How to enter BIOS
How to enter BIOS
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No computer could start without the BIOS (or EFI). The program runs in the background and is seldom of interest to users – unless something goes wrong. In that case, you may need to open your computer’s BIOS. But many people don’t know how it works. And manufacturers haven’t made entering BIOS particularly easy. You only have a few seconds to press a certain button when booting the system. But...

How to enter BIOS
How to clone hard drives in Windows
How to clone a hard drive [Windows]
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Cloning hard drives is the best way to migrate data and operating systems safely and efficiently. It’s essential to have the right software to ensure that the process goes smoothly. We’ll show you what to watch out for during the cloning and how to clone a hard drive in just a few steps with trusted programs.

How to clone a hard drive [Windows]
Hard drive not showing up
Why are hard drives not showing up sometimes?
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Faulty set-ups in the Windows operating system or in a disk drive can sometimes hinder hard drives or external hard drives from showing up. Another culprit could be a mechanical cause. In order to make a disk drive appear on your computer, the Windows operation system provides some useful utilities.

Why are hard drives not showing up sometimes?
Format USB Stick on Mac
How to format USB drives on Mac
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For USB sticks to work as storage media, they need to have their own file system. Without this, it can be added manually by formatting the flash drive. Mac users have a tool available for this with the “Disk Utility” program. Read this tutorial article to find out what the individual steps are and which file systems are available to use.

How to format USB drives on Mac
Formatting USB Drives
How to format USB drives
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File systems like NTFS or FAT don’t just play a key role in computers. Portable storage media like USB sticks also depend on these technologies for organizing data, in order to store and process files. If a system is missing or damaged, it can be added or repaired at any time by formatting the USB drive. But how exactly does this work?

How to format USB drives
Force quitting on a Mac
How to force an Mac App to quit
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Force quit applications on a Mac. Frozen applications caused by RAM overload or a program error can bring your entire workflow to a standstill. If the application does not respond at all, your only option is usually to force quit the program. Find out how to quit frozen applications on your Mac quickly.

How to force an Mac App to quit
Flush DNS
Flush DNS | How to clear your DNS cache
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Operating systems, such as Windows or macOS, automatically save information about address resolution from systems and applications in the network in a DNS cache. The purpose of this practical cache is to speed up network traffic. Read on to find out why it’s useful to regularly clear the DNS cache and how exactly such a DNS flush works.

Flush DNS | How to clear your DNS cache
Fixing error 0xc004f050
0xc004f050 | How to troubleshoot a failed Windows activation
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Error 0xc004f050 can appear when you try to activate Windows 10 and the activation cannot be completed successfully. There are a number of possible reasons why you might not be able to activate Windows. These range from a simple typo in the product key to hardware changes on your device. In this guide, we’ll show you how to resolve the problem.

0xc004f050 | How to troubleshoot a failed Windows activation
Fixing error 0xc00000e9
0xc00000e9 | How do you fix this Windows error?
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Error code 0xc00000e9 indicates an unexpected input/output error when reading or writing data in Windows systems. The error may occur randomly while the system is running and may affect only one specific drive. The error is particularly serious during the boot process because it will cause Windows to stop booting properly. What are some strategies for resolving this issue?

0xc00000e9 | How do you fix this Windows error?
Fixing error 0x803fa067
0x803fa067 | How to troubleshoot this Windows activation error
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Error 0x803fa067 can occur during the Windows activation process when you upgrade your Windows 10 Home edition to a Windows 10 Pro edition with enhanced functionality. The activation fails when you attempt to reactivate your license with a new product key. This error is usually caused by a failure to connect to Microsoft’s activation server. How do you fix this problem?

0x803fa067 | How to troubleshoot this Windows activation error