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How to Validate and Remove Fonts on a Mac

The humble font isn’t as humble as you might think, especially on a Mac. Fonts are more like plug-ins than you’d imagine, and because they’re loaded by macOS and the apps that run on it, a bad font can have ...

How to Roll Back a Driver in Windows

Updating a driver on your PC doesn’t always work out well. Sometimes, they introduce bugs or simply don’t run as well as the version they replaced. Luckily, Windows makes it easy to roll back to a previous driver...

How to Reset the Printing System on Your Mac

Printers are notorious for failing frequently. A quick restart of the printer or computer usually fixes most intermittent issues, but occasionally it’s best to reset your printing settings and reinstall the printer comp...

Fix: What to Do If Spotify Keeps Pausing On You

I’m a huge fan of Spotify, but I recently encountered a really annoying—and apparently common—bug. No matter what playlist, artist, or album I was listening to (whether on my iPhone, Mac, or Sonos), Spotify would pause ...

How to Perform a Clean Boot in Windows

Modern computers come loaded with hundreds of processes and services designed to make the operating system run smoothly. Sometimes when you install a program or service, they may interfere with crucial services, resulting in ...

How to Put Your iPhone or iPad into DFU Mode

iPhones and iPads are pretty good at recovering automatically when they experience issues. Still, there are times when they need a helping hand. We’ve talked before about some basic troubleshooting steps for when your d...
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