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How to show the taskbar on only one display in Windows 10

Taskbars across all displays are great, but if you want to keep things simple, try putting the taskbar on only one monitor.

How to use Microsoft’s Paint 3D app

Paint 3D is coming with the Windows 10 Creators Update. But we can show you how to create cool 3D scenes right now.

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How Windows Explorer can help you find duplicate files

Sure, you could buy a utility to ease the task of finding duplicate files or organizing your multimedia, but Windows Explorer is quite good at it in its own right.

3 Ways to Speed Up Windows 10

Windows 10's settings offer a few surprising ways to make the OS run faster.

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How to stop Windows 10 from rebooting after updates

One of the most annoying "features" of Windows 10 is how it no longer gives you the option to postpone a reboot after certain updates. Here's how to fix that once and for all.

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How to increase your right-click options with Right Click Tweaker

Personalize the right-click context menu in Windows by adding functions you use most.

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How to change Windows 10's default web browser to Chrome, Firefox, or Opera

Windows 10 pulls a nasty trick when you upgrade: It sets your default web browser to Edge, even if you opted for Chrome or Firefox in Windows 7 or 8. Here's how to change it back.

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How to create Live Tiles for your Steam games in Windows

It's not easy to turn your Steam games into Live Tiles, but this Windows Store app can help.

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How to create and restore an image backup in Windows 10

Windows 10's image backup can protect your Windows configuration. Learn how to make one of your entire drive. And, should disaster strike, learn how to restore Windows from that backup.

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3 easy steps anyone can take now to back up a PC

It really doesn't take much to set up a solid backup protocol for your PC. Here are the basics, with pointers to more details.

How to Clean-install Windows without Bloatware

You can get rid of bloatware or other troublesome software by doing a clean install of Windows 10. Here’s how it works.

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How to change the 'Hey, Cortana' wake word in Windows 10

Microsoft doesn't let you personalize Cortana's wake word, but this third-party program does.

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How to turn on the Ink Workspace in Windows 10

Even if you don't have a digital pen, you can still activate the Windows Ink Workspace to see what it's all about.

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4 reasons to kick off the New Year with an Office 365 Subscription

Office 365 is a great way to stay productive. Here are the main reasons you should give Office 365 a try.

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How to incorporate keyboard shortcuts into your workflow

Keyboard shortcuts should be on every computer user's short list of skills to acquire. Here's a look at how you can use them on an average day.

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How to customize your Windows PC with Winaero Tweaker

Winaero Tweaker lets you do deep system customizations that require meddling in the registry, without directly meddling in the registry.

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Windows recovery disk tip: When and if it needs updating

Once you make your Windows recovery disk, do you ever need to update it? We asked Microsoft, and this is what we learned.

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How to sideload extensions in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge lets you install browser extensions from unofficial sources. Here's how to do it.