Find Your Windows Product Key the Easy Way

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Looking to reinstall Windows on the same PC or move your copy of Windows from an older PC to a new one? Well, depending on what version of Windows you have installed, you may or may not need the product key. If you have Windows 7 or earlier, your system is activated by a single […]

How to Install Mac OS X using VMware Fusion

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I’ve previously written about converting your Windows PC into a virtual machine and installing a fresh copy of Windows in a virtual machine, but what if you have a Mac and you want the same benefits of running OS X in a virtual machine? As I mentioned earlier, running another copy of the operating system […]

Mac Equivalents of Windows Programs and Features

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If you’ve recently converted over to a Mac or are being forced to use one against your will, you probably are used to the user-friendly environment of Windows and want to know the Mac equivalent of your favorite Windows program or feature, right? Well, luckily, recent Macs running the latest versions of OS X are not […]

How to Burn a DVD on a Mac

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I’ve already talked about how you can burn CDs and DVDs in Windows, so now it’s time to learn how to burn discs in OS X. It’s worth noting that even though you can burn Blu-ray discs in Windows, you can’t in OS X because no Mac computers include built-in Blu-ray support. This really isn’t […]

How to Enable the God Mode Control Panel in Windows

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Windows has a vast amount of settings that can be configured to adjust how Windows operates. However, adjusting these settings is not the easiest thing to do. The majority of them must be adjusted using the Control Panel, found by going to Start > Control Panel. Although the Control Panel is a good tool, it can […]

Install and Delete Fonts in Windows the Easy Way

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Starting with Windows 7 and continuing to Windows 10, the process for managing fonts in Windows has become much more streamlined and easier to use. Whether you are a professional who needs to install lots of fonts for your work or someone who wants to speed up their computer by getting rid of useless fonts, […]

Format an SD Card the Easy Way

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SD cards can be tricky little gadgets. They sit in our cameras and cell phones, just waiting for us to take the picture of a lifetime, at which time, of course, they stop responding. While nothing can predict when or where an SD card will die, proper formatting can both lengthen the life of the […]

Change Computer & User Name, Picture and Password in Windows 7, 8, 10

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Unless you setup a computer yourself, the default names for your computer and user account are usually not what you’re going to want to keep long-term. You also get the default picture from Windows and you may or may not have a password setup. Whatever the case, there are times when you need to change […]

3 Ways to Get Rid of Viruses, Spyware and Malware

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Viruses, spyware, malware, etc., all have one thing in common: they all suck. They slow down your computer, corrupt your files, illegally steal your info, and more. You have probably seen those ads online advertising a service that will scan your computer for free and magically clean your computer as well as make it 20 times faster. Well, those websites […]

How to Burn an ISO File using Mac OS X

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Looking for a way to burn an ISO image file to a CD or DVD on your Mac? Luckily, just as you can mount and burn ISO images files in Windows 8/10 without additional software, you can also do the same thing in OS X. There are a couple of different ways you can burn […]