How to Use the Windows 10 Sandbox

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A raft of new features was added to Windows 10 with Microsoft’s May 2019 update, but the Windows Sandbox was one of the most important. It’s designed to give Windows users a separate testing environment to try out new or untrusted software as an alternative to using a virtual machine. The Windows 10 sandbox requires […]

Switching from Mac to Windows? What You Need to Know

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For a long time, Apple users and Windows users kept to their respective sides of the aisle. There was little overlap between the two user bases, but that has started to change.  Many people recognize the ease of use and simple productivity that Apple provides (and many people love the status and image that comes […]

4 Best Third-Party Apps For Windows 10 You Should Install Now

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Most Windows 10 tools have been around and improved upon for decades, but even still, there are many third party apps that outperform the default options. Most options are open source, but all of them are free. None include any form of adware, so you can download these tools for free without feeling like you’re […]

Common Reasons for Ubuntu Crashes and How to Recover

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Any operating system can crash, including Ubuntu. If you are running Linux and have a problem, here are a few reasons and solutions to help you get out of your crash. If Ubuntu hangs, the first thing to try is to reboot your system. Sometimes you might have to do a cold boot. Power your […]

How To Change Your Browser’s User Agent Without Installing An Extension

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The user-agent string is a little-known line of information with a very big impact on how browsers see the web. We recently discussed the benefits of a user-agent switcher and how it can enhance your browsing experience. However, switching your browser’s user agent no longer requires that you install third-party software, such as extensions. Over […]

Tor vs VPN – Should You Use One or Both?

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The thought of protecting yourself from hackers, spies, and malicious attacks should be at the forefront of your mind anytime you connect to the internet. This is the prime purpose of both Tor and a VPN. But, when talking about Tor vs VPN, how much do you really know?  When it comes to ensuring that […]

How to Restore a Deleted Mailbox with PowerShell

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No matter how you accidentally deleted a person’s mailbox in Exchange, you can probably restore it using PowerShell (PoSh). The key is doing it as soon as you realize the mailbox has been deleted.  It’s a heart-jumped-into-my-throat moment when we realize we’ve accidentally done this. If you’ve only deleted a few email messages, we can […]

How To Disable Reserved Storage On Windows 10

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Windows 10 was released back in 2015, and with regular updates and new features, Microsoft continues to improve the user experience for Windows users. The problem with regular updates is the update process, which can sometimes cause problems. Having enough disk space can be one potential issue to cause a problem with Windows updates, especially […]

How To Create a Shared Storage Drive For Dual-Boot Systems

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While it’s possible to access your Linux partitions in Windows, it’s a buggy solution at best. You can’t easily add or change your files without relying on software that’s no longer actively being developed. Rather than risking your files, there’s an obvious solution for most users who need to share files on dual-boot PCs. Instead […]

The 3 Best Open-Source Video Editors

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Video editing software can be divided into two basic categories – closed-source and open-source. Closed source is the normal video editor that offers all the basic functionalities like cropping, rendering speed, adding a soundtrack, etc. An open-source video editor tends to have a bit more of a professional touch than what you’d find in a […]