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How to recover files from a dead external drive

It's just like an internal drive, but with a case and a plug. If the files on that drive aren't backed up, you could have a disaster, but there may be some hope.

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How to save items for later on Facebook

No search? No problem. Just send the post to your saved section of Facebook and come back to it later.

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9 ways to make the most of Google Calendar for Android and iOS

Google's slick, modern-looking Calendar app for Android and iOS practically reads your mind as you're creating an event, suggesting times, people and places that you can quickly add with a tap.

How to create your own Google Analytics dashboards

The Google Analytics suite can be overwhelming to new or inexperienced users. This jump-start video guide to GA details how to use one of its most important features: dashboards.

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How to uninstall QuickTime for Windows

Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.

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How to add a contact to your Android home screen

Call or text that someone special right away thanks to these handy widgets.

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You can dual-boot Windows 7 with Windows 10, but there's a catch

You can dual-boot old and new operating systems, but if you upgraded to Windows 10, your old Windows 7 is gone. Here's how to start over.

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How to use Google Keep's new labels and Chrome extension

Keep has some new features that make Google's note-taking app easier to use on your PC.

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Your PC has malware! Here's how to remove it

Malware is designed to stay put. You should be able to get rid of the malicious code with these steps.

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Word tutorial: Clean up a messy document's formats and styles using macros

You have a long, messy Word document, with a bunch of formats and styles that are just plain wrong. With Word macros, you can fix them all by recording each fix and running them as much as you need. We'll show you how.

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How to use Google Drive's selective sync

This new feature to Google Drive finally gives you a say in what content gets synced to your PC.

Windows 10’s hidden hard drive partitions: How to find them, how to remove them

Your Windows PC came with one or two partitions you're not supposed to touch, and upgrading to a new Windows version just creates more. You might be able to get back a little storage space, if you tread carefully.

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10 tips for getting started with iMovie for iOS

Splice together your iPhone & iPad videos with slick-looking transitions, add titles, lay down custom soundtracks, and more.

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10 supremely useful Microsoft OneNote add-ins and tools

OneNote becomes even more powerful at organizing your life when its connected to the right add-ins and services.

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How to use Facebook Messenger bots on your PC

Facebook Messenger bots from CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Miss Piggy, and others are ready to chat you up—whether your phone supports them or not.

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3 quick fixes for your Windows Store problems

Ugh, the Windows Store. Some days you just want to forget it exists. Here are three quick fixes for when the Windows store is not working.