How-To

See How Much Your CPU Bottlenecks Your GPU BEFORE You Buy It

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Buying a new graphics card is one of the great joys of owning a gaming or other high-performance PC. You get to take a computer you currently own and, for a fraction of a whole machine’s cost, upgrade it to current graphical standards. Unfortunately, despite being a key component to gaming performance, your GPU doesn’t […]

How To Move Your Thunderbird Profile & Email To a New Windows Computer

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Are you struggling to convert and move your Thunderbird profile, settings, and email to a new computer? Many people choose to use Thunderbird as their email client for its many benefits including advanced spam filtering, a good reputation for being dependable, the ability to customize, a high level of security, support for email protocols such […]

How To View A Password Behind The Asterisks In a Browser

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When you’re on a website whose login details are saved in your browser, the browser automatically fills-in both the username and password fields for you. You may have noticed this behavior while visiting a website where you hold an account. While the username is clearly visible, the password is hidden behind asterisks. It’s common for […]

How To Safely Destroy An Old Hard-Drive

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The age of privacy appears to be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you should willingly give up all your information. Yet that’s what thousands of people do everyday when they throw out an old computer. That hard drive, even if you don’t think it still works, can have all the data harvested […]

Fix Repeating Keys With These Tips

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If you’ve ever had a repeating key, you will know how annoying it can be. Every time you have to double back to erase a duplicate “i” or “s,” you lose a little time. It may even interfere with your thought flow, killing your productivity throughout the day. The good news is that repeating keys […]

4 Ways To Edit a PDF File

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When John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe, developed the Portable Document Format (PDF), he wanted to make it easier for people to distribute documents without the need to print them. Surprisingly, it didn’t turn out to be very user-friendly. Not only were the files large in size, but the format didn’t support external hyperlinks and could […]

How To Encrypt Zip Files

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You’ll want to encrypt a Zip file if you don’t want just anyone to be able to open it. A normal, unencrypted Zip file can be viewed in seconds on most operating systems with a simple double-click, revealing all the files inside. A password protected, encrypted Zip file prevents this, locking down the archive so […]

How to Remove Malware Completely With Free Tools

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If you’ve picked up some malware, and you want to know how to remove it, this guide is for you. I will be explaining how you can remove malware completely with free tools and be 100% sure your computer is safe. The tools I will be suggesting for use in this article are highly recommended. […]

How To Hide Your WiFi & Stop Strangers Logging In

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You pay full price for your Internet access. So why let leeches piggyback for free? Wireless connectivity has its strengths but it’s far from perfect. A tech-savvy person can tap into your WiFi and leave without you knowing. Even worse, the culprit can pass along information about your WiFi’s vulnerability to others. The good news […]

How To Get Faster Internet Without Paying for It

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Faster Internet for free? Sounds wild, but what’s the catch? Can you really get faster Internet without paying extra? Absolutely but maybe not how you think. Technically, you can’t get faster Internet than what you’re paying for because that’s simply not how that works. If you pay for 30 Mbps download speeds, that’s the absolute […]