We hope to bring timely tips, advice and interesting ways to make your computer work better for you on this page. In the first series here we would like to bring you a link that describes how to fully encrypt your hard drive. Encrypting your drive is easy and can be accomplished by anyone following these simple steps. Once encrypted, no-one is going to be able to access that computers drive without the password you create. So, here is the link I recommend for you to get that process done using a very good FREE encryption tool called Truecrypt:
Are you a music fan? If you're like me you're looking for new and interesting ways to find, stream, download and enjoy music online. There are so many different sites available. This guide will help you if you're just starting out, or if you need some fresh ideas on how to enjoy music on the web. You can view this guide online, or download it:
This one simple tip can increase your bandwidth by 20%. Remember bandwidth is like the pipe that your data flows from your internet connection to your computer. Microsoft sets aside a chunk of it for things like Updates and checks on your computer. Remove it by following this simple procedure:
Microsoft reserves 20% of your available bandwidth for their own purposes, such as Windows Updates and interrogating your machine etc. Follow thes simple procedures and you should be cruising the internet considerably faster:
Go to START and open RUN - type “gpedit.msc“ without quotes. Navigate to Local Computer Policy\Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Network\QoS Packet Scheduler.
Select Limit reservable bandwidth and by default is not configured. Right Click, choose Properties and Select Enabled and set the Bandwidth limit to 0% (zero).
Here is a neat way to find downloadable mp3's on the net: Enter this script into Google's search box and substitute the "artist or song" with your favorite artist or song you are searching for....... -inurl:(htm|html|php) intitle:”index of” +”last modified” +”parent directory” +description +size +(wma|mp3) “artist or song”