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How to Fix “Your Connection is Not Private” Error in Google Chrome

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Google has security measures in place to protect you against suspicious sites. And it springs into action whenever it thinks you’re about to make a mistake. Take the Your Connection Is Not Private message. While many consider it an error, it’s actually a warning. When users are about to log into an unsecure site, Google […]

Google Chrome Crashing, Freezing or Not Responding? 7 Ways to Fix It

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Google Chrome is a fantastic web browser, but there are times when Google Chrome crashes, freezes, or simply stops responding. There are a lot of reasons these behaviors can occur, so it’s important to be very methodical when you’re troubleshooting and trying to fix the issue. This article will walk you through the typical fixes […]

How to Make a Bootable USB and Save Your PC

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Gone are the days of CD installers. Now you can use more convenient tools like a USB to install or repair an operating system. We’ll show you how you can use one to reboot and repair a PC. By default, Windows will try to detect any errors during startup and will normally automatically boot to […]

SD Card Can’t Be Read? Here’s How to Fix It

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Having trouble with your SD card? SD cards can fail for many reasons. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to remedy the issue. Here are some of the things you can do to get your SD card back in working condition. Check the Card Reader You’ve been putting the blame on your SD card. […]

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 […]

Fix Killer Ethernet Driver Stopped Working

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Most of the time, the Killer Ethernet driver that comes prepackaged with your motherboard is a reliable ethernet driver. However, like all drivers, you may occasionally run into problems with it. If your version of Killer Ethernet driver stops working, it may be due to your driver being outdated or to a recent network change […]

How to Fix a Low Disk Space Warning in Windows

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Even though traditional hard drives have gotten cheaper over the years, a lot of people still have primary drives that are 500 GB or less in size. Why? Well, mostly because newer computers come with solid states drives (SSDs) and the larger sizes are just too expensive. If you’re getting a low disk space warning […]

What is Windows Prefetch and Superfetch?

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Prefetch is a feature, introduced in Windows XP and still used in Windows 10, that stores specific data about the applications you run in order to help them start faster. Prefetch is an algorithm that helps anticipate cache misses (times when Windows requests data that isn’t stored in the disk cache), and stores that data […]

Fix Scheduled Task Won’t Run for .BAT File

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If you have a .BAT file and you’re trying to get it to run automatically using Task Scheduler in Windows, you might have run into the issue where it simply doesn’t run unless you manually run the task. I created a batch file that deletes everything inside a temp folder whenever the computer starts up. […]

Fix “This device can’t use a Trusted Platform Module” When Enabling BitLocker

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I recently tried to enable BitLocker on an old Windows 10 PC at home and got an error message that I found would be extremely cryptic to anyone who isn’t a computer geek. Here was the message: This device can’t use a Trusted Platform Module. Your administrator must select the “Allow BitLocker without a compatible […]