If you have to use Internet Explorer for work and need to open a different set of work-specific tabs every day, is there a quick and easy way to do it instead of opening each one individually?
Taking apart the occasional piece of old hardware can be fun and educational at the same time, but should you be worried that the hardware in question may contain hazardous materials? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a worried reader’s question.
There are quite a few web apps for Chrome that seem to be nothing more than ‘prettified’ shortcuts to our favorite websites, but is that all they are, or is there more to them? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers.
Available USB ports on laptops are at a premium even if you have few things to actually plug in, but what do you do if you are using wireless accessories and need those precious USB ports for other uses as well? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post looks for answers to one reader’s USB port dilemma.
Internet Explorer has had a bit of a reputation problem over the years and some people prefer to disable it on their systems. But if you have disabled it, should you continue to install security updates for it regardless? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s question.
There is nothing quite as frustrating as having an important e-mail someone sent you never arrive, and all without either party knowing what happened to it. Today’s SuperUser Q&A post looks at the problems that might stop an e-mail from ever arriving at its intended destination.
SSDs seems to come in quite a variety of ‘new’ sizes these days, but why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to one curious reader’s question.
Have you ever wondered why laptop screens seem to come in such odd sizes? Then you are not alone! Today’s SuperUser Q&A post looks at the reasons for the odd screen sizes you see when comparing laptops.
Considering that DOS was a single-tasking OS and the ties it had with early versions of Windows, just how did earlier versions of Windows manage to accomplish multi-tasking? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post looks at the answers to this question.
The ‘verify disc’ feature is great for making sure your freshly burned disc turned out well, but how exactly does it work? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question.
While most of us have probably never stopped to think about it, alphabetical characters are not all the same size in the number of bytes it takes to represent them. But why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s question.
This week saw the arrival of Windows XP’s EOL date, yet many are holding onto it, and on occasion, even older systems still. How do you convince a stubborn family member that updating their unsupported system to a newer, more secure one is in their best interest?
Add-ins make many of our favorite programs even better to use and allow for a nice customized experience while working, but what do you do when an add-in is causing problems and preventing you from using Outlook to get your work done?
Building up a solid custom dictionary in Microsoft Word takes a while as you add a handful of words at a time, but once you get it built up, it makes working on your documents a much more pleasant task. So what do you do when you need to re-install Windows and do not want to lose your custom dictionary?
While you may not think about or realize it, Microsoft Word creates a second copy of any documents you have open and are working on. But why does Microsoft Word do this? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s question about this behavior.
By now most people are more than familiar with the concept of Cloud Computing, but what about the new concept referred to as Fog Computing? Today’s Q&A post takes a look at this new concept and how it differs from Cloud Computing.
While most of us will most likely never have to worry about someone hacking our Wi-Fi network, just how hard would it be for an enthusiast to hack a person’s Wi-Fi network? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has answers to one reader’s questions about Wi-Fi network security.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a dependable work-horse when it comes to eradicating malware, and definitely a recommended app for anyone’s security setup. This week Malwarebytes has released a new stable version that features a host of improvements, new features, and a redesigned interface.
Suppose you have a small horde of programs you want to uninstall on your Windows system, but Windows will only let you uninstall them one at a time. Why is that? What is stopping you from uninstalling multiple programs simultaneously?
Is shutdown.exe necessary when shutting Windows down, or is it just part of what is used to shut Windows down? Are other files and/or processes used instead? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question.
OneNote is a wonderful app for taking notes, maintaining lists, and more, but had to be purchased before adding it to your favorite computer, and was not available for Mac. But no longer! As of yesterday, Microsoft has made OneNote free for all Windows 7 and 8.x systems plus offered up a new version just for Mac OSX systems!
The visual differences between the GNOME and KDE desktop environments are easy to see, so how is it possible to run an app from one under the other without problems? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer.
Are you one of the individuals who has been patiently waiting for a Modern UI version of VLC Media Player? Then your wait is finally over! A beta version has become available this week and is ready to install on your favorite Windows 8.x system.
Most of the time, sharing a computer with others works out fine, but what do you do if you suspect someone is logging into your account behind your back? How do you find out or check to see if someone has successfully compromised your account?
Do you have an interest in learning more about Linux for personal enjoyment and/or with an eye towards the job market? Then you will definitely be excited to learn that the Linux Foundation is now offering a free ‘Introduction to Linux’ MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) program for anyone who is interested in increasing their Linux knowledge.