Temporarily Disable Windows Update’s Automatic Reboot in Windows Vista or Windows 7 Windows Vista / Windows 7 So you’re in the middle of doing something important on your computer when the “Restart your computer to finish installing important updates” dialog comes up, and asks you to restart your computer. The quick way to disable the reboot for the… Read More »
(This tip is for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 This tip stems from a TV commercial. The commercial was “Go To My PC”. If you live anywhere in the USA you’ve probably seen it. It looks too good to be true: Sitting at a computer in New Delhi and remotely controlling your computer back in icy Sheboygan. So… Read More »
Captain Optimizer Secrets II Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Many of you have purchased Captain Optimizer since we began offering it at our special discount. Thank you! We thought we’d show you a feature of Captain Optimizer that you may not be aware of. Most of you know that Captain Optimizer can clean, tune, and optimize your PC,… Read More »
Non-powered USB hubs – also known as bus-powered hubs – are great for adding USB ports to your computer. But remember, you are splitting the power of one USB port into four.
Madeline has problems with our links (and probably others’ links too) When I click on windows questions, or tips and tricks, the site turns red but never opens….why? Our answer The most likely reason is this: Your browser is actually opening the link but your browser is not set to switch to new tabs when they are opened.… Read More »
Microsoft Security Essentials version 2 What is it? Free antivirus and anti-malware Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 32bit and 64bit File size: 9.45 MB Download times – about 50 minutes on dialup – a few seconds on broadband connections. If you’ve been reading our newsletters for a few years, you know we’re not too fond of the things… Read More »