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The Best Ways to Back Up Your Data


There are a lot of things that can make your computer slow. Some of them are pretty harmless, but some have the potential to ruin your PC. I’m talking about things like hardware faults and virus attacks. And some of the incorrectly applied speed-up techniques, especially registry hacks, can also kill your PC. I bet you’re thinking that it won’t happen to you because you have good hardware, the “right” drivers, and a good anti-virus. And I bet you are careful when it comes to tweaking. It’s good that you are so confident, but I can tell you that the “Nah, it won’t happen to me” attitude is no good. Because one day it will. Are you comfortable about losing all your files, photos, music, videos and all your programs, including the ones you paid for? No? Well, then you should start backing up your computer today.

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October 27, 2014 How-to-Guides , ,

Accelerate Computer Startup Guide

One of my previous post has mentioned how to speed up Windows startup, well, here is another tips to help you make your PC boot even faster. Normally, computer users need to wait for 30 seconds during the system startup to allow the operating system being loaded (If your computer startup takes far more than 30 seconds, you may need to clean up Windows registry first), actually you can make this 30 seconds wait much shorter like around 5-7 seconds, see the howto below:

For Windows 7 users

  • Find out Computer icon, right click on it and select Properties.


  • Click Advanced System Settings in the section of Tasks.

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October 20, 2014 Computer Knowledge, How-to-Guides

How to create an email group


To mail more than one person, you only have to enter all recipients in the Cc: or Bcc: field of your message. Only? Easy once and for five people, maintaining group communication that way quickly becomes complicated. Fortunately, group email services exist that make it all a snap.

Often, you want to send e-mail to more than one person – for example, all the folks on your Jokes, Sappy Stories, Family, or whatever lists. By creating a group, you can save yourself some time spent typing all those addresses over and over.

To create a group, follow these steps:

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The way to install and register the DLL file

When you run the program or game, the system displays the error message “Can not find wininet.dll”, or “can not found wininet.dll”, it indicates that your system missed dll file or the dll file is not registered, you need to download the dll files and unzip it into the appropriate directory and register it. In most occasion, DLL files can be good  looked after and fixed if there is any error massage via a easy breezy “nurse”. So if you’re a DIY fan, how to manually install and register it? Continue reading →

October 14, 2014 PC how-to

Microsoft introduced a new hardware accessories: wireless Miracast receiver


Microsoft today announced a new hardware accessories: Wireless Display Adapter, (or called Miracast receiver), which it can wirelessly put the whole picture on computer, tablet, phone to big screen by Miracast technology once connected to the HDMI TV or on the screen.

This accessory supports Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and Android 4.2.1 and above systems equipment which are compatible with Miracast, also supports Surface 2 but does not support the Surface RT, Microsoft will launch supporting applications in the Windows applications store. Continue reading →

September 28, 2014 IT News compromised to serve malware via drive-by download

Update, update and update again so you can less the chance of being hacked, being attacked. Keeping learning, never stop. As for Java-based stuff, again, here, remove it for security if you just do not have to need it to operate your own stuff, operating system, server and the likes. Or, switch Java and use other better solutions. Continue reading →

September 24, 2014 IT News

Apple Pay would lead a new payment revolution

Apple held a Apple new product conference in the United States Tino Cooper City Flint Theatre. The the protagonists of this conference is the two iPhone 6 and Apple Watch smart watches. After watching the conference some Apple fans start jokes that after the death of Steve Jobs, Apple’s surprise given less and less. Some people think the biggest highlight of the conference is the NFC-based Apple Pay mobile payment capabilities, this new kind of payment method is expected to have some impact to the traditional method of payment, and usher in a new era of mobile payments. Continue reading →

September 15, 2014 IT News

More tips on optimizing your browsing experience

Tip 1: Disable RSS feeds
If you didn’t subscribe to any RSS feeds on other website, then the RSS Feeds feature of Internet Explorer is useless for you for sure. If you do subscribed to some feeds, I bet the tool you are using is something like Google Reader, which means RSS feeds of IE browser is still useless. The fact is, RSS feeds features of Internet Explorer could slow down the browser when it is turned on, well, why not disable this useless feature to ensure a better browser performance?

  • Open IE browser, go to Tools > Internet Options > Content tab
  • Click on Settings in the Feeds and Web Slices section, uncheck every option in the section.

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September 11, 2014 Computer Knowledge, How-to-Guides

Servo, product of cooperation between Mozilla and Samsung


Servo is a device jointly developed by Mozilla and Samsung for ARM device and Android web browser engine, using Rust language. Servo’s target is Webkit. Apple and Google are both using the Webkit engine in their browser.

Servo is an experimental web browser layout engine (like Gecko), jointly developed by the Mozilla and Samsung. Servo’s vision is to make the most of the “core” functions of multicore processors, rather than let it become a gimmick of hardware vendors. This powerful combination with Samsung is a hope that Servo and Rust can finally achieve fruition on the Android platform and ARM devices. Continue reading →

September 1, 2014 IT News

Windows 9 may remove the Metro interface!

According to new Windows 9 leaks and rumors, it seems we could be in for some dramatic changes by the time the first public preview of Windows 9 rolls around (probably on September 30). The most recent leaked builds of Windows 9 (codename Threshold) indicate that Microsoft will finally fix the awful upgrade process that has plagued Windows for almost two decades, replacing it with a one-click upgrade system. Continue reading →

August 28, 2014 IT News