Windows 10 safe mode

Starting Windows 10 in safe mode: a how-to with different options

Safe mode in Windows 10 strips the Microsoft operating system down to its most vital functions. In the case of many critical hardware or software errors, Windows 10 can still be booted in safe mode. This makes diagnosing and repairing errors much simpler. Read on and learn how to boot safe mode in Windows 10.

How to recover deleted files from the Recycle Bin

Windows: recovering deleted files from the Recycle Bin

Did you accidentally delete a file in Windows? Don’t worry, Windows initially moves deleted files to the Recycle Bin, which you can easily access. The files are not permanently deleted until you empty the Recycle Bin. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how to recover files from the Recycle Bin or a deleted folder.

Windows: show hidden folders and files

Windows: how to show hidden files and folders

Want to know how to show hidden folders in Windows? By default, the Windows operating system hides numerous files and folders to prevent the user from accessing them. Most of these files are important system files that are protected for a good reason, but sometimes you need to display them anyway. In this guide, we’ll show you how with step-by-step instructions.

Delete a Linux directory

Remove a directory in Linux: a simple guide

Sometimes you may need to delete an entire folder rather than just individual files. If you want to remove a Linux directory, there are several ways to do it. Here are a few basic solutions that use either File Manager or Terminal. We also explain what you can do if you don’t have the necessary rights.

Mac: start in safe mode

Mac: safe mode – explanation and guide

If your Mac starts to struggle with simple tasks and is unable to launch programs as normal, this typically means there’s a serious problem with the operating system. Starting the Mac in safe mode can provide a quick solution for rectifying lots of minor issues and system errors. Read this article to find out how to boot your Mac in safe mode.

Screen recording on Mac

Mac: recording your screen made easy

Recording the screen of your MacBook or iMac is a useful way to help explain things to friends, colleagues, or support staff. As of macOS Mojave, Apple has included its own alternative to the popular QuickTime player, so that you can record your screen quickly and easily. We’ll explain how to record your Mac screen using either one of these tools.

Screen recording in Windows 10

Screen recording in Windows 10: start recording via the Xbox Game Bar

Screen recording is a practical function that can be used in many different fields from webinars, to tutorials and gaming. As of Windows 10, it’s become a fixed feature of the operating system, making external software superfluous. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll explain how to record your screen in Windows 10 in just a few clicks.

Showing hidden files on a Mac

Showing hidden files and folders on a Mac

How do you show hidden files and folders on your Mac? And why are folders and files hidden at all? In this how-to article, we’ll answer these questions and offer additional practical tips. For example, we’ll explain how to use Terminal commands to show files on a Mac and how to access hidden files using a file manager.

Screenshots in Windows 10

Taking screenshots in Windows 10: keyboard shortcuts and tools

Many third-party providers offer tools for taking screenshots in Microsoft’s latest operating system. However, there is already a variety of standard options for taking screenshots in Windows 10. You can simply use the established keyboard shortcuts for taking screenshots or the Snipping Tool which has been included in Windows for quite some time.

Windows 8 safe mode

Booting Windows 8 in safe mode – how it works

In an emergency, safe mode in Windows 8 can prevent things from getting worse. Even with permanent blue screens and complete system failures, the special operating mode allows you to save important data and remove viruses, and may prevent the need to reinstall Windows. In this detailed tutorial, we’ll show you ways to boot Windows 8 in safe mode.


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