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How to Find Your Router’s IP Address on Any Computer, Smartphone, or Tablet

Ever run into a snag when trying to configure something because you are having trouble finding your router’s IP address? Stress no more. This article will explain how you can find the router’s IP address on almost any device, from Apple, to Windows, to Android, to Chromebook, and more. This step-by-step article will walk you through the steps to find the IP address depending on your device. Click the link below to see the full article.



Why Long-Pressing the Power Button Could Damage Your System

When turning off your system do you press and hold the power button until the device shuts off? If you answered yes, there are downsides to doing this. There is a far more graceful approach for your system.

Holding down the power button forces the system off. This is oftentimes done before doing what it needs to do to maintain the integrity of your system. When you perform this task with the more graceful approach – clicking the power off option from the screen menu will allow it to slowly shut down. This ensures everything is finished in the backend prior to the shut off. The link below will take you to the full article.



How to Remove Edge Browser Tabs From Alt+Tab on Windows 10

Starting with the October 2020 update, Windows 10 now shows Microsoft Edge browser tabs in the Alt+Tab task switcher by default. For some people, this may be handy. But, if you want to disable tabs in Alt+Tab, it’s easy to fix in Settings. Here’s how.

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How to Enable or Disable Windows 10’s Full-Screen Start Menu

While in desktop mode, Windows 10 allows you to use the Start menu in a full-screen mode (like the Start menu in tablet mode) or in a more traditional way that only covers part of the screen. Here’s how to change how it works.

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How to Hide the App List in Windows 10’s Start Menu

When you open the Start menu in Windows 10, you normally see an alphabetical list of apps installed on your system. If you’d like to have a smaller sleeker Start Menu, it’s possible to hide the app list on the left. Here’s how.

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How to Send an Email with a Different “From” Address in Outlook

If you have multiple email accounts in Microsoft Outlook, you can change the “From” address in a new email. This is quicker than swapping to a different inbox, and lets you send emails from different addresses, even if they aren’t your own. Here’s how—with some caveats.

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Using Virtual Desktops on Windows 10

If you use virtual desktops on Windows 10, these keyboard shortcuts will give you more control and speed up your Windows experience. Just like most Windows 10 features, you can control several aspects of your virtual desktops without a mouse.

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How to Block Emails from Specific Senders in Microsoft Outlook

There are some people you never want to hear from. You can’t stop them from sending you emails, but you can set up Microsoft Outlook to automatically delete the emails as soon as they arrive. Here’s how.


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How to Change the Icon of a Shortcut on Windows 10

Icons were invented as a quick way to visually identify information on a computer, but sometimes a Windows 10 shortcut icon is so generic that it doesn’t feel useful. In that case, Windows makes it easy to customize the icon. Here’s how to do it.

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30 Essential Windows Key Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10

“The Windows key made its first appearance in 1994, and it’s still an essential tool for Windows 10 power users. Here are the most important Windows key keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 you should know about.”

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