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Monitor your PC with Sidebar Diagnostics

Posted in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 by Steve Sinchak

Keeping an eye on your system performance is a must for any power user but using Task Manager or Resource Monitor can be inconvenient.  In Windows Vista Microsoft created sidebar gadgets that displayed useful performance information on the right side of your screen.  Unfortunately, Microsoft pulled the feature from Windows due to “serious vulnerabilities.”   Picking up where Microsoft left off, a new utility was created by Ryan K. (ArcadeRenegade) on GitHub called Sidebar Diagnostics.  This free utility displays all of the important system performance stats on a sidebar with a simplistic design. 

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Windows 10 Release Notes

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

After saying it was not possible because of the massive amount of changes associated with the rapid Windows 10 releases, Microsoft has reversed course responding to user feedback and is now providing update release notes  Published on a special Windows 10 website, the release notes are updated with every major public release and highlight items that were fixed, improved, or are new.

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