How to Use Microsoft Defender Antivirus from Command Prompt on Windows 10

Windows 10’s included Microsoft Defender antivirus—also known as Windows Defender—has a command-line interface. Rather than using the graphical Windows Security app, you can run Windows 10’s built-in antivirus from Command Prompt, PowerShell, or Windows Terminal. Run a Quick Virus Scan You can run a quick scan to look for viruses, …

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How to Turn Off a Windows 10 PC

When it comes time to turn off a Windows 10 PC, you might not know the best way to do it. But there’s more than one way to shut down your computer, and we’ll show you six different methods that do the trick. RELATED: How to Turn On a Windows …

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How to Reset the Windows Terminal to Default Settings

Windows Terminal lets you customize many different options. If you do that and you don’t like the results, you can reset Windows Terminal to its default settings. This is done by using the app’s settings file, and here, we’ll show you exactly how to do it. Why Reset the Windows …

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How to Disable the Widgets Menu on Windows 11

Windows 11 includes a new Widgets menu that opens from a button located in the taskbar. If you want to save taskbar space, it’s easy to turn off the Widgets button. Here’s how to do it. How to Hide the Widgets Menu Button To disable the Widgets menu in Windows …

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How to Fix Screen Flickering in Windows 10

cendhika/Shutterstock.com Your Windows 10 PC’s screen can flicker for a variety of reasons. If you’re not sure of the exact cause, try these common solutions to troubleshoot and fix the problem, whether you’re using a laptop or a desktop. Reseat a Loose Monitor Cable Monitor cables can be loose if …

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Parallels 17 Runs Windows 11 on Mac (Even M1 Macs)

Parallels Windows 11 is going to be here before we know it, but for those without patience, you can run a prerelease version of the OS now. Not only can you run it now, but you can actually jump into Parallels 17 on Mac and run the preview build of …

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How to Choose Your Default Speakers on Windows 10

Windows 10 users often have to switch between several sets of speakers. Some might be built into a monitor, while others might be included in a headset or headphones. Here’s how to set certain speakers as your default output devices. You Can Also Set Your Default Speakers in Some Apps …

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