The Ultimate Guide to Making Firefox Safer

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Out of the box, Mozilla Firefox’s open-source browser has more privacy functions than most other mainstream options. While a few of the default settings are powerful bastions against malicious cyber activity, the majority of this safety stems from settings—and as with any kind of software, you can improve the functionality by changing and modifying these […]

How to Fix Flickering LED Lights in Your PC Case

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When I first built my PC, I noticed the blue LED lights for the fans in my case were pulsing light, when they were supposed to emanate a constant beam of light. I couldn’t figure out what the problem was, and it didn’t seem to affect performance, so I just left it alone for a […]

Give Yourself a Privacy Makeover and Secure Your Digital Life

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Cybersecurity has taken a central focus in many of our lives. The FBI even has a “Cyber Most Wanted” list that details 42 of the most dangerous cyber criminals and groups. The types of cyber crime have expanded from the simple phishing attempts of the early-2000s to far more sophisticated and insidious attacks. With this […]

The Best FTP Tools to Transfer Files to Your Website Domain

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You know about the cloud and how that’s basically your files on a server somewhere else. But how do those files get there? One way is through something called the File Transfer Protocol or FTP. If you’re running a website on a content management system (CMS) like WordPress, SquareSpace, or Wix, you’ve probably uploaded images […]

Exclude Files and Folders in Windows 10’s Quick Access

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Windows’ Quick Access is a quick and easy way to gain dynamic access to the files and folders that are most important to you on your Windows machine. It’s such a small feature, but it’s one that Windows just wouldn’t be the same without. WIndows isn’t perfect, though. As it’s learning the files and folders […]

How to Convert a Disk from GPT to MBR

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Despite all the advantages of GPT (GUID Partition Table), many still rely on the technology it’s trying to replace, MBR. So it only makes sense for some users to convert GPT to MBR and use the latter in partitioning their hard drive. In this post, we’ll discuss the difference between GPT and MBR. We’ll also […]

Automatically Backup Important Windows Folders with OneDrive

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When you take up an Office 365 subscription from Microsoft, you get access to a whole suite of programs beyond just apps like Word or Excel. One of the most useful services is OneDrive. A bit like DropBox or Google Drive, OneDrive provides you with substantial online storage. OneDrive is more than just a big […]

Make a Custom Live Linux Distro with Linux Live Kit

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Linux, it’s a word that makes many a non-geek’s eyes glaze over almost immediately. However, desktop Linux offerings are now pretty much on par with the big names such as Windows and MacOS. Thanks to decades of community work and support from organizations like Canonical, you can download something like Ubuntu Linux today and do […]

How to Open a Corrupted Word File and Recover Document

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Nothing is more frustrating than working on a Word document only for it to be corrupted. A corrupt file can’t be opened, making it impossible to edit or print out. But there’s no reason to lose hope. In this guide, we’ll go through all the ways to recover your Word file and bring it back […]

How to Record PS4 Gameplay in HD, Upload to PC, and Edit for Free

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In this guide, we’ll be explaining how you can record high quality PS4 gameplay, upload it to your PC in the highest quality possible, and then edit it for free, making it ready for YouTube, Instagram, or anywhere else. To begin with, we will take a look at the software and hardware you will need […]