Online Tech Tips – Page 173 – Computer Tips from a Computer Guy

Volume Too Loud While Playing Videos on PC?

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I’ve always found it really annoying when watching movies on my PC that some scenes are super loud and some scenes I can barely hear what is going on. I […]

How to Open a File with No Extension

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Have you ever run into the scenario where you end up with a file that has no extension? How do you go about opening it? One way it so simply […]

Difference between BD-R, BD-RE, DVD-R, DVD+R

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If you are interested in getting a DVD or Blu-ray drive to burn some data off to an external disc that you can store in a safe deposit box or […]

Assign Fixed Static IP Addresses to Devices on Home Network

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If you’re like me, you probably have 30 or more devices connected to your home network: phones, printers, network attached storage devices, TVs, Blu-ray players, game consoles, media players, IoT […]

Check Disk and System Files in Windows 8/10

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If you’re having problems with your Windows install, there are a couple of tools you can use to try and fix the problems. For hard disk errors, you can run […]

How to Perform a Complete Shutdown in Windows 8

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In Windows 8, when you shutdown your computer, you actually are performing a hybrid shutdown by default. What’s a hybrid shutdown? As you probably have heard, Windows 8 boots up […]

3 Apps to Remotely View Webcam on iPad/iPhone

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I have a 2 year old child and I also happen to have a computer in pretty much every room in my house. When I need to do something in […]

Compare Two Excel Files using SpreadSheet Compare

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Office 2013 Professional Plus has a couple of new features including a new program called Spreadsheet Compare. Spreadsheet Compare takes two Excel files and tell you the difference between them […]

Save MS Office Files to Local PC Instead of OneDrive

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In the desktop version of Office and in Office 365, if you are logged in using your Microsoft account, it will try to save the file to your OneDrive account […]

Remove Programs from the All Apps Screen in Windows 8

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One annoying feature I have noticed in Windows 8 is that when you install a new program, the All apps screen ends up getting cluttered with a bunch of useless […]