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How to turn off Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) in your router

How to turn off Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) in your router

By default, many routers have a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) that allows you to connect to your router without needing its SSID and password. However, WPS makes your router vulnerable hacker attacks. Therefore, you may want to disable WPS in some cases. Below we will see how to disable WPS as well as the pros …

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Can you (and should you) continue to use Windows 8 or 8.1?

Can you (and should you) continue to use Windows 8 or 8.1?

All services, big and small, end one day, and Windows is no different. In fact, Microsoft is deliberately cutting updates to their operating systems after a defined period. With Windows 8 and 8.1 starting to show their age, can you still use the operating systems? If yes, should you? Let’s see when Windows 8 and …

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Can you (and should you) continue to use Windows 7 in 2020?

Can you (and should you) continue to use Windows 7 in 2020?

Over the years, Windows 7 has built its reputation as a stable and highly reliable Windows version. Although Microsoft ended its extended support on January 14, 2020, Windows 7 remains very popular with a large number of desktop and laptop users. Can you continue to use Windows 7 in the future? To answer this question, …

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