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Open apps from unidentified developers on Mac OS X

Starting with Mac OS X Lion, Apple added a security feature called Gatekeeper that only lets us install apps from the Mac App Store. Obviously, the same feature doesn't let you open apps from unidentified developers on Mac OS X. While apps available in the Mac App Store adhere to...

Check who logged into your computer (and when)

Windows makes it easy to check who logged into a computer and when thanks to a feature called logon auditing. It tracks local and network logon events, and also shows which user account has logged on and at what time. Furthermore, logon auditing also monitors and displays logoff events. How to check...

6 Windows maintenance mistakes and how to fix them

Regardless how careful you are, you still need to perform some maintenance tasks for your Windows operating system at least once in a while. However, you might unknowingly make some common Windows maintenance mistakes. Things have changed with Windows 10, and other recent versions, so here's what you need to...

How To Remove ESET NOD 32 and Smart Security from Windows 10

These days having antivirus and antispyware protection on your computer is not optional. With Windows being such a popular operating system, it's also the number one target for malware, exploits and other types of attacks. ESET NOD 32 and Smart Security are among the well-known security products and they do...

What Is Windows 10 Antimalware Service Executable?

Antimalware Service Executable may raise questions if you spot it among the processes when you check your Task Manager in Windows 10. A persistent presence, it starts itself if you try to disable it from your Task Manager. It is quite lightweight, though, and does not consume many resources, or...

Tweak Windows Defender for Ultimate Performance

Windows Defender is Windows native antivirus that comes built-in in all OS versions. One of its advantages is it comes pre-loaded in your new PC, and you do not need to install and configure it. It is also quite a worthwhile antivirus app, and with proper approach you can...

[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: Enable or disable App Launch Tracking in Windows 10

Just like in older versions of the operating system, Windows 10's Start menu includes a "Most used" area for apps. Windows 10 monitors your frequently used apps to display in that section of the Start menu. Since this is a privacy feature, you might want to disable App Launch...

[Guide] Use location-based features without enabling location access in Windows 10

Windows 10 has several location-based features, which need to access your current location in order to work. If you're a privacy-conscious individual, there is a workaround which lets you use location-based features without enabling location access in Windows 10. If you don't mind Windows tracking your location you can enable...

How To: Sync settings in Windows 10

If you have multiple devices running Windows 10, you can easily sync all the settings. This includes passwords, web browser settings, notifications, device settings, and color schemes. If you want to sync settings in Windows 10, keep reading to learn how to customize it. Before you dive into this guide...

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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...