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How To Upgrade To Windows 10 Version 1909 Right Now

How To Upgrade To Windows 10 Version 1909 Right Now

November 14, 2019 at 5:16 am 0 comments

Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) is now available to PC users running the most recent versions of Windows 10. Unlike earlier features updates for Windows 10, version 1909 doesn’t come with many new features but comes with performance improvements, quality enhancements, and enterprise features. That said, there areRead More

How To View Hidden System Files In Windows 10

How To View Hidden System Files In Windows 10

November 13, 2019 at 5:48 am 0 comments

The File Explorer in Windows 10 doesn’t show all files by default. The File Explorer hides many of the system files (operating system files) with default settings. For instance, the desktop.ini, hiberfile.sys, and pagefile.sys are hidden by default. While hiding operating system files is a good idea to make sureRead More

Bitcoin vs Altcoin: Where to Invest?

Bitcoin vs Altcoin: Where to Invest?

November 11, 2019 at 4:28 am 0 comments

Knowing where to invest your money is more important than investing it. Bitcoin is one of the famous cryptocurrency which most of them have heard about. Apart from Bitcoin, you can also invest in Alternative coins such as Litecoin, Feathercoin, Dogecoin, Novacoin, Ethereum, Factom, and Ripple etc. Altcoin use theRead More

Enable Or Disable Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) In Windows 10

Enable Or Disable Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) In Windows 10

November 8, 2019 at 6:56 am 0 comments

The Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) can be used to troubleshoot common issues of unbootable Windows 10 operating system. With the help of WinRE, one can restore Windows 10 OS to a previous date, perform disk check, repair the boot manager, and system file check, go back to the previous versionRead More

How To Delete Pagefile.sys In Windows 10

How To Delete Pagefile.sys In Windows 10

November 7, 2019 at 6:46 am 0 comments

PC users often ask what’s the purpose of the huge pagefile.sys file located at the root of the Windows installation drive and if it’s possible to delete it. To start with, page files work as a physical extension of RAM. Windows 10 moves infrequently or least used memory pages fromRead More

Adobe Premiere Pro CC Review

Adobe Premiere Pro CC Review

November 5, 2019 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

There is a broad spectrum of video editing software available these days. From the basic AI-infused mobile app editors that automatically turn your hand-snapped videos into polished little movies all the way up to fully formed digital editing suites, which can be used to make Hollywood blockbusters. Adobe Premiere ProRead More

Download PowerToys For Windows 10

Download PowerToys For Windows 10

November 5, 2019 at 8:58 am 0 comments

Computer users who have used Windows 95 or Windows XP for a significant amount of time probably remember the Microsoft PowerToys. Microsoft PowerToys is a set of free programs designed to add new features to the Windows operating system. Post Windows XP, Microsoft did not release PowerToys for Vista, WindowsRead More

Siri is recording your private conversations

Siri is recording your private conversations

November 4, 2019 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

It’s looking like Siri is one bad apple. People working for Apple have heard users talking about confidential medical info, buying drugs, and even having sex, according to an article from The Guardian. How are they hearing this? They’re doing it through Siri! Contractors hired by Apple are paid toRead More

Play Diablo for free on your browser!

Play Diablo for free on your browser!

November 4, 2019 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

No, this isn’t an out-of-season April Fools’ joke. You can really play the original Diablo in all of its unworldly glory through your browser. Rivsoft has released a shareware version of Diablo that is playable through your browser. If you own the original Diablo, you can play the full versionRead More

Google now allows you to play podcasts within search results

Google now allows you to play podcasts within search results

November 4, 2019 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

The podcasting world has always been a bit of the Wild West. You’d discover a series through word of mouth or maybe by way of an article listing recommendations. Then it’s on you to use a podcasting app or go to the website to download the episode and listen. Today,Read More

A dark mode is coming to Google Chrome on desktop

A dark mode is coming to Google Chrome on desktop

November 4, 2019 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

Every app these days seems to have a new dark mode or one in development. This is due in part to the appearance a slick black background can give but also due to recent research from Google that shows darker colors use up less battery power on devices with OLEDRead More

Report: Your phone number reveals more personal info than your name

Report: Your phone number reveals more personal info than your name

November 4, 2019 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

According to a recent New York Times article, your phone number has loads of personal information attached to it.  Quite often, websites and apps ask us for our phone number when logging in or creating an account. However, by using searching for your phone number on WhitePages.com, a hacker canRead More

Should I download Mario Kart Tour?

Should I download Mario Kart Tour?

November 4, 2019 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

Nintendo’s latest mobile game Mario Kart Tour has landed on iOS and android and has already started splitting opinion. The Nintendo app already has impressive ratings of 4.5 and 4,8 on the Google Play Store and App Store respectively, but something still feels off about the smartphone game and thereRead More

Avast 2019 Review – FileHippo News

Avast 2019 Review – FileHippo News

November 4, 2019 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Going online in 2019 can be a dangerous business. With huge new modern threats like ransomware bursting onto the scene in the last few years, it has become more important than ever to deploy a robust antivirus solution on all the devices you use to go online. Even if theRead More

What’s the big deal about the Google Pixel 4 smartphone?

What’s the big deal about the Google Pixel 4 smartphone?

November 4, 2019 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

We’ve known a lot about the Google Pixel 4 for quite some time as Google seemed content to leak all the finer details. We’ve known about the new dual camera unit on the back and we’ve had a solid idea about the front screen and interesting innovations like Google’s ProjectRead More

NordVPN Review – FileHippo News

NordVPN Review – FileHippo News

November 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

VPNs create a secure and encrypted tunnel between your PC and the servers the VPN providers have placed around the world. These tunnels even bypass your internet service provider meaning they can provide an extremely effective way of protecting your privacy online. If the company who provides your connection toRead More

Add Second Taskbar To Windows 10

Add Second Taskbar To Windows 10

November 4, 2019 at 6:34 am 0 comments

The taskbar in Windows operating system is customizable in many ways. You can pin websites, programs and folders, move the taskbar to any left, right, top or bottom (default location) of the screen, change the taskbar color, make the taskbar transparent, and more. If you like to pin tens ofRead More

How To Install Safari Browser On Windows 10

How To Install Safari Browser On Windows 10

October 25, 2019 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Safari is the default web browser on all Apple devices. Although most users now prefer using the Chrome browser, Safari still is a popular browser among Apple device users. If you often switch between Windows and Mac computers, you might want to use the Safari web browser when you areRead More

How To Add Additional Clocks To Windows 10

How To Add Additional Clocks To Windows 10

October 24, 2019 at 11:19 am 0 comments

If you often need to contact clients, friends, or relatives living in other countries, you might want to know their local time before calling them. While you can always use Google, Bing or any other search engine to figure out the local time of any place quickly, you can addRead More

How To Turn On Tab Freeze To Reduce Chrome Memory Usage

How To Turn On Tab Freeze To Reduce Chrome Memory Usage

October 22, 2019 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Hundreds of millions of computer and smartphone users are using the Google Chrome browser because it’s fast, offers intuitive user interface, and has thousands of apps and extensions. Most Chrome users are happy with the browser. However, some users often complain about excessive resource usage by Chrome. The team behindRead More

How To Change External Monitor Screen Resolution In Windows 10

How To Change External Monitor Screen Resolution In Windows 10

October 21, 2019 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Screen resolution determines how texts and images appear on your screen. For sharp texts and clear images, it’s always advisable to use the recommended screen resolution. After connecting one or more external monitors to your Windows 10 computer, you might want to change the screen resolution of the connected externalRead More

How To Change External Monitor Brightness In Windows 10

How To Change External Monitor Brightness In Windows 10

October 18, 2019 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

Windows 10 offers multiple options and settings to change the default settings of the second monitor. For instance, you can change the second monitor resolution with ease. However, there is no option to change the screen brightness of the second or third monitor connected to your laptop. If you areRead More

How To Use The OneDrive Personal Vault

How To Use The OneDrive Personal Vault

October 16, 2019 at 6:21 am 0 comments

Microsoft’s OneDrive is one of the widely used cloud storage services out there. OneDrive has many industry-standard security measures, including file encryption, ransomware detection and recovery, mass file deletion alert and recovery, and suspicious activity monitoring. In addition to the existing security features, Microsoft recently added a new security featureRead More

How To Change Google Chrome Language Back To English

How To Change Google Chrome Language Back To English

October 14, 2019 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

Many of the popular applications out there for the Windows operating system are available in multiple languages. Google Chrome is also available in over a hundred languages. After using the Chrome browser in a non-English language for a while, you might want to change Chrome’s display language (UI language) backRead More

Could Not Find The Recovery Environment

Could Not Find The Recovery Environment

October 13, 2019 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

Generally, Windows 10 PC users use the Reset this PC option when rest of the solutions fail to fix one or more issues. At times, however, the Reset PC operation itself fails to start with the “Could not find the recovery environment” error. The “Could not find the recovery environment.Read More

How To Reset Windows 10 Search From PowerShell

How To Reset Windows 10 Search From PowerShell

October 13, 2019 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Search is a core feature in modern computer and smartphone operating systems. Users use the search not only to launch apps and programs but also to find files and seek information. Microsoft has fine-tuned the search experience in recent versions of Windows 10. The start/taskbar search accuracy has got betterRead More