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Today’s Internet services rely heavily on text-based passwords for user authentication. The pervasiveness of these services coupled with the difficulty of remembering large numbers and symbols of secure passwords tempt users to reuse simple, easy to guess passwords at multiple websites, making their accounts vulnerable.

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If you’re sharing a document and you want to avoid changes being made to it, you can force Word to prompt the user to open the document as read only when they open the file. We’ll show you how to enable this setting.

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Keeping your monthly finances in check (no pun intended) isn’t always as easy as it sounds. With bills that vary every month, surprise expenses that pop up at the worst possible moment, and grocery tabs that seem to be growing larger with every season that passes, asking for a little help from your phone or desktop isn’t so absurd.

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Windows 10 includes Microsoft Edge, which replaces Internet Explorer as the default browser. Edge’s interface has been rewritten from scratch, and it sheds Internet Explorer’s old interface and all that clutter.

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After testing out the new iOS 9 beta, the first thing that we noticed was how annoying the keyboard noises can be after about 32 seconds of typing. Thankfully it’s super easy to turn them off — so easy, in fact, that we probably don’t need to write an article about it.

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If you find you’re accessing the same settings over and over in Windows 10, you can add these settings to the Start menu as tiles for quick and easy access. We’ll show you how to do this.

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Valve’s Steam Machines aim to bring your Steam game library right into your living room (but at a rather steep premium). Today we’ll show you how to bring your Steam library (plus all your other computer games) to your living room for a fraction of the price with a Raspberry Pi.

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Do you ever go to sleep simply dreading the sound your alarm will make to wake you up in the morning? Well, thanks to Apple Music, now you can wake up to any song or playlist you want on your iOS device.

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The Status Bar in Word is available at the bottom of the document window and displays information about your document, such as what page you are currently viewing, how many words are in your document, and whether any proofing errors were found.

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Adobe’s Flash plug-in has a big target painted on it. A recent leak shows there’s another Flash Player 0-day that allows attackers to compromise your computer, and that it’s been for sale for the last four years.

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Macs only enable TRIM for the Apple-provided solid-state drives they come with. If you upgrade your Mac with an aftermarket SSD, your Mac won’t use TRIM with it. This reduces the drive’s performance.

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Windows 10’s “This PC” view doesn’t just show hard drives, removable storage devices, and network locations. Unlike the traditional “My Computer” list, it also contains several folders — but you can hide them and make This PC look more like Windows 7’s Computer view.

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When you’ve got a PC completely infected with viruses, sometimes it’s best to reboot into a rescue disc and run a full virus scan from there. Here’s how to use the BitDefender Rescue CD to clean an infected PC.

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Nintendo’s New 3DS XL promises 3.5 to 7 hours of battery life, which is quite a large range. These tips will help you get as much battery life as possible out of your 3DS, whether you’re gaming or it’s just sitting in your pocket.

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The Most Recently Used, or MRU, list in Office programs refers to the list of files you have recently opened. This list displays when you open an Office document without opening a document and on the “Open” screen, providing quick access to documents you open often.

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Most web browsers load Flash and other plug-in content as soon as you open a web page. Enable “click-to-play” plug-ins and your browser will load a placeholder image instead — click it to actually download and view the content.

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Skype doesn’t offer an obvious way to use multiple accounts at the same time. You don’t have to log out and log back in — you can sign into as many Skype accounts as you want via the web, Windows, Mac, or Linux Skype applications.

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