Author: Darren

How to Disable Access to Registry Editor in Windows 10

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As is known to all, Registry is a critical part in Windows 10 and any other Windows system. Improper actions on Registry may directly cause system/program failure. That’s why you are advised to backup Windows 10 Registry before…

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How to Turn off System/App Notification Sounds in Windows 10

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When you insert a USB stick, connect a cell phone, install apps, change system preferences, or do some other actions in Windows 10, by default it will play sounds in notifications center to alert you. The sounds can…

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Change Background/Text Color of Command Prompt in Windows 10

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The Command Prompt window in all Windows versions including Windows 10 uses a black background and light gray text. If you want to change the plain-old color and add some other colors to make your Command Prompt window…

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How to Disable Read Only in Excel 2016

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If an author has made an Excel 2016 spreadsheet read-only to protect it from being modified by others but now you want to remove the read-only mode, read this page to learn how to disable read-only in Excel…

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Forgot Password to Open/Modify Office Document, What to Do

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Security conscious people usually set passwords to encrypt Office files that contain critical data. However, it will cause you to be unable to open or modify an Office document if you forget or lose the password. Then what…

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How to Make an Excel Spreadsheet Read Only in Office 2016

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When you share one Excel workbook/spreadsheet with others, you may do not want the spreadsheet to be modified arbitrarily by unauthorized persons. If so, you can make the spreadsheet read-only to discourage others’ editing. Now this page will…

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How to Stop Protection on Word document 2019-2007 without Password

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If you want to restrict editing in a Word document, you can start enforcing protection, and just stop protection when you want to remove restrict editing from a Word document. We will show you how to protect specific…

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How to Reset Microsoft Access Database Password

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If you’ve set a password to encrypt your Access database, sometimes for some reason you may want to change or reset the password. Now, I will elaborate on how to reset the Microsoft Access database password by the…

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How to Encrypt or Decrypt Access Database 2016 with Password

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Encryption is one good means for protecting sensitive data stored in an Access database (*.accdb, *.mdb) from being seen or modified. Now, this post shows how to encrypt and decrypt Access 2016 database with a password. Part 1:…

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How to Clear Run History in Windows 10

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If you usually use Run Commands to start programs/apps or open folders/documents in Windows 10, all the commands you have ever typed in the Run box will be automatically stored in its history. Sometimes you may want to…

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