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Use Windows 10's individual display scaling to perfect your multi-monitor setup

Want to boost the scaling on your 1080p monitor by a little and your 4K display by a lot? With Windows 10 that's an easy fix.


How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Regretting the loss of DVD playback on your fancy new Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to get that capability back for free.

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Google search tweak helps you avoid long lines at local shops

Got a hankering for coffee but can't stand the thought of waiting in line? Google search on mobile can help you figure out if that's likely to happen.

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How to download Windows 10 ISO files

Want to stash an ISO of Windows 10 on a thumb drive or your regular hard drive? Here's how to do that.

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Windows 7 holdouts: Why diehard users refuse to move to Windows 10

We asked, you answered. From legacy software to pure suspicion, the people speak about why they're staying right where they are, thank you.

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Set Windows 10's Wi-Fi connections as metered to download forced updates at your own pace

Want to avoid Windows updates downloaded to your PC automatically? Setting your connection as metered can help avoid that.


How to schedule when Windows 10 updates restart your PC

You can't choose which updates to download in Windows 10, but you do have a say about when they're installed. Here's how to schedule Windows 10 updates.

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This awesome micro PC and its accessories look like giant Lego bricks

Looking for a PC that's a little out of the ordinary as a basic entertainment PC? How about one built entirely out of Lego?

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3 tips for a hassle-free Windows 10 upgrade

Even if you aren't part of the first wave that's getting Windows on July 29, your upgrade shouldn't be far behind. Here are a few things you can do to get ready.


Windows 10 installation files already sneaking onto Windows 7 and 8 PCs

'Twas the night before Windows and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a clicky mouse. The PC was running in the basement with care in the hopes that Cortana soon would be there.


How to use Windows 10's Task View and virtual desktops

Task View and virtual desktops are two powerful new Windows 10 features. Here's how to use them.

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LinkedIn brings back simple, instant contact exports following user outrage

The power of the crowd has stopped a new data export process from LinkedIn dead in its tracks--at least until LinkedIn can figure out how to make its new feature faster.

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Optional Windows 10 utility blocks bad updates from messing with your PC

You can't stop the downloads from happening before they land on your Windows 10 PC with this utility, but you can rollback your system and then block them.


Google's Nest smart thermostat yanked from the Apple Store

HomeKit-enabled devices are slowly rolling into Apple's world, and Google's Nest Learning Thermostat is rolling out.


Hilarious Google Maps easter egg answers age-old question: 'Are we there yet?'

Google Maps ain't taking your sass this summer, missy, so watch it!