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Reloading Windows XP
If you have been running Windows XP for a couple of years or more you may find that it is not running quite as quickly and smoothly as it was when you did your first install. The purpose of this guide is to give you a checklist to follow so that a reloading of Windows goes smoothly the first time. More ...

Working With the Registry
The Registry is normally modified through Administrative or Control Panel utilities, but it is possible to edit the Registry directly. It's wise to backup the Registry before making any changes. More ...

Fixing Stuck Windows 10 Update
The proper way is to fix a stuck Windows update is to go to a command prompt, stop the update service, rename the folders where the update files were stored, and then restart the update service. More ...

Free Download Patch My PC Checks for Available Patches
Hackers are continuously probing for flaws in applications that they can exploit to take control of your system. When a software publisher learns that an exploit has been discovered, they immediately release a patch to close the hole. Patch My PC is a free application that checks for the availability of patches. More ...

Free Registry Cleaner to Speed Up Windows
The Windows registry can become bloated with invalid information left behind by uninstalled hardware and software, and by missing files and drivers. A bloated registry can cause your PC to operate sluggishly, become unstable, and crash frequently. More ...

Avoid Cancer by Using USB Wired Keyboard and Mouse
Study after study has found that microwave radiation causes cancer. Do you really want to sit in front of,lay your hands on, and wrap your hand around a wireless computer mouse? More ...

What's the Difference Between DDR1 DDR2 and DDR3?
What is the confusion about RAM? Most computer users do some research before upgrading their system so they exactly know about a perfectly matching CPU, motherboard and video card combination that will meet all their needs. But most of them fail when it comes to RAM because they don't know what DDR1, DDR2 or DDR3 is all about. More ...

An Uninterruptible Power Supply Can Save Your PC
You absolutely MUST have a surge protector to guard your system against electrical spikes and surges, and do NOT sacrifice quality to save a few dollars. Leaving your PC with inferior surge protection is tantamount to inviting unthinkable disaster. More ...

Tuning-up Windows XP Computer
The purpose of this procedure is to get your computer running again in peak performance just like the day you purchased it. Many of the steps listed here will free up wasted hard disk space, increase protection of personal information from outside intrusions, and clean and reorganize the system registry. More ...

DIY Disk Cleanup Program No Tech Need, No Tool Need
Not only have these junk files wasted the valuable disk space, but also made the system as slow as a snail. Let us learn how to clean the systematic junk out! Just two simple steps to DIY your own Disk Cleanup program. More ...

Decrapify Your PC
When you buy a new PC, it always comes loaded with unwanted trialware and applications that you need to "register" (have your credit card ready) to install. PC Decrapifier is a free program that can help you remove this crapware. More ...

Watch and Record Standard and High Definition TV on Your PC
The Pinnacle PCTV HD Card brings Standard and High Definition TV with full personal video recorder functionality to your PC ? with no desktop clutter. Watch, time shift and even automatically record all of your favorite TV shows with no service fees. More ...