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  General Tip Tip -  How to prevent others from recovering your files from a formatted drive   

If you format your drives using the "Quick Format" option, the files on the drive won't actually be over-written as the drive is formatted. Instead, only the "pointers" to the files are wiped out, leaving the files themselves intact and easily recoverable.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Sort Files by Date on Mac   

Many Mac users sort their files by name and type, but one of the most useful ways to sort files is by date. The Mac Finder allows for various different date based sorting options for files, documents, applications, and folders, and they're all typically best utilized in the Finder List view.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Windows 10 Taskbar not hiding? Here is the fix!   

The Windows 10 taskbar is probably displayed on most users systems all the time. The core reason for that is likely that many are unaware that the taskbar can be hidden, and that others prefer a less dynamic interface.

Hiding the taskbar makes room for a tiny bit of extra space on the desktop that application windows may use, and if you like your desktop clean and tidy, you may find that it looks better as well.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Disable the annoying Set up OneDrive popup on Windows 10   

If you have upgraded a Windows PC already to the Windows 10 Creators Update, or installed this version on a PC, you may have noticed quite a few changes that come with it.

One of these is that you may get a "Set up OneDrive" popup when you open save or load file dialogs, or click on the OneDrive icon in File Explorer directly.

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Published on April 30, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  How to open Control Panel in Windows 10   

While Microsoft is taking steps to move most of the Windows settings to the Settings app, many users still feel the need to access the classic Control Panel, as most of the useful settings are still housed there. While there may many ways to open the Control panel, I will list below some of the convenient ways of doing it.

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Published on April 22, 2017 by James Calkins
  Win 10 Tip -  Windows 10: Add Safe Mode to Boot Options in Windows 10   

If you have a problem with your PC, you can troubleshoot by starting it in safe mode. Safe mode starts Windows with a minimal set of drivers and services. If a problem doesn't reappear when you start your PC in safe mode, you can eliminate the default settings and basic device drivers and services as possible causes.

Because the typical F8 Option that once worked for the majority of users in Windows 7, it's a good idea to add Safe Mode as a Boot Option. Most users will set the default time to 10 seconds rather than leave it at 30 seconds.

As always, be careful and attentive when working on your computer.

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Published on April 22, 2017 by James Calkins
  Chrome Browser Tip -  Google Chrome Themes   

How can a browser be complete without themes? Themes make Chrome look beautiful, sometimes jazzy, and sometimes crazy.

The Chrome Web Store hosts tonnes of themes that you can browse through and download for free. Find a Google Chrome theme of your choice here.

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Published on April 20, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  How to add the Control Panel to the Start Menu in Windows 10   

It's quite easy to add a tile for the Control Panel right to the Start Menu itself so you can quickly launch it whenever you need it. Here's how:

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Published on April 20, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Clean Caches and Temporary Files from Mac OS   

Some Mac users may want to clear caches and clean out temporary files from Mac OS. Caches and temporary files can include things like web browser cache and history, messaging cache, app specific temp files and caches, partially completed downloads, and much more.

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Published on April 20, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  All Platforms Tip -  Is that empty ink cartridge really empty?   

If you use an inkjet printer you're probably well aware of just how expensive it is to replace your empty ink cartridges. It's absolutely ridiculous how much they cost these days!

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Published on April 15, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
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