What’s the Difference Between a VPN and Smart DNS?

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In this day and age, who still uses a vanilla internet connection? You do? Well, don’t feel too bad about it. Most people are blissfully unaware of their options when it comes to modifying their internet connections for better safety, privacy or expanded capabilities. However, if you do want to hide your internet activities or […]

DVD Drive Not Working? 5 Troubleshooting Tips

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People still depend on DVD drives to access media or perform installations. And when that drive suddenly stops working, users are left in a state of panic. What causes CD/DVD drives to stop working and how do you fix the problem? There’s no need to worry. In this post, we’ll go over some of the […]

How To Transfer a WordPress.com Website To WordPress.Org

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Today on “Mark’s Free Tech Support”, someone has asked me how to transfer a free WordPress.com website over to a paid WordPress.org installation. Why, it’s easy as pie and I will show you why. WordPress.com is when WordPress gives you some free hosting space to launch a basic website with and help you start your […]

How to Stop Autofill Passwords From Showing in Chrome

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In this guide, we will be taking a look at how you can stop your autofill passwords from showing in Chrome. We will offer tips on how to remove passwords completely, or just get rid of them from one computer, whilst still having them available across other devices when using your Google account. Hopefully, the […]

Interesting Features In The Windows 10 Settings You May Not Know About

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Windows recently pushed out the 1903 upgrade, and while I was getting it installed, I took a bit of a dive into the Windows 10 settings to see if there was anything I wasn’t yet aware of. I found a few interesting tidbits which I had no idea existed, which just goes to show you […]

Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which to Choose for Your Business?

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For years, Microsoft dominated the collaboration and productivity tech space with desktop apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. These quickly became standard tools for every business. Students were even required to learn these tools in preparation for using them in the professional world. Then Google launched G Suite, a portfolio of tools that has grown […]

How To Weed Out Duplicate Digital Photos On Your Windows Computer

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Here’s irony for you. One of the many upsides of owning a smartphone is that you can take lots of photos with the built-in camera. One of the many downsides is being able to take lots of photos with the built-in camera. Why is owning a smartphone camera both good and bad? Because anyone can […]

The Skinny on the AMD Ryzen 3000

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At Computex 2019, an international technical conference held in Taipei, AMD announced something that sent tech enthusiasts everywhere into a frenzy: the AMD Ryzen 3000 series, new processors that promise to push the limits on any hardware shown before.  This is notable because AMD has held the second-place spot for processors for quite a long […]

How to Use the CONCATENATE Function in Google Sheets

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The CONCATENATE function in Google Sheets joins together multiple chunks of data. This function is helpful when managing large sets of information that each need a similar treatment. For example, you might use the CONCATENATE function if the spreadsheet has one column for a first name and another for a last name, but you want […]

How to Fix “Windows was unable to complete the format” Error

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Wanting to format your SD card, USB drive, or external hard drive is a good move. But what if you encounter an error that says “Windows was unable to complete the format” along the way? Getting this error message can cause you to panic. That, or it might make you want to pass up the […]