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How to embed fonts in Word documents so they stay even if you send the file

When you send a Word document to someone else, you expect it to look the way you intended. But your intended fonts don't always show up on your recipient's screen.

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How to enter Windows 10's Safe Mode

Sometimes, whether you like it or not, you have to boot into Windows' stripped-down Safe Mode. But with Windows 10, that gets complicated.

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How to port bookmarks and favorites to Edge

Windows 10 has a whole new browser. But transferring your bookmarks (also called favorites) to the new Edge can be tricky.

When your Windows registry gets cluttered, here's what's worth doing about it

Your Windows registry may look like a big mess, especially if you install and uninstall a lot of software. But before you clean it, here's something else to consider.

How to delete the windows.old folder clogging up your drive

It's a huge folder that appears on your SSD or hard drive after your Windows 10 upgrade, You can remove it, but do so carefully.

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3 ways to keep sensitive files encrypted on a flash drive or external hard drive

Files you carry in your pocket can be easily lost or stolen. You can thwart the thieves with these easy techniques for encrypting external storage.


When your computer reboots itself over and over again

Something is rotten in the state of your Windows PC. Here's how to deal with a computer that keeps rebooting.

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When your Windows image backup fails, try this

A backup should protect your PC from disaster. But sometimes it can become one disaster on top of another.


How to turn off Windows 10's keylogger (yes, it still has one)

Microsoft can track your keystrokes, your speech, and more. Here are the settings to turn it all off.

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Your PC boots, gets to the Windows desktop, then freezes. Now what?

It might take some sleuthing to find out what's freezing up your computer, but these tips will help.

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How to make the cursor or mouse pointer bigger

The mouse pointer isn't always clearly visible, especially if you're working on a small screen or have eyesight problems. Here's how to fix that.


Power2U USB charger outlet review: The convenience isn’t worth the bother

A power receptacle with built-in USB charging ports sounds like a great idea, but the manufacturer’s execution sucks.

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How to encrypt and password-protect ZIP files the right way

You can protect the contents of a ZIP file, but unless you know the trick, you might as well not bother.

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Uber learns lessons in Nairobi

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Your mobile IP address: Its safety is one thing, its privacy is another

Your mobile IP address isn't likely to be stolen. But you still need to take precautions.