Xbox Controller Not Connecting to PC? 9 Fixes

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Thanks to Microsoft’s Xinput controller standard, almost every Windows game for the past few years works seamlessly with an Xbox controller. That is, if your Xbox controller itself is properly […]

What Is Vsync and Should You Use It?

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Vsync is an option that you’ll see in most PC video games and sometimes even in other applications. But what is Vsync? What does it do? Should you switch it […]

How to Check if a Windows 10 Product Key Is Genuine

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Are you worried that you may actually be using a pirated copy of Windows 10? If you bought your copy of Windows directly from Microsoft or from a reputable retailer, […]

What Is DirectX and Why Is It Important?

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DirectX is an API or Application Programming Interface. It acts as the middleman between the software code of video games and the hardware used to play them. Without DirectX, playing […]

How to Fix Windows Update Errors

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Since the release of Windows 10 and Microsoft’s shift to a software-as-a-service model for their flagship operating system, the updates have been coming thick and fast. At least once a […]

What Is Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable & Do You Need So Many?

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Sometimes when you install an application in Windows, you might be asked to install an additional application called Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable. One day when looking through your installed applications, […]

4 Best Linux Tablets and Why You Should Use One

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While it may still have a relatively small share of the desktop market, Linux is growing in popularity every day. The desktop market itself may not be the holy grail […]

MBR vs GPT: Which Format Is Better for an SSD Drive?

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If you ever install a fresh copy of Windows on a hard drive, you may be asked to choose what drive partitioning standard you want to use. The choice is […]

How to Check the Type of RAM in Your Windows PC

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RAM comes in various types, capacities, speeds and brands. If you ever want to upgrade your RAM or need to verify whether your system meets certain minimum requirements, you’ll have […]

How to Perform a CPU Stress Test

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The CPU or Central Processing Unit is responsible for all the core mathematics your computer has to perform to work. Although there are other processors in your computer, such as […]