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How to disable start up programs in Windows 10 to make boot times faster

These simple tips will help speed up your PC's boot times using built-in Windows 10 tools.

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How to pick the perfect password

What's the best password? We'll show you the rules and strategies we'd recommend to pick a safe, strong password that will keep your data secure.

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How to install a hard drive in your computer

Don't be afraid of cracking open your desktop PC's case. Installing a new hard drive is a basic task anyone can accomplish.

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Lock down your Windows PC with a dedicated local administrator account

How to assign administrator privileges to a local user account in Windows 10 for added security.

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How to clean up your Outlook inbox and manage your email

We'll show you how to limit the size of your Microsoft Outlook inbox by using folders, rules, Focused Inbox and deleting old email to keep your inbox heading toward inbox zero.

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You just bought a new Amazon Echo device? Do these 6 things first

Get the scoop on how to train Alexa to recognize your voice, prevent unauthorized purchases from Amazon, tell it where you live and work, and more.

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How cord-cutters can watch Major League Baseball without cable

Watching Major League Baseball without a cable subscription can be as difficult as hitting a hard slider. Our cord-cutting guide will help you find the sweet spot.

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Chrome can now caption almost any video or audio

Chrome's new Live Caption is an excellent accessibility feature that adds closed captions to almost any video—online or offline.

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Microsoft's 'Find My Device' is the PC management tool you didn't know you needed

Microsoft's Find Your Device is so much more than just a way to locate a lost PC. Here are seven ways in which you can and should be using it.

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Learn how to clean your Roomba’s bin the right way

Sure, you’ve been tossing the dirt in your Roomba’s bin into the trash after every cleaning. But have you checked its filter lately?

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How to make Windows 10 more tolerable with these six simple tricks

How to change your Windows 10 cursor size, expand the Windows 10 Start menu, and change the size of everything in your Windows 10 layout. Plus three more visual tweaks.

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Find power hogs on your laptop with Windows Task Manager

If you're trying to salvage every last bit of battery life on your laptop, Windows 10's Task Manager can help you find the programs consuming the most power.

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3 tweaks that help your laptop battery last longer

If you're trying to help your laptop's battery survive the day, these three settings tweaks help substantially.

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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 see how much memory is in your computer

Running out of memory can cause performance issues. Here's how to see how much memory is in your PC, and how fast it is.