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Freelance journalist (and sometimes humorist) Lincoln Spector has been writing about tech longer than he would care to admit. A passionate cinephile, he also writes the Bayflicks.net movie blog.
How to partition a hard drive
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How to partition a hard drive

Partitions allow you to segment a single drive for separating programs from files or installing a second OS.
2 years ago
What to do when your ethernet won’t connect
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What to do when your ethernet won’t connect

A wired connection should be simple plug-and-play, but all too often that's not the case. Here's what to do if your ethernet connection seems dead.
2 years ago
If you forgot your Windows admin password, try this
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If you forgot your Windows admin password, try this

That Windows admin password is pretty important. If you lose track of it, though, all is not lost. You just have to wiggle in through the virtual back door.
3 years ago
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How to get out of Windows Safe Mode

Safe Mode is a useful tool, but it's meant to be temporary. If your Windows computer is stuck in Safe Mode, these instructions will help get it out.
4 years ago
How to boot into Windows 10’s Safe Mode
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How to boot into Windows 10’s Safe Mode

Sometimes you have to boot your computer into Windows' stripped-down Safe Mode. But with Windows 10, that gets complicated.
4 years ago
How to create and restore an image backup in Windows 10
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How to create and restore an image backup in Windows 10

Windows 10's image backup can protect your Windows configuration. Learn how to make one of your entire drive. And, should disaster strike, learn how to restore Windows from that backup.
5 years ago