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How to stream the 2014 World Cup

Thirty-two countries are headed to Brazil to find out who is soccer's world champion. We'll show you how to not miss a minute of the action this summer.

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Three different ways to save screenshots to OneNote

If you need to save a lot of screenshots, whether it's images, complete web pages, or desktop apps, OneNote has you covered. Here's how to use it.

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Troubleshoot a dead Internet connection

Can’t get an Internet connection? Follow these steps to find the problem.

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Locked out? Get back into Windows 8 by resetting your password

A forgotten password is no need for panic. There are several ways to get back into your Windows 8 PC if you've locked yourself out.

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Turn any browser tab into a basic text editor

Need to quickly take notes while you're browsing the web? Just copy this piece of HTML into an open browser tab and you'll be good to go.

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How to use your XBox One controller for your PC games

Here's how to download Microsoft's recently released Windows drivers for its Xbox One controller. Now the device can pull double duty as game input for both the console and your PC.

How Steam in-home streaming can turn your old laptop or Windows tablet into a PC gaming force

If your gaming rig and home network are up to snuff, you can stream Steam games to another PC (including Macs and Linux machines) or Windows tablet and play in other parts of your abode. Here's how to set it up.

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Can your ISP read what you send over Facebook?

Your Internet service provider knows an awful lot about you. But when you’re on Facebook, your ISP is the least of your privacy worries.

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How to tweak File Explorer and customize your Windows experience

Windows offers a ton of options to get the built-in File Explorer to behave exactly how you'd like.

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Save power: Don’t run your PC 24/7

Why waste electricity? Sleep, hibernate, or shut down your PC when you don’t need it.

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Turn old PC hardware into a home server with FreeNAS

FreeNAS can breathe new life into old hardware and sling files and media to networked devices all around your house.

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A beginner's guide to BitLocker, Windows' built-in encryption tool

Now that TrueCrypt is seemingly gone, here's how to get started with BitLocker, the encryption tool Microsoft built right into many versions of Windows.

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How to create 3D Worksheets in Excel 2013

Need to summarize a set of worksheets? Excel's 3D reference feature makes it easy.