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What does it mean to use technology productively? How do you use devices and computers with Windows, Android, or iOS? Which gadgets make your work easier? How to personalize the operating system and the gadgets that you are using?

How to reset Windows 11 without losing your files

How to reset Windows 11 without losing your files

It seems that whatever we do, our Windows 11 computers break down at some point. Whether it’s because of broken drivers, corrupt system files, or malfunctioning apps, there comes a time when Windows 11 starts to slow down or throw undecipherable errors. That’s when you probably think the only solution is to make a clean install of the operating system. What if we told you
ViewSonic VP2756-4K monitor review: Great image quality at a fair price

ViewSonic VP2756-4K monitor review: Great image quality at a fair price

In August 2021, ViewSonic announced a new ColorPro monitor called VP2756-47. It’s a 27” monitor that’s Pantone Validated, meaning that it can reproduce all the colors in the Pantone Matching System. It’s something that any professional or creator working in an image field, as a photographer or videographer, is interested in. We’ve had the chance to test and use the VP2756-4K for a while. Now,
Kingston KC3000 review: One of the fastest SSDs!

Kingston KC3000 review: One of the fastest SSDs!

Recently, Kingston launched a brand new solid-state drive called the KC3000. It’s an NVMe M.2 SSD that supports PCI Express 4.0 and promises high-end performance, with some incredible read/write speeds of up to 7GB/s. If you’re looking for a very fast SSD, then this one could be it. Read our review to learn more about the Kingston KC3000, what the benchmarks say about it, and
How to download Windows and Office ISO files (all versions)

How to download Windows and Office ISO files (all versions)

Finding and downloading disc images in the form of ISO or IMG files for Windows and Office can sometimes be a difficult task. Microsoft has a specialized program for this purpose, Media Creation Tool. However, that only works if you want the latest version of Windows 10 or Windows 11. If you need an older version of Windows or Office, like a Windows 7 or
5 things you can't do with the Windows 11 Start Menu

5 things you can't do with the Windows 11 Start Menu

Windows 11 brings many new features and improvements over Windows 10, including a completely redesigned Start Menu. By default, it’s now centered on the desktop, without live tiles, and much simpler compared to its earlier iterations from previous Windows operating systems. Many have already embraced Windows 11 and love the new Start Menu, albeit the things you can’t do with it. Unfortunately, some of us
How to access and restore the old right-click menu in Windows 11

How to access and restore the old right-click menu in Windows 11

The Windows 11 right-click menu is just one of the many controversial additions to the new operating system. Its design is cleaner, the actions are more logically sorted, but so far, very few apps have updated the way they integrate into the Windows 11 interface, so you have to dig deep inside the contextual menu to find the associated actions. If you want a simple
The right-click menu in Windows 11: All you need to know!

The right-click menu in Windows 11: All you need to know!

The right-click menu is a tool that provides a handy list of actions, depending on the item that you use it on. With Windows 11, Microsoft tried to refresh the old design and improve the user experience. This article will cover the evolution from Windows 10 and the new features of the right-click menu. Let’s start by answering a few simple questions about the right-click
9 ways to start Paint in Windows

9 ways to start Paint in Windows

Paint is one of Microsoft's oldest applications, but it can still be useful if you want to draw or edit images on your Windows PC, laptop or tablet. However, before you can do that, you must first know how to locate and open Paint. Although it is simple to find and launch, we thought it would be a good idea to compile a list of
What is Ctrl Alt Delete? What does Ctrl Alt Del do?

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

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 how to send this combination of keys to a remote computer? For details and more information, read on: What
Windows 11 doesn't require a product key to install and use

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

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 copy. However, a few limitations do come into place until you buy a Windows 11 product key. Do you want
How to open the Task Manager in Windows 11 and Windows 10

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

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 of running it, whether you use Windows 11 or Windows 10. The list includes thirteen ways to start the Task
How to open Command Prompt (14 ways)

How to open Command Prompt (14 ways)

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 Command Prompt in Windows so that you can choose what suits you best. Knowing how to open CMD as an
How to remove Windows display languages

How to remove Windows display languages

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 might want the opposite: delete a display language that you no longer need. Theoretically, that’s easy to do, as the
How to screenshot on Windows (8 ways)

How to screenshot on Windows (8 ways)

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 to take a screenshot of the active window instead of the whole screen? On the internet, there are numerous Windows
How to use and customize the Windows 11 Quick Settings

How to use and customize the Windows 11 Quick Settings

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, as well as switch Wi-Fi networks, activate Night light or Airplane mode, and more. On top of that (literally), you
How to use the Windows 11 Start Menu

How to use the Windows 11 Start Menu

The Windows Start Menu has been completely redesigned in the latest version of the operating system. In Windows 11, Microsoft changed the Start Menu location to the middle of the screen and removed the controversial tiles, replacing them with the simple, familiar shortcuts. However, despite the clean new look, the Start Menu from Windows 11 is just as useful. Read this guide to find out
What is the Windows Terminal?

What is the Windows Terminal?

The Windows Terminal is a relatively new app that command-line enthusiasts are probably going to like a lot. Although it’s been developed and improved by Microsoft for several years now, and you could already use it in Windows 10, it only made the headlines with the announcement of Windows 11. Are you curious to know more about the Windows Terminal, what it is and what
6 ways to sign out of Windows 11

6 ways to sign out of Windows 11

Signing out of Windows is useful when you need to sign in with another user, apply various settings, and even troubleshoot applications. As opposed to switching users, this action completely shuts down all processes associated with the current user, freeing up resources and preparing Windows 11 for a new sign-in. We have prepared a list of six ways to sign out of Windows 11, but