Tag "Tools"

Use the Built-In Windows Calculator!

Some Often Overlooked Uses of the Built-in Windows Calculator! An electronic calculator is a small, portable electronic device used to perform both basic and complex operations of arithmetic. In 2014, basic calculators can be very inexpensive. Scientific calculators tend to be higher-priced. Use the Use the Built-In Windows Calculator instead! Having trouble finding this calculator?  If you have a keyboard with a calculator button this should work.  If all else fails

Scan Your Hard Drive for Bad Sectors

Scan Your Hard Drive for Bad Sectors    Scanning a Disk for Bad Sectors With Windows: When checking a traditional hard drive, IE not an SSD, you can easily check your hard drive using the DOS command chkdsk /r or chkdsk /b to check for bad sectors. This may take some time depending on the size of the hard drive in question, and the number of directories and files. You may prefer

How to Windows 10 In Safe Mode

Start Windows 10 in Safe Mode Most of you probably know, Safe Mode is a built-in troubleshooting feature of Windows which disables unnecessary drivers and programs during the startup process. By using Safe Mode will go a long way in determining if the problem is with a startup program or driver. If something is just not right when operating in normal mode, you can try Safe Mode.  If the problem

Search Your Files for Specific Content

Search Your Files for Specific Content With Windows With more and more data being stored on computers these days, it can be hard to keep track of all that data. The built-in Windows search function is handy, but it doesn’t always find the data you are searching for.  The tips below can ensure Windows always performs a complete search appropriate to how you use your PC. Enhancing Windows Search By

Wolfram Alpha Is Awesome

Wolfram Alpha Is Awesome and Is Not Just For Fun! WolframAlpha is an engine for computing answers and providing knowledge.  It works by using its vast store of expert-level knowledge and algorithms to automatically answer questions, do analysis, and generate reports.  What can WA do for you?  Read on… Wolfram Alpha is an artificially intelligence powered information source and graphing calculator that can analyze an amazing array of problems. Want