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The following article provides you with information on new Firefox 53 preferences, deprecated or removed preferences, and changes to the Ghacks-user.js file for the Firefox web browser. Mozilla released Firefox 53 on April 19, 2017 to the public. The new stable version of the web browser shipped with quite a few important changes. For one, […]

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For those of you unfamiliar with it, Veracrypt is the successor to the encryption software Truecrypt. Truecrypt was suddenly abandonded by the creators, and others decided to take up the responsibility by forking the application and creating Veracrypt. Veracrypt leaves many things untouched from the last working Truecrypt version, however they have added some new […]

kellys corner

Kelly's Korner was a popular site when Windows XP reigned supreme in the world of operating systems. Created by Kelly Theriot, a Microsoft MVP, it offered hundreds of scripts, Registry files, and executable files to repair, tweak, or improve the Windows operating system. While most of those were designed for Windows XP, part of them […]

automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode

The Windows 10 taskbar is probably displayed on most users systems all the time. The core reason for that is likely that many are unaware that the taskbar can be hidden, and that others prefer a less dynamic interface. Hiding the taskbar makes room for a tiny bit of extra space on the desktop that […]

Containers is a new feature of the Firefox web browser that is currently being tested and in active development. The feature allows you to launch websites and services in containers to separate them from one another in various ways. You may use the feature to separate work from entertainment sites for instance. Some browsing data […]

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With all of the major desktop environments already covered, I thought perhaps we should also look at some of the lesser known graphical environments for GNU/Linux. One such example is the window manager called Openbox. Openbox is actually the very same window manager used by the LXDE desktop environment, however window managers do not actually […]

unsupported hardware

Microsoft's decision to block security and non-security updates on customer PCs running Windows 7 or 8.1 (or the server variants) with "next-generation silicon" is as customer unfriendly as it gets. What makes this all the more problematic is the fact that Microsoft's detection routines, those that identify the processor of a PC to determine whether […]

  VoCore2 Mini Linux Computer + Ultimate Dock is a hardware package that includes VoCore 2, a small Linux computer which functions as a wireless router as well. Tiny is probably the better description, as it is smaller than a coin. Since the developers have packed Linux into the device, you may use it for […]

set up onedrive

If you have upgraded a Windows PC already to the Windows 10 Creators Update, or installed this version on a PC, you may have noticed quite a few changes that come with it. One of these is that you may get a "Set up OneDrive" popup when you open save or load file dialogs, or […]


Zabasearch is a free search engine to find information on people including names, addresses, phone numbers, birth year, and more. People search engines have a bad reputation on the Internet because of two things: first, because many are designed to provide information only after users pay money. Second, that the provided information may have been […]

vivaldi 1.9 move extension icons

Vivaldi Technologies released a new version of the Vivaldi web browser today that brings the browser to version 1.9. The new version of Vivaldi ships with a couple of minor improvements that include the ability to sort notes, move extension icons, and support for the Ecosia search engine. The new Vivaldi 1.9 web browser itself […]

look up partition style

Have you ever wondered how a computer boots up? Regardless of hardware or operating system, all computers start up using either the traditional BIOS-MBR or the more recent UEFI-GPT method employed by the latest versions of Operating Systems available. In this article, we will compare GPT and MBR partition structures; GPT stands for GUID Partition […]