How did my computer get infected?

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One of the most common questions found when cleaning malware is “how did my machine get infected?”. There are a variety of reasons, but the most common ones are that you are not practicing Safe Internet, you are not running the proper security software or that your computer’s security settings are set too low. Below I have outlined a series …

Windows 10: release date, price, news and features

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Update: Windows 10 has been given a launch, ahem, window – with the new OS coming in the summer. We’ve updated the article to reflect this. It looks like the OS is coming along nicely, with preview build #10041 just released on March 18: Why Satya Nadella wants you to love Windows 10 Read our interview with Terry Myerson to …

Ultimate List of Shell Locations in Windows 8

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Shell Locations are special virtual folders or applets in Windows that provide access to certain locations on your hard drive, windows’ features, locations such as control panel or something inside it directly. These shell locations can be accessed via shell:::{GUID} command in Run dialogue box. You can directly open something using Shell Folders or create a shortcut for your ease since …

Enable God Mode in Windows 8.1

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Windows 7 users were delighted when they found out about a secret feature called GodMode. It basically lets you create a folder with a special name that then gives you access to just about all of the controls, options and settings for the OS. Luckily, you can enable GodMode in Windows 8 too! This is actually really useful because in …

How to flip your screen

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Here’s something I learned from a 7th grader: Directions:  Read everything before you do anything Press CTRL + ALT + the up arrow key (see below) Next press CTRL + ALT + the right arrow key Then press CTRL + ALT + the left arrow key Then, before you get too dizzy press CTRL + ALT + the down arrow key …

Fix Problems in Windows 8.1

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Today’s article is a quick tip on how to troubleshoot problems in Windows 8.1, which you will most definitely run into using Microsoft’s shiny new OS. However, most problems don’t require booting into safe mode or following a 10 step guide to fixing WiFi problems. Microsoft has also gotten smarter and included a lot of tools and help guides in …