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  How to Create a Folder for All o...

Works with: Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

Want a quick way to access all of the apps on your PC from the desktop? You can create a folder with links to all of your installed programs—both Windows apps and desktop software. Here’s how.

Launch the desktop and right-click any empty spot on it. Fr... Show More
  How to Reinstall Windows Without...

Every time you format and reinstall your PC, you have to activate Windows again, which can sometimes be a pain once you’ve done it too many times. Here’s how to backup and then restore the activation status.

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  If your personal information is ...

It's important to protect your personal information, and to take certain steps quickly to minimize the potential damage from identity theft if your information is accidentally disclosed or deliberately stolen:

Place a "Fraud Alert" on your credit reports, and review those reports carefully. Notif... Show More
  Five Really Simple Tricks and Ti...

After you work with PCs for a while, you learn some really simple tricks that solve many of the problems that plague PC users. These tricks are not in any instruction book but they work in a surprising number of situations. Here are five that I have used over and over. They are probably well known t... Show More
  Fixing an “Item can’t be mov...

Deleting files and folders from the Mac is usually as simple as dragging the item to remove into the Trash can, but on rare occasions things don’t quite go as planned.

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  How to Wake Up With Windows

Want Windows 8.1 to wake you up tomorrow morning? It can do just that, courtesy of its new Alarms app.

From the Start screen, click on the down arrow to switch to the Apps screen and select the tile for Alarms. You’ll see an alarm set for 7:15 a.m. for each weekday. To change that, click on the... Show More
  The Best Tips for Speeding Up Yo...

If your computer has started to slow down, there are many options for speeding it up. Below, we show you some of the best tips for speeding up your PC, some from previous HTG articles and some described here.

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  Understanding Types of CDs

CDs, or "Compact Discs," are used for audio and data storage. When formatted for audio, a CD will hold about 80 minutes worth of audio. For data storage, a CD's capacity is roughly 700 MB. While they used to be a mainstay for data storage, their relatively small capacity (compared with today's hard ... Show More
  How to Make an OS X Yosemite Boo...

Now that OS X Yosemite is available, many users may wish to create a bootable installer drive from something like a USB flash thumb drive or another disk. This allows for several things, the ability to upgrade multiple Macs without having to re-download the installer, the ability to perform a clean ... Show More
  How to Calculate in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 still includes the traditional calculator that you access from the Windows desktop, but now you can also do some calculating within the Modern UI without having to make the trek to the desktop. From the Start screen, simply click on the down arrow to take you to the Apps screen, then sel... Show More
  How To Migrate Windows 7 to a So...

If the thought of reinstalling Windows and all your favorite apps has kept you from upgrading to a Solid State Drive (SSD), we’re here to help. Read on as we show you how to migrate Windows 7 to a speedy new SSD without reinstalling everything.

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  A secret shortcut to use Emoji i...

Emoji are the cute little smileys and emoticons that originated in Japan and have grown popular around the world since they became available on the iPhone. Here’s a neat trick for using Emoji on the Mac in OS X Mavericks.

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  Using Windows DVD Maker

Built into Windows is a utility called the Windows DVD Maker. As the name implies, it allows you to create a video DVD from your existing videos and digital photos. The utility even lets you have menus, a scene selection page, and allows a slide show with music.

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  How to Sync the Background Image...

Windows 8.1 offers more background choices for the Start screen than you’ll find in its predecessor. You can pick from a healthy array of images, colors, and accents. And best of all, you can equip the Start screen with the same background that populates your desktop and even keep the two in sync.... Show More
  Stop. Think. Click: Seven Practi...

1. Protect your personal information. It's valuable.

2. Know whom you're dealing with.

3. Use anti-virus and anti-spyware software, as well as a two-way firewall, and update them all regularly.

4. Be sure to set up your operating system and Web browser software properly, and update them reg... Show More

 

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  Samsung delivers fix for SSD slo...

Some EVO drives are experiencing read slowdowns with older data. One of Samsung's most affordable consumer solid-state drives is experiencing read slowdowns with older data, a problem the company has now addressed with a firmware upgrade and installation guide.

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  How to set up Family Sharing fro...

You can use your Mac to set up Family Sharing if you've upgraded to Yosemite. Learn where to find the feature and how to set it up.

Read more at: http://cnet.co/1sIlcsl
  Microsoft yanked SHA-2 patch KB ...

After yanking botched patch KB 2949927, which failed to install on some machines, Microsoft is now warning users to uninstall the update -- even though there has been no mention of problems after the patch is installed.

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  Free version of ad-blocking prog...

AdMuncher is an ad-blocker that runs independent from any web browser which may make it interesting to users who want ads blocked in all programs and not just a web browser.

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  All the National Chains That Off...

Sometimes, you just need to quickly grab some free Wi-Fi while you're walking through town. You probably know that nearby coffee shops offer Wi-Fi, but tons of retailers and restaurants offer it too—you just need to know where to look.

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  How to Fix OS X Yosemite's Bigge...

Yosemite's here today and as seems to always be the case with Apple's new operating systems, it comes with a handful of annoyances alongside its new features. Don't worry though, most of the common annoyances can get fixed up with a few clicks.

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  Five Best Linux Desktop Environm...

Whether you're customizing your Linux install or choosing a distro to go with, one of your many options is the desktop environment you use. There are tons to choose from, all with different benefits and features.

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  Can't Sleep? 7 Apps to Help You ...

Smartphone and tablets can be a good way to pass the time; there's candy to crush, Twitter feeds to scroll through, and online quizzes to take. But when you're trying to get some quality shut-eye, holding a glowing gadget in front of your face might not be the best way to drift off to dreamland.

Re... Show More
  Microsoft Security Essentials Fo...

In the simplest terms possible, Microsoft Security Essentials is a free and powerful antivirus software that comes bundled with most Windows operating systems after the release of Windows 7.

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  Apple patches OS X to protect ag...

Apple, yesterday, issued a security update for OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion meant to protect Macs against possible POODLE attacks.

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  What happens to Windows 7 on Oct...

Microsoft is approaching the next cut-off date in Windows 7's lifecycle next month. Here's what is and isn't happening after October 31, 2014.

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  Advanced Services Manager for Wi...

Just like many other native Windows programs, the Windows Services Manager is a basic application that is easy to use but lacks advanced features.

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  A free upgrade every Mac user sh...

With its latest operating system, Apple is making all of its devices work more closely together, adding continuity features via iOS 8.1 that let you "handoff" a project or phone call from one device to the next.

Read more at: http://cnet.co/1sXUu0z
  The best new features in OS X Yo...

It's been in public beta for months, though iOS 8 got most of the attention. Now OS X Yosemite is here for your Mac.

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  Facebook’s Safety Check is a s...

When disaster strikes, we turn to our phones to find out if our friends and family are safe. But everyone else does too, and it can be impossible to call or text your loved ones when networks clog. So Facebook had an idea: Instead of reaching out to people one on one, why not just update social medi... Show More
 

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