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How to switch from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Professional without reinstallation

Upgrade your version of Windows without having to completely reinstall your PC's operating system. Switching from a version of Windows 10 Home to a version of Windows 10 Pro isn't as complicated as you might think. If you imagined a complete system reinstallation to switch from one version to another, you were wrong. Microsoft has done it right. Upgrading a Windows 10 Home to a Windows 10 Professional is done by simply changing the product key saved in the system settings. You will therefore only have to buy a Windows 10 Professional product key that you will enter in place of the one already present on your machine. Even better, if you already have a Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, or Windows 8 / 8.1 Pro product key, for example from a machine that you no longer use, you can normally use it to upgrade your Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Professional. Windows can be unpredictable at times, so be sure to make a full backup of the data stored on your computer before st
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How to enable encrypted DNS in Microsoft Edge and protect your web browsing

Help protect your privacy by changing Microsoft web browser settings to force DNS-over-HTTPS to be enabled. Microsoft announced a few weeks ago that it wanted to integrate native support for the DNS-over-HTTPS protocol on Windows 10. Thanks to it, the protection of the privacy of its users will be reinforced thanks to the automatic encryption of DNS requests. While at this time the availability date of such a feature in Microsoft's OS is unknown, users can already activate the feature in the Microsoft Edge web browser. Like Chrome and Firefox, Microsoft's new browser version supports encrypted DNS. However, the feature is not available by default and requires that you activate a specific setting within a hidden menu. Here is how to do it. 1. Access the flags The new version of Microsoft Edge is based on Chromium, so it shares a number of elements with Chrome. This is the case for example with flags, hidden experimental functions that can be activated. To activate encrypted DNS

How to easily integrate a payment solution into your website?

One of the main factors in the development of e-commerce was the arrival of CMS, those content management systems that popularized the creation of websites. These CMS also make it easy to integrate a payment method into your site. As such, we will see how to integrate PayPal with Wordpress. Our consumption patterns are evolving and turning more and more towards e-commerce, this is not new: online purchases represented a worldwide turnover of more than 3 trillion euros in 2019, or 20 , 7% more than in 2018, and this strong growth should continue over the next five years. Wordpress and Shopify, two easy to learn CMS Thanks to CMS, it is possible to create and manage your online store to sell your products and services around the world. Wordpress and Shopify are among the most used platforms in the world by e-merchants. Whatever type of product or service you want to sell, these two CMS offer a large number of customizable themes (free and paid) so you can create a site that reflects your

How to make your video calls with Jitsi Meet?

Launch a video meeting in less time than it takes to say it with this free, open source solution available on all platforms. There is no shortage of applications for making video calls or meetings: Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Duo, Skype, Viber, Zoom, Slack, Teams, the possibilities are numerous. Users generally choose them because they are used heavily, and make it easy to find a large part of their address book, already committed to their cause. No need therefore to go on a mission to convince those around him to install them and create an account. But these applications also have their drawbacks. They all require you to create an account and, for some, restrict advanced features unless you go to checkout. Jitsi Meet goes against the grain of everything that exists. Closer to a video meeting solution like Zoom, Jitsi Meet is free, open source, and accessible on all platforms. Here, users do not call each other directly by choosing one or more contacts. The service will ask yo

How to use Meet Now, Skype video calling service for free?

Skype has just integrated a solution to create or join video meetings on the fly with or without registration. Here's how to use it. With the confinement imposed on all by the Covid-19, downloads of messaging applications to initiate video calls have exploded. And if in the mid-2000s, Skype was the benchmark in terms of videoconferencing solution, the application acquired by Microsoft in 2011 has lost its splendor and has been overtaken by new, more aggressive players offering an interface and more modern features that have won over the general public. To return to the front of the stage, the application has multiplied the updates bringing new features such as the ability to blur the background during a video call, or to translate on the fly conversations held in other languages. But in an attempt to counter Zoom, whose use has exploded in recent weeks, Skype has launched Meet Now, a feature to launch a video meeting on the fly, accessible both from the application and from a web b

How to choose the right USB Type-C charger for your mobile devices

Chargers over 30 W become versatile thanks to the USB Power Delivery 3.0 standard ... provided you choose the right power. Our advice on making no mistakes. In order to charge mobile devices faster, manufacturers regularly increase the power of their chargers. Thus, those intended for smartphones went in a few months from 5 W to 10 W, then to 15 and 18 W. Oppo will even go further with its 65 W smartphone charger, a power normally used for laptops. With the generalization of USB Type-C for charging ultraportables, we dream of ultra versatile chargers that would be suitable for notebooks, tablets and smartphones. Moreover, Apple already offers this type of accessory with three USB Type-C chargers: A 30 W model (55 euros), compatible with iPhone (from model 8), the seventh generation iPad, the iPad Pro (10.5 inches, 11 inches, 12.9 inches), the iPad Air generation, fifth-generation iPad mini, 12-inch MacBook Retina (2015 to 2017) and 13-inch MacBook Air Retina (from 2018). A 61 W model (

How to configure and use virtual desktops on Windows 10?

Separate your workspace from your leisure activities on your PC by associating a different virtual office for each activity. Windows has a function that is not widely used, perhaps out of ignorance, but which can be extremely useful: virtual desktops. Activated using a simple keyboard shortcut, they allow you to create several separate desktops in Windows, within which you can organize and distribute the different windows and open applications. You can then easily separate work and leisure when your session is open. Here's how to activate and use them. 1. Access virtual desktops Activation and use is done through keyboard shortcuts that it is essential to know and master. The first shortcut to activate the function is Windows + Tab. Once used, this shortcut displays all open windows on your current desktop in full screen. 2. Create new virtual offices Natively, you only have one office. To create new ones, click on the + New Desktop button displayed at the top left. A new blank spa