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Control Internet traffic on your Windows device with NetLimiter

NetLimiter is an Internet traffic control and monitoring tool for Microsoft Windows devices; our last review of the software dates back to 2008 and NetLimiter 2. A lot has changed since then […]

Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until January 15, 2022

Google revealed this week that it decided to extend support for Google Chrome on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system until at least January 15, 2022. Support for Windows 7 ended on January […]

File Hash Checker is a lightweight program that can be used to check the integrity of files

File Hash Checker is a lightweight program that can be used to check the integrity of files

Have you ever wondered if a file that you downloaded is safe, or if a backed up file is still working fine and not corrupt? Sometimes you may encounter errors when a […]

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Windows File Copy tool TeraCopy 3.5 is out

After the release of a beta version in August 2020, TeraCopy 3.5 Final is now available. TeraCopy is an advanced file transfer tool for Microsoft Windows and Mac devices that Tobey mentioned […]

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Don't activate the "Let's Go" button in the Windows 10 Settings application

If you have updated your copy of Windows 10 to a recent version, you may have noticed a new banner in the Settings application that is displayed at the top. The banner […]

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Limit Office 365 Telemetry with this undocumented setting

Office 365, just like Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other Microsoft products collect and submit telemetry data to Microsoft servers by default. Only a few options to limit data collection are provided […]

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Windows 10: OpenCL and OpenGL Compatibility Pack released by Microsoft

Microsoft has released the app OpenCL and OpenGL Compatibility Pack to the company's Microsoft Store this week designed to allow applications to run on Windows 10 devices that don't have OpenCL or […]

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Microsoft will slow down update releases in December 2020

Microsoft announced this week that update processes will change in the month of December 2020 for its Windows operating system. December is a month in which development slows down in many tech […]

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Free Archive Software PeaZip 7.5.0 has been released

PeaZip 7.5.0 is the latest version of the free archive software for Microsoft Windows devices. The release is available as an installer and a portable version as usually, and will replace the […]

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Windows 10 microcode updates to fix new Intel CPU security issues

Microsoft has released a number of new Intel microcode updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system that address recently discovered security flaws in Intel processors. Microcode updates are released by Intel […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates November 2020 overview

Microsoft has released security updates for all support client and server versions of Windows as well as other company products such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer. Our November 2020 […]

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How to disable Windows 10's Programmable Taskbar feature

Microsoft revealed a new feature that it called Programmable Taskbar back in July when it released Build 20161 to the Windows Insider Dev channel. The basic idea behind the feature was to […]

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Microsoft will enforce Windows 10 version 1903 upgrades because of end of support

Windows 10 version 1903 will reach end of support next month on December 8, 2020 for all supported editions of the operating system. The version of Windows 10 was released on May […]

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How to display or hide the apps you use most often in the Windows 10 Start Menu

The Windows 10 Start Menu does a lot of things differently than the start menus of previous versions of Windows. Its tile-based layout, the list of all installed apps and programs, and […]

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Windows 10 version 21H1 could be a minor update

Windows 10 version 20H2 is still rolling out and it will take a while before most devices are updated to the new feature update for Windows. Microsoft provides a glimpse of things […]

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Here is how you download any Windows 10 version ISO from Microsoft

When you use Microsoft's official Media Creation Tool, it is the latest version of Windows 10 that you get when you use it to download a Windows 10 ISO image to the […]

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Microsoft makes it easier to install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on Windows 10

Microsoft has improved the installation process for the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in the recent Insider Preview build 20246. Starting in this build and going forward, all it takes to install […]

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How to bypass Windows 10 Upgrade Blocks (Safeguard holds)

Windows 10 administrators may enable policies on devices to bypass upgrade blocks that prevent the device from being offered feature updates. Upgrade blocks, or Safeguard holds as Microsoft calls them, are designed […]