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Windows is great at a lot of things. Handling its sound devices is not one of them. Despite the fact that most desktop PCs come with multiple sound output options (standard stereo, surround, front and rear, and so on), it’s still a pain to actually switch between them. Let’s see if we can change that.

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The PlayStation 4 Pro has a lot of benefits over its predecessor, like a significantly faster GPU—an update that was basically required in order for the console to push 4K content. But what about older games—shouldn’t they be able to take advantage of this increased performance, too?

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Whether you’ve just gotten married, no longer identify with your birth name, or just want to change the overly formal “Robert” to “Rob” on your profile, here’s how to change the name you’re using on Facebook.

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Whether you want to share photos with one friend or dozens of friends, set up a collaborative album where everyone can dump vacation photos, or even share your album with the whole world, iCloud Photo Sharing makes it easy to share your photos right from your iPhone or iPad.

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Microsoft will start rolling out Windows 10’s Creators Update starting April 11, but it will be a few months before every PC gets it. If you don’t want to wait, you can download the Creators Update from Microsoft right now.

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Is it time to sell or give away your old Mac? Or do you just want a fresh start to clean up your machine? Here’s how to securely delete all of your files, then install a fresh version of macOS.

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Why would you want to spend extra money on color-changing smart lights instead of regular, cheap LED bulbs? So you can use them to throw a killer party, that’s why. Here’s how to use your Philips Hue lights to turn your boring living room into club-style lighting.

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When you install the Windows 10 Creators Update, you may notice Command Prompt missing from the Power Users menu. Here’s how to get it back.

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Valve’s self-branded Steam Controller might just be the most exciting thing to emerge in video game inputs in a decade…but that doesn’t mean it’s intuitive to set up. Just as the double-touchpad design takes some getting used to, its software needs some serious tweaking by the end user.

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Google often thinks you want to know what traffic is like nearby, so it sends you a notification. While sometimes helpful, this can also be annoying—especially if you’re not going anywhere. Here’s how to completely disable traffic notifications on Android.

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There are many reasons you may want to remove a post from your Instagram account. Maybe it’s an old photo that doesn’t fit in with all the great photos you’ve been posting recently. Maybe a friend has asked you to remove it because they’re striking an unflattering pose, or maybe it just didn’t get enough likes. Whatever the reason, here’s how to do it.

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If you’ve ever browsed through Task Manager, you may have wondered why there are so many Service Host processes running. You can’t kill them, and you sure didn’t start them. So, what are they?

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At one time or another, all of us have had to force our computers to shut down by pushing and holding the power button down until they powered off. Is this mechanism hardware-based, firmware-based, or both? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question.

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Listen: I know you love your Google Chrome. You’ve got your massive collection of extensions, your favorite pinned tabs, and there’s even that colorful theme you added sometime in 2013. You’re comfy in Chrome. I get it.

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Before you head out the door, it would be handy to know whether you need a coat, or if you can skip it. To give you a quick indicator, you can set one of your Hue light bulbs to change colors when it’s too hot or too cold outside. Here’s how to set it up.

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If you’ve ever been denied access to a file or folder in Windows, chances are you need to take ownership of them with your user account. Here’s how.

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Google Assistant, originally a Pixel-exclusive feature, has now made its way to pretty much all Android devices. As a result, it’s harder to actually get to Now, since the default action has been hijacked by Assistant.

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Facebook, as a social network, is a bit crazy. You’re interacting with hundreds of people at the same time; your main connection being that you’ve probably met them at least once. Unless you have your page locked down, everyone from your “psychic” aunt to your high school buddies are free to weigh in on everything you say.

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