What Is the Maximum Size a Windows Page File Can Be?

By Akemi Iwaya on May 18th, 2017 Whether it is just a matter of curiosity or a genuine need to know before adjusting the size of the file on your own computer, just how large can a Windows page file actually be? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question. Today’s Question & Answer session comes ... Read More »

How to Organize All the Cables Under Your Desk

If you looked under your desk and finally got fed up with the mess of cables underneath, here’s how to organize that mess and get your cables under control. Most of the time, you probably don’t care how all of your cables look in the first place. After all, they’re hidden under your desk where no one will see them ... Read More »

What Does a Windows Folder Icon With Double Blue Arrows Mean?

For the most part, many of us are familiar with the various folder icons included with Windows over the years, but once in a while, a new one shows up. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question. Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us courtesy of SuperUser—a subdivision of Stack ... Read More »

How to Dim Your Hue Lights When Watching Movies in Plex

Why manually dim the lights during movie time when your media server can do it for you? With a little tweaking, you can set Plex Media Server to automatically adjust your Hue smart bulbs with custom lighting schemes for movie time, intermission, and the end of the film. We’re pretty big media center fans here at How-To Geek, and we’re passionate ... Read More »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Android TV

If you’re an Android user, Android TV is a great way to bring your mobile OS (and your favorite apps) to the big screen. And if you’re looking to get more from your Android TV box, this is a collection of few tips and tricks to help supercharge your experience. If you’re really looking for more information on Android TV ... Read More »

How to Seamlessly Run Windows Programs on Your Mac with Parallels

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Sometimes, Mac users need to run Windows software. Maybe there’s a program you need for work that doesn’t offer a Mac version, or maybe you occasionally need to test websites in Internet Explorer. Whatever you need Windows for, Parallels is the best tool for the job. Why Use Parallels Instead of Boot Camp or VirtualBox? Sure, you could set up ... Read More »

How to Save the Command Prompt’s Output to a Text File in Windows

Saving the output of a Windows Command Prompt command is a great way to get a nice neat copy to share with support staff, analyze longer outputs using your favorite text editor, or otherwise interact with the output with more flexibility than staying in the command window allows for. To redirect the output of a command to a text file instead of ... Read More »

Can Domain Squatters Detect When People Make WHOIS Requests?

It can be very frustrating if you find out the unclaimed domain name you wanted has suddenly been registered right out from under you by a domain squatter the day after you looked it up. With that dilemma in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question. Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us ... Read More »

What the Labels On Your TV’s HDMI Ports Mean (and When It Matters)

An HDMI port is just an HDMI port, right? Except if you peer closely at the back of your HDTV and other HDMI-capable home theater components, you’ll notice quite a few tiny labels that indicate not all ports are equal. What do those labels mean, and does it matter which port you use? Any Port for the Basics, Specific Ports ... Read More »

Does PowerShell Work on Other Operating Systems Besides Windows?

It can be very frustrating when your professor says one thing about PowerShell and various websites seem to offer solid proof to the contrary. Does PowerShell actually work on non-Windows systems or not? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a puzzled reader’s question. Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us courtesy of SuperUser—a subdivision of Stack Exchange, ... Read More »