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Logitech's New Audio Mixer Software Enters Open Beta

MIXLINE makes it easy to route audio for livestreaming and monitoring.

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How to Change the Size of Text in Windows 10

Sometimes the size of the font on your computer can be too small or hard to see due to display scaling issues on higher-resolution screens.

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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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How to Connect to an SSH Server from Windows, macOS, or Linux

SSH is available on every popular operating system.

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Alienware's Aurora R16 Has 14th Gen Intel And RTX 4090 GPUs

New hardware configurations boost the capabilities of Aurora R16.

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How to Update DirectX on Windows 11

Improve your gaming and multimedia experience!

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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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How to See Your Wi-Fi Password on Windows 11

Your PC has got all your Wi-Fi passwords for you!

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How to Edit the hosts File on Windows 10 or Windows 11

The hosts file can be used to block access to specific websites.

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What Is the Snipping Tool’s Text Actions Feature? (And How to Use It)

Need text from a picture? Meet Text Actions.

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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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Tor Browser 13.0 Finally Adds a Landscape Aspect Ratio

It also fixes the "red screen of death" and offers new app icons.

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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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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 Record the Sound Coming From Your PC (Even Without Stereo Mix)

Jamming a microphone in front of your computer's speakers is a terrible way to record your PC's audio.

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How to Turn On a Microphone on Windows 10 and 11

Let your PC hear 👂 you!

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What Is the AVIF Image Format?

AVIF saves bandwidth, supports HDR, and is probably already supported in your browser of choice.

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What Is a Portable App, and Why Does It Matter?

Portable applications offer some definite advantages over their traditional counterparts.

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How to Make a Bootable Windows 10 USB Drive

It's the best way to install Windows 10.

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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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