All You Need to Know About Windows Drivers

all you need to know about drivers

When it comes to drivers, a lot of people don’t know what to expect when installing them. Many don’t understand the difference between drivers and user-level software, and even more people don’t understand what it implies. Drivers play a fundamental role in every operating system, regardless of whether you use Windows, Linux, or Macintosh. In this segment, we’ll be talking in particular about Windows drivers, their hierarchy, and how to resolve most common issues with them.

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Continue reading 4 Tools for Safe Web Browsing

tools for safe web browsing

Is the Internet safe? Some will say yes, and some will say no. Personally, I think that it is not a safe place anymore. There are hundreds of thousands of websites on the internet but you cannot say whether any specific website is safe for browsing or not. There are links on websites that leads you to spam websites, install malicious software on your computer, steals your personal information, etc. Even if you have a good antivirus program installed, you can still not be sure whether the link you are about to click is safe or not. If you want to find out whether the website is safe for browsing, check out some tools mentioned below.

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Continue reading Review of Windows 8 Consumer Preview

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You’ve already gotten a nice sneak-peek at Windows 8′s features from us, but nothing gives you the scoop on Windows 8 better than a review of its consumer preview! I have good news for you: We got our hands on Windows 8′s Consumer Preview and we’ll walk you through everything from the installation to the graphic interface. So far, it’s been a tough time setting up the virtualization environment, but we finally modified everything as it should be in preparation for Windows 8′s installation.

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Continue reading Ask a Windows Expert – Week 2

It’s that time again – the time to answer the questions you’ve submitted for Windows. We receive questions all the time via email and answer them in the most comprehensible way possible, with the help of a resident expert at MTE. If you would like to submit your own question, send an email to windows-help [at] Don’t forget to replace “[at]” with “@” and remove the spaces from the address. This is your chance to make your voice heard and have your questions analyzed by one of the top experts in the field.

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Continue reading Five Top-Secret Windows 7 Features

With Microsoft’s new interface adjustments in the Windows franchise, the company put a lot of features into Windows 7 that it might have forgotten to mention. After having a really close look at the infrastructure of the operating system, I’ve noticed a couple of things that might startle you a bit about the operating system, including features that make you wonder where they’ve been your whole life. While you might know some of them, I doubt you knew them all, so let’s get started and discover together what Windows 7 had in store for you but wasn’t in a hurry to let you know about.

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Continue reading How to Defrag From The Context Menu

If you’re not familiar with defragmentation in Windows, you really need to learn about it as soon as possible. Soon enough, you’ll be wondering where it’s been all your life, especially with the new features that Windows 7 introduces, which allow the drive to consolidate its free space and run multiple times in one session to make sure that the drive remains free of fragmented files.

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