Tag Archives: Windows

Test your network speed

Need a quick way to check your network speed?  You can use TotuSoft’s Lan Speed Test. This small (124kb), excellent program allows you to transfer data packets from one computer to another across your network.  TotuSoft offers advanced versions of … Continue reading

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No, you are not a Microsoft employee, no I don’t have a virus and by the way, you are definitely talking to the wrong people

Ironically I’ve seen warnings from other techs like Dawn, Mickey and more of my IT peers about fake Microsoft calls. Today, I got the pleasure of speaking with one. When these people call you, they will identify themselves as a Microsoft employee … Continue reading

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Clean Windows with Clean Master

If your computer is running slow and you need to do a little house keeping, use a program we found at What’s On My PC. Clean Windows thoroughly with Clean Master.   Clean Master, is usually a program used on … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to run cleanup on Windows 10 Technical Preview once you upgrade

Make sure that if you download the latest Technical Preview update on the first Windows 10 Technical Preview, run cleanup to get rid of the older installation.

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Second Release of Windows 10 Technical Preview Available

The second Windows 10 Technical Preview is available…open the Charms bar by hitting Windows + C on your current preview build . Click on Settings , Change PC Settings, Update and Recovery, Preview Builds and Download Now   Do NOT … Continue reading

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See Network Details in Windows 8.1

Want to see details such as IP addresses, MAC addresses and more using Windows 8.1 Network details? Double click on the network icon Click on details Select choose columns Select all

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Create a temporary drive map with PushD

Create a temporary drive map with PushD.   PushD allows a temporary drive map that can be used in a script to copy, delete or modify files or folders.   When using PushD, the drive mapping will start at Z … Continue reading

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