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Today’s malware is so advanced that you don’t even need to click on it to infect your PC. You can infect your computer simply by hovering over a PowerPoint link. Hackers have developed a way to infect computers with no click required, according to our friends at IT security company Trend Micro. That’s a scary development for PC users around the world. Most PC users know not...

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Looking for the best Windows 10 tricks? Here are some tips and tricks you probably didn’t know about. 5) There’s a (Sorta) Secret Classic Start Menu Microsoft infamously removed the Start and Start button in Windows 8. The Start button was re-introduced in Windows 10, but it doesn’t have quite the same classic interface we knew and loved in previous versions of Windows. Fortunately, there’s an easy way...

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The Windows 10 Creators Update has rolled out over the past week. You’ve probably noticed some substantial changes – it’s the second biggest update to Windows 10 since launch. Want to make sense of the changes? We’ve picked the top 5 most important features, changes, and improvements you need to know about. 5) Better Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge continues to make a case for itself as a full-featured,...

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Need to rotate your desktop? Messing around with monitor orientations? Just want to see how weird your desktop looks when it’s flipped upside down? Today, we’re explaining everything you need to know about rotating your screen in Windows. Method 1) Use your Built-in Windows Display Settings The best way to rotate your screen in Windows is to use the Display settings. Follow these easy steps: Right-click anywhere on...

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Has your computer gone quiet? Is your microphone refusing to cooperate? Is your music fuzzy? Many Windows 10 users experience sound problems. In most cases, you can fix these sound problems without getting out of your office chair. Here’s an ultimate guide to troubleshooting common sound problems in Windows 10. The Basics of Troubleshooting Restart your computer Check the connections at your audio / microphone jack and...

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Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting Windows Vista on April 11, 2017, five years after they announced the end of “mainstream support” for Windows Vista. Unfortunately for Microsoft, thousands of people still use Windows Vista. What do you need to know about the end of Windows Vista? How can you prepare? We’re here to help. Microsoft is Ending All Support for Windows Vista Microsoft ended most...

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Whether you own a Mac – or a friend owns a Mac – it’s important to stay up-to-date on Mac OS’s current security status. Do you need antivirus software on your Mac in 2017? Do Macs get viruses? Is Mac OS inherently more secure than Windows 10? Today, we’re taking a closer look at some of the most important things to know about Macs and...

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Is your home’s wireless internet secretly harming your security? It could be. Today, many homeowners are unaware that their home routers have serious security problems. Your home’s Wi-Fi might be silently impacting your security every day. With that in mind, let’s take a look at four lesser-known Wi-Fi security threats – and how to defend yourself against them. Change your Default Router Settings Today, most modem and router manufacturers...

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One of the most annoying changes Microsoft made with Windows 10 was with its automatic reboots during Windows Updates. I can’t be the only one who has lost valuable work, browser tabs, or documents after discovering that my computer rebooted itself overnight. The question here is: can you actually prevent Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates? Or are you always stuck with these reboots? Today, we’re...

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Do you have a terrible password? If you’re like millions of people around the world, then the answer to that question is an easy “yes”. Every year, security researchers compile a list of the most common passwords in the world today. This list gets published online, and suddenly your password “Mustang1” or “654321” doesn’t seem so unique. If your password is on this list, then you need...

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