Disarm Windows 10’s intrusive settings

Disarm Windows 10’s intrusive settings

Microsoft’s Windows 10 has had the same level of acceptance and success as Windows 7 did. It’s not a perfect operating system though, as users are complaining about its intrusive privacy settings that are on by default. Get your privacy back by following these tips on tweaking its default settings. Turn personalized advertising off For […]

Keyboard shortcuts you can use in Windows 10

Keyboard shortcuts you can use in Windows 10

Technology is all about making lives easier, and something as simple as keyboard shortcuts can save you a lot of time. If you’re using a Windows 10 computer, here are some new keyboard shortcuts that you’ve probably been waiting for. Windows Snapping If you’ve never used Windows Snapping, you’re missing out on one of Windows […]

Quickly update Windows 10 with these tips!

Quickly update Windows 10 with these tips!

It’s absolutely necessary for your business to update Windows 10, mainly for the security patches that will protect your business. Updating basically puts your computers on hold, but this is much much better than hackers exploiting gaps in unpatched systems. Need to speed up the waiting process? You can with these tips! Why do updates […]

Better ransomware protection with Windows 10

Better ransomware protection with Windows 10

In 2018, ransomware was the biggest malware threat to businesses worldwide. Experts say it’s not likely to go away soon. But thanks to Windows 10’s beefed-up security features, you can easily secure your business from the dangers of ransomware. Controlled Folder Access This feature allows you to list certain documents and folders as “protected.” Only […]

SQL Server 2008 to reach end of support soon

SQL Server 2008 to reach end of support soon

If your website or databases are still on SQL Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2, consider yourselves warned: Microsoft is ending support for these platforms in July 2019. You must make haste to migrate to Azure and avoid the risks of having no publisher support. What’s the big deal with losing publisher support in […]

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Reports about a new Windows operating system (OS) called “Windows Lite” is currently making the rounds online. According to insiders, this OS is a compact version of Windows that’s built as an alternative to Chrome OS. But what can people expect from this new OS and what does this mean for businesses? What is Windows […]

Turn off Windows 10’s invasive settings

Turn off Windows 10’s invasive settings

Windows 10 is slowly becoming the operating system of choice because of its improvements over past versions. But it isn’t perfect, as many users have complained about its intrusive default privacy settings. Reclaim your privacy with these tips on disabling its nosy settings. Turn personalized advertising off For those unaware, Windows 10 assigns each user […]

The risks posed by Windows 10 bloatware

The risks posed by Windows 10 bloatware

Have you bought a new PC or laptop recently? Don’t be too impressed by so-called value-added pre-installed software, as these take up storage space and use up processing power. More than this, a new report shows that free trial versions of browser toolbars, video games, and antivirus programs can make you vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. […]

Our guide to Windows 10 build 18305 for PC

Our guide to Windows 10 build 18305 for PC

In this Windows 10 build 18305 guide, we’ll focus on the most important changes that Microsoft carried out for the 2019 major release. Start menu This now has a new single-column layout with reduced top-level tiles. This layout appears when you’re creating a new account, setting up a new device, or after performing an installation. […]

Windows Hello simplifies logging in

Windows Hello simplifies logging in

You can now log in faster and more securely to your laptop, tablet, websites, or apps with Microsoft’s Windows Hello. You only have to use your camera to recognize your face or a fingerprint reader. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature in […]