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How to switch to a Windows 11 local account from a Microsoft one

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 15.10.2021
Windows 11, just like Windows 10, wants you to use a Microsoft account on your computers and devices. It’s true that such accounts come with certain advantages like synchronization and built-in support for a wide range of Microsoft services. However, it also means that you...
Safe Mode

What is Safe Mode?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.10.2021
While it’s likely that you’ve heard about Windows’ Safe Mode, do you know what it is and what it’s used for? Do you want to learn more about it and what it does differently from normal Windows? What about the differences between the three Safe...
Ctrl Alt Delete

What is Ctrl Alt Delete? What does Ctrl Alt Del do?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 13.10.2021
There’s a very slim chance that you have never heard of Ctrl Alt Delete. Most people encountered it, and many probably use it regularly. However, do you want to learn more about what Ctrl Alt Del is on a keyboard? What it’s used for, and...
Windows 11

Windows 11 doesn't require a product key to install and use

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 13.10.2021
Yes, you read that right: you can download, install, and use Windows 11 without a license key. Microsoft doesn’t require you to have one to get Windows 11 on your computer, and it also allows you to use Windows 11 indefinitely, without ever activating your...
Task Manager

How to open the Task Manager in Windows 11 and Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 12.10.2021
Task Manager is a great tool that helps you manage the way apps, processes, and services run on your Windows PC. Before you can work with the Task Manager, you should first know how to open it. In this guide, we show you different ways...
Safe Mode

How to exit Safe Mode in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 11.10.2021
Windows Safe Mode is a great way to troubleshoot your computer or device. You can use it to uninstall problematic drivers or programs and to remove stubborn malware. Once you have fixed your Windows problems, you can exit Safe Mode and boot normally into the...
Wi-Fi Hotspot

How to make a Windows 11 hotspot

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.10.2021
Do you have a Windows 11 laptop, tablet, or maybe even a desktop computer that’s connected to the internet, and you want to share its connection with other wireless devices like your smartphones? In other words, would you like to use your Windows 11 PC...
Command Prompt (CMD)

How to open Command Prompt (14 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.10.2021
Geeks and IT professionals love the Command Prompt (CMD), and for a good reason: it allows you to do many administrative tasks with ease. We think that it is a good idea to make a list of all the fourteen methods we know for opening...
Xiaomi 11T

Xiaomi 11T review: Ticking the right boxes!

  • review
  • Tudor Dan
  • 07.10.2021
With Huawei out of the Android market for a while now, Xiaomi has quickly stepped up and filled the market with smartphones and tablets that are increasingly interesting. The latest smartphone in the Xiaomi 11 range, the Xiaomi 11T, is a mid-range phone with promising...
Windows languages

How to remove Windows display languages

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.10.2021
Both Windows 11 and Windows 10 are operating systems that allow you to use them in various languages, depending on what you prefer. It’s easy to add a new language pack and get yourself the Windows display language you like and understand. However, sometimes, you...
Microsoft Edge

How to use Tracking prevention in Microsoft Edge

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 06.10.2021
Have you ever searched for a product online, only to have advertisements for similar products follow you around on completely unrelated sites? This happens because websites track your internet activity through advertising cookies and other means. If you are concerned about privacy, tracking prevention can...
Wi-Fi

3 ways to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 05.10.2021
Connecting to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11 is not an easy task. In this tutorial, we explain when it is useful to use a hidden network, what information is required in order to access a hidden Wi-Fi, and how to connect to hidden networks...
Speakers

2 ways to change the default speakers in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 03.10.2021
Many computers and laptops out there have not one but two or even more audio output devices. For example, some PCs can have a set of desk speakers connected to them while also having audio outputs to their monitors’ built-in speakers or even Bluetooth speakers...
Snip & Sketch

How to screenshot on Windows (8 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.10.2021
Do you use Windows 11 or Windows 10, and do you need to take a screenshot quickly? Do you have trouble finding the Print Screen key, or it’s not working, so you’re looking for a new Print Screen shortcut? Do you want to know how...
Windows 11 Quick Settings

How to use and customize the Windows 11 Quick Settings

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 01.10.2021
The Quick Settings in Windows 11 allow you to modify frequently-used settings of the operating system without digging through menus or memorizing complicated keyboard shortcuts. For instance, you can use the Windows 11 Quick Settings panel to adjust the volume and brightness of your laptop,...