The command prompt is still a powerful Windows tool. Here are the most useful CMD commands every Windows user needs to know.
Having always been a die-hard user of Windows and now favoring the Google Chrome OS; I have to agree with the ComputerWorld author here on this one…
Could you soon see Windows running on a Chromebook? Clues are pointing that way. But why would Google do it? Here’s my take.
You may have been reading where you can revisit Windows 95 by running it as an app… From what I gather it is not fully functional; but, is pretty darn good (for an app) that will give the younger techs a “look see” into Windows 95. Here is an interesting, “matter of fact” take from Ars Technica on this matter that points out this is merely a novelty item.
This is, of course, software piracy. The developer of the app has no rights to distribute Windows 95 like this, and I’m a little surprised that the app hasn’t been yanked from GitHub yet. And for now, the app is just a toy; there’s no real reason to run Windows 95 like this, other than the novelty factor of it actually working.
More and more people are using their smartphones as their primary computing platform…
In the home, the usefulness of the personal computer — which includes Apple’s Mac systems — is reaching its endgame. There exists an entirely new category of computing users who do not even own personal computers.
HowToGeek has posted a good tutorial on how to set your web browser as the default in Windows…
It’s not an enjoyable experience when you click a link and the wrong browser loads. To avoid this experience, you can set your favorite browser as your default browser in Windows. Here’s how.
If you are someone that has the tendency to load your desktop up with icons, then DesktopOK may be of interest to you. First off, I can tell you this little program has been around for awhile and progressively keeps improving in helping you manage the icons on your desktop. In a nutshell, it is a powerful tool that can store up to 32 different desktop layouts.
► Save your favorite icon locations for each screen resolution.
► Easily minimize all of the windows on your screen
► Launch at Windows startup.
► Each user can then have his own arrangement.
► Portable Windows app.
► Autosave the Desktop Icon Layout
► Change Language
► Maximize the number of windows desktop icon
► Change Windows Desktop Icon Size
► Minimises to tray area for easy access.
► Automatically hide and display desktop icons
SOURCE: SoftwareOK – DesktopOK
Use the FREE “Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool” to download ISO disk images for Microsoft Windows and Office (Windows 7, Windows 8.1 Windows 10, Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 2016, and Office for Mac). The disk images (ISO) are directly downloaded from Microsoft’s servers (at TechBench). The tool, which is a portable app, accesses the TechBench site, and unlocks a large number of hidden download files on it…