About GrantBarker.com

Storage box iconA personal site and practical resource for Windows enthusiasts

This site is my online home (so please forgive the site name). I like computers, so I enjoy sharing fun and practical easy-to-apply information back and forth with Windows users, including News You Can Use - for things you can do, install or enjoy right now.

Until a couple of years ago, I mainly hosted custom ROM lists for the Samsung Galaxy Note range of smartphones for those who were interested in phone customization - especially the community members over at XDA Developers.

(A custom ROM for a smartphone is a customized version of the operating system, which you can develop, make and share with other people - for them to install and use on their own same model smartphones.)

The tech articles here are written mainly for Windows 10 users. Here's an example of some of the content you can find.


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Free Security Apps for Windows

Windows 8 and Windows 10 come with Windows Defender. However, if you'd like to try a different security app for Windows, see the Free Security Apps page.
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Second Opinion Anti-Malware

For an extra layer of protection against malware, check out the Second Opinion Anti-Malware Apps page.
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Windows 10 Maintenance

If your Windows device is running slowly or strangely, try the tips on the Windows 10 Maintenance page or Computer Maintenance page.
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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

You can learn more about Windows 10, and quicker ways to get things done, with the Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts page.
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Tools for Windows 10

Have you tried these tools for Windows 10? These useful free tools can help your Windows device, or help you know more about your Windows device.

If any apps on this site are recommended, it's because of their long-term online reputation.

Thanks for visiting, and if you'd like to get in touch for any reason, please use the contact page.

Thanks,

Grant (Main author)

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