How to reset lost or forgotten Windows password. PCUnlocker Review

There might have been several occasions where you couldn't get access to your PC. Maybe because it's an old PC and you forgot the password. Or if someone accessed it and changed the password just to trouble you. Anything can happen these days. And you are stuck in a situation where you can't access the important files [...]

Cougar Mechanical Gaming Keyboard AttackX3-4IS Review

Some might like the clickies of a tactile switch and some might not.  I myself like the clickies, the louder the better, those around me like my wife, not so much.  In this review I am reviewing the Blue Keys.  Today I will be reviewing the Cougar Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (AttackX3-4IS). Let’s start off with [...]

FIXED – Automatic Google Chrome Find Box Windows Explorer Search Problem

Searching for stuff on Windows 7, Vista and XP with the default search settings is often a nightmare! Add to that the indexing service that slows down your PC drastically. On top of all that, another GHOST SEARCH bug has cropped up many times over the years without any working solution. Automatic Google Chrome Find [...]

Classic Shell Review – Windows 8 Start Button and Start Menu

Microsoft Windows 8 has been widely criticized for not having classic Windows features like the Start Button and Start Menu. While the latest version of Windows includes a comprehensive Start Screen with customizable shortcuts and a nifty search feature, loyal Windows users who have been using the decades old interface features have been complaining quite [...]

Master List of Software Programs for New Windows Installations

Have you ever had to re-install Windows on your PC? Did you wait until you needed them to download supporting programs like drivers, antivirus applications, document readers and media players? Waiting too long without an antivirus program might severely endanger your PC, and not having other programs might inconvenience you a lot. How about I [...]

Windows 8 Series: Metro UI and 8 Windows 8 Tablets in Focus

Are you still calling the Windows 8 UI the Metro UI? After a lot of name juggling for the revolutionary Windows 8 user interface, rumor has it that Microsoft has finally come up with an un-original and un-inspired winner - the Windows 8 Interface. Following much hue and cry over trademark issues with Metro Group, [...]

Windows 8 Series: Windows 8 Changes Revolutionary or Scary?

Microsoft Windows 8, the latest installment of the most popular OS worldwide, brings about highly revolutionary changes in personal computing. Some changes, like securing low-level processes and cloud integration, have been lauded while others, like offering identical interfaces for tablets and desktop/notebook PCs and highly controlled app marketing through Windows Store have been vehemently denounced. [...]

Windows 8 Series: Windows 8 Editions, Requirements and Upgrade Compatibility

Microsoft has announced four different editions of Windows 8, targeting new and basic PC users, professionals and advanced PC users, mobile and tablet PC users and IT business-specific users at the same time. These 4 versions of Windows 8 are based on differences in OS features. In addition, Microsoft has announced the availability of region-specific [...]

Top OS and Web Browser Stats – Dragonblogger Visitor Favorites

Have you wondered about what browsers and OSes Dragonblogger.com’s visitors use? Which Windows version is the most popular? Top 5 web browsers: Top 5 Operating Systems: Here are the stats for Windows versions: Global OS and Web Browser Popularity Stats: TOP Operating Systems (OS): Microsoft Windows: The most popular OS of all, and for quite [...]

Windows 8 Series – Minimum Basic PC Hardware Configuration for Windows 8

Have you been wondering: Do I need to upgrade my PC hardware to install and use Windows 8? The answer is NO, if you are currently using Windows Vista or Windows 7. According to Microsoft, Windows 8 can run on any PC that is using Windows 7 currently. And for Windows 7, the computers running [...]

Windows 8 Series: Effect of Windows 8 Promotion on Windows 7 Sales

Quite contrary to the situation with Windows Vista and Windows 7 in 2008, Microsoft faces the challenge of promoting Windows 8 for its fast approaching commercial release while not affecting the rising sales of Windows 7, its most successful OS till date in terms of sheer volume. While it was tough enough getting people to [...]

Conserve Battery Power: 10 Tips to Maximize Laptop Running Time in Windows 7

Most of these tips for conserving laptop battery life are applicable for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 users as well as Mac and Linux users.

Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk – Part 3

This is the third post in the "How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk" series. Unless you have read the previous posts, please go to: How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk Part 1 How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk Part 2 After you have setup the BIOS [...]

Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk – Part 2

This is the second post in the "How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk" series. Unless you've read the first post, please go to: How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk Part 1 Make sure you have 2 hours of undisturbed access before proceeding. FORMATTING THE HARD DISK : You need [...]

Chrome and TweetDeck Memory Leak Found

So I had left TweetDeck application up on my desktop overnight and found my system sluggish and unresponsive in the morning.  I found there were 2 tweetdeck processes running each consuming 50% of the CPU and over 300mb RAM being utilized by the processes.  The application was unresponsive and didn't even show up as a [...]

Spent The Day Re-imaging a Windows XP System

My son's computer was fried from too many installs, uninstalls of various software pieces over the last year and a half. My five year old was rough on his computer and I was rougher still downloading and installing every freeware or demo trial game I can find in his age range to entertain him. Alas, [...]

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