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How to configure the DNS in iOS

How to configure the DNS in iOS 

We taught you how to configure Safari in iOS to take control of how the browser works. Continuing with our internet tweaks, we are going to tell you how to configure the […]

How to configure Safari in iOS

How to configure Safari in iOS - A user-friendly and privacy focused guide

Most iPhone and iPad users don't often pay attention to how their default browser works, unless they run into an issue. We have written a user-friendly and privacy focused guide, to teach […]

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How to disable Twitter's new interface and get the old design back

When websites that you have grown accustomed to for years suddenly change their design, it often gets confusing. You have to re-learn how to use it which is quite a chore. Twitter, […]

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KeePass Tip: access the password history

KeePass is a powerful password manager for the desktop that is available for Windows officially and through forks for other operating systems as well. I used to use online password managers like […]

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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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Use F8 in Microsoft Word to select text quickly

Most Microsoft Word users use the mouse when it comes to text selection, probably. It is easy enough to make fine-grained text selections or quick selections using the mouse only. A double-click […]

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Why is quitting Skype so difficult on Windows 10?

Skype is still a popular application, especially on Windows 10 and in business environments. While I cannot say that Microsoft does its best to improve Skype and increase the application's popularity, it […]

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How to disable Auto Suggest in Explorer and Run Box on Windows

The following guide demonstrates how to disable auto suggest functionality in Windows Explorer (File Explorer) and the Run box on Windows devices. When you type something in Explorer's location field, suggestions are […]

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How to change the PIM of a VeraCrypt volume

The developers of VeraCrypt introduced Personal Iterations Multiplier (PIM) functionality in the encryption program in version 1.12. PIM stands for "Personal Iterations Multiplier". It is a parameter that was introduced in VeraCrypt […]

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How to merge multiple Word documents

You have multiple options if you have multiple Microsoft Word documents and want to merge them. While you could use copy and paste multiple times to create a new document using the […]

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Locking the mouse on a dual monitor system

Dual monitor systems offer many advantages over single monitor setups. It is easy to connect two or even more displays to a computer provided that the hardware is capable of it. You […]

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Replacing Notepad with Notepad++ in Windows

The release of the text editor Notepad++ 7.5.9 introduces a new feature for Windows to replace the default Windows text editor Notepad as the default system editor. While users may associate certain […]

Set a custom Recycle Bin size on Windows

All versions of Windows include a Recycle Bin to store deleted files. The main idea behind the Recycle Bin is to provide users with options to restore deleted files provided that they […]

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Use findstr on Windows to find text in files and command outputs

If you want to find specific text in files, in a command line output or elsewhere, you may use the findstr command on Windows to do so. Findstr is a built-in tool […]

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Speed up the migration of encrypted drives to another software

DiskCryptor has been my go-to program on Windows when it comes to encrypting entire hard drives and the system partition since 2012. Development stopped, however, several years ago. While the program works […]

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How to remove Malwarebytes

The following tutorial teaches you how to uninstall Malwarebytes, formerly known as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, for Windows and Mac OS, from a computer system. Malwarebytes is a security software that protects the computer […]

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How to open Gigabyte-sized text files on Windows

When you try to load a Gigabyte-sized text file on Windows, you will find out quickly that the default programs that Windows ships with are not suited for this. While most users […]

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Using LibreOffice as a PDF Editor

LibreOffice is a powerful open source cross-platform Office suite that works in many regards just like Microsoft Office. While you can use LibreOffice apps to edit spreadsheets or Word documents, you may […]