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How to set up a VPN in Windows

Step-by-step instructions for configuring the built-in VPN client in Windows 7 and Windows 10.

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How to test how much Spectre and Meltdown hurt your PC's performance

Six steps to find out how much performance you lost from the Meltdown and Spectre patches

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How to create an insane multiple monitor setup with three, four, or more displays

The more displays your computer has, the better—but there are considerations to keep in mind as you move into extreme multi-monitor setups for enhanced productivity and gaming.

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How to register your own domain name

Reserve a website name before someone else beats you to it. Here's how to do that using a domain name registrar service.

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How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 doesn't play DVDs by default, but this free program can help.

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How to create custom Input & Error Messages In Excel

In Excel, custom input or error messages explain the rules for each field to prevent data-entry errors. Here's how to set them up in a spreadsheet.

How to set up two monitors for double the screen real estate

Whether you're using a desktop or laptop PC, a dual-monitor setup is an easy upgrade that pays big returns in productivity.

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How to take a screenshot on any Android phone

Once an arduous task, taking a screenshot is a snap—no pun intended—on modern Android phones. Here's how to do it on your phone.

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How to build a PC: A step-by-step guide

Wondering how to build a PC? Our comprehensive guide can help you through the entire process, from installing the CPU and the Windows operating system, to proper cable management.

3 Ways to take a screenshot on Android

3 Ways to take a screenshot on Android

Whether or not your Android phone has a home button, here’s how to take a screenshot.

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How to customize Excel Conditional Formatting

Excel's conditional formatting lets you customize how your data displays, from changing colors and shading to adding icons and more. Here's how it works.

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Speed up Windows 10 for free: Tips for a faster PC

Give your Windows PC a free performance boost with these 9 tips.

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Photoshop Text Effects: Adding Styles to fonts

Photoshop Text Effects, also called Styles, are an essential skill for adding splashes of color, texture and more to fonts on a page. Here's how to do it.

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Excel percentage formulas: Percentage of total, percent increase or decrease, sales tax and more

Excel percentage formulas can get you through problems large and small every day. We'll walk through several examples, including turning fractions to percentages, and calculating percentage of total, increase, or decrease.

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How to set up your new computer

Set up your new computer the right way by performing these crucial tasks.

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Excel Pivot Tables: How to create better reports

The pivot table is a collection of tools that Excel uses to create reports from complex, multi-file spreadsheet data. Here's how to generate reports for single tables