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How to reclaim file permissions and ownership in Windows

Malware or network issues can sometimes change file permissions or disown you. If you're getting a "you don't have permissions" error, here's how to fix it.

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How to remove or change the signature in Windows 10 Mail

WIndows 10's Mail app includes a "sent from Windows 10 Mail" signature by default. Here's how to change that or remove it.

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Switching from Mac to PC, Part 4: How to keep your iPad and iPhone in the mix

Incorporating your iPhone and iPad into your new life with Windows is easy.

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How to have Windows re-open active windows and programs on reboot

Jackie P. wanted to be able to reboot her PC and have it automatically open whatever was open when she closed it. Though the solution isn't perfect, it's close!

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How to re-enable delete confirmation for Sticky Notes

In Sticky Notes once you click "don't ask me again" it won't, so here's how to fix it.

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9 nifty Gboard for Android tricks you need to try

Translate as you type, call up the numeric keypad whenever you want, get a dedicated row of number keys, and more.

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Windows 10's native Beam support makes PC game streaming dead simple

The Windows 10 Creators update offers native support for PC game broadcasting, using Microsoft's Beam service. What it lacks in users and features, it makes up for in sheer ease of use.

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6 easy ways to keep your Android phone secure

There are plenty of ways to keep your Android handset safe from the most common security threats, all with a minimum of effort. Read on to learn about the right passcodes, security settings and other safeguards.

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4 ways to bolster your online privacy

Total online privacy is almost impossible, but these steps will get you a lot closer to being as anonymous as possible.

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How to rescue your PC from ransomware

Ransomware is a serious headache. Don't negotiate with e-terrorists. Be a hero and rescue your hostage PC.

How to use iOS 10.3's new Find My AirPods feature

Follow the beeps to find your missing AirPods.

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How to install Windows on an external drive

If you install Windows to an external drive, USB 3.1 can make it almost as fast as an internal drive.

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The three laws of smart PC backups

Creating a solid backup strategy is easier than you think. Here's how to back up your PC the right way.

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Three privacy tools that block your Internet provider from tracking you

The government may soon allow your ISP to sell your browsing data. Here's how to fight back.

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5 handy things the Photos app can do with your iPhone snapshots

These tips will help you find best features Photos has to offer—draw shapes, write captions, publish a gallery online, un-delete a trashed photo, and more.

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How to keep a private stash of bookmarks in Chrome

Hush for Chrome lets you stash some bookmarks that can only be used in incognito mode.