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Finding duplicate files in Windows
Find duplicate files in Windows 10: 3 tools you can use
  • Know-how

Duplicate and unused files on the hard drive take up valuable storage space and make it hard to see what’s on there. Luckily, there are several different clean-up tools that you can use to find and remove duplicate files. This way, you can improve the clarity of the mass of data in just a few clicks. We will explain how you can find and remove duplicate files in our quick guide.

Find duplicate files in Windows 10: 3 tools you can use
Split screen windows 11
Split a screen in Windows 11: how to use the split-screen function
  • Configuration

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.

Split a screen in Windows 11: how to use the split-screen function
Reset Windows 11
Reset Windows 11: how to factory restore your device
  • Configuration

Is Windows 11 no longer starting up or shutting down without displaying an error message? Do programs crash regularly? Or does the operating system no longer perform at the usual speed? You can use troubleshooting tools or try resetting Windows 11 as a last resort to restore settings. We explain how this works in our article.

Reset Windows 11: how to factory restore your device
Screen capture Windows 11
Screen capture in Windows 11: here’s how it works
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To record video clips of desktop applications or games, Microsoft users don’t need any additional software. Much like Windows 10, Windows 11 comes preinstalled with a native recording tool, the Xbox Game Bar. Read on to find out how to create screen recordings in Windows 11 using the tool.

Screen capture in Windows 11: here’s how it works
Add a user in Windows 11
Windows 11: Add user – here’s how
  • Configuration

Do you need more than one user account in Windows 11? Adding new users is the easiest solution when sharing a device with other people. Optionally, you can create a new account in the Settings section, using password management or the Microsoft system prompt. In this article we’ll show you how it works.

Windows 11: Add user – here’s how
Windows 11 screenshot
Take a Windows 11 screenshot – here’s how
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There are plenty of good reasons why you may want to take a screenshot in Windows 11. Perhaps you want to document an error message to share with IT or maybe you need to capture a moment in a program that doesn’t offer a corresponding function. Our guide shows you how to take a screenshot in Windows 11 using key combinations or the Snipping Tool.

Take a Windows 11 screenshot – here’s how
Preparing to configure Windows
Preparing to configure Windows is stuck – how to fix it?
  • Know-how

After a computer update, you may see the message: “Preparing to configure Windows. Do not turn off your computer.” It can take a while for the process to finish so patience is in order. However, if you’ve been waiting for a long time, preparing to configure Windows may be stuck. Find out how to fix it.

Preparing to configure Windows is stuck – how to fix it?
Windows update stuck
How to fix a Windows update that is stuck?
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Updating Windows regularly is important to improve the stability and security of the operating system. From time to time, however, an update may get stuck during download or installation. The problem can be fixed fairly easily and usually without much effort. Read on to find out common solutions to fix a stuck Windows update.

How to fix a Windows update that is stuck?
Screen recording in Windows 10
Screen recording in Windows 10: start recording via the Xbox Game Bar
  • Configuration

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.

Screen recording in Windows 10: start recording via the Xbox Game Bar
How to find the Windows 11 product key
How to find the Windows 11 product key
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To use Windows 11 with all its available features, you need to activate the operating system. The same applies when upgrading to the Pro Edition. In many cases this requires the product key which you can find either on the device or in your documentation or confirmation email. If none of these options are available, you can find the Windows 11 product key by using the command line or Windows...

How to find the Windows 11 product key