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  Email archiving software MailStore Home 10.1 is ou...

MailStore Home 10.1 is the latest version of the popular email archiving and backup software for Microsoft Windows devices.

The new version of the program features search improvements, and some other changes that are useful to users of the program.

Existing users may run a check for updates fr... Show More
  The Top 5 Android Browsers

When it comes to Android, did you know there are a ton of Android browsers out there to choose from? You do not need to just stick with the default Android browser these days, especially as more companies get into making mobile versions of their popular browsers. One good thing about Android is the ... Show More
  How to Wipe Your Hard Drive

Are you selling or giving away your computer? You may have already deleted personal files and information, or you may have reinstalled or reset Windows, thereby erasing your private data. Either way, you're not quite done. There's one important action you should take before you say goodbye to your o... Show More
  How to Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari for M...

Mac users have long been able to re-open a closed Safari tab by using a keyboard shortcut, but what if some time has passed, or what if you want to re-open a specific closed tab in Safari? It turns out the latest versions of Safari for Mac OS support a menu-based option to easily browse through a li... Show More
  Speed up Disk Cleanup System Files loading

The following tip provides you with information on how to speed up the loading of Disk Cleanup's "clean system files" option on Windows.

Disk Cleanup is a built-in tool on Windows devices that users may utilize to remove temporary data from the operating system.

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  How to reset your router username and password

There might come a time when you’ll need to log in to your router to change a setting or two, most likely the network key for the Wi-Fi connection. But what happens if you can’t log in because you forgot the router’s username and/or password?

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   learn Linux online.

This is a list of free Linux training courses. Some of these are just basic to introduce you to Linux while some can help you build a career with Linux.

These courses are available worldwide without any charges. All you need is a decent internet connection and the determination to learn Linux.

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  Manjaro: User-Friendly Arch Linux for Everyone

Arch Linux has never been known as a user-friendly Linux distribution. In fact, the whole premise of Arch requires the end user make a certain amount of effort in understanding how the system works. Arch even goes so far as to use a package manager (aptly named, Pacman) designed specifically for the... Show More
  The best Linux distro for developers?

Can there be a best Linux distro for web developers? Or, more generically, let€™s say can there be a best Linux distro for developers?
A lot of things like the programming language, tools used, support, availability of packages and speed of their update in the repositories and a host of... Show More
  Which is the best browser? Chrome vs Firefox vs In...

We put the web's three best browsers head to head. So which one comes out on top?

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  Microsoft completes modified version of Windows 10...

Microsoft could be on the verge of making greater headway in China after completing a modified version of Windows 10 for the Chinese government. The operating system has been banned for governmental use for some time despite the fact it is already available to consumers in the country.

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  Turn off most Windows 10 Ads with a double-click, ...

The following guide offers instructions on turning of all ads on Windows 10, and most of them with a simple double-click.

Not all Windows 10 users have seen advertisement yet on devices that run the operating system, but the number is certainly growing.

The main reason why it is growing is tha... Show More

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Can Office H&S2007particularly Xcel.2007 be installed on Windows 10?

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