How to Check if a Windows 10 Product Key Is Genuine

Are you worried that you may actually be using a pirated copy of Windows 10? If you bought your copy of Windows directly from Microsoft or from a reputable retailer, then you’re probably OK, but software piracy is still a problem.  Using an unauthorized version of Windows doesn’t just mean that you haven’t paid Microsoft […]

Why Is My Printer Printing Blank Pages and How To Fix It?

Nothing can be more frustrating than carefully compiling your work and pressing print, only for your printer to randomly produce blanks. The printer may be new or in good working condition, but the printout is blank or missing ink. While an empty ink cartridge is a common reason for this problem, it’s not always the […]

How to Fix the dxgmms2.sys BSOD Error in Windows 10

The “dxgmms2.sys” blue screen of death (BSOD) error occurs when the DirectX Graphics MMS system file in Windows 10 crashes due to outdated, buggy, or broken graphics card drivers. But rarely, general file corruption and memory-related faults can also contribute to the issue. If you keep experiencing the “dxgmms2.sys” BSOD error repeatedly while playing games […]

How to Convert YouTube to MP3 on Windows, Mac and Mobile

If you like playing some background music while working, exercising or studying, or you prefer to listen to a podcast while relaxing, YouTube offers lots of free, engaging content to keep you going.  While you can technically download videos from YouTube and then use a tool to rip the audio files , it’s a time-consuming […]

What Is Vsync and Should You Use It?

Vsync is an option that you’ll see in most PC video games and sometimes even in other applications. But what is Vsync? What does it do? Should you switch it on or off?  The answer to this is complicated, but once you understand the purpose of Vsync you’ll know when to switch it on or […]

How to Use Skype on Chromebook

Skype remains one of the best platforms for instant messaging, voice calls, and video conferencing. You can use Skype on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, smart speaker, console, etc. Skype also works perfectly on Chromebooks . If you bought a new Chromebook, converted your old laptop into a Chromebook , or you’re still getting familiar with […]

How to Fix the Clock on Windows 10

If your Windows 10 computer is displaying the incorrect date or time, you can change it quickly and easily in your computer’s Settings app.  While you can set Windows 10 to automatically determine the time based on your current location, it doesn’t always work well. You may still get the wrong time whenever you start […]

How to Scan Multiple Pages Into One PDF File

Generally, when scanning multiple pages, the scanning device creates a new file for each scan. This works if the scanned pages don’t need to be combined. However, when scanning a  multi-page document, sometimes it may be useful to make one PDF file containing all your scanned pages . You can scan multiple pages into one […]

How to Use the Google Home App on Mac and PC

If you just bought a Google-compatible smart device like the Google Home Mini or you have a Google Chromecast device, you’ll need to use the Google Home app to set it up.  The Google Home app is a handy way to view and control your gadgets. The app is designed to work with iOS and […]

Can’t Eject External Hard Drive on Windows? 7 Possible Fixes

Recently, several colleagues have complained that they can’t eject external hard drives on their Windows computers. There are several reasons for this, including outdated or malfunctioning USB drivers that are preventing the removal of the drive, or other processes accessing the contents of the drive. You could choose to unplug the drive without closing the […]