A cluttered registry can slow Windows to a crawl, but cleaning it effectively isn't easy. We put several registry cleaners to the test and offer tips to help you get your registry down to size and improve your PC's performance.
Web notifications are great, except when they aren't. Here's how to disable them off on a site-by-site basis.
Windows 10 introduced a new Web browser, Microsoft Edge. We'll show you its new features, from Cortana to Web Notes, and how to use them effectively. (Now updated with Anniversary Update features!)
Microsoft makes it easy to remove some apps, but for others, you'll need assistance from a third-party utility.
Microsoft makes it hard to remove its built-in apps in Windows 10, even if you really don't want them. CCleaner gives you a way, though, and we'll show it to you here.
A little white lie could save Windows 10 Home users from automatic updates, but it comes with big responsibilities. Watch for the full details.
Safe Mode is a useful tool, but it's not a desirable working environment. If your PC only boots into that limited environment, here's your way out.
There's a growing list of customization options available on the "stock" Android keyboard. You can change the color of the keypad; you can also create your own background using an image from your camera roll. Read on for more.
The Anniversary Update is chock-full of little tweaks that will make your experience just that much better, like photo reminders in Cortana.
Excel does its best to handle hyperlinks, even though they're ungainly in spreadsheets. Here are tricks you'll need to keep them under control.
You went into Windows Safe Mode to fix something, and now you can't get out. Luckily, you have two emergency exits. Watch for more details.
Has a malware infection taken your PC hostage? Here's how to clean it out and restore your PC to a pristine state.
Previous Windows versions let you update manually or automatically. But Windows 10 updates whether you want it to or not…unless you know the trick.
The Anniversary Update adds a nice little feature that makes it easy to hide your email address on Windows 10's sign-in screen.
If you have a dead key on your keyboard, you probably need to clean whatever is under that key. Here's how to do it with a regular keyboard and a laptop keyboard.
Keep your iPhone or iPad dark and quiet by switching to dark mode in Safari, inversing screen colors, tweaking your Do Not Disturb settings, and more.
Sticky Notes and Cortana merge in the Anniversary Update for a stylus-free way to set reminders.
Unlock the System UI Tuner to hide and reveal status-bar icons, rearrange the "quick settings" buttons, and more.