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How to change the properties of VirtualBox virtual machines

It is quite easy to set up virtual machines using VirtualBox and other virtualization programs. You configure a few parameters such as disk size or memory, select an ISO image of an […]

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How to clean up the Windows Program Files folder

Win32 programs have a lot of flexibility when it comes to the installation process. Programs may install in various directories, may write to the Registry, or run on system start without asking […]

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A detailed Windows Resource Monitor guide

The Windows operating system comes with plenty of built-in tools to analyze resource usage. The most prominent one is probably the Windows Task Manager, as it highlights resource usage of individual processes, […]

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Avast releases machine-code decompiler RetDec

Computer security heavyweight Avast released its machine-code decompiler RetDec as an open source tool to the public recently. The company worked on RetDec for seven years, and released the decompiler "to help […]

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Noisli generates background noise that helps you focus or relax

Noisli is a web service and a mobile application that you may use to generate background noise that helps you focus or relax. There are quite a few cases where background noise […]

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Game Saturday: Steam Winter Sale 2017 picks

Now, for something completely different: here are some of my top game (and apps) picks of the Steam Winter Sale of 2017. The start of the sale was on December 21, 2017, […]

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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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ScummVM 2.0 launches with support for Sierra adventure games

The team behind ScummVM -- Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion Virtual Machines -- has released ScummVM 2.0 to the public. ScummVM is a program for Windows and other operating systems which […]

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Game Saturday: play golden age PC games on Classic Reload

Classic Reload is a free online site that lets you play thousands of classic PC games and computer games directly online in your web browser. The site features Windows and DOS games, […]

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AutoplayStopper stops autoplaying videos everywhere

Autoplaying videos are surely one of the biggest annoyances that you may run into on the Internet. They suck up bandwidth, may use CPU, and are distracting. If you add sound to […]

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The Gog Winter 2017 Sale is on

Gog.com launched its Winter 2017 Sale yesterday with huge discounts, a freebie for everyone, and new deals every day. The freebie is Grim Fandango Remastered. You can add it to your account […]

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HP releases Synaptics driver update that removes disabled keylogger

HP released updates for Synaptics touchpad drivers recently for HP notebooks that removes a disabled keylogger from the driver. Again, HP? A security researcher disclosed on GitHub that he discovered a keylogger […]

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Should you delete online accounts?

If you stop using an online account, should you delete that account or keep it? The question has no simple answer, as several factors play a role in the decision making process. […]

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Google to block YouTube on Amazon Fire TV

Google will block access to YouTube on Amazon's Fire TV from January 1, 2018, and on Echo Show effective immediately. If you fire up the YouTube application on the Fire TV right […]

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DNSTrails: find any domain someone owns

DNSTrails is a new Internet service that provides you with the tools to find any domain someone owns among other things. The service has more to offer than that, as you may […]

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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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How to change the language of Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office uses the language of the system to display interface elements usually. That's usually what users of the program want, but some users may want it to use a different language […]