Tag Archives: Windows

How To Check GPT Or MBR in Windows 10 And Convert Them

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MBR was first introduced by IBM in the year 1993 which instantly became a popular way to partition disk drives. MBR has two limitations which resulted in its demise. You cannot partition disk drives larger than 2TB and you cannot create more than 4 logical partitions. This is why Windows …

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How Many Cores Does My CPU Have? A Guide For All OS

How Many Cores Does My CPU Have

The CPU is the main unit of your computer whether you are using a Mac or an Android. It does all the heavy lifting when you are gaming or just browsing. If your system has more cores, it means it can handle more processes at the same time. This will …

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How to Enable Telnet Server in Windows 10

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Telnet is the oldest computer protocol that allows two computers to talk to each other over the Internet or local area network. However, Microsoft decided to remove the Telnet server from Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012 onwards. It’s a good step considering that Telnet doesn’t support encryption and the …

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6 Best Windows Package Manager to Auto Update Apps (2019)

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In Windows, you get the .exe files for installation. You download it, install the software and forget about it. There is no native app to track whether the software has an update. Here’s where a package manager comes in. Linux has RPM (RedHat Package Manager) for Package Management. But, RPM …

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Comparing The Best Disk Space Analyzer For Windows 10

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Every now and then Windows ask you to free up the storage and you have absolutely no idea of what’s taking up so much space. But before you head over to buy an external hard drive, how about you analyze the one you already got? Enter Disk Space Analyzer. Now, when …

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How to Stream Audio From PC to Android

I was watching a movie last night on the laptop and my wireless headphones decided to die. I didn’t want to wake anyone up by blasting the audio through the speakers and then it hit me. There should be a way to stream audio from pc to Android smartphone. Turns …

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How to Change Key Functions on Windows 10/8/7

Change Key Functions on Windows 10

Ever wondered what are you gonna do with two Shift keys, two Alt keys and the Caps Lock key. Pretty Useless right! Every Windows keyboard has duplicate keys and the only purpose it serves is you can use them with both your hands. But wouldn’t it be more efficient if …

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How to Set Two Default Search Engines On Any Browser

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Let’s be honest, Google is the best search engine available today. Period. That said, we also can’t ignore the privacy issues that come with it. Google tracks your searches, your search patterns, and stores a profile of you on their server. While I’m okay trading off my privacy for better …

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8 Best Hard Drive Health Check For Windows 10

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Every computer has a hard disk. Generally, once you’ve installed a hard disk you don’t have to worry about it for years. For instance, I have a ten-year-old 160GB Hitachi mechanical hard drive the still works just fine. However, that’s always not the case. From time to time, you need …

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