Windows’ Quick Access is a quick and easy wayto gain dynamic access to the files and folders that are most important to youon your Windows machine. It’s such a small feature, but it’s one that Windowsjust wouldn’t be the same without. WIndows isn’t perfect, though. As it’slearning the files and folders that you access the most, there may be a fewthat you don’t want to be displayed in a menu that’s so prominent in WindowsExplorer. If so, there are ways around that. In this article, let’s talk about a few of the ways you can customize your Windows 10 Quick Access menu so that you

You know about the cloud and how that’s basically your files on a server somewhere else. But how do those files get there? One way is through something called the File Transfer Protocol or FTP. If you’re running a website on a content management system (CMS) like WordPress , SquareSpace, or Wix , you’ve probably uploaded images using their built-in tools. Or…you could use an FTP client to upload files to your website. Why Use FTP? The built-in upload tools in something like WordPress usethe hyper-text transfer protocol (HTTP). This method works well for most situations.In fact, uploading files this way is often the best

When I first built my PC, I noticed the blue LED lights for the fans in my case were pulsing light, when they were supposed to emanate a constant beam of light. I couldn’t figure out what the problem was, and it didn’t seem to affect performance, so I just left it alone for a while. Recently, the flickering became more intense and I figured it would finally be worth looking into. The results turned out to be really interesting and I have found a few possible reasons for the problem and their respective solutions. #3 – Reinitializing the Drivers The most common issue when

Out of the box, Mozilla Firefox’s open-source browser has more privacy functions than most other mainstream options. While a few of the default settings are powerful bastions against malicious cyber activity, the majority of this safety stems from settings—and as with any kind of software, you can improve the functionality by changing and modifying these settings. There are add-ons galore that affect yourFirefox experience. We’ll get into those later in the article, but for now,let’s start with the basics: the simplest steps you can take to improve Firefox’ssecurity. 1. Set up a Master Password Open any modern browser and you’ll be giventhe option to save

Aren’t GIFsgreat? They make responding to online comments way more fun. If you want to bepart of the conversation but couldn’t find the appropriate GIF to use, why notcreate one? In this post,we’ll show you how to make GIFs you can share with friends. Find a Video Making GIFsstarts with a great video. Your final output will be compressed so you’d wantto have a high-resolution video to start with. Most GIFs aremoments captured on film. Think of a show or movie moment that sums up youremotion. If you’re lucky, you’d be able to find a copy of that on YouTube orVimeo. You can alsocreate a

In the cult-classic film Office Space, there’s an iconic scene where a group of office workers take their lamentable printer/copier into a field and proceed to destroy it with a vengeance while an explicit rap song plays in the background. For many people that scene is a form of wish fulfilment. If only we could take the printers that make our own lives a misery out to a field for a quick execution. Unfortunately, that’s not really an option in real life, so your best choice is to find and fix printer problems as they crop up. Although printer problems can feel like infuriating mysteries,

Is your laptopkeyboard not functioning like it used to? Is it taking too long to respond toyour keystrokes? Does nothing happen when you press some of the keys? Did thekeyboard stop working? In this post,you’ll learn how to reset your keyboard settings to make those pesky keyboardissues go away by. IsIt a Hardware Problem? First, you shoulddetermine if what you have isn’t a hardware issue. After all, no amount ofresetting can fix a broken laptop keyboard. There are acouple of ways you can go about it. One, you can physically inspect yourkeyboard for obvious defects. The other would be by booting in Safe Mode. Press

In the modern world, large files are more common than ever before. In the early days of computing, programmers and developers did what they could to compress file sizes out of absolute necessity. In 2019, when NAS devices are readily available and petabyte drives are just around the corner, file sizes do not have to be small—but huge files do take extra time to transfer from one storage device to another. When you don’t have hours to move a filefrom place to place, the next best option is to choose a method with fasttransfer rates. USB Transfer Rates USB is one of the most common

Windows Updatesare either a godsend or a curse. While the program does help keep your computerup-to-date and protected, the endless updates can be annoying. Work can bedisrupted because updates can hog your internet consumption. And the fear thatyour computer can restart at a crucial point can be disruptive. Even worse,sometimes Windows Updates can take forever to finish. It leaves you wonderingif it really is downloading updates or if something went wrong and that it’sstuck checking for updates. Fortunately,there are steps you can take to fix the issue. In this post, we’ll show you afew simple steps so you can get the updates over and done

With Google behind their very own GooglePhotos app, you have access to a number of powerful photo search tools thatmany people aren’t aware of. Let’s take a look at what tools are available. From searching text in photos to searching byface and location, Google Photos does an excellent job at gathering informationfrom your photos so that you can find them through search. Once you know how to use Google Photos’ searchtools, it will be very easy to find any photo saved to the cloud so long as youhave a tiny bit of information about what you’re looking for. Basic Search Tools in GooglePhotos     Let’s first