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Pasting formatted text from the web can often be a hassle—but not if you use these tricks.
Because sometimes an animated GIF really is worth a thousand words.
Yes, Windows 10 is great, but there are some tips and tricks from older versions of Windows that are still plenty useful.
Adding a user account in Windows 10 is a little more complicated, because you need a Microsoft account. Here's how to set it up.
When it comes to visual aesthetics, Windows 10 is reasonably configurable. Adjust color schemes and backgrounds easily with these tools.
Physically separating programs and data protects them both and makes for easier backups
How cool is it to draw on a picture to log into your Windows 10 PC? It's a lot cooler than remembering a bunch of letters and numbers. Here's how to set it up.
It actually costs you 50 cents to set up a child user account in Windows 10! But there's a good reason why, and you'll find out how it all works in this video.
Error messages on your PC are always annoying and worrying, even if nothing actually appears to be wrong. Here's how to stop a message that comes up every time you boot.
The fun and convenience of Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant isn't just for Windows 10 functions—it's integrated with a host of third-party apps in the Windows Store.
Forgetting your Windows 10 password isn't the disaster it used to be. Windows lets you get back on track with a pretty easy reset process. Here's how it works.
You can set up a local user account on a Windows 10 PC so you don't have to bother with a Microsoft account. Here's how to do it.
There's an easier way to get into Windows: setting up a numerical PIN, just like you'd use with a bank ATM. Here's how to do it.
Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.
Pin all kinds of specific app content to Windows 10's Start menu, not just an app's home screen.
Windows 10 automatically updates itself…unless it doesn't. When you hit a wall, it's time for some detective work.
Windows 10's been out for six months now, and most of the big bugs have been squashed. It just might be time to make the leap.
Safe mode is like your bomb shelter when Windows 10 explodes, but it takes a few extra steps to get into it. We'll show you how it's done.
The time to make a Windows 10 recovery drive is before your PC dies. Grab a USB drive—you might need a big one!—and we'll show you how it's done.
Cortana has some great tricks up its sleeve—including a few new ones—that make it a great companion for any Windows 10 user on Android.
Are you a Windows 7 or 8.1 user tired of seeing Microsoft's incessant taskbar pop-ups prompting you to upgrade to Windows 10? Here's how to banish them forever.
If you're running Windows 10, you need to create a Windows 10 Recovery Drive. But sometimes, instead of a bootable flash drive, you get the error message "We can't create a recovery drive on this PC." Try these workarounds.
Windows 10 would like you to use your Microsoft account to log in, but you can change to another password, or set up a PIN or a local account.