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How to Properly Reset Your Computer’s CMOS

CMOS (stands for Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor) is one of the internal parts of your computer that serves as a memory used to store your computer’s BIOS or UEFI configuration. This configuration controls what your computer does on boot. If your PC’s BIOS got messed up due to failed overclocking setup or if your system won’t …



How to Generate a List of All Installed Programs in Windows

If you’re planning to reinstall your Windows system, things will be a lot easier if you have a list of all the installed software. Reinstalling your computer system for whatever reason can be a pain in the neck to reinstall it without missing even the ones that are occasionally used. This article will show …



How to Remove Unwanted Files From the Other Storage Category on Your Mac

The “Other” storage category on Mac computers contains plug-ins, documents, and caches stored by OS X. It’s worth noting that these files aren’t normally harmful or wasteful to your computer’s system; most are intended to help your Mac run efficiently, and ideally, you shouldn’t ever have to clear out your Other files. Unfortunately, they …



What to Do If Your MacBook is Not Charging

One good example of genius engineering is the Apple MagSafe charger. It uses magnets to secure a connection between the MacBook and the charger to prevent any potential catastrophic accidents. However, there are instances when your MacBook will simply refuse to charge. This article will help you troubleshoot your MacBook if it’s not charging …



What to Do If the Action Center is Not Working on Your Windows 10 PC

One of Windows 10′s best features is the improved Action or Notification Center. Because of it, all the system and individual app notifications can be accessed in one place, which means you don’t have to worry about missing any notifications. You can also dismiss them any time, if you want.
However, there are instances …



How to Log In to Your Windows 10 PC Automatically

Aside from the regular account password, Microsoft provides other methods like Windows Hello, PIN security, picture password, and dynamic lock. These sign-on options make it easy for the user to unlock and start using their computer quickly. However, as good as these options are, there are times when you want Windows to log you …



How to Completely Disable Internet Explorer in Windows 10

Most Windows users probably forgot about Internet Explorer simply because they opt not to use it anymore. And considering that Windows 10 comes with Microsoft Edge as its default browser, getting rid of Internet Explorer is actually not an easy thing to do. That’s because Windows 10 comes with Internet Explorer preinstalled. Good thing …



How to Create a Network Backup in Windows 10

One of the most important things that most PC users take for granted is backing up their PCs. People’s excuses may vary — whether it’s time consuming or the storage is too expensive. Now, the only excuse one may have is laziness, because storage is extremely cheap, and operating systems have all kinds of …



How to Get Rid of Notification and System Sounds in Windows 10

With each new version of Windows that comes out, the continuous evolution of its notifications still doesn’t fail to create some sort of annoyance to its users. This article aims to guide Windows users on how to shut these notifications off completely, and instead rely on the notification window that slides out of the …



What to Do In Order to Delete a Locked File in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you simply can’t do anything whenever you encounter a locked file or folder — you cannot open it, move it, or even delete it without the correct password. For folders that you didn’t lock, finding the password often isn’t an option. You can’t open these folders, but you can delete them, …



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