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Stop Shutting Down Your Windows PC

If you’re in the habit of completely shutting down your Windows PC on a regular basis, you might be inconveniencing yourself unnecessarily. Windows 10 and Windows 11 include more effective methods of saving power—and they a…

How to Set Your Default Email App on Windows 10

Sending emails in Windows 10 is easy with the right email client, but what if you click an email link and the wrong app opens? Luckily, it’s easy to select a default email app in Windows 10’s Settings app. Here’s how to do it…

Where Are My Downloads on Windows?

If you’ve downloaded a file using Chrome, Edge, or Firefox on Windows 10 or 11, You can usually find it in a special folder called “Downloads.” Even if you saved the file somewhere else, we’ll give you some tips on where to l…

How to Change Your Microsoft Account Name

You might need to change your Microsoft Account name in Office 365 or Windows 11 for whatever reason. Luckily, it’s easy to do with a visit to a special Microsoft Account website. Here’s how.

How to Enable Wake-on-LAN in Windows 10 and 11

Wake-on-LAN (WoL) is an old-school technique that network administrators have used for years to remotely turn on PCs on the same network without sidling up to them. You can use it at home, too. Here’s how….

Windows 10’s November 2021 Update Is Here

It’s official: the Windows 10 November 2021 update, codenamedĀ 21H2, has arrived. And while it doesn’t bring very much in the way of new features, some people can still download it to your Windows 10 PC right now….

How to Generate SSH keys in Windows 10 and Windows 11

If part of your life includes logging in to a remote server be it for a self-hosted blog, a Nextcloud installation, or sending your latest changes to GitHub, you need SSH keys. In Windows 10 and 11 we are spoiled for choice w…

How to Undo (and Redo) on a Windows PC

If you’ve made a mistake on your Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC and would like to go back a step, it’s easy to use the built-in “Undo” command. Similarly, you can sometimes also perform a “Redo” action to restore what you just u…

How to Turn On a Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC

It may seem silly, but turning on a Windows 10 or Windows 11 PCĀ  is a necessary step to using your machine. Sometimes your PC won’t turn on when you expect it. How you fix it varies based on the type of PC you have, and we’l…

How to Map a Network Drive on Windows 10

Creating a mapped network drive allows you to quickly access files and folders on a shared network as if they were on your local machine. Fortunately, Windows 10 lets you map network drives in just a few simple steps….
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