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How to Create a Guest Account on Windows 11

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An easy way to share your computer is to use a dedicated guest account. They can have their own space without access to your personal stuff. We’ll show you how to create a guest account in Windows 11.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/779862/how-to-create-a-guest-account-on-windows-11/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

Stop Shutting Down Your Windows PC

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If you’re in the habit of completely shutting down your Windows PC on a regular basis, you might be inconveniencing yourself unnecessarily. Windows 10 and Windows 11 include more effective methods of saving power—and they also save you time. Here’s what to do instead.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/776152/stop-shutting-down-your-windows-pc/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

Chrome OS Could Steal Windows’ Best Customization Feature

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Wait, Chrome OS doesn’t have one of these yet? Google is testing a Chrome OS Personalization menu that lets you quickly change your wallpaper and switch between light or dark mode, similar to the Personalization tab in Windows’ Settings. If this feature ever reaches a stable Chrome OS build, users can access it by right-clicking their Shelf.

The experimental Personalization menu was first discovered by u/Powerful_General_133 and reported to the Chrome OS subreddit on January 12. According to u/Powerful_General_133, the Personalization menu is only available in the latest ChromeOS Dev build. (They also mention that the new Chrome OS Dev build has some Material You theming, similar to Android 12.)

A screenshot of the Personalization option in the ChromeOS right-click menu.u/Powerful_General_133

Now, we’re not exactly sure what Google is planning for this Personalization menu. But we doubt that it’s just for changing your wallpaper and switching to dark mode. When it’s finished, the Chrome OS Personalization menu could contain settings to adjust text size, system color settings, default apps, system behavior, and other preferences.

Unfortunately, you have to switch over to the less-than-stable Chrome OS Dev build if you want to try the experimental Personalization menu. If you’re on the stable Chrome OS build and want dark mode, open the Chrome browser and type chrome://flags in the address bar. Then, search for “Dark/Light Mode of System UI.”

We hope that the Chrome OS Personalization menu ends up looking like Windows’ Personalization tab, which is quite robust. Of course, this feature is still in its very early stages, and there’s no guarantee that it will ever appear in a stable Chrome OS build.

Source: u/Powerful_General_133

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/107524/chrome-os-could-steal-windows-best-customization-feature/
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Microsoft Is Testing a Windows 7-Like Alt+Tab for Windows 11

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Microsoft announced a new build for the Windows 11 Dev channel, and the company is testing a new Alt+Tab experience in the build. It creates a more Windows 7-like Alt+Tab experience, which will be a welcomed change if it makes its way to the final version of Windows 11.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/778567/microsoft-is-testing-a-windows-7-like-alttab-for-windows-11/
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The Best Way to Fix a Stuck Windows Update

Windows 11No matter which version of Windows you use, it’s important to stay on top of the latest Windows Update. These updates give Microsoft the chance to patch any potential problems, fix security issues, and introduce new features. While you sometimes may want to opt-out of an update or two, the general rule of thumb is that it’s good to download … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/the-best-way-to-fix-a-stuck-windows-update-05705466/
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11 Legitimate Windows Processes that Can Look Like Malware

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Windows processes play a significant role in the proper running of your PC or laptop. Some, like csrss.exe and winlogon.exe, are so crucial that if you mistakenly decide to terminate them, you may end up crashing your device. Malware authors take advantage of such a criticality to infect healthy Windows systems. The premise is that viruses, adware, spyware and Trojan’s can be labeled anything – even named after standard Windows system processes.

Below are a few leading Windows 11 and 10 processes often confused for their namesake malware. Learn how to spot the fakes if they show up on your system.

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Colors Look Weird in Windows 11? You’re Not Alone

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Windows 11, like any new operating system, has had its fair share of issues. The latest sees many users with HDR displays (and some without) having problems with colors displaying correctly in image editing applications.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/776229/colors-look-weird-in-windows-11-youre-not-alone/
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How to Send Links to a Windows PC From Your Android Phone

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Windows and Android are both extremely popular. Naturally, many people use both platforms on a daily basis. We’ll show you how to send links between your phone and PC with Microsoft’s Your Phone app, which is built into Windows 11 and Windows 10.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/773223/how-to-send-links-to-a-windows-pc-from-your-android-phone/
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How to Set Up OpenVPN in Windows

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If you’re looking to bypass government or institutional censorship on the Web, you can do it with a VPN client. Most commercial VPNs will even let you access regionally-locked content, like U.S. Netflix, Hulu or Disney+. If you don’t want to buy a VPN subscription, you can get the OpenVPN client. This article explores what OpenVPN is, how it works, the different versions, and how to install and use it on your new Windows 11 installation.

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What Is OpenVPN?

OpenVPN is an open-source virtual private network protocol. It enables you to secure your Internet connection from one computer to another using a secure encrypted… Read more14959391.gif

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Windows 11’s Default Command Line Catches up to Mac and Linux

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Microsoft is making a significant change to its command-line experience in Windows 11, as the company is changing the default to Windows Terminal. This creates an experience that’s more competitive with Mac and Linux.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/774447/windows-11s-default-command-line-catches-up-to-mac-and-linux/
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