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Hardware, Drivers, and Updates

WinCom7 RAP Sheet 4

The WinCom7 RAP Sheet

Today’s RAP Sheet includes: Spring Cleaning – How To Clean Your Windows Computer and Windows XP Death Throes And How It May Affect You

Spring Cleaning – How To Clean Your Windows Computer

Every day my computer is scheduled to do a backup in the afternoon. Roughly once a …

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WinCom7 RAP Sheet 3

The WinCom7 RAP Sheet

Today’s RAP Sheet includes: How To Regain Hard Drive Space – New Windows Disk Cleanup Features, How To Know Your Bandwidth Usage – Windows 8.x

Windows Disk Cleanup – The Gargantuan WinSxS Folder

Windows Vista introduced the WinSxS (Side x Side) folder to address problems in previous versions of …

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WinCom7 RAP Sheet 2

The WinCom7 RAP Sheet

Today’s RAP Sheet includes: Bypassing the Windows Log On Screen, Windows Themes Are Back!

Bypassing the Windows Log On Screen

It makes perfect sense in Windows 8 to use your Microsoft account to keep things up-to-date and synchronized. Consider all those “Live Tiles”, for instance, which would otherwise suffer an …

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WinCom7 RAP Sheet 1

The WinCom7 RAP Sheet

Today’s RAP Sheet includes Windows 8.1 – Fat Borders Appearance Tweaks, Windows 8.1 Start Screen Ugly Background Fix, Windows 8.1 No Gadgets? How to Fix That, Portable Apps and Why We Like Them, Windows 8.1 Start Screen – Don’t Like It? Don’t Use It, Windows Security – Have I Been …

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Driver Updates – What You Should Know

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Driver Updates

I have always preached about not using Driver Updating software. Also, especially not downloading “free” drivers that are offered on the Internet. Many of these sites often offer free viruses as well.

Case in Point

A couple of days ago I got a frantic call from my son. His computer was acting up. …

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PerfectUpdater – Keep Windows Drivers Up-To-Date [Review]

 

Drivers – What They Are and Why You Should Keep Them Up-To-Date

Drivers are a set of instructions designed to help Windows and other software communicate with various types of hardware. These include printers, graphics and sound cards, disk drives, mice, keyboards, and just about anything else you can connect to your computer.

In …

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