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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 …

What Is Bluetooth?

Bluetooth: You’ve probably seen it on your smartphone, tablet, Mac, or PC laptop, and you might know it has something to do with wireless communications or peripherals. But what is Bluetooth—and is it similar to Wi-Fi? We’l…

How to Open File Explorer on Windows 11

File Explorer is an essential part of Windows 11 that helps you manage your files and folders. But, if it’s not pinned to your taskbar, it isn’t always obvious how to launch it. Here are five easy ways to launch File Explorer…

How to Pause Windows 11 Updates

By default, Windows 11 checks for and installs updates automatically. If those automatic updates aren’t convenient for you, Windows lets you pause automatic updates for one week. Here’s how to do it.

How to Right-Click

You might have seen “right-click” mentioned while reading how-to instructions. But what does it mean? In some cases, it’s more than just clicking your right mouse button. We’ll show you how to right-click on several different…

How to Update Windows 11

When using a PC with Windows 11, it’s important to keep your operating system updated. Updates fix bugs, add new features, and protect you from malware by patching security vulnerabilities. Here’s how to keep Windows 11 up-to…

How to Check Your PC’s Specs on Windows 11

If you need to check your PC’s specifications—such as how much RAM or what type of CPU your machine has—while running Windows 11, it’s as easy as a trip to Settings. We’ll show you how to find these details….

How to Turn on Siri Captions on iPhone and iPad

If you’d like to always see what Apple’s virtual assistant Siri is saying written out on your screen—even if your iPhone or iPad isn’t on Silent mode—there’s a way to enable Siri captions. Here’s how to turn it on….

How to Turn On Bluetooth on Windows 11

Bluetooth is great for wirelessly connecting peripherals such as mice, keyboards, controllers, headsets, and more to your Windows 11. Here’s how to turn it on and make your first connection.
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