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Play Diablo for free on your browser!
No, this isn’t an out-of-season April Fools’ joke. You can really play the original Diablo in all of its unworldly glory through your browser. Rivsoft has released a shareware version of Diablo that is playable through your browser. If you own the original Diablo, you can play the full... Read more
LEAK: Windows 10 removes live tiles in new Start menu
A new leak shows that Windows 10’s new look will not feature live tiles. For those who do not know, live tiles are the moving tiles on your Start menu. The leak is accurate, but it might be a proposed concept for Windows Lite rather than the full version... Read more
How to Uninstall Programs on Windows 10
We’re living in an age where both minimalism and storage are everything. This is as true in the tech world as it is in the home décor industry. Think about it. How many programs do you have on your PC that you never use? They will undoubtedly be taking... Read more
Fake ads on Windows 10 apps lure victims
Some Windows 10 users are complaining that ads from Microsoft’s own apps invite them to use deceptive applications. These ads would appear in native Windows 10 applications such as the News app. Specifically, these ads are disguised as false warnings that warn users of non-existent security threats. The security blog... Read more
How to Download and Play PS2 Games on PC
Scores of childhood (and adult) gaming memories were made thanks to the PlayStation 2. In fact, many still have their trusty consoles and return to them for the beauty of nostalgia on a daily! But what if we told you that there is a simple way to download and... Read more
The Best Screen Recording Software for Windows
Are you looking for a top-class way to capture your computing activities in video or photo form? If so, you’ve come to the right place… Screen recording software is more popular now than ever before. Also, it has become easier to use and acquire too! Several platforms will have... Read more
Updates causing issues for Windows 10 users now automatically uninstalled
Admit it, you’ve once thought twice before installing an update for fear of an almighty crash, right? Well, if you have, you’ll be delighted to know that Windows 10 now automatically uninstalls any updates which may cause problems! Microsoft revealed on Monday March 11, a day before this month’s... Read more
Why Windows 7 users can’t afford to ignore March update
Windows 7 users are being warned that their support services could run out within months. Windows 7 support expires next year. Users still running on this service face a deadline of January 14 2020, when it will be shut down for good. However, in a recent report from PC... Read more
The Best Free Games to Play on PC
In the digital world we often see all manners of trends and fads. Yet, the popularity of online gaming shows no sign of disappearing. In fact, it’s constantly on the rise! However, gaming can often be expensive. This is why we at FileHippo have decided to look at the... Read more
The Best Image Manager Software for Windows
It’s never been so easy to take a photo. So, it’s no surprise that most of us will have more images than we know what to do with! Don’t worry; where there’s software, there’s a solution. This article will examine the best image manager software for Windows. We will... Read more
How to add facecam to videos using Windows
We’ve all watched those videos where a narrator is speaking from a smaller part of the screen while referring to the main picture. But how do you actually create this effect? First of all, this type of content is known as a picture-in-picture, or video-in-video, recording. Most people just... Read more
Three Great Pieces of Software for Making Music on Windows
Easily accessible computer software for making music has given us the power to be more creative than ever before. Nowadays these types of programs go so much further than just offering standard sound editing options. We can manipulate and get the most out of our tunes in ways that... Read more
Digital solutions to supermarket shopping on the way, thanks to Microsoft and Kroger partnership
Microsoft is teaming up with America’s largest grocery store to create a smarter shopping experience. It was announced on Monday January 7 that the global technology company has partnered with Kroger. Together the brands hope to introduce digital solutions to the retail industry, piloting two ‘connected experience stores’ using... Read more
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies Aged 65 
Paul G. Allen, the less well-known co-founder of Microsoft and who played a key part in the personal computing revolution died last week in Seattle, 65 years old. Allen was responsible for naming the company Microsoft, as well as being the major driving force behind the company for the first... Read more
How to Record Video Games on PC for YouTube
So, you want to be a YouTuber? It’s hardly surprising. YouTube has given people the world over the ability to share their hobbies and passions with the internet, and a relative handful of them have gone on to be huge stars who rake in a considerable amount of money.... Read more
Your Essential Guide to Windows Drivers
We’ve got everything you need to know about Windows Drivers. Most people who have spent any time working with computers will be vaguely aware of the term drivers. However, few are completely clued up on what they are, what they do, and why they’re important. It’s just one of... Read more
No October Windows 10 Update After Users’ Files Deleted
Microsoft paused rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 update due to reports of users missing data after updating. One of the best-loved–and somehow simultaneously most despised features of Windows 10–is Microsoft’s death-grip it holds over users’ computers. The ridiculous hoop-jumping required to turn off automatic updates means more than... Read more
How To Speed Up A Slow Laptop Or Computer
5 top tips to speed up your Windows system. Not too long ago, top-dollar technology started coming down in price, largely because consumers were expected to take advantage of the “planned obsolescence” that was built into the device. If you didn’t have the skillset to upgrade your memory, install... Read more