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What are drivers? What does a driver do?

If you have used a computer, then you have probably heard about drivers. However, do you know what a driver is? Moreover, what does it do that makes it so crucial to a computer’s operation? Even if you have an idea of what a driver is and does, do you know the best practice when it...

Best free file recovery software: Recuva vs. the competition

In this day and age, you can find many apps that promise to help you recover deleted files. It is great to have lots of options, but the question is, which programs are good at recovering deleted files? Which of them deliver on their promise? To find out, we tested some of the most...

How to delete a page in Word (6 ways)

Microsoft Word is one of the best and most popular tools for writing and editing documents. It’s also designed to be easy to use and offer an intuitive interface. Be that as it may, there are some quirks about it that can be quite annoying. One of them is deleting pages, blank or...

What is firmware? What does firmware do?

Firmware… you've probably heard about it at some point. It sounds like a weird German name, doesn't it? But what is firmware? What is the meaning of this term, and how would you define firmware? What does firmware do? How does firmware work? Surely, its purpose is not just to...

What model is my Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet? 8 ways to find out

Knowing the make and model of your laptop, computer, or tablet can be useful in a variety of situations. You might need it when searching for the right drivers for your device, when you want to upgrade some of its hardware components, when you contact technical support, or even when...

What are environment variables in Windows?

Have you ever wondered about environment variables? Maybe some IT admin or computer geek was mentioning them. Did some programs start malfunctioning and returning errors referring to environment variables? Did you just have an exam, and the only item you didn’t know how to fill in...

How to screenshot on Mac: All you need to know

How to screenshot on Mac is anything but obvious, as the absence of a Print Screen Mac button confuses most new users. However, Apple makes up for that by offering plenty of user-friendly tools to take a Mac screenshot, from several keyboard shortcuts to built-in apps....

Why is my screen black and white? Fix this problem in Windows 10!

Is the screen of your Windows 10 PC black and white? Do you want to change the color of the screen back to normal? Windows 10 has some color filters that may have been activated by mistake, or maybe somebody with access to your PC decided to prank you. It doesn’t matter how Window...

How to clean up Windows 10 using Storage Sense

The Storage Sense from Windows 10 is an excellent tool for keeping tabs on the amount of data stored on your drives, as well as for cleaning the storage devices connected to your PC or device. If you filled your hard drive with lots of data, or if you have a Windows 10...

How to unblock Adobe Flash Player on Windows 10’s Microsoft Edge

Adobe, the company that created it, laid Flash to rest on January 12, 2021. As Flash is no longer developed or supported by its developer, that means that now you can’t download it from adobe.com, and you can’t even run it in your web browser. In other words, Adobe Flash Player...

How to connect Bluetooth devices on Android: All you need to know

Nowadays, you can connect more Bluetooth devices than ever to your Android. The Android Bluetooth option is present on every smartphone or tablet and lets you pair any Bluetooth device to your Android. And there are many different types of Bluetooth devices: headphones, portable...

How to change language on Windows 10: All you need to know

If you just got a new computer or device, you might want to change the language on Windows 10 to one you’re comfortable with. However, to change the Windows display language, you first need the corresponding Windows 10 language pack. At the time this guide is written, Microsoft...

How to unblock Adobe Flash Player in Google Chrome

Adobe Flash used to be one of the most widely used technologies for displaying media-rich content on the web. However, as web content creators moved away from it and towards the faster and more secure open web technologies, even Adobe threw in the towel, announcing they would stop...

How to block Remote Desktop on your Windows PC

The Remote Desktop feature from Windows operating systems can be useful to many. However, it can also be a security concern, as hackers can take advantage of it in order to break into your computer. If someone with bad intentions manages that, he or she can get access to...

What is Meet Now in Windows 10, and how to use it

You might have noticed a new icon showing up in Windows 10, next to the clock from the system tray. It is a symbol of a video camera, and if you hover your mouse over it, the tooltip says Meet Now. You may wonder how it got there and whether it is a virus. How did Meet...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G review: 2020’s best Samsung smartphone?

Samsung did a great job with its S20 lineup of Android smartphones, all of them featuring top-notch hardware, beautiful design, excellent cameras, and good software. However, most of the S20 devices have premium prices, including the Galaxy S20, S20+, and Note20. To get the price...

Where do screenshots go? Find them in Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS

Where do screenshots go on Mac? Where does Android store screenshots? What about your iPhone or iPad? Where do my screenshots go on Windows 10? Answering these questions is not always easy, especially if you’re new to screenshots or using an unfamiliar device or system. Since a...

Where are screenshots saved? Change their location in Windows 10

To answer questions like “Where are my screenshots in Windows 10?” or “Where do print screens go on Windows 10?”, you must first understand there are several ways to take screenshots on your computer or device. Screenshots (also called print screens by some)...