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How to Zip (and Unzip) Files Using PowerShell

The ZIP file format reduces the size of files by compressing them into a single file. This process saves disk space, encrypts data, and makes it easy to share files with others. Here’s how to zip and unzip files using Power…

How to Copy or Move Files and Folders on Windows 10

Windows offers many ways to copy and move files. We’ll show you all the tricks for File Explorer, and how to use them in Command Prompt and PowerShell. You can even add “Copy to” and “Move to” to File Explorer’s context menus…

How to Disable the Insert Key on Windows 10

When you inadvertently press Insert on your keyboard, it toggles to Overtype mode. This means anything you type next will overwrite the text that follows the cursor. Fortunately, you can disable this annoying key in Windows 1…

9 Ways to Open PowerShell in Windows 10

PowerShell is a more powerful command-line shell and scripting language than Command Prompt. Since the release of Windows 10, it’s become the default choice, and there are many ways you can open it.

How to Open the Registry Editor on Windows 10

Windows and a lot of third-party applications store their settings in the registry. There are many options (particularly, those for Windows itself) that you can only change in the registry. Let’s open the Registry Editor so y…

How to Install PowerShell 7 on Windows 10

Microsoft announced PowerShell 7.0 on March 4, 2020. It’s the latest major update to PowerShell, Microsoft’s cross-platform command-line shell and scripting language. Here’s what’s new—and how you can install it on your Win…

How to Compare Documents in Google Docs

You can already see what’s changed in a file by reviewing the revision history in a Google Docs file, but now you can also do the same to two separate documents. Here’s how to use the Compare Documents tool….

How to Customize Microsoft Edge’s New Tab Page

The latest Microsoft Edge browser is based on Google Chrome’s Chromium software. Both browsers share many features, including the ability to customize the New Tab page that displays when you first launch the browser. Here’s h…

How to Delete Your Facebook Account

Facebook has long been known to take, store, and sell your data and continuously make you re-evaluate how the social network handles your privacy. Whether you want to take a small break or delete your Facebook account comple…

How to Use the Google Drive Progressive Web App

With Google moving from Chrome apps, Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) seem to be rapidly replacing them. YouTube Music, Google Maps, and Google Photos have all joined the ranks, and now Google Drive is on the list as well….

How to Set a Minimum Password Length in Windows 10

For your security, Microsoft already requires a minimum password length for all Microsoft accounts. Should you want to reinforce all local accounts, you can set a minimum password length for each user on Windows 10. Here’s ho…
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