How to Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 10

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Windows 10, unlike its predecessors, will download and install updates automatically. From a security point of view it make sense to keep the workstations up-to-date and fully patched. However, Microsoft has a history of pulling buggy Windows updates that breaks computers. It might be a good idea to wait for some time before installing all […]

How to Force Windows 10 Upgrade?

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As you probably know, Microsoft officially released Windows 10 on the 29th July 2015. It is a free upgrade for users with a genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8 license (although you’ll need to claim it before 29th July 2016). Microsoft is pushing the upgrade in waves or phases via Windows Update. If you haven’t […]

How to Recover Windows Product Key from Registry?

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The Windows Product key is generally stored in the System registry in the path HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\DigitalProductId To view this open Registry Editor as an elevated Administrator user and navigate to HKEYLOCALMACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows NT > CurrentVersion.

How to use the Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8

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Fragmentation makes your hard disk do extra work that can slow down your computer. Disk Defragmenter rearranges fragmented data so your hard disk can work more efficiently. Disk Defragmenter runs on a schedule, but you can also defragment your hard disk manually.

Setting up your new Android Phone Part 3: Downloading applications from the Android Market

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You’re learnt how to access the Android Market, and how applications work. Now, it’s time for you to get some for yourself. This step by step guide will teach you how to download apps from the Android Market.