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How To Change Edge’s Default Search Engine Used in the Address Bar

Gone are the days when you had to first go to a search engine’s website and then input your query to see the results. That’s obviously still possible; however, in most widely adopted browsers such as Microsoft’s Edge, the address bar acts as a website locator (if a valid URL is inserted). Otherwise, it behaves

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Windows OS

What Is “Nearby Sharing” in Windows 11 and 10?

With Nearby sharing, Windows 11 and Windows 10 (version 1803 or higher), PCs can share documents, files, links to websites, and more by utilizing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. Functionally, for the most part, Nearby sharing in both versions of the Windows OS behaves the same way; however, the UI is a little different between the

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Windows OS

What Is Storage Sense in Windows Operating Systems?

For a long time, not many years ago, storage space on computers has been an issue that many have grappled with. And of course, that issue has diminished as a valid concern as time has passed by — because of the technological advancements, increased competition, and reduced costs for hard drives with large capacities. Yet,

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Windows OS

How To Add Folders to Windows 11 Start Menu

In Windows 11, there are primarily two methods for adding folders inside the Start Menu. These methods are: Adding folders next to the power icon using Windows 11 System Settings. Adding any folder of choice from the File Explorer by pinning it to the start menu. The first technique is a bit limited in scope

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Finance

What Is “Cash Advance” on Credit Cards and How Does It Work?

A cash advance is a withdrawal of cash from your credit card’s credit line — if allowed. Typically, a cash advance can be executed: At an ATM, if your credit card has a PIN or can be assigned one. With checks from your credit card issuer that can be deposited into your bank account. Such

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Travel

What Is the “Global Entry” Trusted Traveler Program?

Air travel can be a big headache — long waiting lines, security checks, crowds, delays, etc. The same can be felt with ten times more intensity during international travel. But not everything about air travel needs to be that cast down — especially for people who pose no security risk. The United States Government —

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Windows OS

How To Regulate Notifications in Windows 11: (on a Per-App Basis or for Everything)

There are multiple approaches to controlling app notifications in Windows 11 — one of them being directly from the Action Center when an alert for an app is received. For example, suppose I were to disable a notification I got for the NYTimes app. In that case, I can click on the 3 dotted line

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