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Tips for Repairing a Broken Windows 10 Installation
http://www.groovypost.com So you finally upgraded to Windows 10, only to discover your installation is broken. The Start menu is not working, apps are not opening or crashing, and an assortment of error messages are popping up on screen. This is...
Guide for Freeing Up Drive Space on Windows 10 PCs
http://www.groovypost.com With Spring only a few days away, it’s a good time to think about cleaning up your Windows computer. If you’re running Windows 10 and running low on space, here’s a look at some ways you can reclaim it....
How to Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 10
http://www.groovypost.com Microsoft, by default, hides important application files and folders in Windows to keep users from accidentally deleting them. But if you’re tech savvy, and need to modify files for apps, or are troubleshooting,...
How to Take a Screenshot in Office and Insert It into a Document
http://www.groovypost.com If you’re composing a document in Word or PowerPoint presentation, you might find an image you’d like to insert quickly. There are third-party tools like SnagIt that will let you do it, but you might not be...
Adobe Issues Emergency Patch for Flash Player
http://www.groovypost.com In what seems to be common news these days, Adobe has issued an emergency update for its Flash media player. It patches nearly two dozen (18 is the current count) critical vulnerabilities, one of which is already being...
How to Delete Blank Cells in a Microsoft Excel 2013 or 2016
http://www.groovypost.com If you work with a large data set in an Excel workbook, there are times you might need to delete a blank cell or set of blank cells. The process can become time consuming; if you have a lot of data. Instead of going...
How to Prevent Windows 7/8.1 from Automatically Updating to Windows 10
http://www.groovypost.com Microsoft, on February 1st, 2016 moved the Windows 10 update on Windows 7 and 8.1 systems from Optional to Recommended. If you have Windows 7 or 8.1 set to automatically install Recommended updates, and you don’t...
Tips for Starting the New Year Off Right With Your Computer
http://www.groovypost.com At the start of a new year, many people make resolutions: lose weight, get out of debt, and so on. Your computer can use some TLC too. These tips are great any time of year, but why not start a few new habits?   You...
How to Change the Chrome, Firefox or IE Default Downloads Folder
http://www.groovypost.com Browsers on Windows 10 and other versions of Windows set your download location to the Downloads folder on your local drive. Here’s a look at how to change the location in Google Chrome, IE, and Firefox. The...
Fix Fuzzy Windows 10 Text on High Resolution Displays
http://www.groovypost.com Windows 10 has some great new features and is much better than Windows 8.1. However, Windows 10 displays some blurry fonts on high-resolution devices. Here’s a look at the problem and how to fix it.   The problem...
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