How To Disable Automatic Computer Maintenance in Windows 10

While there are numerous third-party computer maintenance and optimization tools, Windows 10 has a set of built-in ones. In fact, it's designed to perform various maintenance tasks whn your PC is turned on but you're not using it. The Computer Maintenance task includes several operations for PC optimization and cleanup...

Remove the Share option from Windows 10’s context menu

Windows 10's context menu (a.k.a. the menu that pops up when you right-click an item) is designed to make our life's easier. While this feature can certainly be useful, it is possible to remove the Share option from Windows 10's context menu. When you right-click on a file in Windows...

How To Set Up a VPN Connection in Windows 10

There are various reasons why you'd need to set up a VPN connection in Windows 10. However, the most important one is probably security-related. A VPN will ensure all sent and received data is encrypted, making it safe again malware, hackers, and other unauthorized third-parties that might try to...

How To Find a router’s IP address in Windows 10

If you ever need to access your router's settings this is usually done by entering its local IP address in a web browser. For this reasons, you might need to find a router's IP address in Windows 10. Not all routers use the same IP address, but don't worry...

Disable automatic Chrome updates in Windows

Google Chrome receives regular updates and like with any other app they're purpose is to add new features, fix bugs and patch security vulnerabilities. Chrome's default behavior is to update automatically, sparing us the hassle of doing it manually. In theory, updates are a good thing but they don't always...

Add ‘Open With’ option to the context menu for any app in macOS

If you'd want to edit the context menu in Windows, you'd need to do it by tweaking the system registry. Luckily, things are a bit easier on macOS. One of the things you can do without too much effort is to add 'Open With' option to the context menu for...

[Guide] Ignore a public WiFi network on macOS

Right now we have public WiFi almost everywhere: parks, coffee shops, trains, gyms.....you name it. It's certainly convenient since it lets us use our monthly data plans less except when it comes to security - after all, public WiFi is only free, not necessarily safe. For this reason, you...

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...

How To Remove Ransomware for Free from your PC

Ransomware is one of the scariest types of malware because it will either lock computer access or encrypt your files asking you to pay a fee if you want to get back your files and/or PC access. As intimidating as this may sound, it is possible to remove ransomware...

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...

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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...