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How to Actually Delete Apps on Windows Without the Leftover Junk

How to Actually Delete Apps on Windows Without the Leftover Junk

One day you wake up in a Spring-cleaning mood and decide to delete apps that you haven’t used in a while or will never use again. In spite of uninstalling it from the systems menu most of the apps lea...

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How to Rename Files to the Parent Folder Name on Windows 10

How to Rename Files to the Parent Folder Name on Windows 10

With the ease of taking digital photos these days, it’s not hard to wind up with thousands of unsorted, unorganized images residing on a hard drive somewhere. And when you go to sort them, typically a...

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How to (Really) Lock the Desktop Background in Windows 10

How to (Really) Lock the Desktop Background in Windows 10

Desktop backgrounds are a very personal thing. And for anyone on an office or shared computer, the idea of someone changing it can be a little annoying. For those who own a business and want to displa...

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How to Exclude Files and Folders From Recent Files on Windows 10

How to Exclude Files and Folders From Recent Files on Windows 10

File Explorer dynamically updates the files and folders it shows under Quick Access, based on the files you’ve recently opened. Generally, it works out to be a time-saving feature, allowing you to qui...

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How to Disable the Safely Remove Hardware Feature on Windows 10

How to Disable the Safely Remove Hardware Feature on Windows 10

For ages we were told never to remove an external storage device without clicking on the ‘safely remove hardware’ notification. This is mostly still true, it’s never a good idea to just rip a USB driv...

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How to Record Your Windows Screen Without Third-Party Applications

How to Record Your Windows Screen Without Third-Party Applications

Microsoft, for years, required a third-party app to do the types of screen recordings that content creators relied on. The Xbox Game Bar changed all that. Now you can record gameplay, as the app was d...

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How to Edit the Autocorrect Dictionary in Windows 10

How to Edit the Autocorrect Dictionary in Windows 10

Windows 10 creates separate folders for each language you add. Each of these languages has a default file to store commonly mistyped words and their correct spelling. When you are typing in Windows ap...

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How to Use Chrome in Light Mode With a Windows 10 Dark Mode Theme

How to Use Chrome in Light Mode With a Windows 10 Dark Mode Theme

Windows Dark Mode switches the color orientation on your screen, making light elements dark, and darker elements light(er). It’s a feature we’ve been asking for for years now, one that’s specifically ...

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How to Disable Remote Assistance in Windows 10

How to Disable Remote Assistance in Windows 10

Remote assistance is a helpful tool that gives another person access to your laptop with your credentials. You may have experienced this while getting IT support, or while helping your parents. But it...

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How to Automatically Move Files From One Folder to Another on Windows 10

How to Automatically Move Files From One Folder to Another on Windows 10

You might be moving files regularly from one folder on your laptop to another to archive them, to clean up clutter from your working folders, or as part of a general tidying up at regular intervals. T...

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How to Include the Mouse Cursor in a Windows 10 Screenshot

How to Include the Mouse Cursor in a Windows 10 Screenshot

Microsoft provides two distinct options to capture the screen using bundled tools. The first, and oldest, is the PrtScr button on the keyboard, a tool that requires copying an image and pasting it int...

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How to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free in 2019

How to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free in 2019

In November of 2017, Microsoft quietly announced it was shutting down its free Windows 10 upgrade program. If you didn’t get your free version of its best operating system to date, well, you were pret...

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