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How To Change The Default Downloads Folder Path In Windows
Every Windows installation comes with a  few default libraries and folders. The system adds these for each individual user. It also adds a few default locations for saving files. The Screenshots ... [Read More]
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Field Test: The iPad Pro As A Computer Alternative
The iPad Pro is an expensive tablet. It is aimed at design professionals but it has features that the normal iPad does not. If nothing else, the Apple Pencil is a strong temptation to buy the device. ... [Read More]
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Field Test: The iPad Pro As A Computer Alternative
The iPad Pro is an expensive tablet. It is aimed at design professionals but it has features that the normal iPad does not. If nothing else, the Apple Pencil is a strong temptation to buy the device. ... [Read More]
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Fix Steam Needs to Be Online to Update Error [Windows]
Steam launched in 2003 with Valve’s Half-Life 2 as a first of its kind digital delivery service. The idea of digital content soon became so popular that Steam became the go-to store for gamers a... [Read More]
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How To Set Different Resolutions For Multiple Monitors In Windows 10
When you connect a second display to your PC, Windows 10 automatically sets the same resolution for it as the primary display. If both displays are the same size, this isn’t a problem. If one of... [Read More]
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How To Fix ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED Error In Chrome
Chrome stops opening certain domains without warning. It will open everything else but refuse to open one or several domains. When Chrome fails to open a domain, it will give you the ERR_CONNECTI... [Read More]
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How To Add A Custom Lock Screen Message In Windows 10
The login screen is the first thing you see when you boot your system or switch to a different account. It’s not the best place to put a  grocery list but it’s not a bad place to put ... [Read More]
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How To Screenshot A Specific Area On Your Screen In Windows 10
Windows 10 is the first Windows version to have a built-in screenshot feature. Users on older versions had to rely on the Snipping tool which wasn’t very convenient to use. This missing feature ... [Read More]
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A Look At The 7 Best Email Clients for Windows
Email has become the standard mode for communication. We might prefer texting, social media, or a quick phone call for personal communication but email still rules supreme in the work place. Even soph... [Read More]
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15 New Features In The Creators Update For Windows 10
Windows 10 is about to get its third major update since its launch. The Creator’s Update will roll out to users in April 2017. The previous two major updates for Windows 10 came in November... [Read More]
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Fix DRIVER IRQL_LESS_OR_NOT_EQUAL Error in Windows 10
When Windows 10 runs well, it runs exceptionally well. When it doesn’t run well, you are likely to see the dreaded blue screen of death (BSOD) more often than your desktop. The BSOD doesn’... [Read More]
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How To Change The Language For Chrome Translate
Chrome has a built-in translation feature. When you visit a webpage that isn’t in your default language, Chrome offers to translate it. The translation option is accessible from the Omnibar. You... [Read More]
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How To Manually Add Album Art In iTunes
iTunes is very good at organizing your music. The only catch is you have to have bought your music from iTunes. If you buy music from anywhere other than iTunes, it might not be organized as well. Alb... [Read More]
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How To Add A Password To An Existing Archive
You can password protect an archive or zipped file. WinRAR, the go-to compression app for Windows users supports password protection. You can add a password to an archive when you create it. When you ... [Read More]
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Is Splashtop A Viable Alternative For Microsoft Remote Desktop?
There are numerous screen sharing apps out there. Some let you view your screen, or parts of your screen from a remote location/connection. Even the native Microsoft Remote Desktop app enables you to ... [Read More]
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How To Create A Custom Canvas Preset In Photoshop
You can create custom canvases in Photoshop. Photoshop CC 2017 comes with a few presets for mobile, web, and printing jobs. A preset is a canvas that is the correct size for the project you’re w... [Read More]
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What Is The Microsoft – WPD – 2/22/2016 Update On Windows 10?
Windows 10 users are seeing a new update in the Settings app. This update, while from Microsoft, is slightly alarming because of its name. The update is called Microsoft – WPD – 2/22/2016 ... [Read More]
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How To Block Shut Down And Restart On Windows 10
Windows 10 has an update problem; it releases problematic updates and there is no way to opt-out of them. The only thing users can do is defer installing an update. The second Windows 10 sees its chan... [Read More]
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How To Sync Your Wallpaper Across Desktops On Windows 10
A custom wallpaper is the most basic bit of personalization users do. You can customize wallpapers on just about all devices and operating systems. Windows is no different. The ability to change wallp... [Read More]
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12 Steps To Building Your Own Gaming PC
Gaming first went mainstream with the rising popularity of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Then it was the Sega Mega Drive, later PC, PS2, Xbox 360, and back to PC. Circling back to a PC is inevita... [Read More]
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How To Download The Official Windows 10 ISO From Microsoft
Microsoft distributed Windows 10 through a special media creation tool. The new OS was free to existing Windows 7 and 8 users for one year. The media creation tool downloads the required files needed ... [Read More]
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What Is The Microsoft – WPD – 2/22/2016 Update On Windows 10?
Windows 10 users are seeing a new update in the Settings app. This update, while from Microsoft, is slightly alarming because of its name. The update is called Microsoft – WPD – 2/22/2016 ... [Read More]
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How To Enable And Disable Focused Inbox In The Mail App In Windows 10
Microsoft has added a new feature to the Mail app called ‘Focused Inbox’. It is an auto-generated inbox that filters important email into a special, ‘focused’ tab. Fo... [Read More]
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How To Remove Suggested Apps From The Share Menu In Windows 10
Windows 10, like Windows 8, has contextual sharing. If you select files in File Explorer, a share tab appears on the ribbon. It lets you share files via supported apps. The apps that support contextua... [Read More]
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How To Disable Your Webcam When Not In Use [Windows]
Webcams come integrated in all laptops available in the market today. A laptop that doesn’t have a webcam is unheard of. They’re so common that operating systems include a camera app ... [Read More]
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How To Tell If Windows 10 Is A Fresh Install Or An Upgrade
Windows 10 was free for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. For one year, Microsoft gave users the option to upgrade their old version of Windows to the newest one. The free offer was rescinded when M... [Read More]
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How To Change The Power Plan From The System Tray In Windows 10
Windows has different power profiles that users can set up. A power profile lets you quickly change your system’s settings between low and high power usage. Some of the variables in a power plan... [Read More]
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How To Find Which App Or Process Is Using A USB In Windows
It only takes seconds to safely remove a USB drive or an external hard drive. In Windows, you can eject a USB drive from the system tray or from File Explorer. In File Explorer, select a USB drive and... [Read More]
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How To Block Non-Windows Store Apps In Windows 10
The Windows Store is still in its infancy stage. There are some good apps available in the Windows Store. Big names like Facebook, Twitter, and Netflix all have UWP apps that you can download fro... [Read More]
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How To Tag Someone In An Email In The Mail App In Windows 10
People miss important emails all the time. They either forget to respond to an email or they deem an email not relevant to them. With so many emails sent to our inbox everyday, it’s hard to... [Read More]
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How To Change The Mail App Background In Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with a stock Mail app. It isn’t anything to write home about and Microsoft has made it so that it doesn’t compete with Outlook. For a basic app, it’s reasonably good... [Read More]
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How To Find The Current Desktop Background Image In Windows 10
Windows 10 remembers the last few images you set as your desktop background. It has an easy switching feature in the Settings app that lets you set a recently wallpaper image as the background in... [Read More]
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Open Google Keep Or Evernote From The Note Button In The Action Center [Windows 10]
The Action Center in Windows 10 has a handy little Note button. It lets you create a new note in the OneNote UWP app. Microsoft has  basically no customization options for this button. You h... [Read More]
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How To Turn Off Spelling And Grammar Check In OneNote
OneNote has a built-in spelling and grammar check feature. The feature is more or less the same as the one in MS Office. It’s useful to say the least but not everyone takes the neatest, most gra... [Read More]