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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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How To: Always run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 10

There are many situations when we need to run Command Prompt with administrative rights, in order to perform certain changes or access system areas for which a regular Windows user doesn't have permissions. A simple solution would be to always run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 10. Which is entirely possible....

[Tip] Here’s how you can disable OneDrive in Windows 10

It is possible to disable OneDrive in Windows 10, even though it's a reliable cloud data service. Starting with Windows 8.1, OneDrive flawlessly integrates with the operating system. However, if you want to shut it down, it is possible. How to disable OneDrive in Windows 10 If you want to disable...

[Tip] Check supported WiFi speed of your wireless adapter in Windows 10

You might have a powerful internet connection but if you're connected via WiFi, it's only as powerful as your wireless adapter is. It's always a good idea to check supported WiFi speed of your wireless adapter, even if you're currently happy with your connection speed. This way you can ensure...

[Tip] Here’s how you can stop Windows 10 automatic updates

Windows 10 ensures that updates are automatically downloaded since having an up to date OS is one of the best ways to ensure your computer remains secure. It is possible to stop Windows 10 automatic updates but it's not a straightforward process. Microsoft is determined to give us those Windows...

[Guide] Find out who’s connected to your WiFi network

Modern routers provide strong security through the latest encryption algorithms but it's also up to you to choose a strong password. Regardless of your password strength it's always a good idea to find out who's connected to your WiFi network. If you spot any unknown devices, it's worth changing...

[Guide] Enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

It is now possible to enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. In case you were wondering this option lowers the round-trip delay and the latency in the start of the data transmissions as it opens successive TCP connections faster between clients and servers. I'm not going...

[Guide] Rename a network profile in Windows 10

When you connect to a network for the first time, Windows 10 will automatically create a network profile for it. The same process is used for both wired and wireless networks. While it's possible to rename a network profile in Windows 10,  the solution is not obvious. The network name...

How To: Fix Windows 10 limiting your Internet connection speed

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update seems to have brought its own set of problems along with new features. For example, the Internet connection speed appears to be noticeably reduced for many users that installed the Anniversary Update. If such is your case, and your Internet speed has suddenly decreased after upgrading...

How To: Use Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10

Back when Windows 10 was launched, Wi-Fi Sense quickly became controversial among users because it allowed sharing WiFi network login information between Windows 10 machines. This was seen as a security risk (although it was actually safe) so in the end, Microsoft removed it when the Anniversary Update was...

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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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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...