How to Fix “Your PC Ran Into a Problem And It Needs to Restart” Error

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Have you encountered the “Your PC Ran Into a Problem And It Needs to Restart” message? Are you wondering what you should do about it? Despite the vague nature of the warning, the solutions are pretty simple and don’t require outside help. It’s something you’re perfectly capable of handling on your own. In this post, […]

How to Scan for Malware in Windows 10

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Is your Windows 10 computer performing slower than usual? Are you seeing different pop-ups that weren’t there before? If these are the cases, you may have a malware-infected PC on your hands. There are ways you can check. This article will teach you how to scan your PC for malware in Windows 10. Windows Defender […]

How to Find NTP Server in a Domain to Sync All PCs

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To keep all PCs synchronized, updating the internet time will help you pull it off. And to do that, you need to find the NTP (Network Time Protocol) server first. Windows’ Command Prompt will get you there. And if you don’t know where to begin, don’t worry. In this post, you’ll learn what you need […]

How to Change Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows

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Having full control over a user account on your system means you can make changes to that account owner’s files. But before you can have that control, there’s no shortcut: you need to own it. Don’t know how to go about this? Don’t worry. We’ll walk through the process. In this post, you’ll learn how […]

How to Check the Performance of Your PC and Speed It Up

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So your PC is running slower than usual. What can you do about it? You’d be surprised by the number of factors that contribute to a computer’s sluggishness. To really dial in on the cause, you’re going to need to run diagnostics. This is the only way you’ll get to the root of the problem. […]

How to Use Handbrake to Convert MKV to MP4

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If you frequently download videos, then you’re probably no stranger to the MKV file format. It also means you’re familiar with its quirks. As much as a blessing MKV is to some users, there are those who just can’t seem to play their videos after opening the file. This results in users converting their MKV […]

DVD Drive Not Working? 5 Troubleshooting Tips

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People still depend on DVD drives to access media or perform installations. And when that drive suddenly stops working, users are left in a state of panic. What causes CD/DVD drives to stop working and how do you fix the problem? There’s no need to worry. In this post, we’ll go over some of the […]

How to Fix “Windows was unable to complete the format” Error

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Wanting to format your SD card, USB drive, or external hard drive is a good move. But what if you encounter an error that says “Windows was unable to complete the format” along the way? Getting this error message can cause you to panic. That, or it might make you want to pass up the […]

Fix “Windows can’t communicate with the device or resource” Error

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“Windows can’t communicate with the device or resource,” says the screen in front of you. Considering that all you were trying to do was go online, seeing this error message is frustrating. But instead of giving in to frustration, you should find a way to fix the problem. Fortunately, getting the answer you need is […]

3 Ways to Track Which Programs are Using the Most Bandwidth in Windows

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Are you having trouble connecting to Facebook or Twitter? Has your internet connection slowed down to the point that it’s become unusable? Don’t blame your internet service provider just yet. The reason for this could be a program consuming bandwidth in the background. In this post, you’ll learn how to monitor the bandwidth usage of […]