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How to Open Microsoft Office Apps in Safe Mode

How to Open Microsoft Office Apps in Safe Mode

Much like Windows, Microsoft has built a Safe Mode feature into its popular productivity suite, Office. If you’re running into issues where documents crash the program after you open them, or you can’...

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Are eGPUs Worth It for Low-End Graphics Cards?

Are eGPUs Worth It for Low-End Graphics Cards?

As the market for external GPU enclosures for laptops expands, it has become easier to see the appeal of extending the power of your ultraportable laptop. It's also more tempting to jump right in and ...

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How to Reinstall Windows 10 Without All the Bloatware

How to Reinstall Windows 10 Without All the Bloatware

Windows 10, for the first time ever, has an easy option to revert your PC to its factory default settings, minus the bloatware. The “Fresh Start” feature is new in Windows 10’s Creators Update and it’...

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Best Surface Pro Alternatives

Best Surface Pro Alternatives

Microsoft's Surface Pro is our favorite detachable 2-in-1 right now, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's the perfect choice for everyone. Despite having the best display and detachable keyboard aro...

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Save $200 On These GTX 1060-Based Laptops

Save $200 On These GTX 1060-Based Laptops

Light on the wallet, but offering solid performance, the GTX 1060-based Inspiron 15 7000 is one of the best values in budget gaming. Traditionally priced at $1,099.99, Dell's gaming rig is currently s...

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How to Uninstall Avira Free

How to Uninstall Avira Free

Avira Free is a decent, if unexceptional, antivirus program. And, since it won't cost you a dime, it's a popular choice for secondary computers (or primary computers, chock-full of fancy hardware that...

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Dear Samsung, It's Time to Stop Making Laptops

Dear Samsung, It's Time to Stop Making Laptops

Dear Samsung,We need to talk. Over the years, I've had the pleasure of reviewing your smartphones, laptops and various peripherals. And for the most part, it's been fun. But lately, you've been slacki...

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Best & Worst Laptop Brands 2018

Best & Worst Laptop Brands 2018

Whether you're purchasing a $1,500 gaming laptop or a $200 Chromebook, the brand matters. That's why we rate the top 10 laptop brands each year, based on their support, design, innovation, value/selec...

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Lenovo: 2018 Brand Report Card

Lenovo: 2018 Brand Report Card

Lenovo took first place for the second year in a row because of its excellent, highly rated laptops. With its eye-popping, HDR screen (an industry first) and long battery life, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon ...

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HP: 2018 Brand Report Card

HP: 2018 Brand Report Card

HP had a strong, second-place showing in this year's rankings, jumping from fourth place last year. A combination of very good overall review scores, great design and a wide variety of laptop options ...

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Dell: 2018 Brand Report Card

Dell: 2018 Brand Report Card

Taking third place for the second year in a row, Dell makes some of the best laptops money can buy, while providing the top support of any PC vendor (tied with Samsung). The Round Rock, Texas-based co...

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Acer: 2018 Brand Report Card

Acer: 2018 Brand Report Card

Sitting in the middle of the pack at number four, Acer continued to win us over with great value systems. The company also managed to produce the 21-inch Predator 21 X, the biggest laptop ever, which ...

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