Category Archive: Windows

Oct 18 2016

‘A Sharper Scaling’ Upscales Images Better Than Photoshop

Windows: A Sharper Scaling is a single-purpose app that increases the size of an image while preserving an impressive amount of detail. Compared to conventional image upscaling methods, A Sharper Scaling almost pulls off a magic trick. Source: ‘A Sharper Scaling’ Upscales Images Better Than Photoshop (Lifehacker)

Oct 17 2016

A Clone Of Windows. Free And Open Source. Seriously. | Gizmo’s Freeware

If you want to set up a basic computer to run little more than a web browser, perhaps to repurpose an old slow machine, Windows is probably your first choice. That’s the case for most people. Why Windows? Because it’s been around for 30 years and everyone knows how to use it. Source: A Clone …

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Sep 23 2016

10 FFmpeg Commands You Should Know for Media File Conversions

FFmpeg is a powerful command line tool for manipulating your media files. Here are some of the FFmpeg commands you should know for media conversions. Source: 10 FFmpeg Commands You Should Know for Media File Conversions – Make Tech Easier

Sep 21 2016

Warning: Microsoft Doesn’t Want You To Install Linux On Its “Signature PCs”

Microsoft hates it when its customers wish to install Linux or other operating systems on its PCs. A Redditor has expressed concern over his inability to install Linux on a Yoga 900 ISK2 Ultrabook Source: Warning: Microsoft Doesn’t Want You To Install Linux On Its “Signature PCs” (Fossbytes)

Aug 27 2016

5 Ways to Stop ‘100% Disk Usage’ Problems on Windows – Make Tech Easier

100% Disk Usage is a problem that’s affected users across Windows 7, 8, and 10. Here are some of the ways to stop 100% disk usage problems in Windows. Source: 5 Ways to Stop ‘100% Disk Usage’ Problems on Windows – Make Tech Easier (Make Tech Easier)

Aug 19 2016

Stop Windows from Installing the Same Update Over and Over – Make Tech Easier

It can be annoying if Windows never stops installing the same update. Here is how you can stop Windows from installing the same update over and over again. Source: Stop Windows from Installing the Same Update Over and Over – Make Tech Easier

Aug 17 2016

How to Use Active Hours to Prevent Automatic Restart in Windows 10

The newly remodeled Active Hours functionality prevents automatic restarts during a defined time, after updating Windows 10. Source: How to Use Active Hours to Prevent Automatic Restart in Windows 10 (TechNorms)

Aug 16 2016

My Windows 10 PC Is Using Lots Of Data. What Should I Do?

Very often Windows 10 users complain that their PC is using tons of data and what should they do about it. Being an operating system that’s designed to stay connected to the internet, Windows 10 consumes tons of data. Source: My Windows 10 PC Is Using Lots Of Data. What Should I Do? (fossBytes)

Aug 05 2016

Free Password Managers Compared: Which One is the Best for you?

With plenty of password managers out there, it can be difficult to choose the best one for you. Here is a list comparing free password managers. Source: Free Password Managers Compared: Which One is the Best for you? (Make Tech Easier)

Jun 24 2016

How to Keep Getting Windows XP Updates for Years to Come

Windows XP has been dead and gone for over two years now, but it sadly won’t be completely gone for a long time. Many businesses are stuck using XP due to laziness or forced compatibility with some ancient website or software. Most home users should upgrade to a modern version of Windows (like Windows 10) …

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