Desktop PCs How-To

  • How to Speed Up Windows

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    Windows running slow? We show you how to speed up a slow PC

    06 Sep 2019

  • How to Remove Windows 10 Startup Programs

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    Does your computer take a long time to boot up? Too many programs launching at once could be your problem

    03 Sep 2019

  • How to speed up your PC


    We show you how to make your PC run like new

    02 Sep 2019

  • How to fix a laptop that won't turn on

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    Laptop or PC not booting up? We've got some fixes for you

    21 Aug 2019

  • How to Fix Application Unable to Start Correctly Error (0xc000007b)

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    Seven things you can try to get your app or game to load correctly

    21 Aug 2019

  • How to fix Windows 10 slow boot

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    Make your Windows 10 PC spring into life faster

    14 Aug 2019

  • How to check if your computer has Bluetooth

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    We show you how to find out if your Windows 10 PC has Bluetooth.

    12 Aug 2019

  • How to format a hard drive or SSD

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    Formatting will wipe all the data from a hard drive, and here's how to do it

    09 Aug 2019

  • How to avoid phishing scams

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    Ways to spot and foil fake emails that try to trick you into giving away your account details

    07 Aug 2019

  • What's the Best CPU Temperature?

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    Here are the processor temperatures you should aim for when gaming and idling

    06 Aug 2019

  • How to make your PC quieter

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    If your computer is noisy and distracting, here are some ways to make it quieter

    30 Jul 2019

  • How to Check RAM Speed

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    Knowing how fast is your computer RAM is important if you're adding more

    29 Jul 2019

  • Is My Hard Drive Failing?

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    Avoid losing precious data by checking the state of your hard drive (and backing up your files)

    29 Jul 2019

  • How to disable your webcam and microphone

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    Your webcam could be used by hackers to spy on you. We show you how to stop them

    26 Jul 2019

  • How to lower your ping

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    Expert tips to reduce your ping and improve your online gaming experience

    21 Jun 2019

  • How to Protect your Computer from ZombieLoad Attack

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    Windows, Mac and Linux PCs running post-2011 Intel processors are vulnerable to ZombieLoad

    15 May 2019

  • How to set a default graphics card


    Select which graphics card you'd like to assign to programs and games

    03 May 2019

  • How to Overclock CPU

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    We explain the risks and steps involved in overclocking your processor

    30 Apr 2019

  • How to Recall Gmail: Unsend Email

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    Unsend those Gmail messages sent in haste and immediately regretted

    26 Apr 2019

  • How to update Kodi


    Kodi has released its new v18.2 build, named Leia, and we show you how to update your devices to the latest version

    24 Apr 2019

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