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How To Set Up a VPN Connection in Windows 10

There are various reasons why you'd need to set up a VPN connection in Windows 10. However, the most important one is probably security-related. A VPN will ensure all sent and received data is encrypted, making it safe again malware, hackers, and other unauthorized third-parties that might try to...

How To Find a router’s IP address in Windows 10

If you ever need to access your router's settings this is usually done by entering its local IP address in a web browser. For this reasons, you might need to find a router's IP address in Windows 10. Not all routers use the same IP address, but don't worry...

[Guide] Ignore a public WiFi network on macOS

Right now we have public WiFi almost everywhere: parks, coffee shops, trains, gyms.....you name it. It's certainly convenient since it lets us use our monthly data plans less except when it comes to security - after all, public WiFi is only free, not necessarily safe. For this reason, you...

How To Control the bandwidth used for updates in Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you set up your PC so it can download and upload system updates from and to other Windows 10 machines via the Internet and local network connections. This makes it possible to get Windows updates faster and the Fall Creators update adds the option to control...

Test your Internet speed from the command line

All major operating systems allow you to test your Internet speed from the command line. In fact, it's one of the quickest ways to do it. Yes, it's also possible to use a web browser instead, but using speedtest-cli is a nifty command that's worth knowing. Furthermore, it also lets...

[How To] Set a network to public or private in Windows 10

You have the option to set a network to public or private in Windows 10, just like in older iterations of the OS. However, starting with Creators Update, the options have been repositioned and the process is much quicker and easier. When you log into your user account for the...

How To: Make Cortana use Google Search

Cortana is not just one of Windows 10's most important features, it's also one of the most controversial. The fact it uses Bing and Edge by default only adds to that. While Windows 10 doesn't offer a way change these settings, it is possible to make Cortana use Google...

How To: Export Windows Firewall Policy in Windows 10

The Windows Firewall might be considered basic since it's built into the Windows operating system. However, it relies on many advanced features but at the same time it works out of the box, so users don't need to perform any kind of configuration unless they want to. A useful...

[Guide] Stop apps from accessing the Camera in Windows 10

The majority of modern laptops, tablets, and hybrid devices are equipped with a camera. The Windows 10 stock Camera app provides basic functions for image and video capture, as well as for all apps which might need to use your computer's camera. However, it's a good idea to know...
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Here’s how you can disable account syncing in Windows 10

By default Windows 10 syncs your account settings to all other Windows devices where you're logged in using the same Microsoft account. This is obviously extremely useful for many users, but if that's not your case, it is possible to disable account syncing in Windows 10. The synced data includes...

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Access age-restricted content on YouTube

YouTube is very careful when it comes to restricting content based on age. The limit depends on what's shown in the videos and the...

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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...