Category General Tips

Various useful tips on how to do this or that task in different versions of Windows.

How to fix ‘ERR_TIMED_OUT’ on Google Chrome

Some of our users report about the troubles on their Google Chrome browsers. Browsers decline to show internet pages, and every new tab firstly shows "Establishing Secure Connection" for a long time and after that fails to show the desired page with the message "This site can't be reached" and "ERR_TIMED_OUT". Reload is useless. Unfortunately, this problem can have different reasons, including lost internet connection, wrong internet settings, registry errors and other reasons.

How to reset settings in Safari

In many cases, toy may need to reset search and homepage settings in Safari browser on Mac. It can happen due to browser hijacker infection or you may need to change your current homepage or search engine. If you see some slow-downs in Safari operation, it is a good sign to clean up the cache and and browsing history by resetting Safari.

How to uninstall a program in Mac OSX

The process of deleting programs in Mac OSX is much easier than in Windows. There is no need to run uninstallation process to get rid of any application. You can delete the program by sending it to the Trash. Then just empty your Trash and that's it, the application is uninstalled from your computer. Nevertheless, there may be some so called "junk" files that stay after the program has been deleted. These files will need to be deleted manually or by a program.

How to remove extensions from Safari

Safari extensions add functionality to Safari, so you can explore the web the way you want. Extensions can show different useful information, display news, weather, help you use your favorite services, personalize the appearance of web pages, and much more. Sometimes Safari extensions can be useful, but sometimes they are no longer needed, or they can slow down your Mac or sluggish browsing . Though Mac OS is considered a secure operating system, malware can penetrate with extensions. So users want to remove them. In this article we will show you how to remove Safari extensions.

How to reset settings in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the new Windows 10 default browser which came to replace Internet Explorer. Sometimes you may run into some issues, such as sudden crashes, slow performance, or simply it won’t open. Search and homepage setting of Microsoft Edge can be hijacked. To get rid of these problems we need to reset settings in Microsoft Edge. If you were using Chrome or Mozilla, you could just reinstall the browser to fix the problem.