Although USB 3.0 ports are becoming more and more common on many motherboards and new computers, USB 2.0 is still the current standard for most USB devices. But what if you computer tells you that the device can perform faster when you plug your USB device? Could it be a USB 1.1 port? Learn how to solve these USB problems in the following steps.
Windows 7, like Vista uses the System Protection mechanism to make restore point that can help you recover your configuration in case of problems and errors. The space used for these restore points can easily go into gigabytes. If you are in need of some extra space and don’t make too many changes to your system, you can try reducing the space Windows 7 uses for these restore points.
If you don’t like the default space allocation in Vista for Restore Points, you can change the maximum space Vista will use for Restore Points (or Shadow Copy Storage as Microsoft call it). This will help you manage your disk space efficiently, preventing large parts to be used up for backup and restore operations.
On Vista computers with limited disk space, you might want to free up as much space as you can. Running the Disk Cleanup function can help remove all temporary files and free up some disk space. But one option most people do not use is the option to remove old restore points, keeping only the [...]
When you uninstall software in Windows, you want it to be removed completely. No files, folders or registry settings should remain. Unfortunately not all software uninstalls that neatly. So if you want to make sure a program is uninstalled safely, but thoroughly, consider a 3rd party tool like SecureUninstaller. We took a close look at it.
Bolide Software just recently updated their All My Books software. All My Books was already a great program to maintain your book collection, so keen book readers might already know and use the program to keep track of their collection. But since a lot of people are now also buying eBooks, and audio books, the [...]