Tag: Windows Vista

How To Set A Password To Protect Your External Drive

Want to stop prying eyes from snooping into the content of your external drive? Or in the event of the loss of your flash drive (a very probable eventuality), you want to be assured that the information contained in it remains secured. Information that can be taken advantage of or used against you. Then secure it Read More

God Mode: Try If You Dare!

For the old timers, it should please you to know that the legendary “god mode” still works in Windows 10. A throwback from Windows Vista, by creating a new folder and renaming it with the following text string; GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} the folder brings together a long list of customization settings allowing you to change all your Read More

Windows Operating System And The Even-Year Jinx

I was and remain a committed fan of the Windows 8 Operating System. I found it very painful that the OS did not gain widespread acceptance as expected. Microsoft’s attempt at forcing what they (and I) felt were features for an OS of the future was met with stiff resistance, which was expressed in its Read More

Improve Your Windows PC Boot-Up Speed

You hit the power on button on your PC, wait for minutes for the Microsoft boot up logo to even appear, before finally hitting your desktop. In all, it took you about 10 minutes. Sounds familiar to anyone? It is a fact that about everyone at sometime would have had this hair-pulling experience of slow Read More

How to Secure Your USB Drive

Losing a USB flash drive can be the stuff of nightmares if it contains sensitive or valuable information. There are many hardware and software options available for use in encrypting the contents of your flash drive and also to lock it down with a password. However, the major problem with most of these software options Read More

Virus Alert!!! Obama Twitter Scam

An elaborate Twitter scam involving a sensational tweet about Barack Obama has been detected. This scam lures its victims with a promise of a video showing president Barack Obama punching a man for cursing him, leads them to a fake facebook page where it steals their Twitter credentials, and closes the deal by enticing them Read More

Steve Ballmer – The Richest Employee

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who is worth about $14 billion, closes down restaurants to talk to people, has gone paperless, and truly believes that the only difference between Microsoft and Apple in the mobile market is that the iPhone maker made one right decision–choosing ARM chips for its smartphone, rather than Intel’s battery-hogging alternatives. That’s Read More

PC Security Handbook – 2nd Edition

The free PC Security Handbook – 2nd Edition is an excellent PC Security reference ebook for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 PCs. Written by a fellow IT professional, it answers a lot of the frequently asked questions that he (and, likely, you) are faced with on a daily basis. It explains, in simple Read More

More Utilities I Can NOT live without!

My recent articles “Increase your typing speed” and “Awesome Keyboard Remapper –  Clavier+” were to help you make better use of your devices. In line with this, I will today point out three more of the essential utilities I find indispensable  on my netbook. These are listed below in no particular order of usefulness or Read More

OS Wars – Get a Mac!

Most times, your preference for an Operating System (OS) over another is largely influenced by your familiarity or comfort with a particular one. Sometimes, the opinions can be out rightly one sided especially for our country Nigeria where most people have never seen anything else other that a Windows PC. There’s been so much superiority Read More