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Downloading free PC software online is kind of like playing Russian roulette. You never know which next click is going to destroy your PC. In Forrest Gump’s world, it might also be like opening a box of chocolates. But one recent change by Google has made downloading free PC software online surprisingly easy and safe. It’s arguably the biggest change in the PC online download market in yRead More
Windows 8 had several serious problems when it launched. Over the past 1.5 years, Microsoft has fixed a number of those problems –although many still remain. One problem is that Windows 8 cannot natively play DVDs. That’s really annoying for anyone who, you know, watches DVDs. Today, I’m going to explain why Windows 8 can’t play DVDs (there’s a good reason) and how you can easRead More
64-bit apps are the best way to take advantage of your 64-bit operating system. In fact, they’re the only way. Most new PCs these days come with 64-bit operating systems. Most users won’t notice the difference, but 64-bit processors do a significantly better job of allocating CPU processing power. That means faster performance in all sorts of different programs and better PC speeds overall.Read More
It’s sad that we have to write an article with a title like this. I’m not writing this because I think Windows 8 users are stupid. I’m writing this because thousands of users are searching the internet trying to discover how to play something as simple as a DVD or Blu-Ray on their Windows 8 computers. It’s a testament to Windows 8’s lack of user-friendliness that users are left searchRead More
VLC Media Player is one of the world’s most popular applications. Unlike Windows Media Player, which requires expensive codecs to play just about any movie file, VLC is based on open-source code that freely uses copyrighted codecs. Since the creators of VLC are based in France, the legality of VLC is hazy. But that hasn’t stopped millions of users from downloading the program, which is consRead More