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How To Start Any Office Application In Safe Mode

Word starting to wobble? Excel eating itself? PowerPoint playing up? If you’re having trouble with your Office apps, then launch them in a special stripped-down Safe Mode. Like Windows Safe Mode, it loads the software in its most basic configuration, enabling you to troubleshoot issues and hopefully identify what’s causing your problems. Here’s how it’s done.


Access Android's Hidden Safe Mode To Troubleshoot Problems

Just like Windows, Android has a special Safe Mode you can use if your device isn’t behaving as it should — all third-party apps are disabled, enabling you to see if your woes are being caused by one of those apps or something more fundamental that’s going on with your system. Here’s how to find it.


The Worst Bugs In Windows 10 And How To Fix Them

If you dived in the Windows 10 deep end, you might not have a smooth and seamless experience. Nowadays every piece of software seems to be a work-in-progress, and Microsoft’s newest operating system is no different.


How To Fix Almost Any Computer Glitch By Yourself

Knowing the difference between HDMI and USB qualifies me as the local tech “expert”, so folks often invite me around to fix their computer problems. I’ll let you into a little secret though: Most of the time, I’m not doing anything all that impressive or magical. Troubleshooting basic computer problems is actually pretty straightforward.


How To Roll Back Windows Updates If They Bork Your PC

By and large you should certainly be keeping Windows Updates switched on to download and install automatically. If a serious new threat should be uncovered, it’s the best way of making sure that you’re protected. However, there are occasions when applying a new update can cause problems, and here’s how you can undo the changes.


Her Tech Support: Troubleshooting Your AI Girlfriend

Relationships are hard. Especially when your partner inhabits a completely different realm of sentient existence that your frankly puny human mind could not be expected to fathom under any circumstance. The good news? You have tech support.


Apple Just Can't Keep iCloud In The Air

Today, iTunes Match went down. Yesterday, it was iMessage and FaceTime. Since launching iCloud to the public on October 12, 2011, Apple just hasn’t been able to keep its cloud-based services airborne.


How To Fix Your iPhone 5's Crappy Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi works fine for most iPhone 5 users. It was fine in our tests. But a lot of people have been complaining that the Wi-Fi is awful and can’t hold a signal. This should fix that right up for you.


Apple Wants You To Reset Your iPhone Before Hitting The Genius Bar

There must be an enormous amount of iPhone-related idiocy showing up at the Genius Bar, because now, before Apple will allow you to make a reservation, the company prompts you to kindly reset your phone.


How Do I Fix My Bricked Android Phone?

Help! Rooting my Android phone went well, but I’ve tried to flash a custom ROM and now I think I’ve bricked my phone. Is there anything I can do?


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