Redirect Output from the Windows Command Line to a Text File
Redirect Output from the Windows Command Line to a Text File

One of the most useful ways to log and troubleshoot the behavior of commands or batch jobs that you run on Windows is to redirect output to a file. However, there are a few different ways you can redirect command line writes to a file. The option you choose depends on how you want to view your command output. How Windows Command Prompt Output Works When you type a command in the Windows console ( command prompt ), the output…

How To Use Chromecast To Cast Your Entire Desktop To TV
How To Use Chromecast To Cast Your Entire Desktop To TV

Casting is a method of projecting or sending content wirelessly to a different screen such as your television or second monitor. Once you set up your Google Chromecast device , you can play any content from your mobile device or desktop on your TV or remote monitor, with the device becoming a remote control. It saves you the painful hassles of hooking up your PC to your TV using an HDMI cable, which largely depends on the length of the…

How To Update Raspberry Pi
How To Update Raspberry Pi

Loved by kids and adults alike, the Raspberry Pi is one of the best single-board computers out there, often used at the heart of thousands of projects. Like all computers, however, it’s important to keep your Raspberry Pi up-to-date to ensure it has the latest features and fixes. Most Raspberry Pi devices use Raspbian, the Debian-based Linux operating system specially designed for this tiny PC. If you’ve used Linux before, and you’re comfortable using the terminal, updating your Raspberry Pi…

How to Uninstall Microsoft Teams When It Keeps Reinstalling
How to Uninstall Microsoft Teams When It Keeps Reinstalling

Like other remote working apps, Microsoft Teams has become an essential part of the work-from-home experience for millions of people worldwide. Available for free or as part of a Microsoft 365 subscription , Microsoft Teams is a great collaboration tool for workers—but it isn’t for everyone. If you’re wedded to Slack or you prefer open-source alternatives like Mattermost, you may prefer to uninstall Microsoft Teams entirely. Unfortunately, there are signs that Microsoft Teams keeps reinstalling itself if you don’t follow…

How To Turn Windows Defender Off
How To Turn Windows Defender Off

There may be several valid reasons why you’d want to turn off Windows Defender on your computer . Maybe the service interferes while you’re gaming on your PC? Or maybe you’re a developer and it detects non-virus files as viruses? There are both advantages and disadvantages to turning the feature off. Disabling it will stop the issue you’re currently facing, but it will make your computer vulnerable to many threats. If your ultimate decision is to turn it off, there…

How To Sync Google Calendar With Outlook
How To Sync Google Calendar With Outlook

Since Google Calendar is such a popular online calendar , you might think that Microsoft Outlook for Windows would make syncing easy. Unfortunately, there is no straightforward way to sync Google Calendar with Outlook. There are, however, some workarounds and third-party solutions. Subscribe To a Google Calendar In Outlook This method provides a read-only version of Google Calendar on your Outlook calendar. You won’t be able to create, delete, or change events from Google Calendar in Outlook. Although not an…

How To Sync Browser Bookmarks & Data in Firefox & Opera
How To Sync Browser Bookmarks & Data in Firefox & Opera

People no longer access the web from a single browser or device. Most switch between devices as they go about their daily routine. Each browser has its own set of bookmarks . If you create or delete a bookmark on one browser, the change won’t show on others you use.   This will work fine if you use the same browser on all your devices. However, most people don’t. Firefox and Opera users, for example, want to view their favorite sites…

How To Set Up a NAS (Network Attached Storage)
How To Set Up a NAS (Network Attached Storage)

A nifty way to access our files over the internet is by using a NAS, or Network Attached Storage device. A NAS is basically a way of connecting a centralized hard drive to our network, like a cloud storage device , providing access to it and all files within, to all of our other connected devices. This makes file-sharing and backing things up a whole lot easier when we can do it from anywhere. The easiest way to get our…

How To Roll Back A Driver In Windows 10
How To Roll Back A Driver In Windows 10

A PC is only as good as the sum of its parts, and that includes the software used to control its many components. This software is called drivers —they allow Windows to communicate and control different parts of your PC, converting instructions into suitable code that the hardware can itself understand. These drivers are subject to occasional bug fixes and feature upgrades that can improve the overall stability of your Windows PC. Unfortunately, like any man-made code, driver updates can…

How to Recover a Facebook Account When You Can’t Log In
How to Recover a Facebook Account When You Can’t Log In

Are you having problems logging into Facebook? Whether you forgot your login details, or your Facebook account was hacked, there’s  no reason to panic. There are a few different ways to recover a Facebook account when you can’t log in.  If you believe  your account has been hacked, you should probably go over the main Facebook privacy tips and make sure it doesn’t happen again. But if for some reason you just can’t remember your login details, the simple recovery…