Screen recording on Mac

Mac: recording your screen made easy

Recording the screen of your MacBook or iMac is a useful way to help explain things to friends, colleagues, or support staff. As of macOS Mojave, Apple has included its own alternative to the popular QuickTime player, so that you can record your screen quickly and easily. We’ll explain how to record your Mac screen using either one of these tools.

Screen recording in Windows 10

Screen recording in Windows 10: start recording via the Xbox Game Bar

Screen recording is a practical function that can be used in many different fields from webinars, to tutorials and gaming. As of Windows 10, it’s become a fixed feature of the operating system, making external software superfluous. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll explain how to record your screen in Windows 10 in just a few clicks.

Showing hidden files on a Mac

Showing hidden files and folders on a Mac

How do you show hidden files and folders on your Mac? And why are folders and files hidden at all? In this how-to article, we’ll answer these questions and offer additional practical tips. For example, we’ll explain how to use Terminal commands to show files on a Mac and how to access hidden files using a file manager.

Screenshots in Windows 10

Taking screenshots in Windows 10: keyboard shortcuts and tools

Many third-party providers offer tools for taking screenshots in Microsoft’s latest operating system. However, there is already a variety of standard options for taking screenshots in Windows 10. You can simply use the established keyboard shortcuts for taking screenshots or the Snipping Tool which has been included in Windows for quite some time.

Windows 8 safe mode

Booting Windows 8 in safe mode – how it works

In an emergency, safe mode in Windows 8 can prevent things from getting worse. Even with permanent blue screens and complete system failures, the special operating mode allows you to save important data and remove viruses, and may prevent the need to reinstall Windows. In this detailed tutorial, we’ll show you ways to boot Windows 8 in safe mode.

Show Windows AppData folder

Windows AppData folder: Show and manage application data

The AppData folder is a hidden system folder on Windows operating systems. If you unhide the AppData folder, you can remove the temporarily stored data inside that is not required to maintain the Windows system. This short guide shows you how to find and manage the Windows AppData folder.

Fixing error 0xc00000e9

0xc00000e9: how do you fix this Windows error?

Error code 0xc00000e9 indicates an unexpected input/output error when reading or writing data in Windows systems. The error may occur randomly while the system is running and may affect only one specific drive. The error is particularly serious during the boot process because it will cause Windows to stop booting properly. What are some strategies for resolving this issue?

Creating Mac Backups

How to create a Mac backup

You can use the native software Time Machine to create a complete backup of your Mac computer in just a few steps. We’ll guide you through starting and running the backup process and show you other ways to back up data on Macs – from manual backups to cloud-based services.

Fixing error 0xc004f050

0xc004f050: how to troubleshoot a failed Windows activation

Error 0xc004f050 can appear when you try to activate Windows 10 and the activation cannot be completed successfully. There are a number of possible reasons why you might not be able to activate Windows. These range from a simple typo in the product key to hardware changes on your device. In this guide, we’ll show you how to resolve the problem.

Fixing error 0x803fa067

0x803fa067: how to troubleshoot this Windows activation error

Error 0x803fa067 can occur during the Windows activation process when you upgrade your Windows 10 Home edition to a Windows 10 Pro edition with enhanced functionality. The activation fails when you attempt to reactivate your license with a new product key. This error is usually caused by a failure to connect to Microsoft’s activation server. How do you fix this problem?


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