How To: Find The PC Serial Number – Windows

Most Windows machines have a sticker at the bottom of the machine that shows manufacturing date and serial number. However, those stickers tend to fade or fall off the machine. Today’s post will review an option for getting your serial number when the sticker is no longer

Alert: The Death Of Skype 7 Again

So Skype was going to kill the loved version 7 until it wasn’t going to kill the loved version 7. However, now Skype is going to kill the loved version 7 again.  Makes sense right?

How To: Fix Office Install Error 0-1018

While trying to do an office reinstall, on a windows pc, came across an issue. During the install process, the install would crash and give an Error Code: 0-1018 (0). No matter how many times we tried to do the reinstall, the same error

Classic Skype Is Not Dead Yet

This post goes out to all of those “Old School” folks that use Skype, and who were dreading the impending death of Skype 7.0 (AKA Classic Skype). Per Microsoft’s previous statements, as of September 1st, everyone was going to be required to move to the newest version of Skype. Well that so did not go over well with a large …

How To Lock Windows PC Via Desktop File

Whenever I step away from my windows pc, I like to lock the screen. This way anyone who walked up to my pc, only gets to see the welcome screen. The easiest way I find to lock my pc is simply to have an icon on my desktop that says Lock Computer that I click on and the pc locks. In …

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Finding Your Software Product Keys In Windows

If you ever need to reinstall software on your pc, knowing the software product key or keys is something you MUST KNOW unless you plan to pay for the software again. Today’s post will go over 2 free software programs that can retrieve product keys

Installing or Reinstalling Microsoft PDF in Windows 10

PDF is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, so that the document looks the same no matter what application software, hardware, and operating system you use.  Today’s post will go over how to install or reinstall the PDF function that is built into Windows 10. For most the choice to print …