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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 Boot into Safe Mode on Windows 11

If you’re having trouble starting your Windows 11 PC, it might help to reboot into safe mode, which temporarily disables drivers and features to make your PC more stable. Here’s how to do it.

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…

Microsoft Start Kicks Microsoft News to the Curb

There’s no shortage of ways to keep up on the latest news. Microsoft wants to remind you that it can bring you the news with the introduction of Microsoft Start. This helpful tool merges the MSN feed and Microsoft News into o…

How to Take a Screenshot on a Dell Laptop

Need to grab a screenshot? Once you find where the Print Screen key is on your Dell laptop or desktop, taking screenshots is as easy as pressing that key. We’ll show you how to find that key and use it to capture screenshots….

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….
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