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How to disable and enable a user account in Windows 10

Microsoft’s operating system offers the ability to create user accounts so that each person who uses the same computer has their own account to manage their files and applications with the necessary permissions. When we turn on the computer and start the operating system, we will see the Windows 10 login screen. In this screen, we can see how the list of the active user accounts in the system appears in the lower left corner.

Just by choosing your account from that list and entering the password, you will login to Windows 10. However, there are some tasks or functions that will only be available to the computer’s administrator user, such as being able to manage these user accounts. The system administrator will be the one that can create, delete, activate or deactivate a user account in Windows 10.

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PlayStation VR: How to Solve the Drift Problem

Numerous users have complained that the image inside the PlayStation VR headset moves to one side as time passes. It is a problem that doesn’t seem to affect all users and some even report that it is more pronounced in some software than in others. Now, Sony has addressed this problem and posted an article on their website on how this problem arises and what you can do to combat it.

Solving the PSVR Drift Problem

  1. If you have plugged a USB cable into your controller you should remove it so the controller can be tracked accurately
  2. Reduce your distance from the TV to 1,5m – 2m
  3. Mount the camera in a place where no vibrations (caused by speakers for example) occur
  4. Adjust the camera so that your head is right in the center of the image

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If all these conditions have been met, you shouldn’t have any more drift issues while playing. Since we haven’t encountered this problem yet, we would really appreciate if you could tell us whether or not these measures have helped you solve the problem.

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PlayStation VR: Ultimate Tips and Tricks

PlayStation VR just hit the market this week and has become many people’s introduction to the world of virtual reality. The following list of tips and tricks is supposed to improve your PlayStation VR experience. If any of the terminology sounds unfamiliar to you, we recommend you check out our virtual reality glossary. If you want to know how to set up PlayStation VR just have a look at this article.

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Optimizing the Tracking

Playstation VR uses a camera in combination with LEDs on your headset and the PlayStation Move controller (Dual Shock 4 controllers can also be recognized). This method is of course less than subtle and these bright lights reflecting of off shiny surfaces can become a little irritating. That’s why we recommend darkening your room for PS VR. If you don’t need to have the Social Screen displayed on your TV you can just turn it off.

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How to block your computer so only you can start it.

Almost everyone has its own user and password to access Windows. A measure that although it protects us so no one can access our computer and dispose of the information have in it, it’s not entirely reliable. Because in case our laptop is lost or stolen, anybody could have access to all of our information if they boot the computer through a CD, DVD or USB, or even installing another OS.

Therefore, if we want to improve our data security, besides encrypting, we can set a Hard Drive booting password and avoid that someone can start the system easily. For this, we have to enter the BIOS or UEFI and in its settings add a password to block the computer so no one can start it up without it.

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According to the manufacturer, the method to access our computer’s BIOS may vary, though normally you can enter by pressing any of the keys Supr., F2, F10, F12, Esc, etc. while the computer is starting. If we don’t make this way, then check the user manual or contact the manufacturer.

How to block from BIOS or UEFI our computer so no one can start it

Once in the BIOS we must look for the HDD password option that will probably be under the security tab. Due to that the menu options may vary from one manufacturer to another, in case you don’t find the option, it’s advisable to check the user manual of the motherboard. Once we have found this option, we will set a safe password and after that restrict the start mode so it can only be booted from the hard drive so blocking your computer.

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How to access UEFI Settings on Windows 10

Since its creation, over 40 years ago, The BIOS has been the tool through which we can manage our computer’s hardware. And the thing is that if we would like to choose which device to initialize during the booting process, configure RAM or graphic card frequency, adjust fan speed, among other things, the only way we have to do all of those is to access the BIOS and change the settings.

Barely 6 years ago and thanks to an important agreement held by the main technology companies, it was decided to replace the BIOS for a new system called UEFI. A new standard that was introduced commercially soon after and that offers various benefits in comparison to the BIOS.

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How to safely enjoy USB-C connection

USB-C is made to offer a large range of data connectivity, and also provides the same power supply capability as the proprietary power adapters used now. This makes it so that with just one charger and just one cable we can charge at high speed any kind of devices.

The USB-C adapters of certain capacity can work at different voltages, but they always offer compatibility with devices with charge modes of less capacity and intensity. In other words, if we were to buy a laptop with an USB-C charger, we will find voltages between 20 and 5 volts. This is standard and is precisely made to promote the universal use of just one charger for all devices.

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A MacBook Pro 2016 charger with 20, 9 and 5V modes.

It has four voltage standards: 5, 9, 12 and 20v. The intensity will vary according to the needs of each device and the charger will adjust the intensity to it as well. The maximum power transfer will also vary according to the voltage and the charger.

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How to search for a visited site in history and favorites using keywords in Google Chrome

If we’re going to talk about web browsers, it is worth mentioning that Google Chrome is the most used browser by users worldwide. And that is because in addition to all the features, functions, settings and configuration options, you can get more performance from Google’s browser making use of the large number of extensions available in the Chrome web store. Web browsers are linked directly to Internet browsing and searches on different search engines, which are the ones that allow users to perform searches on any topic or a particular website.

However, modern browsers do not index the entire web page when making suggestions to the user based on pages visited or marked as favorites in the past. Because of this, although on many occasions you obtain results based on the index of the title of the page or its URL, when you can’t remember the URL or the website’s name you have to look in the browsing history for the previously visited site that you couldn’t remember.

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Without a doubt, a very heavy task that can be very time consuming and that will be much easier thanks to WorldBrain, a Google Chrome extension that indexes all web pages visited or marked as favorites to allow you to search for them in the browser’s own address bar.

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How to know if the RAM of a laptop can be expanded?

Surely on more than one occasion you have said or heard someone say a computer is running slow, especially on older computers, as more and more powerful applications are being developed and therefore more resources are needed. RAM is one of the key components in computer performance, although other components such as the processor itself or the hard drive are also important in this regard.

Sometimes we decide to change computer the minute we start noticing it becomes slow and that there is no way to optimize its performance through software, however, you should first think about the possibility of making some changes in the hardware to extend the life of our PC or laptop much more.

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Undoubtedly, changing from HDD to SSD can help you a lot, but in many cases users think first about increasing the RAM of their computer. However, several doubts may arise here, how much RAM do I have installed right now, what type, how much RAM does my computer support, how to know if I have room to install more RAM and how do i install it.

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How to enable or turn on system restore in Windows 10

To protect our computer against viruses or a defective software this is best weapon. In just a few steps it allows us to restore the computer to a previous state and everything goes back to normal. This time we are going to show you how to enable system restore in Windows 10. It’s a quick process, without any further effort.

It’s a feature that few users value when having to deal with any threat. Obviously, we have to say that its use expose the computer to certain risk of losing information. This will depend on the frequency in which the restore points are created and the frequency in which we decide to use them. The more distant to the present day it’s more probable to happen. We also have to mention that enabling it will impact in the available storage capacity, although that’s something we can configure during the enabling process and once functioning.

How to enable system restore in Windows 10

In first place, we have to look for the configuration menu of this function. Since Windows 10 is organized differently than other versions of Redmond operative systems, let’s turn to Cortana. Writing “restore point” it should appear as first option “Create a restore point”. By selecting it, it will open a window in the tab that has what we are looking for. For those who want to look for it, it’s found in the System Properties window under the system protection tab, as you can see in the next image:

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How to solve Android Phone USB connection not showing when connected via USB cable?

It’s possible that while trying to connect your Smartphone to the PC via the USB port this one won’t recognize it, but let’s calm down, and don’t despair, the Free Android (El Androide Libre) is here to the rescue.

In this post we’ll leave you a few possible solutions so you can connect your android to your PC without any problems. Or at least we’ll try.

Not detecting the USB connection? Let’s start with the basics

Many times we turn something small into a big deal unnecessarily. It happens to all of us that when something fails we immediately go to the complicated answers, without realizing that the solution is right in front of us.

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