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  How to Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari for M...

Mac users have long been able to re-open a closed Safari tab by using a keyboard shortcut, but what if some time has passed, or what if you want to re-open a specific closed tab in Safari? It turns out the latest versions of Safari for Mac OS support a menu-based option to easily browse through a li... Show More
  Speed up Disk Cleanup System Files loading

The following tip provides you with information on how to speed up the loading of Disk Cleanup's "clean system files" option on Windows.

Disk Cleanup is a built-in tool on Windows devices that users may utilize to remove temporary data from the operating system.

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  How to reset your router username and password

There might come a time when you’ll need to log in to your router to change a setting or two, most likely the network key for the Wi-Fi connection. But what happens if you can’t log in because you forgot the router’s username and/or password?

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  How to Use Stationery in Mail for Mac to Stylize a...

If you want to add some flair and customization to emails sent from your Mac, you can use the Stationery feature to personalize the appearance of emails sent from the Mail app in Mac OS.

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  Top 8 Things to do with a new Windows 10 System

A fresh installed Windows 10 operating system, regardless of whether it is store-bought, an upgrade from an earlier version of Windows, or a reset of Window 10 machine, is a good opportunity to apply some useful tweaks and fixes to the operating system.

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  How To Repair Windows 10

The fastest, easiest, most reliable method when fixing an error in Windows 10 is to complete what is called an "in-place" reinstall. Note: The computer must be able to boot into Windows 10 since the user will be starting the install from a running instance of Windows 10. How well Windows 10 doesn't ... Show More

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  Microsoft completes modified version of Windows 10...

Microsoft could be on the verge of making greater headway in China after completing a modified version of Windows 10 for the Chinese government. The operating system has been banned for governmental use for some time despite the fact it is already available to consumers in the country.

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  Turn off most Windows 10 Ads with a double-click, ...

The following guide offers instructions on turning of all ads on Windows 10, and most of them with a simple double-click.

Not all Windows 10 users have seen advertisement yet on devices that run the operating system, but the number is certainly growing.

The main reason why it is growing is tha... Show More
  Windows 10 KB4015438 fixes crashes and hangs

The new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1607 (Anniversary Update) KB4015438 patches two issues introduced by last week's Patch Day.

This raises the version of the Anniversary Update version of Windows 10 to 14393.969.

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  Microsoft ready to block updates for Windows 7 on ...

Microsoft may be getting ready to enforce a new support policy for Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that was announced last year, a recently-revised support document signaled.

Personal computers powered by the latest processors from AMD, Intel and Qualcomm will be blocked from receiving securi... Show More
  Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee warns of the thre...

tim berners-lee, fake news, web foundation

It€™s been 28 years since Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his original proposal for the world wide web. To mark the occasion, the Web Foundation founder has written a blog post highlighting what he believes are the three challenges facing the ... Show More
  Desktop Linux the best it has ever been and it kee...

While users of proprietary operating systems suffer with new, slower, buggier, more spy-filled systems, Linux users are enjoying better performance and more support.

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