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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...

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...

Arcai.com’s Netcut-Defender: Keep your network safe and snappy

A common problem among tools that protect a user’s internet connection is that they are painfully slow some times. Arcai.com's Netcut-Defender, however, can both protect your connection and make it faster at the same time. Installation & Requirements The program’s setup is very straightforward and simply has you choose the destination...
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Portable WinSCP: A free SFTP, FTP and SCP client

Connecting to an FTP server is a hassle so you will always require a good client to do everything for you. Portable WinSCP aims to be that client by providing you with a simple but solid program for free. Installation & Requirements The installation really is quite simple, although you will...
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How To: Monitor your network usage in Windows 10

People who are subscribed to limited data plans are always looking at how much data they have used, keeping track of each and every single application so that they know when they are about to reach their plan’s limit. Others, like me, monitor network usage simply for the sake...

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...

[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...
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How To: Share drives in a local network

I have previously shown you how you can share your local drives using the Remote Desktop feature of Windows here. This is a fine option when you are away but when you want to share something in a local network, the process is much easier. This is brilliant nowadays...

How To: Set up a Homegroup in Windows 10

Microsoft's HomeGroup feature available in Windows 10 (and older versions as well) is a networking service that offers a simple way to share both files and printer connections. It comes with password protection to ensure the content you share with other network-connected computers remains secure. However, it also works with...
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How To: Limit profile size for network users

Managing users on a network comes with many responsibilities as you usually have to restrict them on a variety of subjects. One of the most important ones is space usage as a lot of people tend to get overzealous when given a computer and there are a lot of...

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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: 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...