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How to Create Desktop Shortcuts on Mac

Easy Ways to Create Desktop Shortcuts on macOS

Probably everyone that uses a smart device knows what a shortcut is and what it does. For those that do not, it is a folder that links a file, folder, app, or website to its original location. It lets the user to faster access needed data. It is a great feature to have if you do not want to move the original item from its location, but you also do not want to navigate to its location every time you need to use the file. Hence creating a desktop shortcut of an item can save you a lot of time.

 
Find iOS Device Backup Location, Creat a Copy and Delete it From Mac

How to Find the Location of Your iOS Device Backup, Create a Copy and Delete It From Your Mac

With the help of portable devices like iPhones or iPads, that go everywhere with us, we capture memories in the form of photos, create documents for work or school that take a lot of our time, and have other important files stored in them for quick access on the go. If all files were suddenly lost without having them backed up somewhere in the cloud or on another device, it would be devastating. That is why it is recommended for every device to have a backup of all your important files.

 
Remove Text When Delete Key Not Working on Mac

4 Quick Ways You Can Delete Text When Delete Key is Not Working on Mac

Probably every person who has typed on any electronic device like a computer, mobile phone, etc., has used the Delete key as it is one of the perks of digital writing. It has never been so simple and quick to edit a text. Before digital computing, people used to write with typewriters or on paper with a pen, which could take up some time. It is common to make mistakes when you are writing or typing, so to have clean text on a paper, people would have to rewrite or retype the whole text.

 
How to Mute Tabs in Your Browser on Mac

How to Mute Tabs in Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, And Opera Browsers on Mac

When visiting a website for the first time, there is a good chance that you do not know what to expect. Sometimes, when you open a website, you get greeted with an autoplay video or even a couple of them at the same time. Or maybe you hear a music track playing. It can get quite frustrating when you need to look for a good couple of minutes while you find the source of the irritating audio and finally mute it.

 
How to Flush DNS Cache on macOS

How to Clear DNS Cache on Your Mac And On Popular Browsers

When you want to visit a website, you usually enter the domain name into the browser's address, and your browser loads it, but web browsers use IP addresses to connect with websites. Thanks to the Domain Name System, or in short, DNS, you do not need to memorize complex IP addresses such as 1440:cb10:0088:1::b609:d7a2. It is a naming system that turns a domain name, for example, pcrisk.com, into an IP address (a unique label consisting of multiple characters).

 
How to type characters with accents in Windows 10

Find out how to type characters with accents in Windows 10

While Windows 10 has been translated to 110 languages, many non-native English speakers prefer using the English versions of Windows 10. However, in some cases, users want to use characters with accents not in the English alphabet. This article will show you several ways you can type accented characters, which include using the Windows Character Map, using character alt codes, using keyboard shortcuts, and using a different keyboard layout.

 
How to Fix File System Error -2147219196 When Opening Windows Photos App

Are you experiencing File System Error -2147219196 when opening Microsoft Photos app? Fix it using our guides

Microsoft Photos is the default app for opening photos and other images on Windows 10. But it offers much more than that, as you can also use it to edit photos and videos, create albums, add 3D effects, and so on. However, many people have experienced problems with this app. One error, in particular, File System Error -2147219196, prevents the app from opening entirely. This article will show you how to fix this error, so please continue reading if you’re interested.

 
How to Fix Discord Screen Share Audio Not Working

No audio when using Screen Share on Discord? Here are 6 ways you can fix this

Discord is one of the most widely used VoIP applications currently on the market. Discord is mostly used by gamers, but many people use it outside of gaming. So that’s why Discord has more than 100 mln monthly active users. And while it’s mostly a reliable means of communication, Discord is still plagued by voice-related issues. This article will cover the topic of Discord Screen Share audio not working and provide you with solutions to fix this problem.

 

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