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Category: Windows

November 19, 2021

OneDrive Will Be Shut Down on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 in 2022

Starting from January 1, 2022, Microsoft will no longer provide updates for the OneDrive desktop app on Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 devices. Also, the app will stop syncing your files to the cloud on these operating systems from March 1, 2022, rendering it useless. Microsoft’s decision to discontinue the app on those operating systems […]

November 3, 2021

Google Chrome’s Dark Mode for Windows 11

If you are a lucky user of the new Windows 11, you may have noticed quite a few changes to the new OS. One of such changes affected the system’s dark mode feature. In this post, we are looking into the dark mode feature on Windows and the latest upgrades it has received in Windows […]

September 24, 2021

How to Check Whether a PC Can Run Windows 11

Microsoft has recently announced its plan to release a new addition to the Windows operating system family. The Windows 11 OS is to bring features and enhancements that Windows 10 cannot offer: a better gaming experience, the ability to natively run Android apps, and a complete redesign of the Start Menu and Taskbar, to name […]

August 30, 2021

The Best Free Media Player Apps for Windows 10 PCs in 2021

Having a good media player on your PC can make your computer a go-to entertainment center. You will be able to watch movies and TV shows, organize your media library, switch between different media formats, and more. So, what video player for Windows 10 is worth using in 2021? There are actually a few options […]

August 16, 2021

How to Lock a Folder with a Password in Windows 10

Are you concerned about the security of sensitive files on your Windows 10 computer? If yes, you may want to consider placing them in a password-protected folder. This way, you can keep prying eyes from gaining access to them. Don’t worry – you won’t require any third-party software tool to create such a folder. Note […]

June 4, 2021

How to Fix High Disk Usage by Sedlauncher.exe on Windows 10

As with previous versions of Windows, multiple processes are running on Windows 10. These processes serve specific functions that help your PC to run smoothly and keep up with tasks. However, these processes encounter problems from time to time and can interfere with your CPU. This malfunction prevents you from using your device, which can […]

May 6, 2021

How to Record Skype Calls on Windows and macOS

Skype is useful for all those virtual meetings and class sessions, even more so in this era of remote work and social distancing. If you find that you struggle to keep up with taking down notes on paper, then you need a way to record Skype calls. It is an excellent alternative to help you […]

April 26, 2021

The Fastest Methods to Transfer Files From Android to a Windows PC

Back in the day, transferring files between a computer and your phone could be a real pain. You’d have to find the right cables, go through a messy process, deal with formatting issues, and more. Today, things are much easier. If you need to send files from a smartphone to a Windows PC, you’ll find […]

April 8, 2021

What Is the Best Free Audio Recording Software for a Windows PC?

Audio recording technology has come a long way over the past two decades. Recording a music album 20 years ago required studio gear worth thousands of dollars. Your budget would have to cater to several multitrack digital recorders, a sizable mixing console, and a number of reverb units, outboard compressors, and other items. You’d also […]