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AMD's new lineup of Ryzen processors has made some exceptional performance improvements compared to its predecessors. And it also provides excellent value compared to similar processors sold by Intel. With the release of the Ryzen 5 3600, AMD has reached new heights and conquers the mainstream and value processors market. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 offers six cores and twelve threads clocked at a base speed of 3.6 GHz and a maximum boost clock of 4.2 GHz, paired with 32 MB of Level 3 Cache memory and support for PCI Express 4.0. All that technology for a price that's under 200 dollars.
The first thing you see when you start Windows 10 is the Lock Screen background. After your PC boots, it shows you the Lock Screen; when it goes to sleep, it wakes up and displays the Lock Screen; leave your computer unused for a while, and when you come back, it is going to be waiting for you on the Lock Screen. Since you see this screen a lot, having only a boring stock wallpaper on it is no fun.
Do you need to remove obsolete icons from the notification area on the Windows taskbar? Do you see icons for apps that are no longer installed, and you want to get rid of them? While you can do this with dedicated apps, a simple trick is to remove two registry values and then restart the explorer.exe process in Windows. Here are two methods for cleaning the icons shown in the notification area, on your Windows PC:
NOTE: This guide applies to all versions of Windows, from Windows 7 to Windows 10.
Have you ever needed to know when an NTFS partition was created or when Windows first initialized a drive and made it available for use? Although there are no easy, user-friendly ways to find out, we know two different methods by which you can find this information, by yourself. If you are curious to learn, read on:
PDF files are excellent containers for web pages, documents and images, and other things. They are everywhere these days, and creating them is easy if you have a modern operating system on your PC, such as Windows 10. In today's article, we show you how to print as PDF, from Windows 10, almost anything you like. Let's get started:
Many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from around the world offer their internet services to residential users through Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet or PPPoE connections. To be able to use such internet connections, the ISP usually gives you a unique username and password that you must use to connect to their network. In this tutorial, we show you all the steps you need to take to configure Windows 10 to connect to the internet through PPPoE:
Task Manager is a great tool that helps you manage the way apps, processes, and services run on your Windows 10 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 getting to it, not just one shortcut for Task Manager. The list includes eleven ways to start the Task Manager, so let's get started:
Do you need to find out which apps use the most data on your Windows 10 laptop, tablet, or desktop PC? Few people know that Windows 10 stores such data for the last 30 days, for WiFi, Ethernet, and Cellular connections. This data is automatically logged, and accessing it is easy. Here is how to track how much data is used by your apps in Windows 10:
In recent versions of Windows 10, Microsoft has introduced a new feature called the Timeline. However, most users refer to it as the Task View's app history. This feature stores the history of your activities in Windows 10, on Microsoft's cloud servers (if you want to) and synchronizes it across your Windows 10 computers and devices. If you do not use this feature and you want Windows 10 to stop collecting your activity history, here is how to stop it:
By default, Windows 10 hides many files and folders from you view . First of all, it hides the items that you have set as hidden, as well as those set as hidden by other user accounts, the apps that you use, and Windows 10 itself. Second, the operating system also hides from view the files and folders that are critical to its operation, so that users do not delete them or change them in ways that lead to malfunctions. If you want to view all the files and folders that are hidden in Windows 10, read this guide and learn how: