68 Answered Questions for the topic windows
Why should I learn how to get the most out of Windows 10?
Do you personally use a MAC or Chromebook and use Windows at work?Do you currently use Windows 7 or Windows 8?Are you getting a new computer with Windows 10?Are you presently using Windows 10 and... more
A software for file(exe) binding?
Can you recommend a powerful file binder(joiner) for windows? I need to attach a program(exe) to a host program so they can run together.
Action-adventure game for learning to use a gamepad?
I am trying to teach my fiance to play action-adventure cooperative games. I started with *Rayman Origins* and *Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light*, but they both require some experience handling... more
A software to monitor GPU temperature changes?
It happens quite often that while playing heavy games, my laptop shuts off due to GPU overheat. I need a software that does the following: - Records GPU temperature - When the temperature... more
What is a screen recorder with mouse movement and can save the recording as video?
I'm looking for screen recording software that supports: - dynamic zooming of the page - captures mouse movements - allows captions to be overlaid - stop/continue recording - sound recording ... more
Windows HTML/CSS editor that has live preview?
What is the best text editor for HTML/CSS that has **live preview**? I use Sublime Text 3, but v3 has no live preview plug-in yet.
Windows Application for broadcasting the screen through the local network?
I am going to teach a group of 5 people. I want to broadcast my screen to other users(students). What software you can suggest for this purpose? - Paid/Free: it does not matter - Requirement: it... more
Windows software for custom shortcut keys?
I would like a software which allow me to create custom shortcut key like: - Shortcut to my Dropbox folder - Shortcut to open my text editor - Shortcut to write my usual password (bad idea I... more
Which Windows edition to choose for re-distribution as part of a virtual machine?
I have developed a server application which is hosted by an IIS 7.5 running on Windows. Aside from a web frontend the application also provides a SOAP and a REST API. Clients will only interact... more
WD My Passport Backup Software for Windows?
I just recently got a portable hard drive for backups, and in starting to use the software that WD includes I have gotten annoyed by the lack of information that it gives. All it tells you is the... more
Virtual DVD/CD writer to emulate a physical writer and writable disk?
A friend had bought a HP dv7 Pavilion, which came with a licensed Windows 7 and its own utility software. It had an option to make a recovery disk which, of course, is quite useful. Now the... more
What software exists that can sync between two Windows PCs over LAN?
What software exists that can sync a specific directory between two Windows PCs over LAN and LAN only (i.e no cloud access requirements like dropbox)? Features I am looking for: - Easy setup (GUI... more
Webcam recording software for Windows?
Can anyone recommend software that will allow you to record video from a webcam? ***Requirements:*** - Windows 7 compatible - Saves the video in a common video format, such as AVI, MPEG, MP4,... more
What software solution can I use (on Windows 10) to keep all my non-Microsoft software up to date?
In other words, is there a Windows 10 equivalent to apt-get / rpm / brew? Preferably cheap or free, and available for use in my business? The more software packages it supports, the better.... more
Windows 7: Uninstall multiple programs?
I am looking for a program that can automatically uninstall multiple programs one right after the other. For my job, I initialize, set up, and remove junkware from computers for new employees. The... more
Windows Media Center alternative?
I am looking at an alternative to windows media center for recording and watching TV. Setting up the TV tuner in media center was super easy, but all the other software I've tried was difficult to... more
Windows IDE for coding python?
PyCharm seems to be fine but I think it's not that good since is hard to step into and step over than Visual Studio. However Visual Studio seems to lack what PyCharm is able to do which is create a... more
What's the best (simplest) free software to beat-match and mix two tracks?
I want to mix a few tracks (in .mp3 format for example) together to create a seamless bit of dance music for a performance. I'd like to pick a particular section in two songs and the software... more
Windows application to emboss date on photos?
Looking for Windows application that will quickly and easily emboss a date onto JPG images (photographs), preferably obtained from the EXIF data. Being able to perform the function on a group... more
Windows Garageband equivalent?
<!--I'm surprised that this isn't a duplicate--> Required -------- * Record MIDI input from physical MIDI instruments * Use MIDI instruments * Export to mp3 or other common audio format ... more
Windows free program for batch watermarking files?
I'm publishing albums of photos on my blog and Facebook and I'd like to add watermarks to them. I've found tutorials for programs such as Gimp, but they require long manually applying procedure... more
How can I free up drive space from the Windows installer folder without killing Windows?
On my SSD machine, the `C:\\Windows\\Installer` folder is massive and takes up about 15% of my total disk space. Is there a way to clean up that folder without killing Windows 8.1/10? Tucking away... more
What are the Windows A: and B: drives used for?
In Windows you have a C-drive. Everything labeled beyond that is with the following letter. So your second drive is D, your DVD is E and if you put in a USB stick it becomes F and the following... more
How do I set system environment variables in Windows 10?
How do I set a system environment variable in Windows 10 (without using the registry editor)?(Note: Other answers don't specifically address Windows 10 - at least not yet - and they leave off... more
Find out which process is locking a file or folder in Windows?
How can I find out which process is locking a file or folder in Windows?For instance, when trying to delete a folder, Windows reports this:> The action can't be completed because the folder is... more