The Box Model in CSS3

The Box Model in CSS3

A powerful feature of CSS3 is it allows the designer to position elements in page. Such method is called CSS-P or Positioning. As you know, the web browser phisically organizes the page according to the HTML code. A Box Model represents the sum of rules leading to the final aspect […]

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What to do when Windows 8 shuts down very slowly

What to do when Windows 8 shuts down very slowly

Sometimes Windows users may encounter a very nasty situation: the computer simply doesn’t want to shut down or the process is extremely slow taking up to 2 minutes. In the past I also had a similar issue and was a bit worried thinking about viruses or other possible threats when […]

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What to do when Windows 8 Starts Up Very Slowly

What to do when Windows 8 Starts Up Very Slowly

Like its predecessors, Windows 8 is sometimes starting up very slowly. What can be done in such case? Well, the very first thing is identifying why Windows is booting slowly; this is often caused by one or more processes running in the background. Unlike its predecessors, Windows 8 features more […]

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A good antivirus software is the solution to minimise the damage from viruses

A good antivirus software is the solution to minimise the damage from viruses

Is your laptop slowing down? Is it acting funny and unusual? Are your files altered or misplaced? Welcome to the world of viruses. Just like in humans, viruses multiply, replicate and infect, in computers too; they reproduce and spread from one to another, damaging the health of your system. Laptops […]

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How to disable Windows 8 Lock Screen in five easy steps

How to disable Windows 8 Lock Screen in five easy steps

Windows 8 is the latest version of Microsoft's user friendly OS and though a lot of people have started using it, and though it is pretty user friendly incorporating simple to understand language, some users may be embarrassed to admit they can't get a handle on it. Admittedly it does […]

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What to do if you can't see the WI-Fi Network in Windows 8?

When you connect to the WI-FI ruter for the first time or if it was previously configured to work with another computer, there is a chance your actual computer won’t see it. Such issue is merely caused by the Windows firewall blocking the connections. To work around this problem you […]

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Windows 8: Solving the “No Permission to Write Files on Disk” issue

Windows 8: Solving the “No Permission to Write Files on Disk” issue

When you upgrade a previous version of Windows to Windows 8 with the format+clean install option, you might have a “nice” surprise of being unable to access the files you previously saved on another partition of your hard drive. By default, Windows OS locks the permissions to the previous owner […]

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How to change File Associations in Windows 8

How to change File Associations in Windows 8

As in previous versions of Windows, what application opens which file type is a problem that many folks are still concerned. Although Windows 8 has built-in applications for opening videos, music files, PDFs, images, etc…, one’s desires could be different form what the OS creators intended. In such situation, changing […]

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How to turn off Defender in Windows 8

How to turn off Defender in Windows 8

Inheriting the firewall utility from previous versions, Windows 8 features the basic protection method against malware and spyware but many folks would need Windows Defender deactivated in case a more advanced internet security suite is installed. Having multiple firewalls on a same machine is a no-no in terms of possible […]

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How to Back Up Windows 8

How to Back Up Windows 8

Looking back 2008, Windows Vista introduced for the first time the full image backup system, then it was expanded to every edition of Windows 7 and now Windows 8 has two methods to create an image backup. Creating an image backup is crucial in case of an operating system failure […]

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How to change the Virtual Memory size in Windows 8

How to change the Virtual Memory size in Windows 8

Windows’ new operation system is efficiently setup by default so no changes and tweaks are required. Anyway, a savvy user can opt to do some changes that could actually improve performance and make Windows 8 run more smoothly to render a better performance overall. These settings can be accessed right […]

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How to turn off the Moving Pencil in Skype

How to turn off the Moving Pencil in Skype

Skype has a special feature allowing the other side to see when you type or delete something you typed. This is basically a good feature but many would probably hate it and feel emotionally monitorized considering the typing speed or how often delete or make corrections to the text or […]

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