6 ways to cool down your computer when it overheats

There are several steps you can take when you find your computer is overheating. Diego Cervo / EyeEm/Getty Images

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There are several steps you can take when you find your computer is overheating. Diego Cervo / EyeEm/Getty Images

If you find that your computer tends to run hot these days, don’t worry. There are several ways you can cool down your computer so that it doesn’t burn your lap or damage itself.


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How to cool down your computer 

Don’t block your computer’s vents

There are fans located inside your computer to help it cool itself down, and when those fans’ vents are blocked, the air cannot travel properly, making your computer overheat. Make sure your computer’s vents have plenty of unobstructed space around them. This can include the surface on which your computer rests. For example, if you usually use your laptop in bed and rest it on a blanket, the blanket will inhibit the computer’s ventilation. For best results, use your

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Why is my computer fan so loud? 5 ways to troubleshoot a noisy computer

a man sitting at a table using a laptop computer: There are severals ways you can troubleshoot a computer fan if it's loud. Bloom Productions/Getty Images

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There are severals ways you can troubleshoot a computer fan if it’s loud. Bloom Productions/Getty Images

As a computer endures use, its fans may begin to work overtime and produce a loud noise. This can be caused by anything from overworking the computer’s CPU, to its specific settings adjustment, to the type of computer itself. (Some computer brands run their fans much louder than others — HP is one example.)


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How to fix a loud computer fan

As with anything, the best cure for a loud computer fan is to prevent it from getting loud in the first place, but that isn’t always possible. For every other situation, give these tips a try to quiet your computer’s fan.

Clean the fan

This might sound obvious, but the more you use your computer, the more dust and other debris become trapped inside. A few sprays

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It’s Giving Tuesday! Here Are All the Ways You Can Give Back on the Internet’s Most Generous Day

In a 2020 that, for many, was filled with strife and struggle, this year’s Giving Tuesday presents a welcome opportunity to give back and offer gratitude and support to causes near and dear.

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What officially began in 2012 as a response to the retail-focused Black Friday and Cyber Monday events has grown over the years into an international movement that encourages citizens worldwide to do good.

Giving Tuesday was initially founded by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, and last summer became its very own organization, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and PayPal.

a group of people looking at a phone: After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday — and it's all about heart

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After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday — and it’s all about heart

This year’s Giving Tuesday falls on Dec. 1, and there are plenty of organizations where your dollar will go a lot farther than it usually

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Five great ways responsive web design benefits your SEO

30-second summary:

  • COVID-19 pandemic emphasizing the practicality of internet mobile for all-around daily tasks.
  • Mobile web browsing skyrocketing fuelled by consumer shopping intent.
  • Half the world’s population browsing the internet on a mobile device, with 61 million UK mobile internet users by 2021.
  • Google’s webmasters announcing the mobile-first index launch in March 2021, with a knock-on effect on desktop-only and m-dot websites.
  • Davies, an SEO expert at UENI reveals the top five ways of complementing SEO efforts with responsive web design to improve websites’ performance in Google’s SERP.

With mobile internet accessibility and usability growing year-on-year, it is undeniable that websites must meet users’ expectations for a smooth and relevant experience. Moreover, 2020 generated valuable insights into the relevance of mobile devices to people’s lives. Still questioning the importance of responsive web design for your website’s SEO? To weaken skepticism, Jos Davies, an SEO expert at UENI reveals the top

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5 Ways to Use the SEO Power You Have Within

Let’s say your website has some goodwill, which is the trust users place in you, their admiration for your brand. It also goes under the name “domain authority,” and we try to measure that by analyzing backlinks profiles.

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Close up of arrow pointing to url on web brower

It almost becomes tangible, and you can distribute it within your website. Many SEOs will use the term “link juice” to illustrate this concept. Internal linking is about how you distribute the goodwill to the pages on your website. How you make the link juice flow to the right pages.

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The three pillars of SEO: Architecture, Content, Authority

Overview: What is internal linking?

Internal links are links within a website. Some call them inner links. The most common way to use links in a website is in the navigation menu, in the website footer,

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3 ways PR pros can win with SEO and analytics

If you think search engine optimization isn’t for PR pros, think again.

Especially during COVID-19, SEO is increasing in importance, as organizations seek to reach their target consumers and stand out in a noisy and cluttered digital media landscape.

“SEO is extremely adaptable based on the situation, goal or need,” says Jason White, director of SEO for Texas-based digital marketing agency PMG. “Depending on the approach to generating press, SEO can help identify the opportunity, guide content development and be a catalyst for success for how a piece is optimized.”

Whether you’re looking to get the most out of your next press release or aiming to take advantage of growing digital trends, such as online shopping, consider these keys to success:

1. Collaborate to create strategies and best practices.

Just as you shouldn’t execute your efforts or campaigns without a plan, SEO initiatives require a thoughtful and strategic approach.


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How to share your screen on Zoom in 2 different ways on a computer or mobile device

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You can share your screen on Zoom during a live call. Zoom

  • You can easily share your screen on Zoom during a group meeting using the desktop or mobile app.
  • You can share a screen before you have joined a call from the app homepage, or choose to begin sharing at any time during a live call.
  • The process looks slightly different on each app, and the desktop version offers more options for screen sharing — including options to annotate and use a whiteboard.
  • This story is a part of Business Insider’s Guide to Zoom.

As more and more meetings become remote, it might be helpful to share your phone or computer screen with coworkers or students when you’re on a Zoom video call.


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Whether it’s a marketing presentation or lecture slides, sharing a screen can be an easy way to show others

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Banning Porn Is a Bad Idea. There Are Other Ways To Improve the Internet

It’s 2020, and some conservatives are still hellbent on banning online porn.

Matt Walsh, a Daily Wire columnist and a culture warrior if there ever were one, wants the state to “have a role” in regulating adult content. Sohrab Ahmari, op-ed editor of the New York Post, insists that adult content “isn’t free speech—on the web or anywhere.” Newsweek‘s own opinion editor, Josh Hammer, has lamented at First Things that “today’s self-proclaimed liberty-minded ‘conservative’ vanguard defends licentiousness by invoking the mantle of freedom.”

And writing on the other side of today’s “Debate of the Week,” Terry Schilling, executive director of American Principles Project, has spent a good portion of his career discussing his concerns about adult entertainment and, more specifically, access to it.

As everyone is aware by now, I am a constitutional conservative. I am a Christian. I am an occasional columnist at The Federalist, whose

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What is spyware? 5 ways to protect your computer from being infected

  • Spyware is a type of malware that secretly monitors you, steals sensitive information from your PC, and sends it to third parties without your knowledge.
  • Some spyware might track your behavior online while others can record passwords or even log your keystrokes.
  • You can avoid spyware by following common safe computing practices that are designed to protect you from all forms of malware.

Spyware is a common variety of malware that, as its name implies, is designed to spy on you. It’s usually software hidden on your computer or masquerades as something benign and gathers certain information that it sends to other parties without your knowledge or consent.

Often, people describe legitimate and mainstream software as spyware — for example, certain social media platforms like Facebook often get this label — but that’s a misuse of the term. Real spyware is much more dangerous.

What you need to know about

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Three Ways A Premium Domain Helps A Website Grow

CEO, VPN.com: The $1M Domain Name – We help brands, Entrepreneurs, politicians and athletes acquire premium domain names for their vision. 

Harvesting a credible online presence is a critical step toward building a brand — and it all starts with a domain name.

Deciding on registering a domain name should not be done in haste. From a marketing standpoint, the right domain name is a powerful tool that can lead customers to a website and help create recognition for the brand.

Short and brandable domain names are scarce, though, if not outright impossible to find. While often significantly more expensive than regular ones, premium domain names are inherently more valuable to companies seeking to carve out their slice of the online market.

What exactly is a premium domain name, and will having one help your site grow?

Premium Domain Names

Premium domain names are, quite simply, domain names that

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