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The Golden Age of Shareware CDs

In the mid-late 1990s and into the early 2000s, you could purchase CD-ROM discs containing thousands of shareware apps, games, pictures, and otherwise. These CDs were gateways to numerous hours of cheap entertainment. Here’s …

How to Use Color Filters in Windows 11

Windows 11 includes built-in color filters that might help people with vision loss or color vision deficiencies. To set up a filter, all it takes is a trip to Accessibility options in the Settings app. Here’s how to use them….

How to Select Default Speakers on Windows 11

On your Windows 11 PC, you might have several different audio output devices hooked up, such as speakers, headphones, headsets, or otherwise. Here’s how to tell Windows 11 which sound device you want to use as the default for…

How to Uninstall an Application on Windows 11

If you don’t need an app anymore on Windows 11, it might be time to uninstall the program to save disk space (or de-clutter your Start menu). There are several ways to remove apps on Windows 11—we’ll show you the three easi…

How to Test Your Microphone on Windows 11

If a microphone connected to your Windows 11 PC is too loud, too quiet, or just not working, there’s a handy way to test your audio input device and check its input level in Windows Settings. We’ll show you how….

How to Zip and Unzip Files on Windows 11

In Windows 11, the ZIP file format compresses data and makes files smaller, which speeds up file transfers and saves disk space. You can also use ZIP compression to combine multiple files into one compact package. Here’s how …
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