How to Stress Test your Graphics or Video Card

asus video card

If you are consistently getting the annoying BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) on your Windows computer, especially when playing your favorite games, this can mean two (2) things. First, the game program itself could have crashed. Second, the graphics card could have crashed or failed with the load it has with the running game software.

How to fix sec_error_revoked_certificate when viewing websites with Firefox

Secure Connection Failed

I usually use Mozilla Firefox 99% of the time in browsing websites. Google Chrome and Safari are just my alternate browsers. Recently, when I was trying to access my online bank account, I am confronted with an error page saying "Secure Connection Failed".

At first I thought the banking site was temporarily down as I got an email notification few days ago about some scheduled downtime. So I checked that said email only to find out that the scheduled downtime was already 3 days ago. The site must be up already!

How to Test Your Computer's Memory (RAM) for Problems in Windows 8/8.1

Checking computer memory

If you are using a Windows computer (Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8) and you are getting this BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) on occasions, then one of the possible causes is a failing hardware component, especially the Random Access Memory or the so-called RAM.

Switching between the Classic and Windows 8 modes of Google Chrome

Switching between Google Chrome's Windows 8 Mode

Google Chrome is known to be the fastest browser in the planet. It is also free so a lot of people are using it and it is present in millions of internet-capable devices out there. For desktop and laptop computers, the look and feel of Google Chrome is similar by default.

However, with the newest release of Google Chrome in Windows 8 computers, there is another mode called "Windows 8 Mode". This sets apart from the older version or the classic mode of Google Chrome as this Windows 8 mode looks very similar to the Chromium app.

 

How to Add a New User Account in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

Windows 8/8.1 account management

If you just got your brand new laptop or desktop today, chances are, your computer is shipped with the latest stable release of Windows 8. or Windows 8.1. In order to maximize your use of Windows 8/8.1, knowledge of basic Windows operations is of utmost importance.

This article will describe how to add and manage user accounts in this new version of Windows.

 

Is it safe to allow kids or children to surf the internet?

Child safety online

The internet is never a safe place for everyone. How much more for children or even teens? The risk of having them exposed to pornography, bad company, cyber bullies, malicious websites and even to phishing websites is very high. However, this generation of ours is already governed and shaped by technology and the internet is among them. In all sectors, government, education and many others, the internet is a booster factor.

How to Block Pop-up Windows in Mozilla Firefox

pop-up free Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most widely used web browser in the world. Besides from being free, it is fast, reliable and is supported by several functionality expanders called plugins or add-ons which like Firefox, are also free.

Even if Firefox is a stable and always up-to-date browser, it is still prone to the attacks of malicious websites. Most attacks are in the form of unwanted advertising through pop-ups. In order to protect your Firefox browser from these annoying pop-ups, you can configure it to block all pop-ups and just add an exception to legitimate websites.

How to Block Pop-up Windows in Google Chrome

Preventing pop-ups in Chrome

There are thousands of websites out there that contains malicious contents and serve unwanted and annoying advertisements. To protect you from being a victim of these sites, you can enable Chrome's pop-up blocker.

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