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News, tutorials, articles about apps and programs that people use on their computers, smartphones, tablets, and other gadgets.

How to disable ads in Windows 11

Does Windows 11 have ads? Unfortunately, yes, it does: Windows 11, just like Windows 10, is a victim of Microsoft’s quest for pushing ads directly into the core of the operating system. Like it wasn’t enough that we see ads everywhere on the internet, sometimes to the brink of...

How to open the Xbox overlay? What’s the Xbox Game Bar shortcut?

If you’re a gamer, the Xbox Game Bar is one of the best features of Windows 11 and Windows 10. It gives you access to the so-called Xbox DVR, which is another way of saying that it lets you record the screen and take screenshots of the games you are playing. The Xbox...

Xbox Game Bar is not working. 3 ways to fix it in Windows

The Xbox Game Bar and the Game Mode found in Windows 11 and Windows 10 are helpful features Microsoft designed for gamers. However, it may happen that when you play your favorite game, and you press Windows + G on your keyboard, nothing happens. It’s like...

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...

How to install Windows 11 in a virtual machine

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 when it comes to Windows 11, Microsoft’s brand new operating system, which, although nice and shiny, comes with plenty of changes and...

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...

5 things you can do with the Windows 11 Clock app

In Windows 11, Microsoft redesigned the Alarms & Clock app to match the stylish look of the new operating system, while also renaming it to Clock. However, despite its simple name, the app includes a new feature called Focus sessions to help you...

How to use Tracking prevention in Microsoft Edge

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,...

Windows 11's best features: 8 great things about it

Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 11, is out and, on top of the stylish user interface and overall appearance, it also brings many other great features and improvements. Before you decide whether to upgrade to Windows 11, we thought you’d like to know what to expect...

How to change the default browser in Windows 11

Ever since they created Edge, Microsoft has been trying to convince people to use it. The company pulled all the tricks it could think of to make us sway into switching to Microsoft Edge. It tried sending users messages in Windows 10 when they attempted to change...

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...

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...

How to start using Cortana in Windows 11 or Windows 10

Windows 11 and Windows 10 come with many features, and Cortana is one of the most interesting of the lot. She’s an app that acts as your digital assistant and can help you interact with your computer or device by using your voice. Microsoft refers to Cortana as “her,” and...

How to pin to Start Menu in Windows 11

Are you curious how to pin to Start in Windows 11? Even if it uses icons instead of live tiles, you can still pin apps to the Start Menu in Windows 11, as well as files, folders, email accounts, or your favorite locations. As you’re about to see, when it comes to...

How to zoom in and zoom out in your web browser

There are several ways in which you can optimize the reading experience while using a web browser. One way is to zoom in and make the text, images, and icons bigger on the web pages that you want to read. You may need to do this because your eyes are tired, or the resolution of the...