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How to Delete Backup Files in Windows 10

Please note: This post mainly focuses on system restore points. Backups are nice. But they also clog your hard-drive — which in my opinion is necessary — but in contrast, many think it’s not. When it comes to Windows 10, there are a couple of mechanisms in place to ensure you’re able to get up

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How to Turn Off Mouse Acceleration in Windows 10

Probably a useful feature in regular use, but an inconvenience for gaming, the Windows 10 Mouse acceleration is a well thought out function. To turn off Mouse acceleration, all you have to do is tweak one of the mouse settings where you’re deselecting a checkbox. However, before we get there, let’s briefly understand what it

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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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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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