Tag "Security"

Power User: Use Process Explorer

An Attractive Alternatives to Windows Task Manager The Windows Task Manager that comes with Windows is often used for killing a rogue task. While it has more capability than that, there are some great replacement products, that have advanced features and really help you manage your processes. Best of all you can grab them from the net for the price of FREE! Use Process Explorer! It is a great tool

Prevent Google Chrome From Saving History

An Easy Step to Prevent Google Chrome From Storing History The Google Chrome Browser has recently become the Web browser of choice for many Mac and PC users. It is fast and secure. There is one problem; unlike most browsers, Chrome has no user setting to prevent or automatically clear the browser history. Users can always manually clear the history, but this must be done manually and requires extra effort.

Dropbox Add-Ons for Power Users – Part 1

You Should Use Dropbox and Expore These Dropbox Add-Ons! Probably the most popular Cloud Storage Utility is Dropbox. Some of the ever increasing popularity of Dropbox is due to the open Application Program Interface (API), which has enabled third-party developers to release add-on tools of every kind. If you are not familiar with Dropbox, it looks just like a normal folder on your hard drive, but when you place files on your Dropbox, they get uploaded online

Use a Windows Local Account On Version 8.x for Increased Privacy

Switch To A Windows Local Account to Increase Your Privacy Many users when initially setting up Windows 8 or 8.1, have set up a Microsoft account because they think there is no other way. Microsoft doesn’t require that users set up an account with them when completing the install or when adding another user. The Windows 8 install routine does everything possible to make it appear that a Microsoft account is required.

Scan Your PC to Eliminate Malware!

Everyone Should Scan your PC to Detect and Eliminate all Malware One of the most common causes of the “my PC used to be fast, and now it isn’t!” complaint is actually the presence of Malware. Typical anit-virus programs will not detect or eliminate all Malware.  It can sneak onto a computer in a million different ways and quite often it sits in the background slowing your machine as it