How to permanently delete files in Windows with Cipher

When you delete a file in Windows, all it really does, is delete an entry in the master file table that tells the computer where the actual file is stored.  Without permanently deleting it, the file could potentially be recovered at a later date. Cipher…

Changing Your DNS Settings on Windows 10

If you’ve never changed your DNS address, you’re probably still using the one given to you by your ISP. It’s really easy to change the DNS server and by doing so, you can enhance the privacy and security (and speed, to some extent) of your…

How to Update Windows 8, 7 and Vista

It is important to always keep your operating system update in order to keep it running properly. Here is how you can update Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista installations. Open Windows Start menu. Open the Control Panel. Go to System and Security >…

How to Update Windows XP, 2000, ME and 98

It's important to keep your Windows installation updated, even older systems. Here is how to update Windows XP, 2000, ME and 98: Open Windows Start menu. Open the Control Panel. Click Windows Update on the See Also menu (on the left side) to go to…

How to Update Windows 10

How to manually check for Windows 10 Updates   1. Open Windows Start menu. 2. Click or tap the Settings icon. 3. Click or tap Update & Security. 4. Click or tap the Check for updates button. Windows 10 will automatically download and install updates…

Why you need to update Windows regularly

What is Windows Update? Windows Update is a free service provided by Microsoft for Windows operating systems. It maintains updates for Windows operating systems like service packs and patches. On the second Tuesday of every month, Microsoft releases patches and other security updates through Windows…

How to Use a VPN to Improve Security on Windows

Many experts agree that Windows is the most vulnerable operating system on the market. While Windows might not be the best when it comes to security, it still dominates the desktop market with a market share of over 80%. If you’re on a Windows computer,…

How to Disable Tracking Features in Windows 10 for Beginners

Windows 10 is the latest operating system offering from Microsoft. It has cloud backup capabilities and many people have privacy concerns over this. While Microsoft allows cloud syncing across different devices for a seamless experience, it also has data tracking capabilities. But wait, there’s no…