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How to Block YouTube on Windows 10 (or Any Website)

To block YouTube on Windows 10, or any website for that matter, we’d be using what’s called the “hosts file.” What is a hosts file? A hosts file is a plain text file that can be used to assign a specific IP address of your choosing for a particular domain, which is also how it

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How to Check if Something Is Downloading in the Background in Windows 10

If you’re connected to the internet and want to check if something is being downloaded in the background, the first step is to rule out the obvious. Depending on what browser you’re using, see if it’s fetching anything online. If it is, pause or stop/cancel the download. If not, it’s time to get a little

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Web Development

A Basic Introduction to HTML5 Semantic Elements

If you look up the actual definition of “semantics,” you’ll get answers around it having to do with meaning or its study. Along the same line, HTML5 semantic elements serve that purpose as well. On a super high-level, HTML5 semantic elements aim to: Provide guidance about an element to a browser. In other words, give

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How to Set a Default Printer in Windows 10

To set a default printer in Windows 10, you’d have to make adjustments via the “Printers & scanners” settings. Typically, this is usually a headache with folks or users having more than 1 printer; nonetheless, having a default printer can ensure that your print jobs are sent to the printer you’d want to use. Step

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How to Remove Files Folders & Shortcuts From Windows 10 Quick Access

Inside the Windows 10 File Explorer, Quick access, as the name suggests, is a fast way to navigate to your recently used files, folders, and pinned items (shortcuts). By default, this is something that’s turned on. However, some users might want the privacy or share a device and do not want other people to know of

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