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How To Quickly Find BIOS Version, Date or Computer Serial Number...

There are many ways to retrieve information about BIOS inside your computer. You can boot your computer into BIOS to look it up, or...

Know When To Upgrade BIOS and Recovery Troubleshoot

Okay, so you need to upgrade BIOS. First stop right there, ask yourself this question again, and is it truly necessary to have the...

How To Troubleshoot “one or more fans appear to have stopped...

Recently my main desktop failed, without going into too much detail what happened, I have to replace my motherboard. The trouble is, it's extremely...

FirmwareTablesView to Retrieve Windows 8.1 Product Key from BIOS

FirmwareTablesView is a new simple tool from NirSoft that displays a list of firmware tables, such as ACPI, SMBIOS, etc., stored on your system....

Windows 10 Quick Tip: How To Tell If My Windows is...

You don't have to restart your computer and go into BIOS to find out whether your Windows 8 or 10 is booting in UEFI...

Why My Windows 8 Ready PC Won’t Boot From USB to...

I bought a Windows 8 pre-installed Lenovo ThinkPad that I want to downgrade to Windows 7. But when I tried to boot it from...

How To Retrieve Windows 8 and 10 OEM Product Key From...

The OEM license model has changed since Windows 8. If you buy a Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 pre-installed computer, you will no longer...

UEFI Secure Boot in Windows 8 Explained, The Customer is still...

With the discussion of how Microsoft’s new UEFI secure boot would effect Linux and worries the researches buzzing on the internet, Building Windows 8...

How To Tell If Your PC is Ready for Windows XP...

One of the requirements for Windows XP Mode is the PC needs to be virtualization ready, meaning the CPU processor has either AMD-V or...