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How to Uninstall or Repair an App in Windows 10

How to Uninstall or Repair an App in Windows 10

We start with a clean new laptop -- ideally, anyway; most are full of bloatware and junk. As the days go by, it only gets worse. We tend to install variety of apps that seem useful at the time but end...

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How to Get Desktop Alerts for Gmail in Your Browser

How to Get Desktop Alerts for Gmail in Your Browser

Desktop alerts straddle the area between useful and annoying. It’s useful at times you’re waiting for an important email, or in situations where your inbox isn’t constantly being bombarded with new me...

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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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How to Use Emoji for Folder Names in Windows 10

How to Use Emoji for Folder Names in Windows 10

While I couldn’t suggest using emoji for most files on your Windows 10 PC, it can certainly be a fun change of pace sometimes to name a file after your favorite character. Since Windows 10 now provide...

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How to Fix Missing Album Art in Windows 10’s File Explorer

How to Fix Missing Album Art in Windows 10’s File Explorer

Though online services like Google Music, Spotify, and Apple Music are now the preferred choice for many internet users, there are a number of us who still have a hard drive full of music that you can...

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How to Rename Bluetooth Devices in Windows 10

How to Rename Bluetooth Devices in Windows 10

It’s not well-known, but you can rename Bluetooth devices much like you’d rename your home WiFi network. Acting much like an SSID, the Bluetooth device name appears in a list of available options any ...

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How to Boot Into Safe Mode

How to Boot Into Safe Mode

Windows is typically a versatile and reliable operating system. But not always. Sometimes you’ll find yourself in frustrating situations where your PC freezes, crashes, or fails to run certain hardwar...

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What to Do When the Windows Taskbar Won’t Auto-Hide

What to Do When the Windows Taskbar Won’t Auto-Hide

Auto-hiding the Windows Taskbar is a useful way to eek out a little extra screen real estate.  But, what do you do if it’s not working? Granted, most of the time it works without issue, but there’s al...

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How to Edit or Delete a Quick Step in Outlook

How to Edit or Delete a Quick Step in Outlook

Outlook comes pre-packaged with several default Quick Steps. If you followed our previous tutorial, you may have even created your own. If that’s the case, you’ll often find that it needs a bit of twe...

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How to Adjust ClearType for Better Looking Fonts on Windows 10

How to Adjust ClearType for Better Looking Fonts on Windows 10

ClearType is an integrated Windows-specific technology, an adjustment tool, that helps to improve the readability of text on an LCD screen. Whether you are using a laptop, or two LCD or LED monitors, ...

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How to Set PC Wake Up Timers

How to Set PC Wake Up Timers

When your PC powers into sleep mode, it generally stays in this mode until you actively wake it. But you can also have your PC wake from sleep mode at a time you select, automatically.This can be very...

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How to Create a Quick Step in Outlook

How to Create a Quick Step in Outlook

One of Outlook’s most underused features is undoubtedly Quick Steps. These easy-to-use shortcuts allow you to automate repetitive actions to avoid unnecessary clicks. For the email power user, Quick S...

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