Articles tagged: windows
“Not Responding” is Windows’ way of telling you that a program might have a problem. Sometimes it’s benign and sometimes it’s a sign of a deeper issue.
The best way to prepare for needing an installation disc is to create one before you need it. I’ll review some approaches.
Apparently, there’s a prank or scam suggesting that people delete their System32 folder. Don’t do it. It’s a trap!
The best registry cleaner is none at all. There may be cases where you want to use one, though, and I’ll review which I’d use and how to use them safely.
Windows File Compression automatically compresses files so they take up less space. In the best of circumstances, it can free up a lot of space, but all too frequently it’s not as much as you might expect, and there is a cost.
Another zero-day exploit has been discovered in Oracle’s Java VM; something that has many security experts suggest that you disable or uninstall Java. I’ll explain why and how.
A window that is too big for your screen can be a real problem. Let’s fix that.
If you have the password for the administrator account, you can easily elevate any other login account to have administrator privileges.