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How to Control What Happens When You Close Your Laptop’s Lid

There are several different power options that will accommodate your laptop usage, and needs, when you close the lid. Shutting down will power your laptop down completely and save all your data safely...

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How to Determine the Time It Takes to Load an App on Startup

How to Determine the Time It Takes to Load an App on Startup

It can be frustrating to sit down, turn your PC on, and then have to wait what feels like an eternity for your PC and all of its apps to load. Determining which programs are responsible for slowing th...

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How to change your account photo in Windows 10

How to change your account photo in Windows 10

By default, each user on Windows gets a generic image of your choosing. There are numerous options that are more than enough for most users. But you aren’t most users. If you’re looking to customize y...

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How to open Windows Store apps on startup in Windows 10

How to open Windows Store apps on startup in Windows 10

Typically, people are looking for ways to remove apps from their startup sequence to speed reboots and the time needed to boot up for the first time. But there are good reasons to add startup programs...

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How to Disable Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

How to Disable Nearby Sharing on Windows 10

Windows 10 PCs first got nearby sharing earlier this year in the April 2018 update. And while a feature comparable to Apple’s AirDrop is certainly useful at times, it’s a real annoyance on occasion to...

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How to Manage Snap Assist Settings in Windows 10

How to Manage Snap Assist Settings in Windows 10

Windows Snap Assist adds efficiency to even the most bloated of workflows. Better still, there are a handful of customization options within the Settings menu that allow you to further fine tune your ...

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How to Uninstall the April 2018 Update and Go Back to a Previous Version of Windows 10

The April 2018 Update is stable, efficient, and adds a lot of nifty new tricks and features that Windows users are sure to love. But, we get it, change is hard. If you’d prefer to go back to the tried...

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How to Separate Your Screen Into Two, Three, or Four Windows Using Windows Snap Assist

How to Separate Your Screen Into Two, Three, or Four Windows Using Windows Snap Assist

Windows Snap Assist has been around a while, but that doesn’t make it any less useful. The feature first made an appearance in Windows 7, but to this day I’m surprised by how many people are downloadi...

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How to Tag Files to Tidy up Your Windows 10 Files

How to Tag Files to Tidy up Your Windows 10 Files

Windows Search is a valuable, if underutilized tool. It’s great at finding simple things, those that have file names or meta tags that aid the operating system in uncovering what you’re looking for. B...

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How to Hide a Recovery Partition (or Any Disk) in Windows 10

How to Hide a Recovery Partition (or Any Disk) in Windows 10

Any disk connected to your PC (whether removeable or integrated) shows up in the disk management tools, and typically Explorer and other desktop applications. Today, we’re going to hide a partition (o...

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How to Use Windows 10’s New Screenshot Tool

How to Use Windows 10’s New Screenshot Tool

Windows 10’s Redstone 5 update this fall brings with it a modern screenshot tool that Microsoft has lacked since, well, forever. Better still, the tool is easily accessible through a keyboard shortcut...

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How to Kill GPU-Intensive Programs with Windows Task Manager

Inside the Windows Task Manager is a hidden feature (by default) that allows you to view which programs are slowing down your GPU. While you can already view those eating up CPU, Memory, or Disk resou...

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