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  Move and Relocate the Spotlight Search Window in M...

The Spotlight search window can be moved around screen in modern versions of Mac OS X, which is great if you want to move the Spotlight window away from something that it’s obstructing, or perhaps because you’d rather it be in the corner of the display then in the middle of the Mac screen.

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  How to Clean Up Windows 10 With the Refresh Window...

Microsoft's Refresh Windows tool can rid your Windows 10 PC of junkware and return it to a clean, pristine state.

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  How to use Windows 10 Anniversary update's improve...

The Action Centre had a big makeover in Windows 10, and the Anniversary Update sees some welcome refinements that make it even more configurable, customisable and useful. One particularly clever new feature is the ability to sync notifications between your Windows-powered devices.

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  How to make an emergency USB toolkit

A life saving USB stick. An emergency USB toolkit of portable apps gives you everything you need to fix the damage and save the day.

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  30 time-saving Mac keyboard shortcuts

OS X and macOS Sierra includes Mac shortcuts for just about everything, so people who develop dexterous digits can make windows pop open and fly around the screen like they're hacking the Matrix or something. So your mission is clear: master the shortcuts below to save humanity from the robots.

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  Broken iPhone 7 home button? There is a fix for th...

If you break the home button on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, there’s a work around to ensure you can keep using your phone while you wait to get it fixed.

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  The most secure home computer ever built

In this era of information, the security is paramount. Nobody would possibly want their important data to fall into wrong hands. But even though unsecured hardware possesses no lesser threat, most of the time people take security measures only on the software end. ORWL is here to change that.

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  On the occasion of Ubuntus 12th birthday, - 10 unk...

12 years back, Linux was a geeks only domain. It was back in the year 2004 when a South African astronaut Mark Shuttleworth started this project to make €Linux for human being€. And since then, the world of Linux has changed forever.

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  Disable Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Remov...

If you have the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool installed on your machine, either by having installed it manually or because it shipped with Windows, you may have noticed already that it is sending out so called Heartbeat Reports after certain scans.

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  How will Microsoft fix bugs that security updates ...

Microsoft switched how updates are delivered to the client operating systems Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 -- and also server operating systems -- in October 2016.

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  Windows users face update bloat, and tough choices...

New cumulative updates for Windows 7 will swell to 500MB a month, Microsoft acknowledges
Windows 10's cumulative updates have ballooned in size, and a similar bloat will also affect the Windows 7 updates that Microsoft revamped this month.

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  How to Delete Your Facebook Account

If you're ready for a Facebook break, you have two options: deactivate or delete.

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Sun, 03 May 2015 - Will external drive compatible with Win8 be compatible with Win10?


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