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Clean your Gmail mess with these tricks for selecting a few or a lot of messages

Move the hundreds of conversations from your boss to another location. Get rid of all those annoying emails from your cousin? Or maybe just delete everything.

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Three ways to fix Windows 10 password problems

Windows 10 would like you to use your Microsoft account to log in, but you can change to another password, or set up a PIN or a local account.

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Your PC's dead, but you may still be able to save its hard drive

Your hard drive may not have gone down with the ship. But the way to rescue it involves having the right adapter.

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This is your best hope for recovering photos from a lost or stolen phone

The phone may be gone, but your pictures could live on...depending on what your phone's settings were.

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Here's how to sync Google Earth placemarks on multiple computers

Save Google Earth Places on one PC and you won't find them on another one, unless you know the trick.

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How to create an image backup in Windows 10 and restore it, if need be

There's no better way to protect your Windows installation than creating an image backup. Here's what you need to know in Windows 10.

Why finding a better ISP is harder than it should be

Thanks to monopolies, the U.S. has fewer Internet Service Provider options than you'd think. But you might still have some options.

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Tell Windows that your browser mail is your default mail

Click a mailto link in a webpage or a local document, and up comes your email client of choice…unless your preferred email client is a website. Here's how to fix that.

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Why you should turn off your PC, laptop, modem, router, and other tech routinely

Why leave stuff on? Why not? This has been debated since the birth of tech.

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Windows taskbar icons: How to clean up the clutter

There's only so much space in the Windows taskbar, so here's how to use it wisely.

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How to use Microsoft Word's Styles to automate formatting of large blocks of text

Headers, subheads, footnotes, and regular paragraphs all need their own look. Word's styles can make that all easy.

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9 ways to keep your Windows computer safe

Evil people roam the Internet. Here's an overview of what you need to do to protect yourself.

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Windows' thumbs.db files: What they are, and what to do when they get in your way

Windows loves to create thumbs.db files, but they can cause problems, especially on a network. Here's what you can do about them.

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How to enlarge display text in Windows

A high-resolution screen can result in very tiny text—sometimes too tiny to read easily. Here's how to fix that.

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Why Lenovo's PCs have less bloatware or spyware than ever before

Lenovo consumer PCs used to have a lot of bloatware, but the company cleaned up its act after getting burned on one bad program earlier this year.