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How to find out if your PC is compatible with Linux

Can your PC run Linux? Probably. But here's how to find out for sure.

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How to cure Windows 10's worst headaches

These tips and tricks can help you overcome Windows 10's niggling hassles.

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How to encrypt and password-protect ZIP files the right way

You can protect the contents of a ZIP file, but unless you know the trick, you might as well not bother.

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The quick and easy way to find the best antivirus software

Need antivirus for your PC, but not sure which of the numerous programs to choose from? Let some independent test data be your guide.

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How to create a local account in Windows 10

Want to create a local account to use on your PC for yourself or other people in your home? Here's how to do that.

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How to reclaim your privacy in Windows 10, piece by piece

Windows 10 has deep cloud hooks and shares a lot of data with Microsoft in order to create a smart, seamless experience across devices. If you prefer to keep some privacy, here's how to disable all of it.

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How to install an Intel or AMD CPU in your computer

The CPU is the beating heart of your PC. Here's how to install it.

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How to use Windows 10's File History backup feature

Need a quick and easy way to back-up your personal files in Windows 10? Give File History a try.

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Your mobile IP address: Its safety is one thing, its privacy is another

Your mobile IP address isn't likely to be stolen. But you still need to take precautions.

How to use Dropbox's handy new browser-agnostic bookmarking feature

Dropbox's new drag-and-drop feature for the web app makes it easier to use Dropbox as a bookmarks repository.

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How to change Windows 10's default apps

Not feeling the love for Windows 10's default apps for music playback, web browsing, and so on? You can change them without breaking a sweat.

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How to merge SMS conversations in Google Hangouts

Hangouts can be your all-in-one messaging app, though the integration with texts, Google Voice, and Hangouts can be a little tricky.

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The easiest way to wirelessly get videos from your PC to your tablet

Basically, BitTorrent Sync is the answer for everything.