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Missing Chrome's "Use a Prediction Service" Setting?

If you have upgraded Google Chrome to the newest stable version, version 73, and checked the preferences and settings, you may have noticed that the preference "Use a prediction service to load […]

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Ghacks Deals: Adguard Premium: Lifetime Subscription (74% off)

Adguard is a popular content blocking solution that runs on Android, Windows, Mac OS X and all major web browsers. Adguard is available as a standard, mobile, and premium version. Standard is […]

It looks as if Microsoft Paint is not going anywhere anytime soon

Microsoft Paint, the decades-old basic image editor of the Windows operating system won't go anywhere, anytime soon it appears. Microsoft listed Microsoft Paint, abbreviated as MS Paint, as deprecated in the Fall […]

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Skyload: music and video downloader for Chrome and Chromium

Skyload is a free browser extension for Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers to download music and video files from nearly any site out there. Skyload is available on the Chrome Web Store […]

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Promo: Social Media image resizing has never been easier

Image Resizer by Promo is a free online service that takes source images or photos and turns them into perfectly sized images for social media. Most social media sites give its users […]

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Windows 10's Set feature is Dead, it appears

Remember the Sets feature that Microsoft revealed back in 2018 and even included in some Insider Builds back then? That feature seems to be dead and buried even though you find conflicting […]

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Fix "What needs your attention" error when upgrading to Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows 10 version 1903, the May 2019 Update, has not been released officially. The new feature update is available on MSDN, in the Release Preview ring, and also on various Internet sites […]

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Set up a local account if you want a custom user folder name

Windows administrators and users who set up new accounts on devices running the Windows 10 operating system have two main choices when it comes to that: they may set up a user […]

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Firefox 68: Picture in Picture mode for Video

Mozilla plans to introduce support for a picture in picture mode (PiP) in the organization's Firefox web browser in Firefox 68. Picture in Picture mode takes video content on a side and […]

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New Microsoft Edge may change User Agent automatically

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based web browser Microsoft Edge may change the user agent automatically based on the visited site. The new Microsoft Edge web browser is based on Chromium, the same core that […]

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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 Offline Installer download

Microsoft released the final version of the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 on April 18, 2019. The new installer for the version is available as a web installer and offline installer; since Microsoft […]

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Mozilla plans to enable Hyperlink Ping Tracking by Default in Firefox

A new Bleeping Computer report by Lawrence Abrams suggests that Mozilla plans to enable Hyperlink Ping Tracking by default in the Firefox browser. Firefox is one of the few browsers that has […]

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Add McAfee products to the list of security products that don't play well with latest Windows patches

When Microsoft released the monthly cumulative updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Server products, no one could imagine what a nightmare these patches would become for many system administrators. Microsoft acknowledged […]

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IntelTechnologyAccessService.exe taking up all the memory? Here is a fix

Recently, I noticed that a process called¬†IntelTechnologyAccessService.exe was taking up all the memory that it could get on a PC running Windows 10; this resulted in programs like Firefox dropping tabs because […]

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8 ways in which Microsoft Edge (Chromium) is better than Google Chrome

Microsoft's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser has not been released yet as a stable version; the preview versions that Microsoft released, Microsoft Edge Dev and Canary, provide a good understanding of the […]

Ghacks Deals: VPNSecure: Lifetime Subscription (94% off)

Using a VPN is one of the better options when it comes to protecting your privacy on the Internet. VPNSecure is an established provider that runs on pretty much any device that […]

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Google to present browser and search choices to EU Android users

Deja Vu, anyone? Remember when Microsoft had to include a browser ballot screen in the company's Windows operating system for users from the European Union? Now it is Google's turn to provide […]

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Ubuntu 19.04 is out

The final version of the Linux distribution Ubuntu 19.04 is now available. The new version is already available for download in all supported flavors. Existing Ubuntu systems running Ubuntu 18.10 can be […]