Online Tech Tips – Page 161 – Computer Tips from a Computer Guy

Should You Shutdown Your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad at Night?

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Should you shutdown your electronic devices at night? I get this question asked all the time and the answer varies depending on the device and the person. There are times […]

Show File Extensions and Hidden Files in Windows 10

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Microsoft has learned a few things in the last couple of years and one of those is that it was always a pain to view file extensions and hidden files […]

Create Bootable USB Recovery Drive in Windows 8/10

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Yesterday, I wrote about how you could boot into the system recovery options in Windows using various methods. Two methods involved loading Windows and the other method is when Windows […]

How to Boot to Windows 8 System Recovery Options

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Windows 8 has drastically redesigned the boot menu to not only look more modern, but also to be a lot easier to use. I have to say they have done a […]

Run a Program in Compatibility Mode in Windows 8

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As with other versions of Windows prior to Windows 8, you can run a program in compatibility mode in order to run older programs that were written for older versions […]

How to Check Your Hard Drive for Errors

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Do you think your hard drive is about to fail? Can you hear strange clicking sounds coming from your hard drive? Has your computer been randomly freezing and you’re pretty […]

Share Amazon Prime Benefits with Friends and Family

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Amazon Prime is one of those incredibly useful features of Amazon that makes it so easy to keep buying stuff from their site. I realized after using Amazon for years […]

View Your Google Maps Search History

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I recently discovered something cool about Google Maps that I didn’t know existed. A few weeks back, I had searched for a local restaurant that a friend told me about […]

How to Read and Open POT .PO .MO Extension Files

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Trying to open, view or edit certain file extensions in Windows isn’t always the smoothest process. Windows, by default, supports numerous extensions including all of the MS Office formats. However, […]

How to Delete Messages on Facebook for Good

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Hmm, so you sent an inappropriate message to someone on Facebook two years ago and now it’s coming back to haunt you? Well, that’s Facebook! They will keep every last […]