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How to Browse and Search Instagram from a PC

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Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is one of the most popular photo sharing services. The app is available on multiple platforms, including iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Unfortunately, there is no official desktop client for Windows or Mac, even after all these years. There are many third-party programs out there with funny names that try […]

How to Change Album Cover in Facebook

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Facebook likes to change things around all the time on their website and smartphone apps, so one day when you go to do something like change an album cover, you can’t remember how to do it! I’ve already written about how to upload and tag photos in Facebook, so this post will talk about how […]

5 Free Online OCR Services Tested and Reviewed

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Have a PDF document or an image that you would like to convert to text? Recently, someone sent me a document in the mail that I needed to edit and send back with corrections. The person couldn’t locate a digital copy, so I was tasked with getting all that text into digital format. There was […]

How to Make Your Own Animated Movie Online

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Looking for a quick way to make an animated movie online? If you want to create one of those nice cartoon-looking presentations where everything is animated, text flies across the screen, etc., then you have a couple of cool online tools that can get the job done. In this article, I’m going to talk about […]

Ultimate Guide to Removing or Resetting a BIOS Password

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Most personal computers don’t have BIOS passwords because the feature has to be manually enabled by someone. However, a lot of corporate machines have BIOS passwords set for security reasons and if you’re reading this post, you’ve probably realized it’s not that easy to break a BIOS password. Whether you can load the operating system […]

How to Determine if BIOS Update is Needed

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Do you need to update the BIOS on your computer? Probably not, but in this article I’ll walk you through the process of determining whether or not there is an update for your BIOS or UEFI firmware and whether or not you need to install it. Just because there is an update for your BIOS […]

How to Specify a Starting Point for YouTube Videos

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Have you ever wanted to share a YouTube video with someone, but wished it did not have to start at the very beginning? For example, if you want someone to see something that happens 6 minutes and 23 seconds into the video, you either have to let them watch it from the beginning or tell them […]

How to Make a Desktop or Laptop Act Like a Router

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Looking for a way to convert your laptop or desktop into a wireless router? You may find yourself in a situation where there isn’t a wireless router around for everyone to connect to. If only one computer is connected to a cable or DSL modem, you can convert that computer into a router or wireless router, […]

What is a Checksum and How to Calculate a Checksum

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Are you wondering what a checksum is? You may have noticed that when you download files from certain websites, they have a very long string of numbers and letters called a checksum or MD5 checksum or SHA-1, etc. These really long strings basically act as fingerprints for that particular file, whether it be an EXE, […]

How to Move Your Mouse Cursor without a Mouse

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Recently I wrote an article on how to right-click using your keyboard and many people found it useful. However, I kept getting more questions asking me how they could control the mouse cursor using the keyboard. If your touchpad dies on your laptop or your mouse stops working on your desktop, it’s worth knowing how to […]