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How to Configure AutoPlay in Windows 7 & 10
AutoPlay is a feature in Windows that will automatically scan a device when it is connected to your computer and based on your settings, will either perform a specified action or do nothing at all. In... [Read More]
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Hide Your Facebook Status From One or Specific Friends
The problem with Facebook is that your group of “friends” really consists of just about everyone you know including your family, relatives, friends, work colleagues, professional contacts,... [Read More]
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Create Private Browsing Mode Shortcuts for Your Web Browser
Private Browsing is a mode in all modern web browsers that, when activated, will delete any session data such as browsing history and cookies. If you want to browse the Internet without anything being... [Read More]
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Create Private Browsing Mode Shortcuts for Your Web Browser
Private Browsing is a mode in all modern web browsers that, when activated, will delete any session data such as browsing history and cookies. If you want to browse the Internet without anything being... [Read More]
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What is SeaPort.exe and How to Remove It
If you have installed any Windows Essentials programs onto your computer recently like Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Live Writer or Live Mail, you may have noticed a new process running on your system c... [Read More]
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4 Free/Cheaper Rosetta Stone Alternatives
If you’re trying to learn a new language, you have most likely heard about the popular language learning software Rosetta Stone. Rosetta Stone comes in a wide variety of different languages, all... [Read More]
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Automatically Refresh Web Pages in Your Web Browser
Are you one of those people that will keep refreshing a webpage in order to be the first to buy something during Black Friday? I know I am! It’s not very often, but there are these crucial times... [Read More]
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Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode
One of the best power management features in Windows is sleep mode, a convenient way to save power and reduce the wear and tear on your PC hardware while it isn’t being used. Normally, your... [Read More]
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Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode
One of the best power management features in Windows is sleep mode, a convenient way to save power and reduce the wear and tear on your PC hardware while it isn’t being used. Normally, your... [Read More]
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Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode
One of the best power management features in Windows is sleep mode, a convenient way to save power and reduce the wear and tear on your PC hardware while it isn’t being used. Normally, your... [Read More]
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Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode
One of the best power management features in Windows is sleep mode, a convenient way to save power and reduce the wear and tear on your PC hardware while it isn’t being used. Normally, your... [Read More]
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How to Stop an LCD Monitor from Flickering
Compared to older displays, LCD monitors are an excellent low-cost, low-power solution to our need for a computer display. Unfortunately, some monitor settings can make an LCD screen appear to flicker... [Read More]
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How to Turn on Private Browsing in Firefox
All web browsers now have a privacy feature called private browsing that lets you browse websites without your history being tracked locally on your computer. I’ve already written about how to e... [Read More]
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External Hard Drive Not Showing Up in Windows or OS X?
Mac or Windows computer not recognizing your external hard drive or flash drive? This is a common problem, especially when connecting hard drives between Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. It can also ... [Read More]
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How to Color Splash Photos on iOS, Android and PC
The color splash effect is a cool photo effect where a picture is first converted to black and white, then color is added back to certain parts of the image. This works really well in images with a lo... [Read More]
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Find Your Windows Product Key the Easy Way
Looking to reinstall Windows on the same PC or move your copy of Windows from an older PC to a new one? Well, depending on what version of Windows you have installed, you may or may not need the produ... [Read More]
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How to Enable the God Mode Control Panel in Windows
Windows has a vast amount of settings that can be configured to adjust how Windows operates. However, adjusting these settings is not the easiest thing to do. The majority of them must be adjusted usi... [Read More]
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Install and Delete Fonts in Windows the Easy Way
Starting with Windows 7 and continuing to Windows 10, the process for managing fonts in Windows has become much more streamlined and easier to use. Whether you are a professional who needs to install ... [Read More]
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Change Computer & User Name, Picture and Password in Windows 7, 8, 10
Unless you setup a computer yourself, the default names for your computer and user account are usually not what you’re going to want to keep long-term. You also get the default picture from Wind... [Read More]
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3 Ways to Get Rid of Viruses, Spyware and Malware
Viruses, spyware, malware, etc., all have one thing in common: they all suck. They slow down your computer, corrupt your files, illegally steal your info, and more. You have probably seen those a... [Read More]
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Delete or Clear Jump List Recent Items in Windows 7, 8 & 10
Back in the days, I wrote an article on how to clear the recent items list in Windows. If you added the Recent Items option to the Start Menu, you or anyone else could see all the ... [Read More]
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Remove Stuck Entries from Programs and Features
Sometimes even after you’ve uninstalled a program, its entry will remain listed in the Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features list under currently installed programs in the Control... [Read More]
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How to Replace Notepad in Windows with Alternatives
I’ve previously written about some of the best alternatives to Notepad for Windows, but I didn’t mention anything about replacing Notepad altogether. Personally, I find Notepad to be reall... [Read More]
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How to Replace Notepad in Windows with Alternatives
I’ve previously written about some of the best alternatives to Notepad for Windows, but I didn’t mention anything about replacing Notepad altogether. Personally, I find Notepad to be reall... [Read More]
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What is BD-R, BD-RE, BD-XL and Ultra HD Blu-ray?
Even though most people still have CD and DVD burner drives in their computers, you’ve probably bought a movie that is in Blu-ray format. Due to the cost, you’ll only see Blu-ray driv... [Read More]
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What is BD-R, BD-RE, BD-XL and Ultra HD Blu-ray?
Even though most people still have CD and DVD burner drives in their computers, you’ve probably bought a movie that is in Blu-ray format. Due to the cost, you’ll only see Blu-ray driv... [Read More]
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Lost or Forgot Administrator Password in Windows?
It’s happened to all of us at some point or another: you go to log onto your computer and you type in the password and you get a Password Incorrect message. You try again and it doesn’t wo... [Read More]
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How to Upgrade to a Higher Edition of Windows
So most likely, if you bought your computer from Amazon or Best Buy or some other online website/store, the version of Windows that is included with the computer is going to be the basic version:... [Read More]
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How Many Computers Can You Install Windows 7, 8, 10 On?
One common question that I get all the time is How many computers can I install Windows on? If you read around, you’ll get all sorts of different answers. However, for legal purposes, ... [Read More]
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Troubleshoot Cannot Connect to Internet in Windows
Having problems connecting to the Internet on your Windows machine? Windows does a pretty good job of determining if there is a problem in Windows that is preventing the computer from accessing t... [Read More]
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How to Burn CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs in Windows
Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft has included the ability to burn CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs directly from Windows Explorer. So if your PC comes with a CD, DVD or Blu-ray disc burner, you really do... [Read More]
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How to Calibrate Your Monitor in Windows and OS X
Most people don’t ever really bother calibrating their monitors because everything looks fine when they first set it up and so they just stick with that. I’ve also done this myself many ti... [Read More]
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How to Create and Mount a Virtual Hard Disk in Windows
In Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a new way to backup your computer called Backup and Restore. Basically, it let you backup all your data to another location and gave you the option to create a syste... [Read More]
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How to Create and Mount a Virtual Hard Disk in Windows
In Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a new way to backup your computer called Backup and Restore. Basically, it let you backup all your data to another location and gave you the option to create a syste... [Read More]