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Reduce File History size on Windows 10

File History is a useful feature of recent versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system that backs up files regularly when enabled. You may want to check out our how to use […]

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How to migrate from Evernote to OneNote

The following guide walks you through the process of migrating all of your Evernote notebooks to Microsoft's OneNote service. Evernote's recent announcement that it would limit basic users to syncing two devices, […]

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How to remove True Key by Intel Security

The following guide walks you through the steps of removing True Key by Intel Security from your operating system. True Key by Intel Security¬† is a password manager by Intel that is […]

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Fix Windows 10 Start Menu problems

Microsoft's Start Menu troubleshooter has been designed to fix start menu problems that you experience when running devices with Windows 10. While the start menu may have lost some of its appeal […]

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Enhanced Anti-Spoofing for Windows 10

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system supports a whole array of biometric login and authentication options. Instead of having to log in typing a username and password, Windows 10 users can use their […]

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Remove the Microsoft XPS Document Writer printer

Microsoft XPS Document Writer is a printer that is installed on all recent versions of the Microsoft operating system by default. The printer enables you to create XPS documents that use the […]

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I'm not a hardware guy. While I'm capable of building a PC from scratch by selecting compatible components and putting it all together, I'm only interested in hardware when I'm about to […]

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How to customize This PC on Windows 10

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system provides virtually no option to change what the "This PC" in File Explorer displays. The menu displays all drives by default as well as default system folders […]

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How to list Registry changes by time

The default Windows Registry editor, much like many other default programs that ship with the operating system, is functional but severely lacking when it comes to features that it provides. Search for […]

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How to download all Windows Spotlight images

Windows Spotlight is a fairly new feature that is exclusively available on devices running Windows 10 that changes the lockscreen experience by displaying new images on a regular basis with options to […]

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Advanced Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) Tips

The Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, short EMET, is an optional download for all supported client and server versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system that adds exploit mitigation to the system's defenses. […]

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The best way to clone a hard drive (least time-consuming, error-prone)

The boot drive of my main PC has been a 128 Gigabyte Crucial m4 Solid State Drive for a long time. While that worked out well up until now, I always had […]

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium configuration guide

There seem to be two camps of users when it comes to Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware application for the Windows operating system. Some users swear on it and believe it is one of the […]

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Fixing Java update did not complete Error Code: 1603

I have received the error message "Java update did not complete. Error Code: 1603" for months whenever I tried to update the Java installation on a PC running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. […]

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How to test Windows software in a secure environment

As a Windows user, it is always good to be extra cautious when it comes to running programs on Windows PCs as a single-click may cause all kinds of troubles. While malware […]

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How to burn data across multiple discs

Some burning programs support the burning of data across multiple discs. This can be useful if you want to burn data that does not fit on a single optical disc as it […]

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How to burn mkv video files to DVD

The following guide provides you with a simple straightforward way to burn one or multiple mkv video files to DVD. Most solutions that you find on the Internet that describe how to […]

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Supercharge Q-Dir with custom commands and administrative privileges

I work in IT Support in a company where our users don't have administrator rights. As per my job, I have to constantly access part of the operative system that require Administrator […]