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Linux vs. Windows

Windows vs. Linux: a comparison

Most PC users are only familiar with Windows in its various versions, but there are alternative operating systems on the market. Linux distributions offer many advantages compared to Microsoft’s product. Nonetheless, there are many things to take into consideration before switching. So, who should you fight for in the great battle – Linux or Windows?

Ping Command

How to use the ping command in Windows

The ping command line program is available to you on all current operating systems. Using a step-by-by step tutorial, we’ll show you how you can activate ping in Windows via the command prompt and how to employ the tool for network diagnostics to verify the connection between two computers.

What version of Windows do I have?

What version of Windows do I have?

Are you a Windows user, but aren’t sure what version of the operating system you have installed on your PC? This article introduces three ways of checking your Windows version in just a few seconds: using a keyboard shortcut, via the Control Panel, or using the Windows Command Prompt (CMD).

Windows CMD commands

Windows command prompt: CMD commands explained

There are more than 200 CMD commands available with Windows. The command prompt can be used to control large parts of the operating system, computer, or drives. You can also use the Windows “command prompt” commands to organise your files or run network tasks. To do this, though, you have to know the right commands. Here we explain how to use CMD commands and which functions they have. Our article...

A comparison of different servers

Servers by comparison in web hosting

Carry out a server comparison and you will notice that website operators have a large selection to choose from. Professional hosts offer virtual, dedicated, and cloud based servers in different performance levels. How do these server models differ from one another? What features does a root server have in comparison to a managed server? Which type of hosting is best for your web project? Take a...

Windows won’t boot

Windows 7, 8, 10 will no longer start – causes and solutions

Every Windows user knows: No matter which version you use, the popular Microsoft operating system has its bad days. Sometimes these are so serious that the worst possible outcome happens: Windows won't boot anymore. You might think there’s nothing you can do, but don't panic: Boot problems and bluescreens can be solved quickly in most cases.

Windows 7: End of Life

Windows 7 end of support: What you need to do?

Even years after it was first released, Windows 7 continues to be one of the favourite operating systems worldwide. But with Microsoft announcing the end of its support for Windows 7, many PC users will need to upgrade or look for an alternative. But just because Windows 7 has reached the end of its life, doesn’t mean the software is no longer working. Windows 7 EOL means that Microsoft will no...

Error 651

Error 651: explanation and troubleshooting

“Error 651: The modem (or other connecting device) has reported an error.” You’ll run into this message in Windows when the LAN connection between your computer and modem (or other network device) is interrupted. In this article, we advise you on the various possible causes for the problem and how you can troubleshoot Error 651 in Windows 10, 8, and 7.

Add a Windows 10 User

Add a Windows 10 user: how it’s done

Regardless of whether it’s a desktop layout, wallpaper, or individual settings – each user has their own ideas when it comes to the design of their system surface. For this reason, it’s practical for state-of-the-art operating systems to provide the option of logging in with different accounts at system start. In Windows 10 you can also add new users in order to simplify shared use of the device. ...

Exporting Chrome Bookmarks

Exporting Chrome Bookmarks: How It Works

If you’d like to access websites again later, you can simply save them as a bookmark or favourite. Chrome also offers this option, allowing a collection of your favourite sites to be conveniently displayed in Google’s browser. You can easily copy this collection of links to other browsers thanks to an integrated feature. But how exactly do you export your Chrome bookmarks?


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