Restore Lost Files in Windows with Shadow Explorer

These days it’s pretty hard to lose data with ubiquitous cloud storage and extra-reliable storage media. However, sometimes things do go very, very wrong. Perhaps it’s a ransomware attack or an purposeful deletion by an angry relative. Regardless of why…

Replace Command Prompt with PowerShell and Vice Versa in Windows 10

PowerShell and Command Prompt are command line tools built into Windows, and both are accessible from the Power User Menu in Windows 10 and Windows 8. However, you can use that menu to access only one of them at a…

Play Any PC Game with a Gamepad Using JoyToKey

There was a time when “hardcore” PC gamers would look down on the idea of using a gamepad to play PC games. The mouse and keyboard reigned supreme, especially in the golden age of first person shooters. The truth is…

Miss Hotmail? Microsoft Outlook Email Services Explained

Do you remember using Microsoft’s Hotmail email service? Throughout the years, Microsoft has offered a variety of cloud email services that it has rebranded several times. These rebrands become even more confusing when you follow Microsoft’s transition from Microsoft Hotmail,…

Memory Sizes: Gigabytes, Terabytes, and Petabytes Explained

If you’re new to computers (or even if you’re not), thenames that get applied to different memory sizes can seem strange. Whether you’re talking about an 8-megabyte memory card, a 500-gigabytehard drive, or a 1 terabyte SSD drive, the terms…

Instantly Remove Backgrounds from Images using AI

What would the world be without applications like Photoshop? Computer-based image manipulation has revolutionized publishing and visual arts in general. Best of all, anyone with the right skills can create some amazing imagery using nothing but their computers and the…

How to Use If and Nested If Statements in Excel

One Excel function that I use quite a bit in my formulas is the IF function. The IF function is used to test a logical condition and produce two different results depending on whether the logical condition returns TRUE or…

How to Sync Your Mouse Between Two Computers

In this article, we will explain how to sync your mouse between two computers with three different techniques. Hopefully, one of the methods will be suitable for your needs. Before we begin, let’s take a look at why syncing your…

How To Set Up Full Disk Encryption On Windows With Bitlocker

Whether it’s protection againsthacking, protection against snoopers who are living under your roof, orprotection against someone who steals your laptop in Starbucks, encryption issomething that all computer users should be taking advantage of. But when people hear the word“encryption”, they…

How to Record Your Screen on Windows 10

We have included two free methods for recording your screen on Windows 10 in this article. One method is via a feature built straight in to Windows 10 and the other requires you to download free software. For both methods,…