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When you can't create the Windows 10 Recovery Drive, try these three fixes

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.

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Three ways to fix Windows 10 password problems

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.

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How to get Windows 10 to stop asking you for feedback

Microsoft wants to know if you really like Windows 10. In fact, it won't stop asking. Here's how to put an end to that.

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How to change your computer name in Windows 10

Don't like the randomly generated name Windows 10 gives your computer after a clean install? Here's how to change it to something more memorable.

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How to create an image backup in Windows 10 and restore it, if need be

There's no better way to protect your Windows installation than creating an image backup. Here's what you need to know in Windows 10.

2 easy ways to remotely access files on your PC

Need a file from your computer, but forgot to throw it into Dropbox? Having a back-up plan for remote access can help.

Fixing Windows 10's privacy problems

Windows 10 can be intrusive. If it isn't having Cortana follow you around online, it's logging your keystrokes or sending you personalized ads. We show you four ways to keep Windows out of your business.

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Tell Windows that your browser mail is your default mail

Click a mailto link in a webpage or a local document, and up comes your email client of choice…unless your preferred email client is a website. Here's how to fix that.

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How to use Microsoft Edge's casting feature to beam media to your TV

Microsoft's Windows 10 November update included a great feature to send media from one device to another.

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Windows taskbar icons: How to clean up the clutter

There's only so much space in the Windows taskbar, so here's how to use it wisely.

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How to turn on Windows 10's Find My Device feature

The Windows 10 November update has a lot of nice little updates in it including the ability to turn on a smartphone-style Find My Device feature.

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How to add any website to Windows 10's Start menu

Chromebooks aren't the only PCs that can treat web pages as apps. You can do it in Windows 10 too.

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9 ways to keep your Windows computer safe

Evil people roam the Internet. Here's an overview of what you need to do to protect yourself.

How to buy a productivity tablet

Whether you're opting for an iPad or a Surface, here are five things to consider before you buy a tablet.

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How to reclaim 20GB of hard drive space after the Windows 10 November update

Need some extra space on your PC's internal drive after installing the November update? Here's how to make room.

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How to save Windows Store apps to external storage in Windows 10

The Window 10 November update brings lots of little tweaks to Microsoft's operating system including the ability to save your apps to external storage.

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Windows' thumbs.db files: What they are, and what to do when they get in your way

Windows loves to create thumbs.db files, but they can cause problems, especially on a network. Here's what you can do about them.