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Once you make your Windows recovery disk, do you ever need to update it? We asked Microsoft, and this is what we learned.
Microsoft Edge lets you install browser extensions from unofficial sources. Here's how to do it.
For all of Windows 10's icons and tiles, sometimes, only the Command Prompt will do what you need to do. Learn these four special tricks to work smarter with your PC.
A cluttered Windows desktop hampers productivity. Here's how to whip your desktop into shape.
Some Windows 10 ads are pretty unobtrusive, but several get right up in your face. Here’s how to disable them with a few simple menu tweaks.
Windows 10 actually has the ability to install just the OS without any additional software, which is great news for those with prebuilt systems laden with unwanted software.
Windows 10 forces updates on home users, but Windows 10 Pro users can slow down feature upgrades if they want.
Microsoft didn't want you to use the Windows Store without signing in with a Microsoft Account. That no longer appears to be the case.
We take a look at the recovery drive, one of the most useful troubleshooting tools included with Windows 10.
Your Windows 10 PC could lose track of your password due to an upgrade gone awry, or some other unexpected hiccup. We have a few workarounds.
Chrome on Windows doesn't have a built-in warning dialog box before closing the browser. This workaround can help.
Windows 10 doesn't include Hibernate in the shut-down options by default, but it's easy enough to add it.
Google Drive is dumping official support for Windows XP and Vista. Here are some options for anyone running those systems.
You can tweak the built-in Windows 10 color palette quite easily; you just have to know where to look!
The beloved Quick Launch Bar from Windows XP lives on in Windows 10, providing easy access to specific folders and files from the taskbar. Here’s how to get it.
Use the AutoPlay settings to keep malicious files from downloading to your PC. Here's how.
File Explorer already has a recent-items section in the Quick Access section. But this one's better.
You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.
Settings for screen brightness, low-power mode and more will help you last longer on a charge.
File Explorer's Manage tab for photos has some quick-and-easy photo-management tools for Windows 8 and Windows 10 users.