM file to another file format.

FNA File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An FNA file is a FASTA Format DNA and Protein Sequence Alignment file. Learn how to open an .FNA file or convert an FNA file to another file format.

DMA File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A DMA file is a Direct Memory Access Programming file or a DOORS Template file. Learn how to open a .DMA file or convert a DMA file to another file format.

MSE File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An MSE file is a MediaShow Slideshow Project file. Learn how to open an .MSE file or convert an MSE file to another file format.

AOF File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An AOF file is an Artlantis Object file. Learn how to open an .AOF file or convert an AOF file to another file format.

How To Fix Steamui.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for steamui.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download steamui.dll, fix the problem the right way.

UltraVNC 1.2.1.1 Review (A Free Remote Access Program)
UltraVNC is an open source, advanced, and extremely popular free remote access tool. See my complete review of UltraVNC.

FORGE File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A FORGE file is an Assassin's Creed Game Data file, containing sounds, textures, etc. Here's more about the format and how to extract data from it.

XAML File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An XAML file is an Extensible Application Markup Language file. Learn how to open an .XAML file or convert one to another file format like HTML or PDF.

MPLS File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An MPLS file is usually either a Blu-ray Playlist or MathCAD Font file. Learn how to open an .MPLS file or convert an MPLS file to another file format.

DAT File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A DAT file might be a video, email, or generic data file. Learn how to open a .DAT file or convert a DAT file to another file format.

EPRT File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An EPRT file is an eDrawings file. Learn how to open an .EPRT file or convert one to another format like DWG, STL, SLDPRT, TIF, etc.

What is MD5? (MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm)
MD5 is a cryptographic hash function, often used to verify the integrity of a file. Here's more on MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm and how it's used.

Why You Should Always Try To Fix Your Computer Yourself
With most problems, fixing your own computer is the way to go. You probably know a lot more than you think and you'll save tons of money.

6 Free File Converters for Occasionally Used Formats
Here are several freeware file converters for several less common kinds of files like disc images, fonts, compressed files, and more.

Zamzar Review (A Free File Format Conversion Service)
Zamzar is an OK choice among the free online file converters out there, but it's not perfect. See my complete Zamzar review.

Absolute Uninstaller v5.3.1.21 Review
Absolute Uninstaller is a free software uninstaller that lets you remove programs in batch. See my review for a list of more features.

Will a Registry Cleaner Speed Up My Computer?
Will your computer be faster after running a registry cleaner? The short answer is no. The long answer is still no but here's a bit more on this myth.

AVG Rescue CD v120 Review (A Free Bootable AV Tool)
AVG Rescue CD is a great free bootable antivirus program. See my full review of AVG Rescue CD for features and instructions on getting started.

What is a Root Folder or Root Directory?
The root folder, aka root directory, is the highest folder in any folder-based hierarchy. For example, the root folder of the C drive is C:.

Winkeyfinder v1.75 Review (A Free Product Key Finder)
Winkeyfinder is a run-of-the-mill free key finder program but it does have a few extra features that you might find useful. Here's my complete review.

SlimDrivers v2.2 Review (Free Driver Updater Software)
SlimDrivers is a full featured driver manager that lets you not only backup, restore, and uninstall drivers, but also update them. Here's my review.

WinGuggle v2.5 Review (Free Product Key Finder Tool)
WinGuggle is a very straightforward, no-install-necessary product key finder that finds Windows 7, Office 2010 (and more) product keys.

Should I Fix All the Problems a Registry Cleaner Finds?
Should you take every suggestion by a registry cleaner and remove whatever registry keys it suggests? It depends... on several things. Here's more.

What is a URL? (Uniform Resource Locator)
A URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is the specific location where something exists on the internet. Here's more on this ubiquitous piece of the web.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows Vista Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows Vista command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

Complete List of CMD Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Command Prompt commands, sometimes called CMD commands.

How To Burn an ISO File to USB [Easy, 15 to 20 Minutes]
Getting an ISO file onto a USB drive isn't as easy as copying the file. Here's a complete tutorial on how to burn an ISO to USB, like a flash drive.

M3U8 File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An M3U8 file is a UTF-8 Encoded Audio Playlist file. Learn how to open an .M3U8 file or convert an M3U8 file to another file format.

Net User Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The net user command is used to manage the users on a computer. Learn more about the net user command and see several net user command examples.

Shutdown Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The shutdown command is used to shut down or restart remote computers. The shutdown command will also shut down, restart, hibernate, or log off your own PC.

Sfc Command Examples & Switches (System File Checker)
The sfc command checks Windows files for issues and replaces them if necessary. The sfc command is also referred to by its full name, System File Checker.

Attrib Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The attrib command is used to view change file attributes for a file or folder. The attrib command is available from Command Prompt and MS-DOS.

Help Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The help command is used to provide information about other commands. The help command is available from the Command Prompt and MS-DOS.

Net Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The net command is used to manage a network from the Command Prompt. Learn more about the net command and see several net command examples.

Xcopy Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The xcopy command is used to copy files from one place to another. The xcopy command is available from the Command Prompt and MS-DOS.

Net Use Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The net use command is used to manage shared resources. Learn more about the net use command and see several net use command examples.

Msg Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The msg command is used to send messages to other network users. Learn more about the msg command and see several msg command examples.

Netstat Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The netstat command is used to show detailed network status information. Learn more about the netstat command and see several netstat command examples.

At Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The at command is used to run programs and commands at scheduled times. The at command is available from the Command Prompt.

Tracert Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The tracert command is used to show details about the path that a packet takes to a specified destination.

5 Rules for a More Accurate Internet Speed Test
Internet speed tests are great for testing bandwidth but they're notoriously inaccurate. Here are 5 things to do to help make that test more accurate.

CXF File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A CXF file is a Picasa Collage file. Learn how to open a .CXF file or convert a CXF file to another file format.

ELM File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ELM file is an Office Theme file or an Eternal Lands Map file. Learn how to open an .ELM file or convert an ELM file to another file format.

XAR File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An XAR file is an Extensible Archive file. Learn how to open an .XAR file or convert an XAR file to another file format.

JSX File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A JSX file is an ExtendScript Script file. Learn how to open an .JSX file or convert a JSX file to another file format like JS/JavaScript, JSXBIN, etc.

What is Fragmentation & Defragmentation?
Fragmentation occurs when information on a hard drive is not written together closely enough. Defragmentation is the process of fixing this problem.

What is a Compressed File? (Compressed File Definition)
Compressed files are files with the compressed attribute set. Compressing files might sound like great but it's not always a good idea. Here's more...

Defraggler v2.21.993 Review (A Free Defrag Program)
Defraggler is one of the best free defrag software tools you'll find. See my full review of Defraggler, a free defragmentation program from Piriform.

O&O Defrag Free Edition v14.5.543 Review
O&O Defrag is a free defragmenting program that can serve as an alternative to the default one provided by Windows. Here's my review.

What is a Data Sanitization Method? (Data Wipe Methods)
A list of data sanitization methods. A data sanitization method is the method by which data on a hard drive is overwritten by a data wipe tool.

Wipe vs Shred vs Delete vs Erase: What's the Difference?
Deleting, erasing, shredding, and wiping are not the same thing when it comes to making files disappear. Here's more on what each term really means...

How To Fix a DLL Issue Caused by a Hardware Problem
A troubleshooting guide for fixing DLL issues that appear to be caused by a hardware problem. This involves testing and selectively replacing hardware.

How To Fix Mss32.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for mss32.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download mss32.dll, fix the problem the right way.

How To Fix Libeay32.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for libeay32.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download libeay32.dll, fix the problem the right way.

How To Fix Msvcp90.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for msvcp90.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download msvcp90.dll, fix the problem the right way.

How To Fix Mfc100u.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for mfc100u.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download mfc100u.dll, fix the problem the right way.

How To Fix Mfc90u.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for mfc90u.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download mfc90u.dll, fix the problem the right way.

DCR File (What It Is & How To Open One)
Most DCR files are Kodak Raw Image or Shockwave Media files. Learn how to open a .DCR file or convert a DCR file to another file format like JPG.

EMZ File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An EMZ file is a Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile file. Learn how to open an .EMZ file or convert an EMZ file to another file format.

Freemake Video Converter Review
Freemake Video Converter supports hundreds of input formats and can even convert videos directly to a disc. See my review of Freemake Video Converter.

How To Fix Urlmon.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for urlmon.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download urlmon.dll, fix the problem the right way.

How To Fix Mfc100.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for mfc100.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download mfc100.dll, fix the problem the right way.

How To Fix Msvcp71.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for msvcp71.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download msvcp71.dll, fix the problem the right way.

What is Malware? (Malware Definition)
Malware is the term for any piece of software with malicious intent. Malware includes spyware, worms, viruses, and other malicious programs.

What is a Sector? (Disk Sector Definition)
A sector is a division, usually 512, 2048, or 4096 bytes large, of a storage device like a hard drive or flash drive. Here's how disk sectors work.

AMR File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An AMR file is an Adaptive Multi-Rate ACELP Codec file. Learn how to open an .AMR file or convert one to another file format like MP3, WAV, M4A, etc.

What Parts Make Up Computer Hardware?
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer system. Some basic computer hardware includes the motherboard, CPU, RAM, hard drive, etc.

What is FireWire? (IEEE 1394/FireWire Definition)
FireWire, technically IEEE 1394, is a high-speed, standardized connection type for devices like external hard drives, HD video cameras, and more.

Dell Wyse Support (Drivers, Manuals, Phone, Email, & More)
Dell Wyse support information including Wyse driver downloads, Wyse manuals, and other Wyse technical support options.

AMP File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An AMP file is an Adobe Photoshop Curves Map file. Learn how to open an .AMP file or convert an AMP file to another file format.

MAS File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An MAS file is a Microsoft Access Stored Procedure Shortcut file. Learn how to open an .MAS file or convert an MAS file to another file format.

OUTDATEfighter v1.1.94 Review (A Free Software Updater)
See my review of OUTDATEfighter, which is a free tool that locates all your computer's outdated software and downloads updates for them in one place.

TAR File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A TAR file (Tape Archive file) is a Consolidated Unix Archive file. Learn how to open a .TAR file or convert a TAR file to another format like ISO.

PDI File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A PDI file is most likely InstantCopy Disc Image file. Learn how to open an .PDI file or convert a PDI file to another file format like ISO, etc.

Are Registry Cleaners Safe to Use?
Is it safe to use a registry cleaner, even though the Windows Registry is one of the most sensitive areas of Windows? Yes, usually. Here's more...

A2W File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An A2W file is an Alice World file. Learn how to open an .A2W file or convert an A2W file to another file format.

Zoolz Mobile Apps Tab
Screenshot of the Mobile Apps tab in Zoolz. This is where you can find the download links for the Zoolz mobile apps.

Zoolz: A Complete Tour
A complete walkthrough of the desktop software for Zoolz, an online backup service. Included are several screenshots to show the program's features.

Zoolz Schedule Settings Tab
Screenshot of the Schedule settings tab in Zoolz. Changing these options lets you define when Zoolz should back up your files.

Zoolz Speed Settings Tab
Screenshot of the Speed settings in Zoolz. Bandwidth throttling and scheduling can be configured here. Plus, SSL can be enabled for file transfers.

Zoolz Hybrid+ Settings Tab
Screenshot of the Hybrid+ settings tab in Zoolz. This is how you turn on the Hybrid+ feature, setup its folder location, and control its settings.

Zoolz Advanced Settings Tab
Screenshot of the Advanced Settings in Zoolz. There are several options here, such as enabling Volume Shadow Copy and context menu links.

Zoolz Restore Screen
Screenshot of the Zoolz Restore screen. This is where you go to select the files and folders you want to restore.

Zoolz Restore Options Screen
Screenshot of the Zoolz Restore Options screen. This is where you choose how files should be restored, such as the folder they should be saved to.

Sign Up for Zoolz
How to sign up for Zoolz and lots more resources too.

Zoolz My Computer Screen
Screenshot of the My Computer screen in Zoolz, which is how you tell the program which hard drives, folders, and files you want to keep backed up.

Zoolz Backup Settings Screen
Screenshot of the Backup Settings screen in Zoolz. These are the settings you need to configure for your very first backup.

Zoolz Dashboard
Screenshot of the Zoolz Dashboard. This is the main screen shown each time you use Zoolz. It gives access to the settings, restore utility, and more.

Zoolz Pending Files Screen
Screenshot of the Pending Files screen in Zoolz, which is how you view the upload queue. You can skip or cancel any pending file from being backed up.

Zoolz Data Selection Screen
Screenshot of the Data Selection screen in Zoolz. This is where you go to choose what hard drives, folders, and files you want to back up.

Zoolz Edit Extensions Screen
Screenshot of the Edit Extensions screen in Zoolz. This is how you change what file types

Zoolz File Filters Screen
Screenshot of the File Filters screen in Zoolz. This is how you prevent files that are large, old, and/or of a certain extension from being backed up.

Zoolz Auto Exclude Screen
Screenshot of the Auto Exclude screen in Zoolz. This is how you edit which folders will never be backed up. It's also used to enable advanced logging.

SD2F File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An SD2F file is a Sound Designer II Audio file. Learn how to open an .SD2F file or convert an SD2F file to another file format like ISO, MP3, or WAV.

What is Write Zero? (Data Destruction Method)
Write Zero is a data sanitization method in which a single pass of 0's are written to a hard drive to wipe the drive clean of data. Here's more...

ACV File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ACV file is an Adobe Curve file. Learn how to open an .ACV file or convert an ACV file to another file format.

MNY File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An MNY file is a Microsoft Money file. Learn how to open an .MNY file or convert an MNY file to another file format like QIF.

How To Fix Msvcp100.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for msvcp100.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download msvcp100.dll, fix the problem the right way.

DOCX File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A DOCX file is a Microsoft Word Open XML Format Document file. Learn how to open a .DOCX file or convert a DOCX file to another file format.

ONEPKG File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ONEPKG file is a Microsoft OneNote Package file and contains ONE files. Learn how to open and extract .ONEPKG files on Windows or Mac.

WAV & WAVE Files (What Are They & How To Open Them)
A WAV or WAVE file is a Waveform Audio file. Learn how to open a .WAV or .WAVE file or convert one to another format like MP3, MIDI, FLAC, etc.

How To Fix Advapi32.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for advapi32.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download advapi32.dll, fix the problem the right way.

What is RAM? (aka Random Access Memory or Main Memory)
RAM (Random Access Memory) is where data is stored that's being accessed by the CPU. More RAM usually means a faster computer. Here's more...

What is a CPU? (Central Processing Unit or Processor)
The CPU is the hardware device in a computer that executes all of the instructions from the software. CPU is short for Central Processing Unit.

PC Support
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Task Manager: The Processes Tab
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The Performance Tab (CPU)
PC Support.

Windows Task Manager: A Complete Walkthrough
Task Manager is an amazing tool, full of hidden features. Here's every single thing you can do in Task Manager, complete with screenshots.

Task Manager (What It Is and How To Use It)
Task Manager is a Windows utility showing what programs and services are running on your computer. Here's more on how to get there and how to use it.

How Do I Get My Computer Fixed?
Don't want to fix your computer yourself? Here are your options, including calling tech support, finding a local repair service, and a lot more.

How To Open an Elevated Command Prompt (Windows 10, 8, 7+)
An elevated Command Prompt means running CMD as an administrator, something some commands require. Here's how to do it in Windows 10, 8, 7, & Vista.

What is a Serial Number & Why Are They Used?
A serial number is a unique sequence of numbers and/or letters. Serial numbers are used to identify individual pieces of hardware and software.

Why Would Anyone Choose a 'Limited' Cloud Backup Plan?
Unlimited online backup plans have no storage limits so why do some people choose a limited plan? Lots of reasons, surprisingly. Here's more...

RAW File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A RAW file is a Photoshop Raw file but 'raw' camera files can be in many different formats. Here's more about raw formats, Photoshop's RAW files, and more.

How Do I Restore a Backed Up File?
How do you get a file back from an online backup service when you need it? You can restore your files via software or the web. Here's how it works...

How To Fix a Computer That Turns On But Displays Nothing
Does your computer turn on but show just a black screen? If some things seem to be working properly, but there's no display, give this a try...

XRM-MS File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An XRM-MS file is a Microsoft Security Certificate file. Learn how to open an .XRM-MS file or convert an XRM-MS file to another file format.

Windows Update Stuck or Frozen? Here's What to Do
Help on what to do when your computer gets stuck or freezes (locked-up) during the installation or configuration of a Windows update.

AST File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An AST file is most likely an Ability Spreadsheet Template file. Learn how to open an .AST file or convert an AST file to another file format.

How To Open & Edit INI Files
An INI file is a Windows Initialization file, used most often these by software programs. Learn how INI files are structured and to open or edit one.

CATDRAWING File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A CATDRAWING file is a CATIA Drawing file. Learn how to open a .CATDRAWING file or convert a CATDRAWING file to another file format.

FBC File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An FBC file is a Family Tree Compressed Backup file. Learn how to open an .FBC file or convert an FBC file to another file format.

What is an SFCACHE File Used For?
An SFCACHE file is a ReadyBoost Cache file, used as virtual memory on removable devices in some versions of Windows. Here's more...

FAT File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A FAT file is a Zinf Audio Player Theme file. Learn how to open an .FAT file or convert a FAT file to another file format.

Free File Converter Software and Online Services
Looking for a free file format converter? Here's a list of 100% free file converter programs for video files, audio files, image files, and more.

Verbatim Support (Drivers, Manuals, Phone, and More)
Verbatim support information including Verbatim driver downloads, Verbatim manuals, and other Verbatim technical support options.

Vivitar Support (Drivers, Manuals, Phone, and More)
Vivitar support information including Vivitar driver downloads, Vivitar manuals, and other Vivitar technical support options.

MSDVD File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An MSDVD file is a Windows DVD Maker Project file. Learn how to open an .MSDVD file or convert an MSDVD file to another file format.

How to Find Your Windows 98, 95, or ME Product Key Code
Lost your product key to Windows 98, 95, or ME? It's easy to find these product keys from within the Windows Registry. Here's a complete tutorial.

MyUninstaller v1.76 Review (A Free Program Uninstaller)
MyUninstaller is a free, portable program that supports batch uninstalls and provides tons of useful information about your installed software.

Expand Command (Recovery Console)
The expand command is a Recovery Console command that's used to extract files from the original Windows compressed files used during installation.

Diskpart Command (Recovery Console)
The diskpart command is a Recovery Console command used to add and delete hard drive partitions.

Fixboot Command (Recovery Console)
The fixboot command is a Recovery Console command that's used to write a new partition boot sector to a hard drive partition.

Fixmbr Command (Recovery Console)
The fixmbr command is a Recovery Console command that's used to write a new master boot record to a hard drive.

Listsvc Command (Recovery Console)
The listsvc command is a Recovery Console command that lists services and drivers available in Recovery Console.

Copy Command (Recovery Console)
The copy command is a Recovery Console command used to copy files from one place to another.

Delete Command (Recovery Console)
The delete command is a Recovery Console command used to delete files. Delete and Del may be used interchangeably.

EVEREST Home Edition Review (v2.20)
EVEREST Home Edition has amazing reporting capabilities but sadly isn't updated anymore. Here's my full review of EVEREST, a free system information tool.

AML Registry Cleaner v4.25 Review (A Free Reg Cleaner)
AML Registry Cleaner is a popular registry tool but I found it lacking in a few places. Here's my full review of this free registry cleaner tool.

PowerTools Lite 2013 v2.1.0.1200 Review
PowerTools Lite is anything but lite. It's one of the more advanced free registry cleaners I've ever used. Here's my complete review of this tool.

How To View a Device's Status in Device Manager in Windows 8
Here's how to view a device's status in Device Manager in Windows 8. Checking a device's status is a good first step when hardware isn't working.

New (and Removed) Commands in Windows 8
Detailed information on new, changed, and removed Command Prompt commands in Windows 8. Some new commands include licensingdiag, fondue, and more.

How To Tell if You Have Windows 8 64-bit or 32-bit
Not sure if you have a 64-bit or 32-bit version of Windows 8? You need to know so you install the right drivers and software. Here's how to find out.

Linksys EA2700 Default Password
Find the Linksys EA2700 default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your Linksys EA2700 (N600) router.

Linksys EA6500 Default Password
Find the Linksys EA6500 default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your Linksys EA6500 (AC 1750) router.

How To Create a Windows 8 Recovery Drive [Easy, 10 Min]
Instructions on making a Windows 8 Recovery Drive, a bootable flash that will give you access to the Windows 8 Advanced Startup Options menu.

Run Commands in Windows 8
A complete list of Windows 8 run commands. A run command in Windows 8 is the name of the executable file that's used to start the program.

How To Open Command Prompt (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP)
Here's how to open Command Prompt in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP. You have to open the Command Prompt in Windows before you can execute a command.

How To Change DNS Servers in Windows 8 or 8.1 [Easy]
Here's how to change DNS servers in Windows 8 or 8.1 Changing the DNS servers in Windows 8 changes which provider translates websites to IP addresses.

Windows 8.1 (Release Date & Download/Upgrade Instructions)
Details on the Windows 8.1 update, including information on the Windows 8.1 release date, download availability, upgrade steps, new features, and more.

How To Change Another User's Password in Windows 10/8
As long as you're an administrator, it's possible to change another user's password in Windows 10 or 8 if they've forgotten theirs. Here's how...

How To Boot to the Desktop in Windows 8.1 [Easy, 5 Min]
Don't like the Windows 8 Start screen? Make Windows 8 (Windows 8.1 and later) boot directly to the Desktop when your PC starts. Here's how to do it...

How To Change DNS Servers in Windows 7
Complete instructions on how to change DNS servers in Windows 7. Changing DNS servers changes the provider Windows 7 uses to turn websites to IP addresses.

How To Roll Back a Driver in Windows (Windows 10, 8, 7+)
Here's how to roll back a driver in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP. Reverse a driver update with a roll-back, quickly reverting to the previous version.

How To Update Drivers (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP)
Detailed tutorial on how to update drivers in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista/XP. Driver updates can fix problems, enable features, etc.

How To Open Device Manager (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP)
Here's how to open Device Manager in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP. You'll need to start Device Manager to manage hardware, fix driver issues, etc.

Why is There a Black Arrow in Device Manager?
A black arrow next to a hardware device in Device Manager might indicate a problem. Usually, fixing the problem that caused it is really easy.

How To Disable Low Disk Space Checks In Windows Vista
Follow these steps to easily disable low disk space warnings in Windows Vista using the Windows Registry. Disable low disk space warnings to speed up Windows.

How To Find a Driver's Version Number in Windows 7
Follow these simple steps to find a driver's version number from within Device Manager in Windows 7. A version number is useful when updating device drivers.

How To Find a Driver's Version Number in Windows XP
Follow these simple steps to find a driver's version number from the Device Manager in Windows XP. A version number is useful when updating device drivers.

What is a Router? (Residential Gateway)
The router is a piece of network hardware that connects a local network to the Internet. Most routers are more properly called residential gateways.

How Do I Change My Router, Switch, or Access Point Password?
It's usually very easy to change a router, switch, or AP password but the process differs depending on the make and model of the network device you have.

What is a Command? (Command Definition & Examples)
A command is a very specific instruction to a computer to perform some kind of action. In Windows, commands are usually entered via Command Prompt.

Command Prompt (What It Is and How To Use It)
Command Prompt is a command line interpreter program available in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, & XP. Command Prompt is similar in appearance to MS-DOS.

Cisco SG300-28 Default Password & Other Support Info
Find the Cisco SG300-28 default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your Cisco SG300-28 switch.

HKEY_USERS (HKU Registry Hive)
HKEY_USERS, or HKU, is the Windows Registry hive that stores user level configuration information for all Windows users actively loaded on the system.

What is a Public IP Address? (Definition of Internet IP)
A public IP address is any that's not in a private IP range. The IP address you receive from an ISP is usually a public IP address.

Control Panel (What It Is and How To Use It)
The Control Panel in Windows is an organized collection of Control Panel applets, each used to manage a specific aspect of Windows. Here's more...

HKEY_CURRENT_USER (HKCU Registry Hive)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER, or HKCU, is the registry hive in Windows that stores configuration information specific to the current user.

Linksys E1000 Default Password
Find the Linksys E1000 default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your Linksys E1000 router.

Run Commands in Windows 7 [Complete Executable List]
A complete list of run commands in Windows 7. This lit of Windows 7 run commands gives you CMD access to any program, helpful in lots of situations.

Net Send Command (Examples, Options, Switches, & More)
The net send command is used to send messages on a network. Learn more about the net send command and see several net send command examples.

Linksys E2500 Default Password
Find the Linksys E2500 default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your Linksys E2500 router.

Map Command (Recovery Console)
The map command is a Recovery Console command used to display important information about the physical drives on your computer.

Rename Command (Recovery Console)
The rename command is a Recovery Console command used to rename a file. Rename and Ren may be used interchangeably.

Set Command (Recovery Console)
The set command is a Recovery Console command used to display or configure several environment variables.

Systemroot Command (Recovery Console)
The systemroot command is a Recovery Console command that's used to configure the systemroot variable.

D-Link DIR-615 Default Password
Find the D-Link DIR-615 default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your D-Link DIR-615 router.

D-Link DIR-655 Default Password
Find the D-Link DIR-655 default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your D-Link DIR-655 router.

D-Link DIR-605L Default Password
Find the D-Link DIR-605L default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your D-Link DIR-605L router.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Windows 8 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 8 command line commands, commonly referred to as CMD commands or DOS commands.

Frequently Asked Questions About Registry Cleaners
Answers to common questions about registry cleaning, like do you need to clean your registry, if so how often, and lots more.

How To Disable a Device in Device Manager in Windows 7
Learn how to disable a hardware device in Windows 7 using Device Manager. You may want to disable a device in Windows 7 if it's no longer working.

How To View a Device's Status in Device Manager in Windows 7
Here's a step-by-step guide on how to check if a device is working in Device Manager in Windows 7. Use this method if a hardware device isn't working.

How To Tell if You Have Windows 7 64-bit or 32-bit
Here's an easy way to know if you're running the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows 7. Knowing this helps you choose the correct software to download.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

List of Windows XP Command Line Commands (Part 2)
Part 2 of a complete list of Windows XP command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands or CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands (Part 3)
Part 3 of 3 of a complete list of Windows 7 command line commands, commonly referred to as DOS commands and CMD commands.

Choose Last Known Good Configuration (Step 2 of 5)
Step 2: Choose the Last Known Good Configuration (advanced) option and then press Enter.

Check to See if the Problem is Solved (Step 5 of 5)
Step 5: Now that LKGC is complete, check to see if it solved whatever issue you were having.

How To Start Windows 7 Using Last Known Good Configuration
A complete tutorial on starting Windows 7 using Last Known Good Configuration. LKGC is a good first step when Windows 7 won't start.

Wait for Windows 7 to Start (Step 3 of 5)
Step 3: Wait for Windows 7 to load, just as it normally does.

Login to Your Account (Step 4 of 5)
Step 4: Logon to Windows as you normally do.

Chkdsk Command (Recovery Console)
The chkdsk command is a Recovery Console command used to check a hard drive or other disk drive for errors and repair them if possible.

Bootcfg Command (Recovery Console)
The bootcfg command is a Recovery Console command used to create, or change the contents of, the boot.ini file.

Where To Download Drivers
It's best to download drivers directly from the manufacturer but there are other safe sources for driver downloads as well.

ACF File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ACF file is an Adobe Custom Filter file. Learn how to open an .ACF file or convert an ACF file to another file format.

EXE File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An EXE file is an Executable file, most common on Windows systems. Here's a lot more about this format, as well as how to open EXE files on a Mac.

Seagate SeaTools Review (A Free HD Testing Tool)
Seagate's creates two hard drive testing programs - SeaTools for DOS and SeaTools for Windows. Here's my review of both, and when to choose which one.

Frequently Asked Questions About Windows Updates
Answers to common questions about Windows updates and Patch Tuesday like: Should I install the updates? Why do updates fail? ...and lots more.

Yadis! Backup Review (v1.10.15)
Yadis! Backup supports real-time backup, a cool feature not found in many other free tools. See my review of Yadis! Backup, a free backup software program.

World Backup Day 2016
World Backup Day 2016 is March 31! Keeping your data backed up is the most important thing a technology owner can do. Here's more on this 'holiday'...

PDF File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A PDF file is a Portable Document Format file. Learn how to open a .PDF file or convert a PDF file to another file format.

504 Gateway Timeout Error (What It Is & How To Fix It)
A 504 Gateway Timeout error means that one server involved in displaying the web page didn't communicate to another one quickly enough. Here's what to do.

CHA File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A CHA file is an Adobe Photoshop Channel Mixer file. Learn how to open a .CHA file or convert a CHA file to another file format.

KillDisk Review (v10.1)
KillDisk is a free data destruction tool, perfect for wiping the data from an entire hard drive. Here's my complete review of KillDisk.

EFI Files: The UEFI Boot Loader
An EFI file is an Extensible Firmware Interface file. These files are UEFI boot loader executables and contain data on how the boot process should proceed.

Winload.exe Definition (Windows Boot Loader)
Winload.exe is the system loader used to load the kernel in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista operating systems.

TGZ & GZ Files (What They Are & How To Open Them)
TGZ and GZ files are GZIP Compressed Tar Archive files. Learn how to open a GZ & TGZ files or convert them to other formats like ZIP, ISO, etc.

How To Find & Download Drivers From Manufacturer Websites
You should always download drivers directly from the hardware maker if possible. Here is a tutorial on finding, downloading, and extracting drivers.

How To Fix a Computer That Shows No Sign of Power
There are lots of reasons why a computer might not be getting any power. If you turn on your computer and it doesn't power on at all, give this a try...

Realtek HD Audio Drivers R2.79 (June 25, 2015)
Details on the Realtek HD audio driver R2.79, released on June 25, 2015, the latest Realtek high definition driver for Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.

Windows Versions (Version Numbers & Builds for Windows)
A list of Windows versions with their true version numbers. Also here are the Windows build numbers associated with major updates, if available.

Carambis Software Updater v2.0.0.1322 Review
Carambis Software Updater will scan your computer to find outdated software, and then give you the download links to the most up to date versions.

How To Change Windows Update Settings in Windows 10
Here's how to change Windows Update settings in Windows 10, including how to exclude non-security updates and control when Windows 10 is restarted.

System Error Codes (Error Code 1119 to Error Code 1935)
A list of system error codes and their meanings, from error code 1119 through error code 1935. Page 2.

Windows Product Key Finder Review (v1.0)
Windows Product Key Finder does just that perfectly well. Unfortunately, there's not much more to this free key finder. Read my full review for more...

Game Key Revealer Review (v1.6.32)
Game Key Revealer is an installation key finder tool that supports over 2000 games. Here's my complete review of this very useful free program.

System Error Codes (Error Code 8251 to Error Code 12008)
A list of system error codes and their meanings, from error code 8251 through error code 12008. Page 4.

System Error Codes (Error Code 1936 to Error Code 8250)
A list of system error codes and their meanings, from error code 1936 through error code 8250. Page 3.

System Error Codes (1 to 15841) & What Each Code Means
A complete list of system error codes, from code 1 through 15841. Here too are meanings for each system error code, plus other ways they may appear.

System Error Codes (Error Code 12009 to Error Code 15841)
A list of system error codes and their meanings, from error code 12009 through error code 15841. Page 5.

Windows Product Key Viewer Review (v1.07)
Windows Product Key Viewer does just that, in a small and easy to use package. Here's my full review of this free product key finder program.

Fujitsu Diagnostic Tool Review (A Free HD Testing Tool)
Fujitsu Diagnostic Tool is a free hard drive testing tool but it only works if the drive was manufactured by Fujitsu. Here's my full review.

Bart's Stuff Test v5.1.4 Review (A Free HD Test Tool)
Bart's Stuff Test is a free hard drive testing program that works by quickly writing data and testing its response. Here's my complete review.

GSmartControl v0.8.7 Review (A Free HD Testing Program)
GSmartControl is an advanced but easy to use hard drive testing tool with support for a variety of popular operating systems. Here's my full review.

HDDScan v3.3 Review (A Free Hard Drive Testing Tool)
HDDScan is an easy to use, portable hard drive testing tool that works from within Windows and supports most types of drives. Here's my full review.

Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic Tool Review
Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic is a hard drive testing tool available for Windows or as a bootable program. Here's my full review.

Windows Drive Fitness Test v0.95 Review (Free HD Test)
Windows Drive Fitness Test is an easy to use hard drive testing software tool and supports a wide range of drives. Here's my complete review.

Free EASIS Drive Check v1.1 (A Free HD Test Program)
Free EASIS Drive Check is an extremely simple tool, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Here's my full review of this free hard drive tester.

HD Tune v2.55 Review (A Free Hard Drive Testing Tool)
HD Tune is a free hard drive testing tool that also includes benchmark testing and HD temperature status. Here's my complete review.

Lazesoft Windows Key Finder Review (v1.6)
With just three buttons and completely portable, the Lazesoft Windows Key Finder is easy to use. Too bad it doesn't support keys much beyond Windows.

SterJo Key Finder Review (v1.8)
SterJo Key Finder will find product keys and serial numbers for over 500 programs! Here's my full review of SterJo Key Finder, a free key finder tool.

Product Key Informer Review (v1.0.0.190)
Product Key Informer finds keys for older versions of Windows and only a few other programs, making it less useful than its peers. Here's my review.

Freeraser Review (v1.0.0.23)
Freeraser is a free file shredder software tool that will permanently erase files, folders, and flash drives of your choosing. Here's my full review.

geProductKeys Finder Review (v1.0)
geProductKeys Finder is easy to use but is limited to Windows XP and older software. Here's my full review of geProductKeys Finder, a free key finder.

MSKeyViewer Plus Review (v2.5.0)
MSKeyViewer Plus supports finding product and install keys for lots of programs but misses some big ones. Here's my full review of this free keyfinder.

Firnass v0.2.2 Review (A Free Remote Access Tool)
Firnass is an excellent choice if you're after on-demand remote access. See my review of Firnass, a free remote desktop tool.

What is USB 3.0? (USB 3.0 Definition)
USB 3.0 is the latest USB standard. Here you'll find information on USB 3.0 maximum speed, the cables and connectors used in USB 3.0, and more.

Startup Settings (What It Is and How To Use It)
Startup Settings is a menu of diagnostic boot options in Windows 10 & 8, including Safe Mode. Startup Settings is available via Advanced Startup Options.

USB 1.1: Speed, Cables, Connectors & More
USB 1.1, as well as the older USB 1.0, are Universal Serial Bus standards. Here you'll find information on USB 1.1 speed, cables, connectors, and more.

USB 2.0: Speed, Cables, Connectors & More
USB 2.0 is a Universal Serial Bus standard. Here you'll find information on USB 2.0 speed, USB 2.0 connectors and cables, and more.

How To Reset Your Microsoft Account Password [Easy]
How to reset your Microsoft account password. This procedure may reset the password you use to login to Windows 10, Windows 8, Outlook.com, and more.

Remote Utilities 6.3.0.6 Review (A Free Remote Access Tool)
Remote Utilities is one of the best free remote access tools. See my review of Remote Utilities, a free remote desktop tool.

Cobian Backup Review (v11.2.0.582)
Cobian Backup supports just about every feature imaginable in a backup tool. See my complete review of Cobian Backup, a free backup software program.

What Online Backup Service Do YOU Use, Tim?
I often get asked what online backup service I use. For the moment, I use Backblaze, but there are other really great options as well. Here's more...

How Much Online Backup Space Will I Need?
How do you know how much online backup space to purchase? What happens if you need more in the future? Don't worry so much about this, and here's why...

Can I Restore Old Versions of Files I Back Up?
Since an online backup service backs up a file even after just a change, does that mean you can restore previous versions? Yes, and here's how it works...

VCF File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A VCF file is a vCard file. Learn how to open a .VCF file or convert a VCF file to another file format.

How Do I Decide Which Online Backup Service to Pick?
With so many online backup services to choose from, how do you narrow down the options and decide which is best for you? Here's some help doing that.

Belarc Advisor v8.5c Review (A Free System Info Tool)
Belarc Advisor is one of the better free system information utilities. Here's my complete review of the latest version of Belarc Advisor for Windows.

Frequently Asked Questions About Online Backup
Answers to common questions I get about online backup, how it compares to traditional backup, safety concerns with backing up to the cloud, and more.

VHDX File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A VHDX file is a Windows 8 Virtual Hard Drive file. Learn how to open an .VHDX file or convert a VHDX file to another file format.

What Types of Computer Issues Do Registry Cleaners Fix?
Do registry cleaners fix lots of different sorts of computer problems? No, they don't, especially not serious ones. Here's what to expect...

PNG File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A PNG file is a Portable Network Graphics file. Learn how to open a .PNG file or convert a PNG file to another file format like JPG, PDF, ICO, etc.

JAVA File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A JAVA file is a Java Source Code file. Learn how to open a .JAVA file or convert a JAVA file to another file format.

OGG File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An OGG file is an Ogg Vorbis Audio file. Learn how to open an .OGG file or convert an OGG file to another file format.

PAGES File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A PAGES file is an Apple Pages Document file. Learn how to open an .PAGES file or convert a PAGES file to another file format.

LOG File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An LOG file is a Log Data file. Learn how to open an .LOG file or convert an LOG file to another file format.

GHO File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A GHO file is a Norton Ghost Backup file. Learn how to open an .GHO file or convert a GHO file to another file format.

ISZ File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ISZ file is a Zipped ISO Disk Image file. Learn how to open an .ISZ file or convert an ISZ file to another file format like ISO or ZIP.

CSV File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A CSV file is a Comma Separated Values file. Learn how to open a .CSV file or convert one to another file format like JSON, Excel (XLSX), XML, etc.

FileZigZag Review
FileZigZag is a good online file converter... as far as online file converters go, that is. See my complete FileZigZag review.

FDX & FDR Files (What They Are & How To Open Them)
FDX and FDR files aer Final Draft Document files. Learn how to open an FDX or FDR file, or convert one to another format, like PDF.

Any Video Converter: A Complete Review
Any Video Converter supports 60+ input formats and is super easy to use. See my review of Any Video Converter.

ASF File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ASF file is an Advanced Systems Format file. Learn how to open an .ASF file or convert an ASF file to another file format.

24 pin Motherboard Power Connector Pinout
Complete pinout for an ATX 24 pin 12V power supply connector. This is the standard motherboard power connector in a computer.

4 pin Motherboard Power Connector Pinout
Complete pinout for an ATX 4 pin 12V power connector. This is a motherboard power connector used to provide +12 VDC to the processor voltage regulator.

ATX 6 pin Motherboard Power Connector Pinout
Complete pinout for an ATX 6 pin 12V power connector. This is a motherboard and video card power connector used to provide +12 VDC.

4 pin Floppy Drive Power Connector Pinout
Complete pinout for a floppy drive 4 pin power connector. This power connector is sometimes called a Berg or Mini-Molex connector.

4 pin Peripheral Power Connector Pinout
Complete pinout for a Molex 4 pin peripheral power connector. This is one of two current standard power connectors designed for peripheral devices.

How Do I Find the Serial Numbers to My Adobe CS Programs?
Lost the serial number to your Adobe CS suite or individual program? Here's how to find the serial without using keygen keys. Works for CS6, CS5, etc.

How to Find Your Microsoft Office 2013 Product Key
Lost your Microsoft Office 2013 product key? Unlike in previous versions, a product key finder tool won't work. Here's what you need to do...

How Do I Change My Windows Product Key?
Changing the product key that you used to install Windows with might be necessary if you find out that your current product key isn't valid.

Frequently Asked Questions About Windows Product Keys
My popular articles on Windows product keys generate a lot of questions. Here are answers to the more common Windows product key questions I get.

How To Change the Windows 7 Product Key [Easy, 10 Min]
Easy instructions on how to change your Windows 7 product key. Change your Windows 7 key using a feature available within the Control Panel.

Frequently Asked Questions About Key Finder Programs
My popular product key finder program lists generate a lot of questions. Find answers to common key finder software questions here.

Frequently Asked Questions About File Recovery Software
Answers to common questions I get about data recovery software, like how quickly you need to act, what types of storage are supported, and lots more.

Can I Recover Files From a Dead Hard Drive?
Is it possible to recover data from a dead hard drive? Maybe - it depends on the details of the problem. Here's some help figuring that all out...

Can I Undelete a File if I Don't Already Have a File Recovery Tool?
Can you undelete a file that was deleted before installing data recovery software? Yes, you can, because that's not how those tools work. Here's more.

Will a Data Recovery Program Undelete Anything Ever Deleted?
Will a file recovery tool allow you to get anything back you've deleted? The answer is closer to no than yes, but it's complicated. Here's more...

How to Figure Out Why Your PC is Beeping (Beep Codes)
Hearing beep codes when you turn on your computer? Beep codes are clues as to why your computer isn't working. Here's what to do.

How To Change Refresh Rate (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP)
Fix screen flicker and other CRT monitor issues by adjusting the refresh rate setting. Here's how to do it in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.

How To Disable Automatic Restart in Windows Vista
Read this guide to disable the Automatic Restart feature in Windows Vista. System crashes that cause a BSOD or other error will automatically restart the PC.

How To Automatically Logon To Windows Vista
A tutorial on forcing Windows Vista to login automatically. Configuring Vista to auto login can save on boot time... if you're okay with the security risk.

How To Disable Error Reporting in Windows Vista
Here are the necessary steps to take to disable error reporting in Windows Vista. You may want to disable error reporting to stop the annoying prompts.

How To Hide Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista
Here's how to hide hidden files in Windows Vista. Having hidden files in view could be dangerous so keeping them hidden is probably a good idea.

How To Create a Windows Vista Logon Password
Follow these steps to easily create a password in Windows Vista. Create a password for your account to keep it secure.

How To Remove Your Windows Vista Password
Here's how to delete your password in Windows Vista. Deleting a Windows password is very simple and useful if you're the only person who uses your PC.

How To Create a Windows Vista Password Reset Disk
Here's a step-by-step guide to create a Windows Vista password reset disk. Create a password reset disk to get right in to Windows Vista without a password.

How To Disable Thumbnail Previews in Windows Vista Explorer
Here's how to disable thumbnail previews in Windows Vista Explorer. Thumbnail previews can be helpful, but disabling previews can speed up Windows Vista.

How To Find the Administrator Password in Windows Vista
There are a few ways to find the admin password in Windows Vista. The administrator password in Vista is one to any account with administrator functions.

How To Install a Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget
Easy instructions on how to install a Windows Vista Sidebar gadget. Gadgets are those little programs that run in the Sidebar.

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Here's an easy way to know if you're running the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows Vista. Knowing this helps you choose the correct software to download.

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Attention small server and high-end PC owners: the Tripp Lite SMART1500LCD UPS would be an excellent battery backup choice for you.