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Windows 10's picture password gives you an alternative to traditional passwords and PINs that could be easier to remember. Whether it's as safe is a good question--we go over the issues here.
It's good to have a backup when you've lost your PC. But only if you can recover the files.
Don't let an unpredictable Internet connection keep you from where you're going—Windows 10 lets you download maps to use offline.
Onetastic's OneCalendar is a great way to view your notes organized by date.
When you have a big, ugly spreadsheet, logical formulas can help you make sense of it all by looking for results or patterns that you specify. We show you how to set up a simple one.
Adding a checkbox to Excel sounds like a little thing, but it opens up a new level of database-like possibilities for your spreadsheets. We show you how to get started.
Regardless of whether you upgrade from Windows 7 or pay $100 for a new license, Windows 10 bombards you with ads. Here's how to make them stop.
A new program from security firm Kaspersky cleans out your PC's log files and cache files quickly and easily.
Why wait? A few simple tweaks will improve Windows 10's performance without an expensive hardware upgrade.
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.