One of the best security practices is to rename the Administrator account to deter attackers. Here’s how to rename the Administrator account in Windows.
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Windows has a Snipping Tool that allows you to easily take screenshots. Here is how you can use Snipping Tool to take and edit screenshots.
If you have installed a Windows update and your PC crashes as a result, here is how you can uninstall the Windows Updates and get your system back up and running again.
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Deleting files in Windows is easy, but recovering them is not. Power Data Recovery helps you to recover deleted data and partitions with a few clicks. Check out its review and participate in the giveaway.
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