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How to turn off SmartScreen in Windows

How to turn off SmartScreen in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.12.2022
The SmartScreen filter, Windows SmartScreen, or the Windows Defender SmartScreen are the same protection feature, with different names, depending on the Windows version you’re using. While it helps protect your computer from malicious files, apps, and websites, some users consider it annoying and want to...
What is a disk image file (ISO, IMG, NRG, BIN, etc.)?

What is a disk image file (ISO, IMG, NRG, BIN, etc.)?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.12.2022
Have you encountered the terms disk image or ISO image? You may have heard them from a tech-savvy friend who has a huge library of disks (CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray disks), but he or she doesn’t appear to use any of them, at least not regularly....
How to open an unknown file in Windows

How to open an unknown file in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.12.2022
We all encountered files with uncommon extensions from time to time. Of course, many of us know about .docx files, .pdf files, .mp3 files, or .iso files. However, have you heard about the .eps file extension? How about .dng or .eps? What do you do...
What is the SmartScreen filter, and how does it work?

What is the SmartScreen filter, and how does it work?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.12.2022
If you use Microsoft Edge in Windows 11 or Windows 10, you may have encountered the SmartScreen filter or the Windows Defender SmartScreen. This is a feature found in all modern Windows operating systems. Its purpose is to steer you away from malicious and dangerous...
How to install Windows 11 on a virtual machine

How to install Windows 11 on a virtual machine

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 15.12.2022
The best way to test a new operating system without putting your computers at risk is to install and try it on a virtual machine. That’s also true about Windows 11, Microsoft’s brand-new operating system, which, although nice and shiny, comes with plenty of changes...
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT review: Grade A gaming!

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT review: Grade A gaming!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 12.12.2022
AMD officially launched its new series of RDNA 3-based graphics cards: the AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX and the AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT. Both are advertised to deliver significant performance improvements compared to the previous Radeon RX 6000 series based on RDNA 2, and...
How to use the Windows Stopwatch

How to use the Windows Stopwatch

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 09.12.2022
There is no standalone Windows stopwatch app, but the Stopwatch built into the Clock app is very easy to use. Designed with sporting events in mind, the Windows Stopwatch lets you time anything accurately, helping you record laps and splits as well. Read this guide...
Intel Core i9-13900K review: Leading the Raptor pack

Intel Core i9-13900K review: Leading the Raptor pack

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.12.2022
After a few years of AMD dominance on the processor market, Intel managed to get back in the game with their 12th Gen Alder Lake CPUs. However, the real re-entry into the competition happened with the company’s current 13th generation of processors (aka Raptor Lake)....
How to install Windows 11 on unsupported hardware

How to install Windows 11 on unsupported hardware

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 05.12.2022
You’ve probably heard of the steep system requirements of Windows 11. You can’t install it on an unsupported computer - one that doesn’t have TPM 2.0, Secure Boot, enough RAM, or a compatible processor. This checklist leaves many on the outside, theoretically unable to install...
How to Print Screen to the printer in Windows (2 ways)

How to Print Screen to the printer in Windows (2 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.12.2022
Ages ago, when DOS (Disk Operating System) was the main computer operating system, the Print Screen keyboard key was used to capture the screen and directly print it on the default printer. Nowadays, neither Windows 11 nor Windows 10 does that. Instead, pressing the Print...