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How to Format USB Drives Larger Than 32GB With FAT32 on Windows

FAT32 supports drives larger than 32 gigabytes, but the Windows format tool doesn't let you do it.

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6 Computer Noises You Should Never Ignore

Your computer is not meant to go bump in the night

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How to Boot Into Safe Mode on Windows 11

Help troubleshoot and recover from errors using this special mode.

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Windows Task Manager: The Complete Guide

Here's a 5500+ word guide explaining each and every feature and technical term in Windows 10's Task Manager

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Where to Download the Windows 8 and Windows 10 ISO

You can also download Windows 8.1 ISOs!

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Do I Need a New Motherboard? 7 Things to Consider

On the market for new PC parts? Better make sure your current motherboard is up for the task!

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How to Remap Any Key or Shortcut on Windows 10

Swapping the keycaps between keys doesn't count as "Remapping."

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How to Uninstall an Application on Windows 11

If you uninstall an app in the woods, does it make a sound?

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How to Install a DEB File in Linux

Not to be confused with an EXE file.

How to Turn Your Windows PC Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Got spotty Wi-Fi at your desk but a blazing fast Ethernet connection? No problem.

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How to Make Windows Show File Extensions

Windows really shouldn't hide them.

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How to Add a Program to Startup in Windows 10 or Windows 11

Just don't go too crazy. Even a multicore PC booting off an SSD can get bogged down.

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Selecting your Time Zone on Linux.  1
How to Fix Windows and Linux Showing Different Times When Dual Booting

Your computer stores the time in a hardware clock on its motherboard.

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How to Disable Your Integrated Graphics on Windows 11

When games and other graphics-intensive applications starts to lag, this is what you do!

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6 Ways to Rename Files and Folders in Windows 10

Right-click > Rename is so mundane.

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What is OCuLink? (And Why You Might Want It)

Soon, eGPUs might not suck

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How to Fix Sound Problems in Windows 10

Hear silence? A terrible screeching noise?

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Some of the problems that can cause a KMODE error can be fixed in the Control Panel.  1
How to Fix a Kmode Exception Not Handled Error in Windows

Don't panic! Your BSOD is probably easy to fix.

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