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How To Mount A Folder As A Drive (Windows)

07/17/2015, With Windows, you can easily specify a drive letter to a folder to create a logical drive. The folder will be considered by Windows and apps as a physical drive. There can be many reasons why you may like to mount a folder as a drive. Another way (out of...

Microsoft Will Build Windows Phones If OEMs Won’t

07/15/2015, As it stands, Microsoft sort of builds their own Windows Phone handsets that falls under the Lumia brand, which was previously owned by Nokia. So in some way, we suppose Microsoft is building their own handsets, although unfortunately at the moment the...

How To Clean The Windows Registry

07/14/2015, The Windows Registry is a database/storage area for the operating system that is used to centralize settings and data for Windows itself, but also for countless apps that choose to use it (the alternative is a local settings file). It was created for...

How To Disable Windows Notifications

07/13/2015, Windows has a built-in Action Center that alerts you about all security and maintenance issues. It will keep an eye on your PC to check if the system is running smoothly, and let you know if there are any changes required. This can be very handy, but at...

How To Copy and Paste (Windows/Android/iOS)

07/13/2015, Some people might say that copy/paste is the easiest thing in computing, but there are still many people who don’t know how to do it or at least, how to do it conveniently. Copy/paste is basically a process of making a “copy” of a content such as...

How To Restart Windows Explorer

07/10/2015, It can be very annoying when Windows Explorer suddenly stops responding. Waiting for it to recover is definitely not entertaining and holding the power button to force shutdown your PC is not a recommended option because it could induce data loss. When...

Lumia Smartphone With Front-Facing Flash In The Works [Rumor]

07/09/2015, Given the great design Microsoft has put out there with devices like the Surface tablets, many are anticipating what Microsoft could be bringing to the table with their own Lumia handsets. Now thanks to a tweet by @evleaks, we might have an idea of what...

ASUS ZenFone 2 Hacked To Run Windows 7

07/09/2015, It is no secret that today’s modern day smartphone does pack quite a punch in terms of processing muscle, and its innards are capable of blowing away the average desktop’s performance of more than a decade ago. Having said that, here is some bit of...

How To Map a Network Drive (Windows)

07/08/2015, Microsoft Windows makes it relatively easy to have multiple PCs on the same network. It’s great to work together on a single project using different computers, or just to share data. However, apart from the standard network file sharing feature,...

How To Set The Default Email Client (Windows 7 and 8)

07/06/2015, Setting programs as Default for opening files make it very easy to open files without going through the process of specifying which program to use. However, it can be a bit tricky to set up a default Email Client and it gets worse with Windows 8, as it...

How To Password Protect a Folder (in Windows)

06/28/2015, Protecting your sensitive data from prying eyes is extremely important, which is why most of the programs that collect your data come with password protection. Unfortunately, this is not the case with Windows, there is no built-in password protection...

Samsung Will Stop Disabling Windows Update In A Few Days

06/26/2015, A couple of days ago it was discovered that Samsung laptops were disabling Windows Update. For those unfamiliar with Windows Update, it is a tool included on every copy of Windows that basically helps search for the latest updates to help keep your...