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GOM Mix Max: Is the new video editing software any good? (Read till the end for a special giveaway!)

As I anticipated a few days ago, GOM Mix Max's brand new video editing software has been launched on November 30th, 2021. Developed by GOM & Company, GOM Mix Max aims to […]

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Turns out, you can still redirect Microsoft Edge links, but it is complicated

Microsoft locked the Microsoft Edge specific protocol that it created in a recent build of Windows 11. Up until now, it was possible to use programs such as EdgeDeflector to redirect the […]

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Windows System Control Center is a helper app for admins

Windows System Control Center is a free and portable application for Windows that acts as a management interface for programs developed by some of the most popular companies and developers, including Nirsoft, […]

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Latest Vivaldi Browser Snapshot introduces Theme Importing and Exporting

Vivaldi Technologies released a new snapshot of its Vivaldi browser for the desktop today. The new version, Vivaldi build 2482.13, introduces support for importing and exporting themes. One of the strong features […]


The Usenet: the biggest decentralized discussion network of the world

Free speech and the unhindered exchange of messages and data is something that more and more Internet users want. These values are under constant attack on today's Internet, but there is an […]

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Microsoft blocks other browsers from opening Edge links

When Microsoft launched Windows 10, one of the things that the company did introduce was the classic version of Edge. Edge would replace the aging Internet Explorer browser along the way. To […]

Xbox app will soon let you choose where to install your games

Xbox app will soon let you choose where to install your games on your PC and allow you to mod them

The Xbox app on PC is getting some important options in the near future. Gamepass PC subscribers may be aware of the limitations of the app. When you install a game, Windows […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22499

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22499 released to the Developer Channel

Microsoft has released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22499 to the Developer Channel. Let's dive in to see what's new, the bugs that were fixed, and of course new problems that have […]

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Disney+ is offering a one-month subscription for 1,99€. No plans for the weekend? Subscribe to Disney+ and find a show to binge-watch with your family. Watch movies and TV shows that are […]

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Google is removing dislike counts on YouTube

Google announced this week that it will remove dislike counts from all videos on the YouTube video platform. Dislike counts are made private but the dislike button will remain available to users […]

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You may now use Ventoy without deleting data on USB Sticks

Ventoy is a popular open source tool to create bootable media. What sets it apart from other solutions such as Rufus Universal USB Installer or Media Creation Tool batch, is that it […]

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Microsoft announces Windows 11 SE cloud-first operating system, and a Surface Laptop SE that costs $249

Microsoft has announced Windows 11 SE, a cloud-first operating system that has been built for education. The software giant says the Azure-powered OS is intended for K-8 classroom students and teachers. The […]

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How to deal with "may be dangerous" download prompts in Chrome

I tried to download the latest Ventoy release recently from the project's GitHub repository. Chrome, the browser that I used at the time, displays a notification in the download panel at the […]

Microsoft won't extend Windows 7 Extended Security Updates. Server gets another year

Microsoft's popular Windows 7 operating system reached the end of its support lifecycle in January 2020. The company launched ESU, Extended Security Updates, for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 at the […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates November 2021 overview

This guide offers an overview of the security updates and non-security updates that Microsoft released for its products on the November 2021 Patch Day. Microsoft released updates for all supported client and […]

Ghacks Deals: 16% off Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan

Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography plan includes the professional applications Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, Photoshop for the desktop and iPad, and 20 Gigabytes of cloud storage. You can now get this plan for 16% […]

Mozilla Firefox is now available on the Windows Store

Mozilla Firefox is now available on the Microsoft Store

A couple of weeks ago, we told you that Mozilla is testing Firefox on the Microsoft Store. But it wasn't available for users, that changes today. The browser has been released to […]

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How to change network adapter priorities on Windows 11

Network adapter priorities are used by the Windows 11 device to determine the network adapter that is used to establish network and Internet connections. If a device has multiple network adapters, say […]

Add a clock on your secondary monitor's taskbar in Windows 11 with ElevenClock

Add a clock on your secondary monitor's taskbar in Windows 11 with ElevenClock

Windows 11 displays the taskbar across all monitors that are plugged in, but it does not show the system tray area. The operating system only displays it on the screen that is […]

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How to fix "the processor needs to have two or more cores to run Windows 11" issue in VMware Workstation Player

Microsoft really did not make it easy to test its operating system in virtual machines, with its ridiculous hardware checks stopping tech enthusiasts from trying it. A few days ago, I told […]

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How to block the Windows 11 upgrade on Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system has been released and it is being offered via Windows Update already to systems that meet the Windows 11 system requirements. Windows 11 is a free upgrade […]

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Music Player AIMP has reached version 5.00 final

The Windows music player AIMP has recently been updated to version 5.0 final. We have followed AIMP development here at Ghacks for a long time. Our first tutorials, recording Internet radio with […]

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Macrium Reflect 8 Free is now available

Paramount Software UK Limited released commercial editions of Macrium Reflect 8 some time ago. The free version, Macrium Reflect 8 Free, is now also available. Macrium Reflect 8 Free is compatible with […]

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DRM Games affected by Intel 12th generation processors issue on Windows 10 and 11

Intel published a list of games affected by DRM issues in 12th generation Intel Core processors on devices running Windows 11 and Windows 10 this week. Only Intel's 12th-Gen Alder Lake chips […]

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OneDrive's desktop app won't be supported anymore on Windows 7 and 8.1 in early 2022

Microsoft announced plans this week to end support for OneDrive desktop applications on the company's operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Customers who use these operating systems may still […]

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How to Fix USB Keyboard volume keys not working on Windows 11

Some USB keyboards that you connect to your Windows 11 devices may have extra keys, such as a mute key, volume up or down keys, or keys to control media playback. It […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22494

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22494 fixes some Taskbar, Explorer bugs and adds a Mute Mic button

One of the many quirks in Windows 11 is the Taskbar bug, which causes tool-tips to appear randomly when you mouse over the system tray and back to a different area on […]

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Create custom Firefox installations with Firefox Profilemaker

Firefox Profilemaker is a new online tool that helps you create custom Firefox installations. To be precise, it can be used to customize Firefox profiles, e.g. to block Telemetry, enable Enterprise policies […]

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Firefox 94.0.1 fixes a browser hang issue on Mac OS X 10.12

Mozilla released Firefox 94, a new stable version of the organization's web browser, earlier this week. Today, Mozilla plans to roll out the Firefox 94.0.1 update to the stable channel to address […]

Ghacks Deals: hundreds of eLearning courses for the price of one

This bundle includes the online content of Stone River eLearning, currently more than 800 technology courses, and of StackSkills Unlimited, currently over 1000 online courses, for the price of a single course. […]

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Amazon promises at least 4 years of security updates for Fire TV hardware

Amazon Fire TV hardware, such as the newly released Amazon Fire TV Stick 4k Max, will be supported for at least 4 years by Amazon. Amazon Fire TV devices are powered by […]

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Waterfox Classic development will continue, but as a separate project from G4

A few weeks ago, Waterfox G4 was released to the public. The update brought a modern design, but also introduced an unusual hardware requirement, that made it impossible to use the browser […]

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Bug prevents some apps and Settings pages from opening on Windows 11

Some applications and even some Settings page may not start anymore on Windows 11 devices after recent application updates. The updates for applications such as the Snipping Tool, caused the issue on […]

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The Stream Detector: detect and copy Stream URLs for use in other programs

The Stream Detector is a browser extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser that lists stream URLs that it detects on pages in its interface. These URLs can be copied directly or copied […]

Where are the desktop wallpapers located in Windows 11

Where are the desktop wallpapers located in Windows 11?

When Windows 10 was released, Microsoft shipped it with a modern home screen background. With Windows 11, the company took it to a level further with multiple abstract wallpapers. Microsoft also packed […]

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Chrome is using less memory, crashing less, and loading search results faster, according to Google

Google highlights a few improvements that it made in recent times to its Chrome web browser on the official Chromium website. These improvements reduce the number of crashes of the browser and the […]

Ghacks Deals: YeetDL Premium Multi-Device Plan: Lifetime Subscription

YeetDL Premium is s convenient application for Windows to download Youtube videos. It allows you to download YouTube video at the highest possible quality and subtitles. Videos can be played offline then […]

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Firefox 94.0 release: here is what is new and changed

Firefox 94.0's release date is November 2, 2021. The new stable version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser introduces new features, bug fixes, and security fixes. The new Firefox release marks the […]

How to enable TPM 2.0 support in VMware Workstation Player for free

How to enable TPM 2.0 support in VMware Workstation Player for free

It can be quite a hassle to upgrade your main computer to Windows 11, just to roll back to Windows 10.  The best way to find out if you will like Windows […]

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Windows 11 Taskbar not hiding? Here is a fix!

Microsoft changed the functionality of the taskbar of the company's Windows 11 operating system, but some issues that users experienced in previous versions of Windows remain an issue, still. The Windows 11 […]

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Windows 11 creates lots of empty folders in a System32 directory

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system creates lots of empty folders in a System32 directory, just like the Windows 10 operating system. When you check the folder, you may notice empty tmp folders […]