Category Archives: Windows Tips

Use Windows 10 Metered Connection to Stop Some Automatic Updates

Use Windows 10 Metered Connection to Stop Some Automatic Updates While most folks didn’t have a problem updating to the current version of Windows 10 (Windows 10 Fall Creators Update – Version 1709, as of this writing) some folks did have problems. And after a couple of failed attempts, they find that Microsoft repeatedly tries… Read More »

Emsisoft Receives Another Award

Emsisoft Receives Another Award A few years back, after Malwarebytes and Windows Security Essentials both let users down ( see our articles on Malwarebytes here and here ) we began testing other antimalware and antivirus solutions. After several weeks of intense testing, we found Emsisoft protected computers better than any other security product we tested. But… Read More »

Use Chrome’s Task Manager to Find Out What’s Slowing it Down

Use Google Chrome’s Task Manager to Find Out What’s Slowing it Down This tip is for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (all versions) with Chrome browser installed. In Chrome, each open tab runs it its own sandbox to enhance stability. It’s not obvious there’s a way  to see how much RAM and CPU resources… Read More »