Creating Wireless (Wi-Fi) Hotspot on Windows 10

Do you know you can use your Windows 10 laptop as a wireless hotspot to share its Internet connection with others…. Some laptops come with built-in mobile network adapter as well as a Wi-Fi interface…

If you’re in a remote location where only mobile network is available, you can connect to the mobile network via your built-in mobile interface and share your Wi-Fi adapter with others..

This setup allows other devices to connect to your laptop Internet without a separate network, and allows you to share an Internet connection you’ve made with another interface, such as to a wired network or over the cellular network…

This also works if you’re on a wired network and want to share a hotspot with others… With this setup, you must plug your Windows 10 laptop to the wired network… (Ethernet), then enable hotspot on your Wi-Fi adapter to share with others…

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to enable Windows 10 hostpot to share Internet connection with others..

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How to Free Up Drive Space When Windows 10 Running Low

Here’s something to remember: If your computer is running low on free disk space, you will not be able to install important security updates or upgrade Windows OS and your computer’s performance will suffer…

It is always important to make sure that you don’t run out of free drive space on your computer..

If you ever get a message that your computer is low on disk space, resetting Windows might help, but you may lose other stuff doing that and this is like killing a fly with a hammer…

Below we’ll show students and new users some ways to free up space so you can keep your PC up-to-date and running smoothly…

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Find | Show Which Version of Windows 10 You’re Running

Students and new users might find this tutorial useful… This brief tutorial shows you how to find which version of Windows you’re running… It was demonstrated using Windows 10, but might also work in previous versions of Windows..

Sometimes you may want to know which version of Windows installed on your PC… Knowing the version can help you decide what software or system drivers to install if you need to…

While you probably won’t want to know the exact version number for whatever Windows version you have installed, knowing the general information about your systems can be important…

Seasons professionals can simply run few commands and determine Windows’ version… However, if you’re new, fews steps might be needed to find out and this post is going to show you how…

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Turn Windows Defender Firewall On | Off on Windows 10

Windows Defender is free anti-malware software included with Windows operating system, and you can update it automatically through Windows Update… It’s a great feature to have when running Windows computers..

It is very important that you turn on or enable Windows Defender on your Windows computers… even if you have another firewall software enabled and active…

Windows Defender helps protect your computer from authorized access and adds another layer of security in protecting your data, identity from bad actors…

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to turn on or off Windows Defender on Windows 10 machine for better security and privacy…

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How to Install Typesetter CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 with Apache2, PHP 7.2 with Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates

Typesetter is a lightweight and fast content management system which has been around for long time… It’s also a flat-file CMS, a True WYSIWYG and a great alternative to WordPress and other popular CMS in use today…

If you’re a current WordPress user and wish to try another CMS, give Typesetter a try and see if it fits your needs… It’s based on the same LAMP or LEMP stack as WordPress so the technology shouldn’t be much different than what you already know…

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Typesetter CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS with Apache2, PHP 7.2 support and Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS certificates enabled…

When you’re ready to get Typesetter working, continue with the steps below:

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Install Joomla CMS on Windows 10 Desktop / Server with XAMPP Support

Joomla, is a free open source, mobile-ready and user-friendly content management software use to create many of the websites and applications you use every day…. from personal blogs to eCommerce to almost any types of websites… In order to run Joomla, you’ll need to install a webserver, a database server and PHP server scripting modules…

Majority of the time Joomla will be installed on a Linux system, including Ubuntu with either the LAMP or LEMP stack… However, there are some open source projects today that are making it possible to install Joomla on Microsoft Windows desktops and servers…

One such project is XAMPP… XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Joomla with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP on Microsoft Windows 10 or Server computers…

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How to Install Drupal CMS on Windows 10 with XAMPP Support

Drupal, a popular open source content management software can be used to create many of the websites and applications you use every day…. from personal blogs to eCommerce to almost any types of websites… In order to run Drupal, you’ll need to install a webserver, a database server and PHP server scripting modules…

Majority of the time Drupal will be installed on a Linux system, including Ubuntu with either the LAMP or LEMP stack… However, there are some open source projects today that are making it possible to install Drupal on Microsoft Windows desktops and servers…

One such project is XAMPP… XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Drupal with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP on Microsoft Windows 10 or Server computers…

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How to Install WordPress on Windows 10 Computers with XAMPP Support

WordPress, the most popular content management system can be used to create all kind of websites… from personal blogs to eCommerce to almost any types of websites… In order to run WordPress, you’ll need to install a webserver, a database server and PHP server scripting modules…

99% of the time WordPress will be installed on a Linux system, including Ubuntu with either the LAMP or LEMP stack… However, there are some open source projects today that are making it possible to install WordPress on Microsoft Windows desktops and servers…

One such project is XAMPP… XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install WordPress with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP on Microsoft Windows 10 or Server computers…

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Enable VirtualBox VM to VM Communications on Windows / Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable virtual machines created on VirtualBox to communicate with each other… Since VirtualBox 5.2 was released, I have discovered some default settings that may be frustrating to students and new users…

For example, right out of the box, VirtualBox’s virtual machines can not communicate with each other while attached to the default NAT network… VMs configured with the default NAT network configurations can only get to the Internet… with no VM to VM or host IP communication.

In order to allow virtual machines to communicate with each other, you must change the VM network settings to use NAT Network… but you can’t use that network setting if you haven’t already created it… This brief tutorial is going to take the pain out of the process for students and new users.

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How to Install Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 Guest Machines on VirtualBox

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS desktops on a VirtualBox guest machines… If you own a Windows or Linux computer and would like to experience Ubuntu, then installing it on a VirtualBox software as guest machine is the fastest and cost effective way to go…

When you’re ready to run VirtualBox guest machine with Ubuntu, the below steps should be a great place to start…

This should also be a great way to test the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, as it might be the best Ubuntu distribution yet… Ubuntu 18.04 LTS returns to GNOME Desktop environment, defaults to Xorg as graphics server, brings new themes and many more enhanced features…

Ubuntu 18.04 appears to be a giant step forward… You will probably want to upgrade or install it the moment it’s available…

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