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How-To With just a few clicks, you can get rid of the Widgets button (or Search, or the Task View virtual desktops) from Windows 11. How-To We'll show you how to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 through several easy methods, from downloading an ISO to using Windows 10's Windows Update tool. Updated Windows has an easy way to increase your PC's performance. In Windows 11, it's called the Power Mode. We'll show you how to find Power Mode in Windows 11. How-To Windows 11 gives Microsoft's operating system a bold new look, but you can still make it feel (mostly) familiar. Here's how. How-To If you don't like the new, centered look of Windows 11's Start menu and Taskbar icons, here's how to move them back to their familiar left-hand corner. How-To A step-by-step guide to make sure Office's Protected View is keeping you safe from the latest attack. How-To If you want to execute a task from the command line in Windows, you first have to open Command Prompt. Here are 11 ways to do that. Updated Microsoft has released the first official beta of Windows 11. Here's how to get it, either via Windows Update or a downloadable ISO file. How-To Windows 10 comes preloaded with a number of different font types, and you can also find a ton more (both free and paid) online. Installing these fonts on your Windows 10 PC is pretty simple. Here’s how. How-To A tutorial on how to pause Windows 10 automatic updates for a limited time. How-To ZIP files hold several compressed files inside, reducing how much space they take on your hard drive. They need to be unzipped to use the files, though. Here's how to do it. How-To Give your Windows PC a free performance boost with these 9 tips. How-To By creating a new registry entry and adjusting the Windows 11 taskbar settings, you can get the Windows 10 Start menu in Windows 11 and shift the taskbar icons to give you a Windows 10-like experience. How-To Ensure that the data on your old drives is safe from prying eyes with this simple guide to securely wiping your hard drives. How-To Windows 10's News and Interests taskbar tool is a handy feature for people who want to quickly glance at the weather and news headlines. If that's not you, here's how to turn it off. How-To If you need to record your screen, try the Xbox Game Bar built right into Windows 10. Here's how. How-To Windows 10 supports HDR monitors, but you have to manually turn the feature on to get those luscious visuals. Here's how to do it. How-To You can play games on a Chromebook, whether browser- or Android-based, or streamed PC games from the cloud. How-To Windows 10 is chock full of tools that can eliminate distractions, optimize your workflow, and make you all-around more productive—but they aren't always obvious. Updated We'll show you how to set up Linux apps on your Windows PC in just seconds, as well as how to download, run, and pin new Linux apps alongside the Windows apps you already run.