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How to Prevent Shutdown of a Windows Computer

How to Prevent Shutdown of a Windows Computer

If you’re looking for a way to prevent people from shutting down or logging off your Windows machine, you’ve come to the right place. Whatever your reason may be, there…

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Reset BIOS to Default Settings

Reset BIOS to Default Settings

There are times when users exhaust all their options and resort to resetting their BIOS in order to fix their computer. The BIOS can be corrupted because of an update…

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Configure Power Options in Windows

Configure Power Options in Windows

If you recently purchased a laptop and want to fine tune your power settings for different states like plugged in or on battery, then I’ll explain all the different power options available in…

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How to Find Your Public IP Address

How to Find Your Public IP Address

You public IP address is the address visible from outside your network. Most people don’t need to know their IP address except for very specific reasons, but fortunately, it’s extremely…

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How to Uninstall and Reinstall Windows Updates

How to Uninstall and Reinstall Windows Updates

Even though installing updates in Windows is an easy process, the mechanism in the background that manages it all is fairly complicated. There is also a lot of misinformation on…

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Wiping a Hard Drive

Wiping a Hard Drive

Wiping Your Data Follow the instructions below to wipe data off your Windows 10 computer. Step 1: Do some prep work Before you begin, you need to prepare for the…

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Troubleshoot Windows 10 Does Not Go to Sleep

Troubleshoot Windows 10 Does Not Go to Sleep

Method 1 – Clean Boot Beyond these issues, the only other reason is some kind of startup program or service that is preventing Windows from going to sleep. The only…

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Adjust Windows 10 Firewall Rules & Settings

Adjust Windows 10 Firewall Rules & Settings

n Windows 10, the Windows Firewall hasn’t changed very much since Vista. Overall, it’s pretty much the same. Inbound connections to programs are blocked unless they are on the allowed list. Outbound connections are…

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How to Secure Windows 10

How to Secure Windows 10

Windows 10 represents three decades of development and as an operating system it’s pretty polished by now. That doesn’t mean, though, that when you boot up a fresh copy of…

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Methods to Resize Partition in Windows 10/8/7/XP

Methods to Resize Partition in Windows 10/8/7/XP

Why do you need to resize partition in Windows? There are a number of reasons that users want to change partition size, and here we list the most common ones:…

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We can’t find a USB flash drive – Windows 10 Setup error

We can’t find a USB flash drive – Windows 10 Setup error

We can’t find a USB flash drive The funny part of any hardware error is when you see its right there, and the computer says it’s not there.  The same…

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How to disable the feature that reports error message

How to disable the feature that reports error message

The error message pops up when system deems your hard drive has problem and reminds you to backup data. But there are real cases that hard drive has no problem…

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How to fix the “Windows detected a hard dive problem”

How to fix the “Windows detected a hard dive problem”

It’s hard to tell the reason simply judging from the error message. It is not necessary hard disk gets damaged, and system or partition problem also causes the problem. Thus…

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How to Speed up Windows 10

How to Speed up Windows 10

Windows 10 is pretty darn fast compared to older versions of Windows like Windows Vista and Windows 7, especially on boot up. If you replace your hard drive with an…

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Guide to Backups, System Images and Recovery in Windows 10

Guide to Backups, System Images and Recovery in Windows 10

Backup Restore Options in Windows 10 There are two ways to recover data from your backups in Windows 10. If you created a system image, then you have to boot…

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Add or Remove Check Boxes to Select Multiple Files in Windows 10 File Explorer

Add or Remove Check Boxes to Select Multiple Files in Windows 10 File Explorer

Selection check boxes don’t show up in File Explorer? How can I remove check marks on desktop icons? File Explorer allows you to use check boxes to select multiple folders…

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Change from Public to Private Network in Windows

Change from Public to Private Network in Windows

In Windows, when you connect to a wireless network, it will either register it as a Public network or a Private network. Private networks are basically home and work whereas public networks are anywhere…

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Sync Google with Calendar and People Apps

Sync Google with Calendar and People Apps

If you’re running Windows 10, you might be happy to know that there is now a simple and elegant way to view your Google email, contacts and calendar using built-in…

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How to Setup Gmail in Windows 10

How to Setup Gmail in Windows 10

If you’re running Windows 10, you might be happy to know that there is now a simple and elegant way to view your Google email, contacts and calendar using built-in…

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What is difference between a Windows password and a BIOS password?

What is difference between a Windows password and a BIOS password?

Can’t get past the password screen while the computer is booting? When you ran into this situation, it’s possible that you forgot the BIOS password or Windows password on your…

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