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[Guide] Enable update restart notifications in Windows 10

Windows 10 has a useful feature that notifies you about scheduled restart times necessary to complete the installation of system updates. If you decide to enable update restart notifications in Windows 10, they will ensure you're not taken by surprise when the system needs to reboot your computer. When updates...

PrivaZer: Powerful tool for maintaining computer privacy and system performance

When it comes to PC cleanup tools, there’s a pretty good collection of software that users can choose from. Even so, it doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvements. PrivaZer is a free utility that aims to removes usage traces that might compromise privacy and security, but through its...
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How To: Disable Microsoft’s new tracking service

The reactions to Windows 10 have been quite entertaining to watch thus far, ranging from overly enthusiastic users who adore Microsoft’s new OS to the almost-conspiracy-nuts who think that every single part of Windows 10 has been designed to watch over them. Most of us lie somewhere in the...

[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...

How To Clear Activity History in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Cortana collects your activity history and uses it for the feature called "let you pick up where you left off". If you're a privacy-conscious user, you can clear Activity History in Windows 10, starting with "Redstone 4" version 1803. For the sake of privacy and security, it's...

How To: Connect your Windows 8.1 Device to a Wireless Network via WPS

If you want to connect to a network quicker with your Windows 8.1 device, you should probably use the WPS feature, which is available in all wireless routers. Let's find out how you can do this. General Info about WPS The WPS or Wi-Fi Protected Setup is a wireless network standard....

Quick Heal Antivirus Pro: Proactive defense for your PC

Quick Heal Antivirus Pro is an antivirus security suite that can protect your computer from all kinds of infections from both online and offline sources in real-time. A free, fully featured trial is offered by the developers. Installation & Requirements To install the application, the user has to first obtain the...
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How To: Unblock files in Windows 10

Windows 10 has a lot of security measures in place that will protect you from a variety of threats, including files that may harm your system once you actually open them. The problem is that no security system is flawless and Windows may block a file that you know...

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...
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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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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...