If you use a regularly updated version of Chrome, you probably noticed a change this week in the way that the browser looks. That’s because Google has just launched its newest version of Chrome, complete with a visual overhaul. Thankfully for those who don’t like the new look, there’s a way to switch back. Here’s how.
If you’re playing a game, editing a document, or doing anything that might cause you to hit the Shift key on your keyboard a few times, you’ll likely hear an annoying beep and see a message pop up talking about something called Sticky Keys. Here’s a quick look at exactly what Sticky Keys is, why you probably don’t need it, and how you can turn this prompt off so that it never interrupts your work or play again.
If you use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app in macOS to connect to another Windows PC on your network, you may see a warning about an unverified certificate when you try to connect. Here’s how to configure your Mac to always trust that certificate so you’ll no longer see the warning message.
Many users report that browsing Steam via the app is significantly slower than browsing it via a web browser on the same PC with the same Internet connection. If you’ve experienced this, the good news is that one common solution is to disable a Windows networking setting that you probably don’t need anyway. Here’s how it works.
When you push the power button on your PC case, your PC shuts down. This can be incredibly annoying if you pressed the button by accident or, more typically, if it was pressed by a curious young child or pet while you’re in the middle of a work or gaming session. Here’s how to prevent this from happening again by changing what the power buttons do in Windows 10.
If you’ve mapped a network drive or server to your Windows PC via its IP address, you may see a warning message when attempting to transfer files from the network location to your local drives: “these files might be harmful to your computer.” Here’s how to prevent this warning for networked devices you trust.
When you paste text into Microsoft Word, the default behavior is to keep the text’s source formatting. There are ways to tell Word to keep the text only, but if you almost never want to keep source formatting, it’s annoying to have to adjust your pasted text each time. Instead, here’s how you can configure Word to paste with the Keep Text Only option by default.
Website notifications can be a convenient way to stay up to date with your favorite websites. But some users don’t want to use Web notifications. Instead of being forced to decline notification requests on every website, here’s how you can block all notification requests in the latest version of Firefox.
Unless you’ve configured your account to skip the password, or are using an alternative login method, you need to type your password at the login screen in order to log in to your Windows account. But what if your keyboard is broken or not responding? Or what if you’re using a touch screen kiosk that doesn’t have a keyboard? Here’s how to log in to Windows without a keyboard as long as you have a working mouse, trackpad, or touch screen.
Apple’s new HomePod has earned high marks for audio quality, but it works only via AirPlay. This is no problem for those with iPhones, iPads, and Macs, but what about Windows users? Is there any way to stream audio from Windows to HomePod? Indeed there is! Here’s how to do it.