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Taking Back Control Of Windows 10 Updates

by Jamie Fletcher on February 10, 2016 in Editorials & Interviews, Software

This guide will help you take back control of Windows 10 by stopping auto updates and enable selective updates with the help of the Group Policy editor for Pro users, and Windows Services for Home users. Also prevent unexpected reboots, and disable the installation of bad updates or drivers.

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A Look At NVIDIA’s Standalone Iray Plugins & Iray Server

by Rob Williams on December 1, 2015 in Graphics & Displays, Software

Today, NVIDIA has announced that going forward, it will itself be selling Iray plugins for different design software suites, as well as a software solution called Iray Server. The first official release of these have been a long time coming, so there’s only one thing to do: take them for an in-depth test.

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Repairing A Broken Bootloader Or Master Boot Record In Windows 7, 8, And 10

by Rob Williams on November 11, 2015 in Software

Booting up a Windows PC and seeing a glaring boot error is a maddening experience. Matters are made worse if you give up and decide to reinstall the entire OS. Before that point is reached, let this article be your guide, as repairing the Windows boot may be easier than you think.

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Disabling Windows Pagefile & Hibernation To Reclaim SSD Space

by Rob Williams on October 20, 2015 in Software, Storage

SSD sizes, even today, can leave a bit to be desired. On a modest SSD, matters can be made worse when Windows hogs a lot of space between its paging and hibernation files. In this article, we take a look at what these files are used for, and see whether or not you’ll be able to free up precious space by altering or removing them.


Creating Bootable Windows XP, 7, 8 & 10 USB Flash Drive Installers

by Robert Tanner and Rob Williams on October 7, 2015 in Software

As time passes, more and more PCs are being built without an optical drive. When the time comes to reinstall or upgrade Windows, an issue can arise: Where does that setup DVD go? The answer: On a flash drive. Find out the different ways to get Windows XP through Windows 10 onto a bootable flash drive – and enjoy the speed benefits that come with it.

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