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Windows Firewall Context Menu

How To: Add a context menu entry to block internet access to apps

We have already shown you various ways of restricting internet access in your computer through the Windows Firewall but these methods usually involve a lot of tampering and most users cannot be bothered. If you have a few programs that you regularly have to block and unblock from accessing...
Router Page

How To: Access your router

I have no doubt in my mind that everyone needs to know how to access their router's page, for a number of reasons. I am pretty sure that there have been plenty of times where your internet connection just dropped or that a guide told you to open a...

How to: Share Printers Between Linux, Windows and Mac PCs on a Network

All operating systems, despite their huge differences, can share their components, when they are part of a network. One essential category of components that can be shared between operating systems is printers. As a result, you could use just a printer for the need of all your computers, which...
Firewall Inbound Rules

How To: Block IP ranges in Windows Firewall

Windows Firewall is a surprisingly good utility. You really do not need another firewall usually and most users will not have one, unless you have installed a complete security suite. Although you can leave Windows Firewall to its own devices, you might want to block specific IP ranges. The...
Remote Desktop App

[Tutorial] Use Remote Desktop to connect to Windows 10 via Windows, Android, iOS, and OS X

The Microsoft-developed Remote Desktop utility did not always have the best reputation, mostly because competing products like TeamViewer have traditionally been better at handling remote connections, both in terms of performance and ease of use. Over the years, Microsoft has improved the utility and has also adds support for...

How To: Install & Use the Telnet Client in Windows 7 and 8.1

Telnet is a text-based network protocol, which allows you to gain access to remote computers over TCP/IP networks. It was created in 1968. This protocol was very popular, until the Internet broadband has started to rise. Nowadays, you will see only a few people around the world, who are...

What is Near Share in Windows 10 and How to Enable It

Windows 10 build 17035 introduces a new feature called Near Share.  If you're wondering what is Near Share in Windows 10, the way it works is pretty simple. It allows file sharing between your computer and other Windows 10 devices via Wifi or Bluetooth. Yes, we have homegroups and other...

How To: Create Advanced Rules in the Windows Firewall

  In case you would like to protect your PC from malware, which want to gain access to your personal data through the Internet, you can use Microsoft's firewall that is preinstalled in Windows. Windows Firewall is a great program, due to its various features and its multiple profiles. To...
VLC Playing

How To: Stream videos and music with VLC

VLC is just one of those apps that you can constantly discover new things about regardless of how much time you spend with them. The lightweight, open-source media player that supports everything can also be used to stream videos from your computer to a variety of other devices, including other...
CPU Usage

How To: Pause a process in Mac OS X

When you are running multiple programs at once, some of them might be quite heavy on the resources. There are actually a lot of processes that require a large percentage of the CPU in order to work at their full capacity, leaving you unable to do other things as...

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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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BrowsingHistoryView

How To: Export and save your browsing history

Most people rarely bother to delete their browsing histories, if ever, which means that they can always find webpages long forgotten in the chaos...