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Windows 10 Technical Preview: Install As A Dual Boot Configuration OR Install In A Virtual Box

If you are looking for a method to “test and try” the Windows 10 Technical Preview and you do not have a test PC available; I found detailed instructions, from two very reputable sources, for two common install options. 211 more words

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Use Ctrl + H in Google Chrome To Access and Manage Your Browsing History

If you use the Google Chrome Web Browser, hold down the “Ctrl” key on your keyboard and hit the “H” key… This hotkey combination makes it easy to view your history (for the past 90 days) and to manage various aspects of it, such as “clearing your browsing history” and managing the history on any of your other google account signed-in devices. 91 more words

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Train Yourself To Use The Windows 8/8.1 Quick Access Menu (aka: Win +X Menu)

If you are a Windows 8 user, teach yourself to to use the Quick Access Menu (also known as the “Win + X menu” where you hold down the “Windows Key” on the keyboard and hit the “X” key on the keyboard). 167 more words

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How To Activate The Windows 8.1 Onscreen Keyboards During Those Times Of Laziness

There are times when I am at my computer where my posture and position are just not ergonomically correct (by all standards). It is called getting comfortable (by my standards). 413 more words

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GEEK SQUEAK - Is your Windows 8 OS optimized for SSD?

If you have installed, a SSD to Windows 8 or 8.1, and you are not sure the OS is optimized for an SSD, go to… 14 more words

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GMAIL USERS - Use Google's 2-Step Verification For Stronger Account Security

There are many Google account holders (i.e. Gmail) that are unaware of Google’s 2-Step Logon Verification Process. I have been using 2-Step Verification for over a year and I feel much more at ease knowing that my Google Account is at a much higher level of protection from the account being stolen or compromised. 138 more words

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