How to Fix “DNS_probe_finished_bad_config” in Chrome

There are any number of issues that could prevent you from loading webpages in Google Chrome, from a broken internet connection to a domain name server (DNS) outage . It can also be caused by a form submission (err_cache_miss) error or, if the problem isn’t on your end, a slow or broken web server that […]

How to Create and Use a Password Reset Disk in Windows 10

Although there are several ways to access your Windows computer if you forget your password , using a “Password Reset Disk” is by far the fastest. If you fear that you may someday forget your PC’s password, we recommend creating a password reset disk immediately. Compared to other password reset methods (security questions, for example), […]

How to Trim a Video with Microsoft Stream

Stream is Microsoft’s video-sharing service where users can view, upload, and share videos securely with other people in the same organization. It’s only available to Microsoft 365 subscribers, and it’s browser-based—i.e., there’s no stand-alone Stream desktop app. While Microsoft Stream is definitely not a robust video editor , it does allow you to trim the […]

Windows Key Not Working in Windows 10? 10+ Ways to Fix It

The Windows key is incredibly helpful when used in combination with other keys on your keyboard. Besides opening the Start menu, the Windows key can do all kinds of things including rearranging windows, opening the Action Center , locking your screen and managing virtual desktops. If the Windows key isn’t working, it breaks lots of […]

What to Do With an Old Android or iPhone

“I can’t throw them out, they still work…sort of. But I don’t know what to do with them!” Did you read that in your own voice? Yeah, me too.  There are several cool or useful things to do with an old iPhone or Android. You already know about using it as a media server with […]

WiFi Keeps Disconnecting All The Time? Here’s How To Fix It

A patchy WiFi connection that keeps dropping out of service over and over again can be a major inconvenience. The culprit could be anything from an out-of-date router and slow internet speeds to an incorrect computer setting or a huge outage on your internet service provider’s end. To help you figure out why your WiFi […]

Windows 10 Night Light Not Working? 8 Ways to Fix

Constant exposure to blue light from electronic devices can cause visual problems and ruin your sleep pattern. On Windows 10, the Night Light feature prevents digital eye strain and improves sleep quality by reducing blue light emission from your computer’s display. Despite its benefits, there are times when the feature malfunctions. If you’re on this […]

Right Click Not Working in Windows 10? 19 Ways to Fix

Are you having trouble performing a right-click (or secondary click) with a mouse or touchpad in Windows 10? Since you can’t do serious work without access to any context menus, this is a problem that needs to be solved ASAP. Sure, you can right-click using your keyboard , but that isn’t exactly a practical long-term […]

What is the Antimalware Service Executable Process & Is It Safe?

When you’re infected with stubborn malware that you find difficult to remove, you might rush to install a third-party antivirus or anti-malware solution. While these work fine, Windows 10 has its own high-quality antivirus protection called Microsoft Defender (previously Windows Defender) that you can use instead. This protection is among the hundreds of Windows services […]

ATX vs Micro-ATX vs Mini-ITX: Which Is The Best?

If you’re thinking about building a new PC , one of the most important considerations you’ll make is your choice of motherboard. After all, this is the central point of your PC, joining up all of your components to create the machine you’ll use for work, fun, or a combination of the two. Not all […]