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How to disable the touchpad of the Surface Pro

I bought a Surface Pro 4 shortly after Microsoft released the device and talked about my experience with the device here on this site. I like a lot of things when it […]

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Nvidia GeForce Driver 397.31: RTX Support, file cleanup

Nvidia released the NVIDIA GeForce Driver 397.31 WHQL to the public today. The new driver includes support for a new feature called Nvidia RTX Technology, updates to components, a new file cleanup […]

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Latest Intel Graphics driver supports automatic game optimization

Intel's latest graphics driver for Windows supports the automatic configuration of game settings to improve the gaming experience on machines with integrated Intel graphics adapters. The new feature is available as a […]

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Should you get a Cat6 or Cat7 Ethernet cable for your network?

When you search on Amazon, Newegg or any other shopping site for ethernet cables, you will soon encounter terms you may not be familiar with. The shops carry Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a […]

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How to find and install BIOS updates on your computer

The recently discovered Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities can only be patched fully with BIOS updates. Depending on your system, you may have installed the operating system, web browser and other software updates […]

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Nvidia GeForce driver 390.65 WHQL security update

Nvidia released the Nvidia GeForce Game Reader 390.65 WHQL driver for GeForce graphics cards on January 8th, 2018. The update improves support for specific games, includes fixes, and patches The Spectre variant […]

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Nvidia ends support for 32-bit operating system drivers

Nvidia announced yesterday plans to end Nvidia graphics driver support for 32-bit operating systems on the official Nvidia Support website. Current Nvidia graphic cards drivers install on 32-bit and 64-bit versions of […]

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Nvidia Graphics Driver 388.71: PUBG Game Ready support

Nvidia released the graphics driver 388.71 WHQL for Microsoft's Windows operating system today. The graphics driver comes with Game Ready support for the smash hit Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, support for CUDA 9.1, and […]

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Nvidia Driver 388.43 WHQL restores NV Tray

Nvidia released a new WHQL graphics driver 388.43 for Windows earlier today which brings back NV Tray and Game Ready support for Doom VFR. The new driver is already available on the […]

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Nvidia Geforce driver 388.31 WHQL: new profiles, fixes, issues

Nvidia released a new version of the company's driver for graphics card; the new Nvidia Geforce driver 388.31 WHQL brings Game Ready profiles for Star Wars Battlefront 2, some fixes, but it […]

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New Intel Graphics Driver adds 4K HDR streaming support

A new Intel graphics driver adds support for streaming 4K HDR media on Windows PCs and laptops provided the right hardware available. Microsoft's Fall Creators Update -- the company launched the operating […]

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Nvidia Graphics Driver 388.00: new features and issues

Nvidia released the new Nvidia Graphics Driver 388.00 WHQL to the public with game ready profiles for Destiny 2 and Assassin's Creed Origins. The new graphics driver is available on Nvidia's driver […]

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HP pushes third-party ink blocking printer firmware update (again)

Hewlett Packard (HP) released a new firmware for the company's Officejet printers that appears to block third-party ink from functioning correctly. The company caused quite the uproar a year ago when it […]

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USB 3.2 promises twice the performance of USB 3.1

USB 3.0 was a big step up from USB 2.0 in terms of performance, which in turn was a big improvement over USB 1.0. It then got a bit confusing when USB […]

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How to turn off the Surface keyboard backlight

When it comes to saving battery, one of the things that you can do that is effective is to turn off the keyboard backlight of your Surface device. Note that other mobile […]

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Nvidia GeForce Drivers for Windows 378.49 released

Nvidia has just released new GeForce Drivers for supported Windows operating systems that introduces game ready support for Resident Evil 7 among other things. Nvidia GeForce Drivers 378.49 is a WHQL (Windows […]

Of Apple and Windows: Gartner's OS forecast is useless

You have probably read about Gartner's latest forecast already which sees Apple shipping more combined devices than Microsoft / Windows in the year 2017 and the following years. If you have not, […]

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Nvidia 375.86 driver issues

The last couple of weeks have not been good to Nvidia. The company released a new driver with the version 375.57 in late October that caused major issues especially on Windows 10 […]