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The best articles, tips, tricks and tutorials for your favorite apps and programs

  • How to remove Windows 10 startup programs for a faster boot
    Every time you turn on your computer, Windows loads a long list of programs and components that help it function properly. However, not all of them are indispensable, and in many cases, they unnecessarily slow down the start of the system. It is possible to display a list of startup applications and disable them in two different ways.
  • How to remove the Windows 10 password to boot faster
    Usually, each Windows user has their own password. However, in some specific cases, it may be practical to eliminate this authentication method for faster start-up. The easiest method to achieve this is explained below.
  • What is God mode and how to activate it in Windows 10
    In the Control Panel, there is an advanced mode that lets you access, from one place, all the configuration tools of the system. This menu is intended for developers, and although any user can access it easily, it should be used with caution.
  • How to remove a user account from Windows 10
    To delete a user account in Windows 10, you must use the system settings application. To do this, open the start menu and click on the cogwheel.
  • How to record your screen in Windows 10
    Windows 10 incorporates a native screen recorder that will help you record on video everything that happens on your screen. Although it is a tool focused on the world of video games, it can be used for any other purpose, such as the creation of educational content. To run it, just use the keyboard combination Windows + G. Immediately, a series of windows will appear that house different utilities inside.
  • How to sign other users out of Windows 10
    Windows 10 lets you log in simultaneously with several users. Each active session consumes resources, drains RAM, and impoverishes computer performance. In this guide, we tell you how you can log out another person from your profile to improve the functioning of your computer.
  • How to download faster from Mega with MegaDownloader
    Improving the speed of MegaDownloader is possible thanks to Cheat Engine, a popular game and application modification tool. By applying a patch, it is possible to increase the download speed in a matter of seconds. To download Cheat Engine, you can use the link below.
  • How to download files from MegaDownloader without limits
    MegaDownloader has a series of settings that will help you download at maximum speed and without restrictions. To access the configuration menu, click on Options, and then, on Configuration.
  • Is MegaDownloader safe?
    MegaDownloader is a safe application. Its installation does not involve major modifications to the operating system or require access to sensitive areas. However, before installing and running this application on your computer, you should bear in mind some considerations.
  • How to fix MegaDownloader's errors when downloading
    MegaDownloader is not an official Mega application. Therefore, the company does not offer support for this tool or update it to improve its performance and solve errors. Being a particular development, MegaDownloader has some bugs, that fortunately, are easily solved.
  • How to speed up MegaDownloader
    If your downloads with MegaDownloader seem not to progress, take the following steps to improve speed and remove any limits. First, check that MegaDownloader is correctly installed on your computer. Then, download and install Cheat Engine, a very popular application modifier. You can get its installer safely from Malavida.
  • Why isn't MegaDownloader working and how to fix it
    MegaDownloader is a tool that lets you manage and download Mega links easily and quickly. Although its operation is usually very stable, it can present failures and errors at specific moments. It is important to remember that this software has been developed independently, and is not related to Mega. Therefore, the company does not offer official support for this application.
  • How to configure MegaDownloader
    MegaDownloader has a rich panel of settings that will help you customize the operation of the application. To access it, all you have to do is open the Options menu, and then, click on Configuration.
  • OpenOffice vs LibreOffice: comparison and differences
    The office automation business is dominated by Microsoft. But that does not mean that there are no good alternatives to the American company's suite. OpenOffice, and later, LibreOffice, are a true open-source option to the popular suite that is Office.
  • FakeApp Tutorial: how to create fake videos on your PC
    One of the latest hits in the world of the Internet and particularly software are deepfakes. You still do not know what I mean? A couple of months ago, a Reddit user, who is always an immeasurable source of procrastinating knowledge, was kind enough to share his latest creation with the community: FakeApp, a software that through the use of artificial intelligence, lets you change the faces of people in a video for others, generating a new video with them. Soon after you consider this idea, you will think of faceswap mobile apps that let you exchange faces in real-time or even worse, videos that have been circulating for some time on the net and especially in these last weeks of famous people doing shameless things.
  • How to sign in to Messenger
    Before the mobile revolution, Internet communication applications were very different. One of the greatest exponents of the golden age of instant messaging was Windows Live Messenger. This service, which is no longer available, was merged with Skype in 2013. The Chinese version lasted another year. Definitely, in the year 2014, the servers stopped working.
  • How to download songs from Spotify in MP3
    Spotify lets you save all your music locally if you have a Premium account. Thanks to this feature, you can enjoy your music anywhere, even if you do not have an Internet connection. The download is hidden from the user and the tracks can only be played from the official Spotify application. Of course, there is also no way to transfer it to an external player or burn the songs to a CD. Is there a way to transform Spotify music into MP3 files? Yes, there is, and we tell you about it in this guide.
  • How to delete DLL files in Windows 10
    A DLL file is an indispensable part of many applications developed for Windows. Within a DLL, there is an executable code that lets a software work correctly, either in its entirety or partially. DLL stands for Dynamic Library Link.
  • How to delete virtual drives in Windows 10
    Virtual drives are often used to mount an image file, thus avoiding the need to burn it to a CD or DVD. Image files are similar to compressed folders and contain a structure of folders and files necessary to carry out the installation of a software. They are usually represented by the extensions BIN, IMG, ISO, or CCD.
  • How to clone a hard drive in Windows 10
    Cloning an entire hard drive in Windows is a relatively simple task. All you need is the right tool and an additional unit of equal or greater size. Obviously, both units must be correctly connected and installed on your computer. If this is the case, it is as simple as downloading and installing the AOMEI Partition Assistant.
  • What is MegaDownloader, how to use it, and what is it for
    MegaDownloader is a download manager specifically designed to work with links from MEGA, the successor to the famous direct download platform, Megaupload. There is no official link between this application and the company that manages MEGA. Therefore, do not expect any kind of official support when using MegaDownloader.
  • How to configure UltraVNC
    UltraVNC lets remote control of any other computer thanks to the remote desktop function. You must know that this tool is made up of two main parts. On the one hand, the server called UltraVNC Server, and on the other hand, the software, known as UltraVNC Viewer. The server must be installed on the computer to be controlled, and the software, on the computer that is going to control and monitor. Therefore, during the installation, choose correctly which of the two functions you want to enable. You must do it by displaying the list and choosing between UltraVNC Server only or UltraVNC Viewer only. In the case of choosing Full Installation, both applications will be installed.
  • How to learn to type fast without looking at the keyboard with MecaNet
    When writing on a computer, speed is important. However, no matter how fast you are, if you do not press the right keys, you will lose a lot of time correcting mistakes. MecaNet is a tool that helps you improve your writing habits. But do not forget: there are no magic tricks. Becoming a master of typing is a matter of time, practice, and a lot of patience.
  • How to prevent Avast! from blocking a program
    Avast!, like many other antiviruses, lets you add exceptions to your scan to avoid compatibility problems in scans. If you want to free any specific application from the relentless scanning of this popular antivirus, follow the steps detailed below. First, open the main menu and click on Settings to open the application's general settings.
  • How to disable Avast Antivirus
    Avast is not a simple antivirus. In addition to classic scanning for malicious programs, this comprehensive security tool is capable of detecting ransomware or analyzing your WiFi network. Of course, all of these features require resources, which can affect the performance of your computer. Therefore, in this guide, we show you how to pause Avast or how to disable it permanently. To start, open the settings by displaying the main menu and clicking on Settings.
  • The best Office keyboard shortcuts
    As is usual in many applications focused on working environments, keyboard shortcuts are true allies of productivity. Not having to raise your hands to move the cursor saves a lot of time throughout the day. Of course, they are also ideal for homework or personal use. Office is one of those programs where keyboard shortcuts are really needed. Do you want to move through your documents like a real expert? Do not miss our compilation of the best shortcuts for Office.
  • How to adjust the download speed of Dropbox files
    Dropbox for Windows constantly updates and syncs our files in the cloud with the local storage of our computer. This can sometimes cause the bandwidth to be affected, reducing the speed of browsing or downloading other applications. Fortunately, Dropbox lets you adjust the maximum speed, and thus minimize the impact on our connection. Do you want to know how? Let us tell you about it. The first step is to search for Dropbox in the system bar. This section of the Windows taskbar is located on the right side. Click it to open the synchronization menu.
  • uTorrent or BitTorrent: Comparison and differences
    The Torrent download protocol lets you download all types of files easily and quickly. Two of the most popular torrent download managers are uTorrent and BitTorrent. If you are wondering which one to use, in this article, we compare them so you can make the right decision.
  • How to configure uTorrent to download faster
    Setting up uTorrent to download faster is very easy. Actually, you will only have to adjust some values, as detailed below. First, open the uTorrent settings. You can do this with the key combination CTRL + P, or by pressing Options, and then, Preferences.
  • How to remove an image's background in Photoshop
    One of the most popular Photoshop features is the ability to erase the background from any graphic document. This process can be useful in some specific editions, such as modifying the atmosphere of a picture or changing a landscape's sky. Below, we explain in detail the steps to erase an image's background.
  • How to crop an image in Photoshop
    Photoshop is a complete image processing suite. Although it has extraordinary and complex functions, it does not leave aside the simplest tasks. For example, it lets you freely select any item to isolate it from the original document. Just use the Lasso Tool. Pressing the letter L on the keyboard serves as a shortcut.
  • WhatsApp or Telegram: comparison and differences
    Instant messaging is unquestionably part of our lives. Although there are lots of messaging applications, WhatsApp and Telegram are two of the most used. Therefore, we will explain in this article what you can expect from each of them, what objectives they pursue, and what their key functions are.
  • The 5 best Lucky Patcher alternatives on Android
    Lucky Patcher is not alone. The truth is that there is a great variety of applications that let users make modifications to the most famous games. Here are the top 5. Before we start, we remind you that installing and using these tools carries some security risks for your device or your data. Also, many users use this type of application to avoid paying for certain features or benefits. Do not forget that this is detrimental to development studies and violates their terms and conditions of use.
  • The best Adobe Illustrator alternatives for PC
    When we talk about vector graphics, there is a name that immediately comes to mind, Adobe Illustrator. However, the truth is that there is a wide variety of alternatives, in some cases, free and open-source, that will help you create your logos, icons, or publications with the most common functionalities. The vector graphics files, encapsulated in the famous SVG file, are capable of storing infinitely scalable images without losing quality. Of course, the fact that Adobe Illustrator is the undisputed leader has made it almost a standard software. However, if you think it is time to make a change, these 5 alternatives may be perfect for you.
  • What is Adobe Acrobat Reader and what is it for
    Adobe Acrobat Reader is a program for computer and mobile devices created by the company Adobe, known for other software such as Photoshop, Premiere, or Illustrator. This program lets you work with PDF documents (Portable Document Format), created by Adobe, and that is a standard software recognized by the ISO since 2008.
  • How to reduce the size of a PDF file with Adobe Acrobat Reader
    To reduce the size of a PDF with Adobe Acrobat Reader, you need the Pro version of the program. The feature we are going to use is not included in the free version, if you are going to use this program for more than just reading PDF files, you will find yourself limited. You have two ways to save a document with reduced size: one automatic, and another through the PDF optimizer.
  • How to remove the right sidebar in Adobe Acrobat Reader
    To remove the sidebar on the right-hand side of Adobe Acrobat Reader, first, open the program and any PDF. If you look at the right side of the screen, you will see the following:
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader Portable: can it be downloaded?
    Unfortunately, it is not possible to download Adobe Acrobat Reader Portable. Adobe does not offer any version of its software that can be carried on a Pendrive. If you search the Internet, you will see lots of results, but we are sorry to inform you that these versions are mostly fakes, and there is no way to know what they contain (including malware).
  • How to insert notes and comments in a PDF document with Adobe Acrobat Reader
    Adding notes and comments within Adobe Acrobat Reader is as easy as opening a PDF with the program and right-clicking on the document. From the menu that will appear, click on Add sticky note:
  • How to combine PDF files with Adobe Acrobat Reader
    To combine PDF files using Adobe Acrobat Reader, first, open the program. When you have done so, click on Tools:
  • How to search inside a PDF with Adobe Acrobat Reader
    To search in a PDF document using Adobe Acrobat Reader, you have two options, one simple, and one advanced.
  • How to update Adobe Acrobat Reader
    To update Adobe Acrobat Reader, you have three options: you can do it from Malavida, through its own software, and from the Adobe website.
  • How to install Adobe Acrobat Reader
    To install Adobe Acrobat Reader on your PC, you must click on the green button that appears at the end of this text. This button will take you to the download access page, where you will have to click on the green button again:
  • What is Adobe Flash Player and what is it for
    Adobe Flash Player is a virtual machine that runs SWF files. In its beginnings, this technology was developed by Macromedia, however, nowadays, this software is distributed by Adobe. Flash Player is a totally free multi-platform software. Since it has no cost for the user, the use of Flash on the Internet became very popular, becoming an almost indispensable tool for surfing the web. Adobe Flash Player was available, at its peak, for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, Symbian OS, Android, and Pocket PC.
  • How to enable Adobe Flash Player in Google Chrome
    Adobe Flash is a technology in disuse. If we have the latest version of Google Chrome, all those elements developed in Flash included in a website will be blocked by default. It is important not to overlook that such blocking has been imposed for years to provide greater security and avoid the known vulnerabilities of SWF files.
  • How to configure eMule to download faster
    eMule requires specific initial settings to help you download faster. The first setting has to do with the firewall included in Windows, also known as Windows Firewall. EMule must be part of the exceptions of this security feature. Therefore, tap the Windows key and type in Firewall. Then, choose the Firewall & network protection option.
  • How to hide Android root with Magisk Manager
    Although getting superuser privileges on an Android device grants you new levels of options, the truth is that this process presents some inconveniences. One of the biggest problems with a rooted device is that many important applications stop working. For example, you may no longer be able to access your bank's official app, or you may not be able to play popular games such as Pokémon Go.
  • Is Magisk Manager safe?
    Magisk Manager is a totally safe application Today, this is the most popular rooting service and is recommended by the developer community over and over again. Of course, downloading and installing it does not put the integrity of our phone or operating system at risk. However, we must make some clarifications.
  • How to edit a photo already uploaded to Instagram
    Instagram lets its users edit certain fields in a photo after it has been uploaded. Specifically, after posting an image, you can modify the comment and the location. You can also tag other users in the picture. Unfortunately, the service prevents any content modification. Therefore, you cannot change filters or other settings, such as brightness or contrast. In that case, you have no choice but to delete the image and upload it again.
  • How to fix camera errors in Instagram
    Instagram can capture images and videos without the need to leave the application. If you are having problems with this function, here are some tips to improve its operation or solve it definitively.