Windows 10

How To Reboot & Select The Proper Boot Device On Windows

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The Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device error message pops up when a motherboard can’t connect to the hard drive that contains the operating system. But there’s no need to bring in your PC for repairs just yet. In this post, you’ll learn some of the ways you can troubleshoot the issue on your own. […]

How To Fix Slow SSD Boot Up Times On Windows 10

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If you’re noticing slow Solid State Drive (SSD) boot up times on your Windows 10 computer, you’re probably wondering where things went wrong. SSDs are renowned for having faster boot ups and faster operation speeds than regular hard drives, so when things start to get slow, something may need to be fixed. In this guide, […]

Use The Windows 10 Task Scheduler To Automate Almost Anything

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This seems to be the age of automation when it comes to our private lives. From smart homes to Siri shortcuts, we can now achieve more by doing less. So why are you still doing repetitive tasks manually in Windows? It turns out that Microsoft has really turned the dial to 11 when it comes […]

The Most Common Windows 10 Error Messages & How To Fix Them

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On-screen errors are always a source of frustration. It never fails to drain the life from one’s face anytime your Windows OS succumbs to an internal hiccup. Even more so when you have no idea how it happened in the first place. In a time when our lives are being made easier through the use […]

4 Ways To Tell If You’re Using 32-Bit Or 64-Bit Windows

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Although we’re gradually transitioning into a fully 64-bit PC world, not everyone is currently running a 64-bit version of Windows. Knowing if your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit is important when it comes to installing some software, especially drivers. Finding out if you’re running 32-bit or 64-bit Windows isn’t difficult, though, and there are multiple […]

How To Change Your DNS Provider In Windows

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One way to think of the Domain Name System (or DNS) is as the phone book of the internet – DNS servers tell your machine what IP address domain names should point to. For example, when you navigate to Google in your web browser (via google.com), that domain is pointing you to 172.217.5.110. You instead […]

How To Bypass a Windows Login Screen If You Have Lost Your Password

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Typing in a password every time you want to access Windows can quickly become a bothersome chore. This annoyance is only furthered with the need to constantly change that same password, forcing you to recall if the most recent combination requires a 4 instead of a 3 or a dollar sign in place of an […]

12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With The Windows 10 Taskbar

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A key to quality work is a quality workspace. Organized, a place for everything and everything in its place. That’s one of the ideas behind the Windows toolbar. Let’s learn how to make the most of it. The Windows toolbar is the strip across the bottom of your screen where the Windows button is on […]

The DOS Commands Every PC User Must Memorize

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To the average Windows user, DOS commands seem like a relic of its time. However, they’re still around and are just as useful as they were years ago. To fully appreciate how powerful these commands are, we’ve compiled a list of the most helpful DOS commands. Granted, some of them are not totally useful on […]

How To Reset Your Windows Machine When It Starts To Get Sluggish

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In earlier incarnations of Windows, if you wanted to reinstall the system, you needed to be deeply knowledgeable in how the operating system worked. I personally had to get my brother-in-law (who is an IT admin) to do it for me as it was way beyond my skill-set. But with Windows 10, things suddenly got […]