How to secure your WiFi network from getting hacked

Hackers can hack your network if you make use of weak passwords/encryptions. If not careful, hackers can have access to your accounts, computers, steal personal information and others. They commonly use the method called Sniffing, tampering and tracking networks, but not to worry, here are tips to avoid being hacked. Tips Don’t connect to an (more…)

How to limit data usage on your PC

It is so common to hear most  PC users complaining about how much internet data their laptop consumes. Data plan subscriptions are expensive, limited, and it is not the best spending a lot on internet subscription. So, the steps below will help in reducing PC’s  data consumption and make your data subscription last longer. Step (more…)

How to create an account on GitHub

Firstly, what is GitHub? GitHub is a Git repository hosting service, but it adds many of its own features. While Git is a command line tool, GitHub provides a Web-based graphical interface. It also provides access control and several collaboration features, such as a wikis and basic task management tools for every project. Here is (more…)

How to save battery life on your Windows PC

We focus so much on our phones’ battery life, but ever sat down to realize that laptops still don’t have 24-hours battery life span? So instead of keeping you PC on charge every second, here are a few methods to extend the battery life. Note that none of these methods will turn your PC into (more…)

How to update Windows 10

Updating the software on your laptop is an easy and effective way to make sure your system runs smoothly. When you update Windows 10, your PC will have the latest features, bug fixes, and, most important, security patches. How to Manually Update Windows 10 1. Select the Start (Windows) button from the bottom-left corner. 2. Go to settings (gear icon). 3. (more…)

How to Schedule a Windows 10 Update

Windows 10 offers you the choice of when and how to get the latest updates to keep your device running smoothly and securely. When you update, you’ll get the latest fixes and security improvements, helping your device run efficiently and stay protected. In most cases, restarting your device completes the update. Make sure your device is (more…)

How to run the Windows Troubleshooter

Windows includes a variety of “troubleshooters” designed to quickly diagnose and automatically solve various computer problems. Troubleshooters can’t fix everything, but they’re a great place to start if you encounter a problem with your computer. Troubleshooters are built into the Control Panel on Windows 7, 8 and 10 so practically all Windows users can take advantage (more…)

How to Troubleshoot on Windows 10

If you’ve installed Windows 10, you’ll find these in Settings. Navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot. As of the Creators Update, the following troubleshooters are available here: Blue Screen, Bluetooth, Hardware and Devices, HomeGroup, Incoming Connections, Internet Connections, Keyboard, Network Adapter, Printer, Playing Audio, Power, Program Compatibility Troubleshooter, Recording Audio, Search and Indexing, (more…)

How to Troubleshoot on Windows 7 and 8

You’ll find these tools in the Control Panel on Windows 7 and 8. Navigate to Control Panel > System and Security > Troubleshoot Common Computer Problems. On Windows 7, click “Find and Fix Problems” instead. You’ll see a list of the most common troubleshooters you might need. These aren’t the only available troubleshooters. Click “View All” (more…)

How to fix “USB Device not recognized” on your PC

You know that moment when you plug in a USB into your PC, and this pops up: USB Device not recognized: One of the devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned and windows does not recognize it. Yeah. That sucks. Here are a few reasons why that could happen: The currently plugged in USB driver has (more…)