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How to Create Multiple Linked Drop Down Lists in Excel

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Drop-down lists in Excel are powerful tools. They let you provide users with a drop-down arrow that, when selected, provides them with a list of choices. This can reduce data-entry […]

Stream Video and Music to Your Xbox Console from Windows 10

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Everyone knows the Xbox can support every streaming service known to man, but did you realize you can stream content straight to your Xbox from your PC? The instructions below […]

Random Number Generator in Excel: How and When to Use It

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There are a surprising number of ways you can make use of a random number generator in Excel. But before you do, it’s important to understand the function of a […]

DTS vs. Dolby Digital: What’s Different and What’s Similar

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As home cinema evolved, the need for new surround sound formats has risen. Users now are looking for more sophisticated sound systems that bring more detail and realism into their […]

ARM vs. Intel Processors: Which Is The Best?

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Today, most computing devices are likely to either have a processor using the x86 design, like Intel processors, or the ARM (Advanced RISC Machine) design as in the CPU in […]

How to Use the Ping Command to Troubleshoot Network Issues

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The ping command is one of the most helpful network diagnostic tools at your disposal. It’s useful for finding problems both on your local network and on the wider internet. […]

What is the Spooler Subsystem App and Is It Safe?

by File in: Windows 10

Virtually all system processes, apps, and services on the Windows operating system have their executable (.exe) files. For instance, SMSS.exe powers the Microsoft Management Console, MMC.exe powers the Microsoft Management […]

How to Fix “There Was a Problem Resetting Your PC” on Windows

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Resetting your PC is supposed to be the ultimate troubleshooting solution that fixes most system malfunctions on Windows. But what happens when your PC won’t reset? You can use other […]

How to Open EPUB Files on Windows

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Microsoft Edge used to allow you to read your favorite eBooks directly in the browser. Microsoft made opening EPUB files possible through the Windows 10 Creators Update, which brought a […]

How to Fix Two-Finger Scroll Not Working on Windows 10

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New Windows 10 laptops come with Precision Touchpad support, which includes two-finger scrolling that you can use to control the scrolling process, improve navigation speeds and enhance productivity. If you’re […]