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The feature is a work in progress, but it offers a hint at how your PC might integrate more deeply with an Android phone.
You understand that you need to protect your PC, phone, and online accounts. But do you always have to use a long and complex password?
Cortana wants to be helpful, but that means she can be nosey about what you're doing online. Turn off these settings to get her off your case.
Windows 10 gives you 31 days to go back to your prior Windows version. Whether you've changed your mind or you were forced into the upgrade, here's how to get your old life back.
Lenovo's Reachit integrates with Cortana to search your local hard drive and various online accounts.
Windows 10 doesn't include Hibernate in the shut-down options by default, but it's easy enough to add it.
Take a break from Live Tiles! Launch programs or create shortcuts from this simple, minimalist view.
Cortana isn't all about calendar appointments, reminders, and jokes. Microsoft's digital assistant is capable of all sorts of tricks.
Classic Shell let's you replace Windows 10's Start menu with that of Windows 7, or even Windows XP.
Windows 10 makes it easy to start fresh by letting you reset the operating system and remove everything. We’ll show you how to find and start this feature.
A little app called Share Via Clipboard takes the frustration out of copying links or other content from Windows Store apps.
Microsoft's pushing Windows 10 onto Windows 7 and 8 PCs even if you didn't consent to it. Here's how to get your computer back to normal.
Windows 10 comes with a contacts app, but it's not entirely clear what you can do with it
Pressing the Alt key and a number code gives you access to hundreds of special characters from currency to copyright symbols, to linguistic characters and tiny graphics like snowmen and smiley faces. Here's how they work.
The OneDrive Windows Store app for Windows 10 makes viewing offloaded files easier.
You have two new ways to uninstall programs in Windows 10. We’ll show you how it works.
You may think there's free space in these hidden drive partitions, but think twice before messing with anything in these locations. We use a third-party disk utility to find out what's really in them.
The File History feature lets you set up an external drive to back up your files automatically. You don’t need any extra software, and it’s very customizable.
Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.
You can dual-boot old and new operating systems, but if you upgraded to Windows 10, your old Windows 7 is gone. Here's how to start over.
Malware is designed to stay put. You should be able to get rid of the malicious code with these steps.
Your Windows PC came with one or two partitions you're not supposed to touch, and upgrading to a new Windows version just creates more. You might be able to get back a little storage space, if you tread carefully.
OneNote becomes even more powerful at organizing your life when its connected to the right add-ins and services.