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What version of Microsoft Edge do I have?

Are you asking yourself whether you are running the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge or the legacy version? The two browsers are very different, and official support for the legacy version of Microsoft Edge has ended in March 2021. Therefore, you may want to upgrade to the new...

What is drag and drop? How to drag and drop

Knowing how to drag and drop can make life a lot simpler regardless of whether you’re using a Windows PC, a Mac, or a touchscreen device. There are many programs and apps that support drag and drop, so this popular gesture can help you save time whenever you’re moving, copying,...

9 ways to open the Windows Terminal

The Windows Terminal is the latest effort from Microsoft in turning the use of command-line tools and shells into a pleasant experience, similar to the one offered by Linux and other operating systems. However, if you are interested in learning how it works and how to use...

How to post pictures on Instagram from a PC

If you load the Instagram website on your laptop or desktop PC, you notice that you can’t post any pictures. Even if you install the Instagram app for Windows 10 on your computer, you still can’t use it to post pictures. Unfortunately, this happens because this social network has...

How to get the Windows Terminal app

If you are an IT Pro that has worked with Linux, macOS, and other operating systems, you may have asked yourself if Windows has a Terminal program. Until May 2019, the answer was no. However, since then, Microsoft is actively developing a Windows Terminal that...

How to set a proxy server in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

Proxy servers are intermediaries between your PC and the internet. When your browser uses a proxy server, the websites you access see the proxy as the actual visitor instead of your computer. This can improve your online privacy and security while also helping you bypass content...

How to stop crypto mining and cryptojacking in Opera

Do you know that some websites on the internet use your browser to mine for cryptocurrencies without your permission? This technique is also known as cryptojacking, and it involves using your computer’s resources to generate cryptocurrencies that can then be used in the real world....

How to install an APK on Android without Google Play Store

The safest way to install a new app on any Android device is to use the Google Play Store. However, that is not the only method to get new apps. If you’re a developer testing an app, or if your Android device can’t access the Google Play Store, you can also use an app’s .APK...

5 ways to find your exact graphics card model without opening your PC

Do you need to know the precise model of the GPU that’s found inside your Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet? Using the tools built into Windows 10, you get primarily generic information about the GPU. Names like NVIDIA GeForce 30 series, AMD Radeon RX 6000 series, or Intel HD...

How to delete Skype messages (Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac)

If you sent something by accident to the wrong person, you’re probably wondering how to delete Skype messages on both sides. Luckily, when you delete a message on Skype, it disappears without a trace for both you and its recipient, whether they already read it or not. However, you...

News and interests in Windows 10: How to get it, configure it, or disable it!

As of May 25th, 2021, Microsoft has started to roll out an update that installs the “News and interests” widget on the Windows 10 taskbar. Some people like it and use it to get useful information like the weather forecast in their area or sports and traffic updates. However,...

How to turn on or off Facebook’s Dark Mode

Many people wonder if Facebook has a Dark Mode. The answer is that it does, and enabling it is easy. To help you out, read this guide on how to make Facebook use the Dark Mode, and how to turn it off when you are tired of it. We cover all the major platforms: the...

Where to find the Windows 10 refresh rate? How to change it?

Do you need to find the screen refresh rate for your Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet? Do you want to lower the refresh rate to 60 Hz or less? Or maybe you have a gaming monitor, and you want to increase it to a value like 120 Hz or 144 Hz? No matter which of these things you want to...

6 things you can do with the Windows 10 Weather app

The Windows 10 Weather app is built into the operating system and offers detailed weather-related information no matter where you are. The app’s simple interface provides data on past, present, and future weather and forecasts, as well as news about international weather....

How to customize the sound schemes for Windows 10

The Windows sound schemes are collections of sounds that play automatically during certain system and app events, like errors, notifications, or reminders. If you find the current alerts annoying, you can customize the sound schemes for Windows 10 to play what you want in every...