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How to use a blue light filter on a PC or Mac

How to use a blue light filter on your PC or Mac

Blue light from your PC's screen may disrupt your circadian rhythm. Here's how to use a blue light filter with built-in night modes on your PC or Mac .

How to use the Command Prompt in Windows 10 and 11

The Windows Command Prompt might be old, but it's still a useful tool for tweaking, diagnosing, and exploring your Windows 10 or 11 PC. Here's how to use it.
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The best Windows tablets for 2024

Windows tablets are making a comeback, but not in the way you might think.
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How to print to PDF in Windows

The best way to convert a document to a PDF file is to print to it. To print to PDF in Windows, be sure to follow these steps, and you'll be well on your way.
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Microsoft plans to charge for Windows 10 updates in the future

Microsoft will soon charge to maintain security updates on Windows 10.
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The best Windows apps for 2023

Choosing the right apps can be hard. Here are the best Windows apps, whether you need to stay productive at work or watch your shows.
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The best Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Whether you're saving time or just prefer using the keyboard to get things done, here are the best Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts for resizing windows and more.
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MSI just fixed a massive problem affecting Intel’s best CPUs

MSI just managed to fix a major problem that got some users stuck in a spiral of computer crashes. Here's what you need to know to avoid this issue.
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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file legally and install Windows 10 from it

You can download the Windows 10 ISO files straight from Microsoft's website, letting you quickly and easily install Windows 10 on your PC. Here's how to do it.
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Ranking all 12 versions of Windows, from worst to best

Microsoft has been making Windows operating systems for almost 40 years, and though they've improved, there have been some wins and duds. We rank them here.
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ChatGPT can now generate working Windows 11 keys for free

A Twitter user has found a clever way to use ChatGPT to create free Windows 11 Pro keys with just a simple prompt -- but there’s a notable catch involved.
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How to uninstall a program in Windows 10

Do you have Windows 10 apps that you could live without? Here's how to uninstall a program, or multiple programs in Windows 10, the fast and easy way.
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Windows 11 could be hurting your gaming performance

An obscure security feature in Windows 11 and Windows 10 could be impacting gaming performance, according to a new set of benchmarks. Should you disable it?
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Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. S mode: What’s the difference?

How does Windows 10 Home compare to Windows 10 Pro and S mode? All support basic Windows 10 features, but advanced functions depend on the version and mode.
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PC gamers are flocking to Windows 11, new Steam survey says

The latest Steam Survey shows that the adoption of Windows 11 by PC gamers is going well. Are we all ready to say goodbye to Windows 10?
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Windows 11 has been causing problems with Intel graphics for months, and no one said a word

Microsoft revealed that a not-so-recent update may have broken DirectX in Intel graphics, but luckily, there seems to be a fix on the way.
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Windows 11 review: the new era evolves

Windows 11 is growing more popular than ever, but even with the latest updates, is it time to upgrade?
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Microsoft warns that relying on Internet Explorer may cause disruptions

Microsoft has announced further end-of-life updates for Internet Explorer on Windows 10 that will take place in February 2023.
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Update Windows now — Microsoft just fixed several dangerous exploits

Microsoft has just fixed a whole lot of dangerous vulnerabilities as part of its latest Windows patch.
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It’s not just you — Microsoft admits its patches broke OneDrive

If OneDrive just started crashing and giving error messages on your computer, it might be Microsoft's fault since a recent update caused the problem.
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Microsoft’s DirectStorage may improve loading times by 200%, but don’t get too excited

Microsoft has introduced GPU decompression to DirectStorage 1.1, resulting in up to three times faster loading in games. There's a catch, though.
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The best touchscreen laptops for 2022

The top touchscreen laptops need a great screen, high performance, and long battery life. Here are the best options in 2022.
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Windows 11’s new update cadence finally makes sense

Microsoft will keep Windows 11 on an annual update cadence, but will also squeeze in smaller feature rollouts throughout the year.
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The Windows 11 2022 Update has officially launched — here’s how to install it

Here's how to know if your device is eligible for the Windows 11 version 22H2 update and how to install the software for your Windows 11 or Windows 10 devices.
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How to create a system restore point in Windows 10

Creating system restore points in Windows 10 is a utility that can prove to be extremely useful if you're experiencing technical issues. Here's how to use it.
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How to tag files in Windows 10

One of the most effective ways to optimize your Windows 10 experience is to take advantage of the tag system, helping you identify your files. We show you how.
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Top 10 Windows shortcuts everyone should know

You may be satisfied with the Windows shortcuts you already use, but you can enhance your PC experience with these 10 Windows shortcuts everyone should know.
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How to make Windows look like Windows 7

We provide step-by-step instructions on how you can use tools and tweaks to bring the Windows 7 experience to Windows 10 and get back features you may want.
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How to install Windows on a Mac

You shouldn't be stuck with Apple's MacOS. To help Mac owners enjoy the benefits of Microsoft's OS, we provide a guide on how to install Windows 11 on a Mac.
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After 10 years of headaches, I’m finally a believer in Windows on ARM

It's been a 10-year-long journey, but Windows on ARM is finally almost ready for prime time. But there's still work for Microsoft to do.
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How to change your PC name

The name assigned to a system when buying a PC is usually a generic one reminiscent of a device ID. We take a look at how to change your PC name.
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The latest Windows update is causing major printer problems

Here's how you can maximize the workaround for the Microsoft glitch on the Windows 10 mid-July update.

How to boot Windows 10 from a USB drive

Did you know that you can run Windows directly off a USB drive? Here is a simple guide on how to download, create, and run Windows 10 from a USB flash drive.
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Windows 11 might pull ahead of Windows 10 in one key way

Computer builder Puget Systems revisited its Windows 10 versus Windows 11 test for computers and found that Windows 11 pulls ahead, with some caveats.