How to Easily Disable Sound Devices on Windows 11

If you have an audio output device connected to your Windows 11 PC—such as speakers, headphones, or a headset—that you don’t want to output sound to, you can disable it…

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How to Run Windows 11 on an Intel or M1 Mac

Parallels 17 for Mac makes it easy to run Windows 11 on an Intel or M1 Mac using a seamless virtual machine. On an Intel Mac, you can easily run…

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How to Wirelessly Sync Photos Between Windows 10 and Android

Microsoft Moving photos from any phone to a Windows 10 PC can be tedious. Fortunately, Microsoft’s Your Phone app makes it much easier if you have an Android phone. We’ll…

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Microsoft Releases Fix for Broken VPNs on Windows 10 and 11

PowerART/Shutterstock.com Patch Tuesdays are exciting because Microsoft fixes all those nagging minor issues and security problems that have popped up. However, sometimes things go sideways, which happened recently, as a…

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How to Turn On a Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC

Karuna Tansuk/Shutterstock.com It may seem silly, but turning on a Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC  is a necessary step to using your machine. Sometimes your PC won’t turn on…

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How to See the Most Recent Updates Windows 10 Installed

Microsoft frequently updates Windows 10, but it’s not always clear when each update was installed. Luckily, there are two easy ways to see a list of the most recently installed…

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How to Configure or Disable AutoPlay on Windows 11

When you insert a removable drive or memory card into a Windows 11 PC, AutoPlay will ask you how you’d like Windows to open the drive or play its media….

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How to Log in With a Password on Windows 10 (After Setting up a PIN)

By default, whenever you set up a “Windows Hello” login method such as a fingerprint reader, facial recognition scan, or PIN, Windows 10 will disable the password login method. If…

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How to Move the Taskbar Icons to the Left on Windows 11

By default, Windows 11 starts with your taskbar icons centered in the middle of your screen. If you’d like the icons to stay on the left side of your taskbar…

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How to Make a USB Drive That Can Be Read on Macs and PCs

iunewind / Shutterstock By default, Windows and Mac file systems don’t play well together. So when it comes time to transfer files between them on a USB stick, you’ll need…

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