How To Automatically Shut Down a Windows Computer

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Windows allows you to automate a number of tasks on your computer and one of these is the automatically shutting down your computer. You can actually create a schedule for the shutdown that automatically turns off your computer at the specified time. Setting up the auto shutdown feature on a Windows PC is pretty easy […]

How To Fix WhatsApp Web Not Working On PC

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One of the great things about WhatsApp is its ability to let you use the messaging service right from any browser on your computer. You can simply scan a code on your computer from your phone and you’re ready to use the WhatsApp app on your desktop or laptop machine. Normally, the feature works just […]

Using the Transmission Web Interface

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When you talk about downloading a torrent file, it’s normally assumed that you’re looking to download some illegal and copyright protected content from the Internet. This belief is so popular that many companies have simply blocked access to torrents from their internal networks.  The question is, how do you download legal torrents while in your […]

View Word Documents in Full-Screen Mode

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Full screen mode used to exist in the really old versions of Microsoft Word. It allowed you to use up the entire screen of your computer to view your documents. However, in the newer versions of Word, the feature is missing and you won’t find the option to make Word full screen.  The question is, […]

How to See/Find All Your Likes on Facebook

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If you’re an avid Facebook user, you probably like dozens of posts each day from your profile on the site. By liking a post, you’re actually telling the author of that post that you acknowledge their work. In the background, you’re also actually creating a list of curated items that you like on Facebook. What […]

Open Notepad as Admin to Avoid “Access is Denied”

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If you’ve ever tried to edit a system file using Notepad on your Windows PC, you’ve likely seen the error that says “Notepad access denied”. It usually happens when you try to modify a system file from a standard user account on a PC. Windows does this to ensure your system files are protected and […]

Prevent Files From Being Deleted Or Renamed In Windows

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No matter what purpose you use your computer for, there are likely some files on your machine that you don’t want anyone to rename or delete. But unfortunately the way Windows works, there’s really no default mechanism to help you prevent your files from being deleted on your computer. Any user who has access to […]

How To Fix USB Drive Showing Wrong Size

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If your USB drive is shown with a wrong size on your computer, it’s likely the result of an improper formatting of the drive. Instead of seeing the actual 16GB or whatever the size of your USB drive is, you’ll see something like a couple hundred MBs available on it.  When you see that, don’t […]

4 Ways To Find Large Files In Windows 10

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If you quickly want to free-up memory space on your Windows machine, the best way to do that is to find large files on your Windows 10 PC and get rid of them if they’re no longer useful. The question though is how do you go about searching for large files on your computer? Windows […]

How To Update an Old Word Document to Latest Word Format

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If you want to use the modern features of Word 2019 or Office 365, you will need to upgrade your Word documents if they are based on an older version of the Word software. Upgrading ensures that your documents are compatible with the newer versions of Word and that you are able to use the […]