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  How to Make Stunning Video Presentations with Spar...

Adobe has quietly launched a new suite of web apps that, among other things, will let you use Adobe Voice inside your desktop browser. The suite, known as Adobe Spark, includes tools for creating video stories, magazine-style web pages and typography posters (think of Typorama but for the web).

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   Make Chrome great again: Performance and memory t...

Chrome has come a long way since its first beta was released in 2008. Currently sitting at the top of the desktop and mobile market share charts, Google’s browser is flexible, feature packed, and cross-platform. But for all its popularity Chrome is also notorious for its habit of consuming a lot o... Show More
  How to Get Rid of “Suggested Apps” in Windows ...

Microsoft introduced what they call the “Microsoft Consumer Experience”, which includes some rather annoying “suggestions” in the Start menu–both on the left side, under your apps, and on the right side as live tiles. If you want to turn these things off, you have a few options.

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  Best Free Software Downloads for Windows 10/8/7

Finding high quality, free software for Windows is easy, but remember to watch out when installing to avoid other programs or toolbars.

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  Easy Linux Tips Project

Congratulations, you have installed a brand new Linux Mint 18 Sarah, with the Mate desktop! What's best for you to do, first of all? And after that checklist is completed, it may be fun to travel around the site for other tips for Linux.

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  Windows and Slow Copying of Files to other Locatio...

One of the most common complaints about newer versions of Windows is the slow copying speed, especially when transferring lots of files over the network. If you want to speed up your copying or if you regularly transfer large amounts of data and have to stop the process to perform some other disk-in... Show More

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  What's the best Windows uninstaller?

Standard Windows uninstallers often leave your PC cluttered with unwanted files, orphaned Registry keys and assorted other leftovers. You could try to avoid this issue with a third-party uninstaller, which scans your system to find and remove everything the regular uninstaller has missed. There’s ... Show More
  5 No-Coding Tools to Build a Personal Web Site for...

You already represent yourself in various ways on the web, be it your social networks or your company’s profile. But no matter who you are or what you do, it’s time to have a single portfolio online. The good news is that you don’t need any coding skills to make a beautiful personal site.

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  The Most Popular Free Anti-Ransomware Tools

With the different types of ransomware emerging and evolving on a daily basis, a need for better protection against such viruses arises. A more specific kind of protection is always necessary, in addition to any anti-malware tools. The following article is going to introduce you to anti-ransomware t... Show More
  Crypto-ransomware attacks increase five fold

Ransomware has become a big problem in recent years, particularly crypto-ransomware, which encrypts data on users' systems. New research by Kaspersky Lab looking at how it’s evolved over the last two years points to just how big.

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  Which browser is the fastest?

Which browser is the fastest? When Google introduced Chrome, one area the company put a lot of emphasize on was performance. Google ran benchmarks regularly showing that the browser's performance was way better than that of other browsers such as Firefox or Internet Explorer which were dominating th... Show More
  Use Powerline Adapters as an Alternative to Wirele...

When Wi-Fi alone can’t manage your streaming-media needs, a network using your home’s electrical wiring can often help. HomePlug AV2 MIMO powerline networks—the latest and fastest version of the HomePlug standard—are fast and easy to set up: You simply plug one adapter into a free power outl... Show More

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Mon, 12 May 2014 - Is it a good idea to download and use a free windows boot cd-rom?

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It would be illegal to use a "free" version of windows from the net - it is to buy from Microsoft. But if you have a legal copy of windows on your computer you can make a bootable disk from the system

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How to disable winsat in Windows 10?

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To turn it off: Start > Task Scheduler (taskschd.msc) Find Task Scheduler (Local) Task Scheduler Library Microsoft > Windows > Maintenance Right click WinSAT Select disable.

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Do you recommend an an antivirus program to replace Defender W10 ?

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Windows Defender is very good IF you practice "Safe Computing". If however you visit unsafe sites, open every attachment that is sent you from unknown sources, install every program you find, visit sites that have a great deal of popups etc., There is NO AV that will protect you. Personally I use Windows Defender only and have NEVER had a problem.

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