New Features In Windows 11

There are many new features in Windows 11, the most noticeable of these is: The Start Button and Start Menu is aligned to the center. They did this of course to accommodate tablets and maybe make it look like a Mac a little. Round corner on everything. Now we are definitely seeing some Mac envy….

Windows 11 Is For Real

Windows 11 is really happening! Microsoft had a event on June 24th announcing it. There are some new features but mostly it is Windows 10 with a new look. Windows 11 promises better performance witch is always welcome. The Windows 11 Upgrade will be available this Fall. Free upgrade for Windows 10 users. I haven’t…

In-Person Meetings Return In July

Do to the break in COVID infections we the members of the Good-n-Free Software community have the opportunity to meet in-person once again. The meetup will still be on the second Wednesday of each month but do to the Library’s shorter hours at least for now we will be meeting at 4:30pm until 6:30pm. We…

Is Windows 11 on the way?

Mary Jo Foley of Windows Weekly has predicted that a new Windows is on it’s way. Mind you there is no real proof but there have been some hints dropped. I don’t think what ever they have in store will replace Windows 10 but we really don’t know. It all is just speculation at this…

All About Task Manager

You may have opened the “Task Manager” from time to time to stop an application that has crashed or watch the “Process Monitor”, but the task Manager does many wonderful thing that you may not know about… Usually you start the Task Manager by doing “control, alt, delete (or del) on the keyboard and clicking…

Must Have Free Software

There is lots of free software out there but is it and is it really good, and where can you safely download it? Here’s some of my favorite programs… VLC VLC is a video player and so much more. First of all I use it as my default media player, because it is much lighter…

What is OBS Ninja?

OBS. Ninja is an open-source and free web-based program designed to bring live video from an external source into OBS Studio or a web-browser (similar to Zoom). It does this using WebRTC, a framework within browsers and mobile applications that lets you communicate in real time with little to no lag.

What is Godmode?

The Windows Master Control Panel shortcut, also called Windows God Mode is an all tasks folder. It is a shortcut to access various control settings in Windows Vista and later operating systems, including Windows 10. By creating a folder with a certain name, users have access to all of the operating system’s control panels from…

Microsoft Makes Remembering Easier

Microsoft To Do is the smart daily planner with My Day, intelligent and personalized suggestions to update your daily to do list. A truly cross platform task manager. Whether you’re at home or on the go you can access your task list and stay organized. Shared to do lists help keep you connected with friends,…

Create A Strong Master Password

Your going to use Bitwarden, LastPass or some other password manager but you need a strong yet easy to remember master-password. There are many strategies for creating good passwords. Here are few of those in this video, but there are many others… Steve Gibson’s Password Haystack is a tool to test the strength of your…