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Ask the iTunes Guy: iCloud Music Library video restrictions, playlist issues, and more

iTunes is more complicated than it's ever been. Don't worry, Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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Setting up macOS Sierra Server's Contacts Service

How to set up Contacts Services for access on your network.

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Yes, if you delete your photos from iCloud Photo Library, they’re deleted everywhere

Our most commonly asked question has the same answer since it was first posed.

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Missing mail? Press Command-L

A reader finds a new macOS shortcut in the Mail app perplexed experts.

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How to bring back a physical Escape key on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

No esc key? No problem. Just reassign its functionality to another key.

How to Get Windows XP's Quick Launch Bar In Windows 10

The beloved Quick Launch Bar from Windows XP lives on in Windows 10, providing easy access to specific folders and files from the taskbar. Here’s how to get it.

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How to use the advanced Calendar Service features in macOS Sierra Server

Make adjustments to get the most out of macOS Server's Calendar Service.

Disable Autoplay Settings In Windows 10

Use the AutoPlay settings to keep malicious files from downloading to your PC. Here's how.

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How to merge iPhoto and Photo libraries on a Mac

A reader has enormous photo libraries, and wants to merge and trim them while archiving parts.

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How to troubleshoot a swollen Photos cache folder

A reader uses a macOS Photos library stored on an external drive, but his startup disk has a bloated cache.

How to repair Windows 10's Master Boot Record

You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.

Google's Chromebook End Of Life Policy Gives Your Laptop Five Years to Live

Older Chromebooks will lose support after five years, if Google’s Chromebook End of Life Policy has its way. Here’s what to expect as the dreaded date nears.

Use Windows 10's Battery Saver to squeeze more life out of your laptop

Settings for screen brightness, low-power mode and more will help you last longer on a charge.

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How to get rid of useless facebook.com email addresses in your Contacts

A reader has his email to a friend misdirected to an non-existent Facebook address; why is it appearing?

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes file conversion, album artwork, and more

Your questions about iTunes, answered by Kirk McElhearn.

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How to set up the Calendar Service in macOS Sierra Server

macOS Sierra's Calendar support has robust features that may suit your needs.

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How to find out what Facebook knows about you

Facebook uses your online activity to build an advertising profile about you. Here's how to look at (and edit) some of that information.

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How to reach an Apple base station from outside your local network

A reader can't get the remote access feature to work; it's a bridge too far.

What to do when you hate Windows 10

You have a few options for backing out of Windows 10, but most of them aren’t pretty.

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How to undelete and re-delete mail in iOS

Undo Trash: What's this feature all about, and how does it appear?

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How to change your login screen in macOS (and change it back)

A reader did the unthinkable; now he wants to revert.