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Top 10 free troubleshooting tools for Windows 10

Every Windows 10 user should have a set of troubleshooting tools tucked away for tumultuous times. Here are some favorites for righting the ship.

20 ways to fix a Windows 10 cumulative update meltdown

20 fixes for a Windows 10 update meltdown

Latest Win10 update got you fuming? Here’s how to get your PC back on track

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Stock your Windows 10 PC for free: 25 great apps and tools

Sometimes good things come in free packages. Here's some of the best free software around for your Windows 10 PC.

Top 25 free apps for Windows 7 and 8.1

24 free, awesome Windows programs: Top tools for every task

Here are the free programs you need to keep your PC running right

Windows at 30: Microsoft’s biggest OS missteps

Windows at 30: Microsoft’s biggest blunders

The first three decades of Windows has brought unparalleled frustrations -- and an undying hope that the next version will be the best one yet

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12 irritating Windows 10 installation issues, and how to fix them

Having trouble installing and setting up Windows 10? You aren’t alone. Here are a dozen-plus of the most common problems, along with a few solutions

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11 must-know Start menu tricks for Windows 10

The latest Start menu has few of Win7-era customizations -- but many new tricks worth knowing

10 must-have features for Windows 9

Desktop users deserve a significant rethink of the Windows 8 gaffes and omissions for the next version of Windows

The Sorry State of WinRT Apps on Windows Phone 8

Microsoft might like you to think a properly written Windows 8 Metro-style app will work on Windows Phone 8. News from the trenches: It ain't that easy.

Windows 8 Nears the Finish Line: What's Good, What's Bad

Microsoft lifts the Windows 8 kimono one last time before the finish line. Here are the improvements and inconsistencies.

Cloud Storage Booming, But Trouble is on the Horizon

SkyDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, and SugarSync have the same feature that got Megaupload shut down, and users still have reason to distrust providers.

R.I.P. Windows Live

Windows Live appears to be on its last legs, with Windows 8 ushering in a new generation of monosyllabic, Metrofied analogs. Here's a scorecard of what's changing.

Of Course Microsoft Will Port Office to the iPad

Everyone has been speculating whether Microsoft will release an iPad version of Office. The real question is: Which Office will Microsoft offer?

Windows Phone: Is Relief in Sight?

The latest numbers show Microsoft's mobile market share continues to sink, but a leaked Windows Phone roadmap raises some reason for hope.