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To download free icons for your computer, access a relevant website, and choose an appropriate icon from the several options given. Then, click on Download, and save the downloaded file in the computer to use the icon as... More »

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To change the look of an icon, access the Change Icon dialog box via the Properties window of the file or folder you wish to modify, and select the desired image file in the ICO format. To change the icon size, open the ... More »

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Both Windows and Apple computer owners can locate the item they want to create a shortcut for and right-click it to create a desktop icon. These icons are shortcuts for opening different software on the computer. More »

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To add a new icon to the computer desktop in Windows 8, right-click on an empty space on the desktop, select New, and click Shortcut. Click Browse to locate the file or application in File Explorer, and click the item to... More »

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Firewalls screen data coming in and out of computer networks, blocking unauthorized access and halting traffic from unsafe Internet sources. On shared networks, firewalls may automatically stop all traffic from an "infec... More »

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A Wi-Fi dongle, also referred to as a wingle or a data card, is a portable device that can be plugged into a computer's Ethernet port, providing mobile access to a finite amount of Internet data. These products can give ... More »

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To clean a laptop fan, shut the computer down, remove the battery and adapter, remove the access panel, blow out the fan with a can of compressed air, and replace the access panel. This is an easy process requiring a sma... More »

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