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What is Meet Now in Windows 10 and how to remove it

If you are running a recent version of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, you may have noticed the new Meet Now taskbar icon that the company added in October 2020. Microsoft plans […]

How to add a hotkey for delayed screenshot capture in ShareX

How to add a hotkey for delayed screenshot capture in ShareX

Though I have reviewed many screenshot tools -- QuickSnip, HolzShots, or AutoScreenshot, my personal favorite has always been ShareX. I'm sure it's the same with some/most of you. Despite being a stellar […]

How to identify fonts on any webpage using Firefox

How to identify fonts on any webpage without using an extension in Firefox and Chrome

Webpages consist of several visual elements, even though we may not normally notice them. All we see is text, links, images, and forms, right? Observe the text style on a webpage closely, […]

How to fix OneTab not working in Firefox after recent update

How to fix OneTab not working in Firefox

The popular tab-saving extension OneTab was updated to 1.45 recently. Unfortunately the latest version of plugin seems to be buggy. Several Firefox users have reported that the update has deleted the history […]

How to fix blurry text in programs on Windows 10

How to fix blurry text in programs on Windows 10

Recently, a friend of mine asked for my help with an unusual issue. He told me that some programs on his computer had blurry text in their GUIs. This is what affected […]

How to fix volume keys not working on USB Keyboard in Windows 10

How to fix volume keys not working on USB Keyboard in Windows 10

The volume keys on my USB keyboard stopped working out of the blue. Pressing the volume -, volume - and the mute button did not make a difference. But I was able […]

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How to jump to the last row with data in Microsoft Excel or Google Spreadsheets

Tools like Microsoft Excel, LibreOffice Calc, or Google Spreadsheets are widely used both in the business world and also at home. If you work with large tables regularly, you may wonder if […]

How to import saves from DraStic to DeSmuME

How to import saves from DraStic to DeSmuME and vice-versa

DraStic is hands down the best Nintendo DS emulator for Android devices. It's a premium application that I've been using for years. Did you know that saves that you make in-game using […]

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How to set up a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot in Windows 7 or above without any software

I came across a router which had an issue with the Wi-Fi; the LAN connection was working fine but the wireless functionality appeared to be busted. My friend wanted a temporary fix, […]

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What are Firefox Containers?

You may have heard of Firefox Containers. But do you know what they are? How do they help us? To understand the purpose of this feature, you need to understand how web […]

disable autoplay videos in Telegram Desktop program

How to disable autoplay videos in Telegram Desktop

Autoplaying videos are one of the biggest annoyances on the Internet. Nobody likes a loud, blaring, noisy video to play unexpectedly. Sadly, many websites think it's cool to have them. I have […]

How to copy, select and search text in ePub books using SumatraPDF - issue

How to copy, select and search text in ePub books using SumatraPDF

SumatraPDF has been our go-to PDF and ePub reader for quite a few years, and I'm sure that some of you may be using it too. I'll admit to using Microsoft Edge […]

How to install VMWare tools if the option is grayed out

How to install VMWare tools if the option is grayed out

I use VMWare Workstation Player primary to run Linux but a few days ago I wanted to install a virtual copy of Windows 10 to test some upcoming features. Virtual machines are […]

How to use Sandboxie for browsing, downloading and installing programs

How to use Sandboxie for browsing, downloading and installing programs

Sandboxie is a great tool to have in your computer's security arsenal. For those unaware, it creates an isolated space (sandbox) on your hard drive that you may execute files in that […]

How to customize elements in the Spotify UI with Spicetify-cli

How to customize Spotify with Spicetify-cli themes

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services. If you use the desktop app on Windows, Linux or macOS, but dislike how it looks, you may be interested in customizing […]

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Back to Basics: How to block Windows programs from accessing the internet

Today, in our Windows 10 beginner's guide series, we'll be looking at how to block Windows programs from accessing the internet. Tip: check out some of the previous parts of the series, […]

How to change the default save location on Windows 10 - choose a drive

Back to Basics: How to change the default save location in Windows 10

Continuing with our beginner friendly back to basics guides, this time we show you how to change default save locations in Windows 10. The operating system saves all documents, pictures, music etc […]

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Extract images and other content from Office documents with this simple trick

Here is a quick tip to extract images and other content from Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, or OpenOffice documents among others. While it is possible to save images embedded in Office documents in […]