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Windows 10 comes with a contacts app, but it's not entirely clear what you can do with it
Pressing the Alt key and a number code gives you access to hundreds of special characters from currency to copyright symbols, to linguistic characters and tiny graphics like snowmen and smiley faces. Here's how they work.
The OneDrive Windows Store app for Windows 10 makes viewing offloaded files easier.
You have two new ways to uninstall programs in Windows 10. We’ll show you how it works.
You may think there's free space in these hidden drive partitions, but think twice before messing with anything in these locations. We use a third-party disk utility to find out what's really in them.
The File History feature lets you set up an external drive to back up your files automatically. You don’t need any extra software, and it’s very customizable.
Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.
You can dual-boot old and new operating systems, but if you upgraded to Windows 10, your old Windows 7 is gone. Here's how to start over.
Malware is designed to stay put. You should be able to get rid of the malicious code with these steps.
Your Windows PC came with one or two partitions you're not supposed to touch, and upgrading to a new Windows version just creates more. You might be able to get back a little storage space, if you tread carefully.
OneNote becomes even more powerful at organizing your life when its connected to the right add-ins and services.
Ugh, the Windows Store. Some days you just want to forget it exists. Here are three quick fixes for when the Windows store is not working.
Windows 10 notifications going by too fast? Here's how to slow them down.
On Wednesday, Microsoft released a version of its operating system that lets users try out Linux on Windows 10. Here's how to get it set up.
Say you're just not feeling Windows 10's Live Tiles, it's possible to banish them from the Start menu for a minimalist vibe.
Now that the Start Menu's back, make it your own. We'll show you how to customize what's listed at the left, how Live Tiles show on the right, and more.
The account you log onto in Windows 10 is probably connected to Microsoft. Here's why you might (and might not) want to change that and how to do it.
Microsoft did a couple of crazy things with dates so Excel could count them for you correctly. We explain how Excel sees dates and how to work with dates in formulas.
Textify is a free Windows utility that lets you easily copy a window's text, whatever the source.
A quick command in Run turns File Explorer into an at-a-glance display for all your installed programs and Windows Store apps.
Performing a Windows reinstall can make your PC feel like new, but you'll want to do some prep work first to avoid losing precious data and software.
With a simple tweak of your Windows settings, you can get a charge from your USB ports when your PC is in sleep mode.