Everything About Microsoft Windows

Should You Use the Balanced, Power Saver, or High Performance Power Plan on Windows?

Windows sets all PCs to a “Balanced” power plan by default. But there are also “Power saver” and “High performance” plans. Your PC manufacturer...

Why Does Windows Still Use Shortcut Files Instead of Symbolic Links?

Since Windows has continued to evolve and add more functionality over time, you may find yourself curious as to why it continues to use...

How to Stream Games With NVIDIA GameStream to Any Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone

NVIDIA’s GameStream technology lets you stream games from a GeForce-powered Windows PC to another device. It only officially supports NVIDIA’s own Android-based SHIELD devices, but with a third-party...

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Rise of the Tomb Raider (and Other PC Games) from...

Microsoft is competing with Steam. For $60, you can get Rise of the Tomb Raider from either the Windows Store or Steam. But the Windows...

How to Uninstall Extensions in Chrome, Firefox, and Other Browsers

Most modern browsers support extensions, which add additional features to your browser. But the fewer extensions you have installed, the speedier your browser should be. Here’s...

How to Use and Configure Windows 10’s “Battery Saver” Mode

Windows 10 includes  a “Battery Saver” mode that’s designed to extend your laptop or tablet’s battery life. Windows will automatically enable Battery Saver when your PC’s battery...

How to Use Windows’ File History to Back Up Your Data

File History is Windows 10’s main backup tool, originally introduced in Windows 8. Despite the name, File History isn’t just a way to restore previous versions...

You Should Upgrade to 64-bit Chrome. It’s More Secure, Stable, and Speedy

Using Chrome on Windows? There’s a good chance you’re still using the 32-bit version. You should upgrade to the 64-bit version. It’s more secure–not to...