Monitor the Weather from your Windows Desktop

Monitoring the weather from our computers is nothing new; HOWEVER, monitoring the weather from your Windows desktop, in “real-time” is a relatively new concept.  This concept has been captured by Mike Singer who is the author of Weather Watcher Live. Weather Watcher Live is a FREE customizable desktop weather station that will display (in a... Continue Reading →

Batch Articles on Windows 7 Pricing

Here is what we all have been waiting for.  HOW MUCH?  Windows 7 is the upcoming version of Microsoft Windows. It is slated for release on October 22, 2009.  How much is it going to cost? To answer that question, I have provided several credible sources for you to read to get related information (and... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks of the Week (#16)

If you are new (or old) to information technology and computers; these (featured) articles on “What’s On My PC…” are for you. The articles are by authors who spend a great deal of their time putting the articles together (for FREE) to keep you and me abreast of the latest in computers, software, security and... Continue Reading →

Will Vista be dead in the water?

A tech thought for the day… With the upcoming final release of Windows 7, which the tech world has been singing nothing but praises; what will the future of Windows Vista be? Microsoft actually will be supporting Vista up to 2012; however, will Vista licenses be available after Windows 7? I have read that Windows... Continue Reading →

Test Your Internet Connection Speed

If you are connected to the internet then you have purchased a plan through an internet service provider. Most residential plans are dial-up, DSL (Digital Subscriber Line), Cable or Satellite. Many people when purchasing a plan through an internet service provider often do not realize or understand that they are purchasing bandwidth (the transmission speed... Continue Reading →

Browser Speed Comparison Test

We all want faster, safer, and reliable… Checkout the browser speed comparison test at PCGames Hardware. The tests they ran focused on pure speed. You can even run the same tests at Sunspider, Futuremark Peacekeeper, and Acid. A  "What's On My PC..." Web Clip! Internet browser tested with Peacekeeper, Sunspider and Acid Big browser comparison test: Internet... Continue Reading →

Great Review of FREE Screen Capture Tools

Some things just should not go unrecognized. Arafat Hossain Piyada, a young tech-blogger from Kolkata, India; who is the blogmaster of Piyada’s World has put together a nice comparison review of 14 FREE Screen Capture Utilities (with Editor Tools) that you need to take a look at.  A lot of work and testing went into... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#15)

Here we go again… Another GREAT round of tech articles provided by the blogroll community featured on “What’s On My PC…”. I think you find that the articles these authors carefully create on their blogs provide a vast array of tech information that's suitable for all audience levels. How Risky is Peer to Peer (P2P)... Continue Reading →

Backing Up the Windows Registry

Did you know that Windows depends on a “database” to function? It is called the “Windows Registry…” I call it the “heart and soul” to the Windows Operation System. Mess with it and the whole house will come down and the operating system will crash. The registry (database) contains the information and settings for all... Continue Reading →

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