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How to Back Up Your (Outlook) Email With Windows 10 File History

You should always back up the data on your computer. If you use Outlook to manage your emails, you need to keep that information backed up too. If you don’t, you risk losing your emails, contacts, tasks, and more.Windows 10 comes built-in with a backup utility called File History. File History is Windows 10’s main backup tool, originally introduced in Windows 8. Despite the name, File Histor...
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Got a Windows 10 Wi-Fi Problem? Here’s How to Fix It

Wi-Fi problems at home can slow down everyone in the house and be frustrating. If you’re a hands-on person who's usually called on to fix problems with your Wi-Fi network at home, this article can help you troubleshoot them in Windows 10. With a few tools and some time, you can often find the problem or narrow things to fix your Wi-Fi. Before you get started with these advanced steps, make sure y...
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How to Password Protect a PDF: Free and Paid Options

PDFs are the closest thing the internet has to a paper document. They’re standard, they look the same on every system regardless of what fonts you have installed, and typically aren’t something users can edit. But if you want to secure them, you need to know how to password protect a PDF.Fortunately, with PDFs there is support for password-protected encryption built directly into the format. ...
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The Quickest Ways to Turn Your Screen Off in Windows

How many times a day does your computer display emit its glow into an empty room for endless minutes, until the power management kicks in and turns the screen off?Computer monitors consume energy. And you can help save energy by simply turning the display off whenever you don’t need it. Unfortunately, Windows does not offer a convenient shortcut for this task. We’ll show you how to change that...
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How to Fix Write Protection Errors on a USB Stick

You’ve finished work for the day. The only thing left to do is stick the files onto a USB flash drive. Then you get this message: “The disk is write protected. Remove the write protection or use another disk.” You immediately pull your hair out. This is your USB stick; you should be able to read, write, and do whatever you want with it!Okay, you didn’t pull your hair out. You stayed nice and c...
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Speed Up Windows With 10 Tricks and Hacks

You’d love to get more speed out of your PC, but don’t have a ton of time to spend. Some of the most important speed benefits, like upgrading your hardware, can take hours to shop, ship, and physically replace.That’s why we want to show you quick tricks to speed up Windows in no time at all. Here are 10 different ways to squeeze a little more speed out of your system without investing hours of...
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How to Increase Dedicated Video RAM in Windows 10

Seeing errors related to video RAM on your Windows PC? Struggling to run graphic-intensive programs like video editors and new video games? You may need more video RAM.But what even is that, and how can you increase it? We’ll share everything you need to know about video RAM, so read on! What Is Video RAM Stands for "Video Random Access Memory" and is pronounced "V-RAM." System RAM is great ...
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4 New Ways to Customize in Firefox Quantum

Firefox’s completely revamped version, Firefox Quantum, has arrived. This new age of Firefox brings speed improvements, a fresh new look, and less resource usage. you’ve just upgraded to Quantum, you should know a few quick ways to customize your browser. These either weren’t in older versions of Firefox or have cha...
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Solve File Upload Errors in Google Drive With These Quick Solutions

Google Drive is an online and offline file syncing service, but what happens when the syncing stops working? It’s not uncommon to have problems with Google Drive. From checking your network connection, disabling your firewall, or reconnecting your account, hopefully one of our tips below will solve your problem. If you have your own advice to share, please share it with us in the comments! Gene...
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How to Set Up TeamViewer Software to Access Your PC From Anywhere

What is Teamviewer?TeamViewer (TeamViewer 6) is a popular piece of  software used for Internet-based remote access and support. TeamViewer softwarecan connect to any PC or server, so you can remote control your partner's PC as if you were sitting right in front of it. For the remote session to work the partner has to start a small application, which does not require installation or administrat...
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