Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Microsoft's quick actions tiles are a convenient way to get at key system settings. Here's how to organize them to your liking in the Anniversary Update.
You'd think it wouldn't be too hard to know how much storage space you need to create a Windows 10 recovery drive. But we asked Microsoft, and the answer will surprise you.
Microsoft’s new Edge browser has bookmarks, but they're called Favorites. Here's how to enable them.
Control how AutoPlay responds to various removable media in Windows, so you can enjoy the feature's convenience while minimizing the risk to your PC's security.
The Express settings option will make your installation go faster, but you might inadvertently agree to conditions you wouldn't choose for yourself.
Windows 10's Anniversary Update adds a new setting that makes it easier for your PC to finish an update without you logging in. Say goodbye to the 'We're just getting things ready' screen.
There's a difference between 64-bit and 32-bit operating systems, and it involves your PC, too.
The dark theme is ready to trick out your Windows 10 PC. Here's how to enable it.
Want to make extra sure Windows 10 won't install updates when you need your PC the most? Active Hours can help.
With the Anniversary Update Microsoft Edge can finally use browser extensions. Here's how to install them.
Here's how to get started with BitLocker, the encryption tool Microsoft built right into many versions of Windows.
Locate your Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office product keys with this simple guide.
Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 in January of 2020, but I'm turning over Answer Line to Josh Norem today.
A cluttered registry can slow Windows to a crawl, but cleaning it effectively isn't easy. We put several registry cleaners to the test and offer tips to help you get your registry down to size and improve your PC's performance.
Windows 10 introduced a new Web browser, Microsoft Edge. We'll show you its new features, from Cortana to Web Notes, and how to use them effectively. (Now updated with Anniversary Update features!)
Microsoft makes it easy to remove some apps, but for others, you'll need assistance from a third-party utility.
Microsoft makes it hard to remove its built-in apps in Windows 10, even if you really don't want them. CCleaner gives you a way, though, and we'll show it to you here.