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How to Set Google as Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is definitely a great browser, fast and effective, but perhaps we do not like much the default search engine so it’s always good to know how to modify it.

This trick does not affect Cortana, that as no option to change your search engine, so it applies only to searches performed through your own browser’s series of Windows 10. The change is simple but must be done properly.

The first thing is to open Edge. Once opens what we need to do is navigate to our favorite search engine. I choose Google but it can be any.

Microsoft Edge

Once it is open the page, we can go to Edge Setting section. It is located in the “three dots” icon in the superior corner to the right. We enter to the configuration and once there we go to “View advance Settings”.

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How to Import favorites to Microsoft Edge

This trick is very simple and more than one is going to have a happy the day. The new browser Edge introduced in Windows 10 is a good method to gain speed of load, support hardware, reducing consumption of resources and even some users detect greater autonomy in their tablets and notebooks.

But a browser without your favorites links is like a garden without flowers, so the first thing we must do is to import the bookmarks from another alternative browser. like Firefox, Chrome. Then these favorites should be integrated in the synchronization that makes Microsoft with its cloud, that if you use an online account such as user profile.

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13 hidden features in Chrome that make chrome easier to use

Google Chrome is one of the most used web browsers, due to its speed, ease of use and simple and practical interface, which has convinced thousands of users, who use it in versions for computers, smartphones and tablets.

Besides the useful and popular Chrome extensions, the browser has a lot of hidden features that allow you to further expand its potential. We can tell them to you, but only if you keep the secret.

Opening the Task Manager

Just like Windows and Mac have their own task managers that allow you to end troublesome applications or processes, Chrome includes a useful task manager that helps you close tabs and features that cause problems in browser operation. To open it you can press SHIFT + Esc or go to the settings menu, then click on “More tools” and then “Task Manager”.

Task Manager

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Paste addresses or words and access or search them up directly

Time is money, everybody knows it, so Google incorporated one of the most useful functions in this regard: to paste a web address and directly access it or search the word directly by just copying the desired text (or web address) and click on the right mouse button, without having to do a combination of paste + press the enter key. Now those are some saved seconds.

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Desactivate the use of Flash in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft also knows that Adobe Flash’s days are numbered and within a few configuration options that offers Edge we can find how to shelve this multimedia technology from Adobe at once for all.

To get rid of Flash we just have to go to the Edge configuration panel, and see advanced in the configuration option “Use Adobe Flash Player” move the dial to shut down.

Microsoft Edge

So we force any online service compatible with html5 to give us this type of engine. More efficient and, by now, more secure.

How to Enable the “God Mode” in Windows 10?

To activate the “god mode” of Windows 10 we have to make like previous editions of Windows. We must create a new folder whose name is:

GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

God ModeGod Mode

Simple. This will create a folder, it is best done in desktop, with the characteristic of the control panel icon. Inside you will find all of the administrative tools, utilities and controls that Windows have. They are well structured in categories and we can do searches within the folder.

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How to automatic backup Data to external hard drive in Windows 10

Not even the most expensive computer’s in history, with the best components, the most secure system installed or the best maintained by its users can get rid of suffer a sudden failure. It is something that no one can predict safely on any computer.

Fortunately, although we cannot arrange a unexpected crash or failure in a computer, (viruses, failures of components, power outages) can be prevented making a automatic files backup so the loss is less than expected. (Read More: Best Antivirus for Windows 10)

Automatic backups on Windows

It doesn’t matter the operating system that your computer has. For years, developers offer native tools for saving data from a computer to an external hard drive and is very easy.

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Activating the function "Hey Cortana" in Windows 10

Cortana is the virtual assistant of Microsoft it came from the Halo games franchise to their new system Windows 10, After passing by Windows Phone 8.1. this system allowed us to meet relative information to our interest, program functions, notifications, reunions, start applications, make searches and a long etc. etc. inclusive it can sing us songs or even make us some jokes to.

Integrated in Windows 10, this assistant it communicates whit other applications, like for example the new browser Edge, and it is the center of web searches and locale searches of the operative system. to interact whit Cortana, you need to press the search button with the circular icon that is located in the bottom-left corner of the launch bar to write or dictate our inquiry.

Hello Cortana

However, there’s a way simpler and practical to make Cortana respond to our questions or orders, and there is no other simpler way than saying “Hello Cortana” and then add the query. If you have tried to do so possibly you have found that Cortana have enough of you, but before you put the blame in her face, know so applied Assistant will respond to our greeting should enable it manually.

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Intel SSD 750, perfect for your enthusiast PC

The chip giant has extended the Intel SSD 750 series with a new 800 Gbytes storage capacity model that will delight a user who wants to mount or enhance its enthusiast PC or a professional who wants to add on its workstation.

The Intel SSD 750 Series is the first of its kind for PCs, as the manufacturer reserved it until now for the server segment. If an SSD is one of the star components of modern computing for its advantages over hard drives, then the models connected to PCIe are barely the icing on the cake.

Intel SSD 750

As this Intel series is sold in 2.5-inch form or as a card that can be placed on a PCIe Gen 3 x4 slot (just as you would with a dedicated graphic card), which uses the NVMe interface (Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller) with significant performance benefits compared to SATA bus.

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Intel Core i7-6700K can go up to 6.8 GHz with overclocking

Intel introduced their first Skylake processors coinciding with Gamescom 2015 and professional overclockers didn’t miss the chance to test out these developments. And there’s a new record for the platform: Core i7-6700K can achieve 6.8 GHz.

We already saw in the Skylake special how the first models in sale from the top range for desktop computers weren’t exactly a revolution in performance because the results were not too far from their Haswell equivalents and even when it came to graphics they were well below of the few desktop Broadwell that have hit the market and that include an integrated Iris Pro 6200 of higher level.

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Classic Shell for Windows 10, the best alternative Start menu

Classic Shell makers have released a new version of this free application that lets you change the Start menu of Windows 10, likening it to Windows 7.

The removal of the start menu in Windows 8 was the focus of all criticism to the Modern user interface UI, more thought out for use with touchscreen than the desktop work with keyboard and mouse we’re all accustomed to. Microsoft listened to manufacturers and users and returned with Windows 8.1, as well as implementing other interface improvements.

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