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System Restore

How to do a Windows System Restore from boot, without reaching the desktop

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.10.2020
System Restore is a great tool that allows you to revert Windows and its settings to a previous working state. This is useful when you encounter problems with drivers that destabilize the system or software that malfunctions. However, at times, some of the changes you...
Windows Remote Assistance

Provide remote support to Windows 10 users with Windows Remote Assistance

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.10.2020
There aren't many people who know about Windows Remote Assistance and how to use it to provide remote technical support to other Windows 10 users. Therefore, in this tutorial, we're going to cover this tool in detail. It's an app that works smoothly for quick...
Wi-Fi Hotspot

How to make a Windows 10 hotspot: All you need to know

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.10.2020
If you have a Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet, one of the best features you have at hand is the ability to transform it into a mobile hotspot. In other words, you can share your internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi or even...
Microsoft

3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 02.10.2020
Do you want to use Microsoft products and services like Windows 10, Xbox, Skype, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office, or OneDrive? Well, to get access to all their features and benefits, you need a Microsoft account. Creating a Microsoft account is free and can easily be...
Wi-Fi hotspot

How to turn your Android into a Wi-Fi hotspot

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 30.09.2020
If there's no wireless network nearby or if your main internet connection goes down, you can rely on your trusty Android smartphone or tablet. You don't even need a cable, just an affordable data plan. With just a few taps, you can set up a...
Razer Naga Pro

Razer Naga Pro review: The high-end mouse for any game genre

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.09.2020
Razer is one of the most popular gaming companies in the world, and its computer peripherals are well-known for their excellent performance and solid build quality. The latest gaming mouse that they launched is called Razer Naga Pro, a high-end device that comes with something...
Command Prompt (CMD)

34 keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10's Command Prompt

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.09.2020
We bet that most, if not all the power users and geeks out there love to use the Command Prompt. It's the one-stop go-to whenever you want to issue commands in a text-based form, and it's also one of the best ways to issue administrative...
Language

How to change the language on your Android phone

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 24.09.2020
It's easy to change language on Android. All it takes is a few taps, and you can use your Android smartphone or tablet in any language you want. This tutorial illustrates how to change language on your Android phone from English to Spanish. However, the...
File Explorer

How to search in Windows 10 with File Explorer

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 22.09.2020
Did you know you can use File Explorer to search for files and folders in Windows 10? Well, you can, and there's more to it than that: the Search built into File Explorer even comes with its Search Tools on the ribbon, providing surprisingly advanced...
Quick Settings

How to customize the Android Quick Settings menu

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 11.09.2020
As implied by their name, the Android Quick Settings provide fast access to different features on your smartphone or tablet. Instead of wasting time digging through settings and menus, you can use the switches in the Quick Settings menu to toggle features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi,...
System Restore

How to configure System Restore in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.09.2020
While having the ability to restore your system from a restore point is one of Windows' most useful features, it may be that some people will want to turn it off for all or some of their partitions. Others may wish to change how much...
Microsoft

How to add a Microsoft account to Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.09.2020
When you install Windows 10 or set it up for the first time, the operating system invites you to create a Microsoft account. However, during the setup process, you only get to configure one Microsoft account. What if you need to use more than one...
System Properties

The Windows 10 workgroup and how to change it

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 02.09.2020
The Windows 10 workgroup is a simple way to link together a small number of computers and devices, which makes it ideal for home networks, as well as small offices and businesses. If you want to facilitate sharing resources (files, printers, etc.) with other devices...
System Restore

What is System Restore and 4 ways to use it

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.09.2020
System Restore is one of those Windows apps that can be categorized as being an "oldie but goldie." If something suddenly stops working as it should or if your Windows 10 PC breaks down without notice, you'll want to know about System Restore and how...
ASUS AI Noise-Canceling Mic Adapter

ASUS AI Noise-Canceling Mic Adapter review: Crystal-clear voice. Always!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 31.08.2020
This summer, ASUS launched a series of new devices designed to offer or improve the audio quality of voice communications. The devices we're talking about use AI (Artificial Intelligence) to remove unwanted noise seamlessly, without requiring any software or additional setup from the user, which...