How to Scan for Malware in Windows 10

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Is your Windows 10 computer performing slower than usual? Are you seeing different pop-ups that weren’t there before? If these are the cases, you may have a malware-infected PC on your hands. There are ways you can check. This article will teach you how to scan your PC for malware in Windows 10. Windows Defender […]

How to Find NTP Server in a Domain to Sync All PCs

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To keep all PCs synchronized, updating the internet time will help you pull it off. And to do that, you need to find the NTP (Network Time Protocol) server first. Windows’ Command Prompt will get you there. And if you don’t know where to begin, don’t worry. In this post, you’ll learn what you need […]

Linux Live USB Creator Lets You Create Linux OS’ On The Fly

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If you are an open-source fan, you are probably also a Linux fan. Linux is the largest open-source project in the world with hundreds of different versions available depending on your needs. These versions – known as “distros” – are very easy to install, especially if you choose to run them from a USB stick. […]

How to Use an Elgato HD60S with a Laptop to Record or Stream Console Gameplay

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The Elgato HD60S is an external capture card that can be used to record or stream console gameplay via a PC. Whilst many capture cards slot into the PCI-E slot of your PC, the HD60S is external, which means you can use your laptop. In this guide, we’ll explain how you can use an Elgato […]

How To Rip Your DVDs & Blu-Rays Effortlessly With MakeMKV

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Whatever the dubious legality surrounding it is all about, I would argue that you have every right to make a digital backup (“rip”) of your legally bought DVDs and Blu-Rays. Discs do not last forever so you need to have a digital backup sitting on your hard-drive just in case. As long as you don’t […]

How to Change Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows

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Having full control over a user account on your system means you can make changes to that account owner’s files. But before you can have that control, there’s no shortcut: you need to own it. Don’t know how to go about this? Don’t worry. We’ll walk through the process. In this post, you’ll learn how […]

Everything You Need to Know About External GPU Enclosures

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Modern laptops have solved almost all of the compromises that have been inherent to the form factor from the first ever clamshell machines to enter the market. In the past, owning a laptop meant being happy with technology a generation behind what the desktop market was enjoying. It means using a compromised display, cramped input […]

How to Check the Performance of Your PC and Speed It Up

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So your PC is running slower than usual. What can you do about it? You’d be surprised by the number of factors that contribute to a computer’s sluggishness. To really dial in on the cause, you’re going to need to run diagnostics. This is the only way you’ll get to the root of the problem. […]

How To Restore Accidentally Deleted Digital Files

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We’ve all done it. We’ve sat there deleting files on our computer and our finger forgot to stop tapping the mouse. Pretty soon, we’ve discovered that we’ve deleted more than we meant to and those important work files or family pictures are now gone. Is it time to cry? Time for a stiff drink? Well […]

9 Tips for Better Privacy on Facebook

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Staying private on Facebook is important. It’s the biggest social media site around, and billions of people worldwide have access to your information if it’s public. If you’re not sure how to navigate the privacy settings or what they all mean, accidentally posting something you wanted to remain hidden, or sharing the wrong item, becomes […]