In my last blog post, I shared five steps to help you get the most out of your gaming PC. But wait, that’s not nearly all: Here are five even more tuning tips and tricks that build on my previous list and that you’ll want to keep up your sleeve. “Perfect Gamer” [...]
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Want to get the most out of your gaming PC (and games in general)? Well, read on for the ultimate guide to increase frames per second (FPS) drastically, reducing game lags, improving game quality and more! In part 2 of our “Perfect Gamer” series, you’ll learn to tune your PC to the limit. In part [...]
Who’s up for a round of Diablo 3 or the futuristic Crysis 2 end-of-times gaming spectacle? How about some Max Payne 3? Before firing up your mouse + keyboard combo, are you sure your PC can even handle these games? Many PCs are far too old or simply unequipped to optimize the gaming experience. In [...]
Remember the days when Windows and a lot of third-party applications used to bombard you with annoying balloon messages in the taskbar? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to control these annoying messages in Windows 7.
So far in our spring cleaning series, we’ve shown you just how much junk can accumulate inside your PC and some quick steps for clearing this out. But don’t put away your cleaning supplies yet, this week we’ll give you five more tips to finish off your spring cleaning to ensure a summer of optimal [...]
In last week’s spring-cleaning experiment, we cleared out more than 125 GBs of data junk on just a handful of PCs. Now, we’re taking our spring cleaning to the next level to show you just how we cleaned them – and the steps you can take to have that “just like new” feel in your [...]
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide 2012, Part One: 16 PCs. 125 GB of Junk. 103.000 Worthless Files. GONE!
Spring is finally here! With the warmer weather, however, comes the frenzy of throwing out old garbage, scrubbing our homes and reorganizing our belongings. Unfortunately, PCs rarely get the love they deserve during this all-inclusive scrub down – but they should. After all, even a PC or laptop that is just a few weeks old [...]
I admit it—I’d rather play Monkey Island (1990) or Wing Commander III (1994) before even thinking about Crysis 2 or Skyrim. My passion for PC gaming started at the tender age of 10 when my dad got us a 486 DX4 with 100 MHz, 8 MB of RAM, a 1 MB Cirrus Logic VGA graphics [...]
Every Windows veteran goes nuts about keyboard shortcuts. By pressing a combination of two or three keys, you can make typical tasks much faster than by performing them with your mouse or trackpad. You can also easily switch between software, move windows around, access hidden features, and cycle through taskbar items. This blog post lists [...]
Let’s get rid of blue screens, frequent PC crashes, and annoying error messages once and for all. This week’s blog post will dive deep into Windows Event Viewer and help you diagnose and solve PC problems just like the pros. Event Viewer – The perfect troubleshooter, built right in! Windows and its ecosystem isn’t perfect. [...]