7 Ways to Clear Memory and Boost RAM on Windows

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There are few things quite as annoying as a computer that’s starting to run slow. As good as the Windows 10 operating system is, Windows computers still have the problem of running much more slowly over time. In this article, you’ll learn seven of the most effective ways to clear out old memory and boost […]

Find a Domain’s Backlinks, Redirects, and Shared IPs

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Creating your own website and finding a way to bring in visitors takes a lot of research. Whether you want to find traffic through search engines or advertising, you’re going to have plenty of reading ahead of you. You’ll find that much of this research involves determining who your biggest competitors are and analyzing the […]

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 […]

Use This Script to Rename Multiple Files at Once in Windows

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Do you need to rename several files at once in Windows? It can be quite the task to do it manually, but Windows supports scripts that you can run to automate the renaming process, saving you loads of time. As an example, consider a case like in the example image above where you have a […]

How To Set Up Full Disk Encryption On Windows With Bitlocker

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Whether it’s protection against hacking, protection against snoopers who are living under your roof, or protection against someone who steals your laptop in Starbucks, encryption is something that all computer users should be taking advantage of. But when people hear the word “encryption”, they suddenly get apprehensive, thinking it involves coding, the command line, and […]

How to Block Access to Windows 10 Settings and Control Panel

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When you are running a network of computers, for example, at a school or in an enterprise setting, it’s important to know how to block access to the Windows 10 settings menu and control panel. If you keep access to these pages available, it becomes easier for users to uninstall programs, mess with system settings, […]

Find Out If Your Email Has Been Compromised in a Data Breach

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Nearly 668 million user accounts were compromised in data breaches that took place in 2018, and an astounding 1.578 billion accounts were compromised in 2017. One of the most recent breaches was BlankMediaGames, creators of the popular Town of Salem title. Over 7.6 million accounts were compromised in that breach alone. When a website you’ve […]

Miss Hotmail? Microsoft Outlook Email Services Explained

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Do you remember using Microsoft’s Hotmail email service? Throughout the years, Microsoft has offered a variety of cloud email services that it has rebranded several times. These rebrands become even more confusing when you follow Microsoft’s transition from Microsoft Hotmail, to Live Mail, and finally to the Outlook web app. MSN Hotmail – What Happened? […]

Replace Command Prompt with PowerShell and Vice Versa in Windows 10

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PowerShell and Command Prompt are command line tools built into Windows, and both are accessible from the Power User Menu in Windows 10 and Windows 8. However, you can use that menu to access only one of them at a time depending on how your computer is set up. If you’re like most computer users […]

15 Windows Diagnostics Tools to Improve Your PC’s Health

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Diagnosing Windows is not only something IT analysts need to worry about. Anyone who owns a computer should be comfortable using Windows diagnostics tools to do basic troubleshooting. Believe it or not, you can fix most problems yourself if you have the right tools available and know how to use them. Diagnosing Windows problems doesn’t […]