Ryan Dube

5 Easy Ways to Transfer Files Between Computers on the Same Network

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You may think something as simple as transferring files between computers on your home network would be easy. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. On corporate networks, the company’s IT department will often create a network share drive where anyone with a computer connected to the network can place and exchange files over the network. On […]

5 Reasons Your WiFi Speed Test Results May Be Wrong

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Every now and then, everyone experiences the kind of internet slowdown that makes you wonder whether you’re really getting the internet speed you are paying for. Wifi speed tests can help you confirm this. You can usually view the speed of the internet plan you’re paying for by viewing your internet bill. The speed for […]

7 Ways to Clear Memory and Boost RAM on Windows

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There are few things quite as annoying as a computer that’s starting to run slow. As good as the Windows 10 operating system is, Windows computers still have the problem of running much more slowly over time. In this article, you’ll learn seven of the most effective ways to clear out old memory and boost […]

21 CMD Commands All Windows Users Should Know

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The Windows command prompt is a feature that’s been a core part of the Windows operating system for a long time. There are some CMD commands that are so useful and easy to use that even regular users see the Windows command prompt as a key part of the operating system. There are always rumors […]

Miss Hotmail? Microsoft Outlook Email Services Explained

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Do you remember using Microsoft’s Hotmail email service? Throughout the years, Microsoft has offered a variety of cloud email services that it has rebranded several times. These rebrands become even more confusing when you follow Microsoft’s transition from Microsoft Hotmail, to Live Mail, and finally to the Outlook web app. MSN Hotmail – What Happened? […]

15 Windows Diagnostics Tools to Improve Your PC’s Health

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Diagnosing Windows is not only something IT analysts need to worry about. Anyone who owns a computer should be comfortable using Windows diagnostics tools to do basic troubleshooting. Believe it or not, you can fix most problems yourself if you have the right tools available and know how to use them. Diagnosing Windows problems doesn’t […]

Memory Sizes: Gigabytes, Terabytes, and Petabytes Explained

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If you’re new to computers (or even if you’re not), the names that get applied to different memory sizes can seem strange. Whether you’re talking about an 8-megabyte memory card, a 500-gigabyte hard drive, or a 1 terabyte SSD drive, the terms always seem abstract and random. How exactly do you gauge just how much […]

7 Amazing Live Wallpapers for Windows 10 to Transform Your Desktop

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If you’ve been using a static wallpaper for your Windows desktop, you’re wasting valuable space that you could be using for either entertainment or productivity. The Windows desktop is where you end up when you’ve closed all your windows, or when you’re using smaller Windows that don’t use up all your desktop space. So, why […]

Why You Shouldn’t Download CCleaner for Windows Anymore

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Often, when you talk to any computer-savvy technician (or family member) about how to protect your computer from viruses or malware, they’ll tell you that you should install a collection of apps to keep your PC safe. These apps usually include antivirus software, anti-malware desktop and browser apps, and inevitably they’ll also suggest CCleaner. CCleaner […]