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How To: Delete and/or disable chat history on Google Hangouts

Since Hangouts have become quite popular now, I figured it is a good time to know more about your privacy when it comes to chatting there. First and foremost, everyone needs to know how to delete and disable their chat histories, especially if they use Hangouts on shared computers....
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How To: Play SecuROM and SafeDisc games in Windows 10, 8.1, 7 and Vista

Microsoft’s decision to drop support for SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM with Windows 10 was met with applause from the gaming world, even if the decision came very late indeed. After all, Microsoft’s decision concerned the fact that these two types of DRM posed security risks for Windows as a...
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How To: Disable Telemetry and data collection in Windows 10

In a previous post, we explored the Windows 10 privacy settings in-depth and a recurring theme that most users are uncomfortable with is telemetry. Microsoft’s new OS collects all kinds of information on how you use the system, which apps you have installed and more. Windows Home and Pro users...

How To: Set Skype for Windows to hide your IP address

With all the security features built into Skype, the popular video and voice chat app is still suffering from a pretty important vulnerability. For years, Skype would make your IP address visible to others and in new versions, Microsoft did try to fix the problem as they set the app...
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How To: Stop Windows 10 Updates from downloading automatically

Traditionally, Microsoft has allowed its Windows users to choose whether they want to receive updates or not but that is yet another thing that has changed with Windows 10. In the latest version of its operating system, Microsoft has opted for a mandatory update system like the ones found...
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How To: Delete your Microsoft accounts [Windows 10]

If you created a Microsoft account for the sole purpose of using Windows 10 but have since decided against it, there is no reason to fret. Deleting your Microsoft account completely may take up some of your time but in the end you will be able to use a...

How to: Track, Lock and Wipe your iPhone, iPad or Mac

Apple offers the best product-tracking service in the market. Whether you are an iPad, iPhone or Mac owner, you can use Apple's tools to remotely track down your device, lock or wipe it. These features are so efficient, that you could remotely manipulate your device, even though it has...

How To: Use Windows Defender in Windows 8 & 8.1

Windows Defender is an antispyware/antimalware, which is included in all Windows versions. Although this program was just a basic malware scanner in Windows 7, it has become a very reliable virus scanner with many great features. For instance, it alerts you, when a spyware attempts to install itself or...

[Guide] Disable Cortana in Windows 10 after Anniversary Update

After the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it looks like Cortana is here to stay whether you like it or not. Microsoft seems determined to makes us use Cortana or at least keep her enabled on our systems. She also prefers the Microsoft Edge browser and Bing search engine over anything...
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How To: Disable the Open File – Security Warning window

The “Open File – Security Warning” dialog is one of the many security measures set in place by Microsoft to prevent users from being infected by malicious software. It provides yet another warning that the file you are trying to open might contain malware so that some users might...

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6 Of the best photo editing apps for Android

If you want to perform some advanced photo editing, your best bet is to do it on a computer but even image editing apps...

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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...