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Groove Music Song Properties

Groove Music: What can you do with Microsoft’s music app?

Almost every single person who owns a PC also has a favorite media application that they use for music. Whether you call that Winamp, Windows Media Player, VLC, Spotify, iTunes or whatever else, Microsoft wants you to call it something else: Groove Music. The revamped music app now comes...
Duplicates iTunes

How To: Remove duplicates from your iTunes

Duplicates in iTunes are a lot more common than you think. Of course, if you are an avid iTunes user, you probably already know that and I have no doubt that most of you have identified at least a couple of duplicates in the platform. If you do not...
Windows Media Player Subtitles

How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide to help you out. I have helped friends and family plenty of times by using the methods I will detail later but know that they...
VLC Playlists

How To: Play YouTube videos and playlists with VLC

In case you have not noticed already,VLC Media Player is one of my favorite programs ever. There is simply so much it can do while still maintaining a minimalistic feel and top notch performance that I find it irreplaceable. It is also pretty cool to show hidden little features to...
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How To: Disable or change Windows 7 sounds

One of the very first things I do when I get a new PC or just a new Windows installation is to disable the startup sound. I do not need an annoying sound telling me when my computer opens up, especially when it is 7 am in the morning...

How To: Enable loudness equalization in Windows

If you have been following our guides you will definitely know about volume normalization. Loudness equalization is similar but refers more to volume changes in the same track. It is a built-in feature of the operating system that anyone can enable and it will affect all sounds from your...
VLC Video Wallpaper

How To: Set a video as wallpaper with VLC

In case you are wondering, you have read the title correctly. You can use VLC to set a video (even an entire movie) as your wallpaper. Although this is not exactly a “useful” feature, it is still very cool so we thought we would share it with you. Note that...
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How To: Configure automatic volume adjustments in Windows

One of the default options in Windows when it comes to sound adjusting is to decrease the volume when specific things happen, like someone calling your computer through Skype or a similar program. However, this can also cause issues for some people so you might want to disable it....

How To: Install Windows Essentials

Windows Essentials is a suite of free programs. As this suite continued to evolve over the years, the free programs within, evolved too.  In this tutorial we will find out how you can download and install the programs that are included in this suite. Microsoft offers to Windows users a...

How To: Create Templates in Windows Journal & Send Journals via Email

Recently we learned how to use basic features of Windows Journal. For example, I showed you how you can create notes and customize them. Today you will learn how you can create your own Windows Journal templates. This method applies in both Windows 7 and 8. Windows Journal Templates As you...

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Best Bitcoin mining software for Windows

Cryptocurrencies are all the rage right now, and Bitcoin remains the most popular one. If you own a PC, there's nothing stopping you from...

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Windows Media Player Subtitles

How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide...