How to Fix Blank Icons in Windows 10

Do you keep coming across blank icons in Windows 10? The issue could be limited to a handful of shortcuts on the desktop. Or, it may be widespread and affect other areas such as the Start menu and taskbar.  Considering how essential icons are in helping you distinguish between applications and file types, you must …

How to Control Fan Speed on PC

Computers usually have multiple fans to cool off the electronics, unless you’re using a water cooling system. Your system may have one fan for the processor, another for the graphics card, one for the power supply, and maybe 1-4 additional fans attached to the PC case.  Cooling fans are absolutely necessary to keep your system …

How to Point Your Domain to Google Sites

If you’re a user of Google Sites, then you know that Google Sites is one of the fastest and easiest ways to create a free website. However, since it’s free, your site will be hosted on the Google Sites website which starts with “https://sites.google.com”. But if you want people to easily remember how to get …

How To Reverse a Video for a Cool Effect

There are many ways you can spice up a video using editing techniques, and a popular effect used in countless projects is a video reverse. You may have seen this used somewhere else and want to recreate it yourself. Thankfully, doing this is pretty easy if you’re using video editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro.  …

How To Convert Microsoft Publisher Files to PDF

Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing program that lets you create publications for web or print.  However, not everybody uses Publisher these days. For example, you may want to send a PUB file for review or printing, but the recipient can’t open it because they don’t have Publisher installed on their device.  Table of Contents …

How to Connect AirPods to PS4 or PS5

Apple’s AirPods are a feat of engineering — comfortable enough to wear for multiple hours at a time while still providing enough audio quality for you to hear every little sound. It makes them ideal as an accessory for gaming. Unfortunately, PlayStation platforms do not natively work with AirPods. The good news is that you …

How to Uninstall Dropbox on Mac, Windows, and Linux

Despite Dropbox’s incredible popularity, you may have many reasons to get rid of it from your computer. Perhaps you find the basic plan too restrictive and want to switch to an alternative cloud storage service. Or, maybe you just want to delete the Dropbox installation for troubleshooting purposes. Regardless, you can quickly remove Dropbox whenever …

Getting “Your Device is Missing Important Security and Quality Fixes” on Windows 10?

One of the many good things about Microsoft is that it consistently rolls out updates to fix bugs or improve your system’s security. It’s in your best interest to install the updates as they’re rolled out. However, sometimes Windows Update seems to fail to install updates and gives an error that reads “your device is …

How to Open a JAR File on Windows

Occasionally, you find applications or games distributed as .jar files instead of the usual .exe file. You can’t just double-click on a JAR file to run the app. How, then, do you open a JAR file? Java used to be a popular coding language to create freeware games and applications. Even now, many freeware apps …

8 Best Browsers for Old and Slow Computers

Web browsers have evolved greatly over the years, adding on more features all the time. A side-effect of this feature bloat is that modern browsers are resource hogs. They need the latest operating systems and large amounts of memory to work without issues. You can try speeding up Chrome on your computer, but it just …