Best 5 Proxy Servers To Help You Web Surf Anonymously

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A web proxy server alters a user’s IP address without the need for online traffic encryption. This enables the user to privately surf the web making it difficult for malicious forces to infiltrate and acquire your browsing data information. Using a web proxy will also allow a user to access sites that are otherwise inaccessible. […]

How To Refurbish a Computer

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That old computer taking up space and collecting dust has become an eyesore. You’ve long since moved on to a bigger, better, more technologically advanced computer and no longer have any use for such a relic. Programs run smoother, games look more vibrant, what possible reason could you have for keeping it around any longer? […]

What Is Localhost and How Can You Use It?

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The localhost – also referred to as ‘the loopback address’ – is used to establish an IP connection or call, to your own computer or machine. The loopback address is typically used in the context of networking and provides a computer the capability to validate the IP stack. Anyone with a background or interest in […]

How To Extract Files From Corrupted Zip Folders

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The best option for transferring multiple files together has to be through the use of zip file compression. Doing it in this way offers hassle free, lossless file compression when relocating files from one storage area to another.  There are plenty of ‘packing’ programs available that allow zip file compression. Gather a few files together, […]

Tor vs VPN – Should You Use One or Both?

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The thought of protecting yourself from hackers, spies, and malicious attacks should be at the forefront of your mind anytime you connect to the internet. This is the prime purpose of both Tor and a VPN. But, when talking about Tor vs VPN, how much do you really know?  When it comes to ensuring that […]

The 3 Best Open-Source Video Editors

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Video editing software can be divided into two basic categories – closed-source and open-source. Closed source is the normal video editor that offers all the basic functionalities like cropping, rendering speed, adding a soundtrack, etc. An open-source video editor tends to have a bit more of a professional touch than what you’d find in a […]

How to Create Your Own Onion Site on Tor

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When looking to remain anonymous while deep-diving through what the dark web has to offer, The Onion Router (Tor), is your safest bet. The Tor browser is a powerful free tool used for browsing the Internet anonymously, where you can discover varying websites utilizing the onion domain.  Anonymity is seemingly fading nowadays with ISPs watching […]

BSD vs Linux: The Basic Differences

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Both Linux and the varying BSDs (Berkeley Software Distributions) are free and open-source, with more things in common than differences. With this in mind, you may ask yourself, “If they’re so similar, then why do they exist at all? Wouldn’t it be better to have a singular operating system from which to choose?” I can […]

How to Fix ‘RPC Server is Unavailable’ Error in Windows

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Those of you who have been using Windows for some time may have already bore witness to the “RPC Server is Unavailable” error. This is one of the more common errors you can run into while using the Windows OS and often causes confusion to more inexperienced Windows users as to why it popped up […]

How To Fix VPN 800 errors

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Active internet users who value their privacy should invest in the use of a VPN. A good VPN service can help secure your connection and keep all online activity anonymous to shady websites seeking to sell your private information to the highest bidder. They can also allow you to circumvent some region-locked websites and services […]