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How to Remove Duplicate Data on Your Mac and Free Up Space

Duplicate files suck. They take up valuable space on your Mac’s SSD, slow down backups, and bog you down when you’re looking for a particular file. Most of the time duplicates are accidental, so you probably aren’t even aware that your Mac has unnecessary copies.The good news is that you can quickly find and delete duplicate files on your Mac with the right tools. Here’s how to get started. U...
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How to Fix a Double-Clicking Mouse in Windows

Having your mouse double-click when you don’t want it to is frustrating. It can lead to a whole host of mouse problems when simple actions like clicking to select, dragging files, and more don’t behave like you expect them to. If you’re having this issue, you can run through some quick troubleshooting to see where the problem lies.SymptomsWhen you try to single-click a Mi...
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The Dos and Don’ts of Re-Using Old Hardware

Are you one of those people who keeps hold of their old hardware? Bits and bobs like disk drives and cables, perhaps… or even something more valuable, like an old PDA or laptop. You’ve kept them boxed up in your office, or basement, loft, or garage.And now you’ve decided it’s time to do something with this old hardware. Can you re-use it? If not, can you sell it? Or must it all be recycled? ...
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What do you do when Windows freezes or stops responding frequently?

What do you do when Windows freezes
So you're doing a lot of tasks and at the middle of the day when your computer freezes. It can be really annoying especially if you have deadlines that need to be met. There are a lot of reasons why your computer may freeze. Either there’s a problem with software, memory is all used up, the problem is driver related or the it's the operating system itself. Here are some tips on what to do when yo...
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Norton WiFi Privacy Helps Protect Your Browsing Anywhere You Go

By now, you hopefully know that it’s vital to use a virtual private network (VPN) when you’re online. They keep your transactions secure and help you enjoy online privacy!What Is Norton WiFi Privacy? Norton WiFi Privacy is a paid VPN service that helps keep you secure online. Without it, many entities could track your browsing and analyze your habits. Public Wi-Fi networks, like those in coff...
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Are Any Computers Not Affected by the Meltdown and Spectre Bugs?

Everything from smartphones and PCs to cloud computing affected by major security flaw found in Intel and other processors – and fix could slow devices.So, is your computer at risk from the Meltdown or Spectre vulnerabilities at the heart of Intel and AMD processors for the past two decades? Probably. The bigger question is, what should you do next?While Intel and AMD work with Apple, Micr...
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Revealed: How Spectre Updates Will Affect Your PC

We assume you’re fully aware of Meltdown and Spectre, the two new, and rather scary, CPU exploits, by now. If not, then read our overview of Meltdown and Spectre before continuing. Done? Good. Now it’s time to find out exactly how the Windows updates Microsoft has released will affect your PC.We have written a whole article answering the question, “Is your Windows PC affected by Meltdown and S...
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Meltdown and Spectre Processor Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know

This week, a pair of vulnerabilities broke basic security for practically all computers. That's not an overstatement. Revelations about Meltdown and Spectre have wreaked digital havoc and left a critical mass of confusion in their wake. Not only are they terrifically complex vulnerabilities, the fixes that do exist have come in patchwork fashion. With most computing devices made in the last two de...
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The Best Command Prompt Tricks and Tips

Very often we discuss the Command Prompt in our Windows 10 tutorial posts. There exist tons of Windows Command Prompt tricks that you can learn, use, and impress your friends. Few of you might not be knowing how to abort a command or how to watch Star Wars in Command Prompt. Here, we are going to tell you about such interesting Command Prompt tricks. To some of you, Windows Command Prompt might l...
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