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So long, TrueCrypt: 5 alternative encryption tools that can lock down your data

Don't trust TrueCrypt anymore. Take a look at a few of the options available to you.

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A beginner's guide to BitLocker, Windows' built-in encryption tool

Now that TrueCrypt is seemingly gone, here's how to get started with BitLocker, the encryption tool Microsoft built right into many versions of Windows.

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Windows maintenance, done dirt-cheap

You don't need to buy a utility suite. You just need what Microsoft brought to the party, plus a couple of freebies, to keep Windows humming along.

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Microsoft simplifies security updates with MyBulletins

Tired of wading through Microsoft's security updates to find out which ones are relevant? Microsoft has a new tool to help with that.

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How to automate basic PC maintenance tasks

You can keep your PC in ship-shape by scheduling driver updates, backups and more using Windows' own utilities, plus some other (mostly) free software.

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10 indispensable iPhone apps for Windows users

Office Mobile (of course), OneNote, Skype, Yammer and more have iPhone apps that can help you keep working as you move from PC to iPhone and back again.

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China bans government purchases of Windows 8, surprising Microsoft

Microsoft is still selling Windows 7 to Chinese government offices.

Protect Your Bottom Line by Making Sure Your Business is Compliant

If your office is still running Windows XP, you might be violating government regulations.

SMBs Struggle in a Post-Windows XP Support World

Since the end of XP support, small businesses have faced myriad challenges keeping their companies competitive.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday gives attackers a roadmap to XP vulnerabilities

Microsoft has issued eight bulletins that fix 13 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and Office