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  Windows (all) Tip -  BurnAware Free 10.0 ships with new interface   

One of the more reliable CD/DVD burners as freeware.

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Published on February 10, 2017 by James Calkins
  Win 10 Tip -  Wndows 10 Stays on All Night   

A number of readers asked how they could make sure Windows 10 shuts down, quickly and all of the way. Here goes--turn off Fast Startup.

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Published on February 9, 2017 by James Calkins
  All Platforms Tip -  Wondering How Much People Know About You?   

Try searching for your friends, self, family. It may surprise you and make you want to opt out.

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Published on February 9, 2017 by James Calkins
  Windows (all) Tip -  Web Privacy   

Avoiding trackers and spammers? Extensions will help.

If you are curious, visit the following link:

http://ipinfo.info/html/privacy-check.php

That's most likely your IP address that every site as access to. As well as all the other information. With an IP address, a spammer or advertiser can find out the rest--where you live, work, salary, names of family members, etc.



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Published on February 9, 2017 by James Calkins
  Windows (all) Tip -  Easier Windows Application Blocking   

Firewall App Blocker 1.5 is the latest version of the popular third-party program for Windows to block applications from accessing the Internet.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2kUfTKS

Published on February 9, 2017 by James Calkins
  OS X Tip -  How to Verify Time Machine Backups   

Some Mac users may wish to verify the integrity of their Time Machine backups before using a snapshot or backup to restore a Mac using Time Machine.

This verification offers a simple way to know if the Time Machine backup data stored on an server or Time Capsule has been modified or corrupted, and can be a helpful troubleshooting trick for some situations.

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Published on February 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Speed up your Windows 10 PC by disabling Pretty features   

By default, Windows 10 has several features enabled that are designed to make the user interface look pretty.

For example, have you noticed how menus slide into view instead of just popping immediately onto the screen? Or perhaps you've noticed the cute little shadow that is displayed under your mouse pointer?

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Published on February 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Fast Methods to shut down Windows   

While shutting down Windows through the Start Menu works, it is not the fastest option that you have at your disposal to shut down the operating system.

The following guide lists several methods that are usually faster. Included are methods that are built-in to Windows, and also methods that rely on third-party applications.

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Published on February 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Stop Windows 10 from using your PC to update other computers over the Internet   

By default, Windows 10 receives Windows Update files not only from Microsoft's own servers, but also from other Windows 10 PCs located around the Internet.

Why do they do this? Well, it's really pretty simple...

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Published on February 5, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Reset a macOS Sierra Password   

Need to reset the password on macOS Sierra? Maybe you forgot your primary admin user account password or maybe you're working on someone elses Mac and you need to gain access to it. We'll show you the easiest way to reset the password on a macOS Sierra based computer.

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Published on February 5, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
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