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How to add tabs to File Explorer in Windows

The Clover 3 extension adds tabs to File Explorer in Windows to make file management easier.

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3 simple cures for lingering Skype headaches

Love Skype, but hate what it's become? Here are three tweaks that will help make it better.


How to save specific Windows File Explorer searches for fast future queries

This tip will save you from constantly repeating your searches time and again.

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How to enter Windows 10's Safe Mode

Sometimes, whether you like it or not, you have to boot into Windows' stripped-down Safe Mode. But with Windows 10, that gets complicated.

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How to make Cortana search with Google instead of Bing in Windows 10

Windows 10's Cortana uses Bing for web searches by default with no official option to change it, but there are ways to get Cortana to embrace Google.

When your Windows registry gets cluttered, here's what's worth doing about it

Your Windows registry may look like a big mess, especially if you install and uninstall a lot of software. But before you clean it, here's something else to consider.

Don't want a standing desk? Use Workrave as a break timer to remember to move around

Don't want a standing desk, but worried about the evils of sitting all day? Time yourself to make sure you take regular breaks.

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Learn Windows 10's touchpad gestures for laptops

Here are Windows 10's trackpad gestures.

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How to enable Windows 10's 'Hey Cortana' voice commands

Loving Cortana, but can't figure out to get the voice activation feature running? Here's our guide.

How to delete the windows.old folder clogging up your drive

It's a huge folder that appears on your SSD or hard drive after your Windows 10 upgrade, You can remove it, but do so carefully.


How to set different wallpapers for multiple monitors in Windows 10

Assigning different wallpapers for each monitor was so easy in Windows 8. That's not the case with Windows 10.


When your computer reboots itself over and over again

Something is rotten in the state of your Windows PC. Here's how to deal with a computer that keeps rebooting.


How to quickly jump to often-used Windows app subsections in Windows 10's Start menu

Always jumping into Windows Update or another part of the Settings app in Windows 10? This trick makes getting there easier.


How to turn off Windows 10's keylogger (yes, it still has one)

Microsoft can track your keystrokes, your speech, and more. Here are the settings to turn it all off.


How to customize Windows File Explorer's details view

You spend a lot of time diving into the file system on a PC. Getting File Explorer organized just the way you like it is quick, easy, and worth it.