Tibor Schiemann, co-founder of TuneUp, recently spoke with system-log.com journalist Thomas Sekkingstad about the company’s fortuitous start on a ski trip 16 years ago and how it has since evolved to a global entity with 100 employees. Read the full conversation below for previews on what to expect with TuneUp Utilities 2013 – and to [...]
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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 [...]
There are a million articles focusing on backup and data safety on the web, but the sad truth is, only six percent of all PC users back up their data regularly. And it’s really a striking figure, considering the fact that data these days can entail one’s memories and entertainment, not to mention even one’s [...]
Windows is in constant communication with the Internet – in fact, dozens of Windows features send data to and from the Internet. So if you need or want more control over what’s flowing through your data pipes, this blog post will help. This is not your typical “Microsoft is spying on you” blog post. Instead, [...]
In last week’s blog post, we performed some early performance benchmarks and compared Windows 7 SP1 with the recently released Windows 8 Consumer Preview. While speed improved in some scenarios, other aspects suffered a bit. However, the important thing to remember is, performance doesn’t just depend on the underlying operating system (OS); it also relies [...]
Don’t let the shiny new Metro interface of Windows 8 fool you—the new operating system (OS) has been improved not just with a spanking new outfit but also in the performance department. For instance, Microsoft’s future OS needs to work with both high-end PCs as well as small-factor devices like ARM and low-powered Intel tablets, [...]
Microsoft is not in the habit of supporting its operating systems (OSs) until the end of time. At some point, none of its current OS versions, from Windows XP Service Pack 3 to Windows 7 Service Pack 1, will be marketed, supported, or sold. In this week’s blog post, we’ll let you know how long [...]