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Windows 10 split screen
How to split a screen in Windows 10
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When you use two or more programs at the same time, the back and forth between them can be tiresome and ineffective. Luckily, there’s a practical solution to this in Windows 10: split screen mode. With split screen, two windows can be presented in one half of the monitor (or four programs for a quarter of the monitor). We’ll show you how to split your screen in Windows 10 using your mouse or...

How to split a screen in Windows 10
Windows 10 safe mode
How to start Windows 10 in safe mode
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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 start Windows 10 in safe mode
Windows 10 Photo Viewer
How to use Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10
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If you have been using Microsoft operating systems for a long time, you may have noticed that in Windows 10 what was previously the Windows Photo Viewer has been replaced by the so-called ‘Photos’ app. If you would like to continue using the classic viewer instead, you can reactivate it with a few small changes to the Windows Registry.

How to use Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10
Windows 10 hibernation
How to enable and disable hibernation in Windows 10
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In hibernate mode, the power supply of a laptop is usually turned down, using significantly less energy than sleep mode. This saves energy and battery life. After you wake up your device, you can resume your work at the exact point that you paused it. Read on to find out how to enable or disable Windows 10 hibernation.

How to enable and disable hibernation in Windows 10
Windows 10: defragmenting the hard disk
How to defrag a Windows 10 Hard Drive
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Defragmenting can speed up your hard disk and boost your computer’s performance – that used to be the case. Modern file systems and SSD data carriers make defragmentation almost superfluous and can even be more harmful than beneficial. Windows 10 takes care of this once time-consuming process automatically in the background, without users noticing any delay.

How to defrag a Windows 10 Hard Drive
Windows 10 dark mode
How to enable or disable Windows 10 dark mode
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Windows 10 dark mode improves readability considerably in dark lighting conditions. The alternative mode protects the eyes and promotes concentration, while reducing the energy consumption of the display significantly. We show you three ways to enable the Windows 10 dark theme – in the system settings, via the registry, and using free software.

How to enable or disable Windows 10 dark mode
Windows 10: creating a backup
How to backup Windows 10
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In Windows 10, making a backup is the most secure way to protect your data in the event of a system crash or hardware issue. The Windows 10 backup allows you to save all your programs, private data, and system settings as an exact system image. If your computer or laptop gets damaged, the Windows 10 backup can easily be transferred to another device.

How to backup Windows 10
What is MBR?
MBR (Master Boot Record) explained
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Although there are now better and more effective alternatives, the master boot record (MBR) continues to be an important piece of code for start-up especially in the world of Windows. At a size of just 512 bytes, it still reliably launches countless PCs to this day. However, if the BIOS is unable to find it or if it’s unreadable due to defective hardware, administrators and users face a real...

MBR (Master Boot Record) explained
Split screen windows 11
How to split a screen in Windows 11
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Owners of a single computer screen understand just how tedious it can be to switch back and forth between several application windows. Windows 11 has a solution to this problem with its split-screen function which you can activate in just a few clicks or keystrokes. Find out how to split the Windows 11 screen step by step.

How to split a screen in Windows 11
Set up dual monitors
How to set up dual monitors in Windows 10 and 11
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For those who find one desktop not enough, Windows offers the option to set up a second screen. This makes it easier for you to work both on the desktop and on the laptop. A second screen is supported by default in Windows 10 and 11. How to set up dual monitors is revealed in our step-by-step guide. Read on to find out more.

How to set up dual monitors in Windows 10 and 11