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Fixwin – fix windows annoyances

Every operating system has little what are commonly called ‘annoyances’ – things just just stop working or working properly for no reason at all. Often an easy fix (once you work out how), but here’s some software that makes it much easier. Enter Fixwin. A great freeware program by The Windows Club that, at the […]

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Windows XP alternatives

In case you didn’t know it, support for Windows XP by Microsoft ended on April 8, 2014. What are ¬†your alternatives? Let’s have a look at what choices you have. There are two major considerations to take before taking the plunge into learning and using a new operating system. The first is cost (whether you […]

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Windows XP support ending April 8, 2014

It’s 12 years old, but support for (i think one of the best operating systems) Windows XP is ending soon, and time to think about upgrading your operating system. Windows XP has been a great OS, and is not bloated so it can run on a modest system with only 512M RAM quite comfortably. But […]

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The story behind Windows XP bliss wallpaper

Ever wonder where the very famous default Windows XP wallpaper which is called ‘bliss’ came from? It’s an interesting story, and I think you could impress people¬† with some little known trivia about it. Who created it is a great start? The original owner was a person by the name of Charles O’Rear. Despite what […]

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How to erase a hard drive

In this ‘how to’ I will show you how to erase a hard drive so that all the data is gone and cannot be accessed by anyone else. You would want to do this if you were selling or throwing out the computer. A lot of people are not tech savvy and don’t understand how […]

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